Vinegar Nail Fungus Home Remedy

The reason why many people are now resorting to natural home remedies is in order to counter the harmful effects of hospital-based  nail   fungus  treatment which leaves the patients with many side effects besides not bringing a long-term solution   to the problem. The orally administered anti-fungal drugs are the most hazardous because they expose the…

Sprain Injuries and Their Treatment

A  sprain  is an injury to a ligament which is a thick tissue that connects bones together. The most injured ligament in the body are the ankles. Usually ligaments are injured by being stretched far from their normal position. Having ligaments in your body holds your skeleton comprised of bones together in a normal alignment…

Paragliding – How Safe Is It, And What Are The Stats?

The good news is, it’s safer than it’s Extreme Sports image would have you think. Of all the so-called Extreme Sports, paragliding has perhaps the widest range of participants. In Japan, you will find old people serenely gliding across dormant volcano slopes. Through the Alps in France, you might spot daring young men pushing the…

Sex Positions To Conceive

The missionary is the most popular and the simplest position. The woman lies supine while the man is on top. This is one of the best sex positions to conceive as this formation allows the sperm to set down closer to the cervix. From behind sex position is highly recommended for women at the later…

Types of Bariatric Surgery

There are three basic types of bariatric weight loss surgeries: restriction procedures, predominantly malabsorptive procedures, and malabsorption procedures. Restrictive bariatric surgeries only reduce the size of the stomach and do not interfere with the digestive process. Predominantly malabsorptive procedures reduce the stomach size, however are primarily based on creating malabsorption. Malabsorption procedures reduce the size…

Understanding a Dog’s Menstrual Cycle

Just like humans, dogs do have menstrual cycles, too. Also called the “heat cycle” due to their association with a dog’s fertility period and propensity to have sex, they have some very crucial differences from the cycle that humans do experience. For the record, dog’s menstrual cycles aren’t really menstrual cycles. This is because their…

Curing Sinusitis

Medical professionals and practitioners refer to Sinusitis as the swelling of the sinuses. Sinus infection, or sinusitis, is an inflammation of the sinuses and nasal passages. A sinus infection can cause a headache or pressure in the eyes, nose, cheek area, or on one side of the head. People who are suffering from the condition…

Ovarian Cyst, Now What? – Treatment For an Ovarian Cyst

Your course of treatment for an ovarian  cyst  generally depends on the kind of  cyst  that you are diagnosed with. Most  cysts  go unnoticed by women, simply disappearing before they are even noticed, however, in some cases, an ovarian  cyst  may cause pain and bleeding, leading a woman to seek medical attention. For most women,…

Thrush in Men – Causes, Symptoms, and Natural Treatments

What is Thrush? Many people do not know that thrush (also known as yeast infection) can occur in men. Thrush is an uncontrollable growth from an organism named Candida albicans. This organism is yeast that sits on the skin, mouth and gastrointestinal tract. Thrush occurs when the yeast uncontrollably multiplies, causing pain and inflammation. Causes…

Hepatitis A – Caused by the Hepatitis A Virus

Hepatitis A is the condition caused by the hepatitis A virus and is the swelling or inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis A is a less serious form of hepatitis as it will not become a chronic condition – reoccurring or affecting an individual for life – and the symptoms that a patient experiences from hepatitis…

Spleen Cancer in Dogs – What You Should Know

The spleen is an organ located below the stomach. It contains lots of blood vessels with circulating red blood cells, making it a storage for blood. It also supplies blood, and cleans up old red blood cells. Dogs may develop masses in the spleen. These can be benign or malignant. Hemangiosarcoma is the most common…

Polycystic Liver Disease Or PLD

Polycystic liver disease or PLD is the rare inherited disorder that causes cysts to form on the liver that have the potential to decrease liver functioning. However, most individuals who have PLD will be asymptomatic – meaning that they will experience no symptoms – and will not develop any serious complications from this disease. While…

The Fear of Vomiting

The fear of vomiting is probably one of the world’s strangest fears. Of course, everyone is afraid of vomiting – nobody likes to vomit. But for people with emetophobia, it is a completely different thing. They have an intense, irrational fear of vomiting. The most obvious kind of fear is of course being afraid that…

5 Tips to Avoid Food Related Illnesses

Not only are the foods you’re eating nutritionally unsound, but the number of food related illnesses and deaths are on the rise…The FDA states that food poisoning, Listeriosis, Hepatitis A, Hemorrhagic Colitis and a number of other food borne illnesses are killing 13 men, women and children per day. It’s appalling that this is happening…