Medical Articles

Does Rogaine Work? The Facts!

Rogaine is the brand name for a drug which contains Minoxidil in 2% and 5% doses designed to combat hair loss. The main question is: Does Rogaine work? Consider these facts: Minoxidil was originally developed to reduce high blood pressure. One of the side effects noted was increased hair growth in some patients. This aspect…

Metastatic Brain Tumors at a Glance

Most individuals that suffer from brain tumors have metastatic brain tumors. When it comes to brain tumor diagnoses, this is the most common type of brain tumor identified in patients. When an individual suffers from this type of tumor, it means that it is a type of cancer that has developed in the brain that…

The Early Signs of Multiple Sclerosis

There are several early signs of multiple sclerosis. Have you ever experienced tingling, numbness, loss of balance, weakness in one or more limbs, blurred or double vision? These are some of the most typical signs or symptoms that might suggest to a doctor that you have multiple sclerosis. The signs may come on so gradually…

Colloidal Silver – What it Can and Cannot Do For You

This article is a continuation of our previous article on colloidal silver. To recap the last article lets briefly reveal what we had covered involving the background information. We began by discussing how the colloidal silver has for many years been a major source of inexpensive antibiotics which presented no known side effects when prepared…

Natural Cough Remedies For Babies

When your baby comes down with a cough, you want to do whatever you can to make her more comfortable. Yet at the same time, you don’t want to grab over the counter medication, since there are usually side effects and chemicals that you’d rather not expose babies to if it can be avoided. What’s…

Juniper – Uses and Side Effects

Juniper berries have long been used as a flavoring in foods and alcoholic beverages such as gin. Gin’s original preparation was used for kidney ailments. Immature berries are green, taking 2 to 3 years to ripen to a purplish blue-black. The active component is a volatile oil, which is 0.2% to 3.4% of the berry.…

Resilience in the Individual and in the Family System

Webster’s Dictionary (1974) defines resilience as “an ability to recover from or adjust easily to change or misfortune” (p. 596). Although this definition is widely accepted, resilience may be conceptualized as being more than merely bouncing back from setbacks. Resilience may also be the ability to bounce forward in the face of an uncertain future…

Ulcer Symptoms

Do you feel a sharp pain around your stomach region? Or are you feeling a bit nausea or tiredness? If so, you may have ulcer symptoms. But first what exactly ARE ulcers? Ulcers are generally crater-like sores about 1/4 inch to 3/4 inches in diameter, but can often range from 1 to 2 inches in…

Driza Bone Coat

With the popularity of all things Australian, you’ve probably heard of the Driza Bone Coat. What you may not have heard about are the many benefits of this coat, and why so many people are sold on it for cold and wet weather protection. The Drizabone coat first came about in 1898 (yes, it’s more…

Arthritis & Rheumatism

There is a difference between arthritis and rheumatism. Inflammatory pain from joint(s) is arthritis; and from tissues around the joints such as tendon, liagament, muscle or bone is rheumatism. These conditions have long been considered to be chronic, degenerative and incurable. Standard medical treatment consists of aspirin, corticosteroidsand other non-steroidal anti-flammatory drugs which alleviate pain.…

GERD Symptoms

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, also known as GERD, affects millions of people. Its symptoms are very common and are generally left undiagnosed in most patients. The most common symptom of this disease is persistent heartburn. Just about everybody has experienced heartburn at some point, usually after they eat. However, if a person is suffering from heartburn…

Bone Loss – A Serious Effect Of Menopause

Throughout our life, the body maintains a balance between bone loss and bone formation. Bone loss becomes a major part of the life of every woman after she reaches her menopause. The reason behind this loss of bone mass is due to the fact that in menopause- the ovaries stop producing the estrogen, which is…

Mockingjay Pin – Hunger Games

To kill for a mockingjay? In the post-apocalyptic saga The Hunger Games, actress Jennifer Lawrence sets the silver screen ablaze as Katniss Everdeen, “the girl on fire.” Everdeen is chosen as one of 24 “tributes,” children who fight to the death in a yearly tradition run by the feared totalitarian Capitol government and broadcast to…