Medical Articles

KiteSurfing Equipment

You are ready to take on the extreme sport of KiteSurfing, you are ready to pound the surf and soar across the water and above the waves. In order to start you will need to purchase KiteSurfing equipment that will provide both safety and quality. The last thing you need happening is equipment failure as…

Psoriasis – Living With This Skin Disease

Psoriasis is one of those skin diseases that has been around since the time of man. Amazingly throughout the centuries it has been mistaken for leprosy, dandruff and every sort of fungal infection possible. Earliest recorded evidence goes back as far as 35 AD. But remarkably it is only in the last few decades that…

Menopause – Why Am I So Irritable?

Menopause is described as a condition rather than a disease. It is frequently referred to as a "Woman's Issue." Few, if any woman would admit anticipating its sunset, although most women are aware of its unavoidable arrival. Beginning between the ages of 40 and 55 years, (and even as early as the 30's for some…

Best Dog Shampoo

What makes the best dog shampoo? Being a child of the 70's, I remember bathing my dog ​​with this green stuff that smelled a little like engine degreaser mixed with medicine, topped off with the super fake smell of green apple; yes, those were the good old days. Now, we are over a decade into…

How to Care for Your Child's Teeth

Caring for Children's Teeth Eruption of baby teeth Central incisor – 6 months Lateral incisor – 9 months Canine – 18 months First molar – 12 months Second molar – 24 months Eruption of adult teeth Central incisor – 6-7 years Lateral incisor – 7-8 years Canine – 9-10 years First premolar – 10-12 years…

Coping With Sprains and Strains

A muscle strain, commonly called a pulled muscle, is when you overstretch or tear the tendon, the part that attaches the muscle to the bone. A sprain is a torn or stretched ligament which is the tissue that joins two bones together. Hamstrings and groin muscles are two of the most commonly strained muscles. These…

How To Cover Up a Bruise

Accidents that cause bruising occurs during many every day scenarios such as tripping over your toddler's toys and landing your elbow into the wall. Bruising can also commonly occur with the elderly and with individuals taking anticoagulant remedies. The visible bruises can be embarrassing to both the individual and the individual's family. A contusion –…

An Overview of the Different Types of Dental Implants

A dental implant is a titanium device that is imbedded in the maxilla or mandible (lower) tooth beds that supports a protruding stud to which a porcelain crown, dentures, or an implanted support bridge may be attached. Titanium is used as it has a natural ability to promote oseointegration, which means it integrates directly into…

Possible Causes Of Peptic Gastric And Duodenal Ulcer

Recent studies have indicated the bacteria (lately discovered) Helicobacter Pylori as the primer cause for stomach and duodenum peptic damages. Due to the fact that this aggressive bacteria works in synergism with other potential factors such as acid secretion, it produces major reductions like inflammation and ulcerations of the gastric and duodenal tissues. Most important…

Common Misconceptions About Intestinal Candida

Your intestinal tract, from mouth to rectum, contains a host of bacteria and fungi, including candida yeast species, which live inside this part of your body in relative harmony with one another and with us-the host "organism". When there exists a condition of homeostasis in our internal environment, we are unaffected by their presence. In…

The Importance of Studying Zoology

Zoology is the aspect of science that deals with the study of the animals’ evolution, habitat and behavior. Many students wonder why they need to study zoology. It is a branch of science that does not have anything to do with people so they are left wondering why they have to learn it. 1. The…

Information on Uterine Polyps

Uterine polyps are small bulging outgrowths that are lined to the inner wall of uterus and sometimes they may protrude into the uterine cavity. Uterine polyps are caused due to cells overgrowth in the endometrium. Endometrium is the uterus lining and the polyp growth over them can be extremely small or as large as size…