Medical Articles

What Does "Mental Illness" Actually Mean?

What kind of person do you picture when you hear the word “schizophrenic”? How would you react if you found out your best friend had a personality disorder? What if someone suggested that YOU might have an anger management problem? Unfortunately, most of the world hasn’t yet realized that “mentally ill” does not translate into…

Facts About Migraine Ocular

 Migraine  Ocular, otherwise known as Ophthalmic (Eye)  migraine , is a common yet maybe painless type of  migraine  known to man. Generally, a person may experience visual problems such as scotoma or a small blind spot, which may or may not be accompanied with a headache pain, and can be diagnosed as having an ocular  migraine …

Cicatricial Alopecia

Cicatricial  alopecia  refers to a group of rare skin diseases in which hair follicle get destroyed and replaced by scar tissue. It is one of the rare causes of hair loss. Hair loss could be gradual or sudden. Hair loss could be without any symptoms or it could present with sever itching, burning and pain.…

How to Prevent Seborrheic Dermatitis Hair Loss

Hair loss is one of the problems that affect both the body and the mind. Hair loss indicates that all is not well with the body. Hair loss normally occurs due to some nutritional deficiency, due to a scalp problem or as a side effect of some disease. Seborrheic dermatitis is a kind of skin…

Ear Pain Causes and Symptoms

Ear pain is one of the chief complaints for both adults and children. It is important for the cause of the ear pain to be determined before tying to treat the symptom. This can be the symptom of a direct cause or an indirect cause (pain which originates from another region of the body and…

Deaf or Suffering From Hearing Loss As a Result of Any Work

According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) the average number of cases of noise induced hearing loss caused or made worse by working conditions between the ears of 2009/10 to 2011/12 is 19,000 cases. This is a significantly high number considering that industrial deafness is a condition which can be easily avoided within the…

Aura Color Meanings

You are a living Rainbow, just like many of the non-physical messengers surrounding you as spiritual guides! Each color in your aura is the combination of the electro magnetic frequencies emanating from your body. Your aura field where all of the colors are constantly shifting and changing reveals to the fine tuned psychic eye, as…

Alcohol Abuse Effects – 5 Physical Effects of Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol abuse effects can be far-reaching and devastating. The effects of alcohol abuse not only have consequences for the drinker but those around her or him as well. Alcohol abuse effects can be both psychological and physical. Alcohol consumption causes changes in behavior. The physical effects of alcohol abuse can be experienced with as little…

Giving a Stray Animal a Home

Recently i felt the need in my life for a little more companionship in my life from an animal of some type. I was then left with the decision,what animal would best suit my personal circumstances and be the best companion for me in my circumstances. As a person who works full time i decided…

Dietary Supplement Safety: Myths and Facts

There are several common myths about  dietary   supplements . Now, it’s time to reveal the truth. If you take vitamins nutritional supplements, the people close to you might voice their opinions about which supplements to take, and which not to take. What’s more, they might be so grounded in their beliefs that you begin to doubt…

Features of a Good Dental Clinic

A good dental clinic should be able to offer the very best help to all patients. Many people do not have regular visits to the dentist and it is therefore a bit hard for them to know all the quality attributes of a good clinic. One should only go for a clinic that delivers only…

Blood Tests for Colitis and Crohn’s Disease: an Introduction

Blood tests for colitis and Crohn’s disease are a relatively new and exciting development that have added significantly to the screening, diagnosis and management of ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Differentiating the two may allow better predictions regarding responses to medical treatments, decisions regarding surgery options and the risks of various complications. Antibodies to various…

Achieving Optimum Health

“Optimum health is not just the absence of disease but the presence of wellness in mental, emotional, physical, spiritual and social areas. Some would also include financial health.” Introduction Optimum health is essential at all levels, from the individual to the society we live in to the environment around us. We have to start thinking…