When the Toenail Goes Bad

Gertrude (names changed to protect the… health information – Google HIPPA) came into the office and I noticed right away that she was very distressed and wringing her hands. When I see a patient for the first time, we go through their medical history. This includes any current medical information, medications, allergies, past surgeries and…

Home Remedies For Toenail Fungus

The most common source of infection related to the toenail is due to fungus, which is clinically ranked in up to twenty percent of all disorders concerning toenails. Medically, such condition is termed onychomycosis. Among the worldwide population of adults, toenail fungus infections are found among six to eight percent. Amid the various types of…

Product Review – The AirCast Ankle Sprain Care Kit

Most people are familiar with the general treatment of an ankle injury. When the injury occurs there is pain, swelling, redness and difficulty walking. The usual course is to get off the ankle (rest), apply ice to the ankle (to reduce swelling and inflammation), elevate the extremity (to reduce pain and swelling) and wrap the…

Recovering From a Mommy Makeover

Most women who take the big step to reclaim their bodies after having children tell me that it’s the best money they have ever spent. By rejuvenating their breasts, tummies, hips and thighs, my Mommy Makeover patients can finally free their heads from that annoying little voice that constantly reminds them of their “problem” areas.…

The Truth About Stage 4 Cancer Life Expectancy

There’s no doubt that stage 4 cancer is one of the most horrible things that can happen to anyone, however, there have been contradictory articles regarding the life expectancy of a cancer at such an advanced stage. As a result, this article has been written to spell out, for once and for all, the facts…

The Importance of Paying Attention to Ulcer Symptoms

Stressful lifestyles, poor diets and the abuse of cigarettes, alcohol and caffeine are characteristic to many people these days. All these factors contribute to the development of digestive disorders and an increasing number of people have been diagnosed with different forms of ulcer lately. Ulcer is an inflammation, sourness or lesion of the gastrointestinal tract…

Pre Menstrual Syndrome (PMS) And Herbs For Insomnia

Premenstrual syndrome effects over 70% to 90% of women before menopause in the US and less for women in Southeast Asia because of their difference in living style and social structure. It is defined as faulty function of the ovaries related to the women’s menstrual cycle, it effects a women’s physical and emotional state, and…

Colon Cancer – Is It Lurking Inside You?

Are you suffering from persistent constipation or diarrhea? Have you noticed a tinge of blood in your stool lately? Are you always tired and feeling fatigued? Are you experiencing weight loss, but have not been dieting or engaging in exercise routine? These and many other symptoms should necessitate a visit to a doctor. Colon cancer…

5 Tips on How to Get Pregnant

Although pregnancy is a gift in a woman’s life, there are some tips on how to get pregnant. Still, it is at out of reach for some women just because of not knowing about how to get pregnant. For most of the women, pregnancy is not a problem whereas it’s really developing anxiety with some…

Oral Thrush Symptoms

The symptoms of oral thrush are fairly unmistakable. But how to be really sure that that is what you have. The best way is to view pictures of oral thrush but failing that opportunity then the symptoms are well defined. The most obvious sign is the white or creamy white patches inside your mouth. These…

How Your Immune System Can Help Defeat Hepatitis C

With Hepatitis C affecting millions of people in the United States, many people find themselves wondering just how the virus is able to get past the body’s immune system and develop into a chronic illness. The immune system is supposed to be the body’s line of defense against disease, fighting until the virus or bacteria…