Medical Articles

Scleroderma – Autoimmune Disease

Scleroderma is said to be an autoimmune disease in which an individual’s immune system goes berserk and responds dramatically against its own cells or tissues. In other words, the body’s own cells are attacked, with the immune system thinking there is an intruder present. Localized kinds of Scleroderma are limited to the skin and do…

5 Tips to Avoid Swollen Feet on an Airplane

It is fairly common to have your feet and ankles swell during long airline flights. It’s an uncomfortable and sometimes painful side effect of sitting for long periods in a cramped airplane seat. The swelling or   edema  is caused mainly because of inactivity. When a person walks, the contraction of the muscles in the legs…

Knowing Cholesterol and Its 5 Main Functions

What is cholesterol, where it comes from, what is bad and what is good about cholesterol. The word “cholesterol” can refer either to the cholesterol found in the body itself (blood cholesterol) or the cholesterol found in food (dietary cholesterol). Cholesterol is a fat-like substance that is important for a healthy body because it is…

Shakeology – Benefits and Costs

As well as helping the body, Shakeology likewise enhances the mind. Customers of Shakeology stated that they feel more youthful, both mentally and physically. It improves mental clarity, focus, endurance, and energy. Users also noted a feeling of being rested and full of energy. Another advantage which this shake offers is enhanced digestive function and…

Knowing the 9 Signs of a Heart Attack

If you are concerned about suffering from a heart attack, or if heart disease runs within your family, it is best to know beforehand which signs and symptoms all pinpoint to an impending heart attack. 1. First off, the most common sign is chest pain. Many people who have suffered from heart attack almost always…

Growth Hormone Effects

 Growth  hormone effects vary widely. According to history, centuries ago, explorer Ponce de Leon sought in vain for a Fountain of Youth. Even today, consumers browse the shops, browse through a wave of television commercials, internet radio, and surf the Internet for an elixir to help maintain a lean, strong and wrinkle-free skin. Some sellers…

What Are Symptoms Of Fibroid Tumors?

The symptoms of fibroid tumors can vary greatly depending on their type and location in your body. The size of them will also effect the symptoms that you experience. Fortunately most of these types of tumors are benign (non-cancerous), but they can start interfering with your life. Since these can grow the whole time you…

Symptoms Of Autoimmune Thyroid Disorders

An autoimmune disease refers to a condition where in the body’s defense mechanism cannot distinguish between the cells and tissues of the body and foreign cells. As a result the defense mechanism attacks the body’s tissues and cells. When it comes to autoimmune thyroid disorders, the antibodies in the body attack the thyroid gland. This…

Anxiety Attack – Chest Pain Symptoms

Because anxiety attack and chest pain symptoms can be so similar they are often confused. There are important differences between anxiety attacks (i.e. panic attacks) and heart attacks. Chest pains can be shared between the two and is often the reason they are confused. This article will focus on anxiety attack and chest pain symptoms…

Home Made Peter Pan Costume

Peter pan is a playful Disney channel character that does not want to become adult and teaches 3 darling children namely Michael, John and Wendy how to fly. This costume is small green tunic with hem, green tights, and brown belt keeping a hold on dagger, soft brown shoes and hat with red feather. Not…

Bronchitis

Millions of people suffer from bronchitis. It is nothing new, and you are not particularly special because you are one of them. Many people suffer from bronchitis every time (or nearly every time) they have any type of cold. In fact, almost everyone suffers from bronchitis at least once in their lifetimes. Most times bronchitis…

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD) is a group of disorders that shares a common theme: misalignment of the joint that connectsthe upper and lower jaw. This joint allows your upper and lower jaws to move up and down, from side to side, and back and forth. Muscles attached to the jaw position the jaw in various positions…