Medical Articles

Bed Bugs Rash

Bed bugs  rash  is a horror to look at. It appears to be red in color and is extremely itchy. The  rash  is difficult to cure as the sensation of itch does not go away easily, and the victim scratches the bitten area making it even more swollen. These  rashes  are caused due to bug…

Nail Fungus Treatment and Prevention

Nail fungus treatment is very important. The sooner you begin treatment the better. If left muntreated, nail fungus can become very painful and unsightly. Unfortunately many people ignore nail fungus until the symptoms worsen. It is estimated that three to five percent of the population suffer from nail fungus. Most often, nail fungus appears in…

Treatment of an Ankle Sprain

How is an ankle sprain diagnosed? First your doctor will get a complete history of the injury in detail. For example he will ask you when and how the ankle sprain occurred and ask about any prior injuries. Next, your doctor will examine your foot, ankle, and lower leg and even your knee to see…

Emotional Abuse

If someone were to walk up to you and slam you in the face, it would be obvious to all who witnessed the attack and even to you, that you had been a victim of abuse. As the welt on your face began to swell, others would more likely than not offer you their empathy,…

Where Do We Digest Food?

Digestion of food in humans occurs in the gastrointestinal tract – a series of hollow organs (mouth, esophagus, stomach, large intestine and small) are connected to form a long tube of about 24 feet long that extends from the mouth to the anus. Also known as the GI tract, gastrointestinal tract, digestive tract, or gut.…

Healthy Way For Pancreas Support

At first, it is the bad news. Unfortunately, there is no efficient and safe way to improve pancreatic function by medication in case of chronic pancreatitis. Regrettably, it is hard to verify chronic pancreatitis in the early stage by conventional tests. Chronic pancreatitis is often diagnosed when there is only 10% pancreatic function is left,…

Female Sexual Dysfunction: Tips and Advice

Men aren’t the only ones who suffer from sexual dysfunction. Of course with the wild popularity of Viagra, it’s men who get the attention, but women are just as likely to experience sexual dysfunction as men. Female sexual arousal disorder (FSAD) is one of the most common forms of female sexual dysfunction. Women who experience…

How to Identify Angina Symptoms

What is angina or chest pain? Angina is a chest pain caused by a brief and insufficient flow of blood to an area of the heart. The pain feels as if something were squeezing or putting pressure inside our chest causing a sensation of having a heavy weight on top of us. This chest pain…

Blood Diseases-Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Blood is the life-maintaining fluid that circulates through the heart, arteries, veins, and capillaries. Because the blood performs many and complex functions, there are many disorders related to blood that require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. These conditions include anemia, bleeding disorders, as well as cancers of the blood. Certain…

Gas Cramps, Flu Or Heart Attack?

When I see patients for a check-up, I always ask them if they’ve had any chest pain or other unusual symptoms recently. Often times they will say they’ve just had a little indigestion, gas, or muscle cramp pain here and there. Then I ask them if they know the symptoms of a heart attack and…

Heart Disease Prevention

A person considered at risk for  heart   disease  can take steps towards  heart   disease  prevention. It is considerably easier to prevent  heart   disease  than it is to fix it once it happens, and for the most part lifestyle changes are needed for  heart   disease  prevention regardless of age or health risk. The number one method…

Selected Infections and Conditions Associated With HIV Infection

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) belongs to the family Retroviridae, subfamily Lentiviridae. Retroviridae organisms share a distinct biologic characteristic: an initial stage of primary infection followed by a relatively asymptomatic period of months to years and a final stage of overt disease. HIV causes many diseases. Here are several of them. Pneumonia Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP)…