Author Archives: Medical-Online

What Causes Snoring?

If you are not one of the 45% of adults who snore on occasion, you probably know a person who is inflicted with the condition. Often people joke about it, but do you really know what causes it? While most of the time it is something simple, like being overly tired or sleeping in the wrong position, if… Read More »

8 Possible Causes of Bleeding When You Blow Nose

Traveling outside home can be strenuous. Even for those who do it on a regular basis and have the routine so set that they can accomplish it on auto-pilot, a change in routine can be disconcerting and throw off the whole morning. When seasons change and your body reacts, issues can result. For example, imagine… Read More »

8 Easy Ways to Cure Ear Infection

Ear infections are relatively common in both adults and children. Indeed, one in ten adults gets an ear infection at least once in their life, with more women getting it than men. The problem is estimated to affect nine in ten children before their third birthday. Also known as otitis media, ear infection is caused… Read More »

Sore Throat Doesn’t Heal: Why and What to Do

It is hard to find someone who has never experienced a sore throat at some point in life. Dealing with scratching, itching, and burning is never fun, but it becomes even more annoying when these symptoms just won’t go away. Most people find relief by taking some home care measures, but others will continue to… Read More »

Circumcision Before and After

Circumcision refers to the surgical removal of the foreskin that covers the glans or head of the penis. Every boy is born with this foreskin, which is surgically removed during circumcision to expose the glans. The procedure on adult patients is different from that of infant because it requires a higher level of skill and… Read More »

Trichomoniasis in Men

Trichomoniasis is an infectious disease that is transmitted through sexual activity with a partner who has infected with it. Trichomonas is a parasite that is sometimes referred to as “trich”. It is considered the most common curable sexually transmitted diseases in young women who are sexually active. It is estimated that about 3.7 million individuals… Read More »

Advanced Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is a slow moving disease. You may have no signs of it for years. But the bad part is that by the time the man actually begins to show signs of having prostate cancer he may already be in stage IV. Symptoms may start to show when the prostate is enlarged and it… Read More »

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF PREGNANCY

A woman’s body goes through drastic physiological changes from the day she conceives to weeks after the delivery of her baby. It is important to differentiate the physiological changes of pregnancy from other pathological conditions. This section will discuss signs and symptoms that are indicative of pregnancy. Cessation of menses: Pregnancy is highly likely if 10… Read More »

Charts of Body Fat Percentage by Gender and Age

Your body fat percentage tells a lot about your overall health and fitness level. Your fitness level is low and you are at an increased risk of developing heart disease, cancer, and diabetes if your fat percentage is on the higher side. However, you will experience similar issues if that percentage is lower than normal.… Read More »

Bleeding Between Periods: Cancer and Other Causes

If you notice recurring vaginal bleeding between periods, don’t brush it aside. It could be a sign of a serious medical condition. Also referred to as spotting, intermenstrual bleeding or metrorrhagia, vaginal bleeding between periods is associated with a number of causes, some of which can be very dangerous. In case you notice any kind of… Read More »