Medical Articles

The Erect Penis and Varicose Veins

A guy tends to focus a lot of attention on his erect penis, whether in the interest of pleasing a partner or pleasing himself. Yet despite the considerable attention a man gives it, it’s the rare man that knows that the penis can develop varicose veins. Getting older means extra attention to penis care is…

OH NO, My Bottom Itches!

Like bloating and gas, anal itching may be just an annoyance or it can take center light and be a real pain in the ….neck. It can become overwhelming and dominate your life. The skin about the anal opening is wrinkled and ridged and easily becomes irritated and inflamed. Again there are many reasons why…

Acid Reflux And Indigestion: What Is The Difference?

Many construe the conditions of both acid reflux and indigestion to mean the same thing. In reality, there are a number of differences between the two conditions. While it is true that acid reflux symptoms are very similar to those of indigestion, they are a lot more severe and tend to persist for more than…

7 Diseases Spread by Mosquitoes

No doubt, mosquitoes are such bothersome insects plaguing mankind today. With just one bite, this tiny pest can cause you trouble for a period of time. On most cases, a mosquito bite can be harmless. Small bumps may emerge on the bitten skin, which may itch for a while and then disappear and disregarded. However,…

End Stage Liver Disease Complications

Liver disease and it’s complications are quite surprising. Who would even begin to imagine all that a liver patient has to deal with! Liver disease can come on quickly due to drugs, Tylenol abuse, and many other reasons such as a fatty liver. Other times liver disease is brought on from drinking too much, as…

Are Your Nursing Assistants in the Know About COPD?

Did you know that COPD is predicted to be the third leading cause of death by 2030? Because chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is so prevalent, your nursing assistants are bound to care for clients with this condition. They need to know how to help clients deal with the changes that come with a diagnosis of…

Global Trends For the Financial Service Industry

As the economic crisis continues to unfold, the financial service industry faces serious challenges. The crisis is rooted in continuous imbalances, including long periods of low interest rates, rapidly rising asset prices, and massive credit and savings imbalances. The 2007 and 2008 Reports from the World Economic Forum predicted these changes as continuous risk to…

What You Should Know About High White Blood Cell Count

Elevated white blood cell count (also known as leukocytosis) indicates that there is an increase in the production of white blood cells (WBC or leukocytes) in the body. It is the opposite of leukopenia, which is the decrease in the number of WBC. The main function of leukocytes is to fight infections within the body,…

Acne Vulgaries

Acne vulgaries is a skin disease and found in men and women equally. Acne includes whiteheads, blackheads, zits, pimples, outbreaks of lesions and deeper lumps. It appears on face, shoulders, back, upper arms and chest. Types of acne vulgaries Inflammatory Pustules Cysts papules Scars Non-inflammatory Blackheads Whiteheads Secondary lesions Scratched spots Pigmented macules Erythematous macules…

What Are The End Stage COPD Symptoms

COPD is the condition or disease when the patient experience obstruction of airways. This results to difficulty in breathing and other symptoms that come with this disease. The problem with COPD is it’s a condition that lasts for a lifetime. Since it lasts for a long time, a number of patients are just dealing with…