Medical Articles

Osteoporosis – Why Is It Important

Osteoporosis is a chronic condition of the bone where the bone mineral density is lower and the micro-structure of the bone is disordered making the bone weaker. Osteopenia is a thinning of the bone, but not severe enough to meet the criteria for osteoporosis. Bones which have lost their mineral density are at higher risk…

Cerebral Palsy in Personal Injury Cases

Cerebral palsy is an umbrella term that covers a variety of brain and nervous system disorders that cause limitations to movement. These limitations can affect the person’s ability to speak clearly and sometimes results in the inability to walk. Some of the different types of cerebral palsy include spastic, hypotonic, dyskinetic, and ataxic. Spastic is…

Paralysis of Analysis

Friday I had a meeting with a physician that I have met with numerous times over the last few years. He knows he has a problem, but can not get past the fact that he has spent a very large amount of money on an existing software that has EMR / EHR and practice management…

What Are the Symptoms of a Hiatal Hernia?

A hiatal hernia is an extremely unpleasant and uncomfortable health complaint, and as any sufferer will be quick to inform you, it can and will have a significantly detrimental effect on their quality of life. A hiatal hernia occurs whenever a small portion of the stomach ends up pressing against the diaphragm of the person…

Why Should I Choose Back Surgery?

The success rate for has risen in recent years, making it a much more preferable treatment than it was 20 or 30 years ago. With the advancement in both the tools used and the technical skill of the physicians, patients can choose with much more confidence than before. Both the diagnostic measures and the surgical…

Herpes Zoster – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Herpes zoster, also known as ‘shingles’, is a syndrome characterized by a painful, unilateral vesicular rash, usually restricted to the skin area supplied by a particular nerve. Herpes zoster is usually caused by a reactivation of the chicken-pox virus, which lies dormant in the spinal dorsal root ganglia. Common symptoms include pain in a particular…

Penis Pain: Is It Pudendal Nerve Entrapment?

Men can be tough about a lot of things, but no guy really enjoys experiencing penis pain, no matter how manly he may be. One source of penis pain is called pudendal nerve entrapment (or PNE for short), and it can be both painful and inconveniencing. Men who are interested in maintaining their penis health…

Remedies for Sore Throat

Sore throat mainly occurs due to ill effects of weather change or consumption of some wrong kind of food. People allergic to a particular type of food also get sore throat if they consume it by chance. Sore throat is mainly an outcome of common seasonal cold or flu. The organ called pharynx situated in…

Who Else Wants Tonsillolith Treatment?

If you see a white or yellowish lump in the rear back of your mouth, you will most likely see a doctor right away. Some doctors will mistakenly think that you have a tonsil inflammation or tonsillitis. This lump is actually not an infection but debris composed of various matters such as mucous, sulfur producing…

Pathological Eating Disorders and Poly-Behavioral Addiction

When considering that pathological eating disorders and their related diseases now afflict more people globally than malnutrition, some experts in the medical field are presently purporting that the world’s number one health problem is no longer heart disease or cancer, but obesity. According to the World Health Organization (June, 2005), “obesity has reached epidemic proportions…

What Are the Main Causes of Diabetes?

Research into diabetes is increasing all the time. Despite this no one actually knows what specifically causes diabetes. This has led to a number of rumours circulating some which are partially true and others which hold no truth at all. In this article I will be discussing what is known about the causes of diabetes.…

3 Causes of Obesity in Young Children

Obesity in young children is a major health problem in our society today. It not only affects young children but teens and adults too. Statistics show that one out of every five children is obese. Within the last thirty years this has doubled and seems to be getting worse. This article will look at three…

Treat Rash With Home Remedies

Skin inflammation is the sign for skin or body rashes. During rashes there is a change in the color and the texture of the affected area that is easily visible. This occurs due to some kind of irritation, disease or even due to an allergic reaction occurring as a result of certain chemical reactions, foods,…

The Facts About Herpes Simplex 1

Herpes Simplex 1 is a type that is commonly referred to as cold sores. They appear on the face, especially around the lips. Do not let the location of it fool you though as Herpes Simplex 1 on the face is just the same as what you find on the genitals with Herpes Simplex 2.…