Types of Fibroids

A fibroid is a tumor or an abnormal growth that is benign. It is not associated with cancer, and they almost never develop into cancer. These fibroids can grow on the uterus and or the ovaries. One half of all women will have a fibroid, however, most probably won’t know it. That’s because most of…

Functional Ovarian Cyst – Types and Risks

Read on to know all about functional ovarian  cyst  and understand it better To release an egg, the ovary’s covering gets ruptured at the time of ovulation which soon gets healed while the cells inside the ovary develop a structure that is clinically termed as corpus luteum. Progesterone, which is a hormone that is responsible…

Thrush Cream

One of the main ways to treat a vagina yeast infection, or vaginal Thrush, is to use Thrush cream. There are many brand names out there so finding the one that works the best without breaking the budget is important. There are also some home remedies that claim to work even better than the creams…

Hepatitis ABC

It’s important to know your Hepatitis ABC risk. Hepatitis AB or C is another silent but deadly killer. May 19th marked world Hepatitis day. That’s right, Hepatitis has its own “world day”! There are millions of individuals infected with Hepatitis. Public awareness is one of the most important factors in fighting the disease. President Obama…

Can Viral Hepatitis Cause Cirrhosis Of The Liver?

If you’re curious about whether viral hepatitis might lead to  cirrhosis  of the liver, then you may wish to check out this article for some details on the topic. There is no one answer that covers every type of viral hepatitis, as there are multiple types of the infection, and some can lead to it…

Why Study Calculus?

As part of a subcategory within my “Why Study Math” series, I am pleased to introduce a new group or articles that will touch upon some of the higher branches of mathematics. The purpose of these writings will be to introduce people-particularly the lay person-to some of the more advanced reaches of this subject. Many…

Dog Vomiting

New canine owners are often alarmed over dog vomiting, but those of us who have owned dogs for some time know that this is rarely cause for concern. It’s fairly easy to tell if your dog is really sick or simply reacting to a hairball from terrorizing the cat all morning. Dogs are able to…

Some Tips for Preventing Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is one thing that people often worry about when eating food at a restaurant, especially if they have not eaten there before. While food poisoning is widely regarded as something that comes from food in a restaurant, or somewhere else outside of the home, keep in mind that food prepared within your own…

Living With Peptic Ulcer

If you are experiencing burning pain or any discomfort in the upper abdomen, pain that may disturb you at your sleep at night, feeling of fullness that you are unable to drink much fluid needed by your body, mild nausea and hunger one to three hours right after having your meal, then you may want…

How to Tell If You Have Genital Herpes

Genital Herpes or HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) is one of the most widely-spread sexually transmitted diseases. This disease is caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) or type 2 (HSV-2). According to a national representative study on sexually transmitted diseases, one out of five adolescents and adults have had herpes in the United States.…

Detecting Kidney Disease: Stage Five

Why is it so important to detect kidney disease in its early stages, even if it’s rather hard to diagnose? Because when you reach Stage 4, you are likely past the point of living without serious medical intervention or even a transplant. And by the time you arrive at Stage 5, you have virtually no…

How To Get Rid Of Cold Sores – Fast!

Does this sound familiar? You have a big night out in a few days and suddenly you feel that tell-tale ‘tingling’ on you lips. Aaaargh! Not a cold sore! Now it’s a downhill trip. First the blisters appear lovingly followed by the ugly scabs. What is a cold sore? It’s a common illness caused by…

What are Normal Cholesterol Readings?

A simple blood test is all it takes to find out if you have a normal cholesterol reading or if you need to make some changes to get it under control. But just what is a normal reading and how do you know if your numbers are to high? There are two schools of thought…