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Living with Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome/Dysautonomia

Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome with dysautonomia is a potentially disabling disorder that is difficult to control. Once you learn how, you can live a normal life again. To begin, contact a knowledgeable cardiologist, who specializes in MVPS/D. Some patients have to carry literature to inform their local doctors. Before I found my good cardiologist, I…

Discovering the 6 Causes of Heart Attacks

The four chambered heart in human beings is a complex pumping device where purified blood from the pulmonary veins coming from the lungs is supplied to the rest of the body and carbonated blood from the pulmonary artery is pumped for purification and oxygenation to the lungs. This small piece of organ is as vital as…

Heart Diseases— Symptoms of Heart Diseases

Beside cancer, heart disease kills more than 2,000 Americans everyday. Approximately 60 million Americans have heart disease. There are many causes of heart disease. Anything that serves to damage the inner lining of blood vessels and impedes the transportation of oxygen and nutrition to the heart can be defined as a risk of heart disease.…

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…