Medical Articles

Recognizing Diabetic Symptoms

For most people the symptoms of diabetes do not seem very serious when they first experience them. In fact a great majority of diabetics go undiagnosed. There is an estimated 17 million diabetics in the United States alone and it is estimated that 5.9 million have yet to be diagnosed with this life threatening disease.…

Depression and Women

Last year, a study reported that despite the improvement in women’s lives, their happiness relative to men has declined since the ’70s, when the reverse was true. This held true across racial and socio-economic lines in several industrialized countries. Women’s happiness also declines with age. In contrast, men’ happiness has increased and increases with age.…

How to Drive Away His Commitment Phobia

You may be having a relationship with a guy who seems to stall at the dating stage. He may also appear to be quite lacking on the emotional front. How can you ever influence him to make a commitment? You may wonder. There are some men who suffer from what can be described as commitment…

Signs of Social Anxiety Disorder – Main Symptoms

Social anxiety disorder (SAD) limits a sufferer’s life in every way, it is often the reason why they miss out many good opportunities, it can often cause other problems like stress and depression. It is very important to start curing social anxiety as soon as possible. If you think that you may have SAD, then…

How to Prepare For Sleep to Avoid Insomnia

There are many different types of “sleep aids” available to help people sleep once they get to bed. But sometimes people don’t know that they can improve the restfulness of their sleep by better preparing for sleep. Much like a home cooked meal tastes better and is more nutritious than a frozen entree, properly getting…

Vinegar Nail Fungus Home Remedy

The reason why many people are now resorting to natural home remedies is in order to counter the harmful effects of hospital-based  nail   fungus  treatment which leaves the patients with many side effects besides not bringing a long-term solution   to the problem. The orally administered anti-fungal drugs are the most hazardous because they expose the…

Sprain Injuries and Their Treatment

A  sprain  is an injury to a ligament which is a thick tissue that connects bones together. The most injured ligament in the body are the ankles. Usually ligaments are injured by being stretched far from their normal position. Having ligaments in your body holds your skeleton comprised of bones together in a normal alignment…

Paragliding – How Safe Is It, And What Are The Stats?

The good news is, it’s safer than it’s Extreme Sports image would have you think. Of all the so-called Extreme Sports, paragliding has perhaps the widest range of participants. In Japan, you will find old people serenely gliding across dormant volcano slopes. Through the Alps in France, you might spot daring young men pushing the…

Sex Positions To Conceive

The missionary is the most popular and the simplest position. The woman lies supine while the man is on top. This is one of the best sex positions to conceive as this formation allows the sperm to set down closer to the cervix. From behind sex position is highly recommended for women at the later…

Types of Bariatric Surgery

There are three basic types of bariatric weight loss surgeries: restriction procedures, predominantly malabsorptive procedures, and malabsorption procedures. Restrictive bariatric surgeries only reduce the size of the stomach and do not interfere with the digestive process. Predominantly malabsorptive procedures reduce the stomach size, however are primarily based on creating malabsorption. Malabsorption procedures reduce the size…

Understanding a Dog’s Menstrual Cycle

Just like humans, dogs do have menstrual cycles, too. Also called the “heat cycle” due to their association with a dog’s fertility period and propensity to have sex, they have some very crucial differences from the cycle that humans do experience. For the record, dog’s menstrual cycles aren’t really menstrual cycles. This is because their…

Curing Sinusitis

Medical professionals and practitioners refer to Sinusitis as the swelling of the sinuses. Sinus infection, or sinusitis, is an inflammation of the sinuses and nasal passages. A sinus infection can cause a headache or pressure in the eyes, nose, cheek area, or on one side of the head. People who are suffering from the condition…

Ovarian Cyst, Now What? – Treatment For an Ovarian Cyst

Your course of treatment for an ovarian  cyst  generally depends on the kind of  cyst  that you are diagnosed with. Most  cysts  go unnoticed by women, simply disappearing before they are even noticed, however, in some cases, an ovarian  cyst  may cause pain and bleeding, leading a woman to seek medical attention. For most women,…