Diabetes: a Simple Guide to Medical Treatment

Type 1 diabetes Treatment almost always involves the daily injection of insulin, usually a combination of short-acting insulin such as regular or Lispro or Aspart insulin and a longer-acting insulin such as NPH, lente, glargine, detemir, or ultralente insulins. * Insulin must be given as an injection. If taken by mouth, insulin would be destroyed…

Health Hazards of Obesity

Health Hazards of Obesity Obesity is the condition that is caused by the excessive weight gain. It occurs due to the deposition of the large amount of fats in the body that puts adverse impact on your health. Obesity if found to be on high rise nowadays. Around 30% of the people in US alone…

Photoallergic Dermatitis – Causes and Treatments

What is Photoallergic Dermatitis? Photoallergic Dermatitis or drug-induced photosensitivity is also commonly known as a sun rash. This is a type of allergic reaction which is quite uncommon. The skin condition Photoallergic Dermatitis typically appears in the form of a series of small red blisters. These blisters usually start off being small, however, they can…

What Causes My Red Face?

There are many things that can cause a face to become red temporarily, such as consumption of alcohol or spicy food, being embarrassed in social situations or having a sensitivity to niacin or mono-sodium glutamate (MSG). However, there are many conditions that can be the cause of more chronic facial redness. This article describes a…

ADHD and Mixed Dominance

ADHD has been associated with mixed dominance. Most people are unilaterally dominant. Unilaterally dominant people have an eye, ear, hand, and leg, which are dominant on the same side of the body. Mixed dominance or mixed brain lateralization refers to a condition where the individual is ambidextrous or where the individual is right handed but…

7 Persuasive Reasons Why Men Should Shave Their Privates

Here are seven reasons why men should consider shaving their privates. No, I’m not talking about Privates in the Army, although a “soldier” at attention, with a shiny helmet and a loaded weapon, is definitely involved. Most men worry obsessively about the hair on their heads but rarely give a second thought to their pubic…

When Depression Sets In

Your boss has called you into his office and taken your company ID card, and security has escorted you off the premises. You have been laid off and you are in shock, but worse than that, you feel like a criminal. As the days, weeks and months pass, you find yourself spiraling downwards. You have…