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Toenail Fungus Treatments That Work

If you have toenail fungus, also known as onychomycosis, it might not be the worst medical condition there is on earth, but it is embarrassing and annoying – and if not taken care of, might escalate into worse things. There are many toenail fungus treatments available, so how to know which one works best? Medication…

Subgaleal Hematomas

Skull fractures are serious complications that have a few tell-tale signs, one of which is what is known as a subgaleal hematoma. This injury is the result of blood pooling below the surface of the skin, below the lower section of the scalp and the top layer of tissue of the skull. While it does…

Back Pain – What is Axial Back Pain?

Axial back pain is the most common type of low back pain. It is usually non-specific – meaning that the anatomical structure responsible for the pain need not be identified because symptoms are usually self limited and resolve. Unlike other low back issues, this type of pain does not travel into the buttock, legs and…

Peptic Ulcer – Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Peptic Ulcer, (also known as ulcus pepticum), is a raw and painful area that occurs in the gastro-intestinal tract as a result of mucosal erosion by acidic gastric juices. It may occur in the oesophagus, stomach, or duodenum. Mostly the duodenum (after the stomach; the first part of the small intestine) is most likely to…

Cancer Survivors – Dysbiosis is Your Major Obstacle to Cure

Dysbiosis is an imbalance of intestinal micro flora, with a decrease in normal healthy flora and an increase in pathogenic micro flora. Dysbiosis can result from antibiotic therapy, gastrointestinal tract infections or diarrhoea, surgery involving the intestinal tract, starvation, general illness, stress or a poor diet. The common yeast Candida Albicans is present in every…

When Colon Cancer Surgery is Necessary

Colon cancer surgery is a very normal procedure that is done in hospitals on a daily basis. Although some of the numbers seem to be grim, such as it being the second leading cause of death that is cancer related, the fact of the matter is that many people have this surgery and are able…

Natural PCOS Cures Are Effective and Safe

Natural PCOS cures, it has been observed, are highly effective in treating polycystic ovarian syndrome in women. The symptoms of this hormonal disorder are excess hair growth, obesity and irregular menstrual cycle. Since this is a common occurrence in women, a little bit diet adjustment and proper exercises can greatly hinder its formation. Intake of…

Oral Thrush in Infants and Young Children

What is oral thrush? Oral thrush is an oral infection caused by a yeast fungus (candida albicans). It occurs in the mucous membranes of the mouth. Most people have Candida in the mouth but it does not usually cause problems. This is because the fungus is kept in check by other beneficial bacterial. However, infants…

Fatty Liver Diet Do’s And Don’ts

In her book, “Fatty Liver Diet Guide”, veteran liver nurse, Dorothy Spencer, states, “There is in fact little difference between the regular diet between healthy people and fatty liver patients. The main point is to reduce the fat content and encourage the body to fully utilize the calories for energy so that there will be…