Antioxidants, Acids, Alkali and Cancer

In my previous articles on cancer, I did not discuss the role of acids, bases and antioxidants in detail. But with the current hype about the miraculous nature of basic water, antioxidant foods and drugs, I feel compelled to step in and set the records straight with currently available medical literature. The efficacy of acids,…

Antioxidants, Acids, Alkali and Cancer

In my previous articles on cancer, I did not discuss the role of acids, bases and antioxidants in detail. But with the current hype about the miraculous nature of basic water, antioxidant foods and drugs, I feel compelled to step in and set the records straight with currently available medical literature. The efficacy of acids,…

Top 10 Symptoms of Helicobacter Pylori

Helicobacter pylori is a spiral shaped bacterium that lives in the stomach and small intestine of humans and some animals. It can cause a vast array of symptoms both in the digestive system and in other parts of the body. Drs Robin Warren and Barry Marshall won the Nobel Prize for Physiology & Medicine when…

Common Causes of Cellulitis

Natural flora of our body includes some types of bacteria. These bacteria thrive inside and outside the human body without causing harm if they stay in their rightful place and maintain normal numbers. In some instances, we accidentally acquire cuts and breaks in the skin that causes unwanted skin openings. These cuts or scrapes allow…

NSAIDs Side Effects

Celebrex Side Effects Considering any possible Celebrex side effects is very important, when we decide whether to have a treatment with this medicine. Celebrex is mostly used to treat symptoms of: osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis, other pains that can appear after having a surgery, tooth extractions, menstrual cramps, but it can also be prescribed…

Immediate Recovery After a Heart Attack

If a loved one has had a heart attack, then the time that they are in the hospital is undoubtedly a difficult one and also a time of anxiety. But then the discharge looms and you both feel very confident about your loved one coming home. You feel that they will be able to recuperate…

Top 3 Heart Disease Risk Factors

The American Heritage Dictionary defines a risk factor as, "a characteristic, condition, or behavior, such as high blood pressure or smoking, that increases the possibility of disease or injury." Basically the more heart disease risk factors you have, the more likely you are to develop a health condition like coronary heart disease. While the list…

Terrible Virtue by Ellen Feldman: A Review

Two words describe Ellen Feldman’s historical fiction novel about Margaret Sanger: Relevant and controversial. Margaret Sanger fought a fight for the good of downtrodden women, all the while leading a personal life open to question. It is well known that American women had few rights in 1900. Because of social convention, fears of pregnancy hovered…

Stage 3 Ovarian Cancer Overview

Stage III ovarian cancer is a more serious level of cancer, which has spread to include the pelvic area and organs, and the abdominal organs (liver, bowels, lymph nodes, etc.), and it is easier to diagnose. It is used as part of the prognosis made by a doctor. Stage III ovarian cancer is then further…

10 Simple and Natural Home Remedies For Pneumonia

Pneumonia is a common illness that refers to an infection of the lungs. It occurs in all age groups, and is a leading cause of death among children and elderly people in chronic conditions. The major symptoms of pneumonia are productive cough resulting in mucus, chest pains, fever, chills and breathing shortness. Here, in this…

Rib Pain: Symptom Of A Rib Injury, Or Something Else?

Rib pain symptoms can be caused by a number of possible diseases and disorders – not just rib injuries like cracked ribs or broken ribs. In this article, we’ll list some of the most common injuries, conditions, and disorders that cause pain in the ribs symptoms. Even if you see information here that gives you…

What is Chronic Bronchitis?

Chronic bronchitis is defined as a long term inflammation or swelling of the bronchi.  This can result in heightened production of mucus and may be accompanied by other side effects.  To be classified as chronic bronchitis, a harsh cough and expectoration (coughing up of mucus) must occur on most days, for no less than three…