Medical Articles

Nasal Polyps – Presentation and Management

Nasal polyps are common benign growths of the nose and paranasal sinuses. They have the appearance of peeled grapes, and they are sometimes associated with allergies or asthma. When small they are asymptomatic and require no treatment. But the larger lesions are symptomatic with nasal obstruction and rhinorrhea the predominant symptoms. Medication and/or surgery are…

Dealing With The Discomfort Of Menstruation

Have you seen the recent commercial that states quite plainly, “There’s a reason they call it the curse!”? For most women, menstruation can seem just like that – a curse or punishment put upon us for a sin we haven’t committed. Every month we deal with the cramps, bloating, fatigue, aching muscles, headaches, digestive problems,…

Ovarian Cyst FAQ

If you’ve been diagnosed with an ovarian cyst, you may have some questions about what it is and how it is treated. In this article we’ll take a look at answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about ovarian cysts. 1. What is an ovarian cyst? A cyst is a fluid filled sac…

Hepatitis B Awareness

Hepatits B or HBV affects over 350 million all over the world and is commonly misdiagnosed as  hepatitis  A, but then again, both diseases are different from each other.  Hepatitis  B, unlike  Hepatitis  A when left untreated has a higher likelihood of causing a long term condition or a permanent damage to the infected person’s…

Effective Ayurvedic Treatments for Hepatitis and Cirrhosis

Modern medicine is a wonderful thing but it cannot cure everything. Medication often comes with side effects, some of which are worse than the symptoms the pills are supposed to cure. Thankfully there are alternatives, which can be used alongside or instead of conventional medicine to relieve those ailments that continue to make our lives…

Cats Need Dental Care Too!

Stop and reflect for a moment, most people will brush their teeth before they go to bed. A roughness can be felt on our teeth at the end of the day, and this “roughness” that is felt is plaque build-up. What if us humans didn’t brush our teeth or have them professionally cleaned for three…

Is Your Cat Vomiting?

Many people have questions about their cat’s health and what to look out for with regard to cat health issues. If your cat is vomiting you need to find out what the problem is. Every cat owner will have to clean up cat vomit at some stage and you need to investigate just why your…

Serving Healthy Foods Safely

Serving healthy foods safely can be accomplished by following a few simple guidelines. The importance of following those rules is exemplified by the fact that an estimated 48 million people in the U. S. are diagnosed with food poisoning annually. To highlight the subject further, recent news warned of over 300 cases of food poisoning…

Simple and Best Home Remedies for Peptic Ulcer

What is Peptic Ulcer? It is the ulcer (an inflammatory suppurating lesion) of the mucous membrane lining of the alimentary tract and gives severe abdominal pain around the stomach area. It is related to one’s beginning area of the intestine; after the stomach, also known as the duodenum. And therefore, it can be termed as…

Stop Heartburn Naturally With Foods

Stop heartburn naturally with foods? Have you ever heard of anyone doing so? Well I am here to tell you that it is very possible to stop your heartburn if you quit eating the foods and combinations of foods that cause heartburn to start with. You see I used to suffer with heartburn (acid reflux)…

The Risks Of Gastric Lap Band Surgery

Weight loss surgery has advanced considerably in the past 50 years and modern forms of surgery such as gastric lap band surgery are certainly a lot safer and carry far fewer complications than early forms of open gastric bypass surgery. Nevertheless, there are risks and these should be fully discussed with your surgeon before embarking…

Colloidal Silver for Flu Prevention

Influenza, commonly called as Flu, is a highly contagious and acute infection of the respiratory tract that normally occurs in winter season. Generally, flu appears in form of epidemic and affects number of people at a time. Generally, cases of flu are seen more in children. However, flu can affect people of all ages. People…

Gall Bladder – Diseases – Symptoms – Treatments

First Gall Bladder Symptom-Jaundice the most obvious symptom When the skin becomes jaundiced(yellow or orange)and the whites of the eye take a yellow colour as well there is most likely an issue with the gall bladder or the liver. Jaundice shows that the liver is not working properly and can’t transform the old blood into…

Symptoms of Anxiety Attacks and Panic Attacks

Symptoms of anxiety attacks include irritable bowel syndrome as often as depression, therefore they are difficult to diagnose. Stress is a part of daily life for most people, which is one of the major contributing factors to this disorder. Though a person may only experience physical symptoms of anxiety attacks when stress is high, the…