Medical Articles

Signs And Symptoms Of Peptic Ulcer

Nowadays, peptic ulcer affects more than 10% of the Americans. It is mostly caused by a bacterium (H. Pylori) and by inadequate use of medication. Peptic ulcer causes an injury upon the stomach or duodenum lining, known as gastric ulcers or duodenum ulcers. Because of this erosion, abdominal pain and burning might occur during the…

Otosclerosis – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Otosclerosis is a genetically mediated metabolic bone disease that affects only the bones in the middle part of the human ear. Women are affected twice as often as men. Otosclerosis usually develops in the third decade of life. The bones in the middle ear first turn spongy and later become dense and sclerotic, and become…

Signs and Symptoms of Diabetic Nephropathy

In the early stages of diabetic nephropathy, a patient usually doesn’t experience symptoms. Typically, symptoms occur when her glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is 20% to 30% of normal. The GFR reflects the amount of plasma that passes through the glomerulus per minute. When signs and symptoms develop, they may affect virtually every body system and…

Lymphatic Massage – The Benefits

Lymphatic massage or lymph drainage massage is a technique used to help increase lymph flow. Increased lymph flow removes harmful substances from the tissues and increases immune function. Lymphatic massage can be useful in cases of   edema , sports injury or for people experiencing a sluggish immune system or those suffering from a lack of energy.…

Healthy Living Tips For Good Heart Health

Heart disease is one of the leading killers of Americans today. The fact that most of us live very hectic lifestyles with many demands on our time and attention sometimes results in us losing site of the things that we can do in our lives to help assure that we are taking the best care…

Top 10 CPR Myths

Michele and I have been teaching CPR to healthcare professionals and students since 1984. We have seen the development, improvement, and wide-spread acceptance of CPR education over these years. Despite these advances, we still hear many myths about CPR every time we teach a class. As healthcare professionals and students, we must not allow old…

Having Sex After a Heart Attack

Heart disease is the number one cause of death of men and women in North America. Surviving a heart attack should be considered fortunate and it becomes very important to ensure that all your risk factors to heart disease are under control. Patience becomes very important and wanting to get back to your regular routine…

Ischaemic Heart Disease

Signs and Symptoms In the initial stages of the disease it is unlikely for any symptoms to manifest. The primary symptoms that will be present after the disease has progressed will include angina pectoris and heart failure. Angina Pectoris Angina Pectoris is chest pain that may occur in times of emotional distress, in cold weather…

Some Thoughts About Ultraviolet Germicidal Light

Many people wonder if ultraviolet germicidal light is what they need in today’s home or office. Should it be installed in the air system or be mobile? It seems there is truly some misunderstanding of ultraviolet germicidal light. Are these the same harmful rays that come from the sun? Is it something else? Something strange?…

Propagating Orchids at Home

There are many ways of propagating orchids that can be done right at home. In this way, home gardeners are able to add to their collection of plants and also improve on the original orchid’s health. Methods of orchid propagation commonly utilized by home gardeners are division, keikis, back bulbs and aerial cuttings. In division,…

Cat Tumors – The Most Common Symptoms

Knowing the most common symptoms of cat  tumors  can help you identify when you need to get your cat treatment quickly. Keep your eyes and nose open for these common symptoms of cat  tumors : Change in Gait – lameness or stiffness could be a sign of  tumor  or bone cancer Chronic Cough – this can…

Chest Pain

Chest pain is one of the most frightening symptoms a person can have. This pain includes any type of pain or discomfort that occurs between your upper belly area and your lower neck. This pain is often a classic symptom of a heart attack, or its milder relative, angina – but it is also associated…

Colostrum

Colostrum is produced by all mammals. It is the thick, yellow milky fluid secreted by the mammary glands before milk is produced in the breasts. Although colostrum is produced in the last stages of pregnancy, it is consumed by many adults in its original or artificial form for its incomparable benefits. The medical benefits of…