Medical Articles

The Benefits of Low Body Fat

Low body fat in a human body is frequently linked with increased health benefits and appealing physical features in both sexes. The human body consists of several lean tissues such as muscle, bone, and organs that are metabolically active and adipose tissues such as fats that are less active. As per medical scientific tests, the…

Gastroscopy – Indications For Gastroscopy and What to Expect

Gastroscopy is performed by inserting a narrow, flexible, telescopic camera (a gastroscope) down the oesophagus, and into the stomach and initial part of the small intestine (the duodenum). Hence the name Oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy, or OGD for short. OGDs are performed in patients to check for conditions such as: Gastritis (inflammation of the stomach lining) Gastric ulcers…

Fibromyalgia Alternatives

Have you been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and you’re not feeling better or were not informed of the cause of your condition? Were you just put on antidepressants or anti-inflammatory drugs? Fibromyalgia did not emerge in the medical literature until the late 20th century and to this day does not have clear diagnostic criteria. Those of us practicing alternative…

Taking the Pimples Out of PMS

“Nooooo!” shrieks Shelly. Gazing into the morning mirror, she sizes up the latest addition to her face, an anticipated, though uninvited pimple loitering on her chin. “It’s like freaking clockwork.” Ironically, these pimples do arrive like clockwork according to dermatologist Alan R. Shalita, MD. During PMS, some women- like Shelly- release more androgens (male hormones)…

Sinus Polyps – What Are the Symptoms, Causes and Treatment?

Whereas sinus polyps (sometimes called sinus cysts) are fairly easy to diagnose, without identifying the root cause and then following up with targeted treatment, medication or surgical removal could be a futile exercise. Why? Because nasal polyps have a tendency to grow back within a relatively short time unless they are nipped in the bud.…

Fibroids Natural Treatments – How To Ease Your Symptoms

Are you in search of fibroids natural treatments in order to ease the symptoms that fibroid tumors bring? Uterine fibroids are usually benign and don’t need treatment but they can become a huge problem and cause painful symptoms. Are you experiencing pain during sexual intercourse? Have you noticed that you are having heavy menstrual periods?…

Vaginal Thrush Treatment

Vaginal thrush, also known as yeast infection or Candida, can be an incredibly irritating, embarrassing and, at times, painful, complaint to deal with. Irritating, because that itch-scratch-itch cycle can drive you crazy, Embarrassing, because if you’re in public, it’s not always appropriate to scratch the itch, and Painful, because amongst other conditions, thrush can lead…

Hepatitis A, Symptoms, Treatment & Vaccinations

International travelers need protection against hepatitis A. This viral infection is contagious, common and preventable with an effective vaccine. Travelers should consult with a travel physician to learn how to minimize their risk. What is hepatitis A? Hepatitis A is a viral infection that infects the liver. It is common in many parts of the…

Liver Disease in Dogs

Liver disease in dogs is one of the major causes of death for dogs in the United States. The liver removes waste from the dog’s body, detoxifies the blood, and produces bile . Left unchecked, liver damage which impairs the functioning of liver cells can lead to liver failure in dogs. However, the liver has…

Dog Vomiting? Help Your Dog Now

In most cases you should not be too concerned about your dog  vomiting . If you know that the dog got into something or you changed its diet, you can probably wait 24 hours to see if the  vomiting  clears up, but only if your dog does not appear lethargic. You must withhold food for 24…

The Benefits of Online Food Safety Training

Food poisoning acts quickly and is caused by eating poisonous food. Food, which includes drinks, could have been poisoned by us, other people or by environmental factors. The major cause of food poisoning is by bacteria, which are microscopic organisms. They are living creatures which inhabit this planet in great abundance. The majority of bacteria…

Stomach Ulcer Diet

In case you doctor has suggested that you start keeping a stomach ulcer diet, you will fist freak out as the food you will be allowed to eat is quite boring. This is not something you got used to. There is a myth that people with stomach ulcer cannot enjoy food since they are allowed…

Indigestion Symptoms And Acid Reflux Symptoms

Indigestion Symptoms Are you not feeling well because of the food you eat sometimes? You may be suffering from indigestion symptoms. There are many forms of indigestion symptoms, however the most prevalent one is acid reflux. Acid reflux is also commonly know and GERD. So what kind of symptoms are associated with acid reflux? Here…