Fibromyalgia-Caused Sleeplessness – How To Manage It

Fibromyalgia was officially recognized as a medical disorder by the American Medical Association in 1987. However, people have been suffering from this disorder ever since the beginning of the nineteenth century. It is a muscular disorder that causes intense pain in the patient’s muscles and joints. Being a rare condition, it is reported only in…

Type 2 Diabetes – Is Colon Cancer More Common in Diabetics?

A study published in the Journal of Korean Medical Science in October 2011 should encourage people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes to get colonoscopies. Investigators at Samunsung Medical Center, Sugkyunkwan University School of Medicine in Seoul, Korea, looked at the records of 3,505 Type 2 diabetics who had colonoscopies for colon and rectal cancer from…

Do It Yourself Nail Care

In my own opinion the nails on the fingers as well as on the toes actually reflect how hygienic a person is. It shows just how concerned a particular person is when it comes to cleanliness. With the busy schedules most women may be leading, it is common for most to neglect having their nails…

Vaginal Fibroids

Vaginal fibroids may not be as common as uterine fibroids, but they are almost the same thing. The only difference really is the location of them. Uterine fibroids that attach themselves on the outer lining can be positioned to be inside the vaginal lining as well. There is also a parasitic uterine fibroid that attacks…

Phlegm, Dampness and Chinese Medicine

Internal Dampness & Phlegm Dampness and phlegm are accumulations that occur in the body that may make us feel ‘phlegmy’ or just heavy and tired. When our diet is out of sync with our body, our mind is working overtime, or when the weather is very damp and humid, we tend to become stagnant with…

The Toe Nail Fungus Cure: Natural Ways

Natural methods are some of the best options when it comes to toe nail fungus cure. Because natural methods don’t have adverse side effects, are readily available and cheap, more and more people are going for it to cure their infection. You can even get the ingredients for the cure from the local supermarket. But…

Thrush Treatment and Cure

Thrush Background Thrush is, in fact, a chronic condition. Also known as candida, candidiasis, monilia and yeast infection, a rapid cure for thrush is necessary upon diagnosis because it is potentially quite dangerous. Fertility in women can be affected and it can lead to several grave complications if experienced during pregnancy. Thrush Symptoms Thrush is…

Hepatitis C – To "Treat" Or Not to "Treat"

It is estimated that three to four million Americans are infected with hepatitis C (HCV), a blood borne virus that attacks the liver of its host, and many of them are not even aware of it. The US spent nearly six billion dollars in 1997 for the treatment of HCV, and the costs have continued…

How Severe Is My Ankle Sprain?

Spraining your ankle is the most common ankle injury, and it occurs when the ligaments in the ankle are either torn or stretched beyond their limit.  People who have suffered from sprained ankles in the past have a higher risk of re-spraining their ankle in the future.  Other people who have a high risk for…

Death from Liver Disease

The liver is a very important organ that performs a variety of functions in the human body. Being a large organ, the liver can cope with small damages. If the damage is left untreated, it can worsen the condition of the liver and prevent it from functioning. Severe damage to the liver can result in…

What is Canine Urolithiasis in Miniature Schnauzers?

Urolithiasis in canines is a disease that can affect many pets. Miniature Schnauzers are particularly likely to develop this condition. Urolithiasis is caused by urolith (stones), calculi or kidney stones in the urinary tract. The condition is also referred to as urinary calculi, cystitis or bladder stones. They are very much like kidney stones in…

All About Food Poisoning

Food Poisoning When you visit a restaurant for a nice sit-down meal, or when you purchase packaged edibles from the grocery store, you do not expect to get sick from eating these food products. Unfortunately, however, many people suffer food poisoning from poorly handled, stored, cleaned, or cooked items. If you have developed a bad…