Medical Articles

What to Teach Your Kids About First Aid

Many people do not know much about first aid and this can cause some serious problems in the event of an emergency. Few of us actually think that we will have to deal with a serious medical problem in our lives, but the fact of the matter is that all of us will. And none…

More Comfortable Hospital Stays

"A Comfortable Hospital Stay" may seem like an oxymoronic title: no one can truly be comfortable in a place where pans are used as toilets. But, for most of us, hospital stays are unavoidable. From the appendix that erupted to the birth of a child, chances are people will find themselves in the hospital at…

The Child Doctor – Pediatrician Information

Not everyone has been to a radiologist or a podiatrist. Many people may not even know what an endocrinologist does. But almost everyone has visited the child doctor. Pediatrician visits begin when one is only a baby and usually continue until the late teens. But while you’ve probably been to see one many times for…

Calcium Bio-Availability

As with most science, the story is often much more complicated than is generally communicated. The story behind calcium is very much like this. Although figures are published on how much calcium is needed in the diet there are many other things to consider. The main concept is bio-availability of calcium. Many foods have calcium…

Evil Company Corrupts Good Habits

A common proverb in the ancient world, "Evil Company Corrupts Good Habits" is derived from a comedy written by the popular Greek author Meander (342 – 292 BC). But there is nothing funny about the systematic emotional and mental destruction of prisoners in the California prison system. The label recently given to the growing cluster…

3 Kinds of Diet Pills and Supplements Explained

Fat loss sometimes can be difficult to attain even with proper nutrition and physical exercise. You always should utilize a combination of both to strip away body fat and build muscle. In spite of proper eating habits and exercising, you’ll find people who still have trouble shedding weight in spite of a rise in fitness…

Choosing In-Patient Alcohol Treatment Clinics

Many people have an alcoholic drink when they go out. A certain level of social drinking is normal and not usually a problem but if it becomes very regular and begins to spiral out of control then it may be time to beat the booze. There are ways to stop drinking and help is out…

Drug-Induced Liver Disease

The liver is the organ that is responsible for a variety of functions of the human body, including removal of toxins and filtration of waste products. The liver has many enzymes that aid in drug metabolism. With increasing use of various drugs, drug-induced liver disease has become quite common. Symptoms may or may not be…

Farming and Sun Health – Top Tips

For at least 30 years there has been fairly consistent communication of public health announcements and warnings about the dangers of over-exposure to the sun. The dangers come from the very real physical issues associated with immediate over-exposure (i.e. the old term ‘sunstroke’) and the more insidious long-term cumulative effects of over-exposure that leads to…

Coconut Oil – Best Natural Acne Treatment

Consider cheaper, alternative, natural, effective treatment methods to get the best care for and clear up your acne, zit, pimple or blackhead problem; and coconut oil is the best treatment I've found. Yes, you can do it – look better, feel better, and raise your self-esteem by getting rid of your acne cheaply, naturally and…

How Can I Stop Snoring?

In order to stop snoring you have to know the cause why a person snores. You see, snoring is the sound a person makes when loose tissue vibrates when he or she breath in.This tissue vibrates more when there is a obstruction. A obstruction can be anything from a large tonsils to even a narrow…

Reiki Symbol

Reiki symbols are sacred healing symbols that open the doors of healing for its practitioners. These symbols provide a path for the flow of energy and lead one to higher levels of awareness and manifestations. Each symbol holds some form of meta-physical energy. In written scriptures, these symbols are considered to be Sanskrit derived Japanese…

Alternative Medicine Versus Conventional Medicine

The purpose of this article is not to draw a comparison, but to enlighten people of the health benefits that alternative medicine has to offer over conventional medicine. Most conventional medicine practices aim at addressing a disease or an ailment based on its symptoms. For example, you have a cough or a cold and you…

3 Essential Vitamins For Children

Before we choose the right vitamin supplements, one needs to know the functioning of the important vitamins that our children need. With many types of vitamin available, we will look into some of the most important vitamins for children. Vitamin A Source: Carrots, sweet potato, spinach, cabbage, broccoli, milk, cheese, eggs, chicken, betacarotene rich foods…