Is Diabetes a Disability?

Here’s a question for you: Is diabetes a disability? This question came up while I was reading an article in the October issue of Diabetes Forecast. There is an article titled, “Cracking the Case.” Long story short, Jeff Kapche was denied a position at the FBI because of his diabetes. He filed suit against them…

What is a Sports Hernia

When the muscles or tendons of the lower abdominal wall are weakened the resulting effect can be a sports hernia. The inguinal canal in the abdomen is effected as it is in the inguinal hernia. Whereas the inguinal hernia is palpable, the sports hernia is not. As with any medical problem you should learn to…

Story Of The Blender

What would we do without the blender? No more smoothies or fancy drinks and no easy way to create pureed foods for both variety in the kitchen and special diets in the hospital. There would even be limits on scientific research as the blender is an important tool in the laboratory, used by such scientists…

PERFORATED EARDRUM CAUSES,COMPLICATIONS AND TREATMENT

A perforated eardrum, which results from a rupture of the tympanic membrane, may cause hearing loss. Causes The usual cause of a perforated eardrum is trauma: the deliberate or accidental insertion of a sharp object (such as a hair pin) or a sudden excessive change inpressure (from an explosion, a blow to the head, flying,…

Natural Cure For Psoriasis

Psoriasis is sometimes a painful and disfiguring skin disease that flares up and subsides in cycles. The skin cells normally take about 3-4 weeks to reproduce themselves but in psoriasis, the reproduction is much faster in the affected areas. The fresh immature cells then push their way to the surface causing scaly patches. It is…

Complete Information on Erythromelalgia With Treatment and Prevention

Erythromelalgia, also known under the name of disease of the mitchell, neuralgia red, or erythermalgia, is a rare disorder in which blood vessels, usually in the lower ends, are episodically blocked and inflamed. Erythromelalgia can happen like primary or secondary disorder. Primary erythromelalgia is caused by mutation of the voltage-gated sodium channel a-subunit gene SCN9A.…

Help, I Am Allergic To Pickles

If you are allergic to pickles then you suffer from Allergies Type 1, also called Contact Allergies. Ahh, pickles. We all love them! From the big juicy dills that go just perfectly with a sandwich and chips, to the sweet gherkins that grace our dinner tables. Pickles are a commodity that most everyone enjoys. But…

Handling Depression

Depression may often be initiated by high levels of long term stress, by failure associated with stress – related under – performance, or by life crises. Deep depression is a clinical illness and should be treated medically. It is important that if you are depressed, that you take this seriously. Severe depressions that can cause…

The History of Arachnophobia – Fear of Spider Phobia

Arachnophobia – the fear of spiders – is the largely ordinary animalphobia in addition to the least explainable. The general justification is an evolutionary approach: spiders are noxious and their bite is dangerous. If you strongly fear spiders, you may not plan to go anywhere where you possibly will bump into one. Arachnophobia can be…

Debilitating Anxiety

ANXIETY Anxiety is both physical and mentally psychological. Physically the human body's reaction is to avoid danger. Psychologically the human mind anxiously worries. Anxiety is constant stage of tension and discomfort in search of a solution for relief. Keenly vigilantly on edge physically, mentally and emotionally. Anxiety is obviously caused by worrying; we are taught…

Tips for Dealing with Bad Breath in Toddlers

Bad breath (halitosis) in toddlers tends to surprise parents as it is generally thought to occur only in grown-ups. Leftover food particles could cause breath odor in a healthy child. Food particles can be stuck between the teeth, at the gum line, on the tongue, or on the surface of the tonsils. The resulting bacterial…