Medical Articles

Some Reasons Why Incarceration Does Not Work Very Well

There is no satisfactory answer to why people become criminals. Theft crimes, for example, rise and fall with unemployment, but that’s only one of many factors. Trouble sometimes begins with birth into environments of physical, sexual, or substance abuse, criminal activity, divorce, head injuries, poverty and ignorance. But none of those precursors causes crime. Most…

The SSRI Side Effects – What You Should Know

Before discussing the potential SSRI side effects a brief description is in order. An SSRI is an antidepressant type drug that is known as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, or SSRI for short. It is most commonly prescribed for the treatment of conditions such as anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), panic attacks, premenstrual dysphoric…

The Seven Evils of Fast Food – And Why I Still Eat It!

There’s nothing wrong with food being fast. To walk into an eatery, order a meal and get it in five minutes is great. But there’s a trade-off when commercial pressures come into the story. Here are the seven evils of fast food. Avoid them if you can — it IS possible if you buy with care.  1. Substandard Ingredients…

8 Foods To Enjoy On An Acid Reflux Diet

You already know what foods you need to avoid on your acid reflux diet, but you may not be entirely familiar with foods that you can enjoy without having to worry about causing symptoms. Not only can you eat these foods, they can also help to stop reflux attacks as they happen. You can eat…

Blood Pressure Lowering Drugs and Their Harmful Side Effects

I’m making this article to outline the four basic blood pressure lowering drugs doctors most commonly prescribe and their harmful side effects because…hypertension or high blood pressure is a condition which can’t be ignored. It is in fact a very life threatening silent killer where medication must be prescribed. Please keep in mind that prescription…

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…

10 Health Problems Related to Uncontrolled Stress

As difficult as stress is to live with by itself, more and more medical research is pointing to many other health problems being related to, or caused in part by, stress. All by itself, stress apparently increases the risk of illnesses like heart disease, Alzheimer’s, depression, asthma, obesity and others. These findings make it even…

Distant Healing Is An Effective Alternative Therapy

To understand why distance energy healing is an effective and complementary therapy it is helpful to have background information about human evolution and the physics of the world we live in. This article is long, so if you are not interested in the physics of healing you can skip ahead to another section of interest.…

The Bloody Nose Of Your Labrador Retriever

It is alarming as well as messy in the home when you see blood dripping from the nostrils of your Labrador Retriever. Immediate attention should be given to address this problem but you should identify first the causes. Nose bleeding in Labrador Retriever is caused by various reasons, some are merely caused by your pet’s…

Typical Symptoms of the Flu

Many people that have the flu actually misjudge it as being a cold since their symptoms are so tolerable so it can be confusing. What Causes the Flu It is important to understand that the influenza virus constantly changes and can mutate into a more severe or mild strain at any time. This allows it…