Medical Articles

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.…

Anxiety and Its Treatment in a Nutshell

If you have found this page then you probably are interested in knowing more about  anxiety , social  anxiety  or shyness, stress, worry, and related problems or disorders, what they are and how to get over them. You are in the right place! I am a Santa Rosa based psychologist and psychotherapist who was formally the…

Curing Insomnia With Bath Salts

Bath salts, especially Epsom salt baths, have been curing insomnia for centuries. When salts are combined with aromatherapy and a glass of hot milk or a Valerian supplement you have a sure shot at curing your insomnia. Here are some recipes for making relaxing baths that are known for curing insomnia. Lavender Salt Bath This…

What is the Difference Between Herpes Simplex I & II?

The history of the herpes virus is well documented in the writings of Hippocrates, some 2,500 years ago. The Greek scholar described the spreading of herpes as “the creep and crawl disease.” Scientific research has identified more than 5,000 different strains of the Herpes Virus. Eight of these strains cause disease in humans: 1. Herpes…

Best Single Remedy For Nail Fungus

Vinegar is probably the most important natural cure for nail fungus. It has been used for the treatment of fungal infections for thousands of years and with great success. Still you can find a huge number of toenail fungus cases, that fail to respond to medical treatments and finally recovered with vinegar. One of the…

How To Treat a Sprained Thumb

The thumb is one of those areas of the body that is used continuously in everyday life. The thumb is used for gripping, grasping, picking things up and holding items. When the thumb is injured, your ability to perform any task with your hand is virtually impossible. When a strain occurs in the thumb, a…