Medical Articles

The Benefits of Fresh Juice

The biggest benefit of juicing is the ability to take in more vegetables than we could if we ate raw or cooked whole vegetables. It’s like condensing the fruit or vegetable and only eating the good bits. This is not strictly true because we are throwing away the fibre and protein from the plant. Another…

Yeast Infection in Males – UNCOVERED

Yeast infection in males can often manifest itself in the inflammation of the glans penis – the penis tip that contains a network of blood vessels. Also known as Candida balanitis, male yeast infection is a particular kind of fungal infection called Candidiasis. This infection, like other specific types of Candidiasis (for example, vaginal and…

Alcohol Problem Poses Serious Threats to Health and Safety

All 14 million Americans suffering from an alcohol problem run the risk of developing the substance’s harmful effects over time. Although the effects of alcohol may vary depending on the severity of a person’s use, alcohol intake can still affect a person’s health and well-being. The two most common physical illnesses an alcoholic can contract…

Yellow Fever Vaccine – Is It Worth The Risk?

Yellow fever is a devastating disease spread by the bites of mosquitoes (and primates!) and is still prevalent in Africa, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. The yellow fever virus has probably existed in some form for thousands of years and is believed to have originated in Africa from other very similar viruses. Anyone…

Dangerous Ingredients In Food

Dangerous ingredients in food are plentiful. This is just a small list of what you should avoid when you read labels. And it is important that you read labels. Propylene Glycol Alginate This ingredient is found in many different types of food as an emulsifier (thickening agent). You may find it in certain salad dressings,…

Herpes Simplex Infections – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Herpes simplex virus can cause infections that affect the mouth, face, genitals, skin, buttocks and the anal area. Herpes simplex lesions are also known as cold sores. After an initial infection, the herpes virus lies dormant in nerve ganglia and is usually reactivated because of infections, exposure to ultraviolet radiation, stress, trauma to the skin,…

The Health Benefits of Oak Aged Wines and Spirits

There are several aspects to any health benefits of oak aged wines and spirits. The first component is the wine or spirit itself. It has been thought for a long time, and recent research seems to back it up, that moderate consumption of 1 or two alcoholic drinks per day can increase the average lifespan…

Cold Weather Effects on Heart and Circulatory System

Your body’s reaction to heat loss is involuntary and driven by the hypothalamus, the tiny gland in the brain acting as a thermostat. The hypothalamus is very sensitive to any temperature variation in your body. Even a small drop brings the temperature regulation mechanisms into action: blood vessels in the skin constrict to prevent excessive…

How the "Crab Effect" Obstructs Growth and How to Conquer It

Some of the greatest words of wisdom for any man or woman seeking change or growth are, “Surround yourself with people who will support and believe in you.” Creating any kind of significant change requires determination, focus, energy, a game plan, and more than anything else, desire and a positive attitude. Sometimes, we become stalled…

Canine Bordetella – Diagnosis and Treatment of Bordetella in Dogs

Dog Bordetella Bordetella, also known as infectious tracheobronchitis or “kennel cough,” is a highly infectious bacterial disease of the upper respiratory system. If left untreated, bordetella can develop into severe pneumonia in your dog. Dog Bordetella Symptoms Dogs infected with bordetella most commonly exhibit a dry, hacking cough. Other symptoms may include: ยท Runny nose…