Medical Articles

Strains and Sprains – Even Professionals Get Hurt!

Accidents happen to everyone, including the professionals. If you strain or pull a muscle, you have actually overstretched or torn a tendon. A Strain can happen if you are trying to do a movement too forcefully. Usually, this starts off as an intense pain, and then aches for hours and sometimes days after. A sprain…

How to Calculate Pain and Suffering in Settlements

You have been injured, though not through your own fault. Your insurance company offers to settle with you. It seems like a reasonable amount of money, but how can you be sure? Perhaps your injury is slight, and your inconvenience minimal. But how can you know that you won’t suffer from long-term injury? How do…

Constipation and Leg Pain

Although constipation and leg pain are different conditions and occur in different parts of the body, they may be interconnected and can have a common origin. In most cases, the origin is related to nerve damage or dysfunction. It is also seen that people with leg pain have a greater chance of constipation and vice…

Calm Your Stomach With Chinese Medicine

I get abdominal pains with burning and gnawing sensations, which has been diagnosed by my doctor as peptic ulcers what is a peptic ulcer and what can your treatments do to help? Peptic ulcers are open sores or erosions in the lining of either the duodenum these are called duodenal ulcers or in the stomach…

How to Naturally Treat Diarrhea in Dogs

It’s important to know that diarrhea is not an illness but a symptom of any number of problems that are interrupting the function of the large intestine.It is also important to identify the cause as trying to just suppress this symptom will only bring about short lived, temporary relief which may cause long term health…

Pre Menstrual Syndrome (PMS) And Diet – Olive Oil

As we mentioned in previous articles, premenstrual syndrome is defined as faulty function of the ovaries related to the women’s menstrual cycle, it effects a women’s physical and emotional state, and sometimes interferes with daily activities as a result of hormone fluctuation. The syndrome occurs one to two weeks before menstruation and then declines when…

Skin Tags On Children

Skin tags can occur at any age. If your child has one there is no need to panic. In this article, we will discuss what they are, what causes them to come about, and how to get rid of them. Skin tags are wart-like appendages that are soft to the touch and that can be…

Bleeding Ovarian Cysts: Home Remedies And What To Do

There are many causes of abnormal bleeding in women. There are some cases where ovarian cysts also cause bleeding or spotting between periods. Here is what you should do when you experience vaginal bleeding that has been caused by cysts on ovaries. It is important to understand that bleeding or spotting between periods that occurs…

Cure For Hepatitis A – Is There a Natural Cure?

Hepatitis A is perhaps the most easily spread Hepatitis virus among the family of fatal Hepatitis viruses. Unlike Hepatitis B and C, which are considered more deadly than the rest of the types of the disease, HAV is spread through infected food and drinking water. Fortunately, there is a natural and herbal cure for hepatitis…

Hepatitis Symptoms

Hepatitis is derived from the Greek word “hepat” meaning liver and the Greek suffix “-itis” meaning inflammation. It is characterized by the destruction of liver cells and the presence of inflammatory cells in the liver tissues. It can either be acute or self-limiting where it heals on its own or it can be chronic which…

How to Remove Tonsil Stones – The Right Doctor Can Help

If you ever have to deal with frequent throat pain associated with tonsil swelling even if you don’t seem to have an infection, you might have what are known as tonsil stones. Since the symptoms they cause never degenerate into anything more serious, medical professionals don’t usually put much emphasis into diagnosing them. However, just…

Baby Vomiting After Eating

When does my doctor need to be involved? Call your doctor if your baby’s vomiting is persistent or uncontrollable. This includes a baby who continues to vomit despite an empty stomach (called dry heaving) or who continues to vomit over several hours, unable to tolerate any liquids. Call if the colour of the vomit is…