Medical Articles

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…

High School Sports Injuries – Growth Plate Fractures

Did you know that the millions of high school athletes experience injuries at roughly the same rate that professional athletes do? The difference is that the most common injuries tend to be different for the younger athletes. One of the most prevalent ones among high school participants in sports are growth plate injuries. In the…

Types of and Causes of Cerebral Palsy

 Cerebral   palsy  is not a disease it is a condition.  Cerebral  refers to the brain and  palsy  means weakness or lack of muscle control. In addition,  cerebral   palsy  is not a single problem, but a complex disease in which virtually all brain cell types could need repair. Approximately 90 percent of all cases are caused…

Are You The Victim of a Spine Injury?

People often think a spine injury immediately means paralysis, but that is not the case. Only if the spinal cord is damaged will paralysis be the probable result. Even a broken back does not necessarily lead to paralysis, although fracturing the back is still very serious. Soft tissue spine injuries that do not include a…

Cold Sore Home Remedy

Is there a cold sore home remedy that really works? Curing cold sores is difficult if not next to impossible and no treatment works for everyone. For example one person will have good results with a cold sore home remedy while another person will not. One cold sore home remedy is to try and dry…

What is Medical Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a very old Chinese medical art. It is a technique of inserting and manipulating fine needles into specific points on the body with the aim of relieving pain and for therapeutic purpose. There are many approaches to learning and practicing it. Medical acupuncture is the term used to describe acupuncture performed by a…

Instant Sciatica Relief Strategies Anyone Can Use!

Finding Relief from Sciatica Finding relief from sciatica can be a challenge. Sciatica pain, at its extreme can be burning sensation which radiates down the back of the leg, making it difficult to move. Many health practitioners believe finding pain relief for sciatica should be the first priority in a patient’s treatment. Movement helps to…

Healthy Tips For Diabetes

Diabetes is a very serious health concern for many people who are diagnosed with this disease. Statistics indicate that diabetes is surging in the US due to many factors. By 2050 diabetes can affect as much as 30% of the population. At present, over 20 million Americans have diabetes and millions remain unaware that they…