Preventing Ankle Sprains – Ankle Braces (Part 4)

When all of the risk factors for spraining an ankle can not be eliminated you may want to consider some outside help to reduce the likelihood that an ankle sprain will occur. Braces have been used effectively for decades to reduce the frequency and severity of these injuries [1], [2], [3] ,. In this article…

When Good Bugs Go Bad

When Good Bugs Go Bad Small bowel overgrowth (SBO) is a condition of the small intestine that allows too many bacteria, typically Lactobacillus, to develop and thrive. "So what", you ask? Well the "so what" is that Lactobacillus bacteria are not welcome in that area. They compete with the host (that would be you) for…

Are Corpus Luteum Cysts Dangerous?

You have been diagnosed with ovarian corpus luteum cysts. You have no idea of the cause; and you are concerned about your ability to conceive and have a baby in the future. Doctors are great with million dollar words. But, you have some basic questions: What is a corpus luteum cyst? During a normal reproductive cycle the…

Guinea Pig Health

Guinea pigs are prey animals with survival instincts to hide illness or pain so guinea pig health problems and diseases are usually not noticeable until their advanced stages. Cages / Feet Cavies (guinea pigs) do better in cages with solid floors. Wire mesh floors can injure their feet and even cause foot infections such as…

What You Should Know About Peptic Ulcers

Barring a few internal bodily systems, an ulcer can occur just about anywhere. No one is immune from peptic ulcers, which are most commonly found in the gastrointestinal system, and they differ from leg ulcers. A peptic ulcer can be extremely hazardous to your health. It is possible for the gastrointestinal sore to eat through…

Your Irritable Or Clingy Child May Be Celiac

Celiac disease is a digestive disorder that damages the lining of the small intestine so that nutrients are not properly absorbed. It can also cause mild to severe abdominal pain and discomfort, a range of health problems. While a person can be sensitive or allergic to gluten, they may not have full blown celiac disease.…

The Dangers of Fast Food

The fast food industry has added every chemical possible that they can legally get away with to addict people to their food. In fact, if you eat fast food and you stop eating it, you actually go through withdrawal symptoms. It's like a drug. Not only that, the preservatives are so high in these fast…

Ways To Cope With Grief

Every second hurts. There is no reply from the bereavement. Be it your parents, spouse or child (which may be the toughest), grief is one of the most torrid emotions that humans experience. However, the fact still remains that even though you might have lost an important person in your life, coming to terms with…

Important Causes of Kidney Stones You Must Know

Kidney Stones or medically better known as Renal Calculi are not frequent as say cough and flu but unduly it is one of the top reasons why people come rushing to the emergency ward of the hospital. The normal color of urine ranges typically from white to yellow. But when you spot that your urine…

How To Formulate The Right Gift Certificate Wording

Wording for a gift certificate (also known as gift voucher) is difficult to get right. There are a few mandatory elements and some optional elements you want to include in a gift voucher. In addition to these standard elements, you might consider a few legal mentions to include in order to force certain restrictions on…