What causes yeast infections in men?

Yeast infections in men are less common than in women, so you may wonder what causes yeast infections in men.  The causes can be similar to women, but certain aspects of the condition can appear in a different manner in men than in women.  Treatment of this condition is generally similar in both men and…

Different Types of Allergies

Allergy is the most common condition through which every individual suffers at least once in his lifespan. Allergy is caused by the naturally occurring substances known as allergens. When these allergens react with your body, it release the histamines to control the effect of the allergens, hence allergy is caused. Pollen, dust, and bee venom…

Risperdal – Cure for irritability

A few mental disabilities are symptomatic of certain imbalances in the levels of neurotransmitters in the brain. Drugs such as Risperdal are categorized as an antipsychotic. It helps to control any imbalance and maintain the levels of the chemicals of the brain within the accepted range. It is given to treat disorders like schizophrenia and…

Depression – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Why Did the Great Depression Occur? Economists still cannot agree on what caused the Great Depression. Most however have agreed that it was a combination of events and decisions that came into play that caused the Great Depression. It has been suggested that people who tend to get depressed may have inherited a subtle chemical…

Treatment for Phobias

A phobia is a type of anxiety disorder. It is a strong, irrational fear of something that poses little or no actual danger. A phobia is a constant, extreme or irrational fear of an animal, object, place or situation that wouldn’t normally worry the majority of people. A phobia is when you have an overwhelming…

Concept Analysis Of Anxiety

I. Abstract The paper is an examination of anxiety as a concept. This report began with a definition of the concept and some statistics surrounding the prevalence of anxiety among patients. Thereafter, the paper looked at observational traits of the disease. Thereafter, it was necessary to look at its occurrence in three different case studies;…

Ingrown Toenail – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

When a toenail is ingrown, the nail is curved downward and grows into the skin, usually at the nail borders (the sides of the nail). This “digging in” of the nail irritates the skin, often creating pain, redness, swelling, and warmth in the toe. If an ingrown nail causes a break in the skin, bacteria…

Toenail Fungus – Cure for Toenail Fungus

Finger nail and toe nail fungus is a very common fungal infection affecting millions of people. Although it is common, it is not as easy to treat as many people would think. Fungus is everywhere, in our environment and in our bodies and can even take up residence in our nail beds. When infected, the…

How to Tell If Your Toe is Sprained or Fractured

It can be difficult to tell the difference between a broken toe and a sprained toe.  Sometimes you will hear the bone break, or you will see that the toe has been knocked out of its socket (i.e., dislocated).  These signs and symptoms usually point to a traumatic toe fracture and not a sprain.  But…

Bruise – Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment

A bruise gets its deep color from a blood vessel or vessels that break under the skin and leak blood into the surrounding area. As it heals, it becomes paler in color and less painful to the touch. Depending on how many vessels were broken, bruises can be the size of a pencil eraser or…

Austin Orthopedic Surgery: Your Options

In Austin, orthopedic surgery is the best option for severe bone- and joint-related problems. With technological advancements in the medical field, orthopedic doctors can carry out effective surgical procedures to help you get rid of discomfort permanently. In Austin, orthopedic surgery uses a number of procedures to treat your condition, whether you are suffering from…

Duodenal Ulcer – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Ulcers often occur within the duodenum, usually in the first part just beyond the stomach which is called the duodenal cap. Ulcers can come in all shapes and sizes. Image 1 shows a single white-based ulcer. Image 2 shows numerous small ulcers scattered across the duodenal cap. Image 3 demonstrates a huge duodenal ulcer almost…

Colon Health And Dysbiosis

Dysbiosis is the imbalance of bacteria in the colon, or bowel, which often leads to bad health. The idea of dysbiosis was postulated by Metchinkoff in the nineteenth century. Metchinkoff correctly identified that: * Excessive putrefactive bacteria (the harmful type) in the colon cause toxins to be produced – especially the damaging ‘amines’, and that…

All About Ovulatory Dysfunction and Anovulation

Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments for Anovulation What is Anovulation? Anovulation means lack of ovulation, or absent ovulation. Ovulation, which is the release of an egg from the ovary, must happen in order to achieve pregnancy. If ovulation is irregular, but not completely absent, this is called oligovulation. Both anovulation and oligovulation are kinds of ovulatory…