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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…

Hispanics and Obesity – The Worrying Truth

What is the link between Hispanics and  obesity ? Are people of Hispanic origin more prone to  obesity  than others? Respected Hispanic trend watcher Jaun G Tornoe feels there is enough anecdotal and scientific data supporting the link between Hispanics and  obesity  to raise warning flags… One of the culprits he identifies is the huge choice…

I Want What You Have!

“Our envy of others devours us most of all.” – Alexander Solzhenitsyn The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines envy as “painful or resentful awareness of an advantage enjoyed by another joined with a desire to possess the same advantage.” With the economy in turmoil, with folks losing their jobs or full-time status, with bankruptcies and foreclosures on…

Natural Remedies for Skin Rash For You

A skin rash can be caused by many different things ranging from allergies and stress to an illness of sorts. Today we will take a look at some natural remedies for skin rash to get you on your way and free from itching and irritation. Below I will go through a few of the best…

Toenail Fungus Cure and Preventions

Toenail  fungus  cure can be done in according to the medications given by the doctor. Some doctors may prescribe the following drugs, o Sporonox o Diflucan o Fulvicin o Lamisil But these drugs may produce some side effects such as stomach problems, pain in head and damage to liver. If we mix this with some…

Living With a Shrimp Allergy

A Shrimp allergy is not necessarily something you are born with. In fact, many people don’t develop an allergy to shrimp (or shellfish) until they are well past maturity. Some people have a shrimp allergy while others may have an allergy to the all crustaceans. There are also those that do not discover their allergy…

Adverse Side Effects of Using Central Nervous System Stimulants

Methylphenidate (MPH) is a central nervous system stimulant, which affects chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control. Hence, this is used in the treatment of Attention-Deficit Hyperacitivity Disorder (ADHD), depression, lethargy, obesity, and other psychiatric disorders like obsessive-compulsive disorder. Many people, particularly teens think that MPH is safe or…

How to Overcome Depression And Lead A Happy Life

Suffering from  depression  can be a very painful and disastrous experience. Your whole life may turn upside down. Your outlook of life will become very negative and it is tough to go through life like this. So you should try to learn how to overcome  depression  and start leading a better life. Here are simple…