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Phobias – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

A phobia is an overwhelming and unreasonable fear of an object or situation that poses little real danger. A phobia is a long lasting illness that can cause intense physical and psychological distress and can affect a person’s ability to function normally at work or in social settings. Phobias can be divided into specific phobias,…

10 Solutions for Cocker Spaniel Separation Anxiety

Cocker Spaniels are affectionate and sociable. They are energetic and, generally, happy animals. However, this happiness is, to a great degree is contingent upon human companionship. Cocker Spaniels are not likely to remain happy if left to spend a great deal of time alone. Some cockers may seem a bit “down in the dumps,” if…

Stephen King’s Insomnia

Stephen King’s Insomnia was first published in 1994 and like a number of King’s other novels, it is set in the state of Maine and in the fictional town of Derry. The genre of this book is not traditional horror but rather a supernatural or sci-fi thriller. Other aspects of the book are also somewhat…

What to Do With Your Ingrown Toenail

An ingrown toenail is a common condition for both men and women. It happens when the corner or side of one of your toenails grows into the soft flesh of that toe. It usually affects one of your big toes and if not taken care of properly can lead to pain, redness, swelling and sometimes…

Ankle Sprains – What Are They?

Ankle sprains are the most common sports injury and occur thousands of time each week. Of course, they can also happen in daily life and high heels are responsible for many a sprained ankle! Intensely painful, they seriously disrupt daily living as well as get in the way of your continued enjoyment of sport. Given…

Bite Mark Forensic Evidence

BITEMARK HISTORY In struggles between assailants and victims, there is a tendency for teeth to be used as a weapon. Sometimes it is the only defensive tactic for a victim to inflict serious injury on the assailant. It is a well known fact, that in sexual attacks including sexual homicide, rape and child sexual abuse,…

What Causes Lower Left Side Back Pain?

Many people experience lower left side back pain, which can last for days, weeks or months at a time. Common symptoms may include localized pain below the ribs and around the side of the torso. In addition, lower left side back pain may be intermittent in frequency in which it is more tolerable during certain…

Menstrual Irregularity

Now, after much talk about perimenopause and menopause, we will take a u-turn and answer some very basic questions about your body. The first question that brings you to us, or any physician, regarding your reproductive system is (usually) a menstrual irregularity. There might be many questions on your mind pertaining to the seriousness of…

What is a "Normal" Bowel Movement?

With every new exam I ask the same question… “How many bowel movements do you have each day? Do you see any mucous, blood, diarrhea or constipation?” Feces, crap, stools, shit, poop, manure, BM, #2, dung, droppings, and bowel contents are all the same thing. I use all these terms as sometimes my clients don’t…

Septated Ovarian Cyst – What Makes Septated Ovarian Cysts Different and Potentially Dangerous?

Septated ovarian cysts’ structure and components make these growths very different than simple ovarian cysts. Septated cysts consist of both liquid and solid segments separated by membrane walls. Septa means wall. Doctors typically use ultrasound to assess the thickness of a septated cyst’s inner walls. This thickness is a vital measurement when determining whether or…

Symptoms of Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A is a liver infection caused by the hepatitis A virus, which causes inflammation in the liver and affects its ability to function properly. People mostly get infected with this highly contagious virus by consuming contaminated food or water or by being in close contact with someone who is already infected. Let's have a…

Does Applying Turmeric To The Face Alleviate Wrinkles?

Turmeric is a spice best loved for its distinct aroma, flavor, and yellow color. Usually, you’ll find it in curry (chicken and pork) dishes, egg dishes, fish soups, and oriental rice dishes. Drizzled over stir-fried vegetables, potatoes, and pastas, turmeric blended with butter makes dishes more exciting to the palate. Turmeric is also used in…

4 Methods For Kidney Stone Removal

Kidney stone removal has four procedures/methods: 1. Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (ESWL) Kidney stone removal of ESWL uses non-electrical shock waves that are produced out of the body to pass through the skin and body tissues until the shockwaves hit the solid stones. The stones turn out to be sand-like and are passed. For removal of…