Peanut Allergy Treatment And Symptoms

Every year in the United States millions of people have anallergic reaction to something they ate or drank. Often thereaction is so mild that it is mistaken for something else.People think they’re just coming down with something or hadone too many drinks. However, some food allergies can bequite severe and can even be fatal. It…

Bleeding Between Periods and Birth Control Pills

If you are a physically fit woman and you experienced bleeding a week or two after your menstrual period, you might be very anxious on why this is happening. True enough, the bleeding that is happening between your menstrual period can e frightening and stressful experience. Although this, by itself, is not an indication of…

The Common Causes for Food Poisoning

People suffer from food poisoning when they consume contaminated food or water. It is believed that in US only, nearly 75 million of such cases are reported every year. Though there are strict laws to prevent this ailment, the number of casualties is rising. This is because most people are not even aware of the…

How Gallstones Affect the Stomach

Yes it is true. Even stomach disorders can be linked to gallstones. Gallstones will cause digestive problems, which can lead to regurgitation of bile acids and bile salts into the stomach. This changes the composition and amount of mucus created in the stomach. The mucous protects the surface lining of the stomach from the hydrochloric…

Symptoms Of Severe Sinus Disease

Sinuses are mucous filled cavities in the head which help reduce the weight of the skull, insulate it and resonate the voice. There are four sinus cavities, the sphenoid, the ethmoid, the frontal and the maxillary. Sinus infection is the inflammation of the lining of these cavities due to an infection or allergy. Severe sinus…

Computer Phobias

Years ago around the end of January I would develop Chinophobia (fear of snow). Maybe it was because we had 3-5 feet of snow and I was ready for spring. Over the years I have developed “temporary phobias” for a number of good reasons. A phobia is a handy way to get myself out of…

Fibromyalgia Swelling

Fibromyalgia as a disease is extremely difficult to diagnose. The primary reason is that the symptoms are such that they often mislead doctors towards belonging that they belong to some other illness. The most basic symptom of this disease is muscular pain along with inflammation or swelling. For this reason, it is often confused with…

Anxiety and Hot Flashes

Hot flashes (also known as Flash) triggered by feelings of anxiety are recognized by the vivid blood flow to the skin and sensations of heat. These flashes have a range of further complications, such as palms sweating of the hands. These are much alike to the heat experienced by menopausal women. Generally the first sensations…

Treating Insomnia With Acupuncture

Fourteen-year old Derek came to me with trouble sleeping. He was a healthy, active young man, who had trouble getting to sleep at night, and many nights was awake for hours. He tried sleeping on the floor to “get comfortable”, and rearranging his bedcovers in a variety of ways, none of which helped him sleep.…

Heart Attack Symptoms

Heart attacks seem to be sudden, but that’s not the truth. Signs and symptoms of a heart attack need to be recognized. These help in quick medical attention, as well as saving lives. A common sign of an impending heart attack is discomfort or slight pain. The discomfort occurs mostly in the chest area. It…

Avulsion Injury

Types of avulsions Ear Eyelid Nail Nerve (brachial plexus) Skin Tooth Surgical Ear avulsions The ear is particularly vulnerable to avulsion injuries due to its exposed position on the side of the head. The most common cause of these injuries is human bites, followed by falls, motor vehicle accidents, and dog bites. A partially avulsed…