Eww, Vomit!

Ok, so this is not the most appealing of topics but for those of us who are human, with a digestive system, have children or even animals, have thrown a party or just find themselves in this situation, it must be discussed.  Vomiting  is actually one of the best defense mechanisms a body has. It…

Food Poisoning Lawsuits

The concern of food poisoning used to be primarily limited to improper handling and preparation of meals in restaurants and in the home. Over the last few years, massive outbreaks of serious illness and death caused by large scale food contamination, such spinach contaminated with E Coli, peanut butter carrying salmonella, and the pet food…

Can You Have the Lap Band Surgery If You Have an Ulcer?

Laparoscopic Gastric Banding or Lap Band surgery has become a common procedure for achieving weight loss. There are a number of conditions one must meet before being accepted for lap band surgery. The issue of certain health conditions is a factor when determining whether one is a suitable candidate for this type of weight loss…

Acid Reflux – Symptoms and Treatment

Acid reflux (also known as GERD or heartburn) is a common condition — Over 60 million Americans experience it at least once a month. For some, acid reflux is a temporary phenomenon experienced only when eating too much, or eating particular types of food e.g. spicy foods. But for many others, acid reflux can be…

Cure Disease – How to Cure Any Disease

There is one simple elemental truth when it comes to curing disease. Every illness is caused by something. Normally what is causing an ailment in the body is disharmony. Disharmony mentally, as well as physically, can cause the body to acquire “dis-ease”. In order to illness we have to be able to restore the bodies…

Heart Failure – Its Causes and Signs

The heart is responsible for pumping blood to the rest parts of the body. The efficient heart function helps to provide oxygen and nutrients to the various parts of the body to enable them carry out their unique functions. When there is a disruption in the contractile ability of the heart, the heart tries to…

Do I Have Water Retention?

Water retention is one of those things that most people would rather diagnose themselves than have to go and see their doctor about, but do you know what to look for? Should you be going to see your doctor anyway, or is this something that you can easily treat yourself? In this article we’re going…

Blood Pressure – The Basic Facts

What is Blood Pressure? Blood Pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of the arteries. Blood Pressure is recorded as two numbers. For example 120/80.The larger number indicates the pressure in the arteries as the heart squeezes out blood during each beat. It is called the Systolic Blood Pressure. The lower…

COQ10 And Cardiovascular Health

Cardiovascular problems are the major cause of deaths in the world. Every year millions of dollars are spent for the prevention and cure of cardiovascular problems. Our body produces a natural enzyme called coenzyme Q10 which is very helpful in fighting the heart disease. This coenzyme is also available commercially in the form of a…

Is It Heartburn Or A Heart Attack?

Many times as people we do not eat right. We will quickly tell you which foods don’t agree with us, but that does not always deter us from consuming them. For many of us, these poor choices lead to a case of heartburn or acid reflux. Many times these minor symptoms can be alleviated with…

Heart Disease in Women

According to the American Heart Association’s Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics, cardiovascular disease (CVD) is still the United States number one killer of men and women of all ethnic groups. The statistical update for 2005 utilized the statistics compiled for 2002, or the most recent year that data are available. Cardiovascular diseases include high blood…

Real Vampire Graves in America

In researching my books, I come across all sorts of strange trivia, but even I was taken back by this one. It seems that in New England there are real vampire graves from the great “New England Vampire Panic” of the early 19th century. How is it that this is the first I heard about…

Does Rogaine Work? The Facts!

Rogaine is the brand name for a drug which contains Minoxidil in 2% and 5% doses designed to combat hair loss. The main question is: Does Rogaine work? Consider these facts: Minoxidil was originally developed to reduce high blood pressure. One of the side effects noted was increased hair growth in some patients. This aspect…

Metastatic Brain Tumors at a Glance

Most individuals that suffer from brain tumors have metastatic brain tumors. When it comes to brain tumor diagnoses, this is the most common type of brain tumor identified in patients. When an individual suffers from this type of tumor, it means that it is a type of cancer that has developed in the brain that…

The Early Signs of Multiple Sclerosis

There are several early signs of multiple sclerosis. Have you ever experienced tingling, numbness, loss of balance, weakness in one or more limbs, blurred or double vision? These are some of the most typical signs or symptoms that might suggest to a doctor that you have multiple sclerosis. The signs may come on so gradually…