Family Medicine

These articles are on health issues that effect the family in one way or another. Discussed are children’s illnesses, pregnancy, as well as general well-being.

The Thread of Life

2017-01-25T17:13:17+02:00

In a recent book called the South Asian Health Solution there is a chapter on getting Indians to exercise. The author is a well-known Silicon Valley medical doctor who is rightly concerned with the growing epidemic of heart disease among the peoples of the Indian subcontinent. The book contains many good points, but, unfortunately, the author has [...]

The Thread of Life2017-01-25T17:13:17+02:00

Why are our kids so miserable?

2016-04-02T12:56:38+02:00

Something in modern life is undermining mental health,” Jean Twenge, a professor of psychology at San Diego State University, wrote in a recent paper. Specifically, something is undermining young people’s mental health, especially girls. In her paper, Twenge looks at four studies covering 7 million people, ranging from teens to adults in the US. Among [...]

Why are our kids so miserable?2016-04-02T12:56:38+02:00

How Serious Are Birth Control Pill Side Effects?

2015-05-28T06:06:52+02:00

If it is possible to avoid birth control, do so. There are many other natural alternatives to ingesting drugs with side effects.  - Rehan Zaidi Article source: http://draxe.com/serious-birth-control-pills-side-effects/   Birth control is a pretty touchy subject nowadays and most people avoid talking about the issue altogether. Unfortunately, whenever the topic is brought up on a statewide or [...]

How Serious Are Birth Control Pill Side Effects?2015-05-28T06:06:52+02:00

Research shows that honey helps children’s coughs.

2012-08-26T23:04:53+02:00

Well we already knew this, but for the record, honey can sooth a cough! Results were recently published in the journal Pediatrics that honey is more effective than a placebo in controlling nighttime cough in children with upper respiratory infections (URI). The study was a randomized placebo-controlled, double-blind trial. Here is a the story as related [...]

Research shows that honey helps children’s coughs.2012-08-26T23:04:53+02:00

Improve Vericose Veins Using 3 Natural Methods

2013-03-15T10:30:29+02:00

Varicose veins, also called varicosities, are veins that have become swollen, twisted, tortuous and are usually seen on the legs. People who get varicose veins often have a family history of someone with them, a particular constitutional type, along with a lifestyle that aggravates the condition. A common clinical presentation of this in the Arab [...]

Improve Vericose Veins Using 3 Natural Methods2013-03-15T10:30:29+02:00