Medical Articles

Diabetic Mellitus

Diabetes Mellitus, known widely as diabetes, is a chronic disease, identified by high blood sugar levels over a perpetual time period. Indications like uncontrolled urination, increased appetite, and excessive thirst, mark as symptoms of diabetes. Types include: type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and gestational diabetes. The consultation of a diabetes doctor is mandatory, in…

Losing Weight The Way Nature Intended

Obesity means there is too much body fat. Obesity increases your risk for serious consequences, such as cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure (hypertension), diabetes, and sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a condition that causes the individual to stop breathing for a few seconds or more while sleep. This in turn can lead to insomnia and…

Causes of Abrasion, Treatment of Abrasions

Abrasions are very common sports injuries that are usually caused by a fall on a hard surface. As the athlete falls or slides on the ground, friction causes layers of skin to rub off. The skin is composed of an outer layer (the epidermis) which provides protection, and a deep inner layer (the dermis), which…

The Truth About Vitamin A For The Skin

You have unduly heard about the benefits that creams containing various forms of vitamin A have on the skin, but do these formulas work as well as they are said to? Tretinoin, Retinoic acid, Retinol, Retinyl Actate, and Retinyl Palmitate have all been tested and proven to reduce fine lines and wrinkles to a degree,…

Treatment For Golf Injuries (1)

(1) Back Pain Back pain can include:• Mechanical back pain• Disc-related back pain• Arthritis pain• Stress fracture Symptoms: Pain in back, stiffness, muscle spasms, leg symptoms if nerve irritation is present (numbness, pain, and/or weakness in the legs)Treatments: Among the possible treatments are: Rest, medication, therapy, bracing, cortisone, surgery. Do: • Use proper back mechanics…

Anat Baniel Says "Do Not Praise Your Child"…Here's Why

Anat Baniel studied under Moshe Feldenkrais for over two decades. Like any great teacher Moshe encouraged his student to use his method but to find her own voice. Anat Baniel found the magic of her abilities when working with special needs children. The Feldenkrais Method has evolved and became refined under Anat Baniel’s capable hands.…

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Being Selfless

In my previous article, I looked at some of the advantages and disadvantages of being a selfish person. In this article I will be taking a look at the other side of the coin, the advantages and disadvantages of being a selfless person. The Advantages Of Being A Selfless Person The majority of the advantages…

The Things I Learned From My Anxiety & Panic

Water Can Make Me Feel Better It’s funny, I found this out completely by accident. When a panic attack or that pretzel anxiety would hit I would strike back with a tall glass of cool water. The dizziness and tension in my neck would usually go away within minutes. Exercise Isn’t For Jocks I was…

Hiatal hernia can cause chronic heartburn?

Hernia is a medical condition that is characterized by relaxation of a muscle that holds an internal organ in a particular location leading to movement of that organ that ultimately causes different health problems as well as painful symptoms. When speaking of hiatal hernia it is the stomach that moves from the abdominal cavity upwards…

A Good Night's Sleep – The New Luxury

The stress of modern life, working longer hours, balancing family and work leaves us longing for this luxury of a good night's sleep, but there are just not enough hours in the day. So what is the solution? We must acknowledge that a good night's sleep is very, very important to our overall health. This…

Facet Joint Syndrome

The facet joints are the connections between the vertebrae of the spine. Just like the knee or elbow or any other joint in the body, they allow the spine to bend and twist. They are also stabilizing joints that prevent excessive motion and help hold the body upright. The joints are on the back of…