Medical Articles

Recurrent Epstein Barr

The Epstein Barr virus that causes mononucleosis or glandular fever, has the ability to establish a lifelong presence in the body. In the majority of people a healthy immune system keeps the virus in check. However about 6% of people get re-activated or recurrent Epstein Barr for weeks, months or years after the initial infection.…

Suboptimal Thyroid Can Cause Weight Gain and Depression

One of Oprah’s viewers diagnosed her as having a problem with her thyroid. That was one factor in her constant struggle with weight. Your thyroid is the main hormone of metabolism and it affects your energy, weight, mood, temperature, fertility, menstrual cycles, hair growth, bowel movements, sleep and more. It’s a hormone that is sometimes…

Diatomaceous Earth – An Amazing Creation of Mother Nature

In Biochemistry of Essential Ultratrace Elements, a 1972 report by Dr. Edith Carlisle, she states that Silicon is an essential element for bone growth and nutritionally important for preventing some forms of chronic diseases associated with aging. Unusually large amounts of silicon was noted in the skin and hair. More impressive was that the aorta,…

Pankration Facts

When the Olympic games were revived in 1896, many ancient sports were brought again to life, except for one glaring omission. That sport was called pankration. In English, it meant all-power. It was the ancient Greek version of Mixed Martial Arts. It was introduced in 648 BC and it became the most well documented western…

Cracked Tooth Syndrome

When a cusp of a tooth cracks and begins flexing upon biting, it can cause sharp pain. This is called cracked tooth syndrome. Sometimes the sharp pain will only occur occasionally when the cusp is bitten at just the right angle. Often cold, hot or sweets will also cause the sharp pain by seeping into…

Understanding Fibromyalgia Numbness

A person who suffers from Fibromyalgia can experience many symptoms. Common symptoms include chronic widespread pain in different parts of the body, sleep disorders, and fatigue. One of the more worrying and frustrating symptoms is fibromyalgia numbness that can strike anywhere on the body and can come and go. This numbness is a neurological symptom…

Armour Thyroid – Best Natural Hypothyroidism Treatment

Hypothyroidism is one of the most debilitating conditions of the body, which results in thyroid symptoms like dry skin, brittle nails, constant fatigue, depression, confused thinking, poor memory, joint stiffness, weight gain and hair loss in those individuals suffering from this condition. While hypothyroidism can occur in both men and women, it tends to affect…

Is Your Environment Making You Sick?

It’s that time of year when warmer weather returns and so do my patients with a whole host of symptoms and illnesses associated with their living environment! These can include allergic reactions to plants or to chemicals we come in contact with on a regular basis. I even see patients with upper respiratory illnesses caused…

Treating Common Penis Health Problems

Almost all men encounter minor skin conditions of the penis at one time or another. Symptoms of penis health problems may include dryness, flaking skin, rash, soreness, and foul odors. However, while these common penis conditions can cause some discomfort or embarrassment, they are generally no reason for concern. Most penis issues can be easily…