Medical Articles

Window Boy by Andrea White – Book Review

Bright Sky Press (2008) ISBN 9781933979144 To me, “Window Boy” was a sad, but strangely uplifting, novel in hectic times. Sam Davis is a twelve-year-old boy with cerebral palsy. His father has abandoned him; his mother is too absorbed with her new boyfriend to notice Sam most of the time. In all this, his three…

Long Term Disability Insurance and Paralysis

Long term disability insurance or LTD has a number of benefits. It is the only insurance that can give you piece of mind if you work in a very dangerous profession. There is actually a strong likelihood that you may be involved in an injury that will keep you from being able to perform the…

Your Guide to Making Fracture Compensation Claims

Fracturing a bone can be extremely painful and can cause problems for employment. Due to this, if you have experienced a fracture due to someone else's carelessness, negligence or actions, you are likely to be entitled to make a fracture compensation claim. However, the process can sometimes be tricky as many people are not entirely…

Sciatica – Don’t Let It Bench Your Activity

Like some of my patients over 40, you may begin to experience pain on one side of your hips/buttocks, some numbness or tingling running down your leg, or even weakness in your legs. You may find it harder and harder to sit comfortably or even have sharp pain when trying to stand or walk. If…

Popular and Classic Sore Throat Remedies

Sore throat is usually caused by an inflammation of the tonsils, larynx or pharynx and can be painful and uncomfortable and it is one of the most common medical complaints and some of the most common causes of sore throat are: Sinus drainage – if you have a sinus infection, you can develop a sore…

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…