Medical Articles

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…

Gallbladder Disease Symptoms

Gallbladder Disease Symptoms are often confused with heartburn symptoms but knowing more about gallbladder pain and symptoms will help you find out if you are experiencing gallbladder problems and how you can find treatment. A major difference between gallbladder symptoms and heartburn is that heartburn should only occur now and then, if you are experiencing…

Essential Oils – Manuka-New Zealand’s Ti-Tree Oil

Manuka (Leptospermum scoparium) is in the myrtle family of botanical plants. The oil comes from New Zealand where it has had a long history of use by the Maori people. The essential oil is extracted by steam distillation from the leaves of the plant. Manuka plants are bushy shrubs that grow wild. The best Manuka…

What’s A Dislocated Shoulder?

The human body consists of different joints. These joints allow movements that enable you to walk, to move your arms and to do various physical activities. However, too many movements may not be healthy for the joints. If you always use them, the joints can wear out and become unstable. One example of a commonly…

Personal Injury – Dislocated Joints

When an individual suffers a severe blow to one of his or her joints, he or she may be left with a dislocated joint. Unlike a subluxated joint, a joint   dislocation  is a complete separation between two connected bones. Dislocated joints are often painful and may have long-term effects. In many cases, individuals suffer  dislocations …

Fracture Treatment for Bones

With the advancement in medical sciences the options for bone fracture treatments have also increased. For a broken or fractured bone to heal appropriately, the bone should be first realigned. Some years ago, casting or splinting happened to be the sole viable treatment alternatives and were utilized even when they were not the best ways…

What Is Nasal Fracture Surgery?

It’s no surprise that the nose is the most common broken bone on the face. It’s just jutting out there waiting to be broken, and typically, blunt force trauma is the culprit, i.e. a fist fight or automobile accident. Unfortunately, though, this common occurrence is very unpleasant and painful, and in some cases, may require…

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…

Sore Throat Caused by Post Nasal Drip

Suffering from post nasal drip is bad enough but when you get sore throat on top of that, then everything will seem just a bit short of a disaster. The good news is that treating your post nasal drip also helps banish your painful throat. Even if you are unsure if your aching throat is…