Colon Infection Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

The term "colon infection" can be used in various ways to include a number of different colon disorders and conditions. When used by doctors, however, it usually refers to a disorder caused by the Clostridium difficile bacteria – more commonly known as C. difficile or simply C diff. Most C. diff colon infections are experienced…

Who Gets Fibroids? What About Fibroids Treatment?

Fibroids are fibrous tumors that grow in or on the wall of the womb (uterus). They are frequently a problem with women's reproductive systems. The technical medical term for fibroids is "leiomyoma" (which is pronounced, leye-oh-meye-OH-muh). For short, sometimes simply "myoma" is the name used. Fibroids are almost never malignant (cancerous). They are almost always…

Ovarian Cyst Surgery – Is It Necessary?

An ovarian cyst is a growth or swilling on or inside the ovary. It may be solid or filled with fluid. Many women may experience no symptoms when they have an ovarian cyst, in particular if it is small. Certain cysts may grow large and causes the abdomen to swell. Depending on where the cyst…

A Look at the Causes of Thrush

What is thrush? Thrush is a medical condition caused by the bacteria candida albicans – a normal flora within the human body – and it is usually found in the oral mucosa (mouth). It accumulates in the lining of the mouth in the form of white, creamy lesions. These lesions can also be found on…

Hepatitis Part III – How to Prevent Hepatitis With Foods

As we mentioned in previous articles, hepatitis is characterized by the destruction of a number of liver cells and the presence of inflammatory cells in the liver tissue caused by excessive alcohol drinking, disorders of the gall bladder or pancreas, medication side effects, and infections. Therefore strengthening your immune system and cleansing your body of…

Holy Basil – Amazing Herb for Home Treatments

Holy basil or Tulsi is a mark of holiness or piousness in Hindu society. Tulsi literally means a thing that can not be compared with anyone. It is a plant that grows thorough out India and is worshiped through. Mythologically, Tulsi or the holy basil is related to Lord Krishna and said that she was…

Herbs Can Help Heal and Prevent Ulcers

In America, about 500,000 people are diagnosed with ulcers problems every year. There are many types of ulcers that can be found in our body, and the most common is peptic ulcers. Peptic ulcers are found in the lining of our stomach or upper small intestine (duodenum). Ulcers develop when the intestine or stomach’s protective…

Symptoms and Treatment of Acid Reflux in Babies

Acid reflux is the condition where the food and the stomach fluid flow back up into the esophagus after having meals. People of different ages can be a victim of this disease. Even infants can be affected by this. This is because of the weakly formed digestive system of the infants and children. Here are…

Epstein Barr Syndrome Treatment

Epstein Barr Syndrome is caused by the Epstein Barr virus – the same virus that is responsible for mononucleosis (mono) or glandular fever. EBV syndrome is transmitted by direct contact with virus-infected saliva, mainly through kissing, although it can be picked up from sharing drinks, eating utensils, lipsticks etc., or through blood transfusions. The syndrome…

General Information About Edema

General Characteristics of Edema Edema is the abnormal swelling of some part of the body due to the retention of fluid in body tissues. Most often, when physicians refer to edema, they are talking about swelling of the lower legs or ankles. Edema is not a disease itself. Rather, it is a sign that may…

5 Things to Know About Panic Attacks

Are you suffering from symptoms of anxiety? Too much stress is not good for health and you need to understand that you need to have a balanced approach in life. Panic attacks can occur anywhere and is often a result of anxiety. What Is a Panic Attack? Some people have a sudden surge of uncontrollable…