Diabetes – False Test Results

I recently got the results of my latest diabetes panel and within moments of checking the results on line I received a phone call from my primary physicians office. It seemed my LDL cholesterol had gone up significantly and I might add unusually so, up 75 points. I returned the call and a nurse got…

Obesity is Big Business

Obesity and overweight, weight reduction and weight management therapies, miracle weight loss pills are everywhere. Open the newspaper, switch on the T.V., pick up a magazine and you are sure to find ads and articles on the subject of weight loss and obesity. Weight loss and obesity are big business. Here are some factors that…

Allergies to Antibiotics and Penicillin Rash Symptoms

If you or your child get strep throat, a bacterial infection, ear infection or a different breathing disorder, you may be prescribed the antibiotic penicillin to improve your health and kill the bacteria. It’s important to know if you have an allergy to this antibiotic. For those that do, you may have Type E immunoglobulin…

The Cure For Cold Sores

There are many people that suffer from cold sores. Although they are generally painless, the embarrassment of having such a mark on such a noticeable part of your body is very real. That, plus the notion that such things are really unclean. Of course having a cold sore does make you contagious but only if…

Psoriasis Skin Disease

The psoriasis skin disease is not some new phenomena. It has been around for ages. In olden days the disease was known as the ‘Devils Roses’ because the ‘roses on your skin’ could disappear for years, and all of a sudden come back. Psoriasis is a common skin disease which affects roughly about 2 percent…

EMF Radiation and Your Brain

Things you need to know about electromagnetic field (EMF) radiation and how it affects your brain function: * In 2004, scientists in Spain have discovered that a cell phone call lasting just two minutes can alter the natural electrical activity of a child’s brain for up to an hour afterwards. The alteration in brain waves…

Biological Factors That Contribute to Depression

Many people are pre-disposed to depression because of their own biological makeup making their risk of suffering from this condition much greater then those who do not share these risk factors. There are four main biological factors that can increase a persons risk for depression and these include (1) genetic factors, (2) biochemical factors, (3)…

How to Overcome Commitment Phobia

Contrary to what others think, commitment phobias can be gotten over pretty quickly if you know the right way to act and things to say to the person shying away from the relationship. Commitment phobias are the product of an uneasy feeling that a person gets when things are moving faster than anticipated or they…

Penis Skin Discoloration – Four Possible Causes

Regardless of the attention that men give to the condition of their skin in general, the penis is almost always a cause for concern; the average man could draw a map of his package with his eyes closed. As a result, it is not surprising that the appearance of anything unusual – from dryness to…

Causes and Symptoms of Duodenal Ulcers

To digest food and kill bacteria stomach produces acid. Some cells inside the lining of the stomach and duodenum produce natural mucus barrier which protects the lining of the stomach and duodenum because of this acid. Normally there is a balance between the acid made and the mucus defense barrier. If there is an alteration…

Natural Home Remedies For Toe Nail Fungus and Candida

First, oftentimes nail fungus can be an outward manifesting symptom of candidiasis (overpopulation of candida albicans). Candidiasis is very common, a product of rampant overuse of prescription drugs, particularly antibiotics. Antibiotics kill off all bacteria in the gut, the beneficial intestinal microflora included, and this encourages candida to overpopulate. Once candida gets overpopulated, it goes…