Your brain is truly the most important organ in your entire body. Without it, you would be unable to survive or thrive in life. Nevertheless, humans only utilize a small portion of their brain. Can you imagine the possibilities...
Dizziness is one of the most common symptoms that a person having vertical problems might develop. During an episode, a person may also face problem while sitting making it difficult to work. There are various factors that can trigger...
Tonsils are tissues that are found in the tongue on either side of the throat and are a part of the body’s immune system. They help fight infections against bacteria and viruses. When a bacteria or a virus contaminate...
Kidney stones are a top-5 fear for me. They are right up there with scorpions and being abandoned at sea. This is unfortunate, as I have a family history that is littered with kidney stones, and genetics is certainly...
Even if you don’t know what hemorrhoids are, you almost certainly know that you don’t want them. After reading this article, you will know what hemorrhoids are, and you will still not want them. Alright, let’s get to it. What...
Snake bites are certainly worth talking about. There could be as many as 5 million venomous snake bites involving humans every year. That is astonishing in itself. What’s also astonishing is the amount of misinformation circulating regarding snake bite treatment. Snakebite 101 All...
Everyone seems to have their own sequence of events which lets them know that they are getting sick. Fever, chills, sore throat – these are often part of the equation. But what exactly is going on in your body?...
Both authors of this site have had cases of cellulitis, so we can get particularly intimate with this subject. Let’s get down to it. Cellulitis is a bacterial skin infection. It usually starts innocently enough with a little redness...
Japanese encephalitis is yet another mosquito borne illness. Confined to the limited geography of Southeast Asia and the Far East, Japanese encephalitis is rare in travelers, but it’s certainly not an illness to take lightly. Acute clinical cases (roughly 1%...
Substance abuse and the mental health of musicians will be front and center of discussions at Australia's biggest music conference this week, in the hopes of getting musos to open up about their experience with drugs. A panel titled Health,...

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