Medical Articles

Tomatoes With Curled, Gnarly Leaves?

When gardening fever strikes, most folks test their skills with tomatoes first. The Garden Writers Association Foundation estimates that more than 41 million U. S. households grew a vegetable garden in 2009. That’s 38% of households in the U. S. They also estimate is that tomatoes are grown in 85% of those gardens. With home…

MRI – Defining a Brain Tumors Presence

My wife recently had cause to have a Magnetic Resonance Imaging examination (MRI) of the head, which resulted in the detection and successful removal of a non-cancerous meningioma and I was amazed at how this testing works and how detailed it can be. Detailed MR images allow physicians to better evaluate parts of the body…

How Do You Treat Dry Red Eyes?

Finding a suitable treatment for dry red eyes may seem like an easy task, but once you start sorting through your treatment options, it can be easy to become overwhelmed. What everyone who suffers from an eye condition really wants is fast, soothing relief from the many symptoms associated with dry red eyes. These symptoms…

All We Need to Know About Lung Cancer

The great majority of lung cancers originate within the walls of the bronchi, the three-like structures of tubes which carry air to the lungs. That is why lung cancers are more correctly know as bronchogenic cancers. The direct cause of this form of cancer, like all other cancers, is unknown. However, there is much evidence…

6 Types of Muscle Tightness

Everyone has tight muscles sometimes, and some people have tight muscles all the time. While tightness is certainly uncomfortable and a request for attention, it is not a useful adjective for diagnosis, because this sensation has several causes. Treatment for one type of tight muscle can actually make another worse. Learn six types of tightness…

Asthma Home Remedy – Honey and Ginger to Relieve Asthma

There are many different triggers and causes of asthma. And just as there are many triggers and causes, there are also many different remedies. Some of these asthma home remedies involve consuming different combinations of food ingredients. Two of the most beneficial ingredients are honey and ginger. Let’s take a look at some concoctions with…

Causes of Work Related Dislocated Shoulders

Dislocated shoulders at work are most common among males aged 25-40, engaged in physically demanding roles. A worker may suffer a dislocated shoulder following a fall from height, or simply due to a slip or trip, where the force of impact on landing is sustained by the forearm and shoulder. In public places such as…

The Reasons That Teams Fracture

There are symptoms that teams are beginning to not function well even if they have in the past. These manifest in different ways. The most obvious are that more absences begin to happen along with people being late. But more will occur that has to do with attitude. Employees will seem to lose energy with…

Stress Fractures In Your Feet

We all know what  fractures  are. Many of you have probably  fractured  a  bone  or two in your lives. You jump off a high structure or you get in wrestling match with your brother and next thing you know, you have to go to the hospital because you broke a bone. The use of the…

Cerebral Palsy Child – A Look at the Causes and Treatment

There are many different forms of  cerebral   palsy , and a child can endure one or more at a time. The different types are spastic, athetoid, ataxic, or mixed. However, spasticity is most common among children, which is usually distinguished through rigid and convulsive muscles. On the other hand, other forms of this disability cause low…

Symptoms of Gout and its Causes

Gout is also known as crystal-induced arthritis. It is a medical condition that sets in when uric acid crystals collect on the joints. At the first stage, gout usually affects the large joints in the big toe. Gradually it can spread to other parts of the body, like the ankles, the instep, the heels and…

Sore Throat and Fever

Most people assume that those trusted antibiotics that the population is so reliant on is the answer for everything however, they’re really not. Antibiotics are only effective against bacteria, not viruses and since fevers and sore throats are caused by both, they may not even treat your symptoms. Not to mention, they can cause allergic…

Harmful Bacteria

Even though bacteria are generally beneficial to man and ecosystem in general, it’s an undeniable fact that there are some that do the opposite. These are harmful bacteria and cause many ailments as well as diseases. They are also referred to as pathogens. They attack human beings, plants and animals causing diseases such as anthrax,…

Scabies – What Is That?

Scabies is a disease which is quite common and can happen to anybody. This disease, scabies can spread among all people, no matter their status or race. Scabies is caused by a mite, which lives in the human skin. The female scabies usually lays the eggs in channels just underneath the skin and in a…