Medical Articles

Skin Fungus Infections – Causes and Symptoms

Dermatophyte, a type of fungus causes fungal skin infections which can be of various types like athlete’s foot, ringworm and cutaneous candidiasis. Deep fungal infections can spread to the internal organs or blood also by invading through layers of the skin. Risk Factors for Fungal Infections There are various risk factors for skin fungal infections…

Allergies in Graves’ Disease

Graves’ disease is one type of an autoimmune disease which affects the thyroid and makes it grow. There may also be symptoms such as weight loss, sleep disturbance and irritability. Most of the times Graves’ disease is found after childbirth and it can also be hereditary which means if one identical twin has this disease,…

Treating Depression

Types Of Depression Depression refers to a deeply felt sense of sadness or despair that tends to overwhelm a person. It may have started out as a dark feeling but has progressed to an illness that affects every aspect of the person’s life. Clinical depression is different from having “the blues” in that it is…

The Most Unusual Phobias

Phobias are the fear of something. Usually the fear is quite common – most of us know someone who is afraid of heights or spiders or public speaking. But it’s possible to be afraid of lots of other things. Here are some of the most unusual phobias I’ve come across: Chionophobia This is the fear…

Ways to Treat Your Black Toenail Fungus

Some people are suffering from black toenail fungus problem and searching for treatments to get rid of it. Here I found few sure ways to treatment. Many had tried over the medical treatment and eventually give up since medical treatments are not quite effective way to control and treat the toe-nail fungus problem. Few who…

Iliotibial Band Syndrome – Exercises and Treatment

Iliotibial Band (IT Band) Syndrome is a frustrating source of knee and hip pain for athletes, and is one of the most common causes of lateral knee pain in runners. Most cases of iliotibial band syndrome occur as the result of “too much, too soon” or poor biomechanics and can be prevented with these simple…

About The Malfunction Of The Gallbladder

The gallbladder is situated in the upper right side of the abdomen, under the liver and above the duodenum. Its function is to transport the bile produced by the liver into the small intestine when needed. Bile is requested after eating because it is used in the process of digestion. Until then, the bile remains…

Ovulation Cycle

A woman’s standard ovulation cycle is twenty nine days, but for some woman, this may be a longer or shorter period. Ovulation is when the egg which is now mature is released from the follicle. Day one of your ovulation cycle is the first day of your period. Woman usually ovulates in the middle of…

Hydras Are Interesting Animals

Hydra as an Animal Hydras are interesting creatures. They do not have a brain, but have a nerve net distributed over their whole body. Despite this they have a range of behaviours. Collecting Hydra Hydras of various species are very widespread in freshwater habitats. Some of them are so small that they are likely to…

Symptoms of an Ovarian Cyst – How to Know You Have It?

An ovarian cyst is a small fluid-filled sac, surrounded by a very thin wall that develops within a woman’s ovaries. This commonly occurs in menstruating women and, most of the time, is asymptomatic and some recede without medical intervention. In the US, ovarian cysts are found nearly on premenopausal women, and in up to 14.8%…

The Dangerous Side of Septated Ovarian Cysts

Septated ovarian cyst or complex ovarian cyst does not necessarily mean cancer. But it can become malignant and turn into cancer if left undetected and untreated for a long period of time. Unlike simple ovarian growths or tumors which can disappear on its own, septated ovarian cyst is a serious condition which should not be…

Hepatitis B: 5 Facts You Must Know

Hepatitis refers to an inflammation of the liver as a result of infectious agents (especially viruses), toxins, herbs, alcohol and so on. Specifically, hepatitis B virus (HBV) is the cause of hepatitis B. Some of the other common viruses that cause hepatitis are Hepatitis A, C, D and E. It’s worthy of note that this…