Medical Articles

Are Stomach Ulcers Serious?

Does your stomach hurt frequently? Does the pain ever wake you up at night? Do you vomit undigested food or blood? If you can answer “yes” to these questions or have experienced other symptoms associated with stomach discomfort, you may have stomach ulcers. These can be caused by many things, such as taking anti-inflammatory medication…

Using a Massage Chair While Pregnant

Massage Chairs and Pregnancy When I was a full-time chiropractor, I would get asked all the time by my patients if chiropractic and massage (which we used in our clinic all the time) was safe to use on a pregnant lady. The answer is a resounding “Yes.” I have treated many, many women over the…

Sudden Unnatural Deaths in Astrology

All of us want to die peacefully with all our dear and near ones by our death bed. But that type of death is caused by old age or disease. Unnatural deaths are those which occur due to external influences and may be sudden, untimely and unexpected as in the case of accidents murders suicides…

5 Ways to Poison, Maim, and Kill Yourself

We are so focused on fossil fuel emissions that are poisoning and killing us, that we are blind to the contaminants in our house. There are poisons we are using every day and we don’t even realize they are have invaded our homes. This is an occasion when myopia is a virtue. You and I…

Western Hemlock Tree (Tsuga Heterophylla)

Western Hemlock Tree – General Information The western hemlock, not to be confused with the deadly poisonous herb hemlock and to which it bears no relation, is an evergreen conifer, broad in habitat, with a narrow conical crown and a drooping leading shoot. Having been introduced to the United Kingdom sometime in the 1800’s from…

How to Use Bhringraj to Promote Hair Growth

The Bhringraj plant is well known for its hair growth properties, but it’s easy to become confused by the numerous names that it is also known by. If you are looking for natural products that contain extract of the Bhringraj plant, then look out for the following names, as they all refer to the same…

Physiotherapy Exercises to Mobilize the Chest

Physiotherapy is the most important rehabilitation program that can remove or significantly decrease physical pain and inflammation without the need for invasive drugs, medication or surgery. It is an important part of post surgical care, especially in orthopedics. Physiotherapy is essential for stroke rehabilitation. It has also been found effective for people suffering from other…

Halloween Costume Make Up Ideas

When it comes to Halloween costumes the options are endless, you can do everything from your favorite Disney character, to the traditional raised from the dead goblins, ghosts, and other gory ghouls. The following are some Halloween costume make up ideas for the costumes that require some gore! Fake glass: Whether you are a zombie,…

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…

If You Have Surgery for a Torn Meniscus: What to Expect

What procedure will be performed? It is likely that you will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery, in which the surgeon shaves or cuts away flaps or tears on the meniscus, and may suture parts of meniscus back together. You will be under general anesthetic. The surgeon makes three very tiny incisions, and uses a “scope” or…

Epstein Barr Virus – How Long Does It Last?

A common question many doctors hear is “How long does Epstein Barr virus last?”. Typically symptoms of Epstein Barr virus last from 1 – 4 weeks. Studies amongst university populations have estimated that 20% of EBV patients return to work within one week, 50% within 2 weeks of becoming ill. In some cases, Epstein Barr…