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Allergies and Children Health Issues

The thought of children health issues can cause any parent to panic. Any parents' main concern is the health of their child and just the thought of having to deal with an ill child can be very heartbreaking. Most children make it through childhood just fine, but some will come in contact with children health…

Where To Find A Good Rabbit Hutch

A good rabbit hutch is a considerable investment and it is well worth researching the different options available. The main considerations when choosing a hutch are size, construction, ease of maintenance and cost. If you are on a limited budget then you need to consider whether a rabbit is the right pet for you as…

How to Heal a Sprained Ankle Quickly

Okay, so you are one of the 25,000 people that sprained their ankle today. You are definitely not alone. And everyone will tell you to elevate your ankle, ice it and rest. Right? That is known as the old RICE routine. Unfortunately, everyone in rehab circles now knows that this form of treatment for a…

What's Good For Bruises?

A breeze is basically damage to the skin which leads to some change in its color. There are three types of bruises: subcutaneous (beneath the skin), intramuscular (in the underling muscle), and periosteal (bone bruise). The main symptoms are pain, swelling, and skin discoloration. Breakage of blood vessels which then leak into the skin cause…

Getting Relief From Hemorrhoids

It's true that many people are embarrassed about hemorrhoids, but in truth they should not be because it's something that most men and women of differenting ages. Hemorrhoids also vary in degrees. Some are more painful than other cases due to various complications. There are even cases where hemorrhoids can cause bleeding. Of course treatment…

What is Duodenal Ulcer and How to Diagnose?

The condition referred to as Duodenal Ulcer is one that typically announces itself as a sharp, severe pain in the upper part of the abdomen (the Epigastrium), appearing when a person is hungry and the stomach is empty. Essentially, duodenal ulcers are caused by too much acid in the stomach; when the acid proves too…

The Anatomy and Progression of Allergies

In this article I am going to take you the reader on a step by step "tour", of how I believe that most Allergies develop. We will start at childhood and work forward. I will use a compilation of all the previously agreed upon and accepted data in the fields of Naturopathy and Clinical Nutrition.…

What Are Gallbladder Polyps?

The gallbladder is an organ that does not have many functions and it is not even important for survival, but it can cause problems. Problems occur when either gallstones or gallbladder polyps form and become too large. This may sound scary, but having polyps does not necessarily mean that any adverse effects will be experienced…

Fibroid – The Basic Facts

Fibroid also known as leiomyoma or myoma, is a non cancerous growth made up of smooth muscles and fibrous tissues within or attached to the wall of the uterus (womb). In recent times, Fibroid has assumed a very popular status due to the problems of infertility so often, but in most cases erroneously, attributed to…

Yeast Infection of Throat – Causes and Symptoms

Yes, you can get a yeast infection of the throat through through oral sex. More often than not, this is how male yeast infections will occur. It can be passed to your throat from your partner and sometimes even back again. That's why you should strive to stop all sexual relationships until a yeast infection…

Dog Hepatitis – Owner's Guide to Hepatitis in Dogs

Hepatitis in dogs is a highly contagious viral disease. It primarily affects the liver. However, it can also affect various other organs. Transmission As you just learned, this disease is caused by a virus. This virus is known as canine adenovirus type 1, or CAV-1 for short. Most dogs get infected when they come into…

Cirrhosis – When the Liver Finally Loses the Battle

People other than health-care professionals who are directly involved with trying to save the lives of alcoholics have no concept of the agony, destruction, degradation, and just plain waste caused by this disease. The following article is definitely not for the 'fault of heart, but if you want a feel for what really happens when…

Salivary Stones – Nonoperative Removal of Sialoliths and Sialodochoplasy of Salivary Duct Strictures

Objective- To describe the nonsurgical removal of sialoliths and treatment of salivary duct strictures. Design- Case series. Setting- Two 200-bed general community hospitals. Patients- Twelve consecutive patients from April 1985 to November 1994 – 8 with calculi, 3 with salivary duct strictures, and 1 with calculi and strictures. Results- Successful nonoperative removal of calculi in…

Swollen Glands, Purging and Your Bulimia

Often when a bulimia sufferer is on the path of recovery, the most distressing sight to witness is the swollen face. Especially when working on bulimia recovery with a resolve to stop vomiting, noticing the swollen glands brings the sufferer back to throwing up in an attempt to bring the swollen neck glands back down.…