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Sex When Your Partner Has Asperger’s Syndrome

Asperger’s Syndrome is a form of autism in which the person has average to above average intelligence, but very poor social skills. One of the common strengths of people with Asperger’s is an interest in science and math, making them employable and dependable, two qualities that many adults look for in a partner or spouse.…

Proven Method of Reverting Diabetes

Many people don’t know, but diabetes is a general term for a group of 3 metabolic disorders in which the blood glucose is bigger than 110 mg/dl. Generally speaking, there are 3 types of diabetes: 1) Type 1, which occurs when the body simply can not produce enough insulin to decrease the blood sugars; 2)…

Diaper Rash – Common But(t) Mostly Preventable

Diaper rash is an extremely uncomfortable, but usually preventable, condition which many infants experience. It is a form of dermatitis on the buttocks, genitals, or thigh folds. One of the main causes of this type of dermatitis is prolonged contact with moisture. Moisture causes the natural skin oils to be stripped from the outer layer…

How to Beat Psoriasis

Being diagnosed with psoriasis is not the end of the world, though it may be a huge blow. Psoriasis is a skin disease that causes unsightly dry and patchy skin. Many people will tell you there is no cure for psoriasis, and in some cases they would be right. However, there are some natural ways…

Cure Jock Itch With Alcohol

A fungal infection called jock itch can cause certain discomforts like itchiness and pain. If left untreated, it may lead to a burning sensation. Blisters can be observed in the rashes too. Most people who are affected by this fungal infection have a very active lifestyle. Excessive sweating is a risk factor in this kind…

That Annoying Canary Allergy

Melissa was very excited because that Tuesday afternoon she was going to the zoo. She is very fond of animals, especially birds. She doesn’t tire looking, talking and playing around her favorite bird in that zoo–the canary. Canary is a small finch or kind of tiny bird that is a native to the Canary Islands.…

Worms in Children – How to Treat Them and Avoid Them

Thread worms are thriving everyday in the bottoms of little children and affecting their daily activities and causing sleepless nights for many families. It’s not a nice experience but easily identified and treated. I am frequently finding worms a problem for our little pre-school aged non-sleepers and mum and dad are horrified. Worms are spread…

Koro: The Shrinking Penis Phobia

Defining Koro It is a syndrome that’s culture-specific and characterized by the fear (read: overpowering belief) of the penis and/or testicles reducing to nothingness and bringing over death. This is not dependent upon any visual stimuli but is entirely psychological, the reason why it is found mentioned in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental…

Positive and Negative Anxiety

In situation of danger or risk, our brain answers with anxiety. But, what happens when our brain interprets as dangerous a daily situation? It immediately sends signs of anxiety as if it was a truly dangerous situation. In real danger, anxiety helps us preventing those situations. Keeping us safe. We could say there are two…

Causes of Insomnia – Foods to Help You Sleep

What you eat affects how easily you fall asleep and the quality of the sleep you get. Some foods help your brain to calm down, while others stimulate it. If you have trouble getting to sleep or sleeping well, your food intake may be unwittingly causing problems. Foods containing an amino acid called tryptophan are…

How to Choose a Foot Doctor

You have a sore foot. The pain is driving you crazy and you can hardly walk before wanting to sit down and rest your feet. You know the foot is not broken, so what do you do? Is it worth seeing a doctor about? The answer is simple. Yes, it is worth it to see…