Medical Articles

Hand Arthritis – Symptoms and Treatment

Arthritis in the hand or wrists is common, but can be very debilitating. We use our hands for the vast majority of our daily living activities, from washing and dressing to more intricate tasks such as typing or threading a needle. When the joints in the hand and the digits are affected by arthritis, day…

Diabetes Symptoms

 Diabetes  is a disease that all too often goes undetected because the symptoms are either so mild or common to other problems. Because of this, many people walk around with  diabetes  without even knowing it until they finally go to the doctor for a blood and urine test. This article is going to review the…

Adolescence Obesity

Do we have reason to be concerned about adolescent  obesity ? Over the past three decades the number of overweight and obese children has nearly tripled. Statistically adolescent  obesity  accounts for over 17% of those numbers. Overweight children have a higher risk of developing lifelong health problems more than their adult counterparts because  obesity  during childhood…

Skin Rashes

Skin rash is defined as skin that is not normal in appearance and texture. It is characterized by redness, bumps, blotches, cracks, blisters or swelling and may be accompanied by itching and, in severe cases, by fever. A rash may be localized or may spread to the entire body. If medical attention is not given…

Do You Have a Commitment Phobia?

It’s not because you have a face only your mother can love, nor because of your too long nose that you can’t get yourself into a relationship. In fact, you find it easy to talk to somebody and ask her out. It’s when you’re about to like her that much that you tend to withdraw.…

Anxiety Cures – Discover Over Nine

In order to consider options for anxiety cures, it is important to really understand what causes anxiety. Anxiety ISN’T something we genetically inherit or an illness or disease we contract. Anxiety is something we produce ourselves. We do this by the way we’ve learned to live and interact in the world. Essentially, we live more…

Insomnia – A Real Solution

A client of mine recently told his doctor that he had trouble sleeping. No surprise: The doctor gave him yet another prescription. He is already taking pills three times a day! I can tell you what I cannot legally tell him: This is crazy. He may become dependent on the drug–and it will certainly contribute…

10 Homemade Pedicure Tips for Beautiful Feet

What Is A Homemade Pedicure? A homemade pedicure is one of the easiest and cost effective ways of improving the appearance of your feet and their nails. Essentially, it is a manicure of the feet with a few additions to keep them feeling comfortable in both open toed and enclosed footwear. The word Pedicure comes…

Nail Fungus Picture

If you suspect that you have a fungal nail infection, you will find it useful to view a nail fungus picture, as well as pictures of other nail conditions. This is because, although fungal infection is one of the more common nail abnormalities, it is only one of many things that can cause nails to…

How to Rehab a Sprained Ankle

Everyone always hears the same old advice when they sprain an ankle. Ice it and rest. This is known as the R.I.C.E. system which stands for Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation. While this is an okay approach in the immediate short term, there a re a lot of significant shortcomings to this system of rehab.…

The Facelift: Three Common Questions

Am I A Good Candidate? There are several factors that play into determining whether or not you are a good candidate for a facelift. Keep in mind these are rather broad definitions and a qualified doctor is the only one who can tell you for sure if the procedure is right for you. One of…

Dangerous Facts About Tobacco

Finance facts about tobacco cigarettes: The costs of smoking are very high in terms of finances. Smoking costs the United States about $160 billion per year which translates to a cost of $3,000 per smoker annually. In addition, smokers use medical services more than non-smokers and have a lower productivity in the workplace. Life expectancy…

Alternative Medicine For GERD After Cholecystectomy

Nearly 700,000 Americans lose their gallbladder annually. According to medical papers, 20% of them may have digestive problems including abdominal pain, heartburn, belching, nausea, gas, bloating, constipation and bile diarrhea. The medical name for this disorder is postcholecystectomy syndrome. Gallbladder removal surgery is known as cholecystectomy. Individuals without gallbladders typically suffer from mild or intense…

Canine Candida and Antibiotics

Due to the use of antibiotics, a dog’s natural intestinal bacteria are replaced with pathogenic microbes, including candida albicans. Candida is a yeast, and it thrives on sugar. Then you feed the typical commercial dog food, which is based to a great degree, on grains. Grains are an excellent source of carbohydrates, and these carbohydrates…

Amenorrhea – What Does Not Having a Menstrual Cycle Mean?

“A” in Greek is the word for “negative,” “men” is the word for “month” and “rhea” refers to “flow.” Amenorrhea means “no menstrual flow” (absence of menstruation). In Chinese medicine, it refers to “no moon.” Rudyard Kipling said, “East is east and West is west and never the twain shall meet.” Today it is more…