Monthly Archives: August 2011

Impotence Causes And Cures

Impotence Causes And Cures How does an Erection Occur? The penis contains two chambers, called the corpora cavernosa, which run the length of the organ (see figure 1). A spongy tissue fills the chambers. The corpora cavernosa are surrounded by a membrane, called the tunica albuginea. The spongy tissue contains smooth muscles, fibrous tissues, spaces, veins, and arteries. The urethra, which is the channel for urine and ejaculate, runs along the underside of the corpora cavernosa. Impotence Causes And Cures […]

Children With Cystic Fibrosis

Children With Cystic Fibrosis Parents who have children have tough times and it can be heartbreaking. Parents often feel guilt because they blame themselves because they passed the mutant gene on to their child. Fear may also be an emotion that a parent will have when their children are diagnosed with a potentially fatal disease. It is normal for parents to feel these emotions and if they are having difficulty coping with the emotions, look for a support group in […]

When Should You See A Doctor?

When Should You See A Doctor? If you suspect your child may have cystic fibrosis, you should contact your doctor immediately. Do you know you have a risk of passing on the mutant gene that causes cystic fibrosis? Does your child have other signs of this incurable disease? Those signs can be newborns that are not growing properly, chronic breathing and respiratory problems, and bulky, greasy stools. If your doctor is not growing steadily along the percentile curve may be […]

Determining if you have irritable bowel syndrome

Determining if you have irritable bowel syndrome Many individuals experience Irritable Bowel Syndrome. And this is a reality that has hounded a lot of people.   Ask yourself if you have the following symptoms for irritable bowel syndrome:   * Do you often have abdominal cramps or pains? * Are you almost always constipated? * Do you frequently experience diarrhea? * Have you always endured the feeling of being bloated? * Do you have feel nauseated?       If […]

Not Your Usual Quit Smoking Talk

Not your usual quit smoking talk Sure you have heard and probably even read a lot on why you should start to quit smoking. You might think that this, yet again, would be another long sermon on what you should do with your life. But hey, we won’t even delve on that. Quit smoking or stopping yourself from taking too much alcohol are just one of the many things that people are concerned of. However, we believe that these kinds of things should […]

Nature Can Help You Quit From Smoking

 Quit from smoking with help from mother nature Needing a support team during the process of quit from smoking is just normal. Your family and loved ones will always be there for you. Expect them to be the first ones to cheer you on. You may even be surprised to know that Nature also wants you to cope with the habit. Aside from the protection you can give to your loved ones, quitting smoking will also contribute to the protection for Mother Earth. Encouraging […]

Introduction – Infertility

Introduction – Infertility Causes of Male Infertility What are the indications for male infertility? Statistics show that in at least 40% of infertile couples, there is a male factor contributing to the problem. Male fertility screening is done through semen analysis. The general rule is that the lower the sperm count and the poorer the sperm quality, the longer it will take and the more difficult it may be for a pregnancy to occur. However, even men with very low […]

Reflexology Statistics

Reflexology Statistics With all of the different types of alternative medical treatments that are out there, it can be difficult to separate the wheat from the chaff. There are some types of alternative treatments that can easily be dismissed as pseudoscience, with no real positive effect on the human body. Other types of treatments, however, may seem outlandish when compared to the techniques used in western medicine, but in all actuality can be very helpful when it comes to helping […]

Valvular Heart Disease

Valvular Heart Disease Valvular heart disease affects the valves of the heart. Only four valves service the heart. Their job is to allow the blood to flow through the heart in only one direction. To work properly, each valve must open and close completely at the right time. Valvular Heart Disease     The heart valves can develop problems or disease for many reasons. Sometimes the valves are not normal at birth. Rheumatic fever can cause valve disease. Bacteria can […]