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…

Forbidden Foods To Eat With Acid Reflux

Together with many acid reflux sufferers, you may have questions about specific nutrition that cuts out foods that degenerate GERD and let you beat your medical condition. Is there any nutrition that will relieve symptoms of acid reflux? Let’s make a quick review of the basic physiological causes behind acid reflux, also known as GERD…

Effects of Massage Therapy on the Skin of Lymphedema Patients

The difference between normal massage techniques and manual lymph drainage techniques is that strokes that are used in normal massage therapy are applied with a bit more pressure than are strokes of manual lymph drainage therapy. The basic strokes that are used in normal massage therapy are petrissage, effleurage, tapotement, vibration and friction. It should…

The Relationship Between Heart Disease And Kidney Disease

When you suffer from some type of heart disease, maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be very difficult. We all need to eat healthy, maintain a good regular exercise routine and have regular checkups from our health care provider. When heart disease is not managed well the effects on our kidneys can be catastrophic. The kidneys…