Medical Articles

Grapefruit Diet – Pros and Cons

The Grapefruit Diet, also known as the Hollywood Diet or Mayo Diet, has a long history in the United States. It has existed since 1930 and has been known as a fast weight loss method up until now with many variations and the only essential thing that can not be changed is a half serving…

Diodia Scandens – Emerging Antifungal Agent

Introduction Since the time immemorial, our ancestors in Africa have been engaged in the use of plants and their different parts for treatment of various ailments, as well as for as for harmful purposes- such as poisons. Generally, plants have been in use throughout the world in folk medicine and as local cures for common…

Heart Health and Clean Arteries

Clogged arteries are responsible for a number of ailments including heart pain, high blood pressure, and peripheral arterial disease. Many of my male patients are shocked when I tell them that plaque build-up may even be causing their erectile dysfunction. How can that be? All of these conditions stem from the same cause, insufficient blood…

Low Testosterone Levels – What Is the Difference Between Hypogonadism and Tertiary Hypogonadism?

A low testosterone level is referred to as hypogonadism in medical terms. Depending on where the deficiency in testosterone production occurs, it can be further categorized as primary, secondary or tertiary hypogonadism. Primary hyponadism is diagnosed when the problem occurs in the organs that manufacture testosterone, the testicles. When it is damage to the hypothalamus…

Jim Thorpe’s Bright Path by Joseph Bruchac

I had heard a lot of things about Jim Thorpe. After all, some people argue that Jim Thorpe was the greatest athlete of the 20th century. But after reading this picture book biography, I learned that Thorpe’s accomplishments meant much more than being a great sports star. From the day he was born, Jim Thorpe’s…

Best Laryngitis Home Remedies Using Therapeutic Essential Oils

Laryngitis remedies using essential oils are far superior to most over-the-counter, synthetic choices because they create deep healing, rather than just covering up the symptoms. You’ll get over the laryngitis quicker and feel better while you’re healing and afterwards. What Is Laryngitis? It’s an inflammation usually caused by an infection of the vocal cords. It’s…

Best Laryngitis Home Remedies Using Therapeutic Essential Oils

Laryngitis remedies using essential oils are far superior to most over-the-counter, synthetic choices because they create deep healing, rather than just covering up the symptoms. You’ll get over the laryngitis quicker and feel better while you’re healing and afterwards. What Is Laryngitis? It’s an inflammation usually caused by an infection of the vocal cords. It’s…