Medical Articles

Mitral Valve Repair is on the Rise!

More mitral valve repair and replacement surgeries are performed worldwide than any other type of heart valve surgery, and that number is certainly likely to rise significantly given that some seventy six million of America’s Baby Boomers are now or will be facing heart valve disease. Mitral valve prolapse, also referred to as MVP, is…

Heart Attack: Causes, and Treatment

A heart attack occurs when blood flow to a section of heart muscle becomes blocked. If the flow of blood isn’t restored quickly, the section of heart muscle becomes damaged from lack of oxygen and begins to die. Coronary arteries are blood vessels that supply the heart muscle with blood and oxygen. Blockage of a…

Heart Diseases Q&a

More Heart Diseases questions please visit : DiseasesFAQ.com Am I Ok or not I enjoy no opinion if I am?I checked my blood pressure and it was 102/75, pulse rate was 59. Is that too low? I thought normal be 120/70. Any input? I will greatly appreciate. – If you are a runner, bike rider…

Treatment for Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is a brutal illness. A tiny microorganism called tubercle bacillus causes it,hence it named tuberculosis. This germ enters into body through the nose mouth, and the windpipe, and stay down in tile lungs. It increases by millions and produces small raised spots called tubercles. Tuberculosis symptoms:Loss of power, color and weight:    Tuberculosis may…

Hair Loss & Hair Regrowth Remedies

Home Hair Remedy For Hair Loss 1: This home hair remedy is an excellent maceration to stop hair loss and stimulate new growth.20 grams Boxwood leaves20 grams Rosemary leaves50 grams Burdock roots50 grams Nasturtium seeds50 grams zesty Nettle leaves50 grams Thyme leavesPut five tablespoons of the above mix in a non-metallic, heat-resistant pot. Pour three…

Brain Tumors in Dogs and Cats

Though relatively uncommon, a brain tumor has always made a grim prognosis for any unfortunate animal that is diagnosed with one. Traditionally they were often assumed but seldom confirmed, but since MRI and CT scanning has become more mainstream they can be diagnosed correctly. Here we discuss the different types of brain tumor that affect…

Pneumonia: Easy Steps to Control Lung Inflammation & Aids

KNOWING PNEUMONIA Pneumonia refers to lung inflammation. There are 50 such lung inflammatory ailments. During such situations, the lungs inevitably experience build up of fluids. Several micro-organisms cause pneumonia. Pneumonic inflammation of the lungs occurs due to collection of cellular wastes and blood cells within the air sacs within the lungs. Such pneumonic inflammation creates…

Infection of the Pleura: What is a Drainage Kit?

Infection of the pleura can sometimes lead to an excess of fluid or air build-up in the pleural cavity. A chest tube/drainage kit is used to remove the build up from the body and promote healing.  In order to understand how a drainage kit works, it helps to have a mind’s-eye picture of the pleura…

How Long Is Bronchitis Contagious?

Bronchitis is as a result of inflammation of the medium sized airways by pathogens.  Another cause of bronchitis is inhaling dangerous fumes and smoking.  Bronchitis caused by inhaling harmful substances and smoking is not contagious.  Bronchitis is as a result of pathogens is very contagious.  This is especially viral bronchitis infection.  How long bronchitis is…

Shoulder Pain, Injury and Treatment

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports shoulder pain afflicts nearly 1 in 10 people. Shoulders have a range of motion greater than any other human joint. It is no wonder they are frequently injured! Shoulder Injuries: As a personal injury attorney, I represent clients who have suffered serious shoulder injuries and broken bones…

Stress Fractures

Many athletes, or just normal people that work out regularly, can end up with a stress fracture, and not even know how it was caused. Many of these people have no recollection of an injury or accident that could have brought on the stress fracture; it just starts hurting one day, and gets exponentially worse.…

Car Accident Shoulder Injuries – What You Must Know

Shoulder injuries in a car accident are common. They are caused mostly by the jerking movements that occur in an accident and may be further aggravated by seat belt shoulder straps. Shoulder injuries may also be related to neck injuries. Understanding more about shoulder injuries will allow you to recognize them quickly and seek treatment…