A Diet For GERD – Learn What You Can Eat

Are you aware that 95 million people in the United States experience heartburn, acid reflux and other symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)? And with our fast-food diets, those numbers are increasing. No one can escape this malady: adults, children, and even infants are affected by or experience acid reflux, heartburn, or GERD. That’s why…

Mastic Gum Side Effects

Mastic gum is frequently used for treating gastrointestinal ulcers, poor circulation, candica and bacterial infections and breathing difficulties but there are some mastic gum side effects that you should consider. The gum is made from Pistacia lentiscus extract, and although thought of as a natural addition to herbal medicine, many affected persons do suffer some…

The Advantages of Using Dental Crowns

The dental crown is a custom-made dental cap that is used in covering the tooth. The crown is used in replacing the damaged tooth enamel. Many folks know of the existence of the dental crown but lack the knowledge of its importance. For a long time many people had an opportunity of fixing dental crowns…

Mitral Valve Prolapse: Truth vs. Fiction

“There is nothing to fear except the persistent refusal to find out the truth.” – Dorothy Thompson One of the chapters in my recent book, “Courageous Confrontations,” describes my experience with a patient named Emma Jorgenson. Shortly after sitting down in my consultation room, she said, “I hope you can help me, Doctor. Those other…

Beat water retention

Looking for ways to beat water retention? Here are some tips to help you do just that. But first you need to realize a couple of things about water retention or edema. The first of these things is that water retention can take place due to a multitude of conditions – from less serious ones…

My Dog Beat Epilepsy!

I look forward to sharing a very profound story, lesson and piece of our lives with you. For the last fourteen years our family has included our dogs with just about everything we do from outdoor activities to purchasing a couch large enough for 6 dogs. If you are reading my article, I imagine you…

Alpha Lipoic Acid and Thyroid

Alpha lipoic acid is a great nutrient and if someone has thyroid problems should be careful when taking this substance with their medicine. The thyroid gland is a small organ located on someone’s neck that can look similar to a butterfly. In may seem like it’s not that important of an organ however if it…

How To Teach a Student With Schizophrenia

Schizophrenic symptoms are characterized by hallucinations, delusions, thinking disorder, disorganized behavior, social withdrawal and difficulty in processing one’s thoughts. All these signs can have bad effects on a person’s ability to learn and grow at school. Teaching a person suffering from schizophrenia is a huge challenge for teachers. The student dealing with this mental disorder…

The Causes of Aura Migraine

Aura migraine is a common type of migraine, often classified as the casual aura migraine, wherein the person who suffers from it is experiencing not just severe pain in the head but also some sort of visual disturbances such as blurred vision, difficulty in distinguishing color, hallucinations, partial blindness and eye numbness. These disturbances are…