Medical Articles

Food Poisoning – Protect Your Family

Food poisoning is a serious health risk. Even though US food supplies continue to be one of the world’s best regulated and safest, every year 76 million Americans suffer illnesses from the food they eat. The federal Centers for Disease Control, which monitors episodes of food borne illness, also reports that 300,000 people a year…

What Causes a Stomach Ulcer?

A stomach ulcer is a very painful and potentially fatal affection. Stomach ulcers are in fact holes in the stomach lining, causing severe pain and internal bleeding. If untreated, the hole can pass through the stomach lining and allow its corrosive contents to escape into the surrounding tissue. For a long time it was thought…

Heartburn Relief In Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be a wonderful time in a woman’s life, filled with expectation and promise as the body blooms before one’s very eyes. Expectant mothers are often pictured with a hand on the enlarged tummy, a head full of glossy hair, and bright, sparkling eyes. But the reality often can be much, much different. Hope…

Effective Solutions For Persistent Ringing in the Ear

A person having a persistent problem of sounds constantly ringing in the ears could have a variety of medical conditions the most notable of which is tinnitus. Tinnitus occurs when a person experiences a constant ringing or sound in the ears or elsewhere in the head. The two types of tinnitus include objective and subjective…

Who Should Have An Echocardiography

An Echocardiography is actually the Ultrasound of the Heart, this ultrasound produces sound waves and one can have moving picture of the heart. This procedure does not involve any radiations and it gives more detail than a X-ray. It is a good diagnostic tool for Valvular heart diseases, evaluating pumping function of the heart, i.e…

Ephedra – Uses and Administration Dose

Brigham tea, cao ma huang (Chinese ephedra), desert herb, desert tea, E. shennungiana, E. sinica, ephedrine, epitonin, joint fir, mahuang, mahuuanggen (root), Mexican tea, Mormon tea, muzei mu huang (Mongolian ephedra), popotillo, sea grape, squaw tea, teamster’s tea, yellow astringent, yellow horse, zhong ma huang Ephedra, or ephedrine, is derived from the crude extracts of…

Heart Surgery Recovery

Undergoing heart surgery can be likened to running a marathon without training. It has a huge impact not only on the body but also the mind and emotions. Heart surgery recovery time is different for everyone, but knowing what to expect during that period of recovery can help ease the worry and help give the…

Coronary Heart Disease

Know Thine Own Heart! Do you know your own heart? Many men and women will say ‘Yes’. So, we say chest pain, irregular heart beat, cold sweat, pain in the arm, and so on. It’s true, those are typical symptoms. But, do you know that those are the symptoms of a man’s heart attack! Women…

How to Survive a Heart Attack

Today more people are able to survive a  heart   attack  compared to 20-25 years ago, thanks to the medical community raising awareness about the causes of a  heart   attack  and how to prevent the causes of a  heart   attack . Licensed Medical Professionals that are faced with the emergency of a patient with a life threatening…

Your Weight And Heart Disease Prevention

Now more than ever there seems to be more emphasis on having the right weight and on being fit and healthy. The ironic part is that there are more overweight people today than in the previous decades. Many people are obsessed with losing weight and with looking good. There are those that are also interested…

How do Tattoos Work?

If you are going to have your first tattoo, you may wonder that how the tattoo process works. How can they put those beautiful arts on to your skin? Tattoos are created by injecting ink into the skin by using electric machine gun which creates a similar noise to dentist equipment. The needle was stick…

Dental X-Rays Can Cause Tumors

Recently, some interesting connections have been made regarding dental x-rays and a particular type of brain tumor. There are a number of adults who receive annual x-rays for their teeth for whatever reason, and many of these people have wound up developing a specific kind of brain tumor that appears to be related to dental…

The Rise and Fall of Antibiotics

Over the past 90 years, antibacterial discovery has gone from boom to bust. For about 30 years in the middle of the 20th century, pharmaceutical companies regularly churned out new classes of the drugs, many of which doctors still use today, such as penicillin and the tetracyclines. However, by the 1980’s, discovery slowed and companies…

5th Disease

When it comes to diseases, there are many that can cause harm to the people. There are several diseases that are quite harmful but the best part is they are curable. However there are some diseases that are non curable and that is the point of concern. There are several diseases that are caused by…