Medical Articles

Chronic Cough – Allergy or Something Else?

Cough is common, and can linger, especially during the allergy season. But does cough equal allergy? A cough can be an annoying, embarrassing symptom, or an important clue leading to rapid diagnosis and effective treatment. It is one of the most common reasons to see a lung specialist, accounting for more than one third of…

Medical Marijuana – How It Can Help You

Medical marijuana is legal in several states and can provide benefits for people with a wide variety of medical issues. A doctor can prescribe cannabis (the medical name for marijuana) for different conditions. Most commonly, cannabis is prescribed for the relief of extreme pain. It can also increase appetite in chemotherapy patients who struggle with…

What is Psychological Depression?

It is one of the most common and most serious mental health problems facing people today. Psychological depression can interfere with a person’s ability to function effectively throughout the day or even to have the motivation to get out of bed in the morning and it is in fact so common that over 1 in…

Are Panic Symptoms and Phobias the Same?

They are only similar to a certain degree. Both are irrational reactions to fear and can make you nervous and perhaps paralyze you with fear to the extent you cannot function as you normally would. However your condition changes from panic to a phobia when you start to avoid the situation that causes you the…

The Relationship Between Fear, Anxiety, And Depression

Ultimately, all our depression and anxiety are born out of some sort of fear or the realization of a fear. Fear, according to the Bible, brings torment. This article explores the various mental, emotional, and spiritual torments that often lead to depression and anxiety. There is a direct correlation between fear and depression. In fact,…

Reasons Why Your Toenails Are Turning White

Have you ever looked at your toenails and noticed that they just don’t look right? They used to be clear, now they look opaque, thicker, and their surface is white. What can cause toenails to turn white? Most people first consider the white discoloration of the toenail to be a fungal infection of the toenail.…

Ankle Rehabilitation

When playing sports and exercising, injuries are bound to happen. One of the most common injuries to occur is an ankle sprain. An ankle sprain is an injury to the ligaments. The ligaments, which connect the bones to one another, support and stabilize your ankle. This could take a week or even a few months…

Common Insulin Injection Problems and Their Solutions

The use of insulin as a treatment for diabetes may become more common as the American Diabetes Association’s new treatment algorithm places basal insulin as a possible second-line treatment strategy after lifestyle modification and Metformin. Beginning insulin as a form of treatment requires proper education regarding injection technique. However, even with proper education by a…

Possible Causes Of Peptic Gastric And Duodenal Ulcer

Recent studies have indicated the bacteria (lately discovered) Helicobacter Pylori as the primer cause for stomach and duodenum peptic damages. Due to the fact that this aggressive bacteria works in synergism with other potential factors such as acid secretion, it produces major destructions like inflammation and ulcerations of the gastric and duodenal tissues. Most important…

Do You Know What Kick Started Your Leaky Gut?

This is Part 1 of a 3 Part Series explaining exactly how Leaky Gut develops and progresses. There are probably many of you reading my articles and wondering to yourself, what is Leaky Gut? If you fall into this category then this article is for you! Without getting into the causes of it let’s take…

An Introduction To Gall Bladder Cholesterolosis

The biliary system is usually affected by gallbladder cholesterolosis, which causes changes on the gallbladder wall because of high levels of cholesterol. Te main reason for this condition is chemical imbalance in the bile and unnatural functioning of the gall bladder which causes the cholesterol to get deposited in the gallbladder walls. This condition has…