Medical Articles

Nail Fungus 101

According to numerous Internet sources, an infection of nail fungus occurs when fungi infect one or more of your nails. A nail fungal infection may begin as a white or yellow spot under the tip of your fingernail or toenail. As the nail fungus spreads deeper into your nail, it may cause your nail to…

Your Allergies & Your Allergy Treatment

Allergies – it seems just about everyone is suffering with them these days and many are enduring these season allergies without complaining. Instead they simply fill their pockets with tissues and sniffle on. So where do you, your allergies, and your allergy treatment. But you know there comes a point where you need to take…

Why Self-Mutilation? Overcome Your Depression

Self-mutilation is tragic. If you are depressed and you tend to mutilate yourself, you have to find real solutions for your problems, and overcome your depression without making things worse with your absurd behavior. There are many things that you can do when you are desperate. Don’t harm your own body! This is sad, painful,…

Mental Imagery For Social Phobia Treatments

Thanks to more awareness of social anxiety disorder, there are now more social  phobia  treatments and resources available to you then ever before. Having social anxiety disorder is more than just having a case of the nerves or being extremely shy. People who suffer from this disorder will do anything to avoid most social situations.…

Performance Anxiety – Taking Away the Stage

As a performer, you’ve probably had numerous years of training, whether professional or otherwise. But despite the number of years that you’ve trained, and despite the number of times you’ve performed successfully, you may still be haunted by performance  anxiety , and this can put easily jeopardize your career. Now is the time to act, and…

Nail Fungus Laser Treatment – Is It Safe and Effective?

Nail fungus is the most common infection of the nail. It comprises the total fifty percent (50%) of nail abnormalities. Toenails and fingernails are both vulnerable to nail fungus infection. The fungus makes the nail brittle, thick and rough. There are at least fifty to sixty percent American adults who are currently infected with nail…

Lamisil For Nail Fungus

Many dermatologists today are routinely prescribing Lamisil for  nail   fungus . This prescription drug contains the antifungal agent terbinafine. It is taken in tablet form – one pill every day for six to twelve weeks. The longer treatment period is recommended for fungal toenail infections, which take longer to clear up. Terbinafine is a safer drug…

Ankle Pain – A Lifestyle Invader

Ankle pain can be a nuisance to anyone who enjoys an active lifestyle. Common structures in the ankle that can be damaged and cause pain are the tendons, cartilage and blood vessels. There are several causes of this type of foot pain. Some of the common causes are ankle   sprain , arthritis, tendonitis, psoudogout and infection.…

What to Wear to Play Paintball

For players that are going to play paintball for the first time, there is often a certain amount of hesitation and nervousness. There are a number of reasons for this. There is the element of uncertainty that creates nervousness and tension in people new to an activity, no matter what the activity is. There is…

The Different Types of Bone Cancer

Bone cancer is a particularly difficult and severe type of cancer. It is caused when there is a problem with the cells which make bones. Every year in the United States, over two thousand people are diagnosed with this type of cancer, in the form of a bone tumor. These frequently occur in children and…

Hydrochloric Acid

Hydrochloric acid is a compound of hydrogen and chlorine, also known as, hydrogen chloride (HCl) which can be found in water. This substance is a highly corrosive, potent, mineral acid which is naturally found in gastric acid which is one of the main components that works in the intestinal tract to break down food and…

Antibiotics – Too Much Of A Good Thing?

Antibiotics have long been seen as a panacea – but is it possible to have too much of of a good thing? Some commentators certainly think so. “It is ironic that this humble fungus, hailed as a benefactor of mankind may by its very success prove to be a deciding factor in the decline of…