Articles by Dr. Chris

Abnormal Menstrual Cycle (Length, Bleeding) Duration and Causes

Despite it being a normal physiologic process for young girls after puberty and for women before menopause, there is often confusion about what constitutes a normal menstrual cycle. Sometimes unusual patterns in the menstrual cycle may be deemed as abnormal variations. However, at other times an abnormal menstrual cycle >> Read More ...

Dangerous Cholesterol Levels, Types, Dangers and Risks

Cholersterol is a type of fat that is needed for various functions in the body. Not only is some cholesterol sourced in food but the body also produces cholesterol. It is fair to say that cholesterol is essential for health and life but it can also be dangerous when present in high levels within the body. Excessive >> Read More ...

10 Signs of Endometriosis (Endometrial Tissue Outside Uterus)

Endometriosis is a gynecological condition that affects as many as 1 in 10 women in the United States. It can cause significant disturbances in the menstrual cycle and is known for severe pelvic pain. However, endometriosis is a far more complex condition that period pain. It also affects fertility and some studies suggest >> Read More ...

How Does Cancer Spread (Metastasize) to Other Parts of the Body

One of the greatest dangers of cancer is that it can spread anywhere in the body. When cancer starts, it is usually isolated to one body part, organ or certain type of tissue. It grows, infiltrates and destroys surrounding tissue. However, it can break away and travel to distant parts of the body where the cancer continues >> Read More ...

Dark Brown Bowel Movement (Abnormal Brown) Causes

The normal color of bowel movement in humans varies from tan to dark brown. It is not unusual for stool color to vary within the shades of brown, even among successive bowel movements on the same day. There are various factors that influence the color of bowel movement. However, there are cases where bowel movement may be >> Read More ...

Diet for Adult ADHD and Lifestyle To Control ADHD Symptoms

It is estimated that about 50% of childhood cases of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) continues into adulthood. Around 2% of American adults have ADHD but the figure may be much higher. While various drugs and counseling are used to treat adult ADHD, dietary an lifestyle modification may also be beneficial >> Read More ...

Congested Bowels – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment of Congestion

The bowels, both the small and large intestines, have a constant flow of food, fluids and wastes moving through it. Overall the transit through the bowels is a long journey – the small intesine is about 20 feet (6 meters) long while the large intestine is another 5 feet (1.5 meters) in length. For various reasons, >> Read More ...
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