Medical Articles

What Is Childhood Obesity

What is obesity? Obesity is the state of being gravely overweight – to a point that affects your health. Obesity in childhood is linked to many health difficulties and tends to indicate that the child will be obese as an adult. It is very worrying as childhood obesity is increasing at an alarming rate. The…

Maintaining a Healthy (human) Gut!

Ever have one of those rides where you knew your stomach was going to have a bad day before you ever got on your horse? All of a sudden you find yourself calling to the birds and local wildlife. Or trying to find a tall bush or rock. Most of us that have done a…

MMA Rash Guards Offer Extra Protection

Though the term is likely unfamiliar to many people outside of the fighting circuit, mixed martial arts fighters know how important MMA rash guards are to their training routines and competitive matches. In the absence of a full-scale Gi or Vale Tudo, grappling rash guards and MMA rash guards are used interchangeably by mixed martial…

Cold Sore Tingling – Stop Cold Sores

Is there anything worse then waking up and feeling that tingly burning sensation of a cold sore? So you run to the mirror and you see the sad reality, you have a cold sore. Before you put a hole through you mirror in anger check out these tips I am giving you to getting rid…

Psoriasis Symptoms

Psoriasis is dangerous disease which affects 2 to 3 % of the population of the world. Lesions and rashes develop on the skin and it increases the pain of the patient. Psoriasis causes and symptoms are known to the specialist and it can be examined by the doctor. Physical symptoms can be seen on the…

Take Control and Cure Your Toenail Fungus

Sadly, many toenail fungus sufferers allow toenail fungus to control their lives. How? Firstly by living in denial about their toenail fungus infection and then hiding from family, friends and even themselves, ashamed of their unhealthy nails. Secondly, by failing to seek a nail fungus treatment in time or by not following through with treatment.…

Identifying a Nickel Allergy

While we have all heard of people having a dust mite allergy, dog or cat allergy, peanut allergy, gluten allergy, and so on, very few of us have heard of the people living with a nickel allergy. Even so, the number of people living with a nickel allergy is actually on the rise, partly due…

Are You Too Irritable?

Being moderately irritable every once in a while is one thing, but feeling irritable for extended periods of time is another. To be irritable means that someone may be feeling overly sensitive to some kind of stimulation through one or more of their senses, such as sight or sound. For example, someone who is highly…

Omega 3 for Depression

 Depression  is a disease that affects millions of people everyday. It can be a very detrimental, debilitating illness that can cause suffering in ones day to day life.  Depression  affects everything from your mood to your ability to concentrate properly. While there are many drugs available on the market to combat this disease an often…

Commitment Phobia & Fear Treatment and Cure

Commitmentphobia phobia can affect all areas of a person’s life. Commitment phobics often fear committing to a relationship, a job, a pet, or anything else. These fears are exaggerations of normal fears of making the wrong choice of a mate or job. The sufferer generally fears most that which he or she wants most, which…

Hypnotherapy for Insomnia: A Successful Last Resort?

Insomnia is a very common problem among individuals in the UK. More than half of the adults in the UK suffer from some form of a sleep disorder. The inability to fall asleep will often make individuals turn to prescription drugs, which will aggravate the issue even further by creating a form of dependence. Do…

Rheumatism and Arthritis – What’s the Difference?

Rheumatism and arthritis are two bone and muscle diseases that people refer to almost interchangeably. Generally speaking, most people do not really see the difference. After all, both diseases manifest the same symptoms of recurring pain in joints and muscles. While both conditions can sometimes be unbearably painful and afflict older men and women, they…

Natural Nail Fungus Remedies – Do They Work?

There are countless nail fungus treatments, natural essential oils and other compounds that people claim are effective in curing nail fungus. I have personally tried numerous natural nail fungus treatments (remedies) with varying degrees of success. Below is a list of remedies that I have tried and their outcome. Oregano oil Oregano is touted to…

How to Heal a Sprained Ankle Faster and Better

It’s been widely accepted that a sprained ankle heals slowly and badly. With the traditional treatment known as R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation), rehab takes anywhere from 1 -3 months in and 30% of the cases, up to a year or more. I don’t know of anyone who would choose that kind of time frame…