Medical Articles

Allergies and Antihistamine Treatment

Millions of people have it or have most likely experienced its symptoms at one point of their lives. Runny nose, watery and itchy eyes, sneezing and coughing are just some of the most common symptoms of an allergy attack. Other more serious symptoms may include the sudden appearance of hives, dizzy spells, abdominal pain, vomiting…

Common Medications Used for Asperger’s Syndrome

Asperger’s Syndrome, a disorder on the autism spectrum, is often comorbid with other conditions. Asperger’s is not directly medicated, but rather, the concurrent symptoms are. These can be anxiety and repetitive behaviors, aggression, and the inability to pay attention. Depending on which symptoms someone with Asperger’s Syndrome experiences will help their doctor determine which medications…

Depression and Human Intelligence

The inexplicable depression one feels, of course, can be explained; however, the human being cannot understand it yet. I told you in my previous articles that depression is mainly provoked because the person had not developed all their psychological functions, and their psyche suffers for this reason. However, this is only the beginning of the…

Anxiety – Tools to Overcome It

Anxiety is a dreadfully debilitating thing to experience.  And yet it can be dealt with relatively easily and simply just by learning a few tricks.  Here are some tips that you might find useful:   Act as if you are what you want to be – breathe deeply, hold you head high and walk with purpose. Act…

Insomnia and Caffeine – The Truth Revealed

Many people feel a jittery feeling from caffeine and learn very quickly to avoid caffeine after a certain time if they don’t want to lay awake for hours tossing and turning from insomnia. The thing about caffeine is that it increases the secretion of stress hormones such as adrenalin, which can trigger your sleeplessness. For…

Big Toenail, Small Toenail Problems

When you hear the words “toenail problem” what do you think off? Ingrown toenails, trauma to the toenail, toenail fungus or some other toenail problem such as an infection. The fact is, the words toenail problem refers to more people who suffer with a toenail fungus problem than any other. The facts are in. Over…

Nail Fungus – Causes and Treatments

Nail Fungus is known as onychomycosis, or ringworm of the nails. This is an infection that strikes both finger nails as well as toenails, but most often the latter. You will first notice your nails looking yellowish and thickened. It may take a while to realize something is not quite right, particularly if you, like…

Chemotherapy and It’s Effects

Diagnosed with breast cancer, I was aware about the effects that I would be going through. But there were a few that I didn’t know about. Things I knew: 1. Chemotherapy can make you sick. Vomiting is a side effect that everyone has. If it’s not food coming back up then, it’s a mucus like…

All About the Pancreas

The pancreas is a very important organ of the body. It has both endocrine and exocrine functions. It’s well known for its regulation of glucose, which is dysfunctional in the disease diabetes mellitus. This is an autoimmune disease destroying the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas. The pancreas has 4 parts, the head, neck, body and…

Pre Menstrual Syndrome (PMS) And Homeopathy

Premenstrual syndrome effects over 70% to 90% of women before menopause in the US and less for women in Southeast Asia because of their difference in living style and social structure. Premenstrual syndrome is defined as faulty function of the ovaries related to the women’s menstrual cycle, it effects a women’s physical and emotional state,…

A Diet to Follow After Colon Cancer Surgery

Colon cancer surgery is a major medical procedure. After an individual has colon cancer surgery there are several diet options that can prevent the colon cancer from reoccurring. One of the biggest contributing factors to colon cancer is dietary fat. A diet that has a high fat consumption greatly increases the amount of bile acids…