Medical Articles

Treating Ankle Sprains

The ankle joint is the joint most likely to be affected by a sprain. It contains tendons and ligaments that are at risk of being stretched or torn when the foot is forced to land in unnatural positions. This can occur whilst playing running, walking, playing sports or even undertaking everyday activities. A sprain can…

Tattoo Care for a Foot Tattoo

Regardless of whether your new body art is an arm, back, or foot tattoo, you want to follow the same tattoo care guidelines as outlined below. After receiving a new tattoo, your artist will apply an ointment, usually A&D, and wrap your tattoo in saran wrap or a medical bandage. This is to keep any…

The Pros and Cons Of Medications As Tennis Elbow Pain Relief

Anti-inflammatory medications offer tennis elbow pain relief. Their noticeable effect makes them very effective for a quick-fix painless condition. These kinds of medications could either be in the form of oral or injection. The oral forms are considered to be non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs that are easy to take and often help control inflammation and manage…

Hormones and the Menstrual Cycle

Menstrual cycle hormones control the shedding of the lining of the uterus that is indicated by bleeding. Menstruation is necessary for reproduction and is considered the marker of the reproductive years of women. The start of menstruation is called menses and the end is called menopause. Many times women have questions about what is normal…

Essential Oils Restore Voice

I always refer to essential oils as God’s little miracles. They have helped me on so many occasions. Here is a case study of one such occasion when I was able to help a young mother have her voice restored. Teresa is a married, 36 year old mother of two children, ages 5 and 13.…

Having Trouble With Thrush, Men?

Not only do woman get, thrush men do to! Whereas women suffer vaginal thrush, men get it under their foreskin and if they have thrush men are less likely to seek medical advice. Men can catch thrush from our partners but also sometimes because we are just run down or are over doing our sugar…

Hepatitis in Pakistan: Symptoms and Prevention

Hepatitis is fatal disease and spreading rapidly in Pakistan. The prevalence data estimated Hepatitis B at 3-5% and Hepatitis C at 7-10%. The figures are staggering and send shivers down anybody with a slight fore sight. Pakistan was termed as Cirrhotic state by an international medical journal. In Pakistan more people die of Hepatitis every…

Top-10 Strategies to Improve Math Grades

Many students and parents ask for pointers and techniques for to best learn Math. Here is a top-10 list and applies to any level of Math: 1) If you do not understand something , focus on mastering that topic before moving on to the next topic. It sounds simple, but it is absolutely essential. Lets…

Food Safety and the Four Hour Cold Rule

Temperature control must be strictly adhered to ensure the safety of food on the receipt, storage, preparation, cooking and serving of ingredients. The temperature danger zone is between 5 and 63 degrees Celsius. Food, after preparation and cooking, must be kept out of this zone. When hot food has been cooked, it must be retained…