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Mesothelioma Beyond the Lungs

Most people think of malignant mesothelioma as a type of cancer that affects the lungs. While this is true, the lungs aren’t the only organs affected. In fact, it’s possible for malignant mesothelioma tumors to appear in other parts of the body, including the abdominal cavity and the testicles. This …

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Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma in Women

Malignant mesothelioma has long been considered a disease of men. This is due in large part to the fact that the disease affects men up to four times more often than women. Additionally, because the disease has such a long incubation period – sometimes as long as forty years – …

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Living with Type 2 Diabetes

When I was 35 years old, I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. At first, I was stunned. I was only 20 pounds overweight, I was relatively young, and my diet wasn’t extremely unhealthy. However, my doctor explained that even moderately unhealthy lifestyle choices can affect the body in a …

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10 Low Calorie Snacks You Should Know About

If you’re trying to lose weight you may have tried all sorts of tactics to avoid snacking. Dieting can cause anyone to feel hungry, snacking is often considered to be a bad thing. Who doesn’t feel guilty after downing a pack of cookies or sneaking a bag of chips? While …

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Choosing Healthy Bedtime Snacks

Many children will settle down to sleep much better if they have eaten shortly before bedtime.  This is not intended to be a full meal, so make sure you keep the portions small.  Ideally, you should plan for your child to have the snack around an hour before going to …

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Causes for Lower Left Abdominal Pain In Men

The lower left abdominal pain in men is mainly due to a range of health problems including digestion disorder caused by infection in the abdomen. Any pain which originate from various organs in the abdominal cavity is generally called as abdominal pain. Normally the pain found in men is because …

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Causes for Lower Left Abdominal Pain in Women

Many women suffer pain on the left side of the abdomen. Just under the waist line on the left, the pain could occur due to many reasons. It could be due to infection in the fallopian tubes on the left, menstrual pain, constipation, diverticulitis, disease of ovaries on the left, …

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Understanding the causes of Lower Left abdominal Pain

Lower left abdominal pain can be caused by something as simple as constipation, muscle pain or an irritable bowel syndrome; and can also be caused by more serious factors like kidney stones, dicerticular syndrome and a kidney infection to name a few. As the name itself suggests, lower left abdominal …

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