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…

What Does an Ulcer Feel Like?

Peptic ulcer is a hole or wound on the wall of the intestine. The degree of this wound and the associated pains are dependent on many variables. The extent of the symptoms presented varies from person to person. Ulcers are usually found in two major parts of the digestive tract – the stomach (Gastric) and…

General Symptoms of Cancer

Some of the generalized symptoms of cancer are as follows: Note: These symptoms are very general and vague. Having one or two of these does not necessarily mean that someone has cancer. • Persistent Fatigue: One of the most commonly experienced cancer symptoms is fatigue. Usually occurs when the cancer is at an advanced stage…

The Prevention of Ischemic Heart Disease

Ischemic heart disease occurs when there is a partial blockage of blood flow to the heart. When the heart does not get enough blood it has to work harder and it becomes starved for oxygen. If the blood flow is completely blocked then a myocardial   infarction  (heart attack) occurs. As we age we naturally have…

Panic Attack or Heart Attack

Unless you know the facts, you may mistake the chest pains that normally accompany panic  attacks  for a  heart   attack . Every year, thousands of people having chest pain, difficulty breathing, pain or numbness in the left arm and tingling throughout the body end up in a hospital emergency room because they believe they are having…

Congestive Heart Disease

Congestive  heart   disease  is a condition wherein the  heart  fails to pump enough blood to supply for the other body organs. This heart condition may be a result from different activities that might have happened in the heart. This can happen due to narrowed arteries which supply blood and oxygen to the heart muscles. This…