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Obesity and Diabetes, Are You at Risk?

The Link Between Obesity and Diabetes Physicians usually refer to diabetes by its full, medical name diabetes mellitus. According to the Merck Manual of Medical Information, 2nd Edition, diabetes mellitus is defined as "a disorder in which blood sugar (glucose) levels are abnormally high because the body does not produce enough insulin." Insulin is a…

Hyperthyroidism – Caution and Precaution

Hyperthyroidism is a condition in which thyroid gland produces too much thyroid hormone which is released in blood stream. This abnormally high level of thyroid hormone automatically speeds up body’s metabolism. Thyroid gland is a small, butterfly shaped organ around wind pipe. There can be several causes but most often, causes in human are Graves’…

Mouth Yeast Infection

Mouth yeast infection is a condition commonly known as "Thrush". It is a fairly rare infection, so much so, that only in the past 10-15 years has it been clearly defined medically. Two decades ago, the cause of mouth yeast infection was unknown. Physicians arerely treated the overt symptoms of Thrush without really knowing what…

Hepatitis – Low Cost Drugs in Pakistan

Hepatitis is fatal disease of liver and in Pakistan there are millions of hepatitis patients. The hepatitis drugs are very expensive and ordinary poor Pakistani can not afford them and died as result. A large batch of interferon injection produced indigenously by researchers in Pakistan for the poor patients of hepatitis will expire in December…

Lymphedema Massage

Any obstruction in the lymphatic vessels will prevent the smooth flow of the fluids in the body and lead to a pooling effect. This is the cause for lymphedema or swilling, particularly in the extremities of the body. Lymphedema massage is conducted to stimulate the obstructive lymph flow and direct it to the bloodstream. Excess…

Workout Programs For Men

Workout Programs For Men Cut the bullshit and follow carefully perfected steps to reach a new, ripped you! Everything you need to know from nutrition to the best supplements is included. You have to be mindful of 4 things when building muscle: Your calorie intake (how much food your consuming), the exercises you are doing…

Manual Cervical Traction

Neck pain and discomfort is the leading cause of headaches, gastrointestinal issues, migraine attacks, loss of concentration and lack of interest in surrounding that historically affects productivity and day to day life. Neck pain is caused by the hyperextension of neck muscles due to stress and strain posed by hypo-mobile joints. Hypo-mobile joints may be…

Symptoms, Causes and the Cost of Athetoid Cerebral Palsy

What is Athetoid Cerebral Palsy? Athetoid CP is a type of Cerebral Palsy that causes muscles to move uncontrollably. According to CerebralPalsySource.com, Athetoid Cerebral Palsy is recognizable by loose movements that affect the whole body such as scratching a nose or holding a small object. It is because of this erratic and uncontrollable movement that…

What is Bell's Palsy?

Bell's Palsy is a rare disease that affects the nerves in the face. It makes the patient unable to move the affected side of their face. Usually patients are under fifteen or over sixty. Sometimes pregnant women can develop the disease. People become self-conscious when they have Bell's Palsy because it alters the appearance of…

Migraine – Or is Nerve Damage Causing Your Headache?

Millions of people suffer from headaches. This often causes missed work days. less productive days, and less enjoyable days. Migraine is a specific intracranial vascular headache. Many use the term mistakenly to describe other types of heads. There are many other causes of headache and many of these can be caused by nerve dysfunction. The…

Tonsilloliths 101 – Quick Relief For Tonsilloliths

Tonsilloliths, or also often known as tonsil stones, are nasty whitish or yellowish colored, foul smelling bumps on your tonsils. They are caused by the accumulation of sulfur producing bacteria, food particles, post nasal drip, overactive salivary glands, mucous and other mouth debris that build up and lodge near the throat. There are some people…

Diabetes and the Adrenal Glands

Diabetes Mellitus or simply diabetes is a medical condition caused by extremely high blood sugar in the body. The elevation of blood sugar in diabetics occurs either because the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or there is an ineffective use of insulin in the cells. There are two main types of diabetes, Type I…

How to Prevent Obesity

Why for example are we faced with an obesity epidemic in children in the first place? The answer lies in the fact that our children's lifestyles and habits have changed dramatically in recent years. This is the age when the great outdoors has been abandoned in favor of video games where children will instead sit…