Medical Articles

What Does Psoriasis Look Like in Children?

Psoriasis can begin at or shortly after birth but in most children it usually does not occur until school age. Usually a family history of the disorder is quite normal. When present in babies or infants, it normally starts in the diaper area (napkin psoriasis) and can spread elsewhere over the body. In children, psoriasis…

Every Woman Has An Eating Disorder

So said Dr Peter Clark from the eating disorders clinic at a Sydney hospital in 1996. Fifteen years later the situation has become even worse, while in general our population has become fatter. We don’t actually know the exact statistics on eating disorders, which is telling in itself, but the numbers we do have point…

Type 2 Diabetes – Diabetes And Weight Gain

Obesity, as well as Type 2 diabetes, are both major epidemics around the world. So it is no secret the two are directly related. Type 2 diabetes seems like a contradiction since it is possible for an overweight individual not to exhibit symptoms of diabetes, just as it is possible for a slender, fit individual…

Some Effects of Childhood Obesity

One of the more disturbing trends in today’s society is that of childhood  obesity . It has become an epidemic around the United States in the last two decades. Since the 1970s, there has been an alarming growth in the statistics of children and young adults who are considered to be obese. It is estimated today…

Rash Diagnosis – Common Rashes

Just thinking of rashes can make you feel itchy all over. The word rash covers a lot of territory. Common rashes alter the feel and look of your skin. Some appear on small areas and others cover the entire body. Causes of skin rashes are many as there are a many different types of skin…

How to Cure Psoriasis

Once a person is diagnosed with having the gene that causes Psoriasis, they start thinking about the future. Two of the first questions that are asked are: 1) How will I be able to cope with the disease, and 2) What exactly must I do to Manage the Symptoms. Up to the date of writing…

Allergies and Allergy Management Strategies

With increasing pollution levels these days it seems that more and more people are falling victim to all sorts of allergens, the substances that are the primary cause of all allergic reactions. Allergens can be almost anything, from sea food to pet dander or even specific types of food coloring. There are also more incidences…

Are You Having Nutritional Deficiency?

Are you ignoring the signs your body is giving you? Every part of your body gives you hints of your current health status. The health of your skin, fingernails, hair, ears and mouth all give signs of the nutritional health of your body. But are you doing something about it? Nutritional deficiencies occur when a…

What Is Postnatal Depression?

Postnatal Depression The symptoms of postnatal depression appear any time before and after delivery of your baby. Around 1 in 7 (14%) of women will develop postnatal depression and 10% experience symptoms during the pregnancy (antenatal depression). Antenatal depression is often overlooked. A pregnant woman that is feeling overwhelmed and anxious for more than two…

Life Threatening Phobias

Most people have some type of fear, but there are some whose fears turn into phobias. A phobia is an intense fear of something that isn’t life threatening, but the mind inter-operates it as life threatening. Some of these fears are not very rational, but for someone who has a phobia, it can be hard…

Anxiety Attack Relief – Coping With Excess Anxiety

Dealing with anxiety is no walk in the park. I have personally suffered from anxiety much of my life, in various different forms. Sometimes anxiety rears its head as physical symptoms, such as stomach aches and nausea. Some people report pins and needles sensations, and others even report blurred vision. Other times anxiety can manifest…

Lunesta Side Effects

Before you decide to buy Lunesta, make sure you have read over all pertinent information about how Lunesta works, and what side effects you might experience. Let’s go over Lunesta Side Effects If you notice any of the following side effects, stop taking Lunesta immediately and contact your local emergency room. They include allergic reactions;…

Keeping Your Feet Healthy and Clean

Nowadays, people are very conscious of looking and feeling good. When you look good, you feel confident and you hold yourself well. Everybody loves to stay healthy and attractive. Taking care of our hair, skin, face and body is what we do, but often we forget that feet is a part of our whole being.…