Medical Articles

Cold Sore Scabs – A Few Helpful Tips

It’s never fun having a cold sore, and some people suffer from outbreak after outbreak. As if the sore wasn’t bad enough in itself, and just when you start thinking you’re on the mend, an ugly yellow crust, or scab, forms. On most of your body, a scab means that the pain goes away. However,…

Scalp Psoriasis

Scalp psoriasis is a serious issue to sufferers of psoriasis. Scalp psoriasis can be found in up to half of all psoriasis sufferers. The condition can range anywhere from a fine dandruff-like flaking of the skin on the scalp to severe plaques the cover much of the scalp and extend into the areas of the…

Dust Mite Allergy: Best Over the Counter Allergy Medicine

Typically, minor dust mite allergy symptoms begin with inflammation of the nasal passage. Often any minor agitation like this can be stopped immediately by leaving the area or going outside. If you do feel symptoms worsening such as itchy and watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing and/or coughing it is best to take action so symptoms…

Dealing With Your Clinical Depression Issues

It is inevitable that everyone will experience some degree of depression at some time in their life. There is, however, a tremendous difference in, circumstantial depression and clinical depression. It is normal for a person who experiences a sudden tragic event or loss to feel the temporary sting of depression. Depression is one of your…

Insomnia Help – How Alcohol Causes Insomnia

Many people like to drink wine, beer or other alcoholic beverages after work or in the evening, and because of the muscle (and mind) relaxation that occurs, may believe that alcohol helps them sleep. Ironically, while a few drinks may bring on a sleepy state, they will disrupt the normal sleep cycle and create very…

Metatarsalgia/Pain In The Ball Of The Foot

A very common cause of metatarsalgia is Morton’s neuroma, which is a growth on a nerve. T his growth usually occurs at the 3rd plantar interdigital nerve that innervates the toes. It can however affect other nerves. Morton’s neuroma occurs most often unilaterally rather than bilaterally (one foot), and is more common in women than…

Is Your Liver Detox Pointless?

If you rely on the Internet for information about health and graceful aging, you’ve undoubtedly heard it a thousand times by now: You need to detox your liver to achieve vitality and longevity. And that’s true, to a degree… except… you’re most likely putting the cart before the horse. OK, before I explain what’s really…

Your Treatment Options For Colon Issues

I never set out to be as knowledgeable as I have recently become about colon surgery. But if you want to know the real lowdown on a procedure, ask someone who has gone through it. First a few basics: The colonoscopy is the gold standard for detecting colon issues. If you wait until you have…

Fibroid Tumor Symptoms – What Are They?

At times, fibroid tumor symptoms go unnoticed in women, and for some, they affect everyday life dramatically. They often grow in groups, and can be little as a pea, or as big as a grapefruit. They most often occur before menopause, and effect 80% of the female population. Main fibroid tumor symptoms are: 1. Pain…

Complex Ovarian Cysts – 3 Common Types

A complex ovarian cyst can be quite a painful and annoying medical problem and affects millions of women around the world. Although many women go undiagnosed with this problem, many women also seek treatment due to the suffering that they go through. An ovarian cyst is a fluid filled sac that is most often attached…