Medical Articles

How to Select an Antacid

The stomach secretes hydrochloric acid for digestion of food. Sometimes overindulgence or emotional stress lead to a condition called hyperacidity. Antacids are used to treat this condition for which a no of brands of antacids are available, many of which are aggressively advertised. Despite the variety of brand names, antacids contain only a few different…

Gastritis – Causes and Natural Home Remedies

Gastritis is a disorder characterized by inflammation and even depletion of stomach lining. When the stomach fails to produce or produces inadequately certain protective enzymes, the hydrochloric acid level mounts and corrosively acts on stomach lining consuming it bit by bit. This leads to gastritis. Under severe conditions, the stomach lining even bleeds. Gastritis causes…

Medical tourism in India and heart cardiac surgery

Medical tourism in India and heart cardiac surgery Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States as of 2007. Thus Cardiac surgery is a procedure on the heart and/or vessels performed by a specialized trained surgeon. Some of the common heart diseases are-: Coronary heart disease Cardiovasculaysteinemia and hypercholesterolemia. Hereditary heart…

Symptoms of Lymphedema

Before taking into account the symptoms of lymphedema, it is essential to understand this health ailment that people experience. Lymphedema can be defined as the swelling of the limbs as a result of the non-functioning of the lymphatic system. A condition which is known as primary lymphedema may be inherited due to genetic factors and…

Coronary Artery Disease – Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

CAD (Coronary Artery Disease) refers to the contracting of the heart arteries because of atherosclerosis. The heart muscle doesn’t get sufficient oxygen when the heart arteries are contracted. If your heart is starving out of oxygen, then the pain in the chest arises which is called as angina. If your artery is totally blocked then…

Cardiovascular Diseases

The cardiovascular diseases are those diseases which are caused by disorders of heart and blood vessels. Coronary heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, hypertension, artery disease, rheumatic heart disease, congenital heart disease and failure of heart came under the category of cardiovascular diseases. Most of the western countries face the high and increasing rate of cardiovascular diseases.…

To Evaluate the Extent of Side Effects of Anti-tuberculous Therapy (att) on Different Body Systems in Various Age Groups:

Authors:Bhurgri Ghulam Rasool,Momina Taki Muhammad,Shamim-Ur-Rehman,ShahMurad,RajKumar Chohan,DahriGhulam Mustafa, Shaikh zulfikar, INTRODUCTION: TUBERCULOSIS: Tuberculosis, one of the oldest diseases known to affect human, is caused by bacteria belonging to mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. The disease usually affects the lungs, although in up to one third of cases other organs are involved. If properly treated, tuberculosis caused by drug…

Pneumonia Vaccine Side Effects –

A recent study by the National Institute of Health states that the pneumonia vaccine prevents most cases of pneumonia. Some people believe that administering the pneumonia vaccine will result in contracting pneumonia . However it is not so, as the vaccine is not a live vaccine. Along with the required effects, all vaccines have side…

Signs and Symptoms of Lupus

Lupus is a disease that in many cases is characterized by the distinctive rash that once was thought to resemble a wolf bite. That’s why the disease got the name lupus, the latin word for wolf. However, there are cases when the distinctive rash does not occur, and it was seen that there are not…

Acute Respiratory Case Study" a Cute Exacerbation in Copd"

Evidence based case study in management of acute Exacerbations of COPD. Introduction: Chronic pulmonary diseases have become increasingly one of the most common chronic lung diseases and a major cause of morbidity and mortality in modern world. It is characterized by airflow limitation that is not fully reversible.  Chronic Obstructive Disease is a leading cause…

Bronchitis: the Respiratory Problem

Bronchitis is the medical condition of Inflammation of bronchi of lungs. Microbes or bacteria and foreign substances that entered the respiratory tract lead to the bronchi inflammation stimulating surplus mucus secretion. Thus bronchitis is also defined as a disease of acute or chronic inflammation in the mucous film of the bronchial pipes. The root cause…

Physiotherapy of Your Shoulder

The function of the human arm is to allow placement of the hand in useful positions so the hands can perform activities where the eyes can see them. Because of the huge range of positions required the shoulder is very flexible with a large motion range, but this is at the expense of some reduced…