Medical Articles

The Truth About Genital Herpes

Genital Herpes is a misunderstood illness, and I hope to dispel some myths with the publication of this article. Perhaps the first thing to note is that the majority of people are infected with one strain of herpes – HSV 1, also known as the common cold sore! Of course it has less of a…

What Causes TMJ Dysfunction?

TMJ Dysfunction is a common, often misdiagnosed pathology and is often called “The Great Impostor” because of the many symptoms that can arise it. TMJ Dysfunction (or TMD) is the general term for the symptoms of abnormal joint function. Some TMJ symptoms include: ringing of the ears Tinnitus headaches facial and muscle pain popping or…

Shoulder Injuries in Sportsmen in India

The shoulder joint is one of the five major areas of the body involved in sports injuries. Sportsmen who over use the shoulder in throwing or overhead activities as in cricket bowlers, volleyball, Javelin throw, after a fall, gymnasts are all at risk of developing shoulder injuries. It can be injured to falls on the…

Restoring Bone Density

It wasn’t until 2004, when the then U.S Surgeon General Richard Carmona, warned about the dangers of osteoporosis, that this disease was being given some much needed attention. More than 44 million Americans at that time were affected by osteoporosis, and there were nearly 300,000 hospitalizations because of this condition. The statistics show that the…

Cerebral Palsy Malpractice Litigation

Medical malpractice results when a health care professional breaches a standard of medical care established in a community, and his negligence causes an injury to the patient. During the birthing process a doctor's mistake can have particularly harmful effects on the newborn, one of which is cerebral palsy. The doctor's deviation may give rise to…

Alien Abduction Or Sleep Paralysis?

Since the first reported alien abduction in 1957 by Antonio Villas Boas there have been a number of others that have also claimed to have been abducted. Their stories are remarkably similar. They wake up and find themselves paralyzed, unable to move or cry out for help. They see flashing lights and hear buzzing sounds.…

Alginic Acid, GERD and Hiatal Hernia – The Link

Do you sometimes experience a sharp cramp-like pain just below the rib cage? You may or may not know that you have a hiatal hernia. Do you often have sleepless nights with heartburn and indigestion? GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) may be your problem. Alginic acid is a compound usually extracted from seaweed and added to…

Is It Necessary to Have Spinal Surgery?

There are a number of reasons that means that spinal surgery is the only option available for some patients. It is possible to deal with back pain using other methods but there are some cases when spinal surgery is necessary. There are two types of spine surgeries: open spine surgery and minimal invasive spine surgery.…

Trigeminal Neuralgia – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Trigeminal neuralgia (TN), also called tic douloureux, is pain in the trigeminal nerve, which carries sensation from the face to the brain. The pain is felt in the areas supplied by the trigeminal nerve, including the cheek, jaw, teeth, gums, lips or less often the eye and forehead. This pain may range from occasional twinges…

How to Ease the Sciatic Nerve Pain

Do you know what is the feeling of sciatic nerve pain? Did you ever feel an ache so strong that it was very difficult for you to stand up? Often people experience an unbearable pain just doing something very simple and they don’t know why. When this happens, the most probable diagnosis is that of…

Help For a Sore Throat

When you have a sore throat, it hurts to talk. It hurts to swallow. Your throat feels tight and you feel miserable. A sore throat is more likely to send you to the doctor than a cold. However, if you do go to the doctor with a sore throat you may not receive a proper…

Tonsil Stones – When Do You Need Antibiotics?

Tonsils are not unwanted as they are not only good but also serve various necessary immunological functions. They protect our body from particular diseases that there is no need to remove them unless and until they create serious problems in us. They can range from smaller sized stones which might not be visible to naked…

Why Should You Take an Enzyme Supplement?

Enzymes are actually protein chemicals that carry a significant energy factor required for each chemical reaction and action that takes place in your body. Every body tissue, organ, as well as all “100 trillion” cells depend on the metabolic enzymes reaction and energy factor. Simply put, enzymes turn your food into energy then release this…

Type 2 Diabetes – What Foods Should A Diabetic Eat?

Although people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes do have foods they should avoid, there is a massive amount of foods that are allowed. The best choices are the foods lowest in carbohydrate. While eating the right balance of healthy foods is important, it’s also vitally important for Type 2 diabetics to: maintain as near-normal a…