Current Health Articles

Floating Bowel Movement (Stool, Feces) Causes

Your stools can reveal a lot about your health, not only the health of your bowels but even of other systems in the body. The frequency, color, consistency and even smell can vary to indicate a number of health conditions. On a more detailed level, various tests can be performed on stool to identify health problems. >> Read More ...

Drugs To Stop Diarrhea (Anti-Diarrheal Medication)

In most instances diarrhea is an acute symptom that often resolves on its own without treatment. Apart from requiring oral rehydration to maintain an adequate intake of fluid and electrolytes to counteract the loss in diarrheal stool, additional treatment for diarrhea is not necessary. However, these are times when >> Read More ...

Overeating (Stuffed) Feeling, Quantity, Causes, Remedies

Every person overeats at some point or the other. It is a bad practice that we repeat many times in life and leads to immediate discomfort as well as long term health risks if it is done too often. Understanding why we tend to overeat at times, and what patterns may be dangerous can help to prevent several conditions >> Read More ...

Tight Jaw Muscles (Stiff and Sore) Causes, Treatments, Remedies

The lower jaw, known as the mandible, moves by the contraction and relaxation of muscles. It is only the mandible that moves when eating or talking and not the upper jaw (maxilla) which is part of the skull. As with muscles anywhere in the body, these jaw muscles can become stiff and sore at times, affect the movement of >> Read More ...

Deadly Diarrhea (Children, Adults) Diseases, Duration, Recovery

Every day 1 out of 9 child deaths occur due to diarrhea. In fact every year diarrhea kills about 760,000 children under the age of five, and it is the cause of 10.6 million deaths across the globe. Diarrhea is the second most common cause of death among infants. Although children are more prone to death from diarrhea, it >> Read More ...

Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Types, Carriers, Locations, Dangers

Viruses are one of the most common infectious agents, causing disease in millions of people on a daily basis. We all get one or two viral infections in a year. The flu and common cold are frequently seen examples of infections caused by viruses. Most of us know that the flu and cold are not serious and rarely lead to >> Read More ...

Snoring Babies and Children, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Snoring is not uncommon among adults. It is more than just an inconvenience to those living with a snorer. Most of us do not realize that snoring may be a symptom of some underlying disorder, and in fact long term snoring can have medical consequences. However, snoring among children is also not uncommon. One in ten >> Read More ...

Bowel Motility Disorders Meaning, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Food and beverages move through the digestive tract at different speeds. This is largely determined by the motion within the gut, that is generated by small muscles that contract and relax in a rhythmic coordination. It ensures that the food you eat travels down your throat, through your esophagus, then into the stomach, >> Read More ...

Giardia (Giardiasis) Bowel Infection Recovery, Diet, Treatment

Diarrheal illnesses due to infections are common throughout the world. Most are short-lived and do not lead to any serious complications. It may be caused by a number of different organisms, like viruses and bacteria. One of the most common of these organisms is a protozoan known asĀ  Giardia lamblia. However, many people >> Read More ...

Stretch Marks (Striae) Causes, Pictures, Remedies, Treatment

It is one of the common skin conditions that affects many people, but stretch marks are usually not a medical concern. For women in particular, it is almost considered to be an eventuality at some point in life, particularly after pregnancy. It does not cause any other significant symptoms beyond the cosmetic impact. >> Read More ...
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