Medical Articles

Heart Monitors and How They Work

Holter Monitors Holter monitors continuously record your heart's activity. These monitors may either be wired or wireless. Wired monitors connect to cathodes on your chest via small wires and record your heart's activity for 24 to 48 hours. Wireless monitors also require chest cathodes, but communicate information wirelessly. A patient can wear a wireless monitor…

Tumors in Tropical Fish

Tropical fish are like other species in many respects, and that includes the fact that they have diseases or disorders that may resemble those of other animals, but are specific to the fish themselves. One good example is tumors. Just as humans, cats or dogs may get cancer or other types of tumors, so can…

Pneumonia – Diseases

Pneumonia is not a specific disease. It is a general term for several kinds of inflammation of the lungs. Pneumonia is usually caused by a bacterial or viral infection, but it can also be caused by chemical damage to the lungs from inhaling a poisonous gas such as chlorine. The pneumonia, or lung infection, can…

Is There A Treatment For Chronic Bronchitis

"Is There A Treatment For Chronic Bronchitis" this question is nagging you when there is uncertainty and doubt. For some individuals, bronchitis happens often. This is what is called chronic bronchitis. In these individuals, the bronchitis may not go away, but may lessen in its severity. When this happens, individuals need to be aware of…

Mesothelioma Lawsuit

People suffering from Mesothelioma are provided with the legal right by Maryland law to file a Mesothelioma lawsuit. Mesothelioma is a rare cancer that happens because of asbestos exposure. You are much more susceptible to this illness if you’ve worked wherever the chance of inhaling asbestos debris was high. For those who have been diagnosed…

Arthritis, Osteoarthritis and Hip Dysplasia

Arthritis is defined as a sub-inflammatory disease of the joint. This can occur on the following occasions: luxation (dislocation), distortion (strain), contusion (bruise), infection (after injury, after tick bites or by inflammation in the body via the bloodstream), allergies or introxication, infections (eg flu -like infections with limb pain) or metabolic waste products (uric acid).…

1967 GTO For Sale

The Pontiac division of General Motors introduced the GTO (Gran Turismo Omologato) in 1964. The GTO survived a relatively brief but eventful span that included 11 model years and 3 vehicle generations. GM did indeed manage to re-launch the Pontiac GTO in 2004 through Holden, an Australian subsidiary, but that adjusted to an uninspired three-year…

Natural Supplements for Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

Shingles strikes some 850,000 Americans each year. It can appear at any age, but is most common in people over the age of fifty, when the immune function naturally begins to decline as a result of aging. Shingles is a disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which happens to be the same virus that causes…

Sleep Apnea – Is There a Cure?

If you're wondering whether there's a cure for sleep apnea, you probably already suspect that you or someone you know is suffering from the condition. Often signified by chronic snoring or gasping for air while sleep, sleep apnea is often an annoyance to both the person who suffers it and their sleeping partner. In fact,…

Acidic Foods – 5 Acidic Foods to Avoid

Eating healthy in this day and age can indeed be quite difficult with all of the temptation that is out there today, but it is having the determination and the will-power to stick to it that will see you through. As mentioned in the title of this article, there are five types of acidic foods…

Is Sugar Making You Fat?

The study of weight gain, weight loss and obesity is a mine-field of junk science, uninformed opinions and scams. The amount of misinformation is overwhelming. You have to skillfully identify reliable sources and untainted studies. The common belief that people get fat mainly because they eat too much is today facing a strong challenge, backed…