Medical Articles

Can Plagiocephaly Be Treated in Adults?

These days it’s common to see babies with flat heads, and you might have even seen one or two sporting funny looking helmets to correct the deformity. But what if you have reached adulthood with a flat spot on your head, having been born at a time when knowledge of this condition was limited? Can…

Crystal Healing For Sore Throats

With the cold and flu season upon us, we all have a tendency to get sore throats as a side effect. These can sometimes be painful and can annoy even the most patient people when coming down with a cold. There are some alternatives to tradition throat sprays and lozenges that can help ease the…

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.…