Medical Articles

Removal of Cysts on Ovaries – What You Should Do

Ovarian cysts are pretty much a normal part every woman’s life, and you shouldn’t go running off in a panic to your gynecologist should you find one on your ovaries. Just relax a little! You should know that removal of cysts on ovaries may be both time-consuming and expensive, depending on the type of treatment…

Hepatitis B Virus – Infection, Symptoms and Signs

EV Hepatitis B virus is a DNA virus with a exceptionally compact structure. It consists of a core containing DNA and an enzyme for its replication(DNA Polymerase). A surface protein surrounds the core of the virus. Humans are the only source of infection. Hepatitis B infection affects 300 million people and is one of the…

Liver Diseases, Causes and Symptoms

Location It is a haphazardly formed, firm sports ground like structure which comprises of two parts (a larger right lobe and a smaller left lobe) and two minor lobes. It is placed just under the diaphragm in the upper right abdomen and is mostly under the ribs and is extended to the middle and partially…

Parsley and Kidney Stones

The kidneys are organs in the body that are used to filter certain minerals and metabolites from the blood, or circulatory system. These pass through the kidneys and out of the body through the bladder. Unfortunately some of the minerals that are found in the urine are able to crystallize and form solid deposits. These…

Food Poisoning – Symptoms and Causes

You’ll often hear of people being beset by food poisoning. This type of infection can be a mild sickness or it could even cause death. Food poisoning, like the title implies, is received from eating or drinking contaminated food. And there are about 250 cases of known pathogens that can be in food. The Center…

Basic Facts About Stomach Ulcers

An ulcer is a break in the tissue that lines the stomach and mucosal erosion. A stomach or peptic ulcer is basically a small hole in the area of the gastrointestinal tract, which is acidic and causes a lot of pain to the sufferer. The most common type of stomach ulcer is duodenal, which occurs…

Acid Reflux Disease Diet 7 Ways to Relieve Symptoms

An acid reflux disease diet can help control the occurrence of acid reflux and decrease the risk of heartburn for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) sufferers. Following a controlled diet is a matter of determining which foods trigger symptoms, and which foods are safe to eat. Creating a two-week food diary, where you make a record…

How to Lose Weight While Battling Depression

As if depression is not already a hard enough condition to cope with then the pounds start packing on as a result of the depression. Battling depression is tough enough but battling your weight at the same time can really add to the stress. Sometimes when a person realizes that they are depressed it can…

Serrapeptase Side Effects

The remarkable but little known enzyme called serrapeptase (or serrapeptidase, serratio peptidase, or just “the butterfly enzyme”) has been in wide use in Europe and Asia for the better part of 30 years. During that time there have been very few if any reports of side effects in the various scientific studies done mostly in…

Anxiety and Depression After a Heart Attack

It is almost easy to think that after someone has had a heart attack and come out of hospital, that they will be filled with immense relief and be really happy that they not only survived, but they are now home. Yet for many people who have had this experience, the immediate period after they…

Treatment of Heart Disease with Coenzyme Q10

Since its discovery in the late 1950s Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) has received much attention as a necessary compound for proper cellular function. It is the essential coenzyme necessary for the production of ATP (adenosine triphosphate) upon which all cellular functions depend. Without ATP our bodies cannot function properly. Without CoQ10, ATP cannot function. This connection…

Famous People and the Infectious Diseases They Were Afflicted With

With the recent discovery that King Tut was afflicted with the parasitic disease malaria, I wanted to briefly explore infectious diseases that affected or killed famous people throughout history, ancient and current. The diseases are as old as history, like tuberculosis, polio and syphilis, and particularly in the pre-antibiotic and pre-vaccine era, afflicted people regardless…