Vitamin D, or Vitamin D Hormone?

Vitamin D deficiency is common in the United States and worldwide. It is known to be important in bone mineral metabolism but now we have information that it does much more. Vitamins are generally known to be responsible for a single disease and appropriate supplementation should correct the disease. A hormone goes to distant tissues…

Introduction to Pancreatic Health

The Pancreas and the Sphincter of Oddi The pancreas is the second largest gland in the human body and plays an important role in the digestive process. It is responsible for the production of insulin that controls the balance of glucose in the body. It also releases the digestive juices and enzymes necessary for digestion…

Some Important Facts and Myths About The Menstrual Cycle

Menstruation is a normal process that involves bleeding from the uterus of a woman for a particular period once every month. In this article we will discuss some important facts and myths associated with menstrual cycle. Menstrual cycle also known as monthly cycle is a monthly process in which the female reproductive organs get ready…

Top 5 Tips – Acid Reflux Remedies

Acid reflux has symptoms similar to that of heartburn and is also termed as Gastro esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Reflux and Stomach Acid amongst other things. The problem can become dangerous in the long run as the acid can cause considerable damage as it wear’s away the lining of delicate esophagus. The problems of swallowing…

Headaches – What to Do

The primary thing I want to say about headaches is there are different types. There is not one general “headache” that everyone gets. Something that is quite commonly overlooked and possibly dismissed as a cause is the malfunction of bones in the spine and in the upper back area. As a Chiropractor in Bellevue, I…

An Overview of Abdominal Pain

We can hardly find a person who has not suffered from abdominal pain at least once in his life. Abdominal pain may be of different types, caused by a number of causes, which range from simple to life threatening conditions. Irrespective of the cause and the severity, it is troublesome for the sufferers and the…

Compression Sleeves Aid Lymphedema Patients

Lymphedema is a medical condition causing chronic swelling of the body. Doctors often recommend compression sleeves or stockings to reduce inflammation after the patient receives other therapy. Sleeve Features These sleeves are available in Lycra and nylon and should be worn every day under a medical professional’s direction. Compression sleeves may be bought without a…

Can I Treat Cholesterol Issues Naturally?

Low intensity walking has remarkable effects on controlling cholesterol even a tread mill or vibration walker machine can be a solution. Reducing your weight by 10 pounds causes the average cholesterol levels to drop about 5%. Of course, it’s always good to cut back on sugars which include fruit, and drink alcohol moderately, as well…

What Causes Erectile Dysfunction and What Can You Do?

Erectile dysfunction – the inability to perform satisfactorily sexually – is experienced by one in five men and is increasingly common with age. The good news is that simple lifestyle changes may be enough to ward off the problem. That’s because new research indicates erectile dysfunction is much more common among men with diabetes or…

First Aid In Heart Attack

Lack of exercise, eating instant foods, lack of rest and stress is a factor that is often experienced by busy people. And anyone would know, living an unhealthy lifestyle will have a negative impact on health, one of which is heart disease. Heart attack is still ranked first deathly disease in the world. CAUSE Heart…

Eat Your Way to Heart Health

It’s February, and that means it’s American Heart month! Despite all the talk about heart health, I think we honestly forget what a big deal Heart Disease is in this country. It is the number one cause of death in the United States. Numero Uno. That is not something to take lightly. Certainly we’ve taken…

Penis Conditions: The Bizarre and Thankfully Rare

Many men worry about whether their penis is “normal,” a concern fueled by the false conception that there is some ideal penis out there in size, shape and function that men would be blessed to have, or to approximate. But the vast majority of men have penises that are perfectly capable of functioning, and so…

Outsourcing – Pros And Cons

Stripped of its technical terms, outsourcing is basically the practice of one company to contract another company to provide the services that could have been performed by their own staff. There are many reasons why companies now are on the bandwagon of having some of their services done by others. (It had been an old…

Brain Tumor Removal Treatments Abroad

When talking about the delicate field of neurosurgery, you are referring to a medical discipline that deals with the diagnosing and treatment of different diseases and disorders in the brain, spinal column, spinal cord, the peripheral nerves or the extra-cranial cerebrovascular system (blood vessels supplying the brain). As one can assume, the various treatments dealing…

Some of the Most Common Infectious Diseases

In today’s world we are constantly faced with information about infectious diseases, infection control and disease prevention. We are all aware of the methods that we should apply to prevent the spread of infectious disease, such as washing of hands with antibacterial soap, using hand sanitizer, disinfectant spray and wipes as well as mouth covers.…