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Ayurvedic Nutrition: Let Your Food Be Your Medicine

It is ironic how something as obvious as nutrition has become overlooked in the modern health care system, and how in the name of convenience our fast paced society has given way to fast foods, microwaves, quick fix medicines, and eating on the run. Fortunately, there is a growing focus in the important role that…

Diseases of the Cats' Digestive System

Gastritis or infection of the stomach is produced by overfeeding and too frequent feeding, or feeding with irritating food, or by the ingestion of foreign bodies or poison in the stomach. It may also be secondary to constitutional diseases. The symptoms of gastritis are vomiting, first of the contents of the stomach, then of a…

Never Kiss A Parrot

Beware pets that can become health pests! Because if you give him an unwanted peck, he might give you Psittacosis. Whazzat? That’s another way of spelling ‘fatal attraction’… And while you’re about it, you might as well also watch out for (Ouch!) pussy’s claws, (Scratch, scratch!) leaping fleas, and (Eeeagh!) hairy-scary caterpillars… If you are…

Reflexology and Edema

What is edema (also spelled oedema), anyway? Well, it’s an observable swelling that comes from a fluid accumulation in body tissues. And, edema most commonly occurs in the feet and legs, where it’s referred to as peripheral edema. The swelling is the result of the accumulation of excess fluid under the skin in the spaces…

What Are the Main Causes of Anxiety Attacks?

The anticipation of a threat, which could either be real or imaginative, often results in anxiety and ultimate an attack. Whenever you are in a state of anxiety, your body undergoes numerous biological changes which are different from normal bodily functions. Let us now discuss a few of the causes of anxiety attacks: What Are…

The Atherosclerosis

A condition that afflicts the big and medium-sized arteries of almost every human, at least in societies by which cholesterol-rich foodstuffs are abundant and cheap, is atherosclerosis. This condition begins in childhood and, within the absence of accelerating elements, develops slowly until it is widespread in old age. Neverheless, it's accelerated by all kinds of…

Meningioma Facts and Symptoms

Meningiomas are brain tumors that develop in the small membranes or meninges that essentially cover and protect the brain as well as the spinal cord. Meningioma brain tumors normally grow at a slow pace and will not affect the tissue surrounding the brain tumor. In most cases the meningioma brain tumor is benign (non-cancerous) and…

The Natural Pneumonia Treatment

The Causes: The direct cause of pneumonia is usually infection with some form of bacteria, virus, or fungus. Exposure to cold and dampness, with lowered resistance, is a contributing factor. Treatment Proper treatment, given at the first signs of a cold or chilliness, will likely prevent a severe attack and will in all probability prevent…

Children's Common Respiratory Diseases

While the most common respiratory diseases in children and adults are colds and flu, there are other lung diseases that children are also vulnerable to. One of these is bronchitis. The bronchial tubes transport the air we inhale to the air sacs in our lungs. Here oxygen is absorbed into the bloodstreams. If these tubes…

Signs And Symptoms of Bronchitis

The bronchi are the lining of the air tubes of the lungs. The inflammation of the bronchi is called Bronchitis. It can be the result of a cold, a sore throat or influentza. The cool air and the low temperatures in winter influence in a negative way the disease. You can be contaminated with the…

Best Knee Braces For Preventing Dislocations

A dislocated kneecap can be very painful. A dislocated knee can be even worse. A dislocated kneecap, or patella dislocation, happens when the kneecap comes off its groove at the end of the thigh bone. A knee dislocation occurs when the thigh bone and shin bone lose contact. Dislocation of the kneecap or patella Dislocation…