Lumbar Puncture: This (Really) Is Spinal Tap

I couldn’t resist the title’s corny riff on the name of the rock band and their movie, but the kind of spinal tap featured in this article was a spinal tap before Spinal Tap was Spinal Tap. (Does that make any sense?) Known more formally as a lumbar puncture, this kind of spinal tap is…

Everything You Need to Know About A Herniated Disc

The herniated disc affection is a disorder that occurs when a part of the intervertebral disc breaks and the nerve roots are either fragmented or compressed. The spinal cord in its vicinity can also be affected inside the spinal canal. To understand better the concept of a herniated disc, you need to learn more about…

Long Strange Trip

It has been more of an amazing trip than a strange one. I could go all the way back to my childhood and relive all the old pains. Why would I do that? For today, I'm just going to go back three years to 2014. It all started when I woke up one morning and…

The Link Between Diabetes and Periodontal Disease

Diabetes sufferers are well aware of the various related health problems which can be caused by the illness. One problem which often gets overlooked is the link between diabetes and periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is the general term for diseases of the mouth which affect the gums and the bones that hold the teeth. A…

How To Treat Toe Nail Fungus Disease

There are various treatment options available to treat nail diseases. There are both topical and oral treatments that have been successfully used. While there are prescription medications that can be prescribed to nail infections most people prefer a more natural approach to avoid unpleant side effects. The type of treatment you choose will depend on…

Two Kinds Of Food Allergies

There are generally eight food allergies that are common among most individuals. In this article we are going to look at the seafood allergy and peanut allergy as the two kinds of food allergies you can suffer from because these two kinds of food allergies are the most common out of all the food allergies.…

Chronic Anxiety Disorder

Generalized Anxiety Disorder, also referred to as Chronic Anxiety Disorder, refers to an individuals propensity to be anxious over a long period of time (generally, at least six months). A person experiencing a chronic this disorder will constantly feel worried about daily activities, and will consistently feel apprehensive – even when he or she can…

Learn About The Reasons For Glowing Skin

What are the reasons for glowing skin? What does it even look like? It seems to be a matter of opinion. It has long been said that a pregnant woman had a healthy glow. The glow could be due to hormonal changes or a general sense of happiness. These days, it could have attributed to…

Secrets Of Personal Effectiveness In A Digital Age

After a careful study of some of the masters of time management, including Steven R. Covey (Seven Habits Of Highly Effective People), Roger Merrill (First Things First), and Timothy Ferriss (4 Hour Work Week) and after comparing their amazing time management principles to a highly dysfunctional test candidate (myself) I have developed three principles that…

CDC Testing Recommendation to Fall on Deaf Ears

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Prevention has sounded the alarm on what can only be described as a potential epidemic of hepatitis C. At risk, according to the CDC, is an entire generation. It recommends that every baby boomer, persons born between 1945 and 1965, be tested for potentially fatal the virus.…