Monthly Archives: February 2014

5 Reasons You Should Stop Avoiding The Doctor

5 Reasons You Should Stop Avoiding The Doctor image

I don’t look forward to visiting the doctor, and I know I’m not the only one. The only reason I’ve continued to go over the years is because I’m convinced that the one year I don’t go is the year I’m going to contract a devastating disease like Ebola or Bird Flu. Men are notorious for avoiding a trip to their physician’s office at all costs (and some studies point to a large number of men that don’t even have a primary care provider). Though it’s not talked about as often, the truth is that many women are guilty of » » » [Read more]

Does The Public Know How To Dispose Of Asbestos Safely?

Does The Public Know How To Dispose Of Asbestos Safely? image

Asbestos is a very dangerous, yet underestimated substance in terms of a lack of awareness campaigns in the media to help others understand exactly what it can do. The dangers and implications that asbestos can have on our health if exposed to a few fibres are not taken very seriously by many. This alone could mean that there is a greater danger in regards to further unnecessary exposure. The symptoms are not apparent for years and there is no known treatment that treats asbestos related diseases. Asbestos exposure is so dangerous that there is nothing much doctors can do to » » » [Read more]

How To Treat Genital Warts With Wartrol

How To Treat Genital Warts With Wartrol image

What Are Genital Warts A genital wart is a contagious wart that is often transmitted at the time of sexual activity. It is caused by a type of Human Papilloma Virus – HPV. The virus manifests itself as a rough blister like growth in the genital area. The virus can affect both men and women without much differentiation. Not everyone who has the virus will develop warts. But the virus can be transmitted to another person even when there is no visible genital wart. The type of HPV that is highly responsible for genital warts are the types 6 and » » » [Read more]

3 Easy Tooth Replacement Options For Adults

3 Easy Tooth Replacement Options For Adults image

Oral B says that around 70 percent of adults over the age of 35 have lost at least one tooth, and 25 percent of people over age 74 have lost all of their original teeth! If you fall into either of those categories, dental science has made it easier than ever to overcome these dental issues and get back to enjoying your smile. Depending on your needs, budget, and current oral health there are a few different options available to you. 1. Bridges If you have even one missing tooth, your smile could be susceptible to disease and even a » » » [Read more]


Sunburn image

Sunburn is a type of radiation burn that results from an over exposure to ultra violet radiation, commonly from the sun. An excess of UV radiation can be life threatening in extreme cases. Sun tan is produced on exposing the skin to lesser amounts of UV radiation. Signs of sunburn The skin turns red and hurts on getting sunburn. The swelling and blisters depends upon the severity of sunburn. The basic symptoms are the feeling of flu, feverish, with chills, nausea, headache and weakness. After few days, the skin will start peeling and itching to rid itself of sun-damaged cells. » » » [Read more]

Interpreting Dreams To Help You Break Unwanted Behaviors

Interpreting Dreams To Help You Break Unwanted Behaviors image

The Most Frequent Dreams And Their Meanings A great number of publications exist about the meaning of dreams and what they want to tell you. When you compare these books and articles you will find many differences and contradictions but some interpretations are the same throughout different cultures and different authors. This doesn’t scientifically mean that they’re 100% right but for sure they are worth taking into consideration if you want to know more about your own dreams. Reflecting upon your dreams can be particularly rewarding when you try to break bad habits such as compulsive behaviors and addictions (smoking, » » » [Read more]

Sympathetic Ophthalmia in an Infected Post-Scleral Buckling Eye

Sympathetic Ophthalmia in an Infected Post-Scleral Buckling Eye image

Jona MB Sy-Ongkeko, MD Archimedes LD Agahan, MD Juan S Lopez, MD Jacinto U Dy-Liacco, MD Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, College of Medicine, University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines Sympathetic ophthalmia (SO) is a rare, bilateral, nonnecrotising granulomatous panuveitis that may develop after exposure of intraocular contents to the immune system, i.e., trauma, followed by a latent period and the appearance of uveitis in both the injured and non-injured eye. Both eyes are affected, with the injured eye usually presenting with uveitis before, and more severe than the uninjured eye. Its occurrence is much more likely » » » [Read more]

On Health, Fitness And Cigarettes

On Health, Fitness And Cigarettes image

A lot of people talk about wellness but very few people have taken the time to consider what the term really means. Wellness in general can be described as the state in which a person orients themselves into maximizing their own potential. It’s not something that a person can achieve in a day, it’s a process that takes a lifetime. It includes spiritual, physical and psychological dimensions. We cannot talk about wellness without mentioning self improvement. You have probably read one of the many self-help books flooding the market. Most of them promise to get you rich or to make » » » [Read more]

Too Much Or Too Little Sleep Linked To Depression In Teenagers

Too Much Or Too Little Sleep Linked To Depression In Teenagers image

Depression is a mental illness that affects millions of people every day. Adults who suffer from the symptoms of the debilitating disorder are often prescribed an antidepressant, but in teenagers, the symptoms are often attributed to the life stage and go untreated. For decades, experts have connected sleep to depression, both getting too much sleep and not getting enough sleep. New study results are now showing that both extremes in sleep patterns signal depression in teenagers. The age group covering 13 to 19-year-olds generally fall into a few distinct categories. There are the teenagers who appear lazy, wanting to sleep » » » [Read more]

Benefits Of Chiropractic Care

Benefits Of Chiropractic Care image

What is Chiropractic? Having the meaning of efficient or practical by hand, chiropractic is not technically recognized as a part of medical treatment but is often made use of. Chiropractic care is the diagnosis and treatment of patients by medical professionals without the use of medicines. This treatment completely involves practical techniques. Chiropractic care helps to regain flexibility and better functioning of bones, ligaments and muscles. When this treatment is being conducted, Chiropractors focus more on the spinal area, as like the brain, it deals with the nervous system of the body. Apart from making the back and neck work » » » [Read more]