Medical Articles

The Most Important Weapon for Women's Self-Defense

I've been reading a lot of articles recently about women's self-defense, and what women need in order to protect themselves recently. Collapsible batons, pepper sprays, tazers, and even guns are all regularly espoused as the most important thing a modern woman needs to carry at all times in order to ensure her safety. But there's…

DASHing Toward Lower Blood Pressure

Regular check-ups with your physician will allow you to keep on top of your current blood pressure. As you age, it’s common for blood pressure to be become consistently high; this is known as hypertension. There are several risk factors for hypertension you can control, such as quitting smoking, being physically active, and maintaining a…

Giardia and Companion Cats and Dogs

Giardia is a zoonotic protozoan parasite that can infect both humans and their companion pets. It is transmitted through ingestion of the cyst form of the Giardia species. There are several species of this parasite that companion pet owners need to be aware of. When categorized into spacific species, there are two that are infectious…

Obese Or Overweight? It May Not Be Your Fault!

Obesity The Scale of the Problem Since 1980 the number of obese adults has nearly tripled, over half of all men and a staggering two thirds of all women are now exclusively overweight or obese, and these numbers are rising rapidly. The rise is such that the problem has been officially reclassified as "The Obesity…

Some Procedures on How to Remove Skin Tags

Removing skin tags varies with each person. How to remove skin tags is often done at the doctor's office, although this can be costly and a bit painful. They generally freeze the skin tag off and leave behind a nice little scar to remind you of where the skin tag once was, an undesirable thing,…

Do Women Go Bald?

Women can lose their hair, but it is rare that a woman will go completely bald like some men will. That should be comforting but when you are the woman whose hair is thinning or falling out it doesn’t feel that way. Hair is important to a woman’s self confidence and we spend a lot…

Hair Loss Management Advice

When hair that was once healthy and voluminous starts to deteriorate and fall out many men and women can feel helpless and powerless, this can cause a great amount of stress and anxiety for many people. This article will explain some preventive steps and what you can do to replenish damaged hair. First of all…

How to Gain Confidence in Your Speech

For many people, the difficult part of a speech is not writing it; rather, it is presenting their speech. Especially for beginning public speakers, the prospect of presenting a speech to an audience, large or small, is terrifying. Although the most effective way to gain confidence in your speaking is to give speeches to many…

How to Diagnose Numb Feet Caused by Neuropathy

Diagnosis of numb feet and other symptoms of peripheral neuropathy can be difficult. Diagnosis of the neuropathy helps in the type of neuropathy treatment required to manage symptoms and providing pain relief. The physician can take down history such as when did the first symptom appeared and the occurrence of these symptoms were sudden or…

Free Online University Education

Everyone wants something free. Well probably the best thing you could get for free that has some value is an Education. Now thanks to the internet everyone can get a free University education – in just about any discipline you like. However do not expect an accreditation. Ever hear the expression: “Nothing in Life is…

The Signs and Symptoms of Gingivitis

Your dental health is important, and it takes quite a bit of upkeep. The truth is that gingivitis is incredibly common, and it can hit just about anyone. In fact, most people at one time or another will find that they develop a case of gingivitis. Despite its commonality many people do not know how…

Tinnitus Retraining Therapy

Tinnitus retraining therapy is one emerging effective treatment for tinnitus. Various therapeutic methods are used to treat that constant ringing and whooshing in your ears but this therapy is worth a try. If you are experiencing this symptom, then you should read on. What is tinnitus? Tinnitus is a symptom diagnosed by an internal ringing,…