Medical Articles

Understanding Primary Yeast Infection Causes

Yeast infection causes are numerous. If you have been diagnosed with an overgrowth of Candida albicans, be it in your throat, mouth, vagina, or the gut, identifying the cause would form an essential component of the treatment program that you should follow. Though not usually a life threatening illness, if not addressed and fixed, a…

Physiology of Menstruation

Menstruation (Greek Word, men – month) is monthly uterine bleeding outflowing through vagina onto vulva for 4-5 days every 28 days during reproductive life of a women from menarche to menopause. Menses are normal uterine function whereby endometrium prepares to receive pregnancy. Bleeding comes from oestrogen progesterone primed endometrium. Woman gets 13 menses in a…

A Guide to Colon Cancer

Colon cancer occurs in the bowel, colon and rectum, and is the second most common type of terminal cancer in the United States. With regular screening, the illness can be avoided as there are signs in the form of small growths, referred to as   polyps  which appear in the colon. How can the disease be…

Types of Surgery For Ovarian Cyst Removal

Ovarian  cysts  are a relatively common and can affect women of all ages. There are several different treatment options for them including waiting it out, taking medication to ease the pain or undergoing surgery. Surgery is usually a last resort used for certain types of  cysts  or  cysts  that are extremely large or painful. Let’s…

Trash the Thrush, Yeast Infection of the Mouth

A lot of us have already heard about vaginal yeast infection caused by fungus called candida. There are other infections caused by this fungus and that is thrush, a yeast infection of the mouth. Thrush mostly affects babies and toddlers, older people and those with weak immune systems. Candida fungus is actually present in the…

Hepatitis C Treatment May Use Homeopathic Or Antiviral Drugs

All  hepatitis  conditions affect the liver: inflammatory cells are present in the tissue of the organ. Acute  hepatitis  lasts for less than six months. The disease is classed as chronic if it lasts for longer than that. Although some  hepatitis  conditions are caused by toxins (some medications and plants, but especially alcohol), most are caused…

Logarithmic Functions

Logarithmic functions are an important set of functions used in calculus and algebra. Essentially they are the inverse of exponential functions. These functions are used to model a variety of physical phenomena, most commonly lifespans and depreciates. Let’s take a look at how logarithmic functions work, and see how they are used in precalculus. So…

Emetophobia – The Fear of Vomiting

Emetophobia is the fear of vomit. Emetophobia can involve the fear of vomiting yourself or the fear of being in the presence of others vomiting. Emetophobia is a form of social anxiety and often evolves around the fear of vomit being specifically in a public situation. Emetophobia can have a crippling effect on ones life.…

Types of Food Spoilage

We can define food spoilage as any change that generates food undesirable to eat for a given population under ordinary conditions. The end result of a series of partial or complete breakdown reactions affecting one or all of the food components like fats, proteins and carbohydrates is definitely what food spoilage is about. It leaves…

Guidelines for Stomach Ulcer Diet

With degrading lifestyle and stressful working atmosphere in almost every field, lots of disorders have raised their ugly heads. Out of these, stomach ulcer is one of the most common and prominent one. So, to keep one’s body intact and in a suitable working condition, most of us need to take up a plan which…

Infants and Acid Reflux

Infant acid reflux is quite common. People of all ages, especially infants because they consume only liquids or soft foods, suffer from mild heartburn or acidic regurgitation on occasion. As in adult cases, infants experience acid reflux when the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) is relaxed. The LES acts as a valve between the esophagus and…

Improving Your Immune System to Fight HPV Symptoms

HPV also known as Human Papilloma Virus are more than 100 types. A little known fact about the HPV is that, the symptoms are treatable while the virus itself is not curable. Human Papilloma Virus is the known cause of Genital warts, Plantar warts, common hand warts, Flat warts and juvenile warts. In infected people,…

High Blood Pressure And Weight

Most of the diseases are linked to each other. That means if you are suffering from disease A that will probably invite disease B and B will invite another one. So once you suffer from a disease whether it be a major one or a minor one and you do not take it seriously, there…