Medical Articles

Attack of the Zombie Gremlins!

We all have negative voices in our heads. Dr. Daniel Amen calls them Automatic Negative Thoughts. Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor says they’re a cluster of cells on the left side of our brain responsible for keeping us organized, reminding us to buy milk on the way home from work, or get our taxes done by…

Women and Sweaty Armpits

Women, are you sick and tired of getting sweaty armpits? Do you throw away shirt after shirt because of those gross yellow sweat stains that ruin your clothes? Women and sweaty armpits are not a good combination. The goal of every woman is to avoid this at all cost, especially when in public. No one…

How to Stop a Panic Attack Before Its Onset

Believe it or not, you can stop a panic attack before it even begins when you understand them. It has been revealed that these attacks can run in families. If panic attacks are found to run in families, this means there is a gene which is passed down through the generations. Even if families do…

Natural Home Remedies for Asthma

Causes of Symptoms: Asthma is a disorder of the respiratory system characterized by severe paroxysms of difficult breathing. The onset of an attack is sudden, though the patient starts feeling uneasy, drowsy and irritable a little before the difficulty of breathing starts. Respiration becomes difficult and the breath comes with a wheezing and sometimes whistling…

Mood disorders

MOOD (AFFECTIVE) DISORDERS    1. Depressive Illness (Unipolar Depression)  Introduction:  Very common, rank 4th as a cause of disability worldwide, projected to rank 2nd by 2020. Although effective treatments are available, depression often goes undiagnosed and untreated, often regarded by both patients and physicians as understandable. Mild depression has a significant morbidity and mortality. Suicide…

Effect of Diabetes on the Condition of People with Cellulitis

Cellulitis is a skin condition that is caused by bacteria, usually the Staphylococcus and Streptococcus species. This infection is characterized by swelling, redness, itching and pain on the skin site involved. Cellulitis usually affects the deeper skin layers of the dermis and subcutaneous tissue. It caused deeper infections unlike impetigo and other skin ailments that…

Clinical Peculiarities of the Chest of a Developing Child

Although the thoracic cavity houses two vital organs, the heart and lungs, the anatomic structures of the chest wall are important sources of the information concerning cardiac and pulmonary function, skeletal formation. The chest is inspected for size, shape, symmetry, movement and the presence of the bony landmarks formed by the ribs and sternum. Important…

Obesity Surgery: Pros and Cons

When diet and exercise have failed, some people have nowhere to go. Savvy fatties turn to their surgeons and ask for a gastric bypass, gastric band, gastrectomy or duodenal switch operation, types of obesity surgery for those who have tried every other method conceivable to lose weight with little or no result. While a nip…

Interesting and effective facts about hives

Many cases have put forward interesting and effective facts about hives. These give a lot of useful information to understand hives infection. A raised itchy bump on skin is really painful. Most of the times its cause is not known until it turn severe and recurring.  Spread of hives differ person to person and as…

Techniques For Singing – Try a Vocal Lesson

Techniques for singing can be improved substantially by scheduling a vocal lesson with a reputable voice coach. How do you know if you need help and when? It’s a good idea to start out your performing career by laying a foundation of good techniques for singing. Starting with an empty slate is a whole lot…

New Directions

New research is being carried out extensively to develop better ways of dealing with alcoholism and treating its devastating effects on individuals’ lives and health. Genetics It is known now that genetics play a significant role in an individual turning into an alcoholic. Children of alcoholics are more prone to alcoholism. Since alcoholism is a…

Type 2 Diabetes – The Three Stages to Recovery

The epidemic of Type 2 diabetes is here, and it is likely going to stay. The facts are not kind, and statistics show it is only going to get worse. Thankfully, more and more people are beginning to realize it is a deadly disease we must not underestimate. That people understand the disease more than…

Reasons Why You May Be Gaining Weight – Part 4

There are many reasons why Americans are overweight. Many are not related to self-control. The current research in weight loss focuses on brain hormones called neurotransmitters. There are neurotransmitters between each of the ten billion neurons (brain cells) in your brain. These chemical messengers allow brain cells to communicate with each other. How you experience…