Category Archives: Medicine for you

Whooping Cough Is On The Rise. Mom and Actor Cheryl Hines: Keep Yourself And Your Family Healthy

Whooping cough has been popping up in communities across the country and it’s affecting people of all ages. If you haven’t heard about this serious infection yet, chances are you will. But protection against whooping cough is readily available for … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Lung Cancer: What Women Need To Know

There’s encouraging news for women in the fight against lung cancer. Although the incidence of lung cancer in women increased rapidly after World War II as more women began to smoke, that trend may finally be reversing. Recent studies show … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Information On ADHD

Information on ADHD Can Help You Diagnose Your Child Although attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and attention deficit disorder (ADD) are widely over diagnosed, there are many children and adults who suffer from this debilitating neurological disorder. By gathering as … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Mumps On A Plane

Iowa, Illinois and other midwestern states appear to be in the grip of a mumps outbreak. The CDC reports that more than 600 people have been infected by just two carriers of the virus. Two infected people on two separate … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Most Say the Flu Vaccine Shortage Caused Small Impact

Everyone remembers the headlines: “Half of U.S. Flu Vaccine Withheld,” “Communities Agonize Over Flu Vaccine Distribution,” “Doctors in Frantic Quest for Flu Vaccine.” A few months after the vaccine crisis began in 2004, a survey by The Quigley Corp., makers … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Crohns Disease

Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) are those that cause inflammation in the intestines. One of these is Crohn’s disease, which usually affects the lower part of the small intestine, called the ileum. While Crohn’s disease is characterized by ulcerations of the … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Everything You Need To Know About Bone Scans

This article was written to answer many of the most frequently asked questions on the subject of bone scans. If you have chronic back pain, a bone scan may be one of the scarier tests that you may undergo, but … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Deep Vein Thrombosis and sitting at work

Have you heard the rumour that you can get Deep Vein Thrombosis whilst sitting at your desk at work for prolonged periods of time, if so my article will give you the facts surrounding this issue. Deep Vein Thrombosis which … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Eczema – What Is It, What Causes It, and How to Treat It

Eczema, also known as Dermatitis, is a condition of the skin, which can affect people of any age. The severity of the disease can vary – in mild forms the skin is hot, dry and itchy, while in more severe … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

No Longer Defined By Their Illness, More People With Schizophrenia Look Toward Recovery

There are many ways to describe Joe of Salt Lake City, Utah-he is 42 years old, a brother, a son, a friend, a student at the University of Utah and a person with schizophrenia. Joe attributes his improved ability to … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Bad Breath – the Cure is as Simple as the Cause

Bad Breath, also known as Halitosis (Halitosis is the medical term for ‘bad breath’) is an extremely restrictive condition, and it affects millions of people. It restricts people from leading a normal life. Have you ever shied away from a … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Adult ADHD and Fear: Why We Procrastinate

One of the things people with Adult ADHD symptoms really struggle with is procrastination. And procrastination really comes out of fear. What kind of fear? There are two main fears people with Adult ADHD symptoms face when they try to … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Causes of Osteoporosis

It is a known fact that more bone is laid down more than it is removed in the early life of a person. An individual’s peak bone mass is reached at the age of thirty, wherein the remodeling process starts, … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Understanding The Autoimmune Disorder Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease is a systemic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) of unknown cause, that results in chronic inflammation of the intestinal tract. It can affect the entire gastrointestinal tract from mouth to anus, and can also cause complications outside of the … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Vulvovaginitis – Infection of the vulva

Women often face infection and inflammation of the vulva and vagina which is known as vulvovaginitis. This disease is uncomfortable but it could be easily treated. The common symptoms include itching, irritation or pain in the external genital area and … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

FDA Approves New Formulation Of Migraine Headache Treatment

Imagine that it is 5 a.m. and you wake with a migraine headache. What can you take that will start to work fast on the pain? Or what if your migraine makes you nauseous or causes vomiting? What can you … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Allergy Treatment

Many people are afflicted with some type of allergy to all sorts of things, such as environmental allergens, odors, fumes, food, and cigarette smoke just to name a few. If symptoms become uncomfortable and happen on a routine basis, then … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Causes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

No one will give you a specific cause of IBS. Some experts think IBS is a Motility Disorder. This suggests that IBS patients have an oversensitive or hyperactive gut and will react to changes influenced by stress, food and hormones. … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Opacity Cataracts

A cataract is “any opacity which develops in the crystalline lens of the eye or in its envelope”. Cataracts develop for a variety of reasons, with the most common factor being the long-term exposure to ultraviolet light. Cataracts can also … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

A Brief Introduction To Rheumatoid Arthritis

This is according to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. You might not know it, but you could be suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. Although rheumatoid arthritis is commonly associated with the older generation (people over the … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Cancer Lies Impoverish You Before You Die (part 2)

Lie 1: Conventional medicine can cure your cancer. Lie 2: It is criminal the way alternative medicine holds out false hope and diverts patients away from reliable medical treatment. Lie 3: We put the patient’s interests first. You’ll notice that … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Triathlete Triumphs Over Epilepsy

Like its name suggests, the Ironman Triathlon is a race for only the most extraordinary, iron-willed athletes. The grueling individual endurance event begins with a 2.4-mile swim, is followed by a 112-mile bike race and culminates in a 26.2-mile run. … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

The Most Common Flu Symptoms Explained

People all over the world are always catching the flu and there is nothing worse than a flu symptom, any flu symptoms really and unfortunately many a flu symptom will come hand in hand with others. This leads to awful … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Epilepsy And The Hispanic Community

Despite its prevalence, many people do not understand epilepsy and seizure disorders, so scientists and others are working on ways to put an end to persistent myths and misconceptions about the condition. These can lead to discrimination in the workplace, … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Hemorrhoids. Causes, symptoms, prevention, treatment

Hemorrhoids, often called piles, are swollen and inflamed veins in and around the anus and lower rectum. They are much like varicose veins you might see on a person’s legs. Hemorrhoids are a very common health problem. Hemorrhoids cause serious … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Osteoporosis And The Facts

Osteoporosis is called the silent thief because you do not experience any symptoms, the first time you know about it is when a bone snaps unexpectedly.   Osteoporosis means “porous bones” and it is a condition where the skeleton becomes very … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

No Guarantees With Childhood Cancer

Raising a healthy and happy family was the most important objective in our lives.  We seemed to be succeeding with four daughters between the ages of eight and twelve.  Live was good. Then without warning our oldest daughter, Alisa developed … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Sleep Disorder – The Night Phantom

Sleep apnea is a condition when you stop breathing for a short interval repeatedly during sleep. Apnea means “Without Breath” in Greek; the word aptly describes the condition of patients suffering from sleep apnea. You may have breathing difficulty while … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Chicken Pox – What You Should Know About This Infectious Disease

Chicken Pox is the common name for Varicella simplex, classically one of the childhood infectious diseases caught and survived by most children. Chicken Pox is caused by the varicella-zoster virus. It starts with moderate fever and then characteristic spots appearing … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Important Information on Genital Warts

Genital warts are a Sexually Transmitted Disease which, as a virus, once caught, never leaves the human body.  This doesn’t necessarily mean that you will continuously be covered in genital warts.  It does mean however, that you will be prone … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

HIV Targets Senior Citizens

Entering her second year as a widow, my dear friend Rachael was past the several stages of grief and closing that chapter of her life; not an easy task but necessary for anyone who has survival instincts.  She began dating … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

What is Sleep Apnea and do I Have it?

Sleep apnea, also referred to as sleep apnoea, is a common sleep disorder. It’s characterized by brief interruptions of breathing during sleep. These episodes, called apneas, last 10 seconds or more and occur repeatedly throughout the night. People with sleep … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Alcohol and Cancer: Understanding the Connection

Research has shown that risks for cancer increase among men who have two alcoholic drinks a day and women who have one alcoholic drink per day.  While everyone has been widely aware of the fact that smoking cigarettes greatly increase … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Everything About Arthritis

One in three adult Americans suffer from some form of arthritis and the disease affects about twice as many women as men. Arthritic diseases include rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis, which are autoimmune diseases; septic arthritis, caused by joint infection; … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Help With Cancer Concerns Is a Free Call Away

“I just found out yesterday that I have brain cancer. I spent over an hour at the doctor’s office and cannot remember anything he told be about my prognosis and the treatment. I’m so scared and I don’t know how … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

ADHD Article Help Guide

One of the best things about the Internet and about serious, scholarly, and devoted professional help sites is being able to find the accurate, timely, and truly informative articles related to your search.  The ADHD article is among such benefits.  … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Survey: Accelerated Treatment Needed For Alzheimer’s Disease

As the first baby boomers turn 60 this year, they are beginning to confront the consequences of growing older. A new survey shows the majority of boomers are anxious about how Alzheimer’s disease (AD) will affect their health and quality … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Protecting Children From The Harmful And Deadly Effects Of Inhalants

Parents who think they are doing everything they can to protect their children from drugs may not be aware of all the dangers found right in their own homes. More than 1,400 common household products are currently being abused by … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Notes on AIDS and HIV

In 1981, scientists in the United States and France first recognized the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), which was later discovered to be caused by a virus called the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). HIV breaks down the body’s immunity to … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Is The Bird Flu Going To Be The Death Of Us? It Can Be

All this talk to bird flu has really thrown us all into a tizzy these days but is it something that we really need to be so concerned about? Well, this really depends on who you ask. Some experts will … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Technology Provides Better Future for Kids With Limb Loss

More than 1,000 children are born with limb loss every year in the United States. Most of those cases are due to a simple prenatal accident known as amniotic banding. This occurs very early in a pregnancy when the mother’s … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Clinical Trials Offer Hope For Parkinson’s Patients

More than six million people worldwide, including one million in the United States, live with Parkinson’s disease-a chronic, degenerative, neurological disorder that is characterized by symptoms that typically progress from mild tremors to significant physical incapacitation. Despite modest advances in … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Rosacea – The Red Blush That Becomes Permanent

Rosacea – what is it? Rosacea is also called adult acne or acne rosacea. But it has nothing to do with acne. In rosacea what happen is this. You will notice that you show red blush or flushing of the … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

The Halitosis Of Bad Breath

Bad Breath or Halitosis is the term used to describe unpleasant smell exhaled in breathing. There are different types of Halitosis. Transient bad breath is very common and is caused due to oral dryness, stress, hunger, eating foods containing garlic … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off