Lung Cancer Staging – The Four Stages of Lung Cancer

Lung cancer staging refers to a system of classifying where the cancer is in its growth. This allows physicians a guide to help determine what treatments would be most effective and how aggressively those treatments should be administered. It is also a way of determining the potential outcome of a particular case of lung cancer.…

Depression – The Silent Killer

I’d like to dedicate this article to the short life of Kelty Patrick Dennehy. The impulse to write about my own past experience of depression and suicidal tendencies has been percolating to the surface of my mind for while now. It’s a subject matter that goes largely unnoticed and unspoken for most, until someone is…

Does Everyone Have Phobias?

We have all seen dozens of movies and read hundreds of articles in the newspaper and on blogs on the net about various phobias that people in this world have. Some of these phobias are apparent like the common ones, like the fear of heights (acrophobia) and the fear of water (hydrophobia). But the question…

Important Facts About Pneumonia “pneumococcus” in Thailand

80-90% of pneumonia derives from infections caused by either viruses or bacteria. The cause of bacteria pneumonia is Streptococcus pneumoniae, also known in a shorter term as pneumococcus. The bacteria are responsible for pneumonia illness, also capable of producing the invasive pneumococcal infections (a.k.a. invasive pneumococcal disease – IPD). The signs and symptoms determine the…

Overcoming Anxiety Attacks at Bedtime

Overcoming anxiety attacks at bedtime is a difficult task, especially with all of the stress people tend to go through in a day. From the constant stress of work to issues such as financial or marital concerns, a lot of people will wake up in the middle of night with the sweats, shakes or even…

Toenail Not Growing

There are occasional reports of a toenail not growing; however, in most instances, the nail is growing, it is just doing so so very slowly that it's difficult to tell. Nails grow slowly: it will take an average of six months for a fingernail to grow out completely, and a toenail takes at least twice…

Has Fluconazole Has Made Your Yeast Infection Worse

A small percentage of women often discover that an anti fungal yeast infection cure actually makes their yeast infection worse. Fluconazole is an oral anti fungal drug that is prescribed by doctors to kill the mutated Candida Albicans yeast that is the common cause of vaginal yeast infections. The outcome of the treatment though, is…

Neck Strain

Neck sprain is a stretching or tearing feeling in the tissues of the neck. A neck strain is an injury that can damage the ligaments and muscles that support the neck and head. Neck Strain A strain in any part of a body is a stretch or tear of a muscle or tendon. Neck is…

Issues in Diagnosing Acute Bronchitis

Acute bronchitis is a common respiratory disease that causes inflammation of the bronchial mucosal membranes. Unlike chronic forms of the disease, acute bronchitis has a rapid onset and generates more intense symptoms. However, acute bronchitis doesn’t have a recurrent character and thus its generated symptoms don’t persist in time. Due to the fact that the…

Quotations # 1

My dear Readers: Many years ago I read a book, FORTY THOUSAND QUOTATIONS, Prose and Poetical; Compiled by Charles Noel Douglas, 1940, Blue Ribbon Books, 14 West 49th Street, New York, NY (Halcyon House: New York). As I read the book I typed the ones that touched my mind and heart, and I have gone…