Michal Vilímovský (EN)

I am a medical student at the Third Medical College of the Charles Univeristy in Prague, Czech Republic. I like writing articles about anything related to medicine. Connect with me on Twitter, Facebook or Google+.

  • June 7, 2016 8:25 PM

    Swollen taste buds: the ultimate guide to causes, symptoms and treatment

    Are your taste buds on tip or back of the tongue swollen? This problem may be caused by inflammation, allergic reaction, herpes, yeast infection and even cancer. Here is a detailed evidence based overview of causes, symptoms and medical and home treatment options for inflamed taste buds.

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  • June 3, 2016 7:53 AM

    Pimples on nipples: the complete guide

    Bumps or spots that simply look like pimples can be present anywhere on the body. However, the appearance of such spots on nipples of breast can be disconcerting. With so much fear over breast cancer and other related disorders, a bump that looks like a pimple around or on the nipple could trigger you into panic mode. Luckily, most strange looking little pimples on the breast are nothing to be worried about, though you should still pay a visit to your doctor if you are concerned. Finding out what causes breast acne, how to avoid occurrence of pimples on nipple and how to treat them should help treat this condition, or at least help in managing it. This is what our article is about.

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  • May 31, 2016 11:00 AM

    How to deal with ingrown eyelashes (trichiasis)?

    Ingrown eyelashes occur due to misalignment. The eyelashes grow backward, towards the eye instead of away from it. In medical terms, an ingrown eyelash is called trichiasis. Eyelash problems are mostly both painful and irritating. Also, if left untreated, they can cause damage to the eye.

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  • May 27, 2016 9:50 AM

    Pimples inside nose: the complete guide

    Pimple (sometimes also called a zit, bump or spot) is a type of comedo or acne. Comedo is caused by clogging of hair follicle (pores) in the skin. Skin debris mixes with oil to clog the follicle. The follicles have sebaceous glands inside them that produce sebum. As the outer layer of skin sheds continuously, the dead skin cells after glued together by sebum causes the follicles to block. This generally happens when person’s skin becomes thick at puberty.

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  • May 25, 2016 10:26 PM

    Pimples on chin: a detailed guide to causes and treatment options

    Pimples (sometimes also called zits or bumps) appear when dirt, sebum, excess oil, and dead skin cells mingle and block the openings of your pores. This provides the bacteria living on your skin a favorable environment to multiply and cause pimples or acne breakouts. This post takes a detailed look at causes and both medical (traditional) and home remedies for bumps on chin.

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  • May 17, 2016 7:21 PM

    17 benefits of black currant

    Black currant is an excellent source of vitamin C and other essential nutrients and antioxidants (mainly anthocyanins). This article summarizes health benefits of black currant berries, including their history and preparation of black currant tea.

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  • May 17, 2016 8:50 AM

    Alternatives to Coumadin: the ultimate guide

    Blood clot prevention is very important and may be life saving. This 4000+ word post features a detailed evidence based look at various alternative to Coumadin, a popular and widely used blood thinner. Both medical and natural alternatives are described.

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  • May 9, 2016 6:44 PM

    How to cure an infected tattoo and tattoo ink allergy?

    People have been practicing decorative tattooing for thousands of years. In ancient times it was used for adornment, while in some cultures and traditions tattooing was a symbol of distinction of social rank. It still remains the case in present day in some cultures; however, it has also become all the rage among everyday people of western countries in the last decade or two.

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  • April 28, 2016 9:10 PM

    How to relieve constipation: the ultimate guide

    Constipation affects millions of people worldwide. This 9000+ word article takes a detailed look at different ways how to stop constipation in both adults and children with medical laxatives and home remedies. If you cannot have your bowel movement for more than a week you should go and see your doctor immediately and get proper treatment for constipation.

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  • April 22, 2016 12:11 PM

    17 Unknown Benefits of Endive

    Endive, usually known as escarole, is a leafy green-vegetable with a slightly bitter flavor. It is an unknown salad plant but packed with several health benefiting nutrients such as vitamin A, vitamin C, etc. This articles looks at health benefits of endive, its nutritional values and other facts you should know about this vegetable.

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  • April 21, 2016 12:35 AM

    The Best Medical and Natural Alternatives to Statins

    Statins are a group of drugs used to lower cholesterol levels in patients. Human body requires some amount of cholesterol to function properly. But if cholesterol levels exceed the adequate amount, it can fix itself to the walls of your vessels and constrict or even block them. If a change in lifestyle, diet and exercise does not help in lowering your cholesterol levels, your doctor would prescribe some medicine. Usually this medicine is a statin. Statins affect the production of cholesterol in your liver. They increase good cholesterol levels and lower bad cholesterol levels. This can hinder the development of plaques in your arteries.

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  • April 19, 2016 10:08 AM

    23 Foods that Prevent Hair Loss

    Hair loss is analarmingly increasing problem for not just the older generations but also for teenagers and children. Our hair and hair style is a major part of our personality so hair loss or alopecia is hard to accept and deal with. In this post we shall take a detailed look at some foods that may prevent hair loss.

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