Medical Articles

About Depression

I have recently created a blog about depression, called Depression Hurts. Feel free to visit my blog frequently. I will be updating it frequently with new information about depression, treatments, articles, etc. For years I have suffered from depression, at different levels, some of them being major episodes and some more on a dysthymic (low-grade…

How The Fast Phobia Cure Works

A phobia is a fear or worry about a certain occurrence. The occurrence can either be a situation or a living thing e.g some people fear climbing very high up either with a ladder or stairs and this is called acrophobia while at the same time other fear certain insects e.g spiders and this is…

CBT For Anxiety

All of us feel anxious from time to time and in certain situations. It is a normal and natural emotion and can be useful as a stimulus to action. Unfortunately some of us feel excessively anxious in inappropriate situations, and this is not only unpleasant but can be a serious handicap in our lives. Anxiety…

Cause Of Insomnia

The National Institute of Health defines insomnia as, “the perception or complaint of inadequate sleep” and classifies it as three types; transient, intermittent and chronic. Most people have suffered from insomnia at one time or other in its transient (one day to a month) or intermittent (occasional) form. Around 10% of the population suffers from…

Black Swan Ballerina Feet

The movie Black Swan and its stars Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis have been nominated for a ton of awards at the Oscars and have already won an award at the recent Golden Globes. However, the most award-worthy stars of this movie were the beaten down feet of Natalie Portman’s character “Nina Sayers” and their…

Don’t Give Up – Cure Nail Fungus at Home

It is simple to cure nail fungus at home when you have the right medication at your fingertips. You really don’t need to have your treatment done by your doctor; as long as you can be consistent with your medication you’ll find that home treatment is easy and comfortable. Nail fungus is much more common…

Treatment For a Sprained Wrist

A sprained wrist is very painful, especially if you do not rest the hand. If you expect to get full use of your wrist back, make sure you allow it some time to recover from the injury. Following the proper steps, a sprained wrist will quickly recover. Apply an ice pack to it. Ice your…

6 Penis Hazards and How to Avoid Them

The world is generally a pretty safe place for a penis, because most men have a vested interest in keeping it out of harm’s way. As long as a guy provides the right penis care, he can expect to keep his tool in tip-top shape throughout his lifetime. However, there are some pesky dangers that…

Vitamin D, or Vitamin D Hormone?

Vitamin D deficiency is common in the United States and worldwide. It is known to be important in bone mineral metabolism but now we have information that it does much more. Vitamins are generally known to be responsible for a single disease and appropriate supplementation should correct the disease. A hormone goes to distant tissues…

Introduction to Pancreatic Health

The Pancreas and the Sphincter of Oddi The pancreas is the second largest gland in the human body and plays an important role in the digestive process. It is responsible for the production of insulin that controls the balance of glucose in the body. It also releases the digestive juices and enzymes necessary for digestion…

Some Important Facts and Myths About The Menstrual Cycle

Menstruation is a normal process that involves bleeding from the uterus of a woman for a particular period once every month. In this article we will discuss some important facts and myths associated with menstrual cycle. Menstrual cycle also known as monthly cycle is a monthly process in which the female reproductive organs get ready…

Top 5 Tips – Acid Reflux Remedies

Acid reflux has symptoms similar to that of heartburn and is also termed as Gastro esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Reflux and Stomach Acid amongst other things. The problem can become dangerous in the long run as the acid can cause considerable damage as it wear’s away the lining of delicate esophagus. The problems of swallowing…

Headaches – What to Do

The primary thing I want to say about headaches is there are different types. There is not one general “headache” that everyone gets. Something that is quite commonly overlooked and possibly dismissed as a cause is the malfunction of bones in the spine and in the upper back area. As a Chiropractor in Bellevue, I…

An Overview of Abdominal Pain

We can hardly find a person who has not suffered from abdominal pain at least once in his life. Abdominal pain may be of different types, caused by a number of causes, which range from simple to life threatening conditions. Irrespective of the cause and the severity, it is troublesome for the sufferers and the…

Compression Sleeves Aid Lymphedema Patients

Lymphedema is a medical condition causing chronic swelling of the body. Doctors often recommend compression sleeves or stockings to reduce inflammation after the patient receives other therapy. Sleeve Features These sleeves are available in Lycra and nylon and should be worn every day under a medical professional’s direction. Compression sleeves may be bought without a…