Medical Articles

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…

Stumbling Forward and Finding Your Way

As a small business owner, it's never a bad idea to learn from other successful entrepreneurs and business leaders. For example, consider this quote from Richard P. Carlton, former CEO of 3M: "Our company has, indeed, stumbled onto some of its new products. But never forget that you can only stumble if you're moving ."…

Cold Sore Healing

Cold sore healing is just one phase of a cold sore episode. There are several stages of an outbreak. They are: 1.   The prickling stage 2.   The inflammation stage 3.   The blister stage 4.   The weeping stage 5.   The scabbing stage 6.   The shedding stage 7.   The fading stage   1. The Prickling Stage: When…

The Importance of a Healthy Diabetes Diet

When a person is first diagnosed with diabetes, diet becomes an important part of their lives. This is why many diabetics visit with a dietician when they get diagnosed with diabetes. Even though medications and insulin are available, diet is still an important thing to pay attention to as a diabetic. For those with diabetes,…

Dangers of Childhood Obesity

It's difficult to turn on the TV these days without seeing a report on just how unhealthy our kids are. The number of children who are dangerously overweight, practically obese, has skyrocketed in recent years. What's the Danger? An obese child has a 70% larger risk of becoming an obese adult, and closer to 80%…

Good Skin Care in a Bad Economy

This economy has been quoted as being one of the hardest financial times in our history. Many have had to cut back on their favorite skin care products just to help them make ends meet. But do we have to sacrifice good skin care and the wonderful benefits that we get from our favorite products?…

Should You Change Your Antidepressants to Avoid Side Effects?

If you are experiencing troubling side effects from your antidepressant, your first course of action could have been to try a different medication. Wellbutrin and Serzone, two of the newer antidepressants, have different side effects and a completely different mode of action from SSRIs, tricyclics, and MAO inhibitors. They are not associated with weight gain…

Enjoy Life More Without Sleep Deprivation

You may not even know how much sleep deprivation is affecting your life right now. You may wonder why you're having trouble completing a task at work that used to be easy for you. Friends may notice an edge of irritability that is surprising given your normal disposition. Or you may even notice that you're…

Top 4 Ways of Getting Rid of Skin Tags at Home

You can always get a doctor to get rid of your skin tags; however, because it is generally considered a cosmetic problem, many insurance companies won’t cover the procedure. This leaves you paying a large bill for what is considered a fairly simple process. Before you head off to the doctors office, why not try…