Medical Articles

Hyperopia – Can Laser Eye Surgery Correct This Condition

Farsightedness and laser eye surgery may not seem to be a good option at first glance. But the success of LASIK has proven that there is finally a surgical technique to correct this vision problem. What is Hyperopia or farsightedness? It’s a vision problem where persons can see distant objects clearly but experience difficulty in…

Erections During Sleep – What Do They Mean?

If a man has ever awakened and found himself experiencing an erection, he might wonder if it were a normal response. Not only is it normal, but it’s a sign that the reproductive system and the male hormones are healthy. Doctors and researchers believe that nocturnal erections are due to chemical changes in the brain…

3 Basic Cosmetology Skills Required in the Field

Cosmetology skills are very important when it comes to choosing a career in cosmetology. There are some basic skills you need to keep in mind while going for a cosmetology career. In this article we shall discuss some important cosmetology skills. Clean the Palette Cosmetology is just like painting. The face is the canvas and…

Psychodynamic Family Therapy

Psychoanalysis is a therapeutic approach preferred by followers of the Freudian school of thought (circa 1900’s) that sees clients as psychologically ill through unconscious conflict within the mind. Freud based his approach on individual clinical case studies, which fail to be empirically tested due to the impossibility of replication. This means that the treatment of…

Weight Loss and Side Effects of CLA

Does Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) have any bad side effects? Does it work for weight loss? CLA has been sold for many years as a fat loss supplement based on the weight loss and body composition (i.e. losing fat and gaining muscle) changes seen in studies using mice and rats. Does is work in humans?…

First Aid Measures For Contact With Hydrochloric Acid

Hydrochloric acid is a corrosive chemical which can harm you by inhalation (breathing its vapors), by ingestion (swallowing it), or by contact with the skin or eyes. Hydrochloric acid is a colorless or yellow liquid which has a sharp, pungent odor and gives off fumes. A spill should be responded to by trained personnel following…

Hospital Beds For Home Use

So the doctor says you or a loved one needs a hospital bed at home. “No problem,” you say to yourself, “I’ll just go online and buy one.” And then it happens…you become overwhelmed with the choices. And the more features you need the bed to have, the more confusing it gets. But before you…

Risks and Benefits of Bioidentical Hormones

Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) provides natural hormone therapy to replace your natural hormones that have diminished with age or to correct a problem in your balance of hormones at any time of your life. While the major bioidenticals used today are estrogen and progesterone, more bioidenticals treatment are being produced as time goes on,…

Cushings Disease In Dogs: How To Treat It Naturally

Cushings disease in dogs is a very common, yet very misunderstood canine health disorder. In this article I will explain what Cushings disease is, the causes, the common clinical signs, and what tests are best to diagnose it. Then you’ll see the most important conventional and holistic options used to treat Cushings. Cushings disease is…

Treatment Options for Crohns Ileitis

The gene that causes psoriasis can be present in a person who suffers from crohns ileitis. This type of Crohn’s disease affects only the ileum, which is the last and lowest portion of the small intestine, and is the closest to the colon. This form of Crohn’s disease is one of the more common types,…