A Bent Penis Affects the Tunica Albuginea

The penis is a wonderful organ, as any male knows, but most men are not quite familiar with the various anatomical parts of that organ and their functions. But a more precise understanding of the penis parts can help to better understand one's penis health. For example, many men who have a significant bent penis…

Why Does Blood Pressure Raise at Night?

The heart pumps blood to all parts of the body and this blood is carried throughout the body via the arteries. The force with which the heart pumps the blood into the arteries is known as blood pressure. While there is no particular cause of blood pressure that has as yet been determined as a…

Treatment of Excessive Sweating Or Hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis which is simply excessive sweating most often affects the palms, feet and face, causing embarrassment and interfering with daily chores. Excessive sweating is considered rare but recent estimates show that 2.8 percent of populations have hyperhidrosis doubling in Asian communities and some other countries. Only half of those affected have sought treatment because the…

Tips for Handling Seasonal Allergies in Dogs

Whenever spring or summer rolls around, there will be plenty of environmental allergens floating around the air. Instead of these allergens causing issues with the respiratory tract like with humans, they typically cause skin irritation in canines. This will prompt your dog to chew, scratch, and bite at his itching skin. Some of the most…

Neck Pain, Back Pain and Sciatica – Understanding and Treating Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis is an arthritic condition that affects the spine and is also characterized by sacroiliac joint involvement, peripheral inflammatory arthropathy, and an absence of the rheumatoid factor. Symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis include neck pain, back pain, and sciatic nerve pain. Individuals with this condition experience the destruction of the cartilage and bone resulting in…

Cat Food: Many Choices

As I began researching articles about cat food, I found many with authoritative documentation and some with personal opinions. I personally wanted to know what would be the best to feed our mature cat. He has been on dry food since birth with expensive treats and occasionally a few pieces of meat – table scraps…

Mesothelioma – An Introduction

The mesothelium is a membrane that covers & protects most of the internal organs of the body, the mesothelium is composed of two layers of cells, one layer immediately surrounds the organ the other forms a sac like covering around it. The mesothelium membrane produces a lubricating fluid that is released between these layers, allowing…

Osteoporosis And Effects To Men

While its true that men start out with greater bone density and lose calcium at a lower rate than women, hormonal changes may be a factor to men's development of osteoporosis. A decline in testosterone, which occurs naturally at the age of 60, results in a limited ability to use diet calcium to build or…

Some Facts On ALS

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, ALS for short and also widely referred to as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is disorder that causes the death of neurons throughout the body that control voluntary muscles. It is characterized by stiff muscles, muscle twitching and increased weakness in muscles as they decrease in size. Although ALS may start small, eventually the…