Medical Articles

The Puke Effect

Today I like to educate you about a phenomenon most of us have experienced before. I became aware of the description through an investment newsletter I receive. In it Jeff Clark describes it. It’s called the Puke Effect. Don’t be mistaken. It doesn’t only apply to investing. It applies to many things and in some…

Food Poisoning – How to Prevent It

Food poisoning can happen all the time, especially if you are not the one in hand when preparing your food. Well, there is always no assurance for that. If you want to prepare your food, you should consider some of the important things. Here are some helpful ways to prevent food poisoning: 1. Consider your…

Interesting Facts About Peptic Ulcers

The peptic ulcer damages the lining of either the stomach or the duodenum.The symptoms of indigestion caused by peptic ulcers may harm a person by a severe pain.They can be treated with medicines, but without treatment serious complications may appear.There are two kinds of peptic ulcers: one is gastric and the other one is duodenal…

The Dangers of Excessive Acid

If you constantly experience exhaustion, headaches and having frequent colds and flu, then that could be it – you have high acid levels in your body. But the ill effects of acidosis in the body don’t stop there; you might be surprised at the wide-ranging types of diseases you could get with dangerous levels of…

Tips on How to Overcome Gastritis

Gastritis is not a disease on its own but a symptom of abnormal digestion. It is characterized by inflammation or irritation of the lining of the stomach. It affects millions of people worldwide. It can be divided into 3 categories: (1) erosive and hemorrhagic gastritis (2) non erosive and nonspecific gastritis (3) specific gastritis indicative…

Information on Hepatomegaly

Hepatomegaly (an enlarged liver) indicates potentially reversible primary or secondary liver disease. This sign may stem from diverse pathophysiologic mechanisms, including dilated hepatic sinusoids (in heart failure), persistently high venous pressure leading to liver congestion (in chronic constrictive pericarditis), dysfunction and engorgement of hepatocytes (in hepatitis), fatty infiltration of parenchymal cells causing fibrous tissue (in…

Ayurvedic Treatment For Swelling In Intestines

If you are suffering from indigestion and constipation, then Repeated constipation causes swelling in colon and large intestine which is called colitis. This is painful condition and results in cramps, hard or lose stools, fullness or gas in abdomen and general body weakness. You should avoid fast foods and reduces spices, alcohol, tea, coffee and…

Causes Of Valvular Heart Disease

This article is written to remove some of the mystery regarding valvular heart disease. It is necessarily somewhat complex but it should be easier to understand than most medical information that you might receive. Valvular heart disease or valve disease can even be present at birth (congenital) or it can develop at any period of…

Cardiac Care for Acute Patients

Heart is the most important organ of the human body as it pumps and purifies blood. As all the oxygen required by the body is dissolved in the blood and subsequently reaches to various organs of the body, proper functioning of the heart is very essential for healthy living. It is therefore important to know…

Heart Attack – How To Know If Someone Gets One?

Heart attack is no joke. Even if the patient received treatment late by a minute, he or she may die. Hence, the time in getting treatment is indeed important to heart attack patients and it is best to get treatment immediately. However, you may only realize that the patient is suffering the attack after seeing…

Growing New Brain Cells – and Wiring Them Up

Not too long ago, scientists believed that adults couldn’t grow new neurons in their brain. However, work over the last several years has debunked this myth. We now know that adults continue to grow new neurons throughout life, a process called neurogenesis. Yes, new growth slows down after middle age but it continues. However, there…

Brain Tumors Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Brain tumors, also known as brain cancer, start within the substance of the brain, spinal cord or nerves. Some tumors which arise from the brain or spine coverings (meninges) are also considered primary brain tumors. Metastatic brain tumors have spread from cancer in other parts of the body, most frequently from the lungs, breast and…