Spinal Cord Injury

Between 400,000 and 500,000 Americans have a suffered spinal cord injury. Some spinal cord injuries, like spina bifida and Friedreich’s ataxia, come from inherited conditions. Polio was another significant cause, prior to the discovery of the Salk vaccine. However, the most likely cause of spinal cord injury is physical trauma. In many cases, severe damage…

Does Marijuana Work For Chronic Pain Management?

Is medical marijuana superior to prescription analgesics in controlling chronic pain? Chronic pain overall constitutes the single largest usage of medical marijuana. The opioid narcotics that are commonly used to treat chronic pain, like codeine, morphine, oxycodone, and methadone, are potentially addictive. Chronic pain medications may end up leading to tolerance with a need of…

Thrush, Eating Habits, Fungus and Your Diet

Athlete’s Foot, Nutritional Regime,What You Eat And Yeast Infection Herbal remedies, dietary additions,and healthy food choices can assist to control yeast excess by using specific remedies, like nutrients, minerals, and supplements, yeast overgrowth can be brought under control. Thrush can also be contained with medicines such as Penicillin or remedies that oppose fungal problems. Also…

White Spots on Tonsils? How to Remove Them

If you’ve looked into the mirror lately and noticed some white spots on your tonsils then you have probably run to the doctor or to a friend to inform them that you have some sort of horrible tonsil disease. Is it chicken tonsil pox? Tonsil acne perhaps? Maybe it’s a tonsil mosquito bite. Don’t stress…

Hepatitis Part X – Foods to Avoid

As we mentioned in previous articles, hepatitis is characterized by the destruction of a number of liver cells and the presence of inflammatory cells in the liver tissue caused by excessive alcohol drinking, disorders of the gall bladder or pancreas, medication side effects, and infections. Any foods that contribute to inflammation of liver cells and…

Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes Risk

Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes risk has become a global epidemic. In the U.S. alone, 21 million adults and children are diabetic, with 250 million affected worldwide. And of the 250 million diabetics, over 95 percent have type 2 diabetes, which most experts believe is highly preventable through healthy lifestyle and dietary changes. Diabetes Risk Predictions…

Diabetes – What is Type 1 Diabetes?

Type 1 Diabetes is an auto immune disease that destroys the insulin producing cells of the pancreas. Type 1 Diabetes used to be called juvenile diabetes because it usually struck people under 20. In type 1 diabetes, the beta cells of the pancreas produce little or no insulin, the hormone that allows glucose to enter…

Liver Detox Benefits With Turmeric

Liver impairment can come about due to poor diet, allergens, pollutants and fatigue. An impaired liver is toxic, congested and sluggish. When that happens its vital functions are impaired. A liver detox has many benefits that can help keep the liver working at its best. Ayurvedic practitioners recommend the use of turmeric for great liver…

Obesity – Major Health Problem in United States

Obesity is considered a major health problem in the United States. Obesity has been declared as an epidemic by The Center for Disease Control and Prevention. It is very unfortunate but true that more than 300,000 people die every year due to problems related to obesity. The fact that one out of every three Americans…

Drug and Diet Therapy for Gout

In the last few years no new treatments for the well known condition called Gout have been discovered. A therapeutic cure of the disease has not been approved by the medical associations. Though, physicians and patients seem to have access to more information on Gout and also understand better how it can be kept under…

How to Get Rid of Cold Sores

Cold sores can be pesky little things. They always occur at the wrong time, like right before a date or an important job interview. Cold sores occur on the lips or in the area surrounding the mouth. Cold sores are also referred to as "fever blisters". Cold sores or "fever blisters" are caused by the…

Get Rid of Acid Reflux Without Drugs

You want to eat but then again you don’t, because “IT” will come for you. The heartburn that happens with GERD is a life interrupting annoyance that makes you want to scream, “I NEED to get rid of acid reflux!!” Can you feel it? The heartburn, the bloating, the throbbing gut, the constant burping (sometimes…

Fungus Lawns – Treatment

Beautiful lawns are not always the simplest to maintain. There are so many different aspects to remember in the regular maintenance program that is used both for preventative measures as well as treatment of different problems if and when needed. Most of us do the norm, which is water, mow and fertilize. Of course, there…