Disease, Illness & Conditions
The Top 10 Rarest Diseases
This article examines and ranks the 10 deadliest diseases known to currently exist worldwide. It provides a brief overview of each disorder, followed by an analysis of common symptoms and treatment options that are available.
High-Protein Diets and Kidney Disease: Fact or Fantasy?
Do higher protein diets adversely affect kidney function in healthy individuals? Let's explore common claims about protein toxicity.
What the Commercials Don't Tell You About the FreeStyle Libre for Diabetics
Commercials for the FreeStyle Libre give you only a bird's eye view of what the FreeStyle Libre sensor is for diabetics. There is much more information about the product that viewers do not see.
What You Should Know About Hypertension
In this article, I define hypertension and talk about the different types. I next point out how hypertension is diagnosed and the risk factors for getting it. Finally, the article explains why hypertension must be treated and how I received treatment.
People Who Never Drink Any Alcohol Are at Significantly Higher Risk of Developing MS
According to a new study, people who never drink alcohol are at a significantly greater risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), particularly if the individual also is a current or former smoker.
How to Live With Congestive Heart Failure and Heart Disease
Living with heart disease or congestive heart failure (CHF) is not an automatic death sentence. It wasn't for me and doesn't have to be for you. This is my story as a survivor, ten years after my first heart attack
Stomach Cramps After Eating Food: What You Need to Know
Why eating food can trigger stomach cramps, whether or not it is dangerous, and what you can do to make it stop.
Why Sleeping on the Floor Is Really Good for You
Most Westerners are now so stiff that they cannot comfortably sit on the floor. What to do? Regain a connection with mother earth by sleeping on the floor for improved flexibility, posture, and to get rid of aches and pains.
Heart Attack - Early Signs
The early signs of a heart attack should not be ignored, and they are made clear in this article. The way the heart works and what happens during a heart attack is explained. The symptoms are listed for a major heart attack also. Risk factors are listed and possible treatments are explained.
How Can I Make Myself Sleep on My Back?
Sleeping on your back is the best sleeping position for optimum sleep. Learn to adopt the supine sleeping position as a permanent solution to poor posture, sleep wrinkles, and many chronic aches and pain caused by misalignment of the skeleton and unnecessary pressure tension during sleep.
Necrotizing acrocyanosis is an idiopathic condition that triggers tenderness in the toes, fingers, and cyanosis in the extremities. The extremities of the patients with acrocyanosis progressively develop gangrene or ulcers indicated by their color variations.
COVID-19 Mandatory Cloth Face Masks Are Scientifically Unfounded
A solid scientific basis does not exist to support or justify forcing people to wear simple cloth face masks as a means of controlling the spread of COVID-19.
What Are the Current (Evidence-Based) Opportunities for the Clinical Management of COVID-19?
COVID-19, or SARS-CoV-2, is a highly contagious virus with the potential to rapidly invade the human physiological system. The combinations of allopathic medicine and traditional Chinese herbal medicine are widely discussed in the context of their potential to treat SARS-CoV-2 infection.
The Coronavirus: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prognosis
This article examines the infectious virus known as the Coronavirus. It provides a direct analysis of the disease's characteristics, symptoms, and general treatment options.
What Does Coronavirus Do to the Body, and Can It Be Treated?
The deadly novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak has the potential to threaten the health and wellness of human populations on a global scale. This article provides basic information about, including diagnosis, treatment, and preventative measures. People must practice caution during travel.
Is It a Cold or Early Pregnancy Symptoms? Take This Quiz
Are cold symptoms a sign of pregnancy? Believe it or not, a cold - or what feels like one - can be one of the earliest indications that you're pregnant. Here's why.
The Challenge of Cultural Acceptance: Basic Medical Intervention in Northern Nigeria
What prevents widespread treatment from being administered and disease education being rolled out for easily preventable and highly treatable diseases?
What Is Sleep Paralysis, and How Can You Prevent It?
To understand the causes of sleep paralysis, it is first important to be aware of what sleep paralysis is. Countless people around the world have reported waking up, yet not being able to move their bodies. They describe a feeling or sensation that has been diagnosed as sleep paralysis.
What You Need to Know About Vitamin B12 Deficiency
A brief overview of vitamin B12 deficiency, how it happens, what it presents, and what can be done about it.
Sickled Feet: Quick Fixes, Causes, Symptoms, Correction, Prevention and Tips
Sickled feet are considered the bane in any form of dancing. It is also a problem for many athletes as well. However, it should be noted that the sickling of the feet when performing is a bit harder to get rid of.
Why Your Tinnitus Gets Worse at Times and What to Do About It
This article is based on my research survey of tinnitus sufferers to determine possible causes and avoidance techniques.
A Fun and Easy Solution to Drink More Water
Most of us don't drink enough water which leaves us dehydrated and damages our health. Learn about the benefits of drinking more water as well as the easiest way to increase the amount of water you drink every day.
Urine Colors Chart : Medications and Food Can Change Urine Color
The appearance and odor of urine could be an indicator of your lifestyle and health. Medications, food, dyes, pigments, and poisons like phenol can change the color of urine anything from red to green. Usually the cause is harmless. However, it may sometimes indicate an underlying disease condition.
Silica, the New Asbestos. Are You Being Safe at Work and at Home?
Silica makes up a large component of our world and the products that we use daily. Are you aware of the potential risk that it poses to you and your family? Are you being safe around this substance?
13 Gentle but Effective Strategies to Help You Get a Good Night’s Sleep
Difficulty sleeping spoils your day, undermines relationships, and makes you less effective at work. Many causes of sleep problems relate to your lifestyle. This article explains 13 gentle but effective changes you can make to help you get a good night's sleep and wake refreshed and raring to go.