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Published: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:03:16 -0600

 



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?



Our Major Health Problems: The Common Cold

Sat, 13 May 2017 10:30:32 -0500

Colds and their complications are responsible for more illness, disability, and loss of time from employment than all other diseases taken together. Colds themselves are never fatal and rarely serious. Their great danger lies in their complications, of which pneumonia, ear and sinus infections, and mastoid disease are the most common.



Our Major Health Problems: Tuberculosis

Sat, 13 May 2017 10:29:49 -0500

Tuberculosis, long thought inevitable and called the "captain of the men of death," is classed today as a preventable disease, amenable to epidemiologic control methods. It has been pointed out that, of the seven leading causes of death, the tuberculosis rate is falling most rapidly.



Lupus - Help Is at Hand

Sat, 13 May 2017 10:09:39 -0500

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease. It causes antibodies and inflammation which attack the body and destroy healthy tissue. It also causes pain and damage to vital organs sometimes.



Anemia in Children: Even Your Aunt Can Tell When You Are Anemic - Part I

Wed, 10 May 2017 07:46:49 -0500

Within one week of private medical practice I encountered three children with anemia. One was a seventeen-year-old girl who came to my office for a sports clearance medical examination. She enjoyed playing tennis a lot.



Bacteria Is the Least of Your Problems

Fri, 05 May 2017 10:26:13 -0500

Do you know how much germs, you are consuming on a consistent basis? Through the water, you drink? And bath in? Biofilm is the number one cause of sickness, and it is all around us, even inside of us - especially in our Sinuses. There are two ways to tackle this problem, we explore what can be done.



Are You Suffering From Psoriasis? Here Are Few Suggestions to Keep Your Condition Stable

Tue, 02 May 2017 07:06:49 -0500

Psoriasis is the non-infectious and inflammatory condition where the skin appears as red patches. They become dry and itchy. This disease is caused due to the increase in the skin proliferation layer where the cells on the skin divide uncontrollably. It affects the scalp, ears, genitalia, palm, feet, and elbow. Ayurvedic Psoriasis Treatment helps to get rid of this condition.



Kidney Diseases - Trouble In The Drainage System

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 07:36:39 -0500

The kidney is a vital organ; it not only removes the waste products from the body in the form of urine but performs many other functions as well. The kidneys have plenty of spare capacity, yet they can be damaged to the extent that their replacement in the form of either dialysis or transplantation becomes essential.



What You Can Do To Keep The Flu At Bay

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 09:02:59 -0500

The flu is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and even death for those who are at high risk. Unfortunately, it is also a highly contagious disease and can get easily transmitted from one person to another. During flu season, it is a good idea to protect yourself from this deadly disease. Even if you are healthy, you could be a carrier for the disease and could transmit it to another person who is more susceptible.



Important Symptoms Of Dengue That You Need To Know

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:44:41 -0500

Dengue is a serious disease that is caused due to a special type of mosquito bite called Aedes Aegypti. Symptoms of dengue range from low or mild to severe. What are these? Read here, and get an overall idea about what all this disease includes, its treatment and precautionary measures!



How to Determine If You Have Vertigo

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 09:18:28 -0500

My friend once told me that vertigo attack is getting worse whenever she had sex with her husband. Of course, I am not saying that you should avoid having sex too. But I need to jot it down that attacks may vary according to activity of the person having vertigo. And sex may be one of the activities that triggers the attack.



Types Of Prostate Diseases

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 08:54:00 -0500

The prostate is one of the most sensitive organs in the body. Just like the other parts of the body, it's affected by a number of diseases. The most common diseases include: Benign prostatic hyperplasia Also known as enlarged prostate, the condition is very common in men over 75 years. According to experts, the condition is part of the normal body aging process and it's brought about by changes in cell growth and hormone imbalance.



New Approaches in Medical Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis Disease

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:59:04 -0500

About new approaches in Rheumatoid arthritis Disease and its medical treatment. Basic medication use to treat Rheumatoid arthritis disease like DMARDs and Biological DMARDs.



The Hurricane Of Heroin

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:35:35 -0500

The storm of addiction has grown into a hurricane-destroying lives, potential and families in its path. Finally, new ideas are being formed about what an addict really is and how to address the issue. The days of 'blaming the victim' are officially over.



Incredible Health Benefits of Black Pepper

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:51:03 -0500

Undoubtedly, black pepper is regarded as one of the most common spices used in various cuisines all over the globe. It is highly used in whole and grounded form as well. It is containing potassium, magnesium, vitamin C, vitamin K and also irons.



A Reputable Colon And Rectal Doctor Cited Some Colorectal Diseases

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:40:19 -0500

There are many diseases of the colon and rectum that can be prevented and treated through prompt medical care. Knowing the different symptoms of such diseases is very significant for early detection and prevention.



What Are Your Treatment Options for Peripheral Neuropathy?

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:28:48 -0500

Neuropathy can be a painful, life altering condition. Selecting the proper treatment can lead to progression or regression. You need to choose wisely.



Stem Cells Have a Neat Trick to Prevent Tissue Scarring

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:29:21 -0500

Aging is a natural process that no one can deny. But how about a treatment that will not only keep your muscles flexible during the normal aging process, but also treat various muscle wasting diseases? Well, this is no more a mere concept. The Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have discovered that stem cells, present in the muscle tissues, can prevent tissue scarring, clinically termed as fibrosis.



Pollution-The Single Largest Cause Of Pulmonary Disease

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 13:44:48 -0600

The world is getting more and more polluted every day. Pollution is increasingly being highlighted as the single largest reason outside tobacco use as the cause of pulmonary disease. As we breathe in polluted air, we inhale toxic pollutants deep into your lungs, and cause considerable damage to the entire respiratory tract. These pollutants are capable of triggering and worsening an existing disease.



How Can I Observe, Prevent and Treat Dengue?

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:56:17 -0600

Fever is the common disorder, but high fever is the symptom of Dengue. In other words, when a person is suffering from high fever, then it is the probability that he is in the trap of this disease.



Causes of Calcium Deposits

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:05:36 -0600

When calcium blood levels are normal, calcification can take place from local tissue damage. Tissue damage can be a magnet for calcium into the damaged tissue.



Common Wildlife Diseases

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:51:06 -0600

If you work with animals, own pets, or enjoy the outdoors on a regular basis, you need wildlife disease knowledge. Learn some of the most common types of infectious wildlife illness and how to prevent them.



What Is A Stroke? The Basics And Why You Should Act FAST

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:33:33 -0600

Having a stroke can be devastating. It can take away one's dignity and independence, especially in severe cases. The good news is a stroke can be identified early, and this can help provide treatments sooner rather than later. In this article, we shall take a look at what a stroke is and how you can identify it soon.



What Is Roseola?

Sun, 05 Feb 2017 14:49:02 -0600

What is roseola, its symptoms, risk factors and complications. How is it treated and its prevention.



What Is Thalassaemia?

Sun, 05 Feb 2017 14:47:42 -0600

Thalassaemia is an inherited blood disorder caused by a genetic defect. There are two types of thalassaemia, namely, Alpha thalassaemia and Beta thalassaemia. Carriers of either type of thalassaemia may not be aware of their status until a blood test is performed. The treatment options available include regular blood transfusion, bone marrow transplant and stem cells in umbilical cord blood transfusion. Finally, the myths of thalassaemia that are commonly believed among the population.



How Is Degenerative Disc Disease Treated?

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 08:03:41 -0600

Degenerative disc disease can cause a wide range of symptoms, the most common of which is lower back pain. Other symptoms can include neck pain, tingling or numbness in the extremities or pain in the buttocks, arms and hands.



What Are The Causes And Risk Factors For UTIs?

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 08:01:29 -0600

Anything that hinders the bladder from emptying out completely or causes an irritation in the urinary tract can cause a UTI or urinary tract infection. There are several risk factors that may make you more susceptible to this condition.