Fibromyalgia Symptoms & Associated Conditions

Fibromyalgia (FM) has a wide range of symptoms and overlapping conditions!  It is easy to mistake one condition or symptom for another.  FM, along with these other relating factors, is often misdiagnosed and misunderstood. FM is characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain and weakness.  The American College of Rheumatology established a guideline for diagnosis in 1990. …

Asthma – A Simple Guide

Asthma is a common, multi-factorial respiratory condition that is associated with episodes of coughing and various degrees of breathing difficulty. It affects about 1 in 4 urban children, and can lead to death in serious cases. Asthma is characterized by chronic 'background' inflammation of the upper to mid airways (bronchi), resulting in congested, mucous filled…

Swollen Feet – Causes and Treatments

Copyright (c) 2010 Benjamin Marble Some people have a problem with feet. They think feet are ugly, or ‘gross,’ or some other such nonsense. Now, every podiatrist knows that feet are one of the most interesting and beautiful parts of the human body. However, there are times when feet just don’t look the way they…

The Irreversible Damage of Loud Noises

Prolonged listening to loud music with time will damage your hearing forever. In our modern society we walk around, bike, jog or even sleep with our Walkman headsets on all the time. All those headsets are equipped with sound blasters which can be turned on to a high decibels frequency of over 85 dB at…

Psoriasis: the Benefits and the Dangers of the Sun

What do we know about the influence of the sun on psoriasis? Does the sun improve or worsen  psoriasis? Is the affect of the sunlight same in all the people with psoriasis? The majority of the people with psoriasis (about 95%) report that the exposure to the sun helps them in their psoriasis treatment. The…

How to Become More Innovative

Can you be more innovative? To be honest, I don’t know. I think 40 percent of the population can never be good at innovating, regardless what they do. The 10% population are born to innovate. They always knew what they want to do and how they can achieve it. The rest of 50 percent could…

About the Malfunction of the Gallbladder

The gallbladder is situated in the upper right side of the abdomen, under the liver and above the duodenum. Its function is to transport the bile produced by the liver into the small intestine when needed. Bile is requested after eating because it is used in the process of digestion. Until then, the bile remains…

Life – Blessedness and Happiness

To be blessed is the main source of highest happiness. A great Saint said, "The man of perfect virtues has three sources of happiness: that his parents and siblings are still living, he feels righteous even before God, and he surrounds himself with talented people and is able to educate them. On the street, the…

The Not-So-Common Cold

How on earth can there be such a term as "the common cold". My colds, I have found, are quite common. Some sneak in and I go from well to sick in a flash. Others begin with sneezing and a runny nose and then they burst into hacking coughing spasms. At other times I cough…

Breast Cancer: Causes and Prevention

Cancer has been one of the leading illnesses in our present time. In fact, in the latest report from Reuters, patients infected with this disease has increased by 8.2M in the year 2012. One of the leading cancer illnesses that has been reported is breast cancer. In the U.S. alone, it has been found that…