What Causes Yeast Infection of the Butt Crack?

Yeast infections can appear almost anywhere on the skin where it is warm and moist. In men the warm dark and moist area around the groin is what causes yeast infection on the penis. With women, the warmth and moister in the vagina is what causes the infection. Infection of the butt crack can be…

Swallowed and Spit Out

When I was a little boy in Sunday School I heard the story of Jonah being swallowed by a big fish. I remembering being a bit skeptical at the whole idea and was never quite sure what the point of such a story was. But recently I decided to study that story more in depth.…

Is This Burning Pain Really Heartburn?

Chest pain, shortness of breath, burning sensation – these are some of the common symptoms of heartburn. But the nature of this disease and its symptoms is such that it is very easy to confuse it for something else. While confusing a normal heartburn episode with heart attack is not much of an issue, just…

Is Acid Reflux Dangerous?

With more and more people suffering from chronic heartburn, many of them want to know is acid reflux dangerous or not? This is a very good question, but not the easiest one to answer. Acid reflux on its own is not terminal, however if the condition is left untreated and becomes chronic, then yes, acid…

7 Fish Oil Benefits Proven by Research

Research studies show fish oil benefits are down right amazing. And knowing this is the second most important thing you can do for your health. (We’ll get to #1 in importance soon.) Studies are published almost daily as the scientific community discovers more and more of the many extraordinary omega 3 fish oil benefits. If…

Diabetes – A Degenerative Disease

Diabetes Disease: In normal individuals food is broken down to glucose in the presence of insulin the glucose present in blood is utilized by body cells with the aid of insulin secreted by pancreas for getting energy to maintain optimal health. Diabetes is a condition which is signified by a higher concentration of glucose levels…

Fingered in Mombasa

The untimely crossing from Pakistan had been rather rough as the chafe on my running rigging indicated. Wrong time of year I knew, but having traded for all of the goods that could be stowed away safely, my only thought was to leave the adolescent thieves and pick pockets of Karachi in my wake. Now,…

A General Introduction to Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is a form of cancer that men can acquire. It can be described as being a malignant growth or tumor that is made up of cells that affect the prostate gland. In most cases, the tumor will grow at a slow rate and will not spread any further than the gland for a…