Medical Articles

Facial Herpes – Cold Hard Facts

Generally called cold sores, oral or facial herpes is typically caused by type 1 of the herpes virus (type 2 generally causes genital herpes). Oral herpes is a very common condition and about 90% of Americans are thought to be infected. Unlike its genital counterpart, oral herpes is not necessarily contracted through sexual contact. Oftentimes,…

Are You Suffering From Plaque Psoriasis?

Plaque psoriasis is one of the most common types of psoriasis, amounting to 80% of all skin disorder cases. People who are suffering from this condition develop inflamed and red skin lesions that are usually covered in scaly and silvery skin. It can develop in different parts of the body but in general, it occurs…

Choosing the Right Dog Allergy Treatment

If you have a dog with an allergy, choosing the right kind of treatment can be the difference between roaring success, and dismal failure. Of course, the first step is matching the type of dog allergy treatment to the type of allergy. Here is a breakdown of the types of allergy, and the recommended treatments.…

Natural Anxiety Relief Remedies: An Overview

Effective therapies for anxiety disorders are available, and research is uncovering new treatments that can help most people with anxiety disorders lead productive, fulfilling lives. If you think you have an anxiety disorder, you should seek information and treatment right away from a traditional mental health specialist. However, there is traditional medicine and natural anxiety…

Dentists: How To Overcome Your Phobia

Dentists and millions of people around the world are subject to this phobia. It is one of the most common fears in modern society-somewhat irrational to be sure, but common nonetheless. Common as it may be, it is much more serious than a peculiar fear of heights or a strange fear of cotton balls. Fear…

Sign of Anxiety – Shyness or Anxiety Disorder?

You’re walking home from the subway station when an attractive stranger of the opposite or preferred sex bumps into you. Parcels drop, and as you both stoop down to retrieve them, the person is pleasant and apologizes profusely. You look at him or her and instead of a quick and pleasant retort, your hands sweat,…

How Do You Get Cold Sores?

Cold sore sufferers all over the world possibly know the answer to the question: How do you get cold sores? The virus which causes an estimated seventy percent of Americans to suffer from this affliction is of course the Herpes Simplex Virus type 1 or HSV1. It is one of the most virulent and easily…

Everything About Nail Fungus Cures

When the nail gets infected by fungi, nail may begin to have yellow or white spots. As the infection spreads, the nail may thicken and brittle, which can be very painful. Other signs of nail fungus include distorted in shape, dark color and dullness. Nail fungus usually develop due to the exposure to moist and…

Proper Care of an Ankle Sprain

These elastic ankle components become sprained when there is actual tearing of the fibers. Recurrent sprains can result in long-term joint damage with pain and weakness. Proper treatment is necessary to prevent ongoing ankle problems. What causes ankle sprains? The ankle gets sprained when you make a fast, shifting movement with your foot planted on…

Snowboard Padding For Beginners

How to enjoy learning to snowboard without the pain. The worst part about bruising your Tailbone while snowboarding, particularly if you are learning is that it will actually stop you from enjoying yourself because every time you land on it, it gets a little more tender, and a little more painful. It stops you progressing…

What Are the Best Treatments for Whiplash?

When it comes to whiplash, there are multiple treatment options available depending on where the injury occurred and the resultant symptoms. With some perseverance, dedication, and a positive attitude, treatment results will be optimized. It is very common that whiplash victims don’t experience the pain right away. It may take a few days to a…

Biliary Dyskinesia – To Cut or Not to Cut?

Many people, including children, may experience attacks of pain at the right upper quadrant. This is the kind of abdominal pain that sometimes radiates to the upper back or shoulder blades. Usually it occurs after eating fatty or fried foods, heavy meals and is accompanied with nausea/vomiting and/or bloating, followed by loosening of stools. Typically,…