Medical Articles

What is Acid Reflux Disease?

Acid reflux disease, also known as Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease, or GERD, is a common ailment, affecting between 5%-7% of the population. In order to understand what GERD is it is important to be familiar with how the esophagus works. A long muscular tube, the esophagus carries food and liquid from the mouth to the stomach.…

Brain Diseases – Meningitis Overview

Infections are responsible for the inflammation of the brain. These infections can be parasitic or fungal but bacteria and viral infections are more common. Inflammation will depend of the infected region. Common cases include spinal cord inflammation (myelitis), inflammation of the meninges (meningitis) and inflammation of the brain (encephalitis). When the brain swells, it pushes…

A Mind With Clairvoyance

Clairvoyance is a topic on most of the people’s mind. Many people believe that clairvoyance is a trait which is seen in cinemas mostly but the reality is, thousands of people around the world are blessed with this unique ability. Before understanding how it helps in eliminating negative influence from the life we need to…

Life Insurance Fraud

Life insurance fraud is a black eye on both life insurance companies and life insurance customers. Both parties have been guilty of life insurance fraud and will be again–especially since, sadly, fraud seems to be on the rise according to most statistical measures. Research by the non-profit The Coalition Against Insurance Fraud concludes that life…

On the Nature of Matter and Mind

Matter is in constant activity though we may not perceive it directly. Matter is " active " (moving, rotating, spinning, twisting, vibrating, evolving, growing, expanding, exchanging, transforming, etc.) within and through space. This activity of matter found in our environments exhibits itself in various events , sequential changes, and observations that we call " events"…

Light Therapy for Depression

Wondering how light therapy could alleviate depression? Read on. Natural light (sunlight) has been used for centuries to cure certain disorders in the body. In fact, it is considered very sacred and holy in some traditions. The power of light is many-fold. It can directly stimulate the nerves of the brain and bring about numerous…

HIV and AIDS Testing

What are HIV and AIDS? Is there a person who has not heard HIV (which stands for Human immunodeficiency Virus)? We highly doubt this fact. HIV has been first discovered in 1981, and it is assumed that as of January 2006, it has killed more than 25 million people. Infection with HIV can occur through…

An Integrated Approach to Treat Depression

Depression, anxiety, phobias and mental health feature almost daily in the media and it appears that depression is fast becoming one of the biggest problems experienced within society. These conditions increasingly affect people living in the modern world and research has led to estimates that at least 17% of the adult population have had, or…

Course and Prognosis – Skin Disorders

Pruritus disappears quickly after treatment in most individuals. No new lesions develop, and all evidence of infestation ordinarily disappears within 7 to 14 days. Approximately 20% of patients, however, are apparent treatment failures. In about half of these patients new lesions continue to appear, and one must assume that either therapy has been inadequately carried…

Health Benefits of Drinking Flavored Water

Drinking plenty of water can cure most of your body problems. A person should at least drink 6 to 8 glasses of water each day. As water is tasteless, many people find it difficult to drink that much water. Their problem can be solved if they add flavored drops in the water. Nowadays, in a…

Easy Fixes for an Overflowing Toilet

A toilet overflow can waste gallons of water in a day and cost you extra money in the form of a water bill. It can also greatly increase the chances of mold in the bathroom. If you want to save money, you must fix a running toilet quickly. Anyone can fix most overflow toilet problems…

Are You at Risk For Meningitis?

Yes, you are. Anyone can get meningitis. The highest risk groups, though, include: 1. Travelers (especially out of the country). 2. College students (especially freshmen). 3. Adolescents and pre-teens. Did you know that 10% of people infected with meningitis will die? And some of those who do not die will experience a long-term disability (deafness…