Medical Articles

Skin Rash From Sun

Heat rash is a red or pink rash usually found on body areas covered by clothing. It can develop when the sweat ducts become blocked and swell and often leads to discomfort and itching. Heat related illnesses occur when the body has lost the ability to control the temperature. The person’s normal ability to cool…

Fibroids Pressing on the Bladder – What Can I Do?

If you have fibroids pressing on your bladder, this is no doubt causing you great discomfort. It is not always the size of fibroids which is relevant, but often their location and this is a case in point! Sometimes even large fibroids can cause very few issues when they are located centrally in the uterus.…

Treating Recurring Cold Sores

Suffering from chronic cold sores is a very annoying and embarrassing problem. It is caused by Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 (HSV-1) and the virus is highly contagious.  People will avoid you and it can ruin your social and personal life. A close contact with someone through kissing and oral sex can cause the virus…

The Leading Oral Thrush Treatments

Hi friends, The goal of any oral thrush treatment in adults is to stop the rapid spreads of the fungus called candida. In order to do that we must understand the root of the problem according to age, general health, or other factors that may be causing the infection. Diabetics who have had a high…

Suntan and Psoriasis

People with psoriasis enjoy sun tanning just as much as people without psoriasis, and usually even more. Not only the sun gives your skin a nice golden color but if you have psoriasis – the sun also helps you to temporarily get rid of your psoriatic plaques. Some of us are lucky enough to live…

Hepatitis Basics

Most people infected with hepatitis may not even be aware that they possess the virus because its symptoms are similar to that of the flu. Hepatitis cases are becoming more and more frequent in the United States, primarily due to the public’s lack of information about the virus and how it affects the liver. The…

Coffee's Liver Benefits

The healthcare community has done its fair share of investigating the effects of drinking coffee, and a subsequent array of health warnings and encouragements have been issued regarding its regular consumption. Since the liver processes all that we ingest, people living with liver disease, including hepatitis, must be extra vigilant in watching everything entering their…

Prevention Of Nail Fungus Infection

You may have ever noticed someone with rather awful looking nails. They may be rock hard and yellow in color or perhaps there is not a nail at all. The yellowing, hardness and non-existent symptoms are all common signs of such an infection. To some extent it’s awful to think about that but the non-existence…

Motion Sickness

At one point in our lives, we all tend to experience a little bit of motion sickness. Whether it’s getting a severe headache from reading too long in a car while it’s moving or whether we’re sitting on a small plane that’s going through some serious turbulence, motion sickness tends to affect everyone to some…

How to Prevent Food Poisoning

If you've never had the pleasure of experiencing the joys of food poisoning than you have not lived. That's just a joke, actually! Getting food poisoning is no laughing matter, though. I can tell you from personal experience that is no fun! I had it a few years ago from under cooked ground turkey meat…

Natural Cures For Peptic Ulcers

Peptic ulcer, also known as ulcus pepticum or stomach ulcer is an ulcer of an area of the gastrointestinal tract. It may be the symptoms of another disease or condition. It will get worse if not treated. Most peptic ulcers are caused by a bacteria called Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) and anti-inflammatory drugs such as…

Causes and Symptoms of Menopause

Menopause Menopause is the absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. The menopausal transition starts with varying menstrual cycle length and ends with the final menstrual period. Perimenopause means “the time around menopause” and is often used to refer to the menopausal transitional period. Menopause affects every woman. Premature menopause symptoms (or early menopause symptoms)…