Medical articles on Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment

Foods High in Uric Acid You Should Avoid for Gout Problems

It can be hard being old sometimes. For one, you cannot move like a young buck anymore. Sometimes you have to carefully choose what you eat, so that it will not cause your problems in your body. Of course, these two “limitations” almost always go hand-in-hand, particularly in a medical condition like gout. For the …Continue reading

Side Effects of Bulimia Nervosa

Bulimia Nervosa is not just a simple thing of eating and then vomiting the food that you just ate. For some people who are just obsessing unhealthily over their weight, the appeal of this medical condition can be readily apparent; you can still taste food, but you’re still starving yourself. Maybe because of the fact …Continue reading

Assisted Reproductive Technology – What You Need To Know Beyond The Noise?

Science does have its benefits in improving the way we live as human beings. Compare the way people lived during, say, a century ago, and you can see how people then viewed others as being “old” during their 40s, and expecting them to die once they reach 60. Obviously, the advances in the different fields …Continue reading

How To Deal With Bad Breath

It can be embarrassing having Bad Breath. Just try asking anyone who has ever been affected with it. On second thought, maybe that’s not a good idea, after all. Regardless of whether you know one who has bad breath or even you yourself haves some really socially awkward and bad experiences with it, let us …Continue reading

Stem Cell Research Therapy – Pros and Cons

Stem Cell Therapies are still one of those unresolved “gray area” medical researches that have been going on for over thirty years by now. Surely, almost everyone has heard of this term being bandied around by both sides of the ethical fence. However, it can really be quite confusing—particularly for us who are “newbies” to …Continue reading

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms in Women, Men, Children, Dogs & Cats

Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) As the name suggests, Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS is a chronic condition which involves abdominal pain, bloating, discomfort and alteration of bowel habits. It is diagnosed clinically and in most cases no specific cause can be identified. Also called as Spastic Colon; Spastic Bowel; Functional Bowel Syndrome or …Continue reading

Keratoconus – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and Surgery

What is Keratoconus? It is quite easy to forget just how important our five senses are. We rely on it so much that we have a tendency to take it for granted, Thus, if one of our “senses” has suddenly been cut off, it will just as likely to wreak havoc on the way we …Continue reading

Fibromyalgia Symptoms, Signs in Women and Men

Fibromyalgia is a disease condition that is characterized by stiffening of muscles which results in pain. It is one of the most confusing conditions which puzzles and sometimes causes confusion in diagnosing the disease. It has got a nickname i.e. ‘soft-tissue arthritis’. This condition is chronic, painful and tender especially in the muscles, ligaments, tendons …Continue reading

Caffeine Overdose – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

What is Caffeine Overdose? Caffeine is a material that is found usually in particular plants. It can also be made unnaturally and utilized as a preservative in food. It is a stimulant and a diuretic, which signifies that it can increase the urine output. Caffeine Overdose usually happens when a person unintentionally or intentionally ingest …Continue reading

Herpetic Whitlow – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Complications

herpetic whitlow at end of digit

What is Herpetic Whitlow? Herpetic Whitlow is a skin condition on the fingers caused by herpes simplex virus. It begins with small reddish raised spots on the skin that worsens and become a disturbing lesion. Unfortunately, those afflicted with this disease will suffer from excruciating pain resulting to interrupt activities of daily living. Herpetic whitlow …Continue reading

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