Medical Articles

A Brief Explanation About Duodenal Ulcers

A person gets a duodenal ulcer when the the duodenum in the stomach is affected by the H. pylori bacteria. One of the ways to get treatment is by taking a course approximately 1-2 months in duration that provides you with certain medications or other methods to lower the production of acid in your stomach.…

Yoga Treatment For Acid Reflux or Heartburn

Yoga is a world renowned exercise regimen which is found to cure many diseases including heart diseases and spine related problems and various other conditions. Here are certain yoga poses which is found to cure acid reflux or heartburn if practised consistently and meticulously for a long period of time. Pranayam (Breathing Technique) The most…

Gastritis and its Natural Cure

An inflammation of the stomach lining, gastritis is usually signaled by indigestion, either with or without bleeding in the digestive tract. Acute gastritis, often develops when people are subjected to sudden stress, such as from extensive burns or other severe injury or illness; it may also develop after surgery, leading to stress ulcers and severe…

Coronary Artery Anatomy as related to EKG Interpretation

Patients undergoing Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) are at an increased risk of coronary artery occlusion related to clot formation (thrombosis) or plaque rupture, especially in the acute period after procedure. It is imperative that individuals providing care for this patient population are knowledgeable in reading EKG’s and are able to correlate EKG changes with…

Ankle Swelling – Home Remedies for Ankle Swelling

Swelling of the lower leg and ankle is a common problem. Determining the cause of ankle swelling is the first step to finding effective treatment. Once the cause of the ankle swelling is determined, effective treatment can be initiated. Painless swelling of the feet and ankles is a common problem, particularly in older people. It…

Marfan Syndrome Explained

Marfan Syndrome History and Explanation Marfan Syndrome is a genetic, “inherited” disorder that affects the body’s connective tissue. Connective tissue is the tough, fibrous tissue that connects one part of the body with another. It is a major component of tendons, ligaments, bones, cartilage, and the walls of large blood vessels. Marfan Syndrome affects one…

Heart Attacks Information

A lot is written about the so called common signs of Heart Attacks and what they are supposed to typically consist of but what is fact and what is fiction? Here we take a look at the basic issues surrounding Heart Attacks or Myocardial infarctions. A Myocardial infarction (MI or AMI for acute myocardial infarction)…

Heart Diseases Part Xvi – Aspirin: Friend or Foe ?

Besides cancer, heart disease kills more than 2,000 Americans everyday. Approximately 60 million Americans have heart disease. There are many causes of heart disease. Anything that serves to damage the inner lining of blood vessels and impedes the transportation of oxygen and nutrition to the heart can be defined as a risk of heart disease.…

The Facts on Tb and Tb Test Reports

For decades, great strides have been made in the fight against TB but in recent years it has been on the rise. While some may be quick to place the blame on lax immigration laws, the actual demographics of TB just don’t back this line of thinking up. For instance, Richmond California, a predominantly African…

How to Treat Brain Tumors

However, few maladies manage to both simultaneously confound researchers in their mystery, yet hold such promise for the cure and management as prominently as brain tumors. There is strong belief that some significant breakthroughs in brain tumor treatment may only be 4-6 years away. Medical professionals and scientists use this particular classification system so that…

Pulmonary Embolism – Symptoms and Causes

Pulmonary embolism (PE) is an extremely common and highly lethal condition that is a leading cause of death in all age groups. A good clinician actively seeks the diagnosis as soon as any suspicion of PE whatsoever is warranted, because prompt diagnosis and treatment can dramatically reduce the mortality rate and morbidity of the disease.…

Infant Bronchitis – Everything Parents Need To Know

Parents can sacrifice all their lives for children, hen when their child is unwell how can they have a sound sleep? When the child is persistently coughing & breathing with difficulty, you might be thinking that this no ordinary cough or cold. Well, check with your pediatrician as your baby might be suffering from Bronchiolitis.…