Keratosis Pilaris – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Keratosis pilaris is a very common benign skin condition appearing as small, whitish bumps on the upper arms and thighs, especially of children and young adults. Individual lesions of keratosis pilaris arise when a hair follicle becomes plugged with keratin, a protein found in skin, hair, and nails. Keratosis pilaris is most obvious during the teenage…

Danfoss Bd35 or Bd50 Compressor Fault Diagnosis Test

A really good and much under rated feature of the Danfoss BD35 and BD50 compressors are their inbuilt diagnostics function. Before doing anything else with a 12v or 24v fridge that is not working is make sure you test the controller on the Danfoss BD35 or BD50 compressor.  The following testing procedure must be carried…

Online Pharmacy: No Prescription Needed

Transactions started in about the year 2000, online pharmacies are the same as community pharmacies with the only difference that you buy your required drugs on the internet. Nowadays consumers are more at ease with a click on the medicine websites rather than going to a local drugstore. The reason is that no prior prescription…

Drugs, Alcohol and Self-Destructive Relationships

It is quite common for two addicts or alcoholics to find themselves struggling with relationship addiction because co-dependency accompanied by a drug or alcohol addiction is extremely consuming to those involved. Drug addiction is epitomised by loneliness and isolation. An addict’s drug and alcohol use makes interaction with un-addicted individuals difficult. Shame and guilt and…

Medicine in the Victorian Age

The beginning of the Victorian age was characterized by steady population growth with a new look on medicine and a fresh approach to science. During the Victorian age, physicians used the new science of optics in the form of microscopes to confirm the existence of bacteria, the main cause of many deadly illnesses. Numerous educated…

Vitamin E and Vitamin C Reverse Emphysema

As most cases of emphysema, and other similar conditions are caused by smoking, the first step for emphysema treatment, if you are a smoker, is to quit smoking. But recent research has shown that supplements can also help. Antioxidants are proven to support lung health, therefore, supplemental antioxidants are coming on the stage of emphysema…

Facts about Gynecologists

Of the many branches of medicine, gynecology is one of the most known. Gynecologists are known as the main people who help out women when they have problems with their reproductive health. More than that, though, gynecologists are doctors who care about women’s overall health. The main job of a gynecologist is to know exactly…

The Importance Of Research- Why We Do Research

We must first understand what research is.  It is another word for gathering of information.  The more information we have the closer we get of making our own decision.  Research is the result of advancing knowledge created in the past.  There are people from all walks of life that contribute to gathered information.  These are…

Top 10 Best OTC (Over-the-Counter) Allergy Medicines

Most people who are looking for allergy treatments are suffering from hay fever, which doctors call allergic rhinitis. Your nose itches and runs; you sneeze. Your nose may get congested. For some people, the itchiness is the worst. The congestion bothers others more than anything else. Your eyes may run and itch along with your…

Understanding Skene's Duct Cysts In Women

Understanding an illness is the first step towards conquering it. A woman needs to know the symptoms, effects, and treatment of an illness she’s afflicted with. Cysts in the reproductive system of women are one of the rare illnesses of which they should be aware. Gynecologic cysts are cysts that grow in any part of…

Is C. diff Contagious: What Everyone Should Know

“C. diff” is an increasingly antibiotic resistant strain of bacteria that is causing concern in both hospitals and around communities. It’s gaining attention as even more problematic than the very dangerous strain of MRSA bacteria.  C. diff causes infections in the colon or large intestine called C. diff colitis.  The colon or the large intestine…

How Antibiotics Weaken The Immune System

Antibiotics are defined as any chemotherapeutic substance designed to kill or hinder the growth of microscopic organisms. Doctors are taught to prescribe antibiotics when they suspect that a particular condition is being caused by a bacterial pathogen. Unfortunately, many doctors also prescribe antibiotics for conditions that caused by known viral pathogens, such the cold or…