Medical Articles

Sore Throats: Who Gets Antibiotics?

Most patients that walk into a doctor’s office with a  sore   throat  expect to be given something to make them feel better. Many are surprised, and even angry, when they are told that they will not be walking out with antibiotics. How do physicians, like myself, make this decision? Is it simply up to my…

Low Level Laser Therapy For Pain – LLLT

Low Level Laser Therapy or LLLT is a medical treatment commonly used to treat pain, joint disorders and some wound healing. It is most often used over joints and nerves. It uses lighted diodes to change the cellular function. There have been many clinical testings that show that LLLT is effective in providing pain relief…

What is Infantile Autism?

The autistic disorder is a life lasting neurological disorder involving also the childhood disintegrative disorder, Asperger disorder, Rett disorder and the pervasive development disorder. Autism is registered as one of the five pervasive development disorders and is usually diagnosed around the age of three. The most important pathological changes caused by autism are communication difficulties,…

Answers About Diabetes

Many Americans think you are only susceptible to diabetes if you eat a lot of sweets. While the consumption of sweets or sugar-laden foods certainly won’t help you decrease your risk, it is not the only cause of the disease. There are many factors that can put you at risk, and it is important to…

Taking on Obesity in America

Battling obesity in America is no easy endeavor. When I became involved in the battle against obesity in America, I knew that the diagnosis was devastating and the prognosis was dire. I knew that there were a number of obstacles that I would be facing in implementing a program comprehensive enough to effectively engage the…

Natural Diaper Rash Remedies

Ouch! Few things are more uncomfortable than baby’s diaper  rash . Almost all babies have at least one case of  rash  during their diapering years. Using a natural remedy may be best for baby’s delicate diaper area. Here are a few tips: Let baby air out Taking off the diaper and allowing baby to lie naked…

Sore Penis After Sex – Tips for Easing the Sting

Research suggests that an average sex session lasts between 3 and 13 minutes. That might not seem like very long, but an amazing amount of activity can take place in this space of time, and the bumping, friction and bending can leave the penis feeling bruised and sore. While time is the best medicine when…

What is Psoriasis and How to Treat it

What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a disease which affects the skin and joints and commonly causes red scaly patches to appear on the skin. The scaly patches are areas of inflammation and excessive skin production. Psoriasis can cause pain, itching, burning and emotional distress. It affects both sexes equally and can occur at any age,…

Fingernail Fungus Home Remedy

One of the most commonly dreaded condition is having a nail fungus. Fingernail fungus is a very common infection that affects the nails, either the fingernails or the toenails, sometimes both. The fungus enters the skin when injured and resides in the nail and/or between the nails and the nail bed. The nail bed is…

Allergies and Allergy Treatment

Allergies are becoming more common today, and the medical professionals aren’t sure why this is so. Most people aren’t affected by allergies, allergies are an abnormal immune system reactions to things that are typically harmless to most people. Food allergies are most common in infants and often disappear as a child gets older. There could…

Depression – Depression Facts and Antidepressant Medications

UNDERSTANDING  DEPRESSION   Depression  :caused by an imbalance of brain chemicals, along with other factors. Like any serious medical condition,  depression  needs to be treated. The fact is that any one can get dression. How  depression  affect the brain: Many things can trigger debilitating  depression . Feelings of  depression  are caused by a chemical change that affects…

Phobia of The Dark

Fear of the dark is one of the most common fears during the childhood. While most children grow out of fearing the dark for some of them and for some adults being in darkness is still a nightmare. It is normal to get an occasional chill or weird feeling while walking at night, but when…

Anxiety Treatment – 5 Effective Strategies to Decrease Anxiety

Number 1: Face your fears. The most common mistake that people make in coping with their  anxiety  is to avoid whatever situation triggers their  anxiety . Although you may feel immediate, intense relief whenever you avoid an  anxiety-provoking  situation, the long-term effect is actually to worsen your  anxiety . Avoidance makes it extremely unlikely that your  anxiety …