Information on Thrush: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Thrush, also known as candidiasis, is a yeast infection that occurs most commonly in the mouth. It is caused by a fungus called Candida albicans (“candida”) that occurs naturally in the intestines, vagina and even the skin. The bacteria that reside in the body’s moist environments usually keep candida under control.

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Cholesterol Levels and the Cardiovascular System

Your heart is essentially a pump whose function can be affected by several factors, including total blood volume, elasticity of blood vessels, plaque build up in arteries, hormones and nerve stimulation. This site shows how changes in these factors can result in cardiovascular disease or malfunction.

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Which form of Calcium is best for you?

Findings suggest that osteoporosis, which is typically considered a female geriatric disease, could be prevented with the use of supplemental calcium at an early age. The Ohio State University Medical Center conducted a study in which they tracked calcium’s effects on bone density in girls ages 8-13 for a period of seven years.

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