Medical Articles

Shingles Pain Management – Natural Remedy Vs Medication

Shingles is one of the most annoying viral infections to catch as it is highly painful for most people. Anti-Virals are commonly prescribed by doctors as they help to ease pain and fast recovery. Corticosteroids, an anti-inflammatory medication that helps to reduce pain is another common prescription. However, you should note that anti-inflammatory is not…

When to See a Doctor for Strep Throat

If you have strep throat or think you do, you should be experiencing a full sensation in your throat, a painfully sore throat, swollen glands in your neck, and a fever of up to 102 degrees Fahrenheit. Then it’s time to see the doctor and make sure you get an appointment for the day of…

Can You Always See Tonsil Stones?

Anyone who has had those stinky tonsil balls has felt them in their mouth but for some reason couldn’t find them thus posing the question, can you always see tonsil stones or is there a reason why you can’t. How many times did you get that nagging feeling to check for the annoying tonsil balls?…

Obesity – What Is It?

The medical world describes the cause of obesity as follows: “An increase in body fat (both visceral and nonvisceral (subcutaneous) requires that energy intake be increased over energy expenditure.” This short description is followed by a lengthy “however” and is destined for doctors who are trained to understand what is written. In short, obesity has…

Five Top Home Remedies For Pupp Rash Relief

Pupp rash is a very itchy skin condition that some women develop during the third semester of pregnancy. It also can occur at an earlier stage of pregnancy. Many women find it arises in the stretch mark areas of the abdomen but can develop on the legs, arms, butt and chest area as well. Trying…

There Is A Cure For Psoriasis!

Most doctors will tell you that there’s no cure for psoriasis, and they’re partly right. However, the question is not ‘ is there a cure for psoriasis?’ Since we know that psoriasis is an immune related issue ( T-cells, just like many other health issues ), the question is…what must I do to correct my…

Natural Toenail Fungus Remedies – Cures That Are Safe and Work

People advocating for natural toenail fungus remedies do not do so to cause the downfall of big, capitalist pharmaceutical companies that manufacture synthetic drugs. They do so primary to raise awareness and encourage use of natural products. The debate between natural and synthetic rages in many fields but we’ll stick to toenail fungus. Onychomycosis, or…

Latex Allergy Symptoms

A latex skin allergy can be one of the most frustrating of all allergies. It can be caused by rubber gloves, latex pillows, a latex mattress, certain kinds of paint or even condoms. Who can suffer from latex allergies? Many times people who work in the healthcare industry develop allergies from latex gloves. Since they…

Early PMS Pregnancy Symptoms

There are commonalities between early PMS and Pregnancy Symptom(s). It is important that if you even suspect you might be pregnant, go to your doctor to find out and also to make sure there is no underlying cause if you aren’t pregnant. The commonalities that is shared between early PMS and pregnancy symptoms doesn’t stop…

How Depression Affects School Performance

When a teen is failing or doing poorly in school, parents may react with understandable frustration and try all sorts of strategies, from bribery to punishment, to get their teen to turn things around. When all things fail, tension rises and everyone becomes exasperated and at a loss to figure out the cause – and…