Medical Articles

Can Stress Cause Fibroids To Grow?

Uterine fibroids are a complex condition with the precise causes in an individual being very difficult to determine. The causes can vary from person to person, but the reason they grow is believed to be as a result of an imbalance, for which there can be various primary and secondary causes. Many women ask the…

Are Corpus Luteum Cysts Dangerous?

You have been diagnosed with ovarian corpus luteum cysts. You have no idea of the cause; and you are concerned about your ability to conceive and have a baby in the future. Doctors are great with million dollar words. But, you have some basic questions: What is a corpus luteum cyst? During a normal reproductive cycle the…

Cure Infant Thrush

Causes of Infant Thrush In layman's terms, Oral Thrush in Infants is caused when the immune system and the healthy bacteria in a baby's mouth fail to control the amount of yeast in a baby's body. Overgrowth of yeast occurs in the mouth of the baby which is then commonly referred to as Thrush. Infant…

Hepatitis ABC

It's important to know your Hepatitis ABC risk. Hepatitis AB or C is another silent but deadly killer. May 19th marked world Hepatitis day. That's right, Hepatitis has its own "world day"! There are millions of individuals infected with Hepatitis. Public awareness is one of the most important factors in fighting the disease. President Obama…

Understanding Cirrhosis Of Liver

Liver is an important organ of the body. It performs several important functions in maintaining good health. These include production of proteins, detoxification of body, and storage of vitamin A. In addition to this, liver regulates supply of glucose and lipids to be used by the body. For the proper functioning, the liver cells and…

The Best Ways to Prevent Struvite Bladder Stones & Dog UTI

You may already be aware that bladder stones & dog UTI are fairly common. Bladder stones and urinary complications are seen more often in females than in males and more commonly in small dogs than larger breeds. Unfortunately, these conditions can be excruciatingly painful. In this article, you'll learn how dog urinary tract infections and…

Bulimia Side Effects – What You Need to Know

Bulimia is a seriously dangerous illness that is becoming increasingly popular among young women. With the added pressures of society and even family members telling young girls the way to be successful and beautiful is to be thin, many turn to extreme diets such as bulimia that can have severe effects on their mental and…

5 Reasons for Cooking Outdoors

Why should you consider cooking outdoors as part of your lifestyle? There are many reasons why one should consider having outdoor cooking every now and then. Here are five great benefits from outdoor cooking: 1. Outdoor cooking is a stress reliever. How can we say so? Well, when you are cooking outside and having the…

Acid Reflux and the Risk of Ulcers

You probably spend more time thinking about your stomach – what to feed it, when to feed it, how to keep it from sticking out so much – than any other organ. A minor problem with another part of your body might go unnoticed, but when there's something wrong with your stomach, you know it…

Alcohol Addiction

A tremendous amount of medical and psychological research has taken place to determine the exact nature of alcohol abuse. Few people would have difficulty diagnosing alcohol addiction in the wino passed out on the sidewalk. We know that any drinking by a pregnant woman is alcohol abuse due to its propensity to cause fetal alcohol…

Apples and Acid Reflux – Does it Really Works?

Apples as a cure for acid reflux are becoming popular in medical circles. People suffering from hyperacidity know how difficult the condition can be. Heartburn, ulcers and even stomach cancer are some of the complications of hyperacidity. Popping pills every time a bout of acidity occurs is hardly a solution, considering the fact that it…

Endoscopy For Gastritis

Recently I had an endoscopy done where a small tube with a camera goes down your throat to look at your upper stomach. The procedure is done under general anesthesia or you can have it without anesthesia if you do not have a gag reflex. The procedure is less than 30 minutes and the only…

How to Get Rid of Swollen Ankles

What Causes Swollen Ankles? Swelling around the ankles and feet can be caused by a number of factors. Some of the most common causes, among others, are: • Injury • Poor circulation • Pregnancy • Walking and standing for long periods • Certain medications • Premenstrual syndrome Rheumatoid Arthritis • Swelling of the lymph nodes…