Medical Articles

Best Cold Sore Remedies

You’ll find 3 approaches you could take when it comes to the question of learning how to treat cold sores, each remedy features its own rewards. Sometimes you simply need to experiment to determine which treatment your herpes responds to fastest. Simplest way to do that is each and every time you have got the…

What is Psoriasis and What Does it Look Like?

 Psoriasis  is a persistent autoimmune skin disease which is not contagious.  Psoriasis  affects both the skin and the joints of the individual who is affected by the disease.  Psoriasis  normally causes the skin of the individual to become red and scaly. Normally, these outbreaks are only in patches. These patches caused by  psoriasis  are called…

Getting Rid of Nail Fungus Naturally

What is Toenail Fungus? The term toenail fungus, whose medical term is onychomycosis of the nail plate and tinea of the nail, is a living organism that exists in moist, dark and warm surroundings like shoes and socks. This fungal nail infection is commonly seen in toenails but it also affects the fingernails. This is…

Natural Allergy Relief – Is it Possible?

A person suffering from allergies often becomes a harassed patient. For the sake of getting relief, he visits doctors who prescribe strong medicines to suppress symptoms, and even resorts to experimenting with various over-the-counter medications just to be rid of the nagging symptoms. However, there are times when none of these work, or work only…

How Caffeine Can Affect Your Health

In a regular cup of coffee there are about 170 mg of caffeine and in decaffeinated coffee there are about 30/40 mg of caffeine. On the stock market, Coffee is a 90 billion dollar industry but what is significant is that just in North America 85%+ drink 3 to 5 cups of coffee per day.…

Depression and Fatigue

Are you feeling depressed? Are you feeling fatigued? Are you feeling depressed and fatigued? Do you start feeling depressed, then start to feel fatigued? Do you feel fatigued for a week, then begin to feel depressed? Well, you are not alone. A 2004 study by lead author Petros Skapinakis, MD, MHD, Ph. D, revealed a…

Blood and Needle Phobia

Of all the phobias blood phobia (also called haemophobia, hematophobia) is one of the most common and most interesting. It is often accompanied by Trypanophobia a fear of medical procedures involving hypodermic needles People who had vaccinations in school may recall one or more of the children fainting. It is fainting that makes this phobia…

Understanding Anxiety Disorders

 Anxiety  disorders are the most common psychiatric conditions affecting people today. Both children and adults today are susceptible to these conditions. In the US, approximately 19 million adults suffer from some type of  anxiety  disorder. These conditions affect people’s lives on a daily basis, restricting their ability to work, relax, eat, and even sleep.  Anxiety …

The Cure For Insomnia

A Cure For Insomnia Is An Age Old Dilemma Since there has been men and night, there have been some men who cannot sleep. The problem with that is that sleep brings renewal and energy. A lack of sleep is a death sentence of sorts. But Never So Much As Today If insomnia plagued the…

The Curly Toe – Causes and Treatment

Of the many conditions which result in a change in the shape or position of the toes, the curly toe stands out as a more unique deformity that is treated in a somewhat different manner than a standard toe deformity (like a hammertoe). This article will discuss this unique deformity, and ways to treat it…

Toe Nail Fungus Treatment Options That Work

Toe nail fungus is a very common problem. Fungal infections in general are very common in both finger nails and toe nails. Fungus is really an organism that thrives in dark and damp places and thus finger nail and toe nails are a good place for it to grow. Toe nail fungus is the most…

Hives – Natural Treatment for Hives

Hives are red and sometimes itchy bumps on your skin. An allergic reaction to a drug or food usually causes them. Allergic reactions cause your body to release chemicals that can make your skin swell up in hives. People who have other allergies are more likely to get hives than other people. Other causes include…

Swallowing Disorder – What Is Dysphagia?

SWALLOWING DIFFICULTIES – DYSPHAGIA Dysphagia is the medical term for swallowing difficulties. Swallowing is just something that happens for most people without having to think about it, but dysphagia can affect all people of all ages, from newborn babies to elderly people. At the back of the mouth is the pharynx. Just below the pharynx…

Pancreatic Digestive Enzymes Deficiency

“You are what you eat”. Everybody is familiar with this proverb. And many people take this saying to heart, trying to regularly eat nutritious foods so that they will stay healthy. But for optimal health it is necessary for a body to be able to digest and absorb the nutrients in food. If a person…