Medical Articles

The Causes of Paralysis

After a serious accident or illness, an individual may be left with paralysis.  Paralysis is the loss of muscle function, which renders an individual unable to use parts of his or her body.  Typically, the loss of muscle function will significantly alter an individual’s way of life. An individual may suffer paralysis in a number…

Lower Back Pain Sciatica Or Piriformis Muscle Syndrome?

Do you suffer from sciatica? The intense pain of this unpleasant condition is often associated with back pain generally. However the symptoms of sciatica, dull or sometimes sharp pains, throbbing sensations and other discomfort running anywhere between the buttock and the foot, can be the result of more than one physical problem. One obvious cause…

Ways To Treat Trigeminal Neuralgia

Trigeminal neuralgia is a condition that affects the nervous system of the body. It can cause extreme pain in the facial region and it is a nightmare to the various individuals who have this medical condition. This article will look at the different ways that are available to treat this condition. Trigeminal Neuralgia can become…

Thiamine (Vitamin B1) How, Why and When to Supplement

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) Sources and Physiologic Functions Requirements and Sources: Pork, whole grains, and legumes are the richest sources of thiamine. Outer layers of seeds are particularly rich in this vitamin. Populations at Risk: The populations most at risk of developing a thiamine deficiency are chronic alcoholics in Western countries and those with an over…

Home Remedy For Cold Sores That Works Fast!

After dealing with severe cold sores for years and years, I finally figured out a home remedy for cold sores that works fast. Because there is no way to rid your body of the Herpes virus, it is important that you know a few tips and tricks to help you quickly heal the sores– and…

Diabetes – Foods To Eat And Avoid

What one eats is very important from the point of view of his health. The chief concern while monitoring and controlling diabetes is to see that the sugar level does not cross the normal range. This means that one needs to cut down on certain types of food and consume regularly those foods, which are…

Obesity – My Story

Please allow me to share my near death experience of being morbidly obese with you. And although I took control of my life and turned my obesity around, I still shortened my life expectancy considerably, due to an enlarged heart, caused by extremely high blood pressure. I am writing this article with the hope of…