Understand Ragweed Allergy Symptoms and Treatment

Ragweed allergy symptoms are among the most painful of all seasonal allergies. They are the last blow that hay fever inflicts on sufferers of seasonal allergies just before the winter months bring relief from pollen allergies. For those who also suffer from spring or summer allergies, ragweed allergy season will be much harder on you…

8 Telltale Signs of Teething

There are a lot of joys to experience with a baby – teething is not one of them. Babies can actually cut teeth as early as three months. Like Mel Gibson in M. Night Shyamalan’s Signs, it is important to figure out the signs – the sooner, the better. While the symptoms may vary from…

Phobias – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

A phobia is an overwhelming and unreasonable fear of an object or situation that poses little real danger. A phobia is a long lasting illness that can cause intense physical and psychological distress and can affect a person’s ability to function normally at work or in social settings. Phobias can be divided into specific phobias,…

10 Solutions for Cocker Spaniel Separation Anxiety

Cocker Spaniels are affectionate and sociable. They are energetic and, generally, happy animals. However, this happiness is, to a great degree is contingent upon human companionship. Cocker Spaniels are not likely to remain happy if left to spend a great deal of time alone. Some cockers may seem a bit “down in the dumps,” if…

Stephen King’s Insomnia

Stephen King’s Insomnia was first published in 1994 and like a number of King’s other novels, it is set in the state of Maine and in the fictional town of Derry. The genre of this book is not traditional horror but rather a supernatural or sci-fi thriller. Other aspects of the book are also somewhat…

What to Do With Your Ingrown Toenail

An ingrown toenail is a common condition for both men and women. It happens when the corner or side of one of your toenails grows into the soft flesh of that toe. It usually affects one of your big toes and if not taken care of properly can lead to pain, redness, swelling and sometimes…

Ankle Sprains – What Are They?

Ankle sprains are the most common sports injury and occur thousands of time each week. Of course, they can also happen in daily life and high heels are responsible for many a sprained ankle! Intensely painful, they seriously disrupt daily living as well as get in the way of your continued enjoyment of sport. Given…

Bite Mark Forensic Evidence

BITEMARK HISTORY In struggles between assailants and victims, there is a tendency for teeth to be used as a weapon. Sometimes it is the only defensive tactic for a victim to inflict serious injury on the assailant. It is a well known fact, that in sexual attacks including sexual homicide, rape and child sexual abuse,…

What Causes Lower Left Side Back Pain?

Many people experience lower left side back pain, which can last for days, weeks or months at a time. Common symptoms may include localized pain below the ribs and around the side of the torso. In addition, lower left side back pain may be intermittent in frequency in which it is more tolerable during certain…

Menstrual Irregularity

Now, after much talk about perimenopause and menopause, we will take a u-turn and answer some very basic questions about your body. The first question that brings you to us, or any physician, regarding your reproductive system is (usually) a menstrual irregularity. There might be many questions on your mind pertaining to the seriousness of…

What is a "Normal" Bowel Movement?

With every new exam I ask the same question… “How many bowel movements do you have each day? Do you see any mucous, blood, diarrhea or constipation?” Feces, crap, stools, shit, poop, manure, BM, #2, dung, droppings, and bowel contents are all the same thing. I use all these terms as sometimes my clients don’t…

Septated Ovarian Cyst – What Makes Septated Ovarian Cysts Different and Potentially Dangerous?

Septated ovarian cysts’ structure and components make these growths very different than simple ovarian cysts. Septated cysts consist of both liquid and solid segments separated by membrane walls. Septa means wall. Doctors typically use ultrasound to assess the thickness of a septated cyst’s inner walls. This thickness is a vital measurement when determining whether or…