The Symptoms of Thrush – The Signs to Look For

Thrush is an infection which will happen to most people at some point in their lives. Although women are traditionally most susceptible to thrush in the vaginal form of the disease, it also affects men and children in its more generic forms. Thrush occurs when a yeast called Candida, which is naturally on the body,…

Hepatitis and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Explained

WHAT IS VIRAL HEPATITIS? Viral Hepatitis: This is the inflammation and necrosis of the liver caused by a virus or group of viruses. There are other types of hepatitis including hepatotoxic and drugs related hepatitis and alcoholic hepatitis. Types of Viral Hepatitis There are many types of viral hepatitis Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E…

Alcoholic Liver Disease Or Alcoholic Hepatitis

When the liver becomes damaged and the cause is related to alcohol, this condition is known as "alcoholic liver disease" or "alcoholic hepatitis". This condition should not be confused, however, with cirrhosis of the liver as cirrhosis is a specific condition that is primarily caused by alcohol but can also occur due to other medical…

How Kidney Stones in Women Are Starting to Decline

For women, the prevalence of kidney stones peaks in their 50s. Once a person gets more than one stone, other stones are likely to develop. This type of stone, also called an infection stone, is more commonly found in women and developments when a urinary tract infection affects the chemical balance of urine. The kidney…

Pilates – The Gentle Healer For Ulcers

Peptic ulcer is a crater-like hole in the stomach or the beginning of the small intestine. The gastric ulcers form in the stomach while the duodenal ulcers form in the beginning of the small intestine. Duodenal ulcers occur in twelve to fifteen percent of adults in the United States. Ulcers occurs due to the breakdown…

Amla Herb and Indian Gooseberry (Vitamin C)

Amla also know as amalaki, dhatriphala and in Sanskrit and Emblica officinalis scientifically, is the most widely used herb in the ayurvedic system of medicine. it maintains balance among three Doshas of wind, bile and phelgm (Vayu, Pitta and Cough) and effectively controls digestive problems, strengthens the heart, builds up and sustains defense mechanism, improves…

Herbal Remedies To Cure Gastric Disorder

Gastritis is the inflammation of stomach due to various reasons associated with digestion. It causes irritation in the stomach and is very unpleasant. Gastritis is caused by alcohol, pain killers, improper food intake etc. Stress and other medical complications also can trigger gastritis. Home remedies are the best for gastritis as they are gentle and…

The Dangers of Eating Undercooked Chicken

You hear a lot of scary stories about people contracting illnesses which have been linked to undercooked chicken and unfortunately the results of eating n undercooked one can be severe and even fatal. The problem is often that if you cook a chicken after defrosting, it may require a longer cooking time. Cooking in a…

Penis Pain and Swelling: Could It Be Epididymitis?

Although men are understandably proud of their penis and scrotum, many men are not familiar with the inner workings of these body parts, because the impact that such inner workings can have on their health. For example, even men who have heard of epididymitis may not be sure of exactly what it is or how…

Who Is A Good Candidate For Mesotherapy Treatments?

With the increasing popularity of mesotherapy treatments and its broad range of benefits, questions are raised if everyone can acquire such treatment. The treatments are simple forms of customized micro injections inserted underneath the skin into the mesoderm layer. Injection solution for mesotherapy treatments are mixtures of customized components such as vitamins, medication, supplements and…

A Review of The Family Crucible

The Family Crucible, by Napier and Whitaker (1978), reads like a novel while at the same time laying down some of the fundamental concepts of family systems therapy. It is a case study of one family’s experience in family therapy. While the therapy shifts from daughter to son and then to parent interaction to daughters…