Articles by Dr. Chris

Orange Urine Color – Causes and Other Symptoms

Urine is normally a clear to pale yellow color in a person who is well hydrated. Sometimes the urine may take on a much darker yellow hue. This is more likely to occur when we have not consumed enough fluids and are mildly dehydrated. Even this darker yellow color is considered somewhat normal. However, when urine is >> Read More ...

Abnormal Ear Sounds – Causes and Why It Happens

  Hearing is one of the five senses that we have. It allows us to detect sounds in our environment. Like any sense there is a stimulus (in this case it is sound) which is perceived through the mechanism in the ear and hearing centers in the brain. In order for us to hear a sound there must first be a sound. However, >> Read More ...

Blurred Vision – Causes in One Eye or Both Eyes

We are all accustomed to seeing clearly, even if we use spectacles (glasses) or contact lenses. This clarity of vision is known as visual acuity. It does not stay constant throughout life. Visual acuity can change with age and may need to be corrected. Most of us notice it as the inability to see objects clearly and we >> Read More ...

Itchy Cheeks – Causes, Symptoms and Pictures

As with skin anywhere on the body, itching of the cheeks is not uncommon. In fact the cheeks are more likely to itch for various reasons that tends to affect the face to a greater extent than other parts of the body. Itching of the cheeks is usually a minor problem but can sometimes be linked to serious skin conditions. >> Read More ...

Pain Below Calf Leg Muscles – Causes and Conditions

Pain in the legs is a common symptom and most of the time it is not serious. Often leg pain is related to strain, after standing, walking or running for long periods. The pain in these cases usually arises from the leg muscles and the tendons which connect the muscles to the bones. However, sometimes the pain may be >> Read More ...

Beating Stomach Feeling – Causes and Other Symptoms

Discomfort, cramps and pain are commonly felt sensation in the abdomen which many people refer to as the stomach. However, sometimes other sensations may arise which can be confusing. A beating sensation is one such unusual symptom that may be felt in the stomach region. It is not always a cause for concern but can >> Read More ...

Nightly Stomach Symptoms, Causes and Types of Problems

Some people experience stomach problems every night while being relatively symptom-free during the day. There are several reasons why this occurs. While it can be related to diet and lifestyle in the evening, there are also certain conditions that worsen in relation to the body’s 24 hour cycle. Nighttime stomach >> Read More ...

Weak Leg Veins – Meaning, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Blood is constantly flowing through the legs, including the feet. Oxygen-rich blood reaches the legs through the arteries and the low oxygen blood is carried back to the heart through the veins. When these blood vessels (arteries and veins) are weakened or damaged then the circulation of blood through the legs are >> Read More ...

Anemia Prevention with Foods and Supplements

Anemia is a common blood disorder involving the red blood cells. These are just one type of cell that makes up blood but is crucial for life as it carries oxygen throughout the body. There are several types of anemia but iron deficiency anemia is by far the most common. A large number of cases of iron deficiency anemia is >> Read More ...
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