Medical Articles

Sunburn and Psoriasis

Probably almost every human being has at least once in their life experienced a sun burn. What starts as a pleasant lying on the beach, working in the garden or staying out in the soothing warm rays of the sun can in a few hours turn into an unpleasant and painful burn of the skin.…

Cure Phobias With Hypnosis

A phobia is an irrational, persistent fear of a certain object or situation. There are several different forms of a phobia. A phobia can be a fear of something specific such as flying or a social phobia which causes an individual to feel anxiety about a social situation. Examples of a specific phobia may involve…

Dealing With Anxiety

One of the first steps we have to take when we are dealing with anxiety is to become a STUDENT of our anxiety. Only by studying your current behaviors and your reactions to your anxiety can you truly become a student of your anxiety. Doing this does not require that you change any of your…

Insomnia – Natural Sleep – And Groucho Marx

Best remedy for insomnia? quipped Groucho Marx. “A good night’s sleep!” Actually Groucho himself suffered from chronic insomnia – his way of dealing with it? Calling up acquaintances in the early hours and insulting them down the phone line. But habitual sleeplessness is no joke. Sound sleep is as essential to us as food, air…

Ingrown Toenail Causes and the Folks Who Endure Them

An ingrown toenail occurs when the growing corner of the toenail digs its way in to the delicate skin surrounding the toe. So exactly what causes and ingrown toenail? Seems it should be pretty easy to figure out. And unfortunately it seems that many of the ingrown toenail causes are self-inflicted. Self inflicted causes are…

Toenail Fungus – What Causes Toenail Fungus

More than 35 million people in the United States get toenail fungus. It is not the same as athlete’s foot, but similar. You can have both at the same time. In this article you will learn what causes toenail fungus? The Mayo Clinic reports you may have nail fungus if one or more of your…

Contusion – Common Questions

What is a contusion? In terms of sports injuries a contusion is not very serious or very complicated either. Basically a contusion is a bruise that is caused by a blow to the surface of the skin, and because of the blow the tiny blood vessels under the skin called capillaries break and leak blood.…

Foods That Heal After Surgery – 5 Tips

Surgery is a traumatic experience for the body. Whether yours is an elective surgery such as cosmetic surgery – or whether yours is to correct the effects of a disease or an injury – any way you slice it surgery is just plain hard on the body. During the important days and weeks after surgery,…

How The Pancreas Produces Insulin

The pancreas is an organ located below the breastbone, close to the stomach and duodenum. It’s principle responsibility is to create digestive enzymes and hormones, one of which is insulin. This article will describe how insulin is created in the pancreas and the other hormones that help to modify the blood sugar levels of the…

Herbal Treatments To Relieve And Reduce Migraine

People who have experienced migraines before know how much of an inconvenience and pain it is for anyone to go through. Migraines, which are more than a headache, are actually a neurological configuration, which basically means that it can be caused by a number of things, and a variety of symptoms can show up once…