Medical Articles

Menstrual Cycles That Sync: A Mystery Unraveled

“I know this sounds crazy but I know when my menstrual period is going to start because when my girlfriend at the office starts her period mine will always come the next day.” Sound familiar? First of all, no, you are not crazy, and without a doubt this is exactly what is happening. Second, with…

What is Cholesterol, Anyway?

What is cholesterol anyway? It is a fatty, waxy substance that’s everywhere in your body. In fact, it’s involved with things like bile, cell membranes, vitamin D and even cell membranes. In other words — it’s involved with nearly everything. Not to mention it insulates nerves as well. We get cholesterol from our diet, but…

The Early Signs of Multiple Sclerosis

There are several early signs of multiple sclerosis. Have you ever experienced tingling, numbness, loss of balance, weakness in one or more limbs, blurred or double vision? These are some of the most typical signs or symptoms that might suggest to a doctor that you have multiple sclerosis. The signs may come on so gradually…

My 2nd Heart Attack

This is a really difficult article to write, as the feelings that keep pushing at me are shame, embarrassment and a load of guilt. But I know it is very important to share what I have experienced, and perhaps help someone with similar symptoms. For the last 4-5 weeks I have been having a tightening…

The Truth About Red Wine and Heart Disease

Red Wine,  Heart   Disease , Hungry Sharks and Knights in Shining Armor What is so special about wine? What is it that makes it potentially more protective against coronary  heart   disease , and perhaps other diseases, that other forms of alcohol? In recent years, scientists have concluded without doubt that many human  diseases  such as  heart   disease ,…

Facts About Tuberculosis

A bacterium known as Mycobacterium tuberculosis causes the bacterial infection called tuberculosis. In the past this disease was greatly feared, as there was no cure for it. But antibiotics were developed in the 1950s and it was predicted that the disease would be eradicated as the number of cases continued to drop. Then with the…

What Are the Different Brain Tumor Types?

You may have heard of cancer but have no idea as to what are the different types of brain cancer. A tumor is very serious and dangerous to life. This type of cancer is essentially intracranial or inside the cranium. It is a solid neoplasm which is an abnormal growth of cells that is within…

Treating Bronchitis – 15 Simple Tips And Remedies Revealed

Bronchitis is a disorder of the respiratory system characterised by inflammation of the windpipe and the bronchi. Viral or bacterial infection is responsible for acute bronchitis. On the other hand, chronic bronchitis is caused when the lungs are continuously irritated by cigarette smoke or exposure to polluted or hazardous conditions. Do not despair if your…

Angina Pectoris – Chest Pain

Common Characteristics of Angina Pectoris Angina pectoris, commonly referred to as angina, is a temporary pain or tightness that starts in the chest and sometimes radiates to other parts of the body, particularly the arms, neck, jaw or back. It comes on suddenly–often in response to exertion, emotional stress or exposure to cold–and is usually…

Arthritis Different Types and Related Conditions – List

Before we delve into arthritis different types, it’s important to note that arthritis means joint inflammation. It is actually a name given to problems that cause pain, stiffness and swelling in the joints. It can affect one or more joints and it could mean anything from slight tightness to severe pain and disability. Put simply,…

A Few of the Key Pressure Points in the Arm

Arms. They make great weapons for fighting. You have fingertips for gouging, the edge of the hand on the little finger side for striking, knuckles for punching or back fist strikes. The heel of the hand is an excellent weapon. A cupped hand is also an effective weapon. The wrist on the outer side is…

Employee Share Ownership in Australia – The Future

In the past, Australia has missed golden opportunities to develop an effective employee ownership policy. Given looming demographic pressures, any future failure to promote commitment and productivity in the workplace will have a serious effect on this nation’s prosperity. Ordinary Australian workers must have the chance to become significant co-owners of the businesses in which…

Get Rid of Mice Forever

It is a common assumption that a humane mouse trap means a no kill mouse trap, however, that is not entirely true. In recent years, mouse trap manufacturers have devised quick kill traps that zap the mice within 3 to 5 seconds; you no longer have to touch the mouse to dispose of it, nor…