Medical Articles

Physiotherapy For Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injuries (SCI) are one of the most serious consequences of high speed accidents or sporting activities, a rare but devastating injury which can also occur after infections, tumours or ischaemic damage. The largest risk group are younger people due to their propensity to perform risky activities but a person of any age can…

Garlic and Onion Cold Remedy For Sore Throats

Did you know garlic and onion honey has been used for generations to help soothe a  sore   throat  and fight the colds and flu? I know, you’re thinking you will never get your kids to eat that. But, once kids try it, they actually do like it. Honey sweetens these pungent herbs and you just…

Tonsil Stones Or Tonsillitis?

Far too many people think they have tonsillitis when they may actually have tonsil stones. Tonsil stones, also known as tonsilloliths, are white bumps found on the tonsils are a result of a buildup of bacteria, mouth debris, and food particles. These disgusting balls attach to the tonsils and can cause horrible bad breath. It…

Type 2 Diabetes – Common Diabetes Complications

Type 2 diabetes is a very dangerous disease where sugar is not properly processed in the body but there’s a lot you can do to stay healthy. People with Type 2 diabetes have high insulin levels simply because the body no longer recognizes how to properly respond to the insulin. This is why you often…

Obesity and Associated Problems

Obesity has become a very large problem in the United States, and around the rest of the world. More and more adults are being classified as obese. Over two thirds of the United States population is considered obese but the most shocking part is a large amount of kids are being considered the same. Obesity…

Soothing a Vagina Rash

Vagina rash is relatively common, but can be frustrating when you’re suffering from it. A rash is sometimes connected to conditions like yeast infections, herpes, and some sexually transmitted diseases. More often however, it’s a result of simple irritation. What is a vagina rash? A rash on the vagina appears much the same as a…

Here Are the Best Cold Sore Remedies

Cold sores can be very disheartening and distressing particularly because they are clearly unending and are a very common skin infection that people must put up with. Cold sores are also excruciatingly painful and unattractive and can also be emotionally and socially humiliating. Apart from the fact that they are an inconvenience, it is necessary…

Nail Fungus – 3 Nail Fungus Myths

There are various myths and misleading information related to nail  fungus . In this article, I’m going to discuss about some myths regarding fungal growth in nails. Myth 1: It is Impossible To Cure Nail  Fungus  Nail  Fungus  is caused by a  fungus  that belongs to a  fungus  group known as dermophytes. It is also caused…

Genetics of Food Allergy and Intolerance

Can genetics explain if you are allergic to some pollens or foods? White blood cell patterns determined genetically and designated as HLA DQ and DR genes have been identified with an increased risk of pollen, dust, latex, and food  allergies . The intriguing part of this story is that there is an advantage to knowing your…

Recognizing Diabetic Symptoms

For most people the symptoms of diabetes do not seem very serious when they first experience them. In fact a great majority of diabetics go undiagnosed. There is an estimated 17 million diabetics in the United States alone and it is estimated that 5.9 million have yet to be diagnosed with this life threatening disease.…

Depression and Women

Last year, a study reported that despite the improvement in women’s lives, their happiness relative to men has declined since the ’70s, when the reverse was true. This held true across racial and socio-economic lines in several industrialized countries. Women’s happiness also declines with age. In contrast, men’ happiness has increased and increases with age.…

How to Drive Away His Commitment Phobia

You may be having a relationship with a guy who seems to stall at the dating stage. He may also appear to be quite lacking on the emotional front. How can you ever influence him to make a commitment? You may wonder. There are some men who suffer from what can be described as commitment…

Signs of Social Anxiety Disorder – Main Symptoms

Social anxiety disorder (SAD) limits a sufferer’s life in every way, it is often the reason why they miss out many good opportunities, it can often cause other problems like stress and depression. It is very important to start curing social anxiety as soon as possible. If you think that you may have SAD, then…