Medical Waste Disposal

Medical waste, also known as clinical waste, refers to biological products, which are essentially useless. Medical Waste Disposal is an environmental concern, as many medical wastes are classified as infectious or bio-hazardous and can spread infectious disease. Medical Waste Disposal is the most fundamental and crucial step towards infection prevention in healthcare facilities. It is…

Uses, Benefits And Side Effects Of Medicinal Yeast

Medicinal Yeast is known by many names including Dried Yeast Fermentate, Faex medicinalis, Levure de Biere and Levure Medicinale and the common name Brewer’s Yeast. The yeast is recommended for many health benefits because it offers an easy way of adding important nutrients to a healthy diet. Although eating a healthy diet is recommended, it…

Interstitial Cystitis – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Interstitial cystitis is also known as IC, and is usually seen in women. This condition involves recurrent discomfort or pain in the urinary bladder and surrounding pelvic region. Affected individuals exhibit symptoms like frequent urination or an urgent desire to pass urine, and these symptoms are aggravated by menstruation and vaginal intercourse. The diagnosis of…

Grapefruit Diet – Pros and Cons

The Grapefruit Diet, also known as the Hollywood Diet or Mayo Diet, has a long history in the United States. It has existed since 1930 and has been known as a fast weight loss method up until now with many variations and the only essential thing that can not be changed is a half serving…

Diodia Scandens – Emerging Antifungal Agent

Introduction Since the time immemorial, our ancestors in Africa have been engaged in the use of plants and their different parts for treatment of various ailments, as well as for as for harmful purposes- such as poisons. Generally, plants have been in use throughout the world in folk medicine and as local cures for common…

Heart Health and Clean Arteries

Clogged arteries are responsible for a number of ailments including heart pain, high blood pressure, and peripheral arterial disease. Many of my male patients are shocked when I tell them that plaque build-up may even be causing their erectile dysfunction. How can that be? All of these conditions stem from the same cause, insufficient blood…

Low Testosterone Levels – What Is the Difference Between Hypogonadism and Tertiary Hypogonadism?

A low testosterone level is referred to as hypogonadism in medical terms. Depending on where the deficiency in testosterone production occurs, it can be further categorized as primary, secondary or tertiary hypogonadism. Primary hyponadism is diagnosed when the problem occurs in the organs that manufacture testosterone, the testicles. When it is damage to the hypothalamus…