Hernia – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Hernia occurs when a part of an organ protrudes through the muscular fiber that has the role of keeping that organ in its place. This usually happens due to a weakness that appears in the muscles that are around the organ, and causes them to tear and let a part of it come out through…

Mouth Infection – Causes of Mouth Infection

A mouth infection can have several causes ranging from a minor problem to something very serious. It can involve the teeth, gums, cheeks, lips and tonsils. It’s rare that the tongue or the floor of the mouth becomes infected. When they do it’s usually from trauma. There can be pain, bad breath, difficulty chewing which…

When Does Fad Dieting Become an Eating Disorder

Do people who frequently go on fad diets have an eating disorder? To have a diagnosable eating disorder you have to have certain characteristics. As of yet there is no diagnosis for repetitive fad dieters, but it is it definitely is disordered eating pattern. There are many similarities in fad dieting and eating disorders. Fad…

Depression – Diagnosis and Treatment

Depression is a serious mental state, which can lead to extremely violent behavior, sabotaged family relationships, and professional career in doldrums. During serious stage of depression, people even develop suicidal tendencies. Depression is characterized by fluctuations in mood and total mental instability. Under certain conditions, a person can also exhibit signs of depression such as…

My Experience With Dengue Fever

Dengue fever is a highly dangerous disease. It has claimed thousands of lives worldwide. So far, there is no specific medication to treat the fever. Once contracted the disease, the patient needs to be monitored closely for high fever, dehydration and internal bleeding. Failure to administer the condition properly could expose the patient to high…

Anxiety, Guilt and Support

A lot of people who suffer from anxiety experience feelings of guilt and somehow think that this means they are weak. This guilt is brought about by the realisation that someone who at one time could do things so easily, now struggles to get through the day. They may be in a relationship, or have…

3 Common Unhealthy Activities

Humans have so much potential, but we so frequently squander it through laziness and self-destructive behavior. We make short-sighted decisions, selling out our futures for immediate pleasures. For example, take the person who eats a delicious cake today only to sulk over their obesity tomorrow. These unhealthy behaviors lead to so much unhappiness and depression.…

Types of Insomnia and Their Causes

Insomnia or sleeplessness is the difficulty experienced in falling asleep. There are several reasons that may cause this condition. Knowing the different type of insomnia will help you to better understand the responsible factors. Types of Insomnia 1. Sleep Onset Insomnia – It is also called delayed sleep phase syndrome. In this case, the patient feels…

Syndesmotic Injuries – High Ankle Sprains

A high ankle sprain is a partial or complete tear of the ligaments above the ankle joint. A ligament is a strong fibrous band which connects bone to bone. Ligaments provide stability to joints and unlike tendons, they do not stretch. A sprain is an injury to a ligament, which could be a stretch, partial…

Skin Care – How to Get Rid of Brown Spots

Changes in skin coloration are a normal part of the aging process. But many people find brown spots, also known as “liver spots” or “age spots”, to be unattractive. These spots that often appear on the back of the hands are caused by sunlight exposure or chronic bruising of the skin. If you have unwanted…

Explore the Penis and the Feet for Better Pleasure

Boning up on new and hopefully better sex techniques is something every man should do on a regular basis. After all, even the most experienced Lothario and most eager partner can occasionally find themselves looking for new paths of excitement to keep their sensual lives on the fun side. Good, healthy sex is an essential…