The Hidden Causes of Yeast Infection

It is Candida species that causes yeast infections. There are over 100 naturally occurring species, but only a quarter of them are considered recognized causes of yeast infection, or Candiasis in humans. The most abundant one is Candida albicas, then Candida glabrata, Candida krusei, Candida tropicalis, and Candida parapsilosis. For healthy individuals, the intestines are…

Difficulties in Curing Gastric Ulcer

Stomach  ulcer , also referred to as gastric  ulcer  is a serious disorder that causes open lesions at the level of the stomach. Gastric  ulcer  commonly affects people with ages over 50 and it has the highest incidence in the female gender. Although there are many factors that can lead to the development of gastric  ulcer ,…

Drinks to Avoid in Your Heartburn Diet

One excellent way in controlling your heartburn problem is having a friendly heartburn diet. The types of foods and drinks you have in your current diet could be the heartburn triggers. Drinks form an important part of our diet. Yet, it is often overlooked. Here are some types of drinks which you should avoid or…

What to Expect After Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Not everyone recovers the same way after gallbladder removal surgery. But generally speaking, individuals who expect a dramatic change after their operation often get a surprise. In fact, many people find themselves dealing with the same symptoms they felt before their gallbladder was removed. When this happens, doctors refer to it as postcholecystectomy syndrome. Cholecystectomy…

Sleeping With Contact Lenses

Sleeping with contacts is a major dilemma of most contact lens wearer. There are times that we need to travel and often forgot to bring your contacts solution and cases. There are also times that we often sleep late or too tired to remove your contacts. Or there are time that we think that a…

The Yoga Prescription For a Healthy Heart

In a yoga class, you are likely to hear the teacher talk about “opening the heart center.” While all yoga poses benefit the health of the heart, yoga backbends dramatically stretch and open the chest and heart center. Yoga philosophy and practitioners of mind-body medicine recognize that the area in the chest where the heart…

Psychiatry for Physicians – Dementia – Vascular Dementia

Vascular dementia (VaD) is caused by inadequate functioning of the supplying vessels in the brain. Vascular inadequacy is the second most common cause. Men are more vulnerable and usual age of onset is after 60 years. Risk factors for VaD are hypertension, heart disease, cigarette smoking, diabetes mellitus, excessive consumption of alcohol, and hyperlipidemia. Strokes…

Sheer Heart Attack (1974)

For a generation of fans who grew up listening to ‘Radio Gaga’ and ‘Another One Bites The Dust’, it is easy to forget just how much of a hard rock band they were, particularly on their first three records. Drummer Roger Taylor, reflecting in 2014, claimed that they “were like Led Zeppelin with harmonies”, as…

The Best Heart Disease Prevention

The best efforts in heart disease prevention consider a wide range of factors, including smoking, cholesterol levels, blood pressure, obesity, exercise, diet and nutrition, and other contributors. It may sound like a lot, but making a few dietary and lifestyle changes can make a significant difference, and substantially lower your risk of a heart event.…

HIV & AIDS

The Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is not a disease, but rather a group of illnesses that a person is likely to develop because of a weakened immune system after they have been infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).   Tuberculosis , Syphilis, Candidiasis, Esophagitis, Herpes Zoster, Pancreatitis, Gastroenteritis, Pneumonia and Meningitis are the most common…

Pruning Grapes – The Essential Factor

In achieving grapes that are healthy and great tasting, one facet that you need to give undivided attention to is maintenance. This includes making sure that no pest bother your grapes and that they have the best nutrients needed for growth. In addition to all that was mentioned, you also need to zone in on…

Adult Brain Tumor Risks, Diagnosis, and Treatment

A brain tumor is a mass or growth of abnormal cells that have multiplied out of control. There are many different types of brain tumors. Some are benign, or non-cancerous, while others are classified as malignant, or cancerous. Symptoms you experience and treatment options depend largely on the type of tumor as well as its…

Stages of a Cold Sore

Having oral herpes or more commonly known as cold sores can be both painful and embarrassing. The fact that the condition does not have a cure or even a vaccine can often make it seem hopeless. This however should not be the case and as with everything else, proper understanding of the condition may help…