Medical Articles

Penicillin Allergy

Penicillin is a common antibiotic used to treat many illnesses. When it was discovered it was considered a breakthrough in the treatment of illness and infection. It is derived from the penicillin mold, the blue-green mold found on moldy oranges. Before penicillin, common infections and diseases that are only a nuisance to us today were…

The Truth About Xanax Side Effects

You’ve probably heard all sorts of things about Xanax (brand name of the drug Alprazolam, used for anxiety and panic disorder treatment). No, Xanax doesn’t give you brain damage. No, you aren’t likely to become permanently addicted to it either. There’s a lot to learn. This article outlines the Common, Uncommon, and Rare side effects…

Depression In Teenagers & Children

 DEPRESSION  in Teenagers and Children A while ago I did a blog about Adult  depression . While doing the research on Adult  depression , I learned quite a bit of information about  depression  in general, in addition to what I already knew because I suffer from this condition myself. What I didn’t know, however, is just how…

How to Handle Dating Phobia

Dating  phobia  is a problem that both men and women are facing. There are many people afraid to meet the opposite sex for the first time. And if they do meet, they often behave awkwardly which is the main cause of love failure.  Phobia  in dating can spoil your love life and prevent you from…

Learning the Facts About Anxiety

 Anxiety  can make a person’s life miserable. It can be even worse when the person himself, or others in his life, do not understand the problem. The more you know about  anxiety , the easier it will be to find appropriate treatment. First,  anxiety  can be caused by a number of different factors. While many people…

Sleep Onset Insomnia

Sleep problems can be divided into two basic categories, the first is  insomnia  and the second comprises of all the other sleep disorders. Few people are immune from sleep problems; only 5 percent said that they never have trouble sleeping. Difficulty falling asleep is the more common type of  insomnia  among people under forty or…

Artificial Nail Fungus

You might think that with an artificial  nail   fungus  would not be a problem, but in reality, fungal  nail  infection can be even more of a worry when you apply false nails on top of natural nails. This is because  fungi  grow well in damp airless places, like inside shoes, and on warm sweaty feet,…

Hemorrhoid Removal – A Few FAQs

Hemorrhoid removal. You’ve tried everything else and now you’re left with a treatment option you really don’t want to have to consider. If you have painful and bleeding hemorrhoids, you probably have a lot questions. “How do I know if I need surgery?” “If I do, what are my options?” “What kind of doctor should…

Heal Prostate Cancer Naturally – Anti-Cancer Foods

From a western nutritional perspective, we know that including an abundance of fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean meats helps to strengthen our overall health, improve cardiovascular health, and create strong immunity systems. A Chinese nutritional perspective embraces those ideals and expands the role of food as medicine in acknowledging that certain types of…

Obesity Surgery – What is it, and Can it Help Me?

The price that comes with having obesity surgery may be high, but the price of not having it could be even higher. The health problems that accompany being overweight could ultimately be more costly than an operation that could save your life. What It Is? The most common obesity surgery type is gastric bypass, which…

Natural Treatment For Pain After Gallbladder Surgery

You had gallbladder surgery (cholecystectomy) because you were experiencing pain under your ribs in the right upper part of your stomach. You were told that laparoscopic surgery is relatively fast and simple, ambulatory, less invasive and risky, and a more cosmetically acceptable operation. This is correct. In Latin “cholecyst” means gallbladder, “ectomy” means removal and…

Ovulation Calculator

Ovulation occurs when one or more mature eggs are released from one of your ovaries, pushed down through the fallopian tubes and are available to be fertilized. This is the fertile time of your menstrual cycle. The uterine wall will be thick, prepared for a fertilization that could happen at this stage. The shedding of…

Coral: An Explanation Without Using the Word Polyp

It’s hard to describe what coral is without using the word  polyp , and it’s right about the time I start using the word  polyp  that I see people’s eyes glaze over.  Polyp . What is this, 10th grade Biology? I’m getting sleepy. Wait. (snap fingers) Come back. I won’t use the word  polyp . An individual coral…