Medical Articles

Stroke: A Worldwide Concern

According to the World Health Organization, 15 million people die worldwide of Stroke. Of these, 5 million die and another 5 million are permanently disabled. In Europe, an average of 650,000 stroke-related deaths is recorded each year. In recent reports, incidence of stroke has considerably decreased over the past few years. This has been attributed…

Facts About Insomnia

There are several symptoms that may indicate that you are suffering from insomnia. Do you find it difficult to concentrate on work during the day? Are you experiencing daytime irritability, fatigue, or drowsiness? Do you wake up too early in the morning? Do you rely on alcohol or sleeping pills to get your sleep at…

Mass Shootings and Mental Health

Mass shootings occur with such frequency that the American public is becoming numb to them. In this piece I will be talking about mass shootings and mental illness. Acts of terrorism such as in Paris or San Bernardino are acts of religious zealotry and do not belong in this discussion. Mass shooting is defined as…

Chronic Daily Headache Treatment

Chronic headache treatment is possible as there are a variety of preventive medications available. Here are the medications your doctor may recommend. Antidepressants Antidepressants such as Amitriptyline (Aventyl), nortriptyline (Pamelor) and other tricyclic antidepressants are the most widely used treatments for all forms of these headaches. These medications are valuable because they also help treat…

Hamster Hair Loss

Please note that the author is not a veterinarian. Please consult your vet for any medical advice about your pet. Growing up, a sense of wonder at nature and a love for animals was instilled in us. A normal weekend was spent at Elachee Nature Center in Oakwood, GA learning about the climate that controlled…

Effective Home Remedies for Swimmers Ear That Work

Swimmer’s ear or otitis externa is a painful infection of the outer ear and the canal. It affects people of all age-groups especially in summers when one goes for swimming. Therefore the disorder is also called swimmer’s ear. Our canal is cylindrical in shape and extends right from the outer ear to the eardrum. The…

Working With The Disabled

Since Congress passed the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990, people who previously had limited or no access to public places now move about with a degree of ease in the workplace. While these people have their challenges with sight, hearing or movement, those who work with them are often confused about how to interact…

Phone Chat Personals – How to Sound Sexy

When people think of a sexy voice on phone chat or dating lines, they may envision a young, curvy lady speaking slowly with bass-like vocals similar to Natasha from the Rocky and Bullwinkle cartoons. Men may try to go for a deep baritone like late soul crooner Barry White. While some people find these types…

An Overview Of The Citroen Dispatch Van

The 2007 Citroen Dispatch is better in every aspect than its predecessor. It is capable of carrying heavier loads, has an option of two wheelbases and two roof heights giving three cargo volumes. The Dispatch is now a noteworthy contender along with the large medium vans such Renault Traffic and Volkswagen Transporter. Citroen Dispatch boasts…

Digital Hearing Aids – The New Hearing Aid Technology

Hearing aid technology is ever-improving. The first form of hearing assistance that was effective to some degree was in the form of ram horn shaped amplifier used in Europe. This material was the predecessor for hearing technology which we have today. Even earlier than that, the first forms of hearing assistance were wooden ears that…

Childhood Speech Dysfluency

Stuttering, or stammering as it is more often called in Europe, is one of the most common childhood speech disorders. It is lumped into the broader category of speech dysfluency. Normal speech dysfluency tends to be differentiated from stuttering in that it is less frequent, less bothersome to children, and less likely to be associated…

The 7 Causes of Reading Difficulty and Dyslexia

Reading is a neurological process performed by the brain. When a child finds learning to read hard, the reason almost always lies in the mechanics of this neurological process. By understanding the process, how it can go wrong and the symptoms of each potential problem, it is far easier to understand the situation and fix…