Medical Articles

Why Choose a VRSC Motorcycle from Harley Davidson?

These Harley Davidson VRSC motorcycles come under the revolution models with VR engines. The VRSC designation is given to all the street motorcycles. The VRSC is followed by the letters A, B, D, R, SE or X to denote the model of the bike. Additional information: The main features of this type of Harley Davidson…

Looking at Cure For Shingles

Everyone knows that shingles is a very debilitating and a painful experience. Because of this, a lot of people want to know how to prevent or cure it. What is the truth about so called shingles treatments? Cure for Shingles There is an ongoing debate on whether there is really a cure for shingles or…

How Long Does the Swine Flu Last?

How long does the swine flu last? That is a question on the minds of many people who have come down with H1N1 or who know someone who has. To start with, there is an incubation period before the onset of symptoms. The Centers for Disease Control says that the incubation period is unknown but…

How To Recover Your Voice After A Cold Or Flu

Recover Your Voice After Flu If you’ve recently come down with a cold or sore throat, there are specific things you can do to help you recover your voice. Do you have a big performance planned in just a few days. Did you wake up with no voice this morning after that cold you had…

Do Tonsil Stones Cause Bad Breath?

Yes tonsil stones cause bad breath. In fact, such stones which are also referred to as tonsilloliths medically, are the main cause of bad breath or halitosis.  Bad breath to put it mildly, is repulsive. The problem is that most people are not aware of the real cause of their bad breath. Bad breath is…

Highly Controversial – The Other Cause of Tinnitus

Controversial – really? Why would the cause of tinnitus be a controversial subject? On one level, tinnitus can be a very personal condition – some people are absolutely devastated by all the whooshing and whistling noises. Others, are merely annoyed by the cacophony of sounds going off in their heads. When people’s lives (and sleep)…

Major Causes of Obesity

Obesity is mainly the result of overeating and excess consumption of sweet and processed foods accompanied by the lack of adequate physical activity. An average healthy person generally takes food just enough to meet the requirements of his energy expenditure. As a result of this, his weight remains stable. But, for some reason, if this…

Actinic Keratosis Can Mimic Psoriasis!

Actinic Keratosis has been confused with psoriasis because of the similarities in the outward appearance on your skin. Both conditions are marked by dry, flaky, raised, scaly, rough, red skin. Of course, not all those symptoms need be present, but very often most of them are. As you know, psoriasis is the result of a…

Food Allergies – Why Are Peanuts So Dangerous?

Since peanut allergies are particularly dangerous, a lot of research has been carried out on the subject in recent years. Some people’s allergic reaction to peanuts can be extremely severe, and the problem is only compounded by the number of foods which may contain peanuts; often in products you wouldn’t necessarily expect to find them.…

What Is Burnout? How Medical Assistants Can Prevent Burnouts

The usual signs of burnout are constant feelings of helplessness, irritability, anxiety attacks, weight loss or weight gain and insomnia. Symptoms of burnout can affect the emotional, mental and physical well being of a person. Burnout is a state of exhaustion. This is typically caused by prolonged and excessive stress. It is experienced when someone…

Anxiety Disorders and the Media

One of the most powerful sources of information in society today is the media. The media not only reflects society but also drives it. It guides and shapes every single one of us in believing what is right, good and successful. Media-driven ideals regarding success are worshiped: we aspire to the examples of successful living…

Perimenopause and Insomnia

One of the symptoms of perimenopause that is often the effect of other symptoms, rather than a symptom on its own is insomnia. It is quite a common occurrence among perimenopausal women, though. So much so that perimenopause and insomnia almost always go together. This can be really difficult for women to deal with because…

Hydrogen Peroxide Can Help Cure Nail Fungus

Some people have successfully treated nail and foot fungus by using hydrogen peroxide. This type of treatment is called oxidative therapy. Recent research indicates that we need hydrogen peroxide for a multitude of chemical reactions that take place throughout the body. For example, vitamin C helps fight infections by producing hydrogen peroxide, which in turn…