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Causes of Uterine Fibroid and Symptoms of Uterine Fibroid

Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths of the uterus that often appear during your childbearing years. Also called fibromyomas, leiomyomas or myomas, uterine fibroids aren’t associated with an increased risk of uterine cancer and almost never develop into cancer. Uterine fibroids are the most common, non-cancerous tumors in women of childbearing age. The fibroids are made…

4 Foods That Fight Thrush

You might be surprised to learn that there are some foods which can help you to combat thrush (yeast infection) naturally.  This is especially crucial for those of us that suffer from thrush because we have unwisely used pharmaceutical cures that don’t really give us a cure at all.  Here are four different types of…

Hepatitis C – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Hepatitis C is an infection which is passed on through blood. It even transfers due to partaking of spoons, tainted needles and sieves used to infuse street drugs. Causes of Hepatitis C: Passing on of Hepatitis C from the mother to the baby, there is a possibility of the infection been passed on from the…

Cirrhosis – a Major Liver Disease

Cirrhosis is a chronic liver disease that ends up leaving the scar and damaging the liver tissues centric to body functions. Once damaged by Cirrhosis the cells and tissues in the liver are difficult to repair and when regenerated sustains a permanent scars and strands that creates problem in blood circulation process through liver. Liver…

Kidney Stone and a High Sugar Diet

Our kidneys are bean-shaped organs, each about the size of our fists. They are located near the middle of our back, just below the rib cage. The kidneys are sophisticated trash collectors. Every day, our kidneys process about 200 quarts of blood to flush out about 2 quarts (fourth part of gallon, two pints) of…

Food Poisoning – Causes, Symptoms and Preventions

Food poisoning is a general term for health problems caused by eating contaminated food. Food may be contaminated by bacteria, viruses, toxins (poisons) from the environment, or toxins within the food itself. Symptoms of food poisoning usually include vomiting and diarrhea. Some toxins also affect the nervous system. Foodborne illness results from eating food contaminated…

What is an Ulcer?

An ulcer is a sore on the lining of your digestive tract, which consists of the esophagus, stomach, duodenum (the first part of the intestines) and intestines. Ulcers cause a gnawing or burning pain in your stomach. However, most people who have stomach pain don’t have an ulcer. Your doctor may use tests to decide…

Gastritis – 3 Basic Tips to Avoid It

Are you suffering from gastritis? Well, this kind of disease condition has been a health problem all over the world. Regardless of age, various people are not exempted in experiencing such disease. When we suffer of some kind of health problem, such as gastritis, we tend to neglect it, and think that it is just…

Healing Inflammation With Essential Oils

Most dedicated athletes are willing to try anything within reason (a very flexible term in itself) to overcome injury so that they may resume training and/or competition. ‘Rest’ is never what they want to hear – they want to get right back into the swing of things. The more common injuries – tendonitis, strains and…

Home Remedies for Water Retention

A tendency toward water retention indicates a weakness in the adrenals/kidneys, the circulatory system or possibly the heart. Fluid retention or bloat that seems to be a menopausal and premenstrual problem is easily remedied, says Susun Weed. She notes “If you tend to bloat, the kidneys must work very hard, and become fatigued. In this…

Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome: Chest Pains

A mitral valve prolapse syndrome (MVPS) patient is very aware of his/her heart beats. Of the many MVPS symptoms, a variety of chest pain is one most frightening to the patient. PALPITATIONS: Palpitations caused by MVPS are harmless. They can feel as though the heart skipped a beat, like the heart flipped back and forth,…

Ischemic Colitis – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Methods

Ischemic colitis involves an area of inflammation caused by interference with the blood flow to the colon. Most of the classifications of intestinal ischemia in the literature are based on the major causative factors. This is a potentially serious condition and requires care from your doctor. Patients may present with colicky abdominal pain, which becomes…