Some Facts on Cryptic Tonsils

Maybe you wonder why there your throat feels so uncomfortable for so long. When you swallow, it is harder than usual. You can also smell your very own breath and it’s so annoying. You feel embarrassed talking even with your closest friend. It can affect your self esteem in a long run. These things might…

How Cushing's Syndrome Can Cause Diabetes

Other than lifestyle and environmental factors, type 2 diabetes can also be caused by Cushing's syndrome. Usually, it happens more in adults than any other age groups. What happens is the cortisol hormone is produced excessively from the adrenal glands. Adrenal glands are located at the kidneys. Cortisol hormone It is a hormone which serves…

Common Compllications Associated With Obesity

Obesity has become a growing problem in today's world but never has anyone been more broadly affected by this issue than our children are. Research has shown that large numbers of children who are obese had parents who were also obese. While obesity is considered to be hereditary to a point it is also a…

Picture of Toe Nail Fungus

If you have a problem with a fingernail or toenail, you may wonder if you have a fungal infection, and you're probably looking for a good picture of toe nail fungus. Be careful how – other nail abnormalities can look very similar to fungal infection of the nail (onychomycosis). It is best not to try…

Thrush And Vaginitis: Signs, Symptoms, Cure

My youngest had thrush and sacrificed for days. The best the doctors could do was to change her formula, low grade antibiotic, and WAIT. A natural cure was of course not mentioned. Let's discuss Candida, the cause of Thrush, and what can bring on this painful infection. In essence, Thrush is a yeast infection, but…

Oyster Can Give You Hepatitis A

From 1983 to 1989, the incidence of hepatitis A in the United States reached 58 percent. Some 35,800 cases were reported in the latter year. Many were foodborne-related outbreaks that occurred in Alaska, Florida, North Carolina, and Washington. The contaminants included, among others, an ice-slush beverage purchased from a convenience store and iced tea prepared…

Is Lymphedema Curable?

This is often asked by those who suffer from this condition. Approximately 3 million people in the US suffer from Lymphedema and it is caused by a variety of reasons. Some people develop Lymphedema for no apparent reason. However, it can be caused by surgeries performed for different types of cancer. The surgeries may cause…

How Diabetes Causes Heart Attacks

A recent study from Washington University in St Louis may explain why more than 75 percent of diabetics die of heart disease ( Journal for the American College of Cardiology , February 7, 2006). The heart muscle of diabetics uses a much higher percentage of fat for energy than that of non-diabetics, to markedly increase…

Hot Process Soap Making – Old Fashioned?

Most people involved in hobby soap making – and until recently I included myself in this group, think that hot process soap making is a) the old fashioned way to make soap, b) too time intensive, or c) "there is obviously a reason why not many people do it that way any more. " Then…

Explained: Effects Of Getting Wisdom Teeth Removed

Getting wisdom teeth removed entail a number of side effects that bring trauma to certain parts of the body. In fact, these side effects even cause concerned individuals to develop phobia. They begin to fear dentists, dental clinics and even the simplest of the dental procedures like teeth cleaning. Shared in this article are the…

Conditions That Restrict Mobility

One thing that shows you are alive is your ability to move. Your body needs to move in order for you to perform certain activities. When you go to work, you need to walk. When you write, you need to move your hands. When you drop something, you need to bend and pick it up.…