Medical Articles

Having a Tonsillectomy

Although many people have had their tonsils removed or know somebody who has, not everybody knows exactly what the tonsils do. The nurse wearing women’s scrubs can tell you all about the procedure when you go see her at your local doctor’s office. Tonsils are lumps of tissue that are located on either side of…

ADHD Diet – Treating ADHD Without Medication

The use of ADHD diet as a form of treatment for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder has been going on for years, and in spite of many success stories, the medical circle still won’t give its thumbs up. They still want more scientific proofs before giving their stamp of approval. So for those parents who have…

Psychological Strategies to Overcome Diabetes Depression

1. Take Notice of Your Thoughts Becoming aware of your thinking styles and the thoughts that you regularly have are an important part of managing the frustrations caused by living with diabetes. Start to become more mindful of the thoughts you are having before, during and after you notice yourself feeling dissatisfaction or stress. Thoughts…

Child Obesity Influences

Child  obesity  rates have been increasing steadily over the past 3 decades among all different age groups, races, and educational levels. There are so many factors that can increase the risk of child  obesity  to list them all. Everyday we can come up with another reason from: too much television, too much video game playing,…

Differences Between a Yeast Infection and Diaper Rash

It is common to confuse a yeast infection with a diaper  rash , especially for a new parent. It is important to determine which type of baby  rash  your child has so that it can be treated properly. Both  rashes , if left untreated, can become very painful and chronic. Irritating skin  rashes  like these should be…

All About Psoriasis

You can try to know all about Psoriasis easily. Psoriasis is a medical condition with abundant information on its causes but no cure. Although Psoriasis is one of the oldest known diseases it is highly misinterpreted. Researchers have found the reference of psoriasis in the Bible as a condition of the skin called “tzaraat”. Recent…

4 Tips to Protect Yourself From Nail Fungus

Nail fungus, a condition characterized by thickening and discoloration of nails (both on toe nails and finger nails) can be quite a distressing condition, especially to the image conscious person. Turns out that in today’s image conscious society, pretty much every body falls into that category of ‘image conscious’ people – hence the need for…

Allergy Supplements

Many people have problems with their immune systems, so they have antagonistic reactions when they come in contact with certain animals, food, or other things. These people end with symptoms similar to those of a skin disease or asthma. Some people have serious type of allergies that could result in death, so allergies are not…

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…