Medical Articles

What is Bipolar Disorder?

Most of us have heard the term Manic Depression in our lives. Now, it’s called Bipolar Disorder. But what is it really, and what is it like to live with it? Bipolar Disorder is a mental illness. It’s a chemical disorder in the brain which causes severe mood swings in varying degrees from severe depression…

Depression, You Can Turn It Around!

Depression takes a holiday! Depression is the simplest mental illness to to stop, to pause, to relieve, yet day after day, in hospitals all over the country, doctors still attempt to cure depression without making patients aware of the very relief that is available to them for free.Some cases of severe, deep-seated depression might need…

Weird and Unusual Phobias

Weird phobias – do you ever wonder why people have weird phobias? We can all relate to a fear of the dark and to a fear of thunderstorms, even if we have since our childhood managed to overcome them. Most of us dislike spiders, and other creepy, crawly types of insect. Some people have a…

Types Of Depression And Anxiety Disorders

An estimated 6 percent of Americans suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of depression, and an additional 14 percent experience a milder form of the disorder known as the winter blues. SAD strikes during the winter months and is associated with reduced exposure to sunlight. People with SAD suffer from irritability, apathy, carbohydrate…

Mild Insomnia – Cures and Prevention

Insomnia is a sleep disorder characterized by an inability to fall asleep or stay asleep. You may have insomnia if you are experiencing symptoms such as difficulty falling asleep at night, waking up at night and not being able to fall back asleep, waking up in the morning much earlier than usual, and feeling overly…

The Truth About Toenail Fungus

Nail fungus or Onchymosis is a nail fungal infection affecting the toenails or fingernails. But it usually occurs four times in the toenails rather than the fingernails. Early symptoms of the infection could usually go unnoticed and is not seen until the situation becomes worse. Toenail fungus is very rare at younger ages but the…

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury

When Do You Need An ACL Brace: 1. Post Injury- Just after you injure the Anterior Cruciate Ligament an ACL brace is vital to help relieve knee pain, provide needed support and protect the ligament and the rest of the joint from further damage as there is considerable time between the injury, the doctor’s evaluation,…

Tight Jeans and Your Health

There are a number of truths and myths when it comes to tight jeans and your health. Myths are of course always very well spread amongst the general population. It’s one of those things where people think they know something because they have heard it somewhere before and continue to spread it but have no…

How to Increase Pancreatic Digestive Enzymes Naturally

The main sign of deficiency of the pancreatic digestive enzymes is indigestion. The gastrointestinal tract is a tube that goes from the mouth to the anus where digestion occurs. Digestion means that everything that we eat such as proteins, fats, carbohydrates, minerals, vitamins, etc., turn into our cells and tissues. The process of digestion largely…

The Importance of Period Regularity

Period is also known as menses or menstrual cycle which refers to the monthly shedding of blood from the lining of the uterus if no pregnancy occurs. During the menstrual period, a woman will lose about 80ml of blood and experience hormones drops. The lining will thicken with blood and tissues again to prepare for…

What Are Ruptured Cysts?

An ‘ovarian cyst’ refers to the fluid that encloses within a highly thin membranous covering. Usually, if the size of an ovarian follicle is more than two centimeters, then it is categorized as an ovarian cyst. Although, it is not as dangerous as complex ovarian cysts, it definitely requires proper treatment, as it can be…