Medical Articles

What is Pneumonia?

Pneumonia is an infection caused by viruses, bacteria, and fungi which affects the human lungs. Pneumonia is a contagious disease and it can spread in the air. By breathing other healthy people bring the germ into their lungs and most of them develop the illness. Sometimes there appear epidemics inside small collectivities. In healthy individuals,…

all the pleurisy symptoms

The main symptom of pleurisy is a sharp or stabbing pain in your chest that gets worse when you breathe in deep or cough or sneeze. The pain may stay in one post or it may distribute to your shoulders or back. Sometimes the hurting gets a fairly constant dull aching. Depending on what’s having…

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…

Is Acute Bronchitis Contagious?

Acute bronchitis is caused by pathogens such as bacteria and viruses. It is an inflammation of the medium sized airways. Is acute bronchitis contagious? My answer is yes, it is. This is when it is caused by pathogens. Other causes of bronchitis are smoking and inhaling dangerous fumes. Viruses are the most common causes of…

Dislocated Shoulder Exercises

To understand why the dislocated shoulder joint is the most common accident that people come across, you have to first understand the anatomy of the shoulder. The shoulder joint essentially consists of two bones that are joined in the form of a ball and a socket. The socket lies in the shoulder blade, while the…

Shoulder Dislocation

A joint dislocation occurs when the two joint surfaces, which normally sit in intimate contact with each other, are wrenched away from each other to lie apart without any relationship. Joints have a surrounding ligamentous bag called a joint capsule and this can be typically injured as the surfaces force their way past each other.…

Bone Healing with Laser Therapy Treatments

Low-level laser therapy is a painless and noninvasive treatment which uses a laser device that is cleared for the general market by FDA regulations.  This device puts out a low intensity phonic energy that works at the cell and tissue levels to reduce pain and swelling, and promote healing.   Among many other purposes, low-level…

Natural Ways To Strengthen A Fractured Bone

Question: My 15-year-old son broke his collarbone five weeks ago. He was discharged from the fracture clinic this week and told he could run but not take part in any sport for eight weeks. He is a goalkeeper for a soccer team, and due for trails. Can you suggest anything to help the bone continue…

Cerebral Palsy Types – Ataxic and Spastic Palsy

The name cerebral comes from the two halves of the brain. The other name of this condition, palsy refers to any disorder that affects the body’s movement. Cerebral palsy conditions are all related to the areas of the brain that are associated with the motor systems that control body movement. These areas have either been…

Bell’s Palsy: Sudden and Scary, But Treatable

Bell’s Palsy is named after a Sir Charles Bell, a Scottish surgeon who lived in the 19th century and who first recognized the disease. The main symptom of Bell’s Palsy is damage to one of the facial nerves, resulting in a temporary paralysis of the face. This symptom of Bell’s Palsy usually effects only one…

Hernia -causes, Symptoms, Treatment

What is HerniaA hernia is a protrusion of a tissue, structure, or part of an organ through the muscular tissue or the membrane by which it is normally contained. The hernia has three parts: the orifice through which it herniates, the hernial sac, and its contents.A hernia (rupture) is usually noticed as a lump, commonly…

SKULL FRACTURES CAUSES,COMPLICATIONS AND TREATMENT

The first concern in a skull fracture is possible damage to the brain rather than the fracture itself; therefore, the injury is considered a neurosurgical condition. Signs and symptoms reflect the severity and extent of the head injury. Skull fractures may be simple (closed) or compound (open) and may displace bone fragments. They’re also described…

Bulging Lumbar Disc

Being fairly common in both young adults and older people, bulging disc can affect just about anyone. Most times they are not a cause for panic and are often discovered by accident while having another medical problem examined. Abnormalities, such as bulging or protruding discs, are seen at high rates on MRIs in patients both…

How Does A Pinched Nerve Cause Back Pain?

What is a pinched nerve and how does it cause back pain? We have all heard the term either from a doctor or friend. If like me you suffer from an aching back then you maybe a victim of a pinched nerve. All you know is it hurts! All you care about is finding a way…