A History of Clogs As Nursing Shoes

In today’s fashion, clunky backless slip-on shoes are generally referred to as clogs. Historically, the clog was a shoe defined by its chunky shape, heavy sole and sturdy material. Initially, clogs were worn as protective footwear over shoes by farmers, factory workers and miners in Scandinavia. In the Netherlands clogs gained popularity and were worn…

Are Essential Oils Effective Candida Treatment?

Although candida treatment for men is typically the same as it is for women, it’s imperative that candida sufferers know there are other remedies for infections aside from topical creams. For instance, there are essential oils that can be used to effectively treat different forms of candida infections. Essential oil is created from natural substances…

Sexual Reflexology

Sexual Reflexology moves reflexology beyond the realm of foot massage and into the realm of sexuality. It is based on the principle of using our sexual reflex points in lovemaking to heal the rest of our body. Our sexual organs are the most powerful reflex points on the body. The whole body provides the sexual…

Tips For Managing Pain Due to Complex Ovarian Cysts

If you are suffering from complex ovarian cyst pain, then here’s what you need to know. There are many ways on how to deal with pain caused by cysts. You can use herbal remedies and medications, alter your diet routine or simply apply pain management techniques. After reading this article, you will be able to…

Alcoholism in the Irish Culture

Introduction: Experience with alcoholics has put this writer in touch with various clients of Irish decent, all of whom have shared similarities in their descriptions of alcohol in their Irish culture. They describe that alcohol is drunk in excess at weddings, at funerals, on holidays, and on sad days. Alcohol is most appropriate on Saturdays…

Tickling – Good Clean Fun – Or Abuse?

Probably everyone in America has been tickled and/or has tickled someone else in his or her lifetime. And we may have a range of emotions attached to the experience, from very good to very bad. Why do we do it? Do people like it or hate it? Like many things in life, tickling can be…

Gastrointestinal Drugs, Know the Danger of Drugs – Part 1

Gastrointestinal Drugs – Part 1 Considering the average diet of most Americans, it is no wonder the country is prone to stomach chaos, indigestion woes, gas attacks and ulcer pains. Doctors suggest healthier changes in diet for better gastrointestinal performance, but instead of giving up bad habits, the majority of people continue to give their…

Is Mastic Gum Effective Against H Pylori?

Mastic gum is a tree resin obtained from the Pistacia lentiscus tree, which is grown on the island of Chios in Greece. Of all the natural products used to treat H pylori, mastic gum is probably the best known. Several studies support the contention that mastic gum has an anti-bacterial action against H pylori. However…

H Pylori Infection Causes Gastritis

My Mother died aged just 60. When doctors performed her autopsy, they reported that she had been suffering severe gastritis and bleeding of the stomach and small intestine. In ten years of medical care, nobody had bothered to check her stomach for the presence of damage. My Mother died as a result of septicemia: an…

What Are the Common Symptoms of Gastritis?

Symptoms of Gastritis cover a large range. Know them to be able to identify Gastritis. Gastritis is not a disease, it is a condition that can be caused due to many reasons. What is gastritis? Gastritis refers to the irritation or inflammation suffered in the stomach lining. It can be an acute or a chronic…