Medical Articles

Cardiovascular Risk May Be Indicated by Some Unusual Factors

There are times when researchers uncover interesting collateral information when attempting to find answers to the most puzzling health questions. Over the past several years, many of these unusual findings have been related to an individual’s risk for developing heart disease. Earlobe Creases It sounds implausible and slightly amusing, but more than two dozen scientific…

Causes of High White Blood Cell Count

There are several possible causes for a high white blood cell count. This count is high when there are more disease-fighting cells in your body. The technical term for this condition is leukocytosis. Different medical practices may have different limits by which they define high white blood cell count. A count of 10,500 leukocytes in…

Home Remedies For Heartburn Relief

Heartburn is a common problem in today’s fast paced society and millions of sufferers experience the discomfort of chest pain on a regular basis. There are many medicines available over the counter but many prefer more natural methods and opt for heartburn home remedies instead. There are several things that can cause acid reflux, as…

Signs And Symptoms of Bronchitis

The bronchi are the lining of the air tubes of the lungs. The inflammation of the bronchi is called Bronchitis. It can be the result of a cold, a sore throat or influentza. The cool air and the low temperatures in winter influence in a negative way the disease. You can be contaminated with the…

Analysis Paralysis

Many traders suffer from too much analysis. They look at so many indicators, chart patterns, fundamentals, news, insider trading activity, short interest and a host of other information. So much that they can no longer see straight. This constant over-analyzing develops into a condition we call "analysis paralysis". And becomes a huge psychological barrier. Carefully…

Types of Spine Surgery

Spine surgery is not as serious of an option for back and leg pain anymore. Today's minimally invasive techniques can make as small of an incision as a half inch, with recovery time practically overnight as opposed to some of the procedures offered in the past. A physician can decide whether a minimally invasive spine…

Anticonvulsants and Other Epilepsy Drugs May Help CFS-ME

Anticonvulsants, also called antiepileptic drugs (abbreviated “AEDs”), are a diverse group of pharmaceutical used in the treatment of epileptic seizures. There has also been an increase in their use with treatment of bipolar disorder, since it seems to act as mood stabiliser. Gabapentin and Pregabalin both of which are anticonvulsants can be used for chronic…

Whiplash Symptoms From Sneezing?

Most people have heard of whiplash and think of it as something that is caused in a car accident. And while that is true, there are also other causes of whiplash including a previous neck injury, sport related falls, being pushed or a bad fall. Even an intense sneeze can result in whiplash! That’s why…