Medical Articles

Difference Between Indigestion and Heartburn

Acid reflux, heartburn and indigestion are for a good many people considered the same condition. If you ask people on the street how often he has heartburn and indigestion they will often reply with “aren’t they the same thing?” The truth is they are very different in nature. Severe indigestion may lead to heartburn but…

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…

Rehabilitation Of ACL Injuries

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears are one of the most debilitating and common knee injuries in sports (see ACL Injuries article). Deciding on the best course of treatment, surgery vs. non-surgery, rehab vs. no rehab, can be confusing. In general, athletes opt for surgical reconstruction and rehab since studies show athletes with ruptured ACL’s seldom…

Ten Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol Naturally

Cholesterol has 2 components to it which are the LDL and then the HDL. The LDL is known as the bad type of cholesterol whereas the HDL is known as the good type. Altering the ratio between the good type and the bad type properly can help reduce one‘s risk of heart attack and stroke.…

Hypertension Clinical Features – Symptoms and Forms

Symptoms Hypertension is often asymptomatic or cause only proceeds uncharacteristic complaints. It is typically occurring in the morning as a headache, which can be reduced by increasing the bed head end. Other possible symptoms include dizziness, nausea, nosebleeds (epistaxis), fatigue and insomnia. At high blood pressure, shortness of breath can occur (dyspnea) with exertion, angina…

Heart Disorders and Diseases That Kill

Cardiopathy is another name for heart disease or disorders affecting the heart and is the leading cause of death in the United States, England and Canada. There are many different types of disorders of the heart which we will discuss. Coronary Heart Disease is the malfunction of circulation to the coronary muscle and surrounding tissues…

Do Vampires Really Exist?

Vampires are as old as time… They are everywhere, in books, movies, art, and the real world. Vampire stories and vampire history has always been collectively branched with the vampire myth and folklore. Pale white skin, blood smelling breath, and red eyes are the most recognized image of a vampire worldwide but do vampires really…

Is Female Hair Loss Permanent and Irreversible?

Women who experience hair loss often worry that the results will be permanent and that they may soon become completely bald. Fortunately this is rarely the case. The most common hair loss disorders that affect women can often be improved or reversed. It is only when the follicle is damaged or no longer alive that…

Skull Base Tumors: Treatment Options

Head and neck tumors touching or even extending through the skull base require intervention by a multidisciplinary team of skull base surgeons, head and neck surgeons, neuroradiologists, and oncologists. Many tumors previously considered inoperable can now be treated using endoscopic and microsurgical techniques, which markedly reduce mortality and morbidity rates. Tumors forming in the orbit,…

The Pneumonia

Clinical Presentation: The respiratory tract is the most typical site of infection by pathogenic microorganisms. Pneumonia accounts for 1.2 million hospitalizations every year in the United States, with an estimated 58,000 deaths. Pneumonia, together with influenza, is the leading cause of death from an infectious illness within the United States. Diagnosis and management of pneumonia…

Eczema and Homeopathy

Is this eczema resolved or is it suppressed? This is an important distinction that is not considered in modern medicine. In homeopathy, however, it is a critical one. Homeopathy approaches health from a different position than modern medicine. It sees the use of drugs as a serious impairment on the well being of the human.…