Medical Articles

World Obesity Statistics

Obesity is arguably the most common medical problem in the world today, particularly the advanced countries. There is a very strong medical consensus that overweight is bad for our health. In fact, the more overweight we are, the more serious its effects on health are likely to be. Obesity statistics indicate that the current generation…

How Come I Bruise So Easily? Reasons Why

As bruises can sometimes appear for apparently no reason, and with alarming frequency, it’s no wonder that many people wonder ‘how come I bruise so easily?’ A bruise occurs when tiny blood vessels beneath the skin rupture, and the resulting bleed causes the dark red or blue black mark. Gradually the body washes this blood…

My Facial Rash Is Embarrassing

Question: I have a rash on my face, which is red and swollen. It is quite itchy and comes up in different areas, including my nose and chin. It’s very embarrassing. Can you tell me what it is and what I can do about it? ¬†Answer: You have seborrhoeic dermatitis, which is an inflammatory condition…

Pain Management With PEMF Therapy

The issue of pain treatment is an extremely urgent health and socio-economic problem. Pain, in acute, recurrent and chronic forms, is prevalent across age, cultural background, and sex, and costs North American adults an estimated $10,000 to $15,000 per person annually. Estimates of the cost of pain do not include the nearly 30,000 people that…

Health Information: Coping With Stomach Ulcers

Do you suffer from ulcers? If yes, what kind is it and how do you cope? In American society where most people depend on junk food, ulcers can become a familiar and persistent health problem. Some of these foods contain additives and chemicals that can become toxic in our bodies and so cause various health…

2 Warts Varieties That Can Be Painful

A wart is a small, rough growth, occurring somewhere on the skin. Warts are caused by viral infection, the virus in question being the human papilloma virus (HPV). There are many different types of warts, as classified according to their appearance, their causative agent (the type of human pappiloma virus responsible for them), and the…

Psoriasis Detox Diet – A Guide

Having a psoriasis detox diet can be very beneficial especially if you are already losing hope that you can still cure the red and itchy lesions in your skin. Actually, there are already a lot of people who have tried this out and they all benefited through this. And if you are worried that this…

Pancreatic Diseases – Alcoholic Pancreatitis

An Introduction to Alcohol and the Pancreas It is important to have a healthy pancreas for overall good health. But the heavy use of alcohol is terrible for the pancreas. In fact, alcoholism and the consistent over-consumption of alcohol can prompt an attack of acute pancreatitis. The symptoms of acute pancreatitis include acute abdominal pain,…

The Unholy Trinity: Asthma, Allergies, & Eczema

My youngest son has suffered from a myriad of allergies since he was just months old. Mikey broke out in a scaly rash on his head at just about four months old. We thought it might be regular old cradle-cap, but brushing it out just made it worse. His pediatrician said that it was actually…

Heavy Metals and Toxicity in the Body

The body requires a variety of vitamins and minerals to keep balanced, and like everything, too much of anything can be toxic. This includes metals. Certain metals such as cobalt, copper, iron, manganese, molybdenum, vanadium, strontium, and zinc – are essential to health in trace amounts. Others are non-essential and can be harmful to health…

4 Methods For Kidney Stone Removal

Kidney stone removal has four procedures/methods: 1. Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (ESWL) Kidney stone removal of ESWL uses non-electrical shock waves that are produced out of the body to pass through the skin and body tissues until the shockwaves hit the solid stones. The stones turn out to be sand-like and are passed. For removal of…