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Atrial Fibrillation. What You Should now

Atrial Fibrillation or Irregular Heart Beat.


The heart is made up of four chambers, two upper ones called atria and two lower ones called ventricles. These are in effect four separate muscular pumps and in order for the heart to operate efficiently these must contract in a coordinated, rhythmic and systematic manner.


Adults Who Wet the Bed

Adults Who Wet the Bed

What is nocturnal enuresis?

Nocturnal enuresis is defined as involuntary urination in bed during the night, after an age when bladder control should be established. It is more common in children, and usually, after the age 3 or 4, night control begins to be established and dry nights begin to become the norm.. With adults however, bedwetting is not rare – or anything to be ashamed of.This is usually referred to as audult eneuresis.

Keloid Scars

Keloid Scars. Little known about them

 Keloid scars are defined as abnormal scars that grow beyond the boundary of the original site of a skin injury. The scar is a raised and ill-defined growth of skin in the area of damaged skin. They are unsightly and people may go to great ends to try and get rid of them.

Who Is at Risk?

The 500 Calories a Day Diet. Is It Safe?

Is 500 Calories a Day a Safe Diet?

Diets as you know come and go according to fashion. We have had The Scarsdale Diet, The Atkins Diet, The Caveman Diet; the list goes on and on. Each one in its turn made millions for inventor/author and each in its time was the definative answer to weight loss and the diet to end all diets.

What Causes Coffee Ground Vomiting


What Causes Coffee Ground Vomitus



Coffee ground vomitus is a type of vomit that looks like coffee grounds. Coffee ground vomitus owes its appearance to the presence of old blood in the vomit.

The amount of time the blood remains in the stomach before appearing in the vomit will determine its colour and shade. A more extended period will result in a darker colour, which may be dark red, black, or brown.

What is Heart Failure and What Causes it

What is Heart Failure?

Heart failure is the chronic situation where your heart is unable to cop adequately with the volume of blood being delivered to it from around the body. During heart failure your heart is behaving as a dysfunctional pump. You can live with this for some time but, if not treated, it may brink about you untimely demise.

What causes heart failure?

There are many possible causes for your heart to fail, Here are just some of the commoner:

Are There Natural Ways to Raise Testosterone

A question that comes up again and again on, for example Quora is: 

Are there natural ways to boost testosterone?

Yes. In some cases, men can raise their testosterone levels by changing some lifestyle habits.

Ejaculating Too Quickly, No Control Over Timing .

Premature Ejaculation or PE.

Premature ejaculation is the commonest sexual dysfunction to affect men, and by extension women, on the planet. It is more common even than erectile dysfunction. And it is also the most neglected and least understood problem. Very often the management of PE is left to Dr Google and to the quacks and chancers who lurk therein.

Definition of Premature Ejaculation.

Vaginal Dryness Causes and Treatments

Vaginal dryness, be it associated with sexual activity or not, is a common problem and can make life miserable for many women.

What are the causes of vaginal dryness?

By far the commonest cause of vaginal dryness, be it associated with sexual activity or not, is a fall in Oestrogen levels and the commonest cause for a fall in Oestrogen levels is menopause. Often the very first symptom of "The Change" is vaginal dryness.

Other things that might cause a fall in Oestrogen are:

Childbirth and breast feeding

Radiation and chemo cancer treatments

Do You Need to See A Dodtor

An interesting thing happened here last week. I had a lady from Dublin, we will call her Veronica, visit my Online Medical Advice service and she had the following story: