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Pneumonia -causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Causes of Pneumonia Pneumonia is an inflammatory illness of the lung.[1] 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,…

Pleurisy Symptoms

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. Pleurisy root…

The Best Remedy for a Cold is to Nip it in the Bud

The common cold is a viral infection of the lining of the nose, sinuses, throat and large airways. This is the upper respiratory tract infection that is caused by a virus. There are many different viruses that cause colds, but the common ones are the rhinoviruses, within which there are about a hundred known subtypes.…

Bronchitis – Causes, Symptoms, Types and Treatment

Bronchitis (pronounced brong-KIE-tis) is an inflammation of the air passages between the nose and the lungs. It affects the trachea (pronounced TRAY-kee-uh), or windpipe, and the bronchi. The bronchi (pronounced BRON-kee) are air tubes through which air flows into and out of the lungs. Bronchitis is an acute inflammation of the air passages within the…

Dislocated Shoulder Information –

The shoulder joint is the body’s most mobile joint. It can turn in many directions. But, this advantage also makes the shoulder an easy joint to dislocate. A partial dislocation (subluxation) means the head of the upper arm bone (humerus) is partially out of the socket (glenoid). A complete dislocation means it is all the…

Dislocated Shoulder Information –

The shoulder joint is the body’s most mobile joint. It can turn in many directions. But, this advantage also makes the shoulder an easy joint to dislocate. A partial dislocation (subluxation) means the head of the upper arm bone (humerus) is partially out of the socket (glenoid). A complete dislocation means it is all the…

Types and Treatment of Bone Fractures

Did you know that each of us, on average, will have two bone fractures over the course of our lifetime?  Naturally, some people, on account of their vocations, avocations and lifestyles, will have more. Human activity can generate fractures of every bone in the body. Some bones, like the skull bones and ribs, form protective…

Types and Treatment of Bone Fractures

Did you know that each of us, on average, will have two bone fractures over the course of our lifetime?  Naturally, some people, on account of their vocations, avocations and lifestyles, will have more. Human activity can generate fractures of every bone in the body. Some bones, like the skull bones and ribs, form protective…

Cerebral Palsy -Which Nerves are Affected

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a form of brain damage that affects thousands of newborn children around the world every year. With no definitive cure known as of yet, people who have CP tend to suffer its effects for their entire lives. It is caused by damage to the motor control centers inside the brain. There…

Paralysis – Best Ayurvedic Treatments & Cure

CAUSES: Paralysis is most often caused by damage to the nervous system or brain, especially the spinal cord. Major causes are Stroke, Trauma, Poliomyelitis, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Botulism, Spina Bifida, Multiple Sclerosis, and Guillain-Barré Syndrome etc. Paralysis may be localized, or generalized, or it may follow a certain pattern. For example, localized paralysis occurs…

Hernia – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Hernia occurs when a part of an organ protrudes through the muscular fiber that has the role of keeping that organ in its place. This usually happens due to a weakness that appears in the muscles that are around the organ, and causes them to tear and let a part of it come out through…

Upper Back Pain

Upper back pain is not as common as the lower back pain. But pain is pain. When the pain process starts, it is unbearable. The two common identified causes of upper back pain are: 1. Muscular irritation (also known as myofascial pain) 2. Joint dysfunction. There can be many other causes- injury, accidents, upper disc…

Self-Help Research

                                               SELF-HELP                         HOW TO OVERCOME FEAR     ACONITE Napellus is a poisonous plant (called “dakra” in Hindi).  It is one of the five species of Aconite plant cultivated in America but also found in Europe and the Himalayas.     This homoeopathic medicine is given to those suffering from acute inflammatory conditions of the brain,…