Medical Articles

Information of Very Rare Blood Diseases

Being diagnosed with one of many very rare blood diseases can be scary and confusing. So much information is put into terms that is difficult to understand, which can leave you feeling lost and alone. But there are web sites that can help you to better understand your condition, and many that offer positive support…

Heart Disease Type Symptoms to Watch Out For

People sometimes ignore or fail to notice the heart disease type symptoms. They shrug them off, thinking it is nothing. Some of the things that can lead to the development of age-related cardiovascular diseases are asymptomatic. In other words, there is not a single symptom. For example, high blood pressure is sometimes called the silent…

Secrets of the Heart

In the last two issues of the newsletter, we’ve discussed the anatomy of the heart and the things that can go wrong with the heart. (If you have not read them yet, it would be helpful, but not essential, before reading on.) In this issue, we’re going to conclude our series by examining how your…

How to Survive a Heart Attack

Most heart attacks start slowly, with mild pain or discomfort. Common symptoms of a heart attack are: – Chest pain that does not clear up after resting or taking angina medications. Most heart attacks involve discomfort in the center of the chest that lasts more than a few minutes, or that goes away and comes…

The Link Between Heart Disease and Cholesterol

Did the blood tests recommended by your doctor show that you have high cholesterol or triglyceride levels? Do you have poor diet and exercise habits that have resulted in weight gain? If so, you may be at risk for heart disease. What do you do? You should develop a healthy lifestyle that includes appropriate weight…

Are Ghosts Real

Ghosts are different things depending on who you ask. While 32% of Americans believe in ghosts, according to a 2005 Gallup poll, there is a divergence of opinion as to what constitutes a ghost. Parapsychologists are in favor of the term, apparition, because it’s purportedly more precise. An apparition is considered immaterial, but it can…

Topping Trees

Topping is the worst thing you can do to a tree. When I was in Hawaii working for companies that topped trees I remember customers asking me if it was necessary to be so drastic with the trees. Since I no longer work for those companies I can be less evasive and say, no. I…

Influenza and the Risk of Viral Pneumonia

Influenza, commonly known as “the flu”, is an infectious disease generally caused by viruses. The viruses responsible for causing the flu during viral outbreaks are very contagious and they can easily be contracted by entering in contact with infected people. Flu viruses are airborne and they can be transmitted through coughing, sneezing or simply by…

Colloidal Silver-The Amazing Alternative to Antibiotics

Colloidal silver is known for its medicinal properties since ancient times. It is making a comeback and this is hardly surprising because this amazingly versatile and safe substance is considered to be the strongest broad-spectrum antibiotic currently known. Its low cost production and shorter delivery time has added to its popularity. No wonder that many…

Symptoms of Gallbladder Problems

If you’ve started to experience pain and think it may be gallbladders disease then it is important you learn about the symptoms and signs so you can be sure that the symptoms you are experience are in fact due to a gallbladder problem. Gallbladder symptoms can be easily confused for heartburn or indigestion. This is…

Forms and Types of Bronchitis

Bronchitis is a common respiratory disease that involves inflammation and often infection of the bronchial mucosal membranes. The symptoms generated by bronchitis vary according to the causes and the seriousness of the disease. Judging by the intensity and the duration of the disease, bronchitis can be either acute or chronic. Acute bronchitis has a rapid…

Sudden Shoulder Pain Causes

Working for long hours suddenly you shoulder snap, pain starts to grow in your shoulder. Every now and then you feel a sudden shoulder pain. Not only does it bother you but you’re not able to work your best because of the pain. There are several reasons why we have such sudden inflammation after long…

Typical Construction Site Accidents

Construction site injuries vary greatly based on the type of work being performed and the circumstances surrounding the environment and the individual affected. Although many construction injuries are minor, serious consequences must not be overlooked. Traumatic injuries and even death may result form the negligence of coworkers, the failure to follow established safety procedures, or…

Are You a Fracture Waiting to Happen?

When it comes to osteoporosis, do you know the score? If you or a loved one is over 45, then you should know what a “DEXA” is, and how to read one. It’s important to understand that most people who have osteoporosis won’t ever know it before fracturing a bone. Not even an x-ray done…