Month: November 2013

Low Testosterone: Male Fears

With low testosterone what will happen to male vitality, muscle mass, libido and energy? As you age, testosterone decreases and this causes problems in male self-confidence. There are definite health issues related to low testosterone and you may need to consider testosterone therapy to boost these levels. Discuss testosterone therapy with your doctor and don’t […]

Hormone Replacement Therapy for Women

Hormone replacement therapy is used to treat menopausal symptoms and protect long-term health. As with most medical procedures there are pros and cons. If you have been subjected to hormone replacement what does this mean for you in the long run?

Holiday Depression

There is nothing wrong with you when you feel depressed during the holidays. All that celebration, joy and good will can actually get a little much. You might believe that you are out of step with the rest of the world, but statistics say that over 40% of the population just feels exhausted and inadequate. […]

Family warming up hands

Medical Causes of Cold Hands and Feet

Cold hands and feet can be as simple as being where it is cold. The body”s natural temperature can also cause cold hands and feet or cold hands and feet can be a result of real medical issues. Problems with blood circulation, small blood vessels in your hands or any number of other medical mysteries […]

Causes of Bloating

That uncomfortable feeling of fullness in your abdomen is bloating. It is a sensation that points to the abdomen being distended and it might also be painful to breathe. Most bloating pains are sharp and cause your stomach to cramp.   Pain from bloating on the upper left side can be mistaken for heart pains […]

High and Low Blood Sugar Issues

Blood sugar concentrations or blood glucose levels are the amount of sugar or glucose present in your blood stream. Your body naturally regulates blood sugar (glucose) levels as a part your body”s metabolic processes. Glucose or sugar is the primary energy mechanism for cells and blood lipids. Glucose or blood sugar is transported from your […]

Digestive Disorders: Gallbladder

The gallbladder is a small sac that lies just under the liver.   Its main purpose is to store the bile, or a liquid made by the liver that helps you dissolve fats. Bile travels from the gallbladder through the cystic duct and the common bile duct and is secreted into the small intestine to […]

Acne trouble

Skin Conditions: Acne

When your hair follicles become full of oil and dead skin cells acne will appear. Most acne appears on the face and neck plus the chest, back and shoulders. It is not life-threatening but can be very distressing and persistent. Acne lesions heal very slowly and it often feels “when one lesion goes away other […]