Medical Articles

I’ve Got What? Not Toenail Fungus!

A diagnosis of nail fungus or skin fungus is not something anyone wants to hear. And yet, these conditions are fairly common. Toenail and fingernail fungus can be hard to treat. Skin fungus (also known as athlete’s foot, jock itch and a few other conditions) is a bit more common. Patients usually seek emergency care…

Hot Tubs Marbella – Water Jet Design

In a Marbella Hot Tub the water jets should obviously be planned to provide muscle massage, but like all things, they need to be properly designed and thought out. It is not just a question of sticking some Jets here and there in some kind of false thinking that the more Jets the better, as…

What Is An Endoscopy Procedure?

An endoscopy is performed to diagnose certain gastrointestinal and stomach diseases when other diagnostic methods are inadequate. It is also used to investigate diseases which have already been diagnosed, or to find out what other diseases can be triggered – which helps the practitioner recommend an appropriate treatment. Diseases diagnosed by endoscopy include: Urinary tract…

Types of Inherited Colon Cancer

Colon cancer is becoming more common. There will be around 125,000 new cases diagnosed in America this year. Many of these cases are in people more than 50 years old and are random. A small percentage, approximately 10%, however are not random, they have an inherited form of colon cancer. This could be caused by…

Food Poisoned?

Maybe, you are not yet aware of the fact that improper manufacturing of food and beverages may cause you numerous illnesses and in extreme cases, instantaneous death. It is not joke dealing with food poisoning. Appropriate medical attention and treatment may cause the victim a lot of money and time. This neglectful act of the…

Ulcer: Ten Signs That Don’t Lie

The stomach uses gastric juices to break down the food we eat. To protect these powerful substances, it is covered with a thick mucosa. But when the regeneration of this wall is disrupted, its insufficient irrigation or excessive ambient corrosive, damage may occur. This “hole in the stomach” is a few square millimeters of the…

Heartburn – An Acid Reflux Disease Symptom

Heartburn is the most common acid reflux disease symptom plaguing more than 60 million Americans today and countless more around the world. However, although commonly associated with acid reflux, manifestations of heartburn every now and then do not always result in a GERD diagnosis. At times, it could just be caused by bad habits, which…

Signs and Symptoms of Chronic Renal Failure

Initially, chronic kidney disease have no symptoms. When the renal function declines causes: * Raised blood pressure, causing hypertension. * Accumulation of urea, causing uremia. * Accumulation of potassium in the blood, which can cause cardiac arrhythmia. Decreased synthesis of erythropoietin, which can cause anemia and fatigue. * Loss of synthesis of vitamin D. *…