Medical Articles

Type 2 Diabetes – Polyuria, Polydipsia and Polyphagia!

Complications from Type 2 diabetes can also cause many side effects. While some are more commonly known, there are others an individual may be experiencing and not even know they are related to their disease. Some complications often overlooked are: polyuria, polydipsia, and polyphagia. In all three of these conditions, the first part of the…

Obesity Statistics – 10 Alarming Obesity Facts

Statistics and estimates as reported by the The International Obesity Task Force, the US Census, WHO World Health Report and other organizations indicates the enormity of the world wide obesity problem: Over 300 million people worldwide are obese and 750 million more are overweight. More than 22 million of the world’s children under 5 are…

Penis Health 101 – What Causes Penis Blisters?

Penis blisters can develop for a number of reasons. Some of these can be easily treated at home, but it is important to see a doctor for a firm diagnosis before attempting to self-treat any type of blisters on penis skin or the surrounding area. Men who have signs of blisters or other open sores…

Do Natural Cures For Psoriasis Actually Work?

Are you frustrated with the natural cures for psoriasis? If you are you’re not alone. When you scan the Internet for natural cures or home remedies, you’ll be bombarded with all sorts of information and advice. But do these supposed experts really know what they’re talking about? Let’s take a closer look at some of…

What Is a Toenail Fungal Infection?

If you have a thickened, yellow or brown discoloured toenail, you may be suffering from a toenail fungal infection. Known medically as onychomycosis or tinea unguium, this fungal infection can do considerable damage to the nail plate and underlying structure which may lead to the loss of part or whole of the toenail itself. The…

Allergic Reactions Can Cause Confusion

An allergic reaction is a sign that something is wrong with our bodies. Many times throughout the course of life we have symptoms that seem like they can be something as simple as a cold only to find out later you were allergic to something in the air. It doesn’t even have to be something…

5 Key Causes of Ringing in the Left Ear

There are a number of possible causes of ringing in the left ear. I fact I have shared some of them in my previous writings. Below I have decided to provide a helpful list that you should be able to read through right to the end with ease. You may find that the cause is…

Depression – What Really Causes It

Many people think they are depressed because they are sad about something terrible that has happened in their life. Maybe they lost a loved one. Maybe they even just lost a job. You may be surprised to find out that outside of physical abnormalities inside the brain, depression is not caused by sadness. Depression is…

The Neurotransmitters Involved In Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety disorder is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States. There are different types of this disorder such as obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), generalized anxiety disorder(GAD), and post traumatic stress disorder(PTSD). There are several causes for an anxiety disorder. Mostly, it is due to abnormal levels of certain chemicals, which are…

Home Remedies for Nail Fungus

Home remedies for nail fungus infections have been popular for many years for a variety of reasons. Fungal nail infections have been troubling people down through the millennia, so people have naturally sought a cure for the problem. Drug treatments for the condition are relatively recent, and they are still expensive and prone to cause…

A Simple Twisted Ankle – What Can You Do?

It’s so easy to sprain the ankle stepping off a footpath without watching, or running to catch a train or bus, let alone injuring it on the sports field. Do you know what to do with a simple, straightforward ankle sprain? First, you need some idea of how to self assess the amount of injury.…

Warning Signs of Anorexia – Dangerous Eating Disorders

Anorexia Nervosa, otherwise known as anorexia is an eating disorder where one starves themselves due to generally underlying emotional issues. Anorexia is a serious eating disorder that can result in death if not treated. Warning signs of anorexia are not always easy to spot. People who suffer from this eating disorder deny the problem exist…

Mind, Body and Acid Reflux (GERD)

Do you remember when you used to have butterflies in your stomach? You could hardly wait to get “that phone call” or see “that person” again. I still get them now – when I’m excited about an event or about seeing my family (on the East coast). The connection between emotions and the GI tract…