Medical Articles

Facts About Shingles in the Eyes

Many people do not know that it is possible to get shingles in the eyes. The reason for this could be that this condition is quite rare, but it is a serious one. The condition occurs when one of the nerves in the eye is infected by the varicella zoster virus, the same virus which…

Blepharospasm: That Blinkety-Blink Movement Disorder

The range of ailments falling under the umbrella-term of “abnormal involuntary movement disorders” is diverse and includes conditions as different from each other as Parkinson’s disease, restless legs syndrome and blepharospasm. Cases of blepharospasm, like those of other movement disorders, often go unrecognized or are blamed on other causes. The term “blepharospasm” is the sum…

Diabetes Research – Type 1 and Type 2

Diabetes is known as a rich person’s disease, and it has seen a dramatic increase in the developed world over the past 30 years. This relatively simple to prevent disease adversely impacts millions of people each year. The impact ranges from the relatively minor inconvenience of dietary changes and insulin injections all the way up…

Psoriasis and Hair Loss

Psoriasis affects many bodily functions including hair loss. Having the ailment is bad enough, but not knowing what to do to cope with it makes it worse. One of the areas of most concern is the scalp, hair loss prevention or restoration. Learn what you can do to help with hair loss prevention and how…

What Are The Symptoms Of Bipolar Disorder?

Exploring the Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder The very first step in dealing with bipolar disorder and those that have it is to get a good understanding of the symptoms. There are four different type of mood episodes, each with their own unique symptoms. Mania Person feels all-powerful. May have hallucinations or delusions of grandeur. Euphoria…

Depression – Can Energy Healing Help Heal Depression?

Can’t fight your way out of the depressions box? Can energy healing help heal depression? Absolutely! Read on and consider one of the energy healing modalities (Brennan Healing, Healing Touch, Reiki) as part of your healing plan. Everything you see, hear, taste, smell, touch has a vibration. A low music note is a different vibration…

Fear of Snakes – How to Overcome Phobia of Snakes Easily

Many people harbor fears of snakes. There are obvious reasons for this. These reptiles are well-known for the deadly venom of their bite. Although most species of snake do not have a poisonous bite, the ones that do have effectively determined snakes’ overall reputation. In addition to their bite, many snakes have a frightening style…

Anxiety, GERD and Finding Relief

Everyone who suffers from GERD (acid reflux) knows that what can cause problems for them might not be a problem for someone else with the same condition. Some foods bother some while other people can eat them with no problems. Some have to stay away from alcohol while others aren’t effected by it. The same…

Tips for Using Ice Therapy on Strains and Sprains

Using ice for acute soft tissue injuries is a standard first-line measure and it is even used in the rehabilitation of chronic injuries. Also called cryotherapy, immediate ice application after a strain or sprain can decrease swelling and pain, which hastens recovery and prevents further injury. The acute phase of an injury is the first…