Medical Articles

Television Causing Child Obesity

So much has changed since the boost of technology. Some years ago, kids played out in the sun all day, running or climbing a huge tree. Today, kids are play in virtual grounds through technology. The television is one of the most famous past-times of the youth. Since its invention our eyes have become glued…

A Little Insight on Horny Goat Weed Dangers

Horny goat weed is a leafy plant and is also popular as barrenwort, epimedium, yin yang huo and xian ling pi. A herbal medicine is prepared out of the extract from the leaves. This medicine helps men with erectile dysfunction, and the medicine is also used for other ailments. A lot of medical warnings are…

Itchy Penis Causes That Are Contagious

An itchy penis is one of the more private health concerns a man can have. But when is it cause for public concern – that is, when is the source of the itch contagious? Often, an itchy penis is a sign of improper hygiene and is the sole concern of the man affected. However, certain…

Ash Dieback in Garden Trees

Ash disease in garden trees Ash dieback has hit the headlines recently as the government attempts to stop this disease from devastating ash trees in Britain. So far most of the talk has been about woodlands but what should you do if you have an ash tree in your garden? What symptoms should you watch…

Dealing With Allergies – Help with Hives

Hives are one of the unfortunate side effects of many allergies. These annoying pink bumps and raised patches aren’t just unsightly – they’re also very itchy, burning and stingy! Hives can pop up anywhere on your body after coming in contact with, or eating something that turns your immune system into overdrive, causing an allergic…

My Ex: Coping With Despair In Relationship Difficulties

First, let’s take a look at how you get into despair. From our current perspective of a breaking or broken love-relationship the progression from happy to defeated, depressed and despairing can sometimes be sudden and at other times it takes a while for the relationship to decay and finally collapse. In either case it does…

Depression And Cocaine Addiction – The Connection

Cocaine is a powerful and highly addictive substance. Many people wonder how addictive cocaine really is and if there is some form of treatment. The use of cocaine could be traced back to the ancient people, who evidently started using coca leaves (the source of cocaine) even during the ancient times. It is a highly…

Public Speaking – Overcome the Panic and Anxiety

Many people that may otherwise seem confident and self assured in other areas of their lives experience high levels of panic and anxiety when they have to address an audience. Fear of public speaking has often been observed to rank higher than the fear of death. This article discusses the fear of public speaking and…

Anxiety and Depersonalization Fueled By Energy Drinks

Consumer alert, as loosely regulated, highly commercialized energy drinks are victimizing those who believe the hype. Serious health issues are being noted by innocent consumers who bought into the false claims surrounding these potentially dangerous drinks. The ingredients of high energy drinks revolve around massive doses of caffeine, inordinate amounts of sugar and other unnecessary…

Using a Massage Chair While Pregnant

Massage Chairs and Pregnancy When I was a full-time chiropractor, I would get asked all the time by my patients if chiropractic and massage (which we used in our clinic all the time) was safe to use on a pregnant lady. The answer is a resounding “Yes.” I have treated many, many women over the…

Is It Possible to Get Taller After Puberty?

People are seeking new ways to get tall and keep on asking, “Is it possible to get taller after puberty?” Many people ask me different ways that could help them to increase their height. So finally, I have jotted down a few of the methods of increasing your height. You can check which of the…

7 Herbal Infusions For Men’s Health

There is a lot of information out there on “women’s herbs” for menopause, osteoporosis and many other ailments usually thought of as only affecting women. What you may not know, is that these herbs help both women and men. The plants work on the same areas of the body. Below is a list of 7…

Techniques of Massage Therapy

Stripped off all pretense or flourishes, the basic intent of therapeutic massage is to manipulate the soft tissues purposefully to help heal the damaged, sore, bruised or otherwise impaired part of the body. There are, however, a seemingly vast number of specific specialized techniques and types of massage. There is Sports Massage, Myofascial Massage, Neuromuscular…

Hemorrhoids – Why You Need a Colonoscopy

Hemorrhoids are much more common than most people may realize and they become even more common as we age. I’ve heard some estimates that say that over 50% of people in the US will get hemorrhoids at some point in their life. Although hemorrhoids aren’t usually a serious condition, there are valid reasons why you…