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Understanding When Bronchitis Treatment is Necessary

Many patients who suffer from respiratory conditions are diagnosed with bronchitis. Bronchitis is a very common respiratory illness and it can occur in anyone, regardless of age. However, bronchitis has a higher incidence in smokers, people with respiratory insufficiency and people with weak immune system. The problem with bronchitis is that it generates symptoms that…

How Chiropractic Adjustments Work

Chiropractic Physicians are highly trained to detect and treat problems in the spinal joints and other joints of the body. When spinal bones become misaligned, they can also affect other tissues in and around the joints. This might include muscles, ligaments, nerves, discs and soft tissue. Misaligned joints are referred to by health care professionals…

Common Shoulder Problems

Basic Anatomy of Shoulder The shoulder is a ball and socket joint. It is made up of three bones: the upper arm bone (humerus), wing bone (scapula) and collarbone (clavicle). The shoulder ball fits into the small socket (glenoid) The glenoid is surrounded by a soft cartilage lip (labrum), which deepens the socket. The upper…

Health – What is Osteopenia?

Osteopenia is considered the first step along the road to osteoporosis, a serious condition in which bone density is extremely low. Osteopenia, if not treated, may result in osteoporosis. Osteopenia encompasses a wide range of fracture risks including age, bone mineral density, and clinical risk factors. Osteopenia, the milder bone-loss disease, is less well known…

How a Cerebral Palsy Attorney Can Help

Engaging a competent cerebral palsy attorney is essential if a child shows signs of lack of muscle control and movement and is diagnosed. In some cases a child might be inherently having this condition at the time of birth. But in most other cases, the reason is an injury caused to the child at the…

What's Your Paralysis?

What's keeping you powerless? Anything causing you to lose your ability to move or act as you'd like? What's holding you back from being the best you know you can be? Whatever is holding you back, I challenge you to join me as I set aside 1-hour a day to make my biggest setback (my…

How to Create a Good Hiatus Hernia Diet

A hiatus hernia (often called a hiatal hernia) occurs when part of the stomach or lower part of the esophagus that connects to the stomach pushes through the hiatus (hole) in the diaphragm into the chest cavity. The most common symptoms that result from a hiatal hernia are heartburn and chest pain. These symptoms are…

Pros and Cons of Osteoporosis Medications

When you are diagnosed with osteoporosis or at high risk, your doctor will prescribe medication for treatment or prevention. Are you getting the right medication for you? Factors you will want to consider are: Your doctor’s advice Side effects Does the drug have a good success record? How you prefer taking medication (pills, liquid, injections,…

Generally There Are Six Major Sciatica Causes

Sciatica applies to a group of symptoms that are generally caused by an ache in the lower back called a radiculopathy which occurs when a nerve root that is adjacent to the sciatic nerve is irritated or pressed together. A few different low back disorders can lead to sciatica. There are six major sciatica causes…

The Tonsils Disease

The Tonsillitis is the term used to refer to the inflamed Tonsils. This is a viral or a bacteria infection. In most cases, if the condition is caused by a viral infection, it resolves itself without any need for treatment. However, one needs to get adequate rest, pain medications as well as more fluids. The…

Natural Methods for Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome(IBS) is a functional disorder of the gastrointestinal tract, unrelated to any structural defects. It is characterized by the presence of some or all of the following symptoms: abdominal pain or distention, erratic frequency of bowel movements, constipation/diarrhea, abnormally large secretions of mucous from the colon, bloating, flatulence, nausea, anorexia, headaches and depression.…