Medical Articles

Tonsils Swollen – How to Treat Tonsil Infection?

Are your tonsils white and swollen? Does it feel like someone has injected your throat with a vile of bee stings causing your throat to swell up like a balloon? If so, then you most likely have a tonsil infection. Tonsil infections are usually classified into a bacterial or a viral infection. The most common…

Nursing Care Plan – Diabetes

Bellow you will find a copy of one of the nursing care plans for type 2 diabetes authored by myself (a registered nurse manager). An detailed commentary by myself can be found below the nursing care plan. Please read through the care plan to better understand standards of type 2 diabetes care. Please refer to…

Obesity: Did You Know?

Obese individuals have a 50 to 100 percent increased risk of death from all causes, compared with normal-weight individuals. Most of the increased risk is due to cardiovascular causes. Obesity can shorten your life by 9 years. 18 million days of work are lost through sickness due to obesity, and it costs the English NHS…

How to Treat Face Rashes

If there is a kind of rashes that you might want to avoid, that would be face rashes. Facial rashes are the most difficult rashes to deal with as it is unsightly, uncomfortable, and it will surely affect your social activities (at least for a few days). What causes facial rashes? A skin rash, often…

Crusty Moles

Crusty moles usually happen for one of two reasons. One; it has begun to dry out, or it has become infected. It is very easy to tell the difference between these two situations. If your mole is drying out it might appear crusty, but it will also be dry. You should not see any leakage…

Erythrodermic Psoriasis – Symptoms and Treatment

Erythrodermic psoriasis is a medical disorder that affects the skin severely and causes it to be red, itch, swell, bleed, and form scale or flake etc. This medical condition is a rare but very serious reoccurring skin disorder caused by an inflammation of the skin cells due to abnormalities in the immune system. Psoriasis is…

How to Deal With the Negative Side Effects of a Detox

When you go through a detox strange and sometimes unpleasant things happen to your body. During a detox, your mind and body gets a chance to relax and release the build up of harmful toxins, bacteria and parasites stored in your body organs and fat tissues. These toxins and harmful bacteria enter your body through…

Depression – Common Drug Treatments

In some cases of depression, a patient is able to be successfully treated by seeing a therapist. In these relatively mild cases, the patient is suffering through some conflict or problem and just needs somebody with whom to discuss these problems. After weeks, months, or sometimes, even years of doing this, the patient is able…

Cacomorphobia – Shocking Fear Of Fat People

Having a fear of fat people just sounds too strange and bazaar. This weird phobia actually exists and has a scientific name. The scientific name given to this weird phobia is cacomorphobia. Cacomorphobia doesn’t sound like it is related to fat people, but it is. Cacomorphobia is defined as an irrational fear of fat people.…

Anxiety Medicine – Atypical Antipsychotics

Anxiety is a normal response to a threat or to psychologic stress and is experienced occasionally by everyone. Anxiety that is severe or frequent enough to warrant medication involves a state of chronic but fluctuating nervousness that is inappropriate severe for a person situation.   Recently a new category of antipsychotic medications has started to…

Treatment For Sleep Deprivation – Insomnia Treatments

The search for the perfectly effective treatment for sleep deprivation or insomnia has brought about some interesting breakthroughs in this field of study. For one thing, subliminal audio therapy just simply doesn’t work, at least not beyond psychosomatically, to affect a cure for this stressful malady. Self affirmations as well… well, that whole concept should…

Dog Paws – Removing Ingrown Nails

One of the painful problems your dog can experience is ingrown nails. This can be excruciating for your canine companion. If this problem is not detected early, it can cause complications to dog paws that will make the situation much worse. If you walk your dog regularly, this problem is less likely to happen. If…