About the Malfunction of the Gallbladder

The gallbladder is situated in the upper right side of the abdomen, under the liver and above the duodenum. Its function is to transport the bile produced by the liver into the small intestine when needed. Bile is requested after eating because it is used in the process of digestion. Until then, the bile remains…

Life – Blessedness and Happiness

To be blessed is the main source of highest happiness. A great Saint said, "The man of perfect virtues has three sources of happiness: that his parents and siblings are still living, he feels righteous even before God, and he surrounds himself with talented people and is able to educate them. On the street, the…

The Not-So-Common Cold

How on earth can there be such a term as "the common cold". My colds, I have found, are quite common. Some sneak in and I go from well to sick in a flash. Others begin with sneezing and a runny nose and then they burst into hacking coughing spasms. At other times I cough…

Breast Cancer: Causes and Prevention

Cancer has been one of the leading illnesses in our present time. In fact, in the latest report from Reuters, patients infected with this disease has increased by 8.2M in the year 2012. One of the leading cancer illnesses that has been reported is breast cancer. In the U.S. alone, it has been found that…

Best Natural Treatment For Ovarian Cysts

At some point in their life women will experience what so called ovarian cysts. It is uncomfortable condition caused by the swelling inside your ovary; the effect can range from simple abdominal discomfort to painful excruciating pain. The various solutions being offered on the market often confuse a lot of women in choosing the best…

What’s the Difference Between Walk-In and Urgent Care Clinics?

Walk-in and urgent care clinics are being utilized more than ever instead of the traditional emergency room or even a doctor’s office. Although, they share some similarities there are differences between the two facilities and what they might provide. Walk-In Clinic Walk-in Clinics are intended to serve the underinsured and uninsured, providing a slightly more…

The Connection Between Stretch Marks and Wrinkles

Stretch marks and wrinkles may sound like two separate problems. But the truth is, a lot of people actually experience both at one time. Stretch marks are visible, faint white lines usually found in the thighs, buttocks area, abdomen, arms and legs caused by excessive stretching of the skin. All the stretching eventually leads to…

Natural Gout Remedies – Part 1

For years, gout has been treated with powerful drugs. The downside to the drugs is frequent and sometimes dangerous side effects. Some experts believe that the drugs can even make the condition worse in the long run. Because of this, many people choose alternative remedies and therapies to relieve the symptoms of gout. The Cherry…

Do You Have Swollen Liver?

Swollen liver is a term some people use to describe what doctors call doctors call enlarged liver or hepatomegaly. The expressions swollen liver and enlarged liver are self-explanatory. So the question becomes, what causes hepatomegaly, and how much of a risk to liver health is it? This article will provide answers to those questions. It’s…

Allergies – Forms and Treatment

It is estimated that about fifty million Americans are allergic to one or more things. Our body's immune system produces antibodies when it mistakes any harmless substance or allergen as an intruder. These antibodies are produced to defend the body against the substances mistakenly regarded as offenders. The cells around the affected areas also produce…

Liver Cancer Treatment – Know the Facts

On the day of treatment, the patient is given a mild sedative and pain medication. The radiologist makes a tiny incision in the groin—no larger than the tip of a pencil—to gain access to the femoral artery. Using moving X-ray images (fluoroscopy) as a visual guide, the physician directs a thin, flexible tube (catheter) through…

Ten Anti Social Phobias

Phobia is normally related to AvPD or Avoidant Personality Disorder and not with anti social personality disorder or APD. “Anti social means that someone has no respect for social norms or the feelings of others.” It is the exact opposite of the social phobia. Thus when it comes to considering ten anti-social phobias, prominent among…