Can Frottage Lead to an Itchy Penis?

Clearly, penetrative intercourse is one of the most pleasurable sexual activities around, but there is definitely something to be said for a little frottage. Like any form of direct-contact sexual activity, there are some risks to penis health that can be associated with frottage – and an itchy penis is one of them. Fortunately, taking…

Manual Dermasanding – The Delicate Touch in Facial Resurfacing

The idea of abrading skin to improve appearance is nothing new. Dermabrasion, a surgical skin planing technique using a high-speed rotary abrasive instrument, has enjoyed popularity for more than fifty years. More recently, however, manual dermasanding or gentle skin “buffing,” with or without the addition of a mild chemical peeling agent, has in many instances…

What are the Causes of Peptic Ulcers?

The direct cause of peptic ulcers is the destruction of the gastric or intestinal mucosal lining of the stomach by hydrochloric acid, an acid normally present in the digestive juices of the stomach. Infection with the bacterium Helicobacter pylori is thought to play an important role in causing both gastric and duodenal ulcers. Helicobacter pylori…

Tendinitis – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Tendinitis is inflammation or irritation of a tendon, which is a thick, fibrous chord that attaches muscles to bone. Common symptoms include pain, tenderness and mild swelling. The pain is usually located near a joint and is aggravated by movement. Depending upon the location, tendinitis produces specific types of pain such as tennis elbow on…

The American Version of Roman "Feather-Tickling"

When I attended elementary school, we were taught that wealthy ancient Romans would tickle the back of their throat with a feather to induce vomiting after dinner. Although that ritual probably put a damper on any postprandial romance (unless mouthwash was provided with the meal), it allowed them to engage in their greatest delight –…

Double Dead Meat – Food To Avoid In The Philippines

Double dead meat, aka hot meat, is a Filipino term designating meat or poultry sold in markets, which have already died from disease before having been cut up. The term botcha is also used interchangeably with double dead meat. The term is said to originate from two Chinese words bot and cha, which means “do…

Reviving Kidneys Through Ayurveda Medicine

Kidneys can be revived! Ayurveda medicine, which is becoming more acceptable and popular in the Western world, recommends the use of herbs which can be used for all stages of kidney illness. These herbs helps patients avoid dialysis and are also good for kidney failure. They can also be taken with Western medicine treatments. Ayurveda…

Used EKG Machines Are an Asset to Your Practice

Someone has a heart attack every twenty seconds in the United States and only 62% of these individuals survive. The odds of experiencing a heart attack increase significantly if you have family history of heart disease, are overweight, or have had a heart attack before. An electrocardiogram machine (EKG or ECG) is an important device…

Alcohol and Smoking Causes Heart Attack

Through associated with lung cancers and breathing problems, the most important threat factor of alcohol consumption and smoking is the increased risk of cardiovascular diseases, mainly heart attacks and strokes. For many people, quitting smoking and keeping away from alcohol is the best thing they can do to improve their heart and artery health. Cigarettes…

Dermoid Cysts – the Facts

Of the different kinds of ovarian cysts, the most grotesque and bizarre are dermoid cysts. They are a benign form of teratoma. Teratoma is Greek and means “monster tumor”. It’s due to this freakish aspect that many misconceptions over the condition have come about. A medical decision about your health should never be based on…

Male Infertility – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

To be fertile, a man must be able to deliver an adequate quantity of normal sperm to a woman’s vagina, and sperm must be able to fertilize the egg. Conditions that interfere with this process can make a man less fertile. The various causes of male infertility and their Ayurvedic herbal treatment are discussed here.…