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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…

TMJ Cured Finally

A few years ago I didn’t know what TMJ was. I had never heard of it. TMJ stands for Temporomandibular Joint disorder. So what does that mean? Let me explain by telling you how I found out what TMJ was and how I freed myself from it. Five years ago I was forced to take…

Foodborne Intoxications – Clostridium Perfringens

This organism most frequently associated with gas gangrene is also a major cause of food poisoning. However, this intoxication is a little different than those caused by Staphylococcus aureus and Bacillus cereus where the ingestion of preformed toxin causes the illness. With C. perfingens intoxication is due to a toxin mediated infection where the ingested…

Colon Ulcer – The Colon's Worst Enemy

There are a few conditions and disorders that are quite serious, however people do not panic as they are so commonplace and familiar that the "fear of the unknown" has all but been eradicated and thus reduced the stress that a lack of familiarity can bring. While people have a certain general familiarity with ulcers,…

Bad Breath and Acid Reflux

Is there a connection between bad breath and acid reflux? Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a condition where stomach contents return up the esophagus, sometimes all the way to the mouth, causing heartburn and an unpleasant bitter taste. Many professionals and health writers list GERD as a possible cause of bad breath, but few go…