Monophobia: Self Help Options

Monophobia is a fear of being alone; it can be a very debilitating condition. If you suffer from monophobia there are a few treatment options available, a lot of people are able to treat it themselves. Getting over monophobia is just like getting over most fears; it is simply a matter of desensitizing yourself. The…

Acidity Cure – Easy and Effective Herbal Treatments

Acidity is quite a simple problem when it begins, but it can get out of hand easily if not taken seriously. It is a common ailment and results from a wrong diet. The excessive secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach causes acidity. Prolonged acidity can cause chronic indigestion, arthritis, gout, ulcers and even false…

7 Diseases Spread by Mosquitoes

No doubt, mosquitoes are such bothersome insects plaguing mankind today. With just one bite, this tiny pest can cause you trouble for a period of time. On most cases, a mosquito bite can be harmless. Small bumps may emerge on the bitten skin, which may itch for a while and then disappear and disregarded. However,…

Gallbladder Problems

Could cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal surgery) be the new trend or fad in today’s medicine? When I was a kid the medical question most asked was “do you have your tonsils?” Then it became “do you have your appendix?” And now it seems to be, or is at least becoming, “do you have your gallbladder?” When…

Diary of a Breast Cancer Scare

Six weeks ago, in the shower one day, I noticed that I was bleeding from my nipple, just from one breast and it was just a small amount – only a few drops. In fact I wasn’t overly concerned until later that day I was doing my washing and found blood stains in several of…

Short Term Effects of Bulimia

People often ask me about different side effects of bulimia: about short term, long term and the most dangerous ones. This article is about short term effects which appear soon after bulimia begins. People are also interested if the short term effects are 100% reversible or not. Well, probably most of the short term bulimia…

Low Blood Pressure – When Is It Too Low?

When is our blood pressure so low that it is at a dangerous level. Low blood pressure can be more of a problem if it falls below a manageable level, so it is important to monitor your levels constantly if you suffer with this disease. An acceptable reading that is considered normal for blood pressure…