Having Asthma Is Something to Smile About

Millions of persons have asthma and to put it bluntly there is nothing funny about having a breathing difficulty.. Yet, the science of psychoneuroimmunology has shown that smiling can reduce your symptoms. Studies of smiling have demonstrated that smiling during the common cold season reduces the incidence of colds significantly. The smile does two things:…

Top 3 Most Common Elbow Injuries

Our elbow is basically a joint in which the humerus bone, ulna bone and the radius bone is connected together to form a joint that functions like a hinge. The radius bone and the ulna bone also enable the elbow to rotate around the forearm. The main function of the elbow is to move forward…

What Is Nasal Fracture Surgery?

It’s no surprise that the nose is the most common broken bone on the face. It’s just jutting out there waiting to be broken, and typically, blunt force trauma is the culprit, i.e. a fist fight or automobile accident. Unfortunately, though, this common occurrence is very unpleasant and painful, and in some cases, may require…

Zinc and Bone Health

Zinc can do more to prevent brittle bones than any other nutrient. Collagen tissue is necessary for the deposition of calcium phosphate to form bone. That is, collagen tissue provides the infrastructure for the bone to be formed. It is into this structure that calcium is deposited to form the bone. The presence of collagen…

Cerebral Palsy Treatment

Families that have children with cerebral palsy know that there is no cure for it.  The only thing that families can do is get the best treatment for their child.  What type of treatments considered for a child depends on what type of cerebral palsy they have.  The medical staff will determine what type they…

Shingles Information

Shingles is a disease that can be a lot more serious and painful that some people realize. Shingles comes from the same virus that causes chickenpox so if you have had chickenpox you could also have shingles. Chances are that you are one of the 9 out of 10 people in the united states that…

Throat Stones – What Exactly Are They?

Perhaps you have heard of the term throat stones and are confused by what they are. This particular term is quite misleading since these are not stones in any way. Throat stones are more commonly referred to as tonsil stones and its medical term tonsilloliths. Tonsilloliths are referred to as stones because of their irregular…

Anal Yeast Infection is a Menace

Anal yeast infection is quite a possibility. The way this infection affects the mouth and vagina, it can also attack the rectum of a person. The reason is obvious that our digestive system starts from our mouth and ends in the rectum. Candida Albicans is the same bacterium that causes yeast infection in other parts…

Preventing Diabetes – 8 Sure Tips

Preventing diabetes is in your control. If you have diabetes, you go to the doctor. Your doctor will tell you- Diabetes can’t be cured completely, it can only be controlled. He will suggest change in food habits and life style along with medication to control the problem. If you are a non-diabetic person and ask…

Obesity and Its Problems

 Obesity  is the ailment of the modern life. It is one of the most serious public health problems of the 21st century. It is widely spread in the modern Western world, as well as in many parts of Africa. And perceived as a symbol of wealth and fertility. It increases the risk of many physical…

Lupus Rash as a Common Sign of Autoimmune Disease

Lupus generates a wide range of symptoms and people with the disease experience them at different intensities. Lupus involves abnormal activity of the immune system. The dysfunctional immune system produces antibodies that turn against healthy body cells and tissues (antinuclear antibodies). Some antibodies produced by the dysfunctional immune system can even alter the body’s genetic…

What Are The Scalp Psoriasis Signs and Symptoms?

While psoriasis affects up to 3% of the population, of this percentage of psoriasis sufferers, up to 50% of them suffer from scalp psoriasis making it one of the most common and persistent types of psoriasis. It can also be one of the most difficult to treat while at the same time robbing a sufferer…