Medical Articles

Are Parents to Blame For Childhood Obesity?

 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over the past three decades the obesity rate for children between the ages of 6-11 has tripled. As a result the cases of childhood Type 2 diabetes has exploded, as has the number of cases of bone and joint problems caused by excessive weight.  Our super-sized…

Fear of Flying and The Fear of Heights

It is obvious why someone with the fear of heights would also have a fear of flying. The real question should be, can you cure it? If your phobia of heights keeps you from doing what you want and going where you want to go, then it's time to take action! If you have a…

Black Fingernail

If you have a black fingernail, you may be wondering whether it is caused by a fungal infection under the nail. This may well be the case, however, other things can cause a nail to turn black, so it's important to consider other possibilities and possibly consult your doctor before jumping to conclusions. Fungal infection…

Pancreatic Digestive Enzymes Deficiency

“You are what you eat”. Everybody is familiar with this proverb. And many people take this saying to heart, trying to regularly eat nutritious foods so that they will stay healthy. But for optimal health it is necessary for a body to be able to digest and absorb the nutrients in food. If a person…

Menopause Symptoms

The symptoms that menopausal women report vary broadly. All women experience irregular or shorter periods during the year or so before their periods stop altogether. The majority of women going through menopause also experience hot flashes. These typically begin with a feeling of mild to intense warmth in the upper part of the body, spreading…

A Different View of IVF

How many failed IUI's and IVF's have you had? Four? Five? Seven? Have you heard this "you are producing beautiful embryos, your lining looks great and your husbands sperm is off the charts"? How many failed donor eggs cycles have you had? You may be a victim of poor diagnosis. For example, how many of…

Steps For Treating Yeast Infection With Hydrogen Peroxide

If you catch an infection early enough, this home remedy for treating a yeast infection with hydrogen peroxide will help you rid yourself of that horrible smelling, painfully nasty yeast infection. Here are the steps for treating yeast infection with hydrogen peroxide. The first of the steps for treating yeast infection with hydrogen peroxide is…

Did You Know That Sweat Can Spread Hepatitis?

This information is very important for certain individuals to digest. And sometimes this is also an extremely unfortunate circumstance for someone to find him or her self in. Knowing that you can spread or catch hepatitis through sweat can cause a need for a complete alteration of someone’s lifestyle. Hepatitis B has been found to…

What You Need to Know About Rotavirus Diarrhea

What is rotavirus diarrhea? Rotavirus diarrhea is the diarrhea caused by rotavirus infection. This is the most common cause of diarrhea and death due to diarrhea through the world among infants (below one year of age) and young children below five years of age. But unfortunately more than half (in developing and underdeveloped countries the…

How To Deal With Stress Ulcer Symptoms

A stress ulcer is an ulcer found in the upper gastrointestinal tract. They are usually caused by physical injury, such as surgery, or burns. These ulcers can become very serious, and it is important that you understand what they are and how to treat them correctly. Stress ulcers are a very common ailment, that people…

Understanding Stress – Part 2

Different Types of Stress Most people think that stress is always bad. Nothing can be far from truth! A little stress is absolutely necessary for our survival in this highly competitive world! Thus, we can classify stress into two groups: Eustress: This is the good stress which helps us to improve our performance. For example,…