Posts Tagged symptoms

  • Tendonitis – Cause and Relief Tendonitis – Cause and Relief

    When you suddenly feel sharp pain after straining or stretching it may be tendonitis. Tendons are what connect muscle to bone and are a vital part of the body’s skeletal structure. Muscles are responsible for each movement when ever we jump, walk, run, lift something, twist, and move in most any s...

  • Diagnosing and treating Gout (gouty arthritis) Diagnosing and treating Gout (gouty arthritis)

    Historically gout has been called the disease of rich men or disease of kings because they ate a diet far higher in red meat, sugars, seafood, and alcohol. It is now known that gout can affect any one and is most often related to arthritis and uric acid. Found particularly involving the big toe, gou...

  • Strange coating on tongue – Are you sure it’s not oral thrush? Strange coating on tongue – Are you sure it’s not oral thrush?

    Ever noticed that strange coating on your tongue? Many a times it is a harmless care of low hygiene standards, but sometimes it may be more serious than that. If the coating on the tongue is thick and inflamed, it may be a cause for concern. Usually such strange coating on the tongue presents the ca...

  • Dealing with Irritable Bowel Syndrome Dealing with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Many people deal with Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS on a daily basis.  For those who have never heard of IBS, it is a condition that has different symptoms for different people, but generally is a cause of discomfort and even embarrassment for many people.  The symptoms can range from abdominal ...

  • Menopause is part of the cycle of life Menopause is part of the cycle of life

    A girl becomes a woman when she reaches puberty, begins having her periods, and her body takes on some very obvious signs of maturity (enlargement of her breasts and curvature of her hips are examples). An exciting time, maturity means she will be capable of bearing a child even though she may still...

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) – Symptoms and Prevention Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) – Symptoms and Prevention

    Each year, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) affect 12 million men and women in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 50 percent of new cases of STDs happen to young people between the ages of 15 and 24. That is sad and alarming. It appears that th...