Medical Articles

Hepatitis B Causes and Prevention

What is Hepatitis B ? Hepatitis B is a serious liver disease. Hepatitis B is the most common liver infection in the world. In all over world about 350 million people are suffering from hepatitis B virus, of whom, more than 250,000 die from liver-related disease each year. The liver can become inflamed as a…

Is There an Average Kidney Stone Size?

If you have a family history of kidney stones, chances are you are likely to get them yourself. It has been proven that kidney stones or renal stone disease are more commonly formed when there is a family history of them so if your father or mother has had them, it may be worth looking…

Resetting the Dodge PCM

Some jobs can easily be done at home. All you need is a bit of guidance. Resetting the powertrain control module (PCM) is one such task. So what exactly is a PCM? A PCM is basically an ECU or electronic control unit which is commonly used in a motor vehicle. Most often the PCM is…

Treatment For Yeast Infection

The following digestive aid is an excellent part of a comprehensive treatment for yeast infection. Swedish bitters is an excellent remedy for improving digestive function for curing Candida. It contains a combination of aloe vera, myrrh, saffron, senna leaves, camphor, rhubarb roots, manna, theriac Venetian, carline thistle roots, and angelica roots. It is available in…

Peptic Ulcer Helicobacter Pylori – The Tissue Test

These require a tiny specimen of the stomach lining called a biopsy, which is taken during an endoscopy. The specimen is placed in a special solution (either liquid or gel), which changes color if Helicobacter Pylori (H. pylori) is present; this is called a urease test. H. pylori organisms secret a protein chemical called urease,…

Mitral Valve Collapse: Truth vs Fiction

"There is nothing to fear except the persistent refusal to find out the truth." – Dorothy Thompson One of the chapters in my recent book, "Courageous Confrontations," describes my experience with a patient named Emma Jorgenson. Shortly after sitting down in my consultation room, she said, "I hope you can help me, Doctor. "What seems…

What is Edema and Can Adjustable Beds Really Help?

There have been quite a few articles written about how an adjustable bed can assist with the symptoms of an affliction called edema. I have not seen, in any of these articles, any mention of exactly what edema is and how an adjustable bed can possibly help. Most articles I have researched on the subject…