Medical Articles

Metabolic Syndrome Risk

Metabolic syndrome is a very dangerous situation. It is a cluster of conditions such as high blood pressure and high blood levels of glucose. Because of that disorder heap, metabolic syndrome raises the risk of heart disease and diabetes. The likelihood that adolescents will develop metabolic syndrome rises in cases of exposure to tobacco smoke,…

Benefits Of Treadmill For Diabetics

Diabetes is a lifestyle disorder. It is a disease in which a body cannot properly control the amount of sugar in blood, and body does not produce sufficient amount of insulin or does not utilize it properly. It is very important for a diabetic patient to maintain sugar level in blood and to exercise regularly.…

Parents are killing Their Obese Kids

Children are facing the perils of obesity at an alarming rate with 17% of kids between the ages of 6 to 19 being overweight or obese, according to research. Unfortunately, a lot of these overweight kids are victims of a lack of balanced home prepared meals due to the busy lifestyles of parents, whom are…

5 Common Types of Skin Rashes

Unlike acne, skin rashes can attack people at any age and it can develop on any part of your body including palm, toe, fingers and face as well. Symptoms of skin rashes are red patches or bumps over skin. Inflammation, redness and itching are the common problems with skin rashes. Many reasons and conditions are…

Scalp sores: a clear indication of lice?

Scalp sores or bumps can be a clear indication of lice or a number of other diseases and bacterial infestations. Once you have confirmed that you do in fact have lice. Then immediate action is required. All bedding and clothing items worn in the past week or two must be bagged up and thrown out.…

Psoriatic Arthritis – What is It?

What is psoriatic arthritis? Psoriasis is a skin condition that affects 2% of the population. About 10% of those who have psoriasis may eventually develop an arthritis which is, as part of the course of the psoriatic skin condition, called psoriatic arthritis. Psoriatic arthritis is a chronic destructive arthritic condition, which, if left untreated, may…

Discover How to Treat Toenail Fungal infections

There are several types of bacteria and fungi residing in our body, some are useful and others are harmful when not kept in check.  Fungal infections can occur in different parts of the body including the nails. Nail fungi affect the toenails more often than finger nails. Aside from the pain of the infections, the…

What Are Wheat Allergy Symptoms?

Do you suspect you may be allergic to wheat and want to know what the wheat allergy symptoms are?  You are not alone, many people find that they have problems after consuming wheat.  There are really two different causes of reactions from eating wheat – allergies or intolerance. Wheat allergy symptoms are often confused with…

Baby Teething and Teething Symptoms

Baby teething can be a frustrating time for both the parents and the child. But it is a completely natural process and poses no danger to the baby. The first baby teeth to emerge are usually the two front teeth on the bottom gum, known as the central incisors. These will normally start to erupt…

What is Emetophobia?

I wanted to take the time to answer what is emetophobia? Most people haven’t heard of this because only a small minority of people actually suffer from this. It is something that has been growing more common though. If you’re unfamiliar, it is a person that has an irrational fear of vomiting. It may not…

Anxiety Attack Symptoms and Solutions

The symptoms of anxiety attacks can be defined as those feelings we experience when we feel we are in sudden danger. An Anxiety attack can often be a traumatic and scary experience. It is a period of sudden and intense fear or discomfort, typically with an abrupt onset and usually lasting for no more than…

Types of Insomnia, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Insomnia is a condition in which you have trouble falling or staying asleep. Some people with insomnia may fall asleep easily but wake up too soon. Other people may have the opposite problem, or they have trouble with both falling asleep and staying asleep. The end result is poor-quality sleep that doesn’t leave you feeling…

How to Treat Ingrown Toenails – Leena

When your toenail grows into your toe and its surrounding skin swells to give you discomfort, it usually indicates ingrown nails. Unless it grows chronic, ingrown toenails can be treated at home by the following method. First, wipe your nail clippers with alcohol or betadine, especially its underside. Then pour two capfuls of betadine solution…

Nail Fungus – Laser Treatment

Nail fungus has been reported in many of the ancient civilizations. The yellowing of the nails followed by brittle feel of the nail plates and later the disintegration into an ugly and tough but rugged nail was a concern for the high and might. Though the cause of the rugged nails was not really known…