Medical Articles

Do You Know What Kick Started Your Leaky Gut?

This is Part 1 of a 3 Part Series explaining exactly how Leaky Gut develops and progresses. There are probably many of you reading my articles and wondering to yourself, what is Leaky Gut? If you fall into this category then this article is for you! Without getting into the causes of it let’s take…

An Introduction To Gall Bladder Cholesterolosis

The biliary system is usually affected by gallbladder cholesterolosis, which causes changes on the gallbladder wall because of high levels of cholesterol. Te main reason for this condition is chemical imbalance in the bile and unnatural functioning of the gall bladder which causes the cholesterol to get deposited in the gallbladder walls. This condition has…

Ovarian Cysts – How to Deal With the Pain

If you have an ovarian cyst, then you know exactly the type of pain that is involved. You know how badly it hurts and how no matter what you try, you just can’t get rid of it. You can barely sit without feeling the pain and lying down doesn’t make matters any better. No matter…

Breastfeeding Thrush – The Most Common Causes

Taking care of a newborn is hard enough without having to contend with thrush! Whether you experience itching, soreness while nursing, or even stabbing pains deep within your breast ducts, breastfeeding thrush can be difficult, to say the least. Sometimes your baby may have symptoms and sometimes not. When your baby has white patches of…

Steatohepatitis Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

Steotohepatitis is the inflammation of the liver due to the over accumulation of fat in the liver. This disease is also known as the fatty liver acid disease and is common amongst alcoholics. It is also frequently observed among obese persons and those who have diabetes and other metabolic syndromes. The accumulation of fat in…

Salt Causes Water Retention

Salt Can Cause Water Retention One of the most common causes of water retention is too much salt in your diet.   Too much salt in the diet may cause brief episodes of water retention.  By lowering sodium content in your diet you can reduce your water retention, also known as Edema. You shouldn’t completely reduce…

How To Save A Heart Attack Victim Using DRSABCD

DRSABCD is a First Aid acronym to remember the steps to revive a non breathing patient. They refer to Danger, Response, Send (for help), Airway, Breathing, CPR, Defibrillation. These resuscitation guidelines are useful for training purposes. It should be noted that during an emergency, should you forget the individual steps in DRSABCD, any actions taken…

A Paradoxical Double Life

For thirteen years, in the late nineteenth century, Clarence King lived a paradoxical double life, one as a bachelor white man and one as a married black man. The first question that comes to one’s mind is, “How is that possible?” During the late nineteenth century, after the abolition of slavery, a number of laws…

Fibroid Tumors – What Are They?

What is a Uterine Fibroid Tumor? The word tumor simply means a “swelling.” There are many kinds of tumors. They are named according to the tissues involve, such as glandular, muscular, fibrous, fatty, etc., and there are also cancerous tumors. Fortunately, fibroids are non cancerous tumors. Any one of these tumors may enlarge rapidly and…