Managing a Child With Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a medical condition that affects thousands of children around the world. Many parents simply go into raptures when for the first time they watch with love how their little ones first turn over on the tummies, sit up, crawl and later try to stand on the legs and take those very first…

Multiple Sclerosis Misdiagnosis – Why This Happens?

Multiple sclerosis has a range of symptoms that are similar to a number of other illnesses including autoimmune, infectious, vascular and other diseases. This can increase the likelihood of misdiagnosis so it is imperative that you are sure your diagnosis of MS or one of the other illnesses that can mimic MS is correct. The…

Shingles – Treatment and Prevention

Most of us get chickenpox as children, and a few of us are left with a tell-tale souvenir of the experience: a tiny scar on the face or neck where we scratched once too often. But some of us are left with another legacy of that usually harmless childhood infection: shingles. Shingles is an excruciatingly…

The Link Between Magnesium Deficiency and Nerve, Muscle Pain

Magnesium is a mineral involved in hundreds of biochemical reactions that keep our bodies going. Among its many duties, magnesium helps the heart pump, regulates blood pressure and blood sugar levels, strengthens bones, metabolizes energy, synthesizes protein and maintains nerve and muscle function. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 57% of the U.S. population…

Toddler Behavior Problems

Every child goes through toddler behavior problems at some point, and as a parent these times can be very testing indeed. As a full time parent myself, I have been through all those shouting matches, public spats and upsetting experiences and it isn’t a pleasant experience for either party. However through personal experiences I now…

The Top 10 Ways to Cure a Sore Throat

Sore throats are a common manifestation of many illnesses, such as colds, the flu, and sinus and respiratory infections. Most of these diseases are self-limiting, requiring only self-care at home to treat the symptoms. Surely, the itchy, painful, raspy, inflamed tissues of a sore throat is one of the most bothersome and uncomfortable of these…

Type 2 Diabetes – Polyuria, Polydipsia and Polyphagia!

Complications from Type 2 diabetes can also cause many side effects. While some are more commonly known, there are others an individual may be experiencing and not even know they are related to their disease. Some complications often overlooked are: polyuria, polydipsia, and polyphagia. In all three of these conditions, the first part of the…

Obesity Statistics – 10 Alarming Obesity Facts

Statistics and estimates as reported by the The International Obesity Task Force, the US Census, WHO World Health Report and other organizations indicates the enormity of the world wide obesity problem: Over 300 million people worldwide are obese and 750 million more are overweight. More than 22 million of the world’s children under 5 are…

Penis Health 101 – What Causes Penis Blisters?

Penis blisters can develop for a number of reasons. Some of these can be easily treated at home, but it is important to see a doctor for a firm diagnosis before attempting to self-treat any type of blisters on penis skin or the surrounding area. Men who have signs of blisters or other open sores…

Do Natural Cures For Psoriasis Actually Work?

Are you frustrated with the natural cures for psoriasis? If you are you’re not alone. When you scan the Internet for natural cures or home remedies, you’ll be bombarded with all sorts of information and advice. But do these supposed experts really know what they’re talking about? Let’s take a closer look at some of…

What Is a Toenail Fungal Infection?

If you have a thickened, yellow or brown discoloured toenail, you may be suffering from a toenail fungal infection. Known medically as onychomycosis or tinea unguium, this fungal infection can do considerable damage to the nail plate and underlying structure which may lead to the loss of part or whole of the toenail itself. The…

Allergic Reactions Can Cause Confusion

An allergic reaction is a sign that something is wrong with our bodies. Many times throughout the course of life we have symptoms that seem like they can be something as simple as a cold only to find out later you were allergic to something in the air. It doesn’t even have to be something…

5 Key Causes of Ringing in the Left Ear

There are a number of possible causes of ringing in the left ear. I fact I have shared some of them in my previous writings. Below I have decided to provide a helpful list that you should be able to read through right to the end with ease. You may find that the cause is…