Facts About Sore Throat and Ear Infections

Many parents have a lack of information when coming to deal with affections their children develop. In most of the cases they get worried over nothing and exaggerate over mild and temporary diseases their children have at some moment in life. The most frequent problems a child can have are the respiratory affections. They impress…

Diabetes And Numbness In Feet

A doctor will always advise a person that has recently been diagnosed with diabetes to keep a careful eye on the condition of their feet. They often do this because the condition of the feet is the most noticeable indication that diabetes complications are setting in and it gives the person a straight forward way…

The Causes Of Snoring In Children

Occasional snoring may be normal to children. Recent studies show that 3 to 12 percent of children between the age of 1 and 9 snore. But frequency doesn’t mean normality. Habitual snoring can be a cause of a more serious medical condition called obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) or simply, sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is…

How to Recognize Poison Ivy – The Plant and the Rash

If you live in North America and venture beyond your front porch, you’re at risk of contracting poison ivy. Thankfully, by learning to recognize this dangerous plant, you can limit the likelihood of developing a nasty rash. Staying out of parks and forests does not guarantee your safety. Although poison ivy grows in wooded areas…

Head Sores – Causes of the Itching and Scalp Irritation

Head Sores: What exactly are head sores? Head sores are open skin infections on the head that cause extreme discomfort. When one or more of your hair follicles gets irritated, you may begin suffering from head sores. Hair follicles on the head, if inflamed, will eventually get infected and when that happens, the automatic symptom…

Psoriasis: Signs and Symptoms

Psoriasis is a skin condition in which skin cells grow at too rapid of a rate, and cause scaly formations to appear upon the skin's surface. Basically, the psoriasis patient has too efficient of an immune system, as skin cells form in a matter of a few day's time, rather than the normal time frame…

Surgery For Toenail Fungus

Though it seems a radical response to what many would consider a cosmetic problem, surgery for toenail fungus is actually quite common. This is because, even in the days of modern medicine, we simply don’t have an easy, safe, and reliable way to get rid of persistent nail fungus infection (onychomycosis). Many people opt for…

Diabetes in American Bulldog

The Different Forms of Canine Diabetes There are two different forms of dog diabetes that can affect your pet. These are diabetes mellitus and diabetes insipidus. Diabetis mellitus are the same as human diabetes, which occurs due to the lack of insulin. On the other hand, diabetes insipidus occurs when your dog lacks vasopressin.  As…

The Effects Of Chocolate On The Emotions

It is common perception that chocolate is a mood elevator although some people believe that it causes headaches and migraine. Though it is widely accepted that chocolate affects our moods, the research on this is still in a fluid state. Every contention is fiercely debated. We will discuss various ways that chocolate affects our moods…

pH, Anxiety and Depression

For years I have been introducing people to the concept of pH regulation in the body. pH is the potential for hydrogen. But what it means in health is how acid or alkaline our body is at any given time. I have been checking saliva pH during exams for years in order to show people…

Overcoming Phobias

Here is a relatively simple method you can do which may be effective in helping you overcome anxiety, panic or a phobia. Let’s take as an example a fear of…..swimming. Let’s say as a child you had some negative experiences while learning to swim. Perhaps you were thrown into the deep end before you really…