Medical Articles

Dark Color Changes To Toenails: Potential Causes and Treatment

Dark-colored streaks in toenails are common in the United States, especially amongst people with darker skin toes, particularly in African-Americans. For the most part, these streaks usually represent non-serious conditions. However, especially in fair-skinned people, the presence of these streaks could represent a deadly cancer. This article will discuss the common causes or dark streaks…

Mouthwash As A Natural Remedy

We’ve all seen the commercials touting mouthwash as an effective way he to kill germs in your mouth, but have you ever considered that any liquid that will eliminate germs in your mouth can also be used to prevent and treat other health issues? Mouthwash can be used as a natural remedy for a variety…

Using Garlic & Goldenseal Against Allergies

Garlic (Allium Sativum) One of the least expensive yet most effective ways to deal with parasites is to use an extract of garlic. Raw garlic and garlic extract have been shown to destroy common intestinal parasites, including roundworms and hookworms. According to Chinese research, in the treatment of 100 cases of amoebic dysentery, the cure…

Detoxing While Menstruating

Commercial detoxing while you are pregnant or menstruating is generally advised against by doctors and medical professionals. There are a lot of warnings given when a person is ‘normal’, but they can be even worse if you are pregnant or on your menstruation cycle. There is always the natural, and much healthier, type of detoxing…

What Are the Main Gallbladder Attack Symptoms?

The gallbladder is an organ that is not necessary for survival, but nonetheless it is there and just like every other organ it can also cause problems. A gallbladder can develop gallstones, polyps or cancer. Gallbladder disease is when it becomes thick and the gallstones block the passing of bile. Gallstones can also form because…

Controlling Fibroids After Menopause

Nearly twenty percent of all women will experience uterine fibroid tumors during their reproductive years, and the number will rise to almost eighty percent among women of fifty or more. Fibroids are simply clumps of muscular or other tissues which develop on the uterine walls, and while the cause of their appearance is still an…

Abnormal Bleeding: Can Ovarian Cysts Be To Blame?

While it is normal for a woman who is of a childbearing age to bleed, not every type of vaginal bleeding experienced by such a woman is usually normal. This is especially so when such a bleeding occurs between periods. There are many causes of vaginal bleeding between periods, most of which are usually easy…

Gentian Violet For Infant Thrush – Is it Safe?

Infant oral thrush can be difficult and frustrating to treat. Babies’ undeveloped immune systems, combined with the frequent consumption of sugar-rich breast milk or formula, can cause infant yeast to be a persistent and chronic problem without the proper treatment. In baby, infant thrush may cause symptoms such as white patches on the baby’s cheeks…

Drug Induced Hepatitis Symptoms

Drug induced hepatitis causes potentially irreversible liver damage. It can lead to cirrhosis, liver failure, and liver cancer. If you suffer from this disease it is important you put a stop to it and reverse any damage your liver may already have. But how do you know you have drug induced hepatitis? Let us explore…

Treating Kidney Stones – Prevention Methods

Effectively treating kidney stones involves correctly identifying the type of the problem and prescribing the correct remedy for them. Here are the four types of kidney stones and tips for preventing their formation. Calcium stones are the most common type of this problem; these are composed of calcium compounds, mainly calcium oxalate, although calcium phosphate…

Swollen Glands, Purging and Your Bulimia

Often when a bulimia sufferer is on the path of recovery, the most distressing sight to witness is the swollen face. Especially when working on bulimia recovery with a resolve to stop vomiting, noticing the swollen glands brings the sufferer back to throwing up in an attempt to bring the swollen neck glands back down.…