Medical Articles

Reasons Why Your Toenails Are Turning White

Have you ever looked at your toenails and noticed that they just don’t look right? They used to be clear, now they look opaque, thicker, and their surface is white. What can cause toenails to turn white? Most people first consider the white discoloration of the toenail to be a fungal infection of the toenail.…

Ankle Rehabilitation

When playing sports and exercising, injuries are bound to happen. One of the most common injuries to occur is an ankle sprain. An ankle sprain is an injury to the ligaments. The ligaments, which connect the bones to one another, support and stabilize your ankle. This could take a week or even a few months…

Common Insulin Injection Problems and Their Solutions

The use of insulin as a treatment for diabetes may become more common as the American Diabetes Association’s new treatment algorithm places basal insulin as a possible second-line treatment strategy after lifestyle modification and Metformin. Beginning insulin as a form of treatment requires proper education regarding injection technique. However, even with proper education by a…

Possible Causes Of Peptic Gastric And Duodenal Ulcer

Recent studies have indicated the bacteria (lately discovered) Helicobacter Pylori as the primer cause for stomach and duodenum peptic damages. Due to the fact that this aggressive bacteria works in synergism with other potential factors such as acid secretion, it produces major destructions like inflammation and ulcerations of the gastric and duodenal tissues. Most important…

Do You Know What Kick Started Your Leaky Gut?

This is Part 1 of a 3 Part Series explaining exactly how Leaky Gut develops and progresses. There are probably many of you reading my articles and wondering to yourself, what is Leaky Gut? If you fall into this category then this article is for you! Without getting into the causes of it let’s take…

An Introduction To Gall Bladder Cholesterolosis

The biliary system is usually affected by gallbladder cholesterolosis, which causes changes on the gallbladder wall because of high levels of cholesterol. Te main reason for this condition is chemical imbalance in the bile and unnatural functioning of the gall bladder which causes the cholesterol to get deposited in the gallbladder walls. This condition has…

Ovarian Cysts – How to Deal With the Pain

If you have an ovarian cyst, then you know exactly the type of pain that is involved. You know how badly it hurts and how no matter what you try, you just can’t get rid of it. You can barely sit without feeling the pain and lying down doesn’t make matters any better. No matter…

Breastfeeding Thrush – The Most Common Causes

Taking care of a newborn is hard enough without having to contend with thrush! Whether you experience itching, soreness while nursing, or even stabbing pains deep within your breast ducts, breastfeeding thrush can be difficult, to say the least. Sometimes your baby may have symptoms and sometimes not. When your baby has white patches of…

Steatohepatitis Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

Steotohepatitis is the inflammation of the liver due to the over accumulation of fat in the liver. This disease is also known as the fatty liver acid disease and is common amongst alcoholics. It is also frequently observed among obese persons and those who have diabetes and other metabolic syndromes. The accumulation of fat in…

Salt Causes Water Retention

Salt Can Cause Water Retention One of the most common causes of water retention is too much salt in your diet.   Too much salt in the diet may cause brief episodes of water retention.  By lowering sodium content in your diet you can reduce your water retention, also known as Edema. You shouldn’t completely reduce…