Medical Articles

Hair Loss – Alopecia Areata

Alopecia areata or spot baldness as it’s also known, occurs when hair is lost in small round spots. It usually occurs on the scalp but can involve other areas of the body as well. It’s an autoimmune disease in that the body attacks the hair follicles. The cause of alopecia areata is unknown but appears…

Ear Infection Symptoms

A collection of ear infection symptoms can be involved when someone has otitis media. What is this condition? Otitis media comes from Latin and refers to an infection of the inner ear. Let’s take a look at some of the symptoms that may present in this condition. Pressure and pain Usually, the middle of the…

Myths About Deafness

At the outset of this article I must state that I am a hearing person. I have no qualifications in deaf culture. The aim of this article is to broaden cultural understanding of deafness and break down some of the myths about deafness. Myth One Deaf people cannot talk. Fact: – Deaf people can talk.…

Advocacy for the Deaf and Mute Patients

As you nurses go on with your daily tasks of carrying out doctor’s orders and caring for your patients, have you ever wondered what happened to the old fashion way of nurse-patient interaction? How many of your patients today have you actually took time to talk to and learn first hand information on what specific…

Visual Impairment – Communication in Healthcare

Treating Patients with Visual Impairment Patients who are blind or vision impaired will have different needs to other groups. In the general population, 70% of information is visual. Sight loss can therefore totally change the way that people communicate. Getting communication right is so important, but obviously difficult in a busy environment. Varying Needs People…

Stammer Cure

Children and adults both struggle with stammering. This lifestyle of a stammerer is one of struggle and aggravation. Though the road to a stammer cure is a long one, you can do it with hard work and determination. Be sure to not listen to the negativity in our society surrounding stammering. There are people out…

Help With Stuttering

Do you need help with stuttering? Perhaps you have trouble with speaking fluently like everybody else and would like to know how to get rid of your stutter quickly? If you have answered yes to both these questions then you need to read this article. I can give you some really relevant help in this…

Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Prognosis, Symptoms And Treatment

Adenoid cystic carcinoma also referred to as AdCC or ACC, is one of the rare form of cancers that surprisingly many people today have the misfortune of experiencing. Most of us are used to hearing about the more common carcinomas including lung cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, and colon cancer. While all of these illnesses…

Why Sinusitis Affects Your Vision

Sinusitis and vision problems can be very much related to one another. Many people often find their vision is impeded every time their sinus flares up. Watery eyes, blurred vision, and frequent dull eye pain are all associated with sinusitis. Bacterial sinusitis accounts for more than 15% of all sinus infections and sinusitis vision problems.…

Vaginal Atrophy Symptoms

Researchers have found that women who have never given birth vaginally are at higher risk for developing this condition compared to those who have had vaginal births. This condition is frequently painful, especially during intercourse. Fortunately, using a topical vaginal moisturizer or water-based lubricant can provide immediate and long-lasting relief. Treating Vaginal Atrophy During Menopause…

Glaucoma – Hamster Health

Hamsters are a very docile and beautiful pets but unfortunately illnesses take place. Amongst some illnesses there is Glaucoma which is very similar to a Prolapse of the eye/s. Glaucoma affects the eyes of the hamster and its symptoms are that the eye will appear larger than normal hamsters’ eyes. When Glaucoma takes place there…