Medical Articles

Thrombocytopenia: Symptoms Of Low Blood Platelet Count

Do you suspect that you may be suffering from low blood platelet counts? If you do, you join millions of people across the globe affected by this very treatable problem. The simple symptoms of thrombocytopenia (low platelets) start with visual cues such as excessive bruising, or bruising very easily. This is caused by blood “leaking”…

Tips For Recovering From Total Hip Replacement

After your total hip replacement surgery using the anterior approach, expect to stay in the hospital for at least 2 to 3 days. You will likely be in moderate pain for about a couple of weeks when walking after the surgery but you will receive medication if you need it. You can shower with your…

Pancreatic Diseases – What is New in Treatment?

While U.S. doctors tend to prescribe drugs as a front-line defense against medical issues, their European counterparts are more likely to suggest non-pharmacological treatments for their patients. In Germany herbal medicine is popular, and in France lots of people routinely use homeopathy as preventative medicine. Europeans also have a long tradition of drinking healing mineral…

Colon Health and Friendly Bacteria

‘Friendly bacteria’, or beneficial bacteria, are essential to good colon, or bowel, health. A large proportion of a healthy stool consist of millions of bacteria which normally live in the colon. There are several hundred species of these bacteria present in the colon. A good balance of bacteria in the colon contributes to good colon…

Menstrual Blood Clots – Should You Be Worried

 Menstrual  blood clots are a part of menstruation that rarely gets talked about. When menstruation gets talked about at all, other  menstrual  and premenstrual symptoms, like  menstrual  cramps and mood swings, are much more likely to get a mention. Maybe that’s because  menstrual  blood clots don’t cause as much disruption or discomfort as a backache…

Diagnosis And Uterine Fibroid Treatment

What are uterine fibroids? Fibroids, or uterine fibroids a type of benign tumor of connective tissue. It develops in the tissues of the uterus. Fibroids – this is one of the most common diseases of female genital system: according to statistics, it is found in 35-45% of women older than 35 years. The disease-susceptible women…

Vaginal Thrush

Vaginal thrush is another term used to refer to a female or vaginal yeast infection. Other terms to describe it include monilia or vaginal candidiasis. Every woman’s vagina contains some level of yeast. However when the levels of the yeast rise to the point where the natural balance is no longer at acceptable levels, causing…

Types of Hepatitis

Hepatitis is a disease taking on many forms which feature inflammation of the liver. The cause is depended on the prognosis and on the symptoms shown. Certain forms of hepatitis are unable to reveal many signs or symptoms and are only noticeable when the longstanding inflammation has led to the replacement of liver cells by…

Complementary and Alternative Treatments for Cirrhosis

Nutrition and Supplementation Experts recommend a mix of high quality animal and vegetable proteins as well as high-fiber foods such as whole grains, legumes, and fresh vegetables. Use high quality cold-pressed vegetable oils, and include in your diet almonds, brewer’s yeast, grains and seeds, and goat’s milk products. To make up for the vitamin K…

Integral Calc – A Look at Calculus Integration

While Calculus I is primarily dedicated to differential calc, or the study of derivatives, most of Calculus 2 and beyond focuses on integral calc, which is based around the study of integrals and the process of integration. Integration has entire courses dedicated to it because it’s such a critical operation in mathematics, and there are…

Preventing Food Poisoning

Food poisoning can easily develop in food if it is not stored probably at the correct temperatures and in the correct place. Food stored at warm temperatures will attract the multiplication of organisms that can get into your food and cause food poisoning. Foods like most meats, vegetables, fruit and dairy products will need to…

Various Causes of Peptic Ulcer

Peptic ulcer is a disorder of the digestive system that causes inflammation and lesions in different regions of the gastrointestinal tract. The disorder involves erosion of the mucus-covered protective surface of either the stomach or the duodenum. Most peptic ulcers occur on the premises of genetically inherited physiological abnormalities, such as: inappropriate production of mucus…