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Alternative Treatment For Fibroid Tumors

Over a year ago now, I decided to try out alternative treatment for fibroid tumors. I had large fibroids and was reluctantly going down the surgery route, but had a month’s “window” before starting hormonal blockers to shrink them temporarily to make surgery easier. I knew that they were benign and therefore felt fully justified…

Ovarian Cysts Can Have Misleading Symptoms

Ovarian cysts cause such a variety of unrelated symptoms that they can be missed even by doctors. I am not a doctor or medical professional, just an ordinary person who was surprised by a diagnosis of “ovarian cyst.”   My symptoms were a pain in my right side, right where my appendix was. I had had…

Thrush Mouth

Thrush Mouth, or better known as Oral Thrush, is an infection caused by Candida (yeast) that gets into the mucus membranes of your mouth. White lesions (bumps) will start to appear inside of your mouth as one of the main Thrush symptoms. Usually, Thrush only occurs in feeding babies and young children because their immune…

Fatty Liver Diet

Truth be told, there really shouldn’t be any difference in the regular person’s diet and the fatty liver diet. Your ultimate goal should be to lower the consumption of fat content that you eat and allow your body to fully use all of the calories it consumes for energy so you don’t gain extra fat…

Three Steps in Fighting Off Food Poisoning

Every year, 76 million people in the US contract food a born disease, according to the Center for Disease Control estimates. That number almost equals a quarter of the total US population, giving most of us a 1 in 4 chance of contracting food poisoning. With those odds, it is important to know what to…

Natural Remedies for Reflux

Here are a few remedies that will help you, your older child, or your baby to cope with reflux. Babies suffering from Reflux Babies who repeatedly vomit are often diagnosed with reflux. A baby’s sphincter muscle opens to allow food to pass through to the baby’s stomach and then it closes to keep the food…

Acid Reflux Treatment

Acid Reflux although it seems to be a common problem can also lead to more serious medical conditions requiring hospitalization and even surgery. Proper care should be taken regarding the disease. There are various drugs that can be taken as a relief to such a situation, one of the most common drugs is Histamine Receptor…

Stomach Cancer Symptoms in Early and Late Stages

Stomach cancer is one of the most common types of the disease, and every year, death rates linked to it are increasing. Experts think that one of the biggest contributors to the rising death rate is the very indefinite symptoms associated with the disease. Since symptoms are very vague, many cases are often diagnosed too…

Epstein Barr Syndrome Treatment

Epstein Barr Syndrome is caused by the Epstein Barr virus – the same virus that is responsible for mononucleosis (mono) or glandular fever. EBV syndrome is transmitted by direct contact with virus-infected saliva, mainly through kissing, although it can be picked up from sharing drinks, eating utensils, lipsticks etc., or through blood transfusions. The syndrome…

Sweaty Palms – Introduction, Symptoms and Treatment

Sweaty Palms is a common problem. Let us know about sweaty palms introduction, symptoms and treatment. Definition of Sweaty Palms The condition of sweaty palms is medically known as Palmer Hyperhidrosis. Hyperhidrosis is profuse perspiration of the body and Palmer Hyperhidrosis refers to the condition where there is excessive sweating in palms. However, there the…

In Which Cases Are Heat or Cold Therapy Useful?

Go take a warm bath. Put some ice on it. Soak it in cool water. How many times have you heard this sort of advice after an accident or injury or during a time you were experiencing pain? Hot therapy –applying heat– and cold therapy –applying cold– for an affected area are both age-old methods.…

Cold Compress

This is a local application using a cloth which has been wrung out in cold water. The cloth should be folded into a broad strip and dipped in cold water or ice water. The compress is generally applied to the head, neck, chest, abdomen, and back. The cold compress is an effective means of controlling…