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Published: Mon, 22 Jan 2018 02:41:38 -0600


Treating Constipation in Children

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 06:56:28 -0600

This article concludes my overview on constipation in children. To get a better perspective of the subject, I refer you to my two previous articles titled, 'Constipation in newborn babies,' and 'Constipation in children: causes, symptoms, signs and other considerations.' In General When a clinician comes across a child with constipation, they narrow their assessment down to whether to prescribe medications or to recommend a natural remedy.

Chikungunya Fever - A Condition That Causes Chronic Consequences

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 08:57:01 -0600

Chikungunya fever is a viral infection that's typically spread by the Aedes mosquito. It's a condition wherein the body's temperature significantly increases, causes pain in the muscles and the joints, and fatigue which makes the sufferer more lethargic. The best way to deal with Chikungunya fever is by seeking the assistance of a physician and adhering to some common home remedies as well.

Constipation in Children: Causes, Symptoms, Signs and Other Considerations

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 07:59:50 -0600

'Her stool was so hard, said the grandmother, 'that I used two fingers to gouge it out. But it would not flush in the toilet, so I hurried to the store room and got a hammer with which I crushed the evil stool into pieces.' I attempted to laugh as I moved my eyes from the three-year-old girl back to her grandmother, but grandma was not kidding, so I stopped myself.

The Most Important Dietary Supplement on Earth

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 08:08:29 -0600

As a Naturopathic Doctor, I am often asked the question, "What is the most important supplement that the average person can take?". Of course, my initial answer is "Well, that would be the oil of the eye of newt." But, before the person laughed or ran away, I would honestly say that of all of the incredible dietary supplements available on the market today, it would be the most basic yet incredibly complex of all, Probiotics. I hope after you read the following article "The Most Important Dietary Supplement on Earth," you will have a clearer understanding of what probiotics are and the value that can bring to your health and your life.

Signs, Symptoms and Treatment of Iron-Deficiency Anaemia

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 10:14:53 -0600

Iron-deficiency is amongst the most common diseases that have been found in many human beings. The disease caused due to lack of iron is also known as 'Anaemia' in medical terms and is a common, easily curable condition that exists in a human being who does not have enough iron in his body. The low iron levels are due to blood loss, poor diet, or an inability to absorb enough iron from food.

What Are Unicameral Bone Cysts?

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 08:37:06 -0600

Unicameral bone cysts are fluid-filled spaces that form inside the bones. They mainly affect children and teenagers. They're not usually serious in most cases, but they can sometimes cause trouble and out the bone at risk of fracture. Your child may need a treatment in such cases such as through surgery. Read this article to know more about these types of cysts and the available treatment options.

Stem Cell Banking - A New Approach Towards Saving Lives

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 07:06:30 -0600

A new born baby could provide a cure for several life-threatening diseases. Yes, a simple reason to that is because the blood is highly rich in stem cells. These are used for transplantations such as replacement of bone marrow.

A Treatment for Alzheimer's in the Pipeline

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 20:03:41 -0600

Alzheimer's still has no cure; however, with the help of drugs, the symptoms of this disease can be managed. Alzheimer's treatment is a high-risk treatment, but is a high-reward market. Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease, which is characterized by memory loss, cognitive impairment, and functional decline.

Blood Disorders - Polycythaemia: Symptoms and Causes

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 09:30:10 -0600

Polycythaemia is a blood disorder that results in an increased level of circulating red blood cells in the blood stream. Polycythaemia usually means an increase in haematocrit (the ratio of the volume of red blood cells to the total volume of blood) and haemoglobin (the protein responsible for transporting oxygen in the blood).

Constipation in Newborn Babies

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 21:44:21 -0600

She was only seven days old. 'For three days, my baby has not passed stools,' the mother said, anxiously. The infant squirmed in discomfort and strained to the point of turning red.

A New Hope to Make the World Cancer-Free With UC Irvine

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 07:12:11 -0600

Whenever anyone suffers from cancer, chemotherapy is the most well-known option that they receive from the doctors. This is true that taking chemotherapy can save or extend the life of a cancer patient, but taking chemotherapy is just like destroying an ant hill with an atom-bomb. The chemotherapy drugs not only divide the cancer cell but they take part in healthy cell division, which can badly affect the hair and the bone marrow of the cancer patient.

A Boon to Boost Your Immune System: Cytokine

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 06:59:45 -0600

Cytokines are small secreted proteins released by cells that have a specific effect on the interactions and communications cells. Cytokines may act on the cells from which they are secreted (autocrine action), on nearby cells, and in some instances, on the distant cells (endocrine actions). Cytokines are produced by a broad range of cells, including cells of the immune system of the human body, with respect to complex immune response.

What Is Alzheimer's Disease and Its Symptoms?

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:21:29 -0600

Alzheimer's which is a progressive disease destroys ones memory and other vital mental functions. The disease is inherited. It is said that people who have the Apo E4 gene have high chances of getting the disease. There are millions of people all over the world who already have this disease and several more will get it.

What You Should Know About the Ulcerative Colitis Causes

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:59:20 -0600

The Ulcerative colitis Inflammation usually begins in the sigmoid and the rectum or lower colon. It can spread higher within the whole colon. It can stretch upward through the entire colon. However, besides the lower part, called ileum, this disease rarely attacks the small intestine. There are some other names for ulcerative colitis they include ileitis, proctitis, enteritis, and colitis.

Ayurveda Treatment - The Safest Way to Prevent Dandruff Problems

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 07:05:11 -0600

What you need to understand about Dandruff. Dandruff is skin disorders that affect the hair; this condition develops during the normal process of scalp hair growth. In the regular growth cycle, old cells die and lose each month, and replacement cells are rapidly generated. Aside from that dandruff is also connected to self-esteem and social problems in most people.

Dengue Fever Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:54:57 -0600

Dengue (articulated DENgee) fever is an agonizing, incapacitating mosquito-borne infection caused by any of four firmly related dengue infections. These infections are identified with the infections that reason West Nile contamination and yellow fever.

Alternative Cancer Treatment and Medicine for All Kinds of Cancer Disease

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:52:10 -0600

Cancer is a deadly and complex disease. It is a disease known to be out of control and affects the surrounding tissues and organs. When, over time, toxins accumulate at the site of the given organ; it can cause fetal growth in the surrounding cells, when the Cell groups accumulate it will produce swellings in the body. Cells and the surrounding tissues are also affected if the toxins are not removed, because the diseased cells are distributed to other parts of the body through the bloodstream.

Ayurveda Treatment - An Ancient Treatment for Constipated Disease

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:50:38 -0600

Constipated is well-known as an intestinal problem, and at very least everyone gets constipated but once in their lifetime. Constipation is defined as having far fewer bowel actions which could possibly be under 3 times a week. Constipation can make one feel full; have a sensation of an entire bowel; straining whenever one wants to go; having a partial evacuation or find it agonizing whenever moving bowel.

Cord Blood Stem Cell Breakthroughs - Lung Disease, Kidney and Lupus

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 07:09:47 -0600

Umbilical cord blood is a rich source of stem cells. These cells are the specialized cells that are able to differentiate into other types of cells. They also have the ability to replace affected cells with new cells. For this reason, cord blood stem cells have been used in many transplants, where patients require regrowth of cells by replacing the affected ones. In this article, we will see how stem cells are being used to treat various lung and kidney diseases.

Ayurveda Treatment - A Natural Cure for Bipolar Disorder Is Finally Available For Everyone

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 20:14:56 -0600

Bipolar disorder can also be called manic-depressive disease. It is a brain disorder that causes unusual, excessive and irritating moods, which can result to hopeless and sadness, and then returns with periods of normal feeling in the middle; variation of activity and energy level, ability to perform daily assignments. These are the episodes of severe mania and depression in the human bodies. If all these difficulties are not solved, it can cause serious problems such as financial problems, suicide, problems related to relationship, anxiety, legal issues, poor performance and substance abuse.

A Startling Fact About Diverticulitis

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 09:39:42 -0600

Living with diverticulitis is challenging enough without believing misinformation that could put more obstacles in your way. It turns out that medical experts are now questioning some long-held assumptions about this condition.

Ayurveda - Effective Alternative Treatment for Bronchitis Disorder

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 10:51:09 -0600

Bronchitis is recognized as one of the common respiratory disorders in the world. Babies, children, the elderly, People with weak respiratory systems, smokers, and people living in a polluted environment are exposed to this disorder. This is the last stage of upper respiratory tract infection. People usually engage with this sickness during the cold winter months. Fortunately, many remedies have developed for bronchitis disorder.

Growing Occurrence of Chronic Diseases Such As Cancer Would Uplift The Biological Drugs Market

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 09:53:54 -0600

Increasing need for effective drug treatment for diseases such as diabetes, cancer and others have led to the development of new drugs or biologics, commonly known as biological drugs. A biological drug is a pharmaceutical product, which is formed in, or mined, or sometimes semi-synthesized from biological sources including micro-organisms, plant cells, or animal cells.

Heart Blockage Can Be Relieved With the Ayurveda Treatment

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 07:27:38 -0600

The heart rate is usually controlled by a natural heart rate stimulator, consisting of a group of specialized cells in the right wrist joint or the upper right ventricle of the four heart chambers. This stimulator emits electrical impulses at the atrium and, ultimately, the ventricles. These pulses cause rhythmic heart muscle contractions called heartbeat. If the heart works too slow or too irregular (sinus syndrome), dizziness, confusion or tiredness may occur.

Home Remedies And Treatments for Gout Pain

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 07:30:13 -0600

Gout is a painful metabolic disease that causes inflammation and increases uric acid in every joint part of the body. The first cap attacks the big toe and makes it swell up and becomes very painful, after that it moves to the knees, ankle, and elbow, legs and arms. In general, gout treats analgesics and medicines that decrease blood uric acid levels; however, these conventional therapies are usually not as potent as the undesirable side effects.

Amenorrhea Disease - How to Treat and Prevent Amenorrhea

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 07:03:45 -0600

Amenorrhea is a disease sometimes occurring in women due to various causes. This refers to the fact that a woman loses her period of three or more months. In women born to age, amenorrhea is considered normal only during pregnancy and breastfeeding. If these conditions are excluded, this means that there are various causes of amenorrhea. This is not a dangerous condition but should be treated as soon as it is observed because it is in most cases triggered by another medical problem. If you are a healthy and sexually active woman, the absence of a period is probably the result of pregnancy.

Myths and Facts About Vitiligo Disease

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:06:24 -0600

Vitiligo is a skin disease that can affect any area of your skin, but it mostly affects your face, neck and hands, and in various skin folds. There are many myths around the diseases, but they have no scientific evidence. It is important to raise awareness and help dispel the myths and misunderstandings around this skin disorder. Read this article to know about myths and facts about this commonly found skin disease.

Recent Researches on Angina Pectoris Treatment

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:04:46 -0600

Angina pectoris refers to the discomfort or pain in chest due to coronary heart disease. It develops when the heart muscle do not get enough blood due to blocked or narrowed arteries. Several treatment options have been developed over the last few decades to help relieve the symptoms of angina. Recent studies in large randomized controlled trials have demonstrated that significant benefits can be achieved with newer options of treatment. Read this article to learn about the current status of research as far as treatment of the condition is concerned.

Nutrition Required To Fight Lyme Disease

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:37:45 -0600

Lyme disease season is about to begin as summers are not far away. You need to follow a strict eating routine to make sure that you recover from your illness quickly and effectively. Apart from medicines and therapies, you also need to have a proper nutrition intake to fight the Lyme disease problem effectively.

Warning Signs Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 11:16:38 -0600

Chronic fatigue syndrome is an illness that has many signs and symptoms. The problem is that these signs and symptoms are quite similar to other diseases as well, which makes it quite difficult for doctors to diagnose chronic fatigue effectively on time.

Is Lyme Disease Curable?

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:38:13 -0600

The individual suffers from the Lyme sickness when bacteria are transmitted into the body through the bite of an infected 'deer tick'. Lyme results in symptoms such as rash (shape of bull's eye), weakness, fatigue, fever, cold, body aches and joint swelling, and brief paralysis.

Breaking the Vicious Cycle

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 13:43:44 -0500

We have created a cycle of polluting the environment then finding ways to counter it. But why start in the first place? Have a deeper insight into this thought by reading this article.

Leukemia: Risk Factors, Types and Symptoms

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 08:46:08 -0500

Leukemia has been erroneously thought to be a disease that affects children only but that is not the case. Leukemia also affects adults. Leukemia occurs when there is too much production of white blood cells called leukocytes. There are no yet known causes of leukemia but some factors have been clearly identified as increasing the risk of suffering from this disease. There are basically four types of leukemia namely; acute and chronic leukemia and Lymphocytic leukemia and Myelogenous leukemia. There are numerous symptoms of leukemia disease which should not be taken lightly when they start manifesting.

All You Need to Know About Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:38:11 -0500

This article is about a chronic condition that can cause significant discomfort and unhappiness for sufferers. It is not a disease, but can influence daily activities for an individual's lifetime. The article intent is to provide information on comfort measures that may provide some alleviation to someone's life.

The Simplest, Cheapest and Greatest Life-Saving Activity: Hand Washing

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 06:54:52 -0500

Hand washing has been tagged as one of the easiest and inexpensive activities that serve as a powerful barricade for people of all ages, cultures, and nations against the contraction of diseases that threatens life. It is the often overlooked activity and yet a catalyst for sustaining the life of the masses, especially the weakling in the society-children! It is estimated that close to two million children die annually as a result of the failure of engaging in this three-step activity that anchors life. Why is hand washing an easy and inexpensive activity? What are the immense benefits of hand washing? What are the appropriate ways of engaging in hand washing? How can detergent and soap manufacturing companies as well as charity organizations assist with the provision of the main logistics for hand washing in especially developing countries? This article addresses these concerns and provides a gateway on how hand washing should be prioritized in global societies.

Alzheimer's Preparedness - Ready, Or Not? Chapter 1

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 15:17:15 -0500

Preparedness is programmed into all of us for major disasters. Alzheimer's Disease is a major disaster - why then don't we arm ourselves to cope?

How A Complete Body Health Check Up Can Uncover Hidden Diseases

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 09:51:07 -0500

You get your car tuned-up every year. Why wouldn't you get an annual medical check up as well? An annual health check up or periodic health check is useful as it can help to detect and identify diseases or the warning signs of an impending disease very early. This makes treatment a lot more effective, less expensive and less invasive.

Dealing With Osteoporosis

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 08:45:11 -0500

While there are numerous drugs on the market created to increase bone density, they all come with a wide range of possible side effects. The best choice is to consider your bone health while you are still young and be proactive. Let us offer up some natural help for increasing bone strength.

5 Tips To Prevent & Reverse Osteoporosis After Touching 30

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 08:30:55 -0500

Bone density is a term used in defining person's bone quality. The glorious days of 20-something are high on all parts of life - hormones, health & happiness.

Can Bacterial Vaginosis Cause Sores?

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 11:06:34 -0500

There are a lot of different issues that can cause problems for women's bodies, including the vagina. One of the most common issues that can occur is that of bacterial vaginosis.

Are We Near to a Break-Through On the Zika Virus?

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 07:11:40 -0500

It's great to hear that scientists have worked out a way to test for the Zika virus in pregnant women. This dreadful disease, which is spread by mosquitos, has symptoms similar to dengue fever, which also rages in some parts of South America. The latter however, does not affect the developing fetal brain like that which stops its development with the result that babies are born with microcephaly or small heads.

What Are the Symptoms and Stages of Alzheimer's Disease?

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:10:29 -0500

You are either hearing about Alzheimer's for the first time or you have heard a lot about it. Whichever category you belong to, this article will help you know or learn more about the symptoms and stages of this disease.

Emphysema and Smoking - Give Up Before You Die

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:05:00 -0500

Smoking causes Emphysema as well as many other illnesses. It can kill you. If you have trouble giving up then seek help from your doctor and natural therapist. Here are some of the ways you can start to repair your health and give up permanently,

How To Avoid A Lupus Flare

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 14:24:38 -0500

Do you have Lupus or know someone that does? Learn how to avoid the unexpected Lupus flares that complicate your life with this condition.

Choosing the Best Warts Treatment for You

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 09:09:55 -0500

Picking the best wart treatment for you does not have to be very much of a challenge. And you do not have to give up and choose to live with warts on your skin. Different kinds of warts can appear on different parts of the skin and these warts mostly derive their names from the parts of the skin on which they appear. There are genital warts which appear on the genitals, facial warts which appear on the face, plantar warts which appear on the soles of the feet, filiform warts which appear around the mouth or nose and sometimes, on the neck or under the chin and palmer warts which appear on the hand. Every one of these warts is caused by a strain of the Human Papillomavirus popularly called HPV. They can usually be contracted by direct contact with people who have these warts or direct contact with places that have been in direct contact with infected people. The good news, however, is that these warts can mostly be treated as easily as they come.

What You Should Know About Plantar Wart Removal

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 09:08:57 -0500

Plantar warts are thick, rough growths at the soles of the feet and are usually caused by the Human Papillomavirus, HPV. Most people begin to seek out plantar wart removal methods especially when they become painful and unsightly although they mostly clear out on their own after a period of time.

Top Home Remedies for Warts That Work

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 09:17:29 -0500

Contemporary treatment for warts can be expensive, somewhat expensive. Some even come with side effects like skin irritations and blisters. Fortunately, there are a number of home remedies for warts that are highly effective. These remedies are way cheaper than other wart medications and very easy to get. Some can even be found in your garden or your kitchen.

What Are Shingles and Is There a Cure?

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 06:46:11 -0500

There are so many diseases of the human body that one has trouble keeping up and shingles is one of them. It has come to my notice again after a friend of the family said she has it. The first time I heard about this affliction was when a teacher complained of it during my high school days.

Concerned About Passing Down a Genetic Disease to Your Child?

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 14:52:17 -0500

Not all diseases are genetic. But what about the ones that may pass to your children? Some serious illnesses like sickle cell anemia, cystic fibrosis, Marfan syndrome, Huntington's disease are genetic. What are the chances that your child may inherit the diseases from you or any of your family members?

How Can Anyone Avoid Cancer From Toxins In Food?

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 06:45:20 -0500

It seems that cancer of all types is on the rise. My sister died 2 years ago from pancreatic cancer just a couple years after my sister-in-law died of the same disease. That accounts for 2 deaths in the same family of the same type.

Signs & Symptoms of Pediatric Brain Tumors

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:07:22 -0500

Signs & symptoms of pediatric brain tumors can gradually appear & become worse with time or in some cases they can suddenly happen so as to cause seizures. Tumors within the brain can often raise pressure within the skull. Intracranial pressure can be caused by growth of tumor, swelling in brain or due to the blocked flow of cerebrospinal fluid.

What Is MSM and Its Health Benefits

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:39:13 -0500

Books have been written on this product which, to many, is a mystery but its health benefits can be amazing. It is Methyl-Sulfonyl-Methane or Organic Sulphur. It is claimed to have tremendous value for a wide variety of physical conditions.

Modern Diseases Linked to Lifestyle That Can Be Avoided

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:03:21 -0500

Diabetes has to be one of the most prominent rapidly rising conditions in todays societies. It affects people from all walks of life and living conditions so the cause has to lie either with the food they eat or drink. As other diseases are closely related to the same, such as cancer, depression, liver dysfunction, and kidney failure, there is a case for governments to take action to label dangerous products as health risks.

Trachoma - Its Types, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:50:18 -0500

Trachoma eye disease leads to partial or complete blindness if not treated timely. Know the types of Trachoma and who can get affected by it. Causes of Trachoma that are common reasons to be affected by this eye infection. Top Seven most common symptoms of Trachoma. How to select the best Trachoma Treatment for an affected person?

7 Physical Therapy TreatmentsYou Might Want To Try If You Suffer From Fibromyalgia

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 13:42:02 -0500

The management of muscle and joint pain is important for fibromyalgia patients. In addition to medications, there are various physical therapies that patients can try to help ease the pain and other symptoms of the disease.

Can a Person Get Rabies From a Bat Bite?

Sun, 30 Jul 2017 10:34:27 -0500

Rabies is a scary illness to face. If you are concerned that you may be infected, seek immediate medical treatment. If you are curious about the connection between Rabies and bat bite, read this article!

A Horse, Stem Cells and an Inspiring Comeback Story That May Revolutionize Tendon Repair

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 07:16:45 -0500

Comeback stories are inspiring. They give us hope for the future. This story is about Dream Alliance, a horse whose comeback story to recover from Achilles tendon injuries will offer hope for many.

Constipation - Powerful Natural Remedies Revealed

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 13:42:12 -0500

Both acute and chronic constipation can only be ended through wise food habits and constant attention to bowel movements. Physical activity is primary in combating chronic constipation. Walking, swimming and bowling are three perfect sports in overcoming sluggishness. Callisthenics, with particular emphasis on knee bending and other toe-touching exercises, are equally effective. Healing should never be an uncomfortable or annoying process. The most successful form of physical activity is that which not only attacks the point of infection, but also brings pleasure and satisfaction.

Coughs - Powerful Natural Remedies Revealed

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 13:41:51 -0500

The cough is deceptive but an important sign of sickness. It was obviously designed to warn you against impending danger, for the cough itself is not a disease, but the outward signal of disease. Possibly the three most common causes of the cough are bronchial and lung irritation (a common complaint of the smoker and of those living in and about industrial areas where chemical smokes are constantly inhaled), chest colds and tuberculosis.

Hydrocephalus on Infants Treated by Cord Blood

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 07:17:01 -0500

Pediatric Hydrocephalus in children is the leading factor for pediatric brain surgeries in the U.S and the shocking part is, the condition occurs in 1 in 500 kids. If remained untreated for a long time, it may cause severe pain, mental disabilities, brain damage and even death.

Could the Answer to Treating Parkinson's Disease Come From Within the Brain?

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 07:16:38 -0500

Sometimes we search for the solution to a problem in a distant place, whereas the solution remains right beside our eyes. Similarly, scientists have been doing endless researches and studies to find out a treatment for Parkinson's disease but recently have realized that the solution may come from within us.

Tumors And Internal Growths

Sun, 02 Jul 2017 21:43:58 -0500

Tumors are abnormal growths which differ from the tissue in which they develop. There may be (but as often is not) inflammation associated with their formation, but the growths are not the result of the inflammatory process. There are many types of tumors, differing in nature and effect, some being comparatively harmless and some being of a malignant type.

Sore Throat And Its Relief

Sat, 01 Jul 2017 12:03:40 -0500

Sore throat is a comparatively common disorder. Often it is associated with a general feeling of fatigue or enervation and frequently there is some degree of fever, though comparatively slight. There may be headache also. But it is the disturbance in the throat and often affection of the voice and the apprehension associated with it that leads many people to relax comparatively for the time being.

Toxemia As A Source Of Disease

Sat, 01 Jul 2017 12:03:02 -0500

Toxemia is a word we may accept as displacing autointoxication in a large measure as a term indicating toxic accumulations within the body. Similar conditions often are called autotoxemia. Even the term toxemia does not cover the condition that it is meant to cover. Toxemia means toxins in the blood-stream. The condition that we may term toxemia is much more than this. Toxemia is the presence of toxins, poisons, waste products and acids in the blood- and lymph-streams and in the organs and cells of the body.

Rupture - Hernia And Its Relief

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 07:58:40 -0500

There are different kinds of rupture, but this discussion will be devoted to abdominal hernia. A rupture, or hernia, is a protrusion of any organ or part of the body through an opening in the wall of tissue that normally contains it. Abdominal hernia is an abnormal protrusion of some of the abdominal contents through a weakened portion of the abdominal wall.

Paralysis - "Strokes" And Their Effects

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 07:56:03 -0500

Paralysis is a loss of voluntary muscular control, due to an abnormal condition of the nerves or nerve-centers which control the affected muscles. The nervous effect may originate either in the brain or the spinal cord, unless it results from severing or inflammation of the nerves.

Rheumatism - Its Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 07:55:51 -0500

What is meant by the term "rheumatism"? The men of medicine have not yet definitely decided just what constitutes rheumatism - just where rheumatism begins and where it leaves off - just when the condition is rheumatism and when it is not. Modern health-seekers, as well as physicians, tend toward distinguishing other ailments from specific rheumatism. Among these disorders are arthritis in various forms, neuralgia and neuritis.

Nine Ways to Lower Blood Pressure

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 21:13:51 -0500

Because of the overall prevalence of heart disease and obesity, it is essential for everyone who is interested in good health and quality of life to lower their blood pressure. Medication does help quite a bit. However, there are many other ways that we can lower blood pressure too. One of the most important ways to lower pressure is to change our lifestyle. We should try to be more relaxed and less stressed out. However, this can be hard to do at first. With practise and awareness we can become more able to pay attention to how we are living and to change it for optimal health and well-being. In this article I will outline nine ways to lower blood pressure.

Seven Ways to Preserve Your Cognitive Function

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 21:13:14 -0500

Given the prevalence of dementia and the fact that a lot of us are growing older, it is crucially important for us to try and preserve our cognitive function. There is so much that is trying to keep us away from preserving our minds such as the constant rushing and stress. These factors have a tremendous strain on the brain. It is not always easy to change our lifestyle. However, we can change how we react to our lifestyle and we can choose to take steps to live a good quality of life that is healthy and happy. In this article, I outline seven ways that you can take concrete steps to preserve your cognitive function. Also, in the process, I will remove certain barriers to any of the common misunderstandings about cognitive function.

The Liver In Health And Disease

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:17:08 -0500

Like any other organ of the body, the liver is balked in performing its normal duties through dietetic errors in the main, though any factors of living that produce a general toxemia will have a direct or indirect modifying or disturbing effect upon this organ. The liver is subject to different types of disorders, but whatever may be the disease or the part of the liver involved, wrong habits of living usually have produced the trouble.

Understanding And Overcoming Neuralgia - Neuritis - Painful Nerves

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:16:59 -0500

'Neuralgia is an acute, more or less violent pain along the course of a nerve, more or less spasmodic in nature, induced by some irritation of the controlling center of the nerve and not accompanied by any actual inflammation. Instead of pain there may be numbness.

Understanding And Overcoming Neurasthenia

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:16:48 -0500

Fears and worries, anxieties, business cares, apprehension, grief or other severe shock, sexual excesses, and certain diseases and their wrong treatment may induce neurasthenia. In almost every instance there has been insufficient physical activity with too much food, or excessive physical activity also with an excess of food. That is, there is no balance between the intake of food and output of energy; also there is no balance between activity and relaxation and sleep.

Understanding And Overcoming Hydrocele And Similar Disorders

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:53:02 -0500

Hydrocele is an accumulation of serum in the scrotum. Normally there is a limited amount of serum within the scrotum and in the walls of the testicles to serve as protection against friction and for better health of the cells, but under certain conditions this fluid increases in quantity and may become extreme in amount. While there is little pain or distress with this condition there often is sufficient swelling to cause much inconvenience.

Understanding And Overcoming Insomnia

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:52:26 -0500

There are a great many genuine insomniacs, but there are many others who are only imaginary insomniacs. Insomnia is inability to sleep sufficiently soundly or enough hours to recuperate the energy that is lost during the day. There are many people who imagine they do not sleep enough, though there are many who would be better physically, nervously and otherwise if they would get more refreshing sleep.

Understanding And Overcoming Kidney Diseases And Kidney Stones

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:51:40 -0500

The eliminative system of the body might be compared to the sanitary department of a city. An efficient sanitary department means a clean, healthy and beautiful city; an efficient eliminating system means the same state of affairs in the body. Let but one of these functions in either the city or body fail to do its work and the entire city or body suffers.

Understanding And Overcoming Hay Fever

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:21:44 -0500

The disease usually begins with a feeling as if a stray hair were brushing over the face, especially over the nose, and an uncertain itch within the nostrils. The sensation rapidly increases until it is well-nigh unbearable. Spasms of sneezing come on with "running nose," and watery eyes that are very painful in the light. These people are truly unwilling mourners at the shrine of the almighty pollen.

Understanding And Overcoming Catarrh

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 10:39:40 -0500

Catarrh is a general term applied to sub-acute or chronic inflammation of the mucous membrane, its distinguishing feature being the discharge of mucus ranging from a thin watery fluid to an offensive thick mucus. Most people apply the term catarrh only to the involvements of the nose and throat. However, catarrh may affect any portion of the body wherever there is mucous membrane. Thus there may be catarrh of the stomach and intestines, which is quite common, or of the bladder, and so on.

Understanding And Overcoming Constipation

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 10:38:47 -0500

By constipation is meant a condition in which there are infrequent and irregular movements of the bowels. But the cause and degree of constipation differ to such an extent in different cases that sometimes it is necessary to observe other signs connected with the trouble.

Understanding And Overcoming Gall-Bladder Disease And Gallstones

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 10:38:22 -0500

A great many people have more or less trouble resulting from inflammation of the gall-bladder. This is called technically, cholecystitis. It may be acute or chronic. But as a rule the medical title given is applied mainly to acute conditions.

Understanding And Overcoming Anemia: Good Blood And Health

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:47:00 -0500

Anemia is a condition of deficiency in the amount of blood or in the number of red blood corpuscles or of hemoglobin. There are various forms of anemia: acute anemia, chronic anemia, chlorosis, and pernicious anemia. There also are primary and secondary anemias.

A Cellular Traffic Jam Is the Culprit Behind Huntington's Disease

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:46:18 -0500

Researchers were wondering from ages as to what could be the actual cause of Huntington's disease which causes involuntary jerky body movements disabling the victim to exhibit physical and mental coordination. The awkward bodily momentum gradually worsens after the initial unsteady gait putting the victim in jeopardy.

Fixing Mutation That Causes Muscular Dystrophy

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:45:57 -0500

Duchenne muscular dystrophy or DMD is a serious genetic disorder that affects hundreds of children every year. This disorder leads to conditions like atrophy and muscle weakness.

Stories of Hope - Cord Blood Stem Cells Offer Hope for Autism

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:45:23 -0500

What is autism? What makes autistic people different from others? What causes autism? There are hundreds of questions in people's mind when it comes to this condition. What is it actually?

OBRC Research

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:35:10 -0500

Viscosupplementation is one of the prominent treatments available for Osteoarthritis; a musculoskeletal disability becoming increasingly common among the middle ages and elderly population around the world. The treatment procedure contains injecting a thick fluid, Hyaluronic Acid directly in the affected area like knee, shoulder or hip; and a course of single or multiple injections. The Hyaluronic Acid is found in the Synovial Fluid around the joint that acts as a lubricating agent and improves the mobility of joints; it also acts as a shock absorber due to its viscosity.

Understanding And Overcoming Adenoids And Enlarged Tonsils

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 07:50:08 -0500

The tonsils are not organs without functions to perform, yet from their frequent removal one would gather that they are inherently a menace. Adenoids are not unnatural tissues, but are natural tissues gone abnormal through wrong conditions within the body.

Different Scary STI Symptoms: Is Abnormal Smelly Vaginal Discharge & Testicle Pain A Gonorrhea Sign?

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 07:09:27 -0500

Have you noticed a change or felt something in the genital area that is unusual and frightened you because you haven't a clue what it is or why it has happened there. Depending on what you feel or the change will make it difficult to say what it is without being examined. Nevertheless, because the vagina and penis are included with scary symptoms it's likely infection is responsible. Most vaginal and penile infections are harmless but yet can be seriously problematic bringing painful symptoms. Sexually transmitted infections, yeast and bacterial infections like thrush and bacterial vaginosis are not life threatening conditions. Of course, if left untreated some can turn serious causing severe symptoms and become dangerous.

Urinalysis And The Importance Of Red Blood Count

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 07:53:00 -0500

Urinalysis comprises of a number of tests which are used to determine several underlying health disorders a person is suffering from. Some of the known tests include Red blood count in urine, Dipstick test, Microscopic test and Visual examination. To get into the details of each of them, read here!

I Can't Believe I Have Osteoporosis

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 11:00:30 -0500

So many of us are shocked when we receive the diagnosis of osteoporosis. We've seemingly been healthy, vibrant, and have taken good care of ourselves. We take calcium, we exercise-well, maybe not so much, but still.

Gastroesophageal Reflux: Complications

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 14:27:30 -0500

Gastroesophageal reflux is a disease characterized by the upwelling of the contents into the esophagus acid, which is the channel that connects the mouth to the stomach. The passage of food in the stomach is regulated by a special muscular valve - the upper esophageal sphincter -that opens to allow transit.

Feel My Pain, Folks

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 14:26:33 -0500

Knowledge is power. Be informed!

Pregnant Women's Stem Cells Could Help Battle Brittle Bone Diseases Like Osteoporosis

Sat, 03 Jun 2017 08:35:44 -0500

People suffering from week bones could recover with the help of stem cells, derived from pregnant women, according to a new study. The research has shown us the stem cells harvested from the amniotic fluid of the pregnant women is the answer to osteoporosis, even though it was conducted on a mice model. The researchers had come to this conclusion after observing 78% lower bone fractures among animals, who were suffering from fragile bone structures.

POTS Syndrome - What Is It?

Wed, 24 May 2017 13:56:37 -0500

POTS Syndrome, also referred to as POTS or Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, is a type of dysautonomia characterized by dizziness and a heart rate increase of more than 30 bpm upon standing. POTS Syndrome can be easy to miss, but if not properly diagnosed, patients can continue to suffer with many seemingly unrelated symptoms.

Living and Learning With Alzheimer's Disease

Wed, 24 May 2017 12:08:19 -0500

Alzheimer's disease is one form of dementia that affects a person's memory and thinking ability. It usually progresses through seven stages as a person ages.

What Genital Warts Look Like & How Treatments Work On Warts Affecting The Anus Vulva & Penis Shaft

Wed, 24 May 2017 06:57:20 -0500

Do you suspect you have genital warts? This is the same as assuming you have warts. To make an assumption of any type of disease could prove dangerous, depending on what disease has been wrongly suspected. You need to be sure and the only person to help crack the code is your doctor.

Know the Importance of HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

Tue, 23 May 2017 07:49:13 -0500

HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, is a leading cause of death worldwide. Available medications only slow down the progress of the infection. The good news is that scientists are working to create a preventive HIV vaccine.

The Danger Behind Untreated Chlamydia - Its Symptoms & Other STIs That Cause Men And Women Pain

Sun, 21 May 2017 13:42:10 -0500

Acting irresponsible at the time of sexual activity will encourage problems. Take charge of your own welfare. Be responsible at known times when Chlamydia could likely happen. Think safe sex before fumbling under the bed sheets. More than one sex partner you're looking for trouble. Cut down on numbers. Your risk for an STI increases with numbers. Okay you love sex, and feel this is a big ask to cut down. Ask yourself, is that extra partner worth the risk of catching an STI, which I can say you won't love.

Some Major Health Problems Which All Should Be Aware Off

Thu, 18 May 2017 11:13:02 -0500

In planning campaign, the entire field of action, appraises its strong points and its weaknesses and then concentrates his efforts where the dangers seem greatest and the possibilities of success brightest. Let's examine these and then direct our attention to those conditions which offer the greatest hope of improvement.

Unexplainable Symptoms Of Dengue Fever You Must Know

Thu, 18 May 2017 08:50:42 -0500

Dengue is a mosquito-borne infection that causes flu-like illness. The symptoms of dengue fever usually start appearing in four to seven days and vary from mild to severe. What are the major symptoms of dengue fever and how it can be diagnosed? Let's discuss here!

Trans Fats and Their Ill Effects on Health

Wed, 17 May 2017 07:07:19 -0500

We often hear that trans fats are bad for our health. Trans fat is considered by many doctors to be the worst type of fat one can eat. In 2003, the World Health Organization recommended that trans fats make up no more than 1% of a person's diet. But there are also other types that may not be much harmful for us.

COLD WARS: Don't Let The Common Cold Take You Prisoner

Wed, 17 May 2017 07:01:17 -0500

What's the best thing I can do to escape a cold? Should I take vitamin C and other supplements? Can my toothbrush reinfect me? How risky is it to be around people with colds? And kissing is off limits - right? What if I catch a cold anyway? What should I do? How can I be sure I have a cold and not an allergy or the flu? Will chicken soup help? When is cold most infectious? How long should I expect my cold to last? What else should I do?