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…

IPL Machines With SHR Technology

IPL, or Intense Pulsed Light machines have been around for a while now, and are mostly used for hair reduction. A couple of years ago, Elight appeared, which allowed the Therapist to treat darker skinned clients with less discomfort and better results. Elight is a combination of two parts of the EM spectrum, that being…

Book Review: The Catcher in the Rye

Trust me, till I was done with three quarters of this book, I wasn’t really too impressed. I would have given it 3 stars at most and not think about recommending it to anybody. I mean, I could relate to Holden’s angst at the hypocrisy of adults, the painful small talk of all the “phony”…