Medical Articles

Fear of Being Alone – Coping With Monophobia

Due to the deeply personal and sometimes anti-social nature of monophobia, many sufferers of this disorder have trouble accessing resources or diagnosing the condition for themselves. Most commonly, diagnosis of monophobia occurs after a significant lifestyle change that removed a key person or location from their life. While most cases require professional psychological or psychiatric…

5 Steps to Calm Anxiety in a Child

Children have a tendency to get anxious and there’s nothing wrong with it. Getting anxious is natural that is experienced by all. After all, it is also an “evolutionary safety survival mechanism,” according to a Huffington Post report. Anxiety during childhood can stem from many factors – not seeing familiar faces around and presence of…

How To Use Color To Heal And Ease Your Grief

When the grieving process begins, it strikes hard. When someone close to you dies, a loved family member or friend, the loss of a family pet, your job, relationship or something that once belonged to you, now gone, forever, there can be feelings of overwhelming pain and grief. If you have ever worked in the…

Spring Airsoft Rifles – Everything You Need to Know

Spring Airsoft rifles, like other spring piston guns, feature a single shot cocking mechanism. They are almost always modeled after military grade firearms, the two most popular being the M16 and the AK-47. Often made with ABS plastic and aluminum, these spring Airsoft rifles are heavy in weight with full sized scale frames. They fire…

The Best Shingles Diet to Cure Shingles

Shingles, medically known as herpes zoster, is a result of the reactivation of the dormant varicella-zoster virus in individuals who have previously had chickenpox. The dormant virus stays in the dorsal root ganglia of the sensory cranial and spinal nerves. When an individual becomes immunocompromised (weakened immune system), the virus is reactivated and comes out…

Taking Laxatives and Birth Control Pills

A common problem affecting people in the present day sedentary lifestyle is Constipation. It is not therefore surprising to see how hugely popular laxatives are. Laxatives are drugs, food items, or any other lubricant substance, used to stimulate bowel movements, mostly to treat constipation. While Laxatives help remove the undigested food material present in the…

Five Components of Fitness

Generally, physical fitness is defined as the ability of a person to meet the physical demands of daily life and carrying out the day-to-day activities without unnecessary fatigue. There are numerous benefits of physical fitness which include better health, greater strength, more flexibility, increased energy, improved appearance and many more. Being physically and mentally fit…

Coccyx (Tailbone) Pain – Causes and Treatment

Anatomy The coccyx (KAHK-siks), or tailbone, is the bony structure at the bottom of the spine. In humans, it’s the bud of an undeveloped tail, which we lost the need for long ago. The coccyx comprises three to five separate but fused small bones. The coccyx functions as a kind of hub where muscles, ligaments…