Medical Articles

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…

Eye Exercises to Correct Nearsightedness Naturally

Nearsightedness is the most common vision problem in the world. Besides wearing glasses or contact lenses, or taking Lasik eye surgery, are there any other methods that can correct nearsightedness in a natural way? Millions of people worldwide want to seek the answer. With the development of eye technology and researches, it is shown that…

Nearsightedness and Farsightedness

Nearsightedness and farsightedness are two of the most common visual ailments. Both of them are vision conditions related to the distance that one can see when they are look at objects. They have the behavioral and the psychological causes of their own. This article is going to explore these two causes for each of them.…

An Introduction to Cosmetology Careers

Cosmetology careers are careers dedicated to enhancing people’s appearances. Cosmetologists can specialize in hair, nails, makeup and many other aspects of physical beauty. To be a good cosmetologist you have to have artistic talent and vision, but you also have to be a good listener because you’ll want to take your customers’ wishes into account…

Cognitive Behavior Therapy – The Benefits

Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), as the name implies, is a combination of two psychological approaches: cognitive and behavioral therapy. Although the two approaches are totally different from each other, they have been combined because psychologists have this common belief that any action is mainly pushed or caused by a thought or cognition. So for them,…

First Aid for Parrots

Unfortunately, accidents can – and DO happen, so it’s always a good idea to be prepared! While accidents usually produce obvious injuries, illnesses are often kept well hidden by birds. In nature, if you’re sick you pose a threat in making your whole flock vulnerable to predators, so parrots have become adept at masking signs…