Ingrown Toenail Symptoms – Tell Me What You See

An ingrown toenail is absolutely an irritating and aggravating health condition suffered by many in today’s population. It occurs when the pointed corner of the toenail continues to grow and invades the soft and delicate tissue of the skin of the toe causing redness, pain, swelling, and on occasion infection. Ingrown toenail symptoms are fairly…

Black Spot Under Toenail Treatments and Prevention

A black spot under toenails can be caused by a few things. If you’ve recently sustained any sort of trauma to your toenail this could cause a bruise. However, if this is not the case there’s certainly a good chance that toenail fungus is the culprit. Fortunately this can be easy to treat and prevent…

High Ankle Sprain – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

One of the common injuries that can be acquired in sports or strenuous exercise is the high ankle sprain or syndesmotic ankle sprain. This oftentimes occurs if the ligaments that connect the fibula and the tibia are stretched to the extent that they are torn. Compared to normal sprain, where the tendons and ligaments were…

Stress Creates Neck and Shoulder Pain

Lately I’ve seen patients with a lot of muscle tension in their neck and shoulders. Their shoulders are hunched up under their ears, and their necks so stiff they can barely move them. Severe neck and shoulder stiffness and pain may require physical therapy to alleviate symptoms, but I’d like to share with you the…

Digestive Problems Can Lead to Bad Breath

A common enemy in the fight against bad breath is your very own stomach. The stomach, as you know, is a storage and processing zone for food. Along with food, the stomach contains many different kinds of bacteria and enzymes. Many of these bacteria help in the process of digestion; however, some of the bacteria…

Multiple Yeast Infections – A Possible Source For Candidiasis

This article is about an experience from a friend of mine, multiple yeast infections or candida. She had candidiasis profusely this past summer when she was diagnosed with multiple yeast infections (mouth, vaginal, seborrheic dermatitis, and esophageal candidiasis). She stayed away from yeast diet and was on Diflucan for several months. After a Cat Scan…

What Causes Ovulation Pain?

This article is intended to provide answers to common questions you may have regarding ovulation pain. What is ovulation pain? What causes ovary pain during ovulation? What are the symptoms of ovulation pain? Why is there sometimes pain after ovulation? Ovulation pain is a type of ovarian pain which occurs in about 1 woman in…

6 Herbs That Heal the Gallbladder Quickly and Naturally

The gallbladder stores bile that the liver produces. When we eat, it triggers the gallbladder to release this bile, which then digests saturated fat and flushes cholesterol and other toxins out of the body. Maintaining gallbladder health is essential to the digestive process, and it’s not only possible to heal the gallbladder naturally – it’s…

Removal of Cysts on Ovaries – What You Should Do

Ovarian cysts are pretty much a normal part every woman’s life, and you shouldn’t go running off in a panic to your gynecologist should you find one on your ovaries. Just relax a little! You should know that removal of cysts on ovaries may be both time-consuming and expensive, depending on the type of treatment…

Hepatitis B Virus – Infection, Symptoms and Signs

EV Hepatitis B virus is a DNA virus with a exceptionally compact structure. It consists of a core containing DNA and an enzyme for its replication(DNA Polymerase). A surface protein surrounds the core of the virus. Humans are the only source of infection. Hepatitis B infection affects 300 million people and is one of the…

Liver Diseases, Causes and Symptoms

Location It is a haphazardly formed, firm sports ground like structure which comprises of two parts (a larger right lobe and a smaller left lobe) and two minor lobes. It is placed just under the diaphragm in the upper right abdomen and is mostly under the ribs and is extended to the middle and partially…

Parsley and Kidney Stones

The kidneys are organs in the body that are used to filter certain minerals and metabolites from the blood, or circulatory system. These pass through the kidneys and out of the body through the bladder. Unfortunately some of the minerals that are found in the urine are able to crystallize and form solid deposits. These…