Medical Articles

Peptic Ulcer – Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Peptic Ulcer, (also known as ulcus pepticum), is a raw and painful area that occurs in the gastro-intestinal tract as a result of mucosal erosion by acidic gastric juices. It may occur in the oesophagus, stomach, or duodenum. Mostly the duodenum (after the stomach; the first part of the small intestine) is most likely to…

Cancer Survivors – Dysbiosis is Your Major Obstacle to Cure

Dysbiosis is an imbalance of intestinal micro flora, with a decrease in normal healthy flora and an increase in pathogenic micro flora. Dysbiosis can result from antibiotic therapy, gastrointestinal tract infections or diarrhoea, surgery involving the intestinal tract, starvation, general illness, stress or a poor diet. The common yeast Candida Albicans is present in every…

When Colon Cancer Surgery is Necessary

Colon cancer surgery is a very normal procedure that is done in hospitals on a daily basis. Although some of the numbers seem to be grim, such as it being the second leading cause of death that is cancer related, the fact of the matter is that many people have this surgery and are able…

Natural PCOS Cures Are Effective and Safe

Natural PCOS cures, it has been observed, are highly effective in treating polycystic ovarian syndrome in women. The symptoms of this hormonal disorder are excess hair growth, obesity and irregular menstrual cycle. Since this is a common occurrence in women, a little bit diet adjustment and proper exercises can greatly hinder its formation. Intake of…

Oral Thrush in Infants and Young Children

What is oral thrush? Oral thrush is an oral infection caused by a yeast fungus (candida albicans). It occurs in the mucous membranes of the mouth. Most people have Candida in the mouth but it does not usually cause problems. This is because the fungus is kept in check by other beneficial bacterial. However, infants…

Fatty Liver Diet Do’s And Don’ts

In her book, “Fatty Liver Diet Guide”, veteran liver nurse, Dorothy Spencer, states, “There is in fact little difference between the regular diet between healthy people and fatty liver patients. The main point is to reduce the fat content and encourage the body to fully utilize the calories for energy so that there will be…

Urinary Incontinence in Dogs – Taking a Closer Look

Dog urinary incontinence is what other peoples dogs do, right! Well, that’s what I thought until my beloved dog started urinating in many of the most unlikely places. Even the simplest things like shoes could not be left on the floor. Rugs became a prime target and had to be regularly washed or eliminated from…

4 Reasons Why Your Dog Drinks Excessively

If your dog drinks excessively, it could be because he is suffering one of the following. Be acutely aware when they do this. Causes: Pain, stress, heat exhaustion(dehydration), illness(vomiting and dehydration), kidney failure or disease. Pain and Stress These cause an increase in heart rate and respiration which in turn causes the body temperature to…

Tell-Tale Signs of Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs

Congestive heart failure in dogs is the most common form of canine heart problem with about 1 in 10 dogs diagnosed every year. Any breed or age of dog can be affected, but it is typically seen in older dogs that are over-weight. Congestive heart failure in dogs may also be caused by hereditary predispositions…

Check it Out – Heart Diseases

This phrase is used for reference to all sorts of ailments that might affect the heart. The major risk features of this ailment can be sub categorized into two groups namely the chief factors and the casual factors. The characteristics of the former category involve the percentage increase in the occurrence of this detrimental ailment…

Diseases of the Cardiovascular System You Need to Know About

There are many heart diseases of the cardiovascular system in the world like congenital heart disease, Valvular heart disease, Endocarditis, Coronary heart disease, heart attack and etc. The disease of the cardiovascular system that I will be researching now will be coronary heart disease. The primary cause of this disease is that one of the…