Medical Articles

Food Allergies and Your Metabolism

Elson M. Haas, M.D. believes that food reactions harm the metabolism more than any other factor. Food Reactions, to your allergic foods, make it easy to gain weight and hard to lose it. Food reactions affect your metabolism, and your ability to lose weight or not, in four major ways: Allergic Foods slow down your…

Anxiety and Depersonalization Caused By Pre-Workout Supplements

There is a great deal of hype connected with pre-workout supplements and their ability to boost the effects of an exercise routine. They claim to enhance energy, physical capabilities and build greater muscle mass, changing a normal workout session into a “super” workout. The problem with these promises is the fact that these stimulants actually…

Monophobia: What Causes Monophobia?

Monophobia is a fear of being alone, it is not a particularly common phobia but it can be very debilitating for the people who have it. Like most phobias the first step to getting over it is to figure out what is causing your fear. The causes of monophobia are not all that surprising if…

Communication Anxiety

Anxiety is in fact a state of your mind. There are many states of the mind. The mind of a person can be in different emotional and psychological states in different parts of the year. Communication anxiety is a type of this anxiety. Anxiety may result from any kind of worry or fear. Some kinds…

Comprehensive Review of the "Depression Free Method" Program

The “Depression Free Method” is a downloadable healing program created by Dan Micheals. Dan Micheals suffered with depression for eight years and studied clinical psychology for ten years. And after reviewing his program, I believe that his experience and research have resulted in an informative and useful resource for individuals struggling with depression. Let me…

Cedar Shake Shingles – The Fatal Flaw

Don’t spend a dime on cedar shake shingles until you understand the “fatal flaw” inherent in wood roofing… Wood shingles and shakes go back to colonial times when they were the roofing system of choice. They are typically made from Red Cedar. The shingles are sawn uniformly, in a few standard sizes. Shakes are split,…

Symptoms of Gout – Pre-Symptoms of Hyperuricemia

The common symptom of gout is the sudden swelling of the big toe, especially in the middle of the cold night when you are sleeping soundly. This inflamed toe gives the awful painful sensation that is unbearable. For those who experience a gout attack for the very first time, it is usually mistaken as a…

The Pros and Cons of Using A Neti Pot for Nasal Irrigation

Many people suffer chronic sinus pain and allergies. There are many causes of such conditions, like stress, infection, pollution, dry nasal passage or sometimes it’s because the nasal passages are too small. Whatever the cause, one thing’s for sure – living with constant nasal problems is not easy. There’s medication that can be taken, but…

Curing a Woman’s Vaginal Yeast Infection In 5 Easy Ways

A woman’s vaginal yeast infection also called Yeast Vaginitis or Vaginal Candidiasis is one of the most common discomforts many females face and suffer each day. Throughout the country there are many endless sleepless nights due to this infection. How many more nights of itching do you need to go through before you finally get…

Heroin – 5 Things You Need to Know

What is Heroin? Heroin is a drug that is used to diminish pain in a medical context, however, it is used and abused for its recreational effects of sedation, muscle relaxation, pain relief, and euphoria. Heroin is a depressant, and like other depressants and opiates (OxyCotin, OxyCodone) can cause serious physical dependence. If you or…

Reflexology and Edema

What is edema (also spelled oedema), anyway? Well, it’s an observable swelling that comes from a fluid accumulation in body tissues. And, edema most commonly occurs in the feet and legs, where it’s referred to as peripheral edema. The swelling is the result of the accumulation of excess fluid under the skin in the spaces…

Registered Nuts – A Night in the Life of an ER Nurse

I’ve ceased with the pre-shift ritual of meditating in my parked truck along with a soothing piece of music. No more prayers to God en route to work asking for more patience, more humanity, more understanding. I have accepted the fact that it will be no different than any other night in the Emergency Department,…