Nail Fungus Lab Tests

When a physician suspects that a patient has a finger- or toenail infection caused by a  fungus  (onychomycosis), he or she will frequently want to send a sample for  nail   fungus  lab tests. This is important because a variety of different nail conditions can look similar to onychomycosis but are actually caused by something else.…

6 Most Common Ankle Pain Diagnosis

Pain is the body’s way of saying something is wrong, but it is not always clear what is causing it. A proper ankle pain diagnosis would include a physical exam, medical imagery such as an x-ray or MRI scan and a history. The combination of these three tools will help medical professionals determine what is…

Health Information – Pros and Cons of Raisins

It is beneficial to know the health information on the food you are snacking on. Raisins are sweet-tasting delicacies obtained from drying grapes either under the sun or through mechanical driers. Raisins can be eaten alone or mixed with desserts, pastries and different dishes. Dr. Mehmet Oz had once posted on his Facebook wall: “Breakfast…

The Hidden Disaster in the Small Intestine

The small intestine of course is where the food makes its most important part of the digestion trip. The vast majority of the assimilation takes place here so the preparation that took place in the mouth, esophagus, stomach and   duodenum  must be as complete as possible. As you know, if you read my previous articles…

Constipation Q and A

What is a normal bowel movement? Colour: Medium to dark brown. Bile produced by the liver and secreted by the gallbladder has a yellowish green colour that gets converted into the characteristic stool brown colour by bacteria in the gut on the way through. If stool is light or clay coloured, sometimes there is inadequate…

What Happens to a Woman’s Body During Menopause?

What is Menopause? Menopause marks the end of a woman’s ability to produce life. It is a normal milestone that inevitably brings changes to a woman’s body before or after their menstrual cycle stops. Though, many studies have already been conducted, most women still do not have a good understanding of what changes they will…

How to Treat and Remove Nasal Polyps Naturally

If you have recently been diagnosed with nasal polyps, you know the frustration that goes along with having the condition, but do you know about natural nasal polyp removal and treatment? Most of the time, people with nasal polyps that are a bit more on the mild side can sooth their condition with natural remedies,…

How to Treat Thrush?

How to treat thrush is a question asked by anyone that is suffering from the misery of an oral yeast infection. Symptoms of oral thrush include the existence of a white creamy path on the inside of the mouth – extending into the throat. You may also have red splotchy spots on the gums, tongue,…

Hepatitis – Be Sure To Wash Your Hands

 Hepatitis  is a Latin word, that means liver inflammation. It’s usually the result of destroyed liver cells and inflamed cells in the liver tissue.  Hepatitis  can be caused by diseases that primarily attack the liver cells and can be listed into one of two groups, depending on how long the disease lasts. Acute  hepatitis  lasts…

Successfully Constructing Your Liver Cirrhosis Diet Plans

Your health is something that you simply can’t take for granted. Taking care of your body is an enormous responsibility that is best accomplished with the practical application of knowledge gained from your doctor regarding any specific ailments you may have. This is no less true in the case of planning a cirrhosis diet. If…

Essential Functions – A Gateway to Calculus

Essential functions are a part of pre-calculus that is learned before getting into real calculus (derivatives, integrals, differential equations. These functions have to be familiar because they will occur often in the field. We are going to examine some essential functions and give an overview of how they are used in calculus Linear functions: these…

Dog Vomiting: Causes And Cures

Dog vomiting is quite a natural canine behavior. All dogs do it, and some do it frequently, and for a number of reasons. So before you grab your car keys to rush the dog off to the vet, stop awhile! In most cases, there is no need for concern. Vomiting is just a natural way…