Hepatitis and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Explained

WHAT IS VIRAL HEPATITIS? Viral Hepatitis: This is the inflammation and necrosis of the liver caused by a virus or group of viruses. There are other types of hepatitis including hepatotoxic and drugs related hepatitis and alcoholic hepatitis. Types of Viral Hepatitis There are many types of viral hepatitis Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E…

What Causes Upper Stomach Pain And Bloating?

Bloating or pain in the upper stomach can cause sever discomfort and is indicative of problems in digestion. This occurs when gas gets trapped under the abdominal cavity resulting in tightness and cramps. It may occur due to food habits or irregular meal times. However, if it occurs often, then it requires medical attention. Common…

Classification of Values

Education is a social process; Education is growth; Education is not preparation for life; Education is life itself. — John Dewey The prosperity of a country depends not on the abundance of its revenues, not on the strength of its fortifications, not on the beauty of its public buildings; but it consists in the number…

Acne- Can I Block Sebum To Stop Acne?

Acne is caused because of sebum. If sebum were not there, acne would not be there. Can i block sebum like we do with sweat? If I can do that, I will never get acne. How do I block sebum? Let me answer. What is sebum? Sebum is the oil rich in lipids. Sebum is…

Colon Polyps – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Colon Polyps could be understood as the freshly growths inside the large intestines. The large intestines are also called as colon and that is where Colon Polyps corps up from. This is quite a common medical problem and this gets surfacing with aging. More than half of the people who are above the age of…

Why Fat Around The Liver Endangers Your Health

Fat around the liver is a description often used by the general public for a disorder that is also called fatty liver disease or fatty liver syndrome. It occurs when excess fat builds up on the liver. Long-term alcohol use is one of the most frequent causes of fat around the liver. But there is…

Psoriasis Causes and Psoriasis Treatment

What Causes Psoriasis? It is very important to understand the psoriasis causes. While the exact cause of psoriasis is unknown, recent research has shown that psoriasis is caused by a response in the immune system. Scientists believe that T cells trigger an infection in the skin, which results in excessive skin cell growth. T cells…

Alcohol Dependency and Alcoholic Liver Disease

People who drink alcohol regularly will acquire a tolerance to the alcohol as their liver adapts and increases the enzymes that are used to break down the alcohol. In heavy drinkers, the levels of the liver enzymes can increase threefold. Since the liver then breaks up the alcohol faster, the drinker requires more alcohol to…

How Should I Replace The Shocks and Struts?

Almost every time I walk into a car repair shop, I see advertisements about shocks and struts. Some mechanic shops will tell you that those are necessary for your safety, and other will tell you it gives you a smother ride, and more comforting drive on uneven roads. But the question is, do you need…

5 Nutritious Foods for Your Tokay Gecko

Tokay geckos are very fascinating pets. Known for their bluish gray color and orange spots, and their short temperateness, Tokays have a sensitive sense of smell and taste. They love eating insects, especially live ones. Their diet plays an important role in their overall health. This is the reason you need to give particular attention…

Testing the Cabbage Soup Diet – Day 4

With Day 4 on the cage soup diet I've found a bit of a dip in energy again. One explanation of the cage soup diet says that at this point the body needs a burst of carbohydrates and other things to lessen the craving for sweets, which seems about right for how I've felt. Fortunately…

Diagnosing Gastritis – What To Expect

Self-diagnosing Gastritis is pretty impossible. Take a look at the common symptoms: nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, heartburn, belching, and bloating. All of these are symptoms of many other ailments, too, from serious illnesses to mild inconveniences. You may think you have gastritis when in fact you just have a simple heartburn that can be…

What is Lymphedema Treatment?

Complete Decongestive Therapy is the best lymphedema treatment that is available today. The aim of the treatment is to reduce the swilling and prevent the fluids from pooling in the affected limb. The procedure involves lymphatic massage, compression bandaging, skin care and exercise. If treatment is begun in the early phase, the condition can be…

Back Pain: Cancer, Stones and Tumors

Although not as common, prostate cancer, kidney disorders (stones) and spinal tumors represent a small percentage of back pain. Since low back pain is a common condition, many people ignore it and do not realize that there may be a more serious undering problem that is causing the pain. All three should be considered as…