Medical Articles

What Causes Inflammatory Heart Disease?

Inflammatory heart disease manifests when the surrounding heart tissue or muscle is inflamed from exposure to an infection like a bacteria or virus or from an internal oddity. This sort of inflammation may come about in cases of rheumatic fever and kawasaki disease. The disorder may be categorized as either endocarditis, myocarditis or pericarditis. Types…

Get Rid of Water Retention

Are you seeking ways to get rid of water retention or edema – without resorting to risky medicines and paying medical and health professionals tons of fees? Then you’re in luck. Those suffering from edema not caused by a serious medical condition can have many proven and effective options to successfully deal with their condition.…

Robotic surgery

History In 1985 a robot, the PUMA 560, was used to place a needle for a brain biopsy using CT guidance. In 1988, the PROBOT, developed at Imperial College London, was used to perform prostatic surgery. The ROBODOC from Integrated Surgical Systems was introduced in 1992 to mill out precise fittings in the femur for…

The Amazing Healing Power Of Guyabano

What Is Guyabano? People in the Philippines call this fruit Guyabano while it is called Soursop or Custard Apple in English. This tropical fruit with the scientific name Annona Muricata is also known as Graviola (Portuguese,) Guanábana (Spanish,) Pawpaw (Brazilian) and Corossol (French). The low-branching, slender, bushy Guyabano tree only grows about 7 to 9…

Mastocytic Enterocolitis – A Patient Guide to Mastocytic Inflammatory Bowel Disease (MIBD)

WHAT IS MASTOCYTIC ENTEROCOLITIS? Mastocytic enterocolitis (entero=small intestine, colitis- colon + -itis= inflammation) is a newly discovered disorder defined by the presence of increased mast cells in the intestine. Mast cells are a type of immune cell. They are involved in allergy reactions, infection fighting and nerve regulation in the body. They have numerous granules…

Hypertension – causes, prevention and treatment

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a persistent blood pressure above 90 mm Hg between the heart beats (diastolic) or over 140 mm Hg at the beats (systolic). The blood pressure varies naturally in response to stress and physical work load. Therefore the blood pressure shall be measured in a relaxed situation and several times…

What is the HbA1C and How is it Useful in Diabetes Control?

Our blood contains red blood cells, and these are made of haemoglobin molecules. Glucose in our blood sticks to the haemoglobin to make what is known as ‘glycosylated haemoglobin’ molecules, which are also described as haemoglobin A1C or HbA1C. The higher the levels of glucose that there are in the blood, then the more haemoglobin…

Control Hypothyroidism to Prevent Heart Attacks

The study was conducted on women over the age of 50 who had all the classic signs of a low functioning thyroid. The end result of the study suggests that it is beneficial to control hypothyroidism to prevent heart attacks. The heart is a muscle as well as an organ that is very responsive to…

Seven Risk Factors For Lower Back Pain

SAN RAMON, CA – Low back pain strikes hundreds of thousands of people every day. Most will see their primary medical doctor, who will typically prescribe pain medications, anti-inflammatories, and perhaps muscle relaxants. Some will call their local chiropractor and receive chiropractic treatment. And then some will try to manage their pain on their own.…

11 Effective Home Remedies for Scars

Many of us are left with scars on our body due to some hurt or injury. Scars can result from a pimple, acne, burn or cut. Many of us have chickenpox and measles scars on our body. Too much exposure to the sun also causes scars in some people. Wounds and sores can also leave…