Medical Articles

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…

Celebrities Have Asthma Too

Asthma need not be a life limiting condition, neither in terms of longevity nor in terms of involvement. In the past, it was often the case that asthmatic children were labeled ‘sickly’ and did not participate in exercise. Now, however, exercise is thought to be one of the best ways of controlling asthma long-term. Many…

Broken Bones and Dislocated Joints

Employers are required to maintain a safe working environment for their workers. Many industries, such as the construction, manufacturing, restaurant and sports require extra precautions and guidelines due to the nature of the job itself. However, injured workers are often unguided and left to themselves to figure out the claims process while time slips out…

Global Dislocation and False Hopes

It has become fashionable among pundits to comment on the great shift which in their eyes is taking place on the globe. This view holds that the “Atlantic World”, which includes Europe and North America, is in decline. Both wealth and power are shifting to Asia, with India and China as the main beneficiaries. We…

Top 5 Bone Fractures

Most people have experienced some kind of bone fracture in their lifetime, whether treated or untreated. These can sometimes be in the form of a hairline fracture, or even a major break. Either way, fracturing a bone is no laughing matter, even if it’s your funny bone. The top five bone fractures are common among…

Cerebral Palsy – What is Cerebral Palsy?

Cerebral Palsy or CP (sometimes referred as cerebral pares) is a term used to describe a number of permanent disorders of the development of movement and posture that are non-progressive and non-contagious. CP causes activity limitation due to non-progressive disturbances that happened during pregnancy or infancy on human brain. The name comes from the cerebrum,…

Blame it on Mars

There are two facets for deficiency of sex; physical and mind. When either of them or any one of them afflicted, it causes a disease in the mind with respect to sex. This disease may be caused by Mars who is not well posited in a horoscope. It may not be to the extent of…