Medical Articles

How Is Tuberculosis Treated?

Tuberculosis Treatment Tuberculosis, commonly referred to as TB, is an infection that affects the lungs and may also affect bones, joints, the circulatory system and central nervous system. This disease can be highly contagious if left untreated. In 1993, the World Health Organization declared TB to be a world health emergency because of the frequency…

Divide Your Bulb Plants To Produce New Growth

When you’re learning about something new, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the sheer amount of relevant information available. This informative article should help you focus on the central points. One of the features of bulbs that make them so attractive is the ability for the gardener to divide their bulb plants to produce new…

Pneumonia – Information on Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an inflammatory illness of the lung. Frequently, it is described as lung parenchyma/alveolar inflammation and abnormal alveolar filling with fluid. (The alveoli are microscopic air-filled sacs in the lungs responsible for absorbing oxygen from the atmosphere.) Pneumonia can result from a variety of causes, including infection with bacteria, viruses, fungi, or parasites, and…

What You Need To Understand About Pleurisy

Pleurisy is an infection of the pleura, the delicate membranes separating the lungs from the chest wall. It is usually the result of a virus infection, but it can also be caused by pneumonia, a chest injury, inflammation of the pericardial heart lining, a blood clot of the lung, and, rarely, lung cancer.  Pleuritis occurs…

Siddha Herbal Remedies for Cough and Cold

Medicinal herbs are well known for their curative properties.  When used as prescribed they effectively cure the patients of their diseases without the dreaded side effects.  Herbs can be used for treating afflictions that manifest due to seasonal changes.  Cough and cold problems surface during the winter months.  More than half of the population are…

Mycoplasma Bronchitis

Mycoplasma can cause sore throat, bronchitis, and pneumonia. Mycoplasma is usually spread from person-to-person through the air and by direct contact. Mycoplasma is found in the throat of infected persons and is spread to other people through the air by sneezing or coughing. It can also be spread by touching tissues or other things recently…

Chiropractic And Shoulder Joint Pain

This is a very common problem that is seen daily in chiropractic practices. I have patients who come in to my offices  and complain about their painful and stiff shoulder. By this they usually mean that their upper trapezius muscles are tight and painful and that they have restricted movement and pain in the region…

Plating of Fractures

The various bones and fracture positions dictate the different types of plate available. The DCP or dynamic compression plate and the screw holes allow compression of the fracture site to be applied as the screws are tightened up in the angled screw holes. Small plates are used to fix the lateral malleolus of the ankle…

Burning Pain After Shoulder Surgery – Healing Tips

Shoulder surgery is one of the marvels of modern medicine, correcting serious injuries and diseases that have plagued humankind since pre-historic times, including shoulder separation, dislocation, fracture, arthritis, and tendonitis. The introduction by the medical community of arthroscopic surgery presented another huge leap forward, allowing the surgeon to avoid making the large incisions required by…

Cerebral Palsy – Danger that lurks for new born kids

According to researchers, there are about 10,000 new babies born per year in the United States with cerebral palsy. Out of every thousand born, about 2 to 3 children show signs of the disorder. More statistical data shows that there are approximately 760,000 cerebral palsied children and adults in the U.S. Cerebral palsy is one…

Paralysis of Analysis

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Hernias Side-effects

One of the most commonly performed surgical procedures is hernia repair. The protrusion of an organ or tissue through an abnormal opening is called hernia. The tyre wall separates the inner tube which can seep through the opening. Tissue protrudes occur through the abdominal wall. As the hernia enlarges it forms a sac. The intestines…