Medical Articles

Symptoms of Candidiasis

An exhaustive investigation into the patient’s history may uncover a pattern and range of symptoms which will lead to an accurate diagnosis of candidiasis. This procedure can be carried out by any competent medical doctor, yet in Australia it is almost impossible to find a doctor who will do this. There are signs that doctors…

Handle Your Stress – Prevent Depression

The message you read on the faces of many rich people you find around could be translated into something that reads “I am well paid… I work hard… I love my job…” but mind you, it isn’t well articulated,… “I am stressed” And it is then you realize that the hours you give into your…

How to Overcome Phobias

A phobia, from a Greek word “phóbos means “fear”, is an irrational, intense and persistent fear of certain situations, activities, things, animals, or people. The main symptom is the excessive and unreasonable desire to avoid the feared stimulus. Generally, when the fear is beyond one’s control and is interfering with daily life, we call it…

Panic Attack/Anxiety Attack?

Panic Attack. I used to shut myself away from everyday life through fear of experiencing a Panic Attack or an overwhelming fear of anxiety. Does this sound familiar? Do you shut yourself away from everyday life? Do you wake up with that feeling of dread? Do you feel stuck in a rut with no way…

5 Herbs That Can Help You Sleep

You’ve probably seen ads for a bunch of different sleep aids. They’re all over TV and in many magazines – some are by prescription only, others are over the counter. If you don’t want to take chemicals to help you sleep, however, there are some alternatives. One of the more popular alternatives to medication are…

Type 2 Diabetes – Diabetics And Infections

Type 2 diabetes is a metabolic disorder characterized by high blood sugar which affects many systems in the body, one of which is the immune system. This means people with diabetes are more prone to infections because high blood sugar levels weaken the immune system. Some diabetes-related health issues like diabetic neuropathy (nerve damage) and…

Home Remedy for Nail Fungus

The traditional home remedy for  nail   fungus  went something like this: trim the affected  nail  as much as possible and immerse the hand or foot in a solution of one part bleach in 100 parts of water (or pure household vinegar) for 30 minutes each day until the infection is gone. This method may be…

Ankle Sprain

I think just about everyone has experienced the pain of a sprained ankle at sometime in their lives, most of us more than once. Most people that are active or athletic will experience the pain of a sprained ankle at some point. When I was a medic with a rifle company in the Army National…

How The Digestive System Works

In this article you will learn the mechanics of how and why the digestive system works as it does. Digestion plays an exceedingly crucial role in the function of the human body. The digestive system comprises of a digestive tract which is a drawn-out and hollowed series of organs which begins at the mouth and…

Monthly Menstrual Cycle

For a girl getting her period is probably the biggest event in puberty. Menstruation is a normal healthy part of being a young girl or woman. For the most part menstruation starts between the ages of 12 and 13. Below I will try and help you understand the woman’s cycle a little better. The menstrual…

Chronic Sinusitis – What Is It?

Sinusitis refers to an inflammation of the sinus cavities located in the cranium. The proper medical term to describe this condition is rhinosinusitis, since it affects the mucous membranes, which line the nose (rhino refers to nose) and the sinus cavities in question. The onset of sinusitis means – * Constant dull, throbbing headaches *…