Medical Articles

Truck Drivers Health And High Blood Pressure Concerns

High Blood Pressure is a major factor which affects truck drivers health. It can cost them their jobs or prevent them from being hired as truck drivers. It affects the heart, blood vessels, brain, kidneys and eyes. It can cause a heart attack, congestive heart failure or kidney failure. It can prevent a commercial truck…

Why I Love Chia Seeds

I first learned about chia seeds when I read the book “Born To Run” almost 10 years ago. The Tarahumara Indians used the seeds in a cocktail that allowed for what seemed like super-human strength and endurance. So how could you not want to give that a try, right? Not knowing too much about the…

Thoroughbred Racing – The Athleticism of Horse Jockeys

No athletes work harder than jockeys’ and few athletes are less understood. According to one study, which ranked sports according to the number of deaths per 1000 participants, thoroughbred horse racing is the most dangerous athletic activity, beating out skydiving, hang gliding, mountaineering, scuba, college football and boxing among others. In an average year, the…

What Does Personal Growth Mean to You?

Everyone defines Personal Growth in his or her own terms. It is amazing how many people refer to it as a journey, while others look at it as an evolution. A group of individuals and industry leaders have generously shared what personal growth means to them. There is so much wisdom in each and every…

Clinical Evidence For Glioblastoma Mutliforme Treatment Plans

A compilation of survivor stories for people with brain cancer and specifically GBMs. Most of the survivors listed used natural and/or homeopathic treatments. There are also stories of people who solely did traditional treatments-chemotherapy and radiation. Unfortunately, there are not too many survivors who used chemo and radiation that are more than five years out…

Chronic Sore Throat – Causes and Natural Treatment

Some people pick up a recurring sore throat, whilst others rarely or never succumb to this condition. Let’s have a look at some of the common causes of a persistent sore throat: Low immunity The resistance of your body to disease, can determine how often you get a recurring sore throat. If you have poor…

Be a Cynic When Choosing a Medical Clinic

So you’re in need of a medical clinic? It’s a broad term. What is it you are looking for? Below are several different types of medical clinics and descriptions of what each specializes in. When searching for a medical facility it is best to have all the information possible. Medical Clinic 1 The Urgent Care…

Penis Inflammation – Five Common Causes of a Swollen Manhood

Penis inflammation may be characterized by swelling, soreness, burning, itching and/or an unusual discharge. While many men find it difficult to talk to a medical professional about abnormalities of the penis, it is important to get the right treatment in order to prevent long-term problems. In order to assist men in understanding the potential causes…

Information on Tetanus

Tetanus is a potentially fatal disease: it acts very quickly and often kills before the body’s natural primary response can take place. There are about 1million cases of tetanus a year with between 300,000-500,000deaths. It is a global problem because tetanus spores, which cause the infection, are everywhere. However, due to vaccination programmes, tetanus is…

Reflux Esophagitis

The predominant presenting symptom of reflux is burning chest pain (heartburn) resulting from recurrent mucosal injury, frequently worse at night, when lying supine, or right after consumption of foods or drugs that diminish lower esophageal valve tone. Typical causes of reflux esophagitis are those problems that outcome in persistent or repetitive acid exposure towards the…

What’s the Best Way to Treat Glandular Fever?

Question: My niece has glandular fever. She can’t get out of bed for more than a couple of hours, and her throat is so swollen that she cannot swallow solids. She is in her last year at Cambridge University where she is predicted to get a first. What do you suggest? Answer: Glandular fever is…