Medical Articles

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…

Candida – The Cause of Many Health Issues

What is Thrush? “Thrush”, “yeast infection” and “candida” are all terms used to describe an overgrowth of the fungal microbe, Candida albicans in the body. Candida lives throughout the body and in a healthy person, is kept in balance by the body’s “good bacteria” and immune system. In certain conditions, however candida can flourish and…

STD Hepatitis – The Means of Acquiring This Infection

The hepatitis infection denotes the liver swelling, inflammation, and irritation due to hepatitis viruses like A, B, C, D, or E. There are so many variations of sexually transmitted contagions of hepatitis that are exposed today especially hepatitis B and hepatitis C infections; and whereas some of them require different tests and management to treat…

White Spots on Your Throat – What Are They?

When you look in the mirror do you notice little white spots on the back of your throat? If so, then you most likely are searching through books and websites trying to self diagnose these white spots, fearing the worst. It could be some sort of strep throat. It could be “thrush”- a yeast infection…

How to Treat a Goldfish Ulcer

Ulcer disease on goldfish is a very serious goldfish disease. The ulcers normally develop in areas where there has been attack by another parasitic disease or a fish has damaged its scales. Ulcers are a symptom of a bacterial infection (Pseudomonas and Aeromonas bacteria) Caused by poor water quality or an excessively high pH level.…

Symptoms and Natural Cures for Acid Reflux

What are the symptoms of acid reflux and would you know if you have them? What does it feel like if you have GERD or acid reflux? Most people feel like they have a burning sensation in their chest or upper stomach. The pain can spread to the throat and can cause a hoarse voice…

Excessive Stomach Gas and How to Deal With It

Here are is how to deal with Excessive Stomach Gas: 1. Apologies to anyone who may feel a little patronised by the following science lesson, but there are plenty of people who currently have problems with excessive stomach gas, and are wondering how to get rid of it. The truth about flatulence is that it…