Sprains and Strains: What's the Difference?

Strains and sprains are typical problems in busy folks, and typically they will not be serious. No matter the seriousness of the problem, though, it is always smart to have an injury diagnosed by a doctor. Just What is a Strain? A muscle strain is tearing or hyper extending of a muscle or a tendon.…

Wheatgrass and Soft Tissue Injuries

Anybody who has heard of wheatgrass would know that it is often taken as fresh juice or shots. While the health benefits of taking wheatgrass have been well known for centuries, what is less well-known is that wheatgrass may be used topically, i.e., on the skin to treat a range of injuries and conditions. There…

Your Menstrual Cycle – Is it Normal?

There are many women who suffer from a common misconception that they are having abnormal periods, even though they actually have a normal monthly cycle. There are many reasons why women may think this and it is typically not their fault as they are generally not fully aware of what a normal period is. When…

Most Common and Effective Complex Ovarian Cyst Treatments

Complex ovarian cyst treatment is a complex process. This is because the condition is deemed to be stressful for women. These are fluid-filled pouches which develop in or outside the woman’s ovary. In most cases, it is benign. However, around 15% have been found to be malignant. Information on Ovarian Cyst Information on complex ovarian…

Campylobacteria – A Major Cause of Food Poisoning

The commonest cause of food poisoning in the US, responsible for 2.1 to 2.4 million episodes of poisoning every year, is a rod-shaped Gram negative bacterium called Campylobacter jejuni. Although most episodes of Campylobacteria food poisoning are relatively mild, resolving within a week or two, the infection occasionally triggers an autoimmune response that can lead…

A Brief Overview of Mouth Ulcers Causes

A mouth ulcer is either an open sore, developed on the inner side of the mouth or a laceration in the mucous membrane of the mouth. Mostly they have a small and round appearance. They can cause serious pain and can really impede you oral activities. Their two main types are aphthous ulcers (canker sores)…