Medical Articles

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…

Find Out How to Take Care of a Hickey

What is a hickey? Hickeys are in reality reddish spots on the affected skin or bruises. They normally turn up after a strong kiss to the skin and are also popular as “love bites”. Normally they lead to more shame when compared to enjoyment. Whoever obtains a hickey quite often makes an attempt to cover…

A Dog And Its Gallbladder

How often have you thought about your dog’s gallbladder? If you are like me, you probably did not even think a dog had a gallbladder and certainly did not think, that a dog could have a gallbladder problem. However, dogs do have gallbladders and though problems with it are not something that is common, dogs…

How to Reverse Hypothyroidism and Get Pregnant ASAP

What’s a thyroid gland and how’s it connected to your fertility? The thyroid gland is one of the seven endocrine glands, and it’s located at the base of your throat (behind Adam’s apple). Your thyroid gland is in charge of metabolism and energy production in the body. A bit like an electricity generator. In your…