Medical Articles

My Friend Anna is a Dummy

One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. “Which road do I take?” she asked. “Where do you want to go?” Was his response. “I don’t know.” Alice answered. “Then, it really doesn’t matter which way you go.” Said the cat. Figuring out the forks…

Antireflux Surgery

Did you know antireflux surgery is on the rise? And gastroesophageal reflux disease, better known as GERD, is the culprit. This insidious and annoying medical condition comes from stomach acid backing up into the esophagus. The end result symptom is heartburn. If you’ve ever experienced heartburn, you know it’s an uncomfortable burning feeling in the…

Building an Alzheimer Proof Body

Dementia is a term commonly given to people who show symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease such as memory loss, diminished intellectual capacity, and changes in personality. Alzheimer’s disease affects millions of people each year in the United States and has a devastating impact not only on the patient but everyone who is close to that person.…

Acute and Chronic Neck Pain

Do you have neck pain? If you do, you are far from alone. This is a very common ailment. In fact, in America more than 2/3 of adults report that they have experienced at least one incident of neck pain in their lives. It’s so easy to strain the neck. You can do it at…

Pinched Nerves Cause Back Pain

Everyone has at one time or another applied too much pressure to the “funny bone” in their elbow which is actually the ulnar nerve. This physical pressure disrupts the nerve’s function causing pain, tingling, numbness or weakness from the elbow into the fingers of the hand. Too much pressure applied for too long to a…

Climbing Mount Everest

There are people who seek great challenges in life to test themselves both mentally and physically. One of the greatest challenges, if not the greatest, is to climb Mount Everest. Rising 8,848 meters above sea level, it is the highest peek on our planet. Its breathtaking scenerys have been a source of attraction for many…

Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

Temporal lobe  epilepsy  is a kind of partial seizure. The known causes for the disorder are meningitis and head injury. This type of seizure occurs in the deeper parts of the temporal lobe that handle emotions and memory aspects. This kind of  epilepsy  is categorized as either simple or complex partial seizures. In simple partial…

Aging and Physical Fitness

People in the present age have realized the importance of physical fitness and how to be physically fit. People have become aware of the fact that they have to take part in some kind of physical activity on a regular basis. Most of the people are now joining fitness classes and some of them are…

Help! Am I Having A Stroke?

A  stroke  is the brain’s equivalent of a heart attack. It happens when the blood flow to the brain is suddenly disrupted. There are two main ways this happens, either the blood flow is suddenly blocked , eg. by a blood clot, or by a sudden bleed in the brain. Either way, it is a…

Curing A Mental Illness With Safety

We tend to separate those who are considered to be serious from those who are considered to be irresponsible, but the truth is that everyone is far from having a serious behavior based on dignity. Human beings are immoral actors. You would be surprised with what you would discover if you could learn many hidden…

How to Cure Headaches with Ginger

Ginger is an herb that has been used for over five thousand years for a variety of illnesses and conditions. In the practice of Ayurvedic medicine, Ginger is used very regularly for many things. Ayurvedic medicine is an ancient practice used in healing and this kind of practice is becoming more regular with the people…

Hair Problems – Homeopathic Solutions

Hair fall, breakage and poor quality (frizzy, dry) has become a major concern for every second or third adult or even adolescent today. Ironically stress is a major cause of hair problems & losing hair even bigger cause of worry. Here is some of the medical lingo, which a person usually hears from the doctor…

Hair Loss in Men and Women – A Universal Problem

Two out of every eight women in the United States experience some form of hair loss and there is not always a specific pattern for hair loss in women. Very few younger women will experience losing their hair – hair loss occurs mostly in older women and for various reasons: unbalanced hormones, thyroid disease, menopause…