Medical Articles

Autoimmune Disorders – How to Treat

An autoimmune disorder is a state when the immune system of the body gets overly active and destroys the healthy body tissues, causing extreme complications in the body that includes excessive muscular pain, severe illness, etc. Today there are many medical remedies to prevent this disorder, but presently many people prefer alternative medicine option as…

What Causes Pain in Lower Left Side of the Back?

Many people in this country suffer from pain in lower left side of back. Because the pain is only on one side of the back, many doctors have trouble finding the actual cause. Many people go through years of endless visits to the doctor and the hospital, expensive rounds of testing, dangerous drugs, and treatments…

Titanium and Jet Engines

Owing to their strength, resistance to corrosion and their ability to withstand high temperatures without getting deformed, titanium alloys are used to make critical parts of aircraft, rockets and missiles among others. One important application of this metallic material is in the manufacture of jet engines. The jet engine is the lifeblood of today’s modern…

Is Black Pepper Good For You?

Black pepper has been used for thousands of years and although this may not appear pertinent to the question “Is black pepper good for you?” we should perhaps remember that some clinical trials of natural substances are speeded up because they have been consumed for centuries without any (or hardly any) reported deaths. Black, white…

Diabetes Medications

 Diabetes  medications are attempted when normal diabetic diet, weight loss and exercise fail to bring blood sugar to a normal range. They include oral drugs and hypodermal injections. Medication usually starts when the average blood glucose levels are greater than 150 mg/dl (8 mol).  Diabetes  medications work effectively when they are combined with exercise and…

Simple Steps to Prevent Childhood Obesity

There are simple factors in every parent’s control that can reduce the chance of childhood obesity. In society today, approximately one in five children will be labeled as obese. Obesity is defined as an excess amount of body fat, measured as a percentage of total body weight. A child is considered obese when their body…

Cold Sore Therapy That Works

Many cold sore sufferers want to eliminate them before they begin. Those who often have recurrent fever blisters know that an imminent outbreak is about to happen when they sense that dreaded tingling sensation. Herpes labialis is caused by the herpes simplex virus-1 or HSV-1. At the moment, approximately 80 per cent of North Americans…

Psoriasis Creams – Baths And-Or Showers

If you have recently been diagnosed with  psoriasis , you are probably already consulting with a dermatologist. Your dermatologist will explain for you exactly how you should now go about your skin care. The two leading topics will likely be moisturizing your skin and bathing yourself. Simply bathing correctly and with appropriate frequency can be a…

What is Nail Fungus?

Nail  fungus  is caused by very small organisms infecting one’s finger and toe nails. Generally, nails are very sturdy and can easily defend themselves against any kind of infections. They guard you like a strong fence blocking out all sorts of  fungi  and infections. However, in the case that a  fungus  gets through and is…

Allergy Tips – Living with Food Allergies

Living with food allergies isn’t as hard as it used to be. With so many people all over the world showing signs of allergies today, many food manufacturers have seen the benefit of offering a variety of food substitutes to help make life (and eating) easier for those with sensitive systems. While living with food…

When Anger May Mean Depression

“Irritable! That’s how I often feel!” And upon checking with my wife, she agreed. Strange as it might seem we both realised something was not right, separately, on the same day, after 18 months of struggle. Such was the realisation that the consuming anger that would rise up without warning was actually a sign that…