Daily Archives: September 24, 2011

Enlarged Prostate – An Overview

It is interesting to note that the aging dog (like his master) is also prone to prostatic enlargement, but (unlike his master) does not often develop retention of urine. However, due to the bulging upwards of the enlarged prostate the … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Acid Reflux – Causes

Acid reflux or GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) occurs when the liquid that is in the stomach backs up into the esophagus.  This is usually a condition which persists throughout the life of the individual.  Because the acid backs up into … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Bird Flu: A Historical Perspective

Recent outbreaks have put avian influenza, commonly known as bird flu disease, at the center stage of the global health community. From relative anonymity, the disease acquired notoriety for itself when it claimed more than fifty human lives. The deaths … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Gum Disease: What You Need To Know

Gum disease, or periodontal disease is not an enjoyable experience! If you want to avoid gum disease, or if you already have it and want to fight it, read this article. Symptoms of Gum Disease How do you know if … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Kidney Cancer

Kidney cancer is a malignant tumour developed from the kidney cells. Malignant kidney tumours account for 2-5% of malignant cancers in adults. Men are affected twice as often as women. The cause of kidney cancer is unknown, however, some genetic … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

What is Sciatica

Sciatica is not a specific disease, instead it is a condition characteristic of several different diseases. Simply put, it is a mild to intense pain in the left or right leg. Sciatica is caused by a compression of one or … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Allergies To Pets

In this article we’re going to discuss one of the most annoying kinds of allergies that there is, especially for us animal lovers – allergies to pets and what can be done to reduce the allergens produced by pets. The … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

The Truth About Varicose Veins

We will cover something here that women don’t just sit around and openly talk about.  It is something that is kept covered up.  Not with lies, but with pants.  We will be addressing the topic of varicose veins. When veins … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Sinus Infections: Fungus May be to Blame

Sinus Infections also known as Sinusitis affect millions of people each and every year. A sinus infection is literally an infection of your sinuses, which are hollow passages or cavities inside of your head. These sinus cavities can become a … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

The Bird Flu Pandemic

Are we on the brink of a Bird Flu Pandemic in the UK? That is the big question that everyone is wondering about in recent times. Only a few months ago Avian Influensa or bird flu as its known more … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Rosacea – How To Stop Flare-ups Of Rosacea?

Rosacea causes a red face in the center forever. But this flares up and may cause more coloration and also pustules if some thing triggers it. We have to stop the rosacea from flaring up, so that we can manage … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Understanding Autism

Every 20 minutes another child is diagnosed with autism. That’s three an hour and 67 a day. This complex neurobiological condition, which can inhibit a person’s ability to communicate, respond to surroundings or form relationships with others, is the fastest-growing … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Has the Bird Flu Virus Outbreak Begun?

The bird flu virus has been scaring the wits out of health officials for the past couple of years. The first H5N1 strain developed way back during 1997 at Hong Kong. The first development wasn’t given much of a concern. … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Ear Mite Home Remedies

Ear mites are external parasites infecting cats and dogs. Once cursed, pets seem to have the problem for life. The mites Otodectes cynotis are large enough and easily visible with the naked eye. Ear mites as the names says, lives … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Stage-Wise Symptoms Of Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease has been classified into five stages by Hoehn and Yahr. Their classification is based on the severity of symptoms and the degree of disability the patient experiences. When prescribing treatment, the neurologist will take into account the stage … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Treatment And Causes Of Gynecomastia

What is Gynecomastia? The word Gynecomastia comes from two Greek words, Gyne meaning Woman and Mastos which means breast. A loose translation would be “woman like breasts”. They are also know as steroid breasts or bitch tits as some people … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Recognizing Bird Flu Symptoms – What To Look For

We live in a marvelous time when technology has become man’s servant. For the average person, everyday living has become more a matter of pressing buttons than a matter of hard physical labor. Meanwhile, advancements in technology have crossed the … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, ADHD, has a simple cause: poor nutrition and food additive

New research is appearing now that’s showing the link between the consumption of food additives by children — especially food colorings — and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. Well-informed parents have long realized that the consumption of food additives … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Psoriasis Treatment & How To Deal With The Illness

Psoriasis is a non-contagious skin condition that produces red scaley patches, which are most commonly found on the knees and elbows. In order to combat this illness, an aggressive psoriasis treatment is often prescribed by a dermatologist. Rarely resulting from … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Do You Suffer From Acid Reflux and Heartburn ?

Does that cup of morning coffee cause you pain and suffering? Are you frustrated when an evening dinner out with friends ends in discomfort instead of relaxed conversation? Do you carry and take antacids every day? Heartburn is a lot … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

What is Binge Eating Disorder?

Binge Eating Disorder is a disorder in which people use food to satisfy a variety of emotions in order to cope with them.  People may binge when they experience any negative emotion, such as anger, sadness, or depression.  Another reason … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

What is Attention Deficit Disorder – ADD?

A colleague of mine at work has a grandson diagnosed with child attention deficit disorder.  When I talked to her about it, I wondered how you could tell whether it was ADD or ‘just difficult or slow’. It is particularly … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Raising Bilingual Children: The Most Successful Methods

As the saying goes, there are many ways to skin a cat, and so there are a multitude of strategies for raising bilingual children. Among all these choices, one thing remains constant — a children’s love for predictability. Have you … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Gingivitis Symptoms and Treatment

Periodontitis (gum disease) is a common human affliction, affecting one third of all adults, and over half of the population over the age of 50. Symptoms Gingivitis symptoms can include: swollen gums, redness of the gums, tenderness when the gums … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Candida Yeast Infection Symptoms Explained

A Candida yeast infection can display the following symptoms: • arthritis • autism • chronic hives • fatigue • digestive disorders • muscle pain • short attention span • headaches • memory loss • vaginitis • skin problems • impotence … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

ReNu MoistureLoc Contact Lens Solution Linked To Fungal Keratitis Symptoms

Bausch & Lomb’s Renu with MoistureLoc contact lens cleaning solution has been linked to a rare type of fungal eye infection called Fusarium Keratitis.Although investigations have not revealed a single, definitive causal agent at this time, the obvious correlation between … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

General Arthritis Information

Introduction Arthritis is a general term which is applied to a number of painful conditions affecting the joints and bones. There are about 100 different types of arthritis. Arthritis is normally associated with older people, but it can affect people … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Things You Should Know About Psoriasis

Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease affecting the skin and joints. When it affects the skin it commonly appears as red scaly elevated patches called plaques. Psoriasis plaques frequently occur on the elbows and knees, but can affect any area of … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Avian Bird Flu Information

To combat a possible avian bird flu epidemic, the following should be considered and done: 1. The single most important thing than can be done for an epidemic, such as avian bird flu, is to have well-prepared local health care … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Toenail Fungus Remedy

Fungal infections are common on both fingernails and toenails. Toenails are more prone to be affected by fungus, as these living organisms thrive in dark damp environments available on the foot than on hand. When inflicted with toenail fungus, the … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Causes and Prevention of Toenail Fungus

Toenail fungus can be a very painful occurrence and, if left untreated, can become a dangerous one as well.  A number of risk factors are known to increase the likelihood of developing toenail fungus, including age, a family history of … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Six Things You Can Do To Prepare For The Coming Pandemic

A recent survey showed that 60% of American businesses were not ready for the coming Avian Influenza pandemic. However, 73% said they wanted to get ready, but weren’t sure what to do. Here then, is a starter list of six … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Incontinence: A Treatable Disease

Incontinence does not only affect the elderly. This is an annoying and irritating problem that can embarrass a person whether at home or out and about. Unwanted leaks can lead people to be isolated in their homes in fear of … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Arthritis Q&A: Understanding Different Types Of Arthritis

What exactly is arthritis? Arthritis is a group of conditions that affect the health of the bone joints in the body. A painful inflammation of a joint or joints usually produces heat and redness. The condition can be brought about … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Stress and Congestive Heart Failure: A Deadly Combination

Stress is a formidable force in the lives of many people in this world today. While stress may not seem to permanently affect people, it is a very serious cause and/or aggravation to medical conditions a person has. First, it … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Common S.T.D. Symptoms and Treatment for Chlamydia, Herpes and Hepatitis

Disease like Chlamydia, Herpes and Hepatitis are a growing problem in the United States.  High risk behaviors and lack of disease information and resources have had a profound effect on the spread of such diseases.  Some of these diseases have … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Avoiding and Preventing Cancer: Simple Steps to Take

With its fairly unique characteristics, cancer strikes intense fear in many people and all would like to find ways to preventing and avoiding cancer.Obviously, any disease that is a) fatal, b) incurable and c) derived from unknown causes will earn … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Teens Likely Target For New Vaccines

Vaccines have come a long way since 1022 A.D., when a Buddhist nun fashioned what many consider the precursor to vaccines in an effort to fight smallpox. Since then, vaccines have stopped smallpox virus, are close to eradicating the polio … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

What Are Candida Albicans?

Candida Albicans is a yeast infection that usually starts in the digestive system and gradually spreads to other parts of the body. It is also a type of parasite that is strong, invasive and usually attaches itself to the intestinal … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Arthritis Treatments – The Natural Way

There are actually three common types of arthritis. The treatments which you will need will depend on the type, so please read carefully. The main type is  Osteoarthritis which is the most common, affecting around 16 million Americans with an … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Leading Scientists Discuss: What Does The Future Hold For Alzheimer’s?

Presently, 4.5 million people have Alzheimer’s. This number is expected to increase as millions in the baby-boom generation approach their senior years. The disease strikes an estimated one in 10 people aged 65 and older, and 50 percent of those … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

New Program Revitalizes Hospice Care for Alzheimer’s Patients

Yoga practitioners are probably familiar with the phrase Namaste, which is used to greet fellow practitioners at the end of every yoga session. When the phrase is accompanied with hands pressed together, prayer-like, and a small bow, it is an … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Allergies – Quality Of Life

Having allergies isn’t simply a matter of sneezing once in a while during the day.  If it was then nobody would make too big a deal about them.  But the truth is, allergies can greatly affect our quality of life … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off

Proper Use of Bedwetting Alarms

Bedwetting or enuresis is one of the more common behavioral problems with small children. Bedwetting occurs when a child, instead of waking up and going to the toilet, or just ‘holding it’; releases urine when the bladder gets full during … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine for you | Comments Off