Medical Articles

Reduce Your Risk Of Heart Attack And Stroke

UNDERSTANDING THE RISK Heart Disease is the No. 1 cause of death for men and women in the U.S. And, Stroke is the No 3 cause. This means it’s important for you to do everything you can to reduce your risk and prevent a  heart   attack  or stroke. Learn about the things that increase your…

Heart Disease: His and Hers

Heart disease is much more common in both women and men than any other cause of death. Because women experience more subtle symptoms than men their heart disease if ofter misdiagnosed. Both women and men need to pay attention to signals that their bodies give them. Both genders need to control risk factors equally. Women…

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…

Growing New Brain Cells – And Wiring Them Up

Not too long ago, scientists believed that adults couldn’t grow new neurons in their brain. However, work over the last several years has debunked this myth. We now know that adults continue to grow new neurons throughout life, a process called neurogenesis. Yes, new growth slows down after middle age but it continues. However, there…

Different Types of Primary Brain Tumors

When it comes to brain  tumors , the medical profession does not have a standard system to describe the spread of cancer. Primary brain  tumors  are usually formed in the central nervous system and invariably they do not spread to other parts of the body. In order to treat these  tumors , doctors classify they based on…

Earwax Causes Ringing in the Ear

Tinnitus is a condition that causes ringing or buzzing in your ear. The noise can be intermittent or be present constantly. Also, some people hear low-pitched frequencies, while others hear high-pitched frequencies. Tinnitus can be caused by many different things. By far, the most common cause of the condition is prolonged exposure to loud noises.…

Medicinal Value of Herbs – Quit Smoking, Improve Health, Lose Weight and More – Part 3 of 4

KELP Usage: Nutritive tonic for the blood, supplies essential vitamins and mineral salts. Trace minerals and high iodine content. Cleanses blood stream. KOLA NUT Usage: A mild stimulant, energizing. Appetite suppressant. Used for migraine headache and indigestion. Increases concentration, good for treatment of fatigue. LEMON BALM Usage: Very good for intestinal gas. Used for indigestion,…

Acetic Acid – Health Risks and First Aid Procedures

Acetic acid is the most important organic acid. It is present in vinegar, which is a common household acid and is used mainly in cooking purposes. In industries, it is used in the manufacture of plastics, paints, solvents, paper, textile and fabrics. This compound is known to be a simple carboxylic acid, and is also…

Football Pads – More is More

It is interesting to observe how athletes approach the potential for injury in sports. Some sports, such as ruby, are played with almost no protection, at least relative to the potential injuries that can occur. In such sports, pain and suffering considered simply part of the game, a badge of honor that you played well…

Combat Self Defense

Violence against humans in the form of destruction, conquering, terrorism, and assaulting by other humans is as old as mankind itself. To deal with this violence man created fighting systems. Developed from street fighting moves these fighting systems evolved into many different types of martial arts. The development of a specific style of martial art…

Ask a Doctor

Today the lives of individuals have become very much advanced and complex on the work front as well as the home front. They always involve in struggling for their lives and have less time to devote to themselves. In the rat race for money individuals have neglected their health. Their schedules are so packed that…

Ideal Wedding Dresses for Thin Brides

With a million details to plan, few stress out the bride more than the search for the perfect wedding gown. The dress of your dreams – one that you love and also makes the most of your figure – is not impossible to find. But all brides need to be honest about their shape and…

List – Medications For ADHD & Their Side Effects

Medications for ADD & ADHD have long been the preferred treatment for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. If you plan to give prescriptions meds to your child, it is important to know the short and long term side effects of the more commonly prescribed drugs. List: Medications for ADHD Ritalin – a stimulant that has the…

How To Write Short Stories For Kids – 7 Steps

I will not bore you with sophisticated sentences that prove my originality and get your attention, only because this article is not about being original. You’ve searched for it and now you have them here. 7 Basic steps you need to write down if you want to have on your desk a short story for…