Medical Articles

Escalator Injuries and Children

To most adults, escalators usually appear to be an unassuming method of transportation. They allow you to move from one floor to the next without having to climb stairs or wait for an elevator. Many children however, do not understand the dangers of playing on escalators. Each year, countless children are injured on escalators in…

An Informative Review of Popular Adjustable Beds

This article provides a detailed review of popular adjustable beds available for purchase both on and off-line. Prominent adjustable bed manufacturers include Craftmatic, Sleep Comfort, Sealy, Tempur Pedic, and Spring Air. Craftmatic Adjustable Beds The Craftmatic Adjustable Bed Company has been in the marketing of adjustable beds for more than 30 years and the company…

Are You at Risk of a Sore Throat on One Side?

When was the last time you got a  sore   throat ?  Sore   throats  on one side are really irritating, especially if they persist for one whole week. You can’t talk, you can’t breathe well, and you can’t drink. What else left can you do while suffering from this allergy of the throat? Truly, a  sore   throat …

Canine Influenza – Is There Such A Thing?

Canine influenza is generally not a stand alone problem. Symptoms similar to influenza in humans tend to accompany other complications according to the breed. For example Greyhounds and Great Danes tend to be disposed to pneumonia. These breeds have narrow chests, indicating their susceptibility. Those breeds who have wider chests, such as the Bulldog are…

Type 2 Diabetes – Diabetics And Infections

Type 2 diabetes is a metabolic disorder characterized by high blood sugar which affects many systems in the body, one of which is the immune system. This means people with diabetes are more prone to infections because high blood sugar levels weaken the immune system. Some diabetes-related health issues like diabetic neuropathy (nerve damage) and…

Gestational Diabetes Information

There are 3 Types of Diabetes; Gestational Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, and Type 2 Diabetes. Gestational Diabetes occurs only during pregnancy and usually goes away after delivery. If untreated it can be fatal for the infant or fetus. Gestational Diabetes is caused by hormones produced by the placenta that can cause a resistance to the…

Obesity Statistics

The most recent research statistics on growing obesity disclose a dangerously overweight world population. During the last 10 years, there was a dramatic increase in obesity in the world, especially in the United States, England, and Canada. Over the years, the occurrence of obesity has also steadily increased among all genders, ages, all education levels,…

Eczema in Children – Is This Skin Rash Eczema?

Eczema or atopic dermatitis is a familiar skin condition that primarily arises in children of age two to six. While the condition initially present as a  rash  on the skin that is attended by itching, it is significant to recognize the symptoms of eczema so that correct cure can be utilised and so that the…

What is a Cold Sore?

Most people don’t ask this question until they are dealing with the ugly  sore  on their face– and at that point they are desperate to find out what the  sore  is and how to stop it. Cold  sores  are caused by the Herpes virus, and they are a common occurrence. Many people contract the Herpes…

Genital Psoriasis

The skin regeneration cycle of the psoriasis suffer is vastly accelerated and, instead of taking 28 days, this happens in just three to four days. As a result new cells move to the surface before they are fully mature and clump together forming plaques which become inflamed due to the presence of white immune cells…

Fingernail Fungus

The symptoms are usually thickening or softening of the nails, it might also cause discoloration. Often times, this fingernail  fungus  can be a very difficult condition to manage and can also cause some serious damage to the person’s fingernails which could eventually lead to nail loss. The thing with nails is that they make a…

Dog Allergy – Food Allergy In Dogs

There are many different types of dog allergies, food allergies being the third most common and affecting about 10% of all domestic dogs. Contrary to popular belief, it is not the colorings and additives in dog foods that can lead to dog food allergies, but instead it appears to be foods that are not natural…

PMS Relief For Women

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a group of symptoms that start one week before a woman’s menstrual period. It can be characterized by moods swings, tender breasts, food cravings, fatigue, irritability, and depression. The symptoms go away after the period starts. For some women the symptoms are severe enough to interfere with their normal lives. These symptoms…

Recognizing Depression

Depression is a serious issue. There are simply hundreds of thousands of people who deal with depression on a daily basis. Are you one of them? Do you know someone that may be? How can you recognize the signs of depression? How can you help someone who may be facing depression within their lives? While…

Fast Phobia Cure Technique Explained

The fast  phobia  cure promises to cure any fear or  phobia  in a handful of minutes. Which sounds incredible. Especially if you’ve been told by your hypnotist or therapist that it will take lots and lots of sessions, spread over weeks, months or even years, before you start to even begin to overcome your fears.…