Medical Articles

Signs of Ovulation

Ovulation is what happens during the   menstrual   cycle , whereby an egg is released from the ovary, then travels through the fallopian tube, where it is then available to sperm in order to be fertilized. The ovulation of a woman is very important in order to understand pregnancy and the  menstrual   cycle . Having the knowledge of…

Preventing, Treating and Removing Nasal Polyps

Sinus irritation, chronic sinusitis, people who have bad allergies and people who are allergic to aspirin are just some of the types of people that are more prone to getting nasal polyps. So what are some methods for preventing these growths in the nose, getting relief and treatment options? – And how do you go…

Uterine Fibroids and Infertility

Uterine fibroids are very common occurrences in women. They are also known as myoma or leiomyoma. Uterine fibroids can cause infertility, but not all of the time. Uterine fibroids are benign tumors affecting the uterine muscle tissue. Uterine fibroids are not cancerous tumors, but they can affect fertility, nonetheless. There are three types of uterine…

Thrush – Symptoms and Cures

 Thrush  is caused by a yeast infection known as Candida Albicans that can occur in the mouth and vaginas of women. It can also occur in men and children as well. Babies are especially prone to  thrush  and can get this infection if breast fed. This yeast infection can be spread back and forth from…

Hepatitis C- Basic Information

Hepatitis is the medical term for a condition that has as a result the inflammation of your liver. In most of the hepatitis cases, the inflammation is caused by an infection. The other reasons that can lead to hepatitis are alcohol abuse, different types of medication, poisons and even other diseases. There are different types…

Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

Primary biliary cirrhosis affects women more often than men and is a progressive disease that inflames the tiny bile ducts within the liver causing damage that ultimately destroys them. Bile is produced in the liver and flows through these bile ducts into the region of the gallbladder and aids in digestion. When these bile based…

Cat Vomiting Causes and Cures

Cat  vomiting  causes are many and varied but in fact, cats often regurgitate undigested food which hasn’t actually reached the stomach. Real  vomiting  is the ejection of the stomach contents, often preceded by salivating, retching and the contraction of the abdominal muscles. Cat  vomiting  causes can be related to eating or to illness. In the…

The Warning Signs Of A Gastric Ulcer

A gastric  ulcer  occurs when there has been a break in the protective lining of the stomach which leads to further erosion of both the lining of the stomach and the intestines. Such erosion will result in a raw, open and painful sore occurring in the stomach lining. Gastric  Ulcers  are caused when there is…

Difference Between Indigestion and Heartburn

Acid reflux, heartburn and indigestion are for a good many people considered the same condition. If you ask people on the street how often he has heartburn and indigestion they will often reply with “aren’t they the same thing?” The truth is they are very different in nature. Severe indigestion may lead to heartburn but…

Chest Pain

Chest pain is one of the most frightening symptoms a person can have. This pain includes any type of pain or discomfort that occurs between your upper belly area and your lower neck. This pain is often a classic symptom of a heart attack, or its milder relative, angina – but it is also associated…

Rehabilitation Of ACL Injuries

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears are one of the most debilitating and common knee injuries in sports (see ACL Injuries article). Deciding on the best course of treatment, surgery vs. non-surgery, rehab vs. no rehab, can be confusing. In general, athletes opt for surgical reconstruction and rehab since studies show athletes with ruptured ACL’s seldom…