Medical Articles

Acid Reflux Chokes Me Awake At Night

Acid reflux has forced me to suddenly wake up countless times, in a state of panic, choking on my own acid and gasping for breath. Nothing can really describe the burning bile feeling, or the taste it leaves in your mouth as you try not to gag and throw-up. I have had to stick a…

Trigger Point Therapy

Introduction Medical massage therapy procedure consists of mobilization of skin, fascia and muscular tissue, trigger point therapy, and post-isometric relaxation techniques. Each of these modalities is equally important in order to reach rapid and sustained results. For decades, massive utilization of medical massage has proven to be a safe and very effective method of treatment…

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…

What Causes Shortness of Breath?

Shortness of breath is also known as Dyspnea which is one of the scariest conditions that happens to human beings. Shortness of breath occurs if you cannot get enough air inside the lungs. If it occurs in severe condition, then it is recommended to consult with your doctor as early as possible. Shortness of breath…

KSM-66 Ashwagandha – Health Benefits

Ashwagandha, a herb, finds extensive usage in Ayurvedic medicine. It is popularly known as Indian Ginseng. However, KSM-66 Ashwagandha is not related to ginseng in any way. Ashwagandha is comprised of two Sanskrit words, “ashwa” meaning “horse” and “gandha” meaning “smell”. These words throw light on the properties of the herb. It works as a…

How to Care For Cambria Orchids

Bringing plants indoors is a wonderful way to add natural appeal to any space. However, taking care of potted plants can often be quite a challenge. This is why horticulturists have developed hybrid species such as Cambria orchids. This handsome man-made bloom boasts bold beautiful colors and sweet speckles that make it easy to look…

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…

Treating Hypothyroidism With Synthroid

Synthroid is a brand name for levothyroxine, a synthetic thyroid hormone responsible for bodies metabolism. Synthroid is given as a treatment for hypothyroidism, which is a disorder whereby the thyroid gland has stopped producing enough thyroid hormone. This condition causes the body’s rate of metabolism to drop, with resulting negative effects on its reproductive system.…

Treating Mononucleosis Naturally

In the majority of mono infections, drugs will be of little use. Doctors may prescribe drugs that mask your symptoms temporarily but do nothing to get rid of the virus. Fortunately treating mononucleosis naturally can have excellent results in relieving symptoms and stopping the virus from relapsing. Let’s have a look at the most popular…

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae – Who Are They?

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae are common names associated with federal lending and home loans. They have offerings that stem from no down payment home loans to helping dislocated residents of disaster areas, to providing assistance to the elderly. If you are any age and are considering a home loan, you’re struggling with…

Extra Bones in the Human Foot – A Common Finding

Extra foot bones? The truth is, some people do have extra bones in their feet. Most of the time, one would never notice that they had these extra bones present in their feet. Usually smaller than an almond and well hidden in the depth of the foot, these small bones are called accessory ossicles (although…