Do You Have a Tonsil Stone?

Tonsil stone is a little white ball of calcareous matter that can be found in the back of your throat. It is caused by the accumulation of bacteria that produce sulfur and other debris that form in the tonsils. This debris usually consist of mucous from post nasal drip and collections small pockets called tonsil…

Commonly Known and Lesser Known Hypothyroid Symptoms

When hypothyroidism begins, several things happen, usually gradually. The first is lack of energy and ambition. You just seem to lose desire for activities you’ve enjoyed in the past. You feel unusually tired and apathetic, but can’t figure out why. You begin to crave carbs and begin to snack regularly. This is your body’s way…

Hepatitis C, Piercings, and Tattoos

Expressing oneself can be a valid part of the maturation process. Not only do teens need to find ways to let the world know who and what they are, but as an adult searching for ways to show how you feel is important as well. There are numerous ways to do this self-expression, some write…

Cannabis for Treating Pain in Pets

When pets develop cancerous tumors that eventually metastasize to other organs, veterinarians often prescribe tramadol for pain and a prognosis of a few months to live. But more pet owners complain that tramadol makes their pet sleep all the time and lethargic. Such was the case with Denise’s 12-year-old Labrador Retriever-mix, Miles, who suffered from…

What Causes Sharp Stomach Pains?

When people talk about having sharp stomach pains, they may actually be describing pains that do not originate in the organ known as the stomach itself. The words stomach pain are commonly used to describe any discomfort that we feel in the area between the bottom of the breastbone and the groin. Much of this…

How to Recognize and Care For Cardiac Emergencies

A cardiac emergency is a life-threatening issue that can occur to any age victim. Being able to recognize and care for a person experiencing a cardiac emergency can greatly increase their chance of survival. When a person’s heart suffers a loss of oxygenated blood, the result is myocardial infarction, commonly known as a heart attack.…

The Papal Vestments and Their Meaning

Papal vestments serve both practical and symbolic purposes. Although early practices subscribed to secular dress, Celestine I rebuked the practice in 429. As a result, Christians adopted the clothing of early Roman antiquity. This proved an important decision since the lack of photographs and portraits meant that the faithful had no way to recognize their…

The 10 Most ANNOYING Marketing Buzzwords

Calling all marketers! Get ready to disrupt (yup, that’s one of them) your digestive tract with marketing clich├ęs that will make you puke. These marketing buzz terms are polluting creative minds everywhere – and there might even be scientific evidence linking these cringe-worthy catchphrases to Millennials’ intense feelings of “I don’t want a desk job”.…

Skin Allergy Definition, Causes and Symptoms

What is a skin allergy? A skin allergy is a reaction caused by a substance that comes in contact with the skin, thus a skin allergy. Some types of contact skin allergies are dermatitis, eczema and hives. Contact dermatitis develops when the skin comes in contact with something that a person is allergic to. A…

Pancreatic Digestive Enzymes Deficiency

“You are what you eat”. Everybody is familiar with this proverb. And many people take this saying to heart, trying to regularly eat nutritious foods so that they will stay healthy. But for optimal health it is necessary for a body to be able to digest and absorb the nutrients in food. If a person…

A Different View of IVF

How many failed IUI's and IVF's have you had? Four? Five? Seven? Have you heard this "you are producing beautiful embryos, your lining looks great and your husbands sperm is off the charts"? How many failed donor eggs cycles have you had? You may be a victim of poor diagnosis. For example, how many of…

Health Issues of Cats

Cats are one of the most beautiful pets and no one wants to see his pet in a pathetic stage. Many diseases and illnesses are responsible for the bad heath of your pet. Cats are very sensitive as compared to dogs and it is a fact that more than 50% of the cats are facing…

Canker Sores (Aphthous Mouth Ulcers)

Millions of people suffer from recurrent painful mouth ulcers or canker sores, called aphthous stomatitis. Although many causes are known, there are few effective treatments. A blister forms in the mouth and the top is quickly sloughed off, leaving a punched out whitish circular area that hurts to touch, particularly when food is in the…

What Is Acupuncture and What Can It Treat?

In modern acupuncture the use of electrical stimulation is frequently combined with acupuncture for painful conditions, a technique that can treat chronic pain, pain radiating along a nerve pathway, muscle spasms, inflammation, scar-tissue pain and conditions that present with pain in multiple locations . For the treatment of pain, a typical course of treatments would…