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Drugs and Pain Control

Drugs used to control pain range from mild, over-the-counter (OTC) preparations, such as paracetamol, to potent general anesthetics. Drug classes in this category include: non-opioid analgesics, antipyretics, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) opioid agonist and antagonist drugs opioid analgesics, antipyretics, and NSAIDs Non-opioid analgesics, antipyretics, and NSAIDs are a broad group of pain medications. In…

Heart Attack Symptoms

Heart disease forms the leading cause of death in the United States – it is even more common than cancer. An estimated one fifth of all deaths in America come as a result of coronary heart disease. Over thirteen million individuals across the nation suffer from coronary heart disease. Every year, over a million people…

Aloe Vera Benefits For Heart Diseases

I am a big fan of Aloe Vera products having used them successfully for many years for various things. The internet being such a vast storehouse of knowledge has allowed me to investigate this miraculous plant and I have found a wealth of information. Following is some research I did about the Aloe Vera benefits…

Primary Malignant Bone Tumors – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Primary malignant bone tumors refer to a group of cancers of the bone, which arise primarily in bone tissue. Multiple myeloma, which is the most common bone tumor, usually occurs in the bone marrow and causes sharply circumscribed, demineralized bone lesions. Multiple myeloma occurs mostly in adults. A single myeloma lesion is called a plasmacytoma.…

Countdown to Flu 2010: Flu Vs Pneumonia

So you are coughing and have a fever. How can you tell the difference between the flu, which will get better on its own and pneumonia, which requires an antibiotic? This is a question I see many patients come to the emergency department with and one we can use iTriage to help us figure out.…

How to Get Rid of a Cold

Suffering from a cold can be very discomforting. It can cause serious headaches, sinus pains, and difficulty from breathing. It can make you feel drowsy and sleepy all the time. And this discomfort can turn into a nuisance and hindrance in performing your daily activities. This is why you must learn how to get rid…

How To Diagnose Chronic Bronchitis

The term “bronchitis” is derived from two Greek words “bronchos” and “itis,” which mean “windpipe” and “inflammation,” respectively. True to its name, bronchitis is a respiratory disorder characterized by inflammation of the windpipe and the large and small bronchi due to bacterial or viral infection or factors such as environmental pollution or cigarette smoking. Chronic…

Can a Chiropractor Relieve Your Menopause Symptoms?

Anxiety isn’t the only menopause symptom. Menopause can also cause a slew of other emotional and physical symptoms including back pain and discomfort. The good news is that menopausal women who suffer from back problems are finding relief through chiropractic medicine. What is chiropractic medicine? It is a treatment that assists in restoring balance, healing…

Sports Injuries of the Foot

Athletes, or anyone participating in a sporting activity, are prone to injuries due to the very nature of that activity. Injuries involving the ankle are quite common, especially in sports like basketball where the ankle receives a great deal of twisting stress. Sports injuries of the foot are just as common, but are not as…

Overcoming Sleep Paralysis

Overcoming can sleep paralysis can be very easy to some people and complex to others. Here is some enlightenment to help people that want to overcome this sleep disorder. The "Old Hag" or "The Witch" is not what you may think. For over forty years I suffered with sleep paraylsis. It was one of the…

What is Gallbladder Sludge?

The gallbladder is an organ and it is there to store bile that builds up before it travels further to the small intestine where it plays a role in processing fats and neutralizing acids from foods that have been digested. Bile can build up in the gallbladder and particles can attach to other substances found…