Medical Articles

Smegma: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Dead skin cells and sebum oils combine beneath the penis foreskin, and appear as small white lumps. This is known as smegma. While it may be alarming when first noticed, it is a natural occurrence and helps to promote lubrication between the glans and the foreskin. Smegma should be removed through normal washing processes, but…

Unleash the Power of Your Menstrual Cycle

On my 12th birthday, at 7:12 pm God gave me the second greatest gift that any girl could ever want. I got my period. My first greatest gift was my boobs and I had already had them; so I was pretty damn happy. I read the book, “Are You There God it’s Me, Margaret,” twice…

Cirrhosis – When the Liver Finally Loses the Battle

People other than health-care professionals who are directly involved with trying to save the lives of alcoholics have no concept of the agony, destruction, degradation, and just plain waste caused by this disease. The following article is definitely not for the ‘faint of heart, but if you want a feel for what really happens when…

How to Stop Vomiting – Foods to Avoid

There are many reasons why people vomit and many wan to learn how to stop from vomiting. Before you try to stop vomiting you need to try to determine why you or someone else is vomiting in the first place. Most vomiting is due to diarrhea, cholera or food poisoning. Vomiting can sometimes be caused…

Food Poisoning Dangers

Food Poisoning Food poisoning is one of the most uncomfortable illnesses that one can develop. This disease, which typically only lasts for 24 to 48 hours, causes severe digestive system discomfort in its victims. People can get food poisoning through the ingestion of contaminated foods or by coming into contact with someone else that has been infected.…

Vitamins For Ulcer

In the past people suffering from peptic ulcers were restricted from taking small amount of bland food and milk regularly. Researches however showed that this in no way helps in decreasing the recurrence of ulcers. However, a diet rich of fibers may minimize the chances of developing ulcers, and will help in fast healing of…

How to Fix Hormone Imbalance For Women’s Health

There is a directly proportional relationship between hormone imbalance and women’s health. As long as hormones are in adequate levels, cells, tissues, organs and systems will function properly and the body will be able to combat stress, fight disease and recovery better. There are several natural methods to help attain optimum health by balancing hormones.…

How to Fix Hormone Imbalance For Women’s Health

There is a directly proportional relationship between hormone imbalance and women’s health. As long as hormones are in adequate levels, cells, tissues, organs and systems will function properly and the body will be able to combat stress, fight disease and recovery better. There are several natural methods to help attain optimum health by balancing hormones.…

Do You Have Gastritis?

Contrary to common belief, gastritis is not a single disease but rather several different conditions. “Gastritis” simply means “inflammation of the stomach,” and stomach inflammation can be caused by a variety of factors. When the stomach becomes inflamed, it is because something has happened to irritate the stomach lining. Gastritis can be mild or severe,…

Edema and Lymph Edema Compared

Both, lymph edema and edema involve swelling, but there is a vast difference in these conditions. Edema is generally the body’s reaction to an injury which manifests as fluid retention in the body tissues. Once the healing process starts, the edema reduces as the accumulated fluids move out of the affected area. An injury or…

Rheumatic Heart Disease – Effects and Causes

Rheumatic heart disease Rheumatic heart disease occurs as a result of heart damage from rheumatic fever. This damage to the valves or muscular tissue of the heart is caused by rheumatic fever. This usually occurs in early life, usually between 6-12 years of age. Early manifestations of this rheumatic heart disease which may occur singly…