Depression: Can Repression Cause Depression?

In today’s world, depression has become a word that carries enormous weight; either for people who have it or for people who hear about it. It could also be described as a modern day taboo, with people often wanting to avoid the whole thing. However, what is clear is that depression is not something that…

Blushing Phobia – When Blushing Becomes a Fear

Blushing Phobia, or rather Erythrobia, is a very common and learned fear harbored by chronic blushers. An excessive blusher with blushing phobia should not confuse their fear with the original cause of blushing. Usually, the blushing problem arises because a person is dealing with unknown yet treatable health issues along with deeply rooted insecurities. It…

The Six Most Common Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety is a normal and essential reaction to stress or danger that helps all of us to cope with everyday situations. We feel it before a big job interview, before an important exam or when dealing with difficult people. But when anxiety becomes an excessive, persistent and irrational fear or dread of everyday situations it…

How To Treat Toenail Fungus Infections At Home

Treating toenail fungal infections can be an expensive affair that may include taking of different over-the-counter drugs, using anti fungal creams and even surgery. These treatments are made to work in removing the fungi from the toenail and clearing off the infection. However, there are several other ways to treat this toenail fungus, including a…

Ankle Braces – Better Than Casts For Ankle Sprains

An ankle sprain usually comes as a result of landing on the ankle improperly during sports or other daily activities. It is important that the injury is treated promptly in order to ensure proper healing. Certain protocols are used to reduce the swelling, decrease the pain, and reduce the amount of pressure that is put…

What Does Endometriosis Feel Like?

It feels like Endometriosis is affecting more and more women but yet it still seems to take doctors ages to determine if you have the condition. It is not easy to detect on an ultrasound and often drastic surgery is the only way to know for sure if you have the condition. I have endometriosis…

How the Psoas Muscle Causes Back and Hip Pain

The biggest factor in back and hip pain is the psoas muscle. The number of problems caused by the psoas is quite astonishing. These include: low back pain, sacroiliac pain, sciatica, disc problems, spondylolysis, scoliosis, hip degeneration, knee pain, menstruation pain, infertility, and digestive problems. The list can also include biomechanical problems like pelvic tilt,…

The Dangers of Bleeding Ulcer

More and more people are suffering from digestive disorders these days. Due to poor diets, unhealthy lifestyles and the abuse of caffeine, cigarettes and alcohol, most people develop different forms of ulcer. There are multiple types of ulcer and some of them are considered to be life-threatening. Even milder forms of ulcer may endanger a…

Perimenopause Periods – What it Is, What to Do

You’ve been period-free for the past 2 months. You think you’re pregnant (again), so you buy a pregnancy home-kit (again). You tested negative. You’d like to think of a possible explanation. You say you’re actually glad that you don’t have one, especially because you always experience the worst PMS ever known to womankind. Unfortunately for…

Treatment Options for Colorectal Cancer

The treatment depends on the staging of the cancer. When colorectal cancer is caught at early stages (with little spread) it can be curable. However when it is detected at later stages (when distant [[metastasis|metastases]] are present) it is less likely to be curable. Surgery remains the primary treatment while chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy may be…

Women Health Tips – How to Shrink Fibroids

Fibroids are mild tumors that develop inside a woman’s uterus. However, they are not cancerous. They occur most commonly among women during their reproductive age. It is also more common among obese and black women. While some fibroid cases are not evident and rarely cause problems, there are others that grown large and become a…

Thyroid Cysts May Be A Sign Of Thyroid Cancer

There are many different things that can go wrong with the brownish-red gland called the thyroid. The problem I am going to focus on are thyroid cysts. A butterfly shaped gland, part of the endocrine system, the thyroid gland is known as the “master gland of the body. It is located at the base of…

Holistic Food Poisoning Treatment Assists Your Body

The typical symptoms of food poisoning is vomiting and diarrhea at the same time. Unpleasant as this is, it is a natural purging of something that is upsetting your body badly. It needs to come out. If you take a medication that stops the vomiting and diarrhea, then the pathogen has successfully gained entry into…

Foot Ulcers in Diabetics – Causes and Treatments

We’ve all heard of the “Top 10,” but here are the most important “Top 10” that you will ever read: 1. Alcoholism 2. Buerger’s Disease 3. Cancer 4. Diabetes 5. Foot injury 6. Fungal infection 7. Ischemia 8. Neuropathy 9. Paraplegia 10. Smoking What are these top ten things and what do they have to…