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How to Make Hair Grow Faster – FAQs

Ladies and Gentleman, this article is relevant to both of you, so have a quick read. Are you having problems with thinning hair? Do you not have as much self confidence as a few years ago? Well why dont you get off your backside and take some action? Within this article I will answer a…

Spinal Cord Tumors – Information on Spinal Cord Tumors

A spinal cord tumor is a benign or cancerous growth in the spinal cord, between the membranes covering the spinal cord, or in the spinal canal. A tumor in this location can compress the spinal cord or its nerve roots; therefore, even a noncancerous growth can be disabling unless properly treated. Spinal cord parenchyma consists…

Pneumonia and its management

Pneumonia (pronounced: noo-mow-nyuh) is an infection of the lungs. When someone has pneumonia, lung tissue can fill with pus and other fluid, which makes it difficult for oxygen in the lung’s air sacs to reach the bloodstream. With pneumonia, a person may have difficulty breathing and have a cough and fever; occasionally, chest or abdominal…

Constant Back Pain Under Left Rib Cage

Back pain under the left rib cage is a dilemma for all patients suffering from it. Any constant pain is viewed by doctors as a very serious disorder or disease and requires immediate attention and cure. The rib cage is a formation that is composed by the thoracic vertebrae and ribs, sternum-breastbone, and the coastal…

What is Pneumonia and What are the Main Causes of Pneumonia?

Pneumonia-introduction Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lungs most often caused by infection with bacteria or a virus. Pneumonia can make it hard to breathe because the lungs have to work harder to get enough oxygen into the bloodstream. People with pneumonia usually complain of coughing, fever, shortness of breath, and chest pain. Your body’s…

Bronchitis Treatment – Cure yourself at Home

If you keep taking antibiotics for Bronchitis you find that after awhile they become less affective. In normal medical practice you don’t have much option as that hacking cough tries to remove the infected phlegm that the infection causes. Some people are unlucky enough to keep catching the Bronchitis infection and will end up at…

Shoulder Models Learning How Your Shoulder Functions

The shoulder is one of the most complex parts of the human anatomy. Though basically nothing more than a ball and socket joint created by the intersection of the humerus (upper arm bone) and scapula (shoulder blade), evolution has transformed the human shoulder into an intricate fulcrum and lever that allows us to do everything…

Fosamax femur fractures : Fosamax lawsuits

The Osteoporotic Drug Fosamax is Linked to Rare Femur Fractures: Fosamax (alendronate) is a bisphosphonate that slows down the break down of bone by inhibiting osteoclasts and thereby allowing for bone restoration.  This drug is manufactured by Merck and is used to treat and prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women by increasing bone mass and decreasing…

Known Cerebral Palsy

DEFINITIONS Cerebral Palsy (CP, Big Brain Paralysis) is a condition characterized by poor muscle control, stiffness, disability and other neurological dysfunction. CP is not a disease and not progressive (getting worse). In infants and premature babies, part of the brain that controls muscle movement are particularly vulnerable to CP injury occurs in 1-2 from 1000…

Could it be Analysis Paralysis?

I did lunch with a great guy last week and as we sat discussing some of the many complexities of dating, he mentioned a term that I just loved – ‘Analysis Paralysis’! It got me wondering to what extent this term affects our lives and in particular the selection process we go through when looking for…

Hiatal hernia surgery success rate

If you are like me and suffering from a Hiatal hernia, I don’t have to tell you what kind of problem this can cause. I have spent about 6 months now trying to figure out what was wrong with me because I had heartburn so bad I didn’t know what to do. I would try…

Vertebral Compression Fracture Information

Compression fracture of the vertebral body is common, especially in older adults. A vertebral compression fracture occurs when the bones of the spine become broken due to trauma. Vertebral compression fractures affect approximately 25 percent of all postmenopausal women in the United States. Vertebral compression fractures usually are caused by osteoporosis, and range from mild…

Segmental Stiffness Of The lower Back

Most of us start off with a beautifully mobile and smooth running back and rarely are we stiff backed unless there is a reason for it. The back is well evolved to do the job it has to do and does this mostly very well. Spinal bones are separated from the vertebrae by discs which…

Facts About Shingles and How to Treat It Naturally

Facts about Shingles and How to Treat It Naturally Like me, Anna was told as a child after having chicken pox that she would never have it again. Later in her adult life, it resurfaced as shingles, and this time it came back with a vengeance. The lesions, itching, fever, irritability, restlessness, pain, and confusion…