Toe Nail Fungus

Toe nail fungus is a phrase often used to refer to a common type of fungal infection – an infection where a fungus has somehow gotten into a toenail and begun to grow there, causing discoloration, disintegration of the nail and, frequently, considerable discomfort. Although there are many species of fungi in the world, only…

Rehabilitation After Femoral Shaft Fracture

The shaft of the femur is a very strong structure and well padded with the large muscles which propel the body in gait so it is rare for it to be fractured as this requires high levels of force. Motorcycle, bicycle or car accidents are the commonest sources of this kind of fracture and they…

Erectile Dysfunction: Causes and Treatment

“Erectile dysfunction is defined as inability to maintain an erection sufficient for sexual intercourse. This is a disorder that affects millions of men around the world in different ways and with varying causes.” What is it? Erectile dysfunction is a medical term used to define the inability to get an erection with sufficient rigidity for…

Top Tips To Treat And Prevent Colon And Rectal Cancer

The cells in your large intestine are exposed to many types of substances that result from digestion and the activity of micro-organisms. What’s more, the cells have a high turnover rate – your intestinal lining completely replaces its cells every week or so. All this metabolic activity makes the cells particularly vulnerable to damage. In…

Massage, Bodywork and Baker’s Cysts

Along with an increasing number of new clients many massage therapists are gaining comes an increasing number of health conditions being presented, some that you may not have been previously aware of. Among these diverse health conditions that every massage therapist should know about is something called a Baker’s cyst, a swelling at the back…

Thrush – Natural Causes and Natural Cures For Thrush

Lots of people are trying to cure their thrush with drugs and over the counter medications. But its important to remember that thrush stems from a naturally occurring yeast in the body, and therefore the best treatment is also one which is natural. Before we begin to look at natural cures for thrush, let’s first…

Hepatitis C – Frequently Asked Questions

What is hepatitis C? Hepatitis C is a blood-borne infection of the hepatitis C virus (HCV). It causes serious harm to the liver and has long-lasting health consequences. What causes hepatitis C infection? Hepatitis C virus causes hepatitis C infection. This virus is present in the blood of affected persons. This virus attacks your liver…

Herbal Remedies to Dissolve Kidney Stone Fast and Effectively

Kidney stones or renal calculi are hard, crystalline stone like structures, composed of minerals. They usually grow within the kidney or in any part of the urinary tract. This condition, characterized by formation of stones in kidney, is referred to as nephrolithiasis. When stones block the ureters, it is referred to as ureterolithiasis. People around…