Intrauterine Contraceptive Devices – Is It for You?

Intra-uterine contraceptive devices, or IUCDs, are a means of contraception generally used by women who, for medical reasons, are unable to use hormonal contraceptive methods (eg oral contraceptives), or in those who not motivated or prefer not to use such methods. IUCDs are small devices that are inserted by your doctor into your uterus. They…

Eating Disorders Like Anorexia Or Bulimia Affect All Ages

Eating disorders like anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa affect all age groups. The people who are most commonly affected are those who are in their college student years (teenagers to early twenties). Statistics published by The Massachusetts Eating Disorders Association relating to eating disorders in college students believe that 40% of female college students and…

A Quick Guide On Vaginal Fungus

If you're suffering from vaginal fungus, do not fret because you're not alone. Almost 75% of all women will experience it at least once in her life. Most of the time those experiences are plagued with recurring infections. But first, you must be familiar with the symptoms associated with it so that the treatment will…

Top 5 Ways to Know You Have Bad Breath

Bad breath can have a wide range of causes, including dietary choices, dehydration, disease, and poor dental care. Unfortunately, dentists may be the only people in your life who will be honest with you about this issue. Other people usually try to avoid offending you by not mentioning your little problem. So, if you are…

Airborne Klebsiella Pneumonia and Infections

Airborne Klebsiella pneumonia can affect the lungs in a rapid and severe onset of illness, with the most common infection being pneumonia. If left unchecked, the mortality rate caused by the infection can be high due to consequences from other preexisting illnesses of the patient, and with the tendency of the Klebsiella pneumonia to cause…

Treating a Candida Rash Naturally

Candida often remains in the body without causing any major problems. However, when the immune system is compromised this yeast can grow unchecked. This can also happen when an antibiotic is taken, or when there is a problem with a vitamin B12 deficiency which causes anemia. When Candida grows out of light, it can show…

MMS & Gut Dysbiosis – What to Do

An element to health that is often overlooked as a leading cause to the breakdown of well being is what we put in our mouths each day, and also what we do not. At a biological level it becomes apparent that much of the food we consume is not entirely digested, and this may be…

Cancer Treatment – Bone Marrow Transplantation

Bone Marrow Transplantation, or BMT is a procedure that is intended to introduce healthy bone marrow stem cells as a replacement for the damaged bone marrow. The soft fat tissue inside the bone is termed as bone marrow. New blood cells are created from certain immature cells that remain in the bone marrow, and these…

The Many Benefits Of Medical Massage

Certain ailments may require the use of medical massage to alleviate unpleasant symptoms. This type of massage differs from the traditional relaxation massage that’s offered to clients in a massage parlor. A physician’s order is required, and insurance companies will normally pay for a certain number of sessions. There are a number of benefits to…

How to Treat and Prevent Nasal Impetigo

Impetigo is a common bacterial skin infection of the upper layers of the skin. Caused by Staphylococcus aureus (the most common staph infection) and Streptococcus pyogenes (the same bacteria that causes strep throat), it is a highly contagious disease, but is most common among children from 2-6 years of age. People who play close contact…