French Paradox: High Fat Diet yet Low Heart Disease Rate

With every health provider advising us to stick to a low-fat diet, it is a mystery, as to why there is no credible explanation from scientists or medical experts for the French paradox. Whatever explanations are offered have gaping holes in them. The so-called French...

Energy Drinks and Alcohol – A Dangerous Mix

One popular choice over the last several years has been to mix your alcoholic drink with caffeinated energy drinks. Mixing energy drinks and alcohol has seen a huge surge in popularity over the past few years. This unhealthy trend is seen more especially among the...

Energy Drink Ingredients: Healthy or Dangerous?

Overview Energy drinks are non-alcoholic beverages that are primarily manufactured to offer a burst of high energy to the consumer. There are varieties of ingredients in an energy drink that make this happen. While we know about caffeine as the main ingredient, we do...

Energy Drinks: Safety Limits, Common Brands & Dangers

What are energy drinks? Energy drinks or power drinks, as they are also called, are nonalcoholic beverages that are advertised as energy-giving drinks. Their manufacturers claim that they give you a boost of energy. But, there are disadvantages or dangers to your...

Dengue Fever: Symptoms, Transmission, Diagnosis, & Treatment

Dengue fever is a painful severe mosquito-borne disease caused by any one of four closely related dengue viruses. This disease is most prevalent in tropical areas of the world. However, it is not contagious. It is caused and spreads mainly through infected mosquito...

How to Prevent Erectile Dysfunction Naturally

More than 20% of the population suffers from erectile dysfunction (ED) and the number is increasing every year due to wrong lifestyle habits. There are several reasons why you develop this disorder and preventing erectile dysfunction is all about avoiding any...

Gallstones Diagnosis and Treatment

Most gallstones do not show symptoms and are left alone. But if you suffer from gallstone disease that exhibits typical symptoms, your doctor will conduct certain diagnostic tests and choose the treatment option that best suits you. Gallstone diagnosis The doctor...

Complications of Gallstones

Gallstone complications can occur if your gallstones move into the bile ducts, get stuck, and block the passage of the bile for a prolonged period. Bile duct blockages, if not treated, can be fatal. Gallstones are quite common in people over the age of 40 years and...

Gallstones and Their Types

What are gallstones? Gallstones or Cholelithiasis are hard stone-like deposits made of cholesterol or bilirubin that can develop in the gallbladder or bile ducts. They are solid masses formed from bile precipitates and can cause pain. They can vary in size from a...

Herpes Complications

The complications of herpes infection be it genital, oral, or ocular are caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection. Do not mix up symptoms with complications. Simply put, symptoms are how the disease presents itself and complications are what damage the...