Medical Articles

How Can You Stand to Be Online With a Migraine?

Many people who deal with frequent migraines post online during the attack. We often receive negative comments from others when we do this. To someone who only gets an occasional migraine or never gets one at all, this behavior must seem counterproductive. Once you understand why we get online, maybe our behavior will make more…

Middle Ear Infection Remedies (Otitis Media)

It’s a fact that prescription drugs can cause more harm than good for the treatment of middle ear infections. Fortunately there are many natural middle ear infection remedies which you can use to boost your immune system and relieve the painful symptoms of ear ache, muffled hearing, swollen glands, fatigue and fever. Here are some…

The Different Levels of Hearing Loss

The different levels of hearing can play a major role in your life. Eating a balanced diet, avoiding drugs where possible and maintaining a healthy bio-system (good circulation/healthy blood) will all contribute to minimising hearing loss. A good bank balance (minimal stress and worry) is also a good thing, and although that pretty much goes…

A Remedy For Stammering

Stammering and stuttering are speech impediments that a lot of people have. Most people assume that these are childhood speech problems that go away through time. They think that a person can just grow out of stuttering and be able to speak fluently when they are an adult. However, this is not the case. For…

Deaf/Mute Sign Language Awareness

The deaf, or the “deaf mute” or those suffering deaf mutism as is often described are just like any other person in the society. That they can not speak or hear words audibly does not exclude them from enjoying the basic necessities of life as well as achieve their ultimate desires in life. This piece…

Fluency Disorders: Stuttering vs Cluttering

The title of this article Fluency Disorders: Stuttering vs Cluttering is not to advance an oppositional position between stuttering and cluttering. And the word cluttering as used in this context is not about “things” that take up space but serve no useful purpose. Cluttering is a fluency disorder. Several clinical studies have shown that stuttering…

Adenoid Removal – What is an Adenoid Removal?

If you’ve ever experienced the discomfort and embarrassment of tonsil stones, you may be wondering if adenoid removal would be beneficial for you. With removal of the tonsils and associated structures seemingly so common, many sufferers of tonsilloliths, or tonsil stones, consider surgery an attractive option. Tonsil stones are often felt as a mass or…

How to Treat Glaucoma – Some Tips You Need to Know

Glaucoma is the No 2 cause of blindness worldwide after cataracts. Glaucoma attacks the optical nerve and causes chronic and progressive deterioration. The disease is diagnosed by testing eye pressure. While blindness caused by cataracts is generally curable, this is not the case with glaucoma. That is why it is very important to know how…

Hyperopia – Can Laser Eye Surgery Correct This Condition

Farsightedness and laser eye surgery may not seem to be a good option at first glance. But the success of LASIK has proven that there is finally a surgical technique to correct this vision problem. What is Hyperopia or farsightedness? It’s a vision problem where persons can see distant objects clearly but experience difficulty in…