Medical Articles

Is Your Dog's Diet Making Them Sick?

While having your dog throw up in front of you may cause you to be concerned, there is usually a reason that is common and natural for most dogs. Dogs will eat grass from time to time and this causes their stomachs to become upset, thus they will vomit. If your dog does this every…

Poison Awareness

As a fellow dog enthusiast I am sure you are aware that one of the most direct routes to winning a dog’s heart is through his stomach. I believe most of you will also agree that dogs use their mouths to investigate the world around them – tasting, chewing and often consuming the interesting things…

Eczema Causes – Why Do People Have Eczema?

Eczema, which looks like dermatitis or inflammation on the skin, is characterized by swollen, itchy and reddened skin. The look of it in a severe case can be scary. The causes of this syndrome can vary between a number of health conditions like allergies, stress (physical and / or mental), over using artificial substances in…

Symptoms of Lupus

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that mainly effects women aged 15 to 44. However, anyone can be struck with this ailment. It isn’t contagious and develops when a person’s immune system cannot fight off foreign invaders. There are many symptoms of Lupus. Extreme fatigue is the most common symptom. There is also a butterfly shaped…

The Anatomy of the Heart

Why talk about the heart from a medical point of view? How boring, unless you’re a doctor that is. Right? Not necessarily. By looking at the basic anatomy and physiology of the heart from a doctor’s perspective, we gain a unique privilege. We get to evaluate that perspective. Once we understand the underlying basis of…

Junk Food Impact on Health

The famous microbiologist Dr. Michael F. Jacobson coined the phrase “Junk Food” in 1972 to describe unhealthy or non-nutritious food. It contains little or zero nutritious value to the diet – too much unnecessary calories and fat which are useless and harmful to human health. Junk food has been a part of the American society…

Cholesterol’s Correlation to Heart Disease

Is there a cholesterol correlation to heart disease? Most research seems to confirm this claim. After all heart disease is caused by plaque deposits in the arteries, made up or cholesterol, dead cells, and calcium. If not addressed plaque deposits will continue to accumulate causing the arteries to become less flexible and reducing blood flow…

Clinical Examination in Respiratory Disorders

Cough with or without expectoration, chest pain, dyspnea and hemoptysis are the most frequent respiratory symptoms. Cough with expectoration is a prominent symptom in inflammatory lesions such as bronchitis and pneumonia or in irritative and allergic lesions of the respiratory tract. Pharyngitis, laryngitis, tracheitis and early stages of bronchitis give rise to cough without expectoration.…

Starting Dreadlocks: What Method Is Best for You?

There are a variety of methods used to start dreadlocks. The method and size selected mostly depends on the texture and length of the hair. Other variables that affect the lock starting technique include hair’s thickness, fullness, and versatility desired. The methods discussed in the article give you insight into the most popular methods used…

Alternative Treatment of Brain Tumor – The Banerji Protocol of Treatment

Dr. Prasanta Banerji and Dr. Pratip Banerji of the Prasanta Banerji Homeopathic Research Foundation, Kolkata, India (PBHRF), have pioneered in evolving an unique system of treatment in Homeopathy, where specific medicines are administered for specific diseases. This is something different from Classical Homeopathy. Diseases are diagnosed using latest technologies, and medicines are prescribed accordingly. Aptly…

Never Walk With Pneumonia – Treat It

You definitely have heard of Pneumonia. Long ago, it killed a lot of people. Thanks to technology, though, you can now prevent and treat the illness. But what about Walking Pneumonia? Have you heard of it? What is Walking Pneumonia? It is the common term used for the milder version of Pneumonia that usually does…