Medical Articles

Infected Ingrown Hairs – Three Advice Notes

Main ingrown hair symptoms include constant tenderness in the affected area, itching, tingling, or mild to severe pain. In chronic cases, hard, prominent, irregular scar tissue may develop. Trapped, ingrown hairs can cause the body to form a bump, or papule – a small, raised abnormality on the sin. Pustules, blisters containing pus, can develop…

Uncommon Home Remedies

Have you seen that movie, “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”? The Greek father in it has an amusing compulsion to treat every human malady with a spray of Windex! That’s right, the window cleaner. I’d never heard of using Windex for anything other than cleaning windows, but if it does work, I guess it would…

Neck Sprains

A neck sprain is the result of a tear to a ligament or muscle in the neck. Muscles and ligaments can be torn when they are exerted beyond their normal range of motion, and these tears often occur as a result of sudden movements. Although the most common causes of neck sprain are car accidents…

On Understanding the Menstrual Cycle

Though the onset of menstruation or "periods" marks a major milestone in the lives of women all over the world, first time menstruation or "the menarche" is a life transition that is often filled with confusion and fear. As a result, many young women on the verge of crossing this threshold suffer from a number…

Cholesterolosis of the Gall Bladder – A Common Gall Bladder Disorder

Cholesterolosis is a common affection of the biliary system, characterized by the accumulation and deposition of cholesterol inside the gall bladder and in its mucosal membranes. Cholesterolosis usually occurs due to chemical imbalances at the level of the biliary system and the disorder is rarely associated with high serum cholesterol levels, diabetes mellitus or atherosclerosis.…

Ovarian Cyst Pain – Do You Have a Remedy?

Ovarian cyst cases have been increasing each day . Cyst is a common condition among women. However, the specific conditions and the Ovarian cyst symptoms differ from one woman to the other. This being a common condition does not mean that you have to bear all the symptoms and the terrible Ovarian cyst pain and…

Thrush In Lactation – Symptoms And Management

Mother’s milk is the best food that you can give to newborn babies. There are so many health benefits of breastfeeding both to the nursing mother and to the baby. Breast milk contains the necessary nutrients that are needed for a healthy and normal growth. Mothers on the other hand can get back to their…

Hepatitis C – New Treatment Option?

Hepatitis C is a disease that has been associated with a number of myths and some hard facts. While Hepatitis C patients fear getting treated because they have heard all sorts of horrific stories associated with HCV treatment, the question is: 'Can a Hepatitis C patient afford to stay away from the treatment and what…

Fatty Liver Complications – Important Facts to Remember

The liver is one the most vital organs that support almost all other organs in the body. Primarily functioning for metabolism, other significant roles of the liver includes detoxification, protein synthesis, and biochemical production that especially aids during digestion through generating bile. At the moment, there is no artificial organ yet or any artificial devices…

Beer is Good For You

2010 is a significant year for beer production. “Why?” you may well ask. Well in 2010 world beer production is expected to exceed 2 billion hectoliters for the first time. Two Thirds of all beer is sold in glass bottles and 31.5% in cans. So if you drink kegged ale you are in a select…

Doggie Diarrhea & Doggie Vomiting

Diarrhea and vomiting are two of the most common reasons dogs are brought into the vet’s office. Here is a guide to help you understand how to deal with both of these problems. Because both diarrhea and vomiting have a multitude of causes ranging from minor to life-threatening, if you have any doubt as to…