Medical Articles

Stranger Anxiety

Stranger anxiety first occurs when we are young, at about the time that we realize that we are a separate person from our mother and that there are other people than mother, father and our immediate family in the world. There comes a sense of fear when someone new appears in our life, and it…

Should Insomnia Sufferers Consdier SAMe Supplements?

SAMe supplements have been in use in Europe for a while, but have become increasingly popular in the US. There is still much scientific review of the supplement currently underway, but many recent studies have shown some good results. SAMe may help a variety of issues including sleeplessness. SAMe, the short name for S-Adenosmethionine, is…

Why Nurses Are Prone to Athlete’s Foot

Athlete’s foot is one of the most common fungal infections that can afflict the human body. Also called tinea pedis, this fungus is found in many public locations such as gym floors, locker rooms, swimming pools, nail salons, and airport security lines. In fact, all public flooring on which individuals may walk barefoot is a…

Why Rest Alone Will Not Heal a Sprained Ankle

Thousands of people from all walks of life twist and sprain their ankles every day.  Whether you tripped on a sidewalk or landed on someone else’s foot in a basketball game, a sprained ankle is one of the most common injuries around.  Of course, everyone knows they typical advice: R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation). …

Understanding Inner Thigh Chaffing And How To Prevent It

Are you looking to prevent chafing between thighs? Chafing might indicate numerous factors as will be evident via the chafing explanation in almost any dictionary, however in the situation of health-related or healthy skin care one could determine chafing in mention of skin irritation as well as soreness that’s caused by friction, for instance when…

A Healthy Menstrual Cycle And Endometriosis

Every woman has a menstrual cycle once a month whether they like it or not. A healthy woman might not realize she has endometriosis until she wants to become pregnant. One symptom, though, is severe periods that can actually put a woman down in bed for days because of the pain. No matter if she…

Why Semen Color, Smell and Even Taste Varies Widely

Semen quantity and quality varies not just between different men, but with the same man over the course of the month, the year, and over his whole life. Variances in color, viscosity and smell from month to month are normal, depending on stress levels, vitamin and mineral intake, hydration levels and hormone fluctuation. However, some…

Ovarian Cyst Removal – Is it Necessary?

Most common forms of ovarian cysts usually heal with time, sometimes without even a symptom to let the person know something is going on. On some occasions, ovarian cyst removal must be preformed in order to prevent any future physical complications. Some of the common reasons to have ovarian cyst removal generally have to do…

The Bad Effects Of Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is the most common serious liver infection in the world. It is thought to be the leading cause of liver cancer. The world health organization estimates that hepatitis B infections leads to more than one million deaths every year. The disease is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV) that attacks the liver.…

Writing Effective (and Requisite) Essay Openers

When we write for college courses, we write for an audience other than ourselves. And it’s an audience of more than one–the professor who assigned the piece. A good way to think of (and never forget) audience is to imagine we are writing the assignment for a popular magazine that sits in multiple copies on…