Medical Articles

Could Eggs Be Causing Your Migraines?

Most migraine sufferers will commonly identify “Cheese, red wine and chocolate” as the most common culprits to cause their problem. But in 1979 a surprising study on migraine in the renowned Lancet journal revealed that eggs are implicated as triggers(1). In reality, eggs are a very common allergen. They are also one of the most…

Magnesium Stops Hair Loss – Fact Or Fiction?

The idea that magnesium stops hair loss is one that has been around for a while and seems to be regaining some of its lost momentum in recent years. The theory goes that a deficiency in the minerals magnesium, zinc, or calcium impacts the hairs ability to gain the essential nutrients needed to stay healthy,…

11 Interesting Facts About Hearing Impairment

Hearing impairment is something that you have to recognize. You will find that hearing impairment not only suffered by old people. This can also be suffered by people in all ages. In order to give you the knowledge about this thing, the lists in the following are interesting facts about hearing impairment that you might…

Learning About the Down Syndrome Disability

Down syndrome is the most common developmental disability in the US. A Down syndrome baby is noticeable by the small ears, small head, small eyes, slightly upturned nose, flat facial features and round head. They will require more time developing, learning to breast feed, rolling over, walking, talking and dressing themselves. However, parents of babies…

Job Interviews And Stuttering

Job interviews can be nerve-wrecking for a lot people and with the anxiety levels high, people tend to fumble up their interviews. Even the most confident of people can be caught unawares with the sort of questions that the employers come up with. While nervousness is normal with most people, the level of nervousness and…

Adult Stuttering Treatment

Adult stuttering can cause a great deal of stress to the affected person. Although the exact cause of stuttering is still unknown, researches have proposed several factors that could influence one’s susceptibility to stuttering. These factors range from psychological problems like low self-esteem to physiological problems like genetics and neurological abnormalities. Since by far most…

Tonsils and Adenoids: Should They Be Removed?

Dr. Jack Paradise, of the University of Pittsburgh, reports that surgically removing tonsils and adenoids has little, if any, effect in preventing recurrences of ear infections. Doctors still remove more than 400,000 tonsils each year. Tonsils and adenoids are lymphatic tissue. Tonsils should never be removed before age four, because prior to age four they…

Sinus Infections, Sinus Problems And Asthma

For some reason or other more than 50% of people with asthma also have sinus symptoms or nasal symptoms of some kind. Oftentimes the symptoms are of an allergic nature and can be triggered by mold, animal dander, pests, pollen or dampness. If you have chronic inflammation in your nasal passages due to sinus problems…

Got A Runny Nose? Stop Chasing it Around!

Rhinorrhea is a general term that means different things to different people. Basically, anyone that has runny nose will also have a stuffy nose and excess mucus production that may run down everywhere, including the back of the throat. Mucus can be thin clear white or, in most cases, thick yellow or green. It is…

Atrophy Treatment

Atrophy is a condition defined as wasting of muscle, which is a decrease in muscle mass. Atrophy is of many types, but the most common types of atrophy are vaginal atrophy and multiple system atrophy. Vaginal atrophy Vaginal atrophy is defined as the inflammation and thinning of the vaginal walls due to a reduced level…

Can People With Glaucoma Wear Contact Lenses?

Glaucoma is an eye condition in which one’s optic nerve is damaged and destroyed over time. Most commonly, glaucoma can be attributed to increased eye pressure as a result of drainage blockage. Other causes of glaucoma include poor blood supply to the optic nerve fibers, weak nerve structure, or a deficiency in the nerve fibers.…

Moonblindness Or ERU – The Story of One Horse’s Cure

When my husband’s gentle gray gelding was diagnosed with Equine Recurring Uveitis (ERU) also known as Moonblindness, I panicked. ERU is the number one cause of blindness in horses. Introduction In February of 2008 Clover’s left eye was closed and weeping. I called my vet, Dr. Susan Mende, D.V.M. of Wolf Creek Equine in Lothian,…

5 Common Eyesight Problems, Its Symptoms and Treatments

Some people are experiencing some problems in their eyesight that can be a hindrance in their performance of various activities. Some of the common eyesight problems include myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and night vision problems. These problems are evident of wide array of symptoms and a lot of treatments are available to resolve the problem. Common…