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Ovarian Cysts And Pregnancy: How To Tell The Difference

Confusing symptoms of ovarian cysts and those of pregnancy is not uncommon. Women who confuse these symptoms are not to blame since it is even possible to get a positive pregnancy test due to cysts on ovaries. Most of the symptoms associated with pregnancy such as delayed or missed periods, nausea, vomiting, bloated abdomen and…

Hepatitis – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver resulting in damage and destruction of the liver cells. Hepatitis can be either acute or chronic. Acute hepatitis is usually caused by viral infection, drug overdose or reaction, and exposure to chemicals. Hepatitis which persists longer than six months is termed as chronic hepatitis. Acute hepatitis usually results in…

Sarcoidosis Symptoms – The Danger Signs You Can’t Ignore

Sarcoid is considered an autoimmune disease whereby the body over-reacts to a trigger like a bacteria, virus (like Epstein Barr) or irritant. Sarcoidosis symptoms are due to the formation of “granulomas” or clumps of abnormal immune cells in the body. Sarcoidosis symptoms can vary between different people. In some people, symptoms are mild and go…

Unveiling the History and Myths of Ultrasonic Liposuction

Liposuction has evolved a great deal since surgeons originally used coarse curettage techniques to scrape away unwanted subcutaneous fat. Several sentinel modifications have occurred in recent decades to help produce better, safer surgical results. Included among the innovations are improved instrumentation, better patient selection and the incorporation of pre-aspiration wetting solutions. It was Yves Ilouz,…

Several Stomach Flu Symptoms

Stomach flu is also known as Gastroenteritis or stomach virus. Irritation of the stomach and the intestines is known as stomach flu. Generally within a couple of days this flu goes away on its own. Even though this condition is known as stomach flu, it is not caused because of the influenza virus. This strain…

10 Commandments For Kitchen Safety

“Nonna, can I please wash the dishes?” pleaded Ally, my eight-year-old granddaughter. Ally is like most kids, she loves to help in the kitchen. Although she’s eager to wash dishes , I’ll guarantee, that in four or five years the sight of dirty dishes won’t be so exciting. Today, helping to wash dishes is fun,…

What Causes Lower Left Side Back Pain?

Many people experience lower left side back pain, which can last for days, weeks or months at a time. Common symptoms may include localized pain below the ribs and around the side of the torso. In addition, lower left side back pain may be intermittent in frequency in which it is more tolerable during certain…

Peptic Ulcer – 10 Ways To Manage It

Different types of drugs are employed in the management of peptic ulcer. The different groups of drugs each play a specific role in the healing of the ulcer or in helping to reduce the secretion of gastric juices. Diet control and surgery can also be involved depending on the type and stage of the ulcer.…

Acid Reflux Diet And Breakfast

Acid reflux diet and breakfast is a dilemma for a number of reasons. With the frequency that people have reflux problems through the night while they are sleeping, chances are they are waking up with heartburn. And in that case, they are more likely to go eat antacids for breakfast, than they are food that…

Vitamin B12 Injection Side Effects – Common and Rare

Vitamin B12 injections, also known as cobalamin or cyanocobalamin injections, are administered to patients with deficiency of B12 and symptoms associated with the deficiency, such as fatigue and anemia. B12 injections are given to patients who have low resistance to diseases and remain sick from common illness for long period of time. Although it is…

Heart Saver CT – Screening For Heart Disease

The Heart Saver CT screening for heart disease (also known as the UltraFast CT or Calcium Scoring CT) has been available for about 10 years now. This study looks for calcified plaque in the arteries of the heart. Plaque, put simply, is the fatty, waxy type of substance produced by the liver that proceeds throughout…

STD’s, Cardiomyopathy and Wilt Chamberlain

He was the greatest basketball player and possibly the greatest athlete who ever lived. The 63-year-old Wilt Chamberlain was reported to have died of a heart attack, but that tells you nothing. You are supposed to ask why the world’s greatest athlete would die of a heart attack? He was born in 1936, in Philadelphia.…