Medical Articles

Spina Bifida

Spina bifida is a congenital disorder that affects roughly 1,500 newborn infants in the US every year. It is characterized by an embryonic neural tube that has failed to close completely. Some of the vertebrae may be only partially formed, causing an opening where bones failed to fuse. This gap in the spinal bones becomes…

The Truth About Neurontin and Fibromyalgia

Neurontin for Everything How does a drug company take an unproven, worthless, and potentially dangerous drug like Neurontin, and turn it into a billion dollar blockbuster? Through deceit, lies, and bribery reports New York Times health writer and author Melody Peterson. Peterson, in her book "Our Daily Meds," reveals the chicanery, pseudoscience and greed behind…

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Generalized anxiety disorder is the most common type of anxiety disorder in which a person experiences excessive anxiety, tension and anxiety in almost all the work that he does. Although there is no laboratory test that suggests generalized anxiety disorder, diagnosis is done when this excessive lasts at least half a day for six months…

Diabetes Compllications and Prevention

Diabetes complications and thoughts on them is the most difficult part of coping with this condition. It is common knowledge that at least 40% of type 2 diabetics will acquire another disease because of it. But this does not need to happen. There are things one can do to prevent these coming or at least…

Child Obesity Increases

Currently our society is showing clear evidence of an increase in child obesity. Recent research has highlighted that rates of obesity in some sections of society have more than doubled. Unfortunately amongst children the rate has tripled. The increase has been blamed on parents and carers who generally do not do enough to encourage healthy…

Effective Itchy Face Remedies

Looking for itchy face remedies? Indeed, there is not a feeling worse than itchy skin. But you are well aware that scratching may provide temporary relief now, but it can do your skin a lot of harm in the long run. Below are some natural yet effective remedies to get rid of those itchy skin…

How to Eliminate Dry Skin Naturally

Everyone wants smooth, glowing beautiful skin! How many of us can say that we actually posses it? We purchase countless products, undergo expensive treatments and still suffer with dry, flaky or "ashy" skin. In order to see a long lasting change, you must examine your lifestyle. Take time to consider what impact your diet, sleeping…

Symptoms of a Dog Food Allergy

Over the past couple of years I have had the privilege of living with two wonderful dogs. Like most people that I know, dogs are not perfect. It's unfortunate that mine have dog food allergies. I've seen firsthand the symptoms of what a food allergy can do to a dog. Now I like to help…

What To Do When Having An Anxiety Attack

For many people, the scariest times of their life are when they're having anxiety attacks. When going through a panic attack you may feel symptoms such as lightheadedness, heart palpitations, dizziness, hyperventilation, and complete disorientation with reality. Because of this confusion, and these extremely uncomfortable feelings, everyone who's experienced this sort of thing just once,…

Masturbate Before Sex to Prolong Ejaculation?

When asking someone how to prolong ejaculation during sex, the most common answer or "advice" you will get is, masturbate before having sex. BUT, does this really work? Is this effective? I've personally tried it and this is what I have to say about it. Your experience might not be the same, but this is…

Yeast Infection Mouth Symptoms, Causes, Treatments and Cure

Yeast infection mouth symptoms can be hugely embarrassing in social company, as well as being very discomforting. 'Thrush' as ​​it is also called is fairly common, particularly among users of inhalers, denture wearers, babies, diabetes sufferers, folks on antibiotics, smokers, and people with certain serious medical conditions. Here, as well as yeast infection mouth symptoms,…

Laugh Your Way to a Healthy Heart

There is truth in the old adage that says, “Laughter is the best medicine”. And in so many cases, laughter has indeed cured a lot of ailing patients – just by injecting humor in their daily lives. This is especially true for the elderly who feel left out in a fast-paced world. Laughter, aside from…