Medical Articles

Colon Cancer Polyps

Often, colon cancer begins as a small cluster of cells known as “colon polyps.” While benign at first, some of these polyps may become cancerous over time. Doctors routinely perform a colonoscopy to check for polyps once a patient is over 50 and they may advocate the removal of polyps, if found. While there is…

Calcified Fibroid – Older Women

While fibroids occur in the uterus, older women are more prone to develop a calcified fibroid. Women that are going through or have gone through menopause experience a decrease in estrogen. While this might be good at alleviating some of the other symptoms of fibroids like the heavy menstrual bleeding, it can also lead to…

What Causes Cysts in Your Home Drinking Water?

Do you have cysts in your home drinking water? Here you will learn everything that there is to know about the cysts that may be present in your home drinking water supply. Below is a simple question and answer format that should give you a better understanding of the subject. • What are Cysts, Anyway?…

Is Oral Thrush Contagious?

Oral thrush or yeast infection of the mouth is very uncomfortable and disgusting to have. It can also spread itself to the throat and lips. Oral thrush is caused by excessive activity of candida Albicans yeast in the body. Candida is present in small quantities in everyone, but when they increase in numbers, they result…

Hepatitis Contagion in a Public Bathroom

For many people, the thought of using a public bathroom can be distressing and uncomfortable – and with good reason. Public bathrooms have a reputation for being one of the easiest places to pick up unwanted germs and viruses, and viral hepatitis is just one of many viruses to be aware of. Although there are…

Obesity, Alcohol & Liver Disease

The information in this column is intended for informational purposes only, and does not constitute medical advice or recommendations by the author. Please consult with your physician before making any lifestyle or medication changes, or if you have any other concerns regarding your health. OBESITY, ALCOHOL & LIVER DISEASE Chronic liver disease, including cirrhosis, is…

5 Treatment Options For Canine Struvite Crystals

If you’ve ever had a dog suffer from canine struvite crystals, aka bladder stones, you probably know how stressful the experience can be. It’s important to spot the problem early in order to treat it timely and prevent it from getting worse. If struvite crystals keep your dog from urinating for even just a few…

A Dog Will Return to His Vomit

How gross and revolting, but it is from the Bible teaching us the importance of standing firm in our commitment to the Lord. Let’s look at these verses on the subject. 2 Peter 2:20-21 “If they have escaped the corruption of this world by knowing our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and are again entangled…

Food Poisoning a Real International Terrorist Threat

In Iraq insurgents used food-poisoning to attack the Iraqi Police and we can be sure that this is one tactic that the International Terrorists will try to use on US Citizens. Why should we be so sure, well because the International Terrorists are so predictable that it should seem rather obvious? You see, Food Poisoning…

How to Get Rid of Mouth Ulcers Quickly

Depending on the type of mouth ulcer you contracted, they can cause levels of pain so severe that it’s impossible to eat or talk regularly. In this article, we examine the common types of mouth ulcers and ways in which you can treat them at home. There are three common types of mouth ulcers: minor,…

Can Stress and Anxiety Cause Hemorrhoids?

Stress and anxiety can be a root cause of hemorrhoids developing. Natural home remedy cures, over the counter products, and surgery are effective ways to treat, cure, and remove a hemorrhoid. To prevent piles from returning it is important to understand how to stop stress and anxiety from causing inflammation in the anal region. Internal…

7 Quick Home Heartburn Remedies

7 Quick Home Heartburn Remedies Finding a home remedy for heartburn is not difficult; you just have to know where to look! When you feel that pain in your chest starting to hit, there are natural heartburn remedies around the house that will provide you with instant relief. Whether you don’t have medication or choose…

Acid Reflux – What to Drink for It

Some people think ahead, and plan a drink with meals that will help avoid acid reflux. Others Wait, and look for a drink that will relieve acid reflux. Whichever your style, here are a few tips on what to drink for acid reflux. Acid Reflux – What Not to Drink There are four beverages you…

The Effects of Caffeine

Caffeine causes a general increase in metabolic rate, it increase heart rate, blood pressure, the rate of breathing, and increases muscular activity or temperature or both, it stimulates the secretion of acid from the stomach, and usually acts as a diuretic. In general, its affects are those of a stimulant increasing alertness and stimulating many…