Medical Articles

Best Heart Health Supplements

Millions are at risk from developing and dying from the most pervasive killer, heart disease. While more than 750,000 Americans die each year from one of the many types of this often silent disease, the most common form, known as coronary artery disease frequently results in narrowed arteries which become blocked by clots moving about…

Importance of Bhastrika and Kapalbhati Pranayama

Bhastrika and kapalbhati pranayama are both Yoga breathing exercises that can help the practitioner improve lung capacity and manage breathing conditions such as asthma. These breathing exercises are best used in the morning and both provide benefits that impact the entire body, resulting in more energy and better overall health. Kapalbhati pranayama helps the internal…

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer – (Stages 0-4)

After non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has been diagnosed in a patient it is given what is called a “stage.” This describes both the size of the tumor, and to what extent the tumor has spread within the body. Once diagnosed, a more accurate prognosis (life expectancy) of a patient can be given. There are…

New Information on Pneumonia Treatment and Prevention

If pneumonia gets complicated with empyema, abscess, then one might need surgical procedures such as: thoracotomy, thoracentesis. Chest tubes are needed to drain the infected fluid, they remain in place for 1-3 days and may perforate the diaphragm and accidentally injure the lung. Pneumonia prevention Avoid and treat colds and influenza as soon as possible…

Excessive Sweating and Fatigue

There are certain things in life and we need to maintain in order to have a healthy body and properly functioning mind. The sometimes, it is a natural attitude of people to neglect what is healthy because usually the things that are good for help are often times difficult to attain or it does not…

Issues in Diagnosing Acute Bronchitis

Acute bronchitis is a common respiratory disease that causes inflammation of the bronchial mucosal membranes. Unlike chronic forms of the disease, acute bronchitis has a rapid onset and generates more intense symptoms. However, acute bronchitis doesn’t have a recurrent character and thus its generated symptoms don’t persist in time. Due to the fact that the…

Symptoms of TMJ Disorders – Exposed

The Temporomandibular Joint is in itself a very complex bone formation, and as it is placed very close to some very vital organs like the eye, ear, tongue, neck, shoulder, etc. it leads to varied range of symptom when it stops functioning properly. Doctors who are not aware of the complications of the TMJ dysfunction…

The Nature of Cerebral Palsy

Though most people refer to cerebral palsy as a single condition, it is actually a condition that incorporates a number of different central nervous system disorders. Each case of this condition is unique and affects a person’s development in different ways. Because of the unique nature of this disorder, the care and therapy for this…

Narcolepsy and Sleep Paralysis – A Fishy Tale

There can not be many people who have not seen the film "Moby Dick", either in its original 1956 version with Gregory Peck, or the more recent 1998 television adaptation with Patrick Stewart. I'm sure too that many people will have read the book itself, written by Herman Melville way back in 1851. What you…

Symptoms of Kidney Cancer

The kidneys are extremely important organs that help to eliminate waste from the body. Any problem with the kidneys can be fatal for a person. It has been seen that kidney cancer is one of the most lethal diseases a person can suffer from. Therefore, it makes sense to educate yourself on the symptoms of…

Spinal Cord Injury & Liability

According to estimates by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every year 11,000 people suffer from a spinal cord injury. A spinal injury may occur after a blow to the spine damages the vertebrae. While spinal injury may result from a disease, oftentimes the injury occurs from a car accident, a fall, or…