Male Menopause and Irritable Male Syndrome

Dr. Fred: Jed, your book, Irritable Male Syndrome opened up my eyes to what I’m dealing with as a man. I can identify with the “irritable male” and have recommended the book to many of my clients and associates.What had you choose males as a focus for your writing and clinical practice? When I began…

Bipolar Depression Treatments

Bipolar Depression is a serious illness that is treatable not curable. Its characteristics are dramatic mood swings. One can go from a depressed state to a high state of excitation or agitation backed to a depressed state. This can recur many times sometimes in one day, but typically it can happen over days or weeks.…

Phobias Keep You Safe

A phobia is defined as an irrational fear. There are hundreds of them. Arachnophobia – fear of spiders Arachibutyrophobia – fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth Caligynephobia – fear of beautiful women Hippopotomonstrosesquippeddaliophobia – fear of long words Ithyphallophobia – fear of seeing an erect penis Placophobia – fear of…

Yoga – The Solution for Insomnia

At one time, or another, all of us have experienced insomnia for any type of reason. There are times when lack of sleep just can not be helped, such as: the loss a loved one, going through a divorce, and losing your job. These are some of life's serious crisis situations, where we have to…

Tips for Driving Cross Country

Driving cross country, it's considered the ultimate road trip. Having the independence of seeing the country in a way that is not possible by taking a plane is a very satisfying and liberating experience. The drive can also be a tough one. For those who have not driven for long periods of time, the trip…

Cure Athlete Foot – And Let Your Feet Feel Free

Just as fungus lives on the bark and wood of dead tree, so certain types of fungus may also live on the surface of skin especially in the most areas of the body. In certain types of illness, such as diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis fungus may attack living tissues. However, this does not occur in…

Four Main Misconceptions of Orthopedic Health

1. Using a computer for a long period of time increases the likelihood of neck injuries. Computers and the internet are currently popular, and many young people use computers for long periods of time for purposes such as looking up information, writing reports, chatting, and even playing games. On the one hand, a prolonged sitting…

Erectile Dysfunction Causes and Treatment

ED is divided into organic (having to do with a bodily organ or organ system) and psychogenic (mental) impotence, but most men with organic causes have a mental or psychological component as well. Physical causes An erection works by allowing blood into the spongy tissues of the penis but stopping it from flowing back out…

Deadly Diabetes Part I

Intro Over 7 percent of the US population has diabetes. Diabetes is rapidly becoming an epidemic due to a burgeoning population with obesity and a sedentary lifestyle. In 2005 there were about 31 million people ages 20 or older with diabetes. In this same year there were 1.5 million new cases of diabetes in the…

Discus Fish Diseases – Ammonia Poisoning and Ich

One of the most common Discus fish diseases is ammonia poisoning. This occurs because of toxic ammonia buildup and improper nitrogen cycle in the aquarium. Ammonia poisoning can sometimes be caused by the malfunction or removal of biological filter in the aquarium. This disease directly affects the fish and along with it are harmful side…

Poverty Breaks Down Your DNA

Despite being microscopic in size and packing all the information that makes you and I who we are, DNA is actually fairly fragile and can be easily affected by the outside world. We've known for years that cigarette smoke and other contaminants can cause genetic mutations, but a recent study published by a team of…

All About Nosocomial Asthma

Asthma is a medical condition of the respiratory system that is manifested through hyperactiveness of the respiratory system resulting in inflammation and obstruction of the airways due to cellular hyperresponsiveness. Both chronic and acute asthma are presented through difficult in breathing, inform of shortened breaths and raised pulse rate. Asthma Pathology The pathophysiological mechanisms of…