Nystatin and Diflucan – The Myth Exposed

There exists the myth that Nystatin and Diflucan are very powerful antifungal treatments. This myth exists due to the fact that they are the most prescribed and revered antifungal. It also exists because the drug companies and your Doctor may say it’s so. However the herbal kingdom also contains antifungal substances. In fact there a…

How Dangerous Is A Sigmoid Colon Polyp?

A sigmoid polyp is a mass of cells that grows in the sigmoid colon, which is the s-shaped section of the large intestine near the end of the digestive tract. A sigmoid polyp is a matter of some concern because it can – but doesn’t always – become malignant. Therefore, it is described as being…

Myoma – What Every Woman Should Know

What is Myoma? Myomas are non cancerous tumors that are commonly found in the uterus. It is a condition that affects almost 75% of women, especially women in their 30’s and 40’s. Just last month, I was experiencing abdominal pains and headaches, so I decided to consult my doctor. The doctor did a couple of…

What Types of Ovarian Cysts Are Possible After 50?

The types of ovarian cysts in women over the age of 50 are exactly the same as the types of ovarian cysts in women under the age of 50. The profound difference is that post-menopausal women are significantly more susceptible to developing a cancerous cyst. Your doctor may have shared with you the term for…

Thrush in Adults

Even though it isn’t the most attractive thing to say, Thrush in adults is actually a pretty common infection. Thrush is caused by a yeast infection or more scientifically known as the Candida fungus. While the Candida fungus is actually present in your body anyways if your micro organisms do not keep them under control…

Hepatitis – Causes, Symptoms, Types, Prevention and Treatment

Hepatitis is characterized by the destruction of a number of liver cells and the presence of inflammatory cells in the liver tissue caused by excessive alcohol drinking, disorders of the gall bladder or pancreas, including medication side effects, and infections.In this article, we will discuss causes, symptoms, types, prevention and treatment of hepatitis. I. Causes…

Scarring of the Liver – Cirrhosis

Cirrhosis of the liver is the deterioration of the liver due to scar tissue that has developed replacing the normal healthy tissues of the liver. This disease can develop for numerous reasons and for the majority of individuals who have this condition more than one cause has contributed to its development. The most common causes…

Symptoms of Renal Calculi

Experiencing chronic pain at the lower side of your back? Do not take such a symptom lightly. It may be a sign of renal calculi. Renal calculi are commonly called kidney stones. These are crystalline materials that form, through time, in the urinary system. If not diagnosed early, it can cause failure of the renal…

Food Poisoning – An Overview

What is Food Poisoning? Food poisoning results when you eat food contaminated with bacteria or other pathogens such as parasites or viruses. Your symptoms may range from upset stomach to diarrhea, fever, vomiting, abdominal cramps and dehydration. Most such infections go undiagnosed and unreported. But the Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that each…

How To Recognize The Signs Of An Ulcer

An ulcer is a crater like sore usually 1/4 to 3/4 inch in diameter (can sometimes be 1 to 2 inches in diameter) and can form in either the lining of the stomach (gastric ulcer), below the stomach at the beginning of the small intestine in the duodenum (duodenal ulcer) or sometimes (but not often)…