Medical Articles

Uses of a Pelvic Exam Video

You might not enjoy watching a pelvic exam video. The reason is simple. This is because the procedure may appear to be painful, tedious and uncomfortable. If you are a woman, watching the video to enlighten yourself before the procedure, it might be a good idea to read up about the female anatomy as well.…

Working Principle of Sauna Baths

There are two types of heat used in saunas namely dry and wet heat. Wet heat is a type of heat high in humidity, typically 65%, and is commonly employed in steam baths found in spas that tend to operate at temperatures of between 40 degrees Celsius and 50 degrees Celsius. The high moisture content,…

Colloidal Silver Products – Natural Alternatives to Antibiotics?

Thanks to eye opening research and a growing demand for natural alternatives to antibiotics, we now have reliable choices to combat viruses and bacterial infections. It appears a primary alternative for antibiotics are colloidal silver products. In the many choices of colloidal silver product’s one leads: The New Silver Solution. Are All Colloidal Silver Products…

Successfully Golfing After a Stroke for Fun and Fitness

There is no denying stroke survivors have a lot to deal with as they go through the rehabilitation process and learn to live with physical limitations. Unfortunately, far too many people treat having a stroke as a sign they can no longer enjoy physical activities. For stroke survivor’s who love to play golf, those so-called…

The Dangers of Omeprazole Medication

Omeprazole medication is a drug used to treat ulcers (including stomach ulcers) and symptoms of GERD. It is the generic name for the brand Prilosec and Prilosec OTC. Omeprazole medication is in the proton pump inhibitor class of drugs which blocks production of stomach acid to reduce symptoms of acid reflux. Omeprazole medication is doctor…

Pet Diabetes Supplements to Help in Controlling Canine Diabetes

What is diabetes mellitus? This is the result when either the canine’s pancreas is unable to secrete sufficient insulin that the body needs; or if his body is incapable to responding to the insulin adequately. There are other factors that may contribute or aggravate this condition-diabetes is usually inherited; thus complete healing is seldom possible.…

Cut Out Sugar and Eat Saturated Fats to Fight Obesity – Part 3

Quit sugar, eat more fat, and become slimmer and healthier. Adapting to a sugar-free diet that has far fewer carbohydrates than today’s obesity-boosting ‘normal’ diets means having to substitute sugars with something else. That ‘something’ is healthy fats. It might seem to be rather counter-intuitive to eat fats in order to prevent obesity and lose…

Poison Ivy-Did You Know There Were So Many Symptoms!

Exposure to poison ivy usually results in an allergic reaction, which occurs when your skin comes in contact with the plant and or its oil. Some people are not allergic to poison ivy, but most people break out with rashes, blisters and develop an itching sensation after coming in contact with the plant. This usually…

Nitrile Exam Gloves – How to Avoid Dermatitis

For healthcare workers and other professionals who must wear hand protection, allergies caused by latex or the chemicals in non-latex gloves are a serious issue. As much as 17% of healthcare workers experience glove related allergic reactions. In order to avoid developing a possible life threatening latex allergy, many healthcare facilities have transitioned to nitrile…