Medical Articles

Cerebral Palsy Defined

In the US, there are at least five hundred thousand infants affected by cerebral palsy. The disorder is caused by improper carriage of the mother during the early months when a child is still developing in the womb. In the survey done in the year 2003, Center for Disease Control said that one child affected…

Analysis Paralysis – The Mind Trap

You know that feeling of how sometimes we plan on doing something but never end up doing it? This is analysis paralysis. What happens is that we spend so much time thinking about how to take action that it begins to become the action itself. The thinking part replaces that doing part as the action.…

Sports Hernia – Signs and Symptoms

Sports hernia is a widely used term mainly for describing pain that is experienced in the lower abdominal region. It is a soft tissue injury to the groin area that is painful. Athletes usually injure the hernia due to sudden changes in direction during high impact sports which require lots of twisting movements. Quite simply,…

Causes and Symptoms of Ankle Fractures in Children

Ankle fractures are common injuries in Children. This is largely attributed to the lack of fully developed strong bones in them and the increased intensity of activities in their daily lifestyle. Ankle fractures occur when there is a break in one of the ankle bones namely the tibia, fibula or talus. Ankle fractures in children…

What Your Toothache May Be Telling You!

We’ve all had a slight toothache at some point in our lives, but many people don’t realize that these seemingly minor toothaches can actually be indicators of more serious problems. Of course many minor toothaches really are minor and unproblematic, but without the help of your local dentist it is impossible to tell which toothaches…

Chiropractic Care For Sciatica – What Do They Do?

Chiropractors are a conservative, noninvasive and drugless form of medical care. In fact, it is generally accepted that this kind of care should be done before any invasive procedure is pursued such as back surgery. Chiropractic care has been well documented in being successful for conservative medical attention. Sciatic pain is right up a Chiropractor’s…

Sore Throat in Children and the Need for Good Parental Care

Children are very often confronted with sore throat. Sore throat is usually accompanied by sneezing, runny nose and coughing. Sore throat also involves throat inflammation, swelling, discomfort and pain. The cause of sore throat is infection with viruses and even without treatment, the illness disappears in a matter of days. Sore throat usually involves inflammation…

Shingles Treatment

Anyone who has had the shingles disease or who has known anyone suffering from the shingles disease knows how painful and debilitating an outbreak of shingle is. Even if you haven’t had shingles yourself, or known anyone with the disease, you probably can remember the maddening itch of your childhood case of chickenpox and the…

Fatty Liver Complications – Important Facts to Remember

The liver is one the most vital organs that support almost all other organs in the body. Primarily functioning for metabolism, other significant roles of the liver includes detoxification, protein synthesis, and biochemical production that especially aids during digestion through generating bile. At the moment, there is no artificial organ yet or any artificial devices…

Can Obesity Lead to an Early Death

There are so many unhealthy habits that we can, unfortunately, pick-up all too easily. Drinking, smoking, and overeating can all be extremely dangerous to your health. What's really more unhealthy, lighting up a pack of cigarettes per day or packing on a few extra pounds? New research conducted by the National Cancer Institute in Maryland…

Using Nutrition To Treat 5 Common Skin Problems

Acne: You should avoid well-recognized dietary "triggers" such as grains, corn, peanuts, eggs, soy and dairy. Even if you do not have a diagnosed gluten intolerance problem, a relative gluten intolerance may also be at work because glutens seem to have an almost allergic-type role in stimulating acne. Gluten is a protein found in wheat,…

Psoriasis Treatment – May Hot Peppers Help?

Hot peppers (Chili peppers) include a special ingredient called Capsaicin in their composition. Capsaicin is the particular ingredient which makes Chili peppers taste hot. Pure Capsaicin is a colorless and odorless crystalline compound. Some plants naturally have Capsaicin in them for the protection of their leaf from animals eating them, and possibly also for the…