Medical Articles

Herpes Zoster Shingles – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Herpes zoster is commonly known as shingles. It is also known simply as zoster or zona. Shingles or herpes zoster is a nerve infection that results from the reactivation of the virus that causes chickenpox. The chickenpox virus (varicella zoster) continues to reside in a dormant state in the body’s nervous system after an episode…

Back Pain – Review of Mayo Clinic Report on Back Pain

The Mayo Clinic recently completed a report on back pain and it’s causes. According to this report four out of five adults will experience back problems sometime in their lives. This is pretty dramatic numbers especially when you factor in all the costs associated with treatment, medication, surgery, recovery, therapy and time lost from work.…

Stuttering In The Workplace

In a recent survey of people who stutter, 86% of respondents agreed with the statement, “Stuttering has, at times, interfered with my job performance.” Stuttering and other fluency issues can cause issues in the professional world on several levels. Often the speech difficulty itself isn’t the issue. Rather, the person who stutters may lack confidence…

Dust Mite Allergies

With more then 10% of Americans and 80% of the population of the world allergic to dust mites, these small creatures cause a lot of trouble. Mites are also the cause of most asthma and breathing problems…making them especially troublesome to the elderly and the young. Did you know a high concentration of mites in…

Advice to Parents on Childhood Measles Part I

 Measles  is caused by a virus of the influenza family. The initial  measles  symptoms are a bit like a bad cold or flu, but with a rash! The vast majority of parents do not know what  measles  really is, other than being a childhood illness. They know it has a rash and is infectious, but…

Acupuncture For Pain Control

Chinese medicine or acupuncture is a substitute form of treatment that uses tactically placed tiny needles within certain parts of the body to encourage healing. This Process arose in China well over three thousand years back. Study on Chinese medicine has uncovered it launches hormones and dynorphins. Additionally, it impacts pain conception as well as…

Common Non-Invasive Treatments For Sciatica Relief

Sciatica is characterized by pain in the lower back and thigh region that radiates along the sciatic nerve and often down the back of the leg. Although it’s a relatively common ailment, it also excruciatingly painful and often debilitating. Each patient is different, but the possible causes for sciatica are nerve damage due to a…

Cure For Stuttering Techniques

The cure for stuttering is still unknown. According to the Webster’s Dictionary, the definition of stuttering is “to speak with involuntary disruption or blocking of speech (as by spasmodic repetition or prolongation of vocal sounds).” The involuntary disruption of speech is what has baffled speech pathologist and research scientists for years. Both parties believe they…

The Sun Will Shine Tomorrow

It’s a very sad fact that adults are not the only ones who suffer from cancer children get it too. Very young children, who are too young to understand what is happening to them, get it and very often they are far braver than we as adults could ever be. It could be that children…

Give Yourself a Headache

Now I’ve always thought that pain is mostly mental, it just makes sense. I’ve got myself into trouble with that statement before, but here is why I bring it up: I just finished writing several articles on different Diseases and Illnesses. Topics like: Tinnitus, and Thrush, Lice, Tuberculosis, Porphyria. What is Tinnitus? ricies. Where I’m…

Ways To Prevent The Need For Spinal Decompression Therapy

Spinal decompression therapy is a non-surgical therapy to relieve back pain that involves being strapped to a specially designed, computer controlled table to have your spine stretched in minute increments to relieve pressure on compressed discs. The therapy alternates periods of relaxation with periods of spine stretching, officially referred to as distraction. This type of…

Cures For Snoring – The Facts

Cures for snoring will depend on what is causing it. Ask your partner to observe you when you are asleep and making noises. They are likely to be awake anyway so may be glad of something to do! If you snore with your mouth closed, your tongue is likely to be the culprit, but if…

Pressure Headaches – Get Fast Naturaly Relief From Headaches!

Individuals, who suffer from pressure headaches, are taught to be aware of and minimize the amount of physical tension in their bodies. The headache remedies that are recommended for this method are muscle relaxation, deep breathing, yoga and other self-relaxation methods. Individuals who get chronic tension headaches are supposed to be more susceptible to anxiety…