RSSArchive for August, 2011


Facts About Frequent Urination in Women

Frequent urination in women is a burdensome symptom that one could ever experience. For busy people, the need to frequently urinate is a bothersome situation and becomes a disruption to one’s daily tasks. In order to address a specific condition related to frequent urination in women, one should first be aware of the etiology of […]


The Importance of Anger Management

Anger is not bad in itself and each of us feels it to a larger or lesser degree. How you express and manage that anger however is what is important and which can result in problems. In a sense anger can be useful – it can make you think more optimistically and give you the […]


Fact Sheet on the Side Effects of Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is one of the most common types of treatment given to cancer patients. It involves the utilization of drugs or medications in treating different types of cancer. There are mainly two reasons why a cancer patient gets chemotherapy. First, it relieves symptoms like pain by controlling or eliminating tumor growths; second, it reduces the […]


What Are the 5 Food Groups and Why You Need Each of Them

The aim of each of us ought to be a balanced diet one that has all necessary nutrients for keeping the body able, healthy and fit. To devise a balanced diet, one should know what the food groups are, what they contain and why each of them is necessary for our health and wellbeing. The […]


Dissecting Neck Muscle Pain Origins and Therapies

Neck muscle pain occurs to majority of the population. Just about everyone had the experience of feeling a tinge of pain in the neck area. The severity of the pain may come from mild to severe. The kind of neck muscle pain affects people in just so many ways. It could either be a slight, […]


Microwave Food – Is it Good or Bad for You?

It would seem that as soon as something convenient, time saving and expedient comes along, the nay sayers immediately find reasons why it is terrible for you. So it is with microwave ovens – they are convenient, help you cook or heat evenly and in a jiffy and also without singeing or burning the food. […]


Conditions Associated with Nephrotic Syndrome in Children

Nephrotic syndrome is a group of symptoms which actually indicates an ongoing kidney damage or failure. Both children and adults may encounter this condition. However, nephrotic syndrome in children has different manifestations than that of an adult. The kidney is a bean-shaped organ which helps the body filter waste products in the form of creatinine and […]


What Are Weather Pains? Do Bones Tell You There’s a Storm Coming?

Weather pains are described as aches and pains that people feel – in particular joint pains or migraines that are brought about by changes in the weather of barometric pressure. For instance if one has arthritis, that pain may get worse when there is a storm brewing, or the pain may worsen during humid or wet […]


Complications of Streptococcal Infections

Streptococcal infections are caused by a bacterium specifically known as Group A Streptococcus. The most common form of infection caused by this specific microorganism is the Strep Throat. However, certain conditions may arise due to the invasion of this pathogen. These illnesses include skin infections, flesh eating disease or necrotizing fasciitis, toxic shock syndrome and […]