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Construction Site Safety Training: Heart Attacks and CPR

Construction workers are particularly at risk to heart attacks thanks to extreme weather and the danger of using heavy machinery under often-stressful conditions. The key to prevention is knowing and understanding the signs. Here are some of the warning signs that one of your workers might be in danger of a heart attack: • General…

Heart Diseases: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Heart disease refers to any kind of sickness or condition of the heart including coronary heart problem. Problems can arise within the heart through muscles; arteries supply blood to the heart muscle, valves that pump blood in the right direction. It is related to the structural or functional abnormality of heart to which the blood…

Methods of Diagnosing and Treating the Tb Infection

Tuberculosis is an infection caused by the Koch bacillus, it primarily affects the lungs and it is contagious, healthy persons receiving the infection if living or working in the same place with the infected person. By coughing, the infected person spreads the germs into the air, and others inhale them. One way to diagnose TB…

The Ancient Truths Of Growing Marijuana Outdoors

It is thought that the ancestors of cannabis originated in Asia, most probably on the sloped of the Himalayas or the Altai Mountains to the north. There are no exact details about when Cannabis and humanity first met. Given the growth habit of the plant and the ever continuing curiosity of human nature, growing marijuana…

Glucagonoma – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Glucagonoma is a rare type of endocrine pancreatic tumor. This means it is a cancer of the glandular endocrine cells of the pancreas rather than the exocrine digestion-related pancreas cells. A “glucagonoma” is a cancer that produces too much production of a hormone called glucagon, which does reduce insulin production. Hence, glucagonoma can interfere with…

Pneumonia – Get Proper Information

Pneumonia usually starts when you breathe the germs into your lungs. You may be more likely to get the disease after having a cold or the flu. These illnesses make it hard for your lungs to fight infection, so it is easier to get pneumonia. Having a long-term, or chronic, disease like asthma, heart disease,…

Lupus Erythematosus Treatment Tips

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE or lupus) is a chronic autoimmune disease that can be fatal, though with recent medical advances, fatalities are becoming increasingly rare. It may affect the skin, joints, kidneys, and other organs. Systemic lupus erythematosus involves chronic inflammation that can affect many parts of the body. SLE (lupus) is an autoimmune disease.…

Assessing the quality of a portable ice chest or cooler

Owning a cooler or ice chest is a necessity for various potential applications. Ranging from camping coolers, to marine ice chests, having a way to preserve your perishables (or keep your beer cold!) is an obvious but often neglected necessity. Not to say that the portable ice chest is a forgotten piece of equipment, rather…

Tracheal Bronchitis

This is a condition also referred to as laryngo tracheo bronchitis. It is an infection of the larynx or the throat of a child. It affects the other parts of the tracheal tree and in children it affects the tonsils. The causes of tracheal bronchitis also known as croup are viruses or influenza organisms like…

Chiropractic Treatment for Spinal Subluxations

The chiropractic treatment uses a holistic healthcare and wellness approach. By holistic, we mean the overall health of a person which depends on a number of factors including the living environment and our habits. Chiropractic is based on the principle that in a large number of patients, the main cause of disease and pains is…

SKULL FRACTURES CAUSES,COMPLICATIONS AND TREATMENT

The first concern in a skull fracture is possible damage to the brain rather than the fracture itself; therefore, the injury is considered a neurosurgical condition. Signs and symptoms reflect the severity and extent of the head injury. Skull fractures may be simple (closed) or compound (open) and may displace bone fragments. They’re also described…

Explanation Of The 4 Types Of Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy affects approximately 800,000 children and adults in the United States. CP is a chronic condition that affects body movements and muscle coordination. It is caused by damage to one or more specific areas of the brain, usually occurring during fetal development, or during infancy. Cerebral palsy was considered a distinct condition in 1861.…

Solution for Bell's Palsy and Facial Paralysis

Named after Sir Charles Bell, a 19th century Scottish surgeon, Bell’s palsy refers to facial paralysis caused by an irritation to the cranial nerve VII (number 7).  It is this nerve that controls most of your facial muscles which include even those that control your smile, blink and wrinkle the forehead. What causes Bell’s palsy?…

Causes, Symptoms and Treatment for Inguinal Hernia

An inguinal hernia, or a groin hernia, is a protrusion (lump) of the small intestine or fatty tissue into the groin through a weakness or tear in the abdominal wall. When part of an organ protrudes through an abnormal opening or in an abnormal way, this is called a hernia. A groin (inguinal) hernia occurs…