Medical Articles

Surprising Health Benefits of Quilting

You know that quilting makes you feel good, but now there’s scientific evidence to back up what you’ve always suspected-not only does quilting make you happy, it’s actually good for your health. Researchers at the University of Glasgow published their findings in the peer-reviewed Journal of Public Health after conducting qualitative research using a local…

Natural Cure For High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

Cholesterol is found throughout your cells and in your bloodstream. Your body needs a certain amount of cholesterol to function properly, but it is when you have too much that your health can begin to suffer. There is good cholesterol and bad cholesterol. HDL is the identifier for good cholesterol and LDL identifies your bad…

Beating Gout By Eating Citrus

What is gout? Gout is a type of arthritis that causes very painful swelling in one or more joints. It typically affects the big toe joint, but it can also cause painful inflammation in other joints such as the elbows, knees, wrist or fingers. Thankfully, although gout is a very painful condition, it is possible…

It’s Only A Small Whitehead

As I was growing up, I was nurtured by the sun just like plants are. I was outside in the sun every day. When I was a teenager, we used baby oil and iodine to help us get that tan look. (Fry-Baby-Fry) I became involved in the city recreation age group swimming and diving teams…

Chemotherapy and Bloodletting

The goal of chemotherapy is to kill part of a cancer patient’s body without killing the patient. It involves lethal drugs that do serious damage, hence the side effects. The drugs work by damaging the RNA or DNA that controls cell division. If cells are unable to divide, they die. Healthy cells grow back; hopefully…

Bulging Discs

Bulging discs are one of the most serious conditions a person could suffer with related to the spine. In fact, this condition can cause intense pain as well as disability. This article will discuss what a bulging disc is, what causes it, the most common symptoms associated with it, as well as the most effective…

Serrapeptase: The Amazing Enzyme From An Unexpected Source

“Humans are born gentle and supple. At death, their bodies are brittle and hard.” ~ Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching, Chapter 76 Enzymes are the unsung heroes of health. They facilitate every chemical interaction in the body. Without them, none of our internal metabolic activities could ever happen. Although enzymes do many things, today we’ll…

Multiple Myeloma – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Multiple myeloma is a cancer that begins in the bone marrow in the plasma cells. The disease is called multiple myeloma because it affects many bones. Although multiple myeloma affects the bones, it begins in the blood cells of the bone marrow, and is not a bone tumor. An age over 65, an origin of…

Frontal Knee Pain

What is frontal knee pain? Frontal knee pain is a pain people experience beneath the kneecap (additionally referred to as patella). It’s the most typical reason behind chronic pain related to the knee. It originates from deterioration of cartilage, which happens because of inferior position in the kneecap while it glides across the lower end…

Alcoholism – Causes and Effects

Alcoholism is the inability to control or ignore a strong craving for alcohol. People suffering from alcoholism often find that they need the aid of alcohol to feel good or normal. They often crave alcohol, but this craving is much stronger than the occasional craving people have for certain foods. The craving for alcohol experienced…

Acid Reflux, Sleep Apnea and Heart Palpitations

Acid reflux, sleep apnea and heart palpitations are serious problems that people have to look after; otherwise, problems that are more serious could result in untreated symptoms. A person who suffers from sleep apnea may also complain of frequent headaches, dry mouth, and a sore throat in the morning, heart palpitations, urinating throughout the night,…

Morbid Obesity – How to Overcome the Denial

In my late 30’s I began to have the vague understanding that I was morbidly obese. It would be there when I would try on pants that didn’t fit anymore, or a shirt that suddenly pulled against my bra in an unsightly manner. I would have this argument – oh my god, look how fat…