Medical Articles

Fear of Driving at Night

Believe it or not, there are different types of fear of driving. Not all people that deal with this condition experience it in the same way, nor are they scared of the same things. For those that have a fear of driving at night, their worries are not an issue until it comes time for…

Sleep Anxiety – What it is and How to Beat It

If you have chronic insomnia, it’s quite likely that you also have sleep anxiety. And just what does that mean, exactly? It means that your insomnia is making you feel anxious. This anxious feeling is making it even harder to fall asleep. So you’re now on an endless loop of… …not being able to sleep,…

Nursing – How to Work With Painful Heel Spurs

Heel spurs are calcium deposits that collect in your heel. They are very painful and can cause limping and even immobility. There is treatment available and it does not have to be surgical. For those who suffer from heel spurs here are a few tips on minimizing the pain. In order to treat the pain…

You Can Get Rid of Ugly Toenails

As a medical and beauty journalist, I often get questions about “ugly toenails” and how to remedy them. Having had ugly big toenails (caused by onychomycosis or fungal infection of the growing base) for over 14 years, I have become somewhat of an expert in this persistent condition and how to restore damaged toenails to…

Dark Circles Under Your Eyes: 7 Tips to Avoid

Here are seven tips that will help you avoid having dark circles under your eyes. These same tips will help you to reverse the problem if you see it on a frequent basis. There are many causes of the problem. In essence, you are addressing the causes by using these techniques. Get Plenty of Sleep…

Ovarian Cysts in Pregnancy 101

Ovarian Cysts in pregnancy are abnormal sacs filled with fluid that grow on the ovary. They may affect only one ovary or both. These do commonly occur to women during their childbearing age. Cysts usually don’t cause any problems and just resolve on their own. The most common cause is hormonal imbalance. Ovarian cysts may…

Do You Recognize the 10 Early Warning Signs of Candida Infection?

Candidiasis, commonly known as candida or yeast infection or thrush, is a fungal infection ranging from superficial, such as oral thrush and vaginitis among women and superficial infections of skin and mucosal membranes by Candida causing local inflammation or discomfort common in many human populations, to systemic and potentially life-threatening diseases like those that develop…

Life in Portugal: Having Children in Portugal

Portugal is an excellent place to raise children. Whether you are planning to move with your kids in Portugal or you already live here and want to have children in the near future, take the time to do proper research before making a decision. Language brings up many questions for families who are moving with…

Tapeworm in Dogs – What You Need to Know

What is Tapeworm in Dogs? Tapeworms are a parasite that can live in the small intestine of dogs and other animals. The most common form of tapeworm in dogs is called Dipylidium caninum. This particular tapeworm is flat, white in color, and can grow up to 8 inches in length. Their heads are flat and…

Some Products Derived From Horses

Horses and humans interact in a variety of ways such as competitive sports and non-competitive pursuits in the field of agriculture, entertainment and warfare. Although various breeds have been domesticated, a wide variety of techniques, equipment and accessories has been employed to control and protect them from harm. Rearing horses does not only provide pleasure…

Back Pain – 7 Potentially Fatal Causes

Your back hurts. So what? Everybody has a little back pain now and then. But what if it could kill you? Most people suffer back pain as the result of daily stresses on the structural support of the body: the bones, discs, muscles, and ligaments in and around the spine. Just as a car gets…

The True Meaning of Snakes in a Dream

The snake symbol in a dream refers to many things. The colour of the snake plays an important role in decoding this symbol in dream. Seeing snakes coming in your direction or following you on a path says a lot about sexual feelings of a person for you. Only when the snake transforms to human…