Medical Articles

Everything You Need To Know About DOT Physicals

Every commercial driver operating in the United States today, no matter what distances they drive, need to carry with them, at all times, a valid medical certificate that indicates that they have passed the standard battery of DOT physicals. If you are going to drive commercial, you need to carry this important document, along with…

Chest Acne – Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Chest acne is also known as body acne and can range in appearance from a few red pimples and spots to weeping pustules, blackheads, whiteheads and even cysts. In its mild form, it may not always cause major discomfort but severe forms can lead to skin infection, bleeding and scarring. Who gets chest acne? Chest…

Traveling Overseas – How to Choose a Resort Hotel

While the same general rules apply when choosing any resort hotel, extra care must be exercised when the destination is overseas. Safety is a key consideration in some parts of the world. Questions the traveler should ask include: How secure are the facilities? Fenced in compounds with security guards may seem a little prison-like, but…

Parvovirus In Your Dog

Canine Parvovirus (Parvo) is a very contagious virus that affects dogs and is more prominent in puppies because of their weak immune systems and the severity of symptoms. There are prevention methods, but early detection and immediate Vet care are essential to save a dog or puppy that exhibit symptoms. Parvo is not as rare…

Soybean Side Effects – Mad About Soy

Not because I hate soy but because I hate the way the Soy industry has lied to us and poisoned us for profit. You must read Kaayla T. Daniels’s book The Whole Soy Story to truly understand the history and damaging effects of soy. The book contains many compelling testimonials, about the dangers of soy,…

Reasons and Remedies For Blood in Stool

There are many reasons you may discover blood in your stool, and some of them are life threatening. Some are less so, but finding the cause is very important. How do you know there’s blood? Seeing something red is one way, but that is not the only thing to watch for. If the blood has…

Health Benefits of Drinking Black Tea

A study done at American Heart Association – New Orleans, have found that the tea drinkers have a far lower risk of heart attack. Black tea expands and relaxes the arteries thereby increasing flow of blood to the heart. The study was conducted over a period of 8 weeks and involved about 50 participants(both men…

Kidney Diet Secrets That Can Reverse Chronic Kidney Failure

There was a time when the main remedy for advanced kidney failure was kidney dialysis, which — although effective — requires regular repetition and is highly inconvenient. So it’s exciting to see there have been some very promising reports by leading kidney disease researchers, who have published articles in highly regarded, peer-reviewed medical journals about…

How To Reduce Or Eliminate A Cold Sore Outbreak

Cold sores, or herpes simplex of the lips, are the bane of people everywhere. Not only is it rather unattractive looking to have a cold sore on your lip, if left untreated and unaddressed, it can be rather painful and uncomfortable as well. If you consult a physician, you’ll be told what millions of other…

The Spirit of the Blackthorn Tree

From the earliest times our Celtic and Druid ancestors from Iron Age times and probably before, the countryside in which they lived was the centre of their universe. It was full of meaning and wisdom. The trees were particularly important in the role each should play in their lives. We can once again use this…

Four Major Phases of Tumor Formation

To summarize, there are four major phases of tumor formation. Each phase can take years to complete. The first one alone usually takes anywhere from 15 to 30 years. The first phase occurs when normal cells mutate into tumor cells and begin dividing out-of-control. This may take place over successive generations of cells. When just…

Mono Treatment – Diet

During mono treatment a healthy, immune-boosting diet is essential for a good recovery. In the initial, acute stage of mononucleosis, appetite is often poor. Symptoms like nausea, a swollen throat, fever and fatigue make eating difficult. In these cases mono treatment should focus on a liquid-only diet. A liquid-only diet allows the gastrointestinal tract to…