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What Everyone Should Know About Tonsils And Adenoids

Nearly every adult today can remember clearly whether they still have their tonsils and adenoids, or whether they were removed during their childhood. There was a time when these two organs were removed at the first sign of an infection, but over the years, this practice thankfully has waned to almost non-existence. Now, unless there…

Genetic Phenylketonuria

Phenylketonuria presents one of the most dramatic examples of how the relationship between genotype and phenotype can depend on environmental variables. Phenylketonuria was very first recognized as an inherited cause of mental retardation in 1934, and systematic attempts to deal with the situation were initiated within the 1950s. The term “phenylketonuria” denotes increased amounts of…

One Type of Bronchitis- Acute Bronchitis

This type of bronchitis, the acute form usually starts about five days after you have had an respiratory infection. If you have had a flu or cold, about five days after, you will experience bronchitis symptoms. The most common symptoms for acute bronchitis are cough, fever tiredness. Cough is the most common of all the…

Comparing Diabetic Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia

Diabetics must manage their blood glucose levels through medication, diet, exercise, and daily monitoring. Failure to do so can result in wildly fluctuating blood sugars that can lead to either diabetic hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) or hyperglycemia (high blood sugar). Both of these conditions are dangerous for the diabetic and can lead to other medical…

BioSignature for Fat Loss

Biotyping is gaining popularity amongst health care professionals, personal trainers and nutritionists. It is a concept whereby nutrition recommendations are individualised to your metabolism and biochemical individuality to help you lose weight or improve your health. One particular biotyping concept that is gaining popularity is BioSignature Modulation developed by Charles Poliquin. It is a very…

Sports Rehabilitation for Lisfranc Injuries

One of the recent trending injuries in the athletic world especially in among football players which require sport rehabilitation is the lisfranc injury. Lisfranc injuries will require sports rehabilitation because of the prevalence of the injury. The injury occurs because of the ever-increasing speed of the game coupled with the size of the competing athletes,…

Common Skin Conditions – Dermatitis and Moles

Two of the most common skin conditions are the presence of moles and dermatitis. Moles can have more serious consequences than the irritation of dermatitis. Moles occur when the cells in the skin that give it its pigment, called melanocytes, grow in clusters. These cells normally grow throughout the skin, but when too many grow…

Some Angular Cheilitis Remedies From The Home

Angular Cheilitis comes in a bacterial and a fungal form. There are a number of traditional or western medication remedies as well as natural remedies on the market. The following is a list of potential home remedies that some people have had success with, but are by no means guaranteed to work. Anti-fungal diet. There…

Shoulder Problems

Shoulder pain is one of the commoner complaints seen by GPs. The shoulder girdle itself comprises five separate joints: the sternoclavicular, acromioclavicular, subacromial, glenohumeral and scapulothoracic joints. Problems in any of these can cause shoulder pain. Patients may also experience shoulder pain referred from distant areas such as the cervical spine, thoracic inlet, mediastinum and…

Allergic Rhinitis – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Allergic rhinitis is the most common cause of rhinitis, which indicates inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nose. Sneezing, itching and congestion in the nose, and watery discharge are common presentations of rhinitis. Allergic rhinitis usually causes inflammation not only in the nose but also in the surrounding areas which include eyes, eustachian tubes,…

The Best Herbal Remedies For IBS You’ll Ever Find

The constant flipflop between constipation and diarrhea often associated with IBS makes planning anything difficult. However, between these herbs and your doctor, things can be done to calm the problem and ease the pain. Peppermint Oil: Fifteen studies have been done on peppermint oil in relationship to irritable bowel disease. Patients who used the oil…

A Psychological Profile Of Janis Joplin

“The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge to conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation.” —Alfred Adler Biographical Overview Janice Joplin was born January 19, 1943 in Port Arthur Texas to Seth and Dorothy Joplin. Janice was the first born child in a family that…

Questions about Erb’s Palsy

What Is Erb’s Palsy? Erb’s palsy is a disability disorder caused by an injury to the brachial plexus during a baby’s birth. The brachial plexus is a “bundle” of nerves, originating from the spinal cord and located between the neck and shoulder. The result of damage to this nerve set can be as severe as…

Hypnotherapy Training – How To Become A Certified Hypnotist

Hypnotherapy is a field in which you learn about hypnosis. Hypnosis training is a major field of medical science nowadays. It is The field of Hypnotherapy training is continuing to expand and one can find appropriate hypnosis training in any one of these focus areas: general hypnosis; medical hypnosis, dental hypnosis, forensic hypnosis, sports hypnosis,…