Medical Articles

Diabetes – A Degenerative Disease

Diabetes Disease: In normal individuals food is broken down to glucose in the presence of insulin the glucose present in blood is utilized by body cells with the aid of insulin secreted by pancreas for getting energy to maintain optimal health. Diabetes is a condition which is signified by a higher concentration of glucose levels…

Cerebrovascular Diseases – Cerebral Thrombosis

Approximately 30% of all strokes is due to atherosclerotic thrombosis. Usually, the major occlusion is preceded by one or more transient ischemic attacks. Sometimes, there is only a single attack. The stuttering intermittent progression of neurologic deficits over several hours or days (stroke-in-evolution) is often diagnostic of thrombosis. Headache is an infrequent symptom. It is…

Occupational Therapy For Children With Epilepsy

The Effect of Epilepsy on Development Epilepsy is the name of a group of conditions where there are electrical disturbances in the brain. Children with epilepsy have the same range of intelligence and abilities as other children. However, learning disabilities, emotional problems, and motor impairments commonly accompany seizures and may be exacerbated by the medications…

Symptoms and Treatment for the Thunderclap Headache

A thunderclap headache is a severe and sudden headache with enough force to literally knock a person over. It feels like the worst headache of your life. The sudden impact of the headache can come out of nowhere. The pain can peak within 60-seconds, with the pain often starting to fade and clear after 60-minutes.…

Schizophrenia – Do You Think You Have It?

There are several reasons and excuses for why Schizophrenia goes undiagnosed or mistreated. Sometimes it is the result of denial by the person affected with the illness, or by the people around them. Other times it is the result of lack of education about the illness and an inability to understand what the symptoms are.…

The Mental Health Continuum

Mental health is beyond the absence of mental illness. It is “a state of emotional and social well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community’”, as defined by the…

7 Things You Should Know About Optical Migraines

Sometime in our lives, we experience headaches that come and go and are often so severe that our daily routines are affected. Oftentimes, when these headaches occur, we also experience some form of visual changes. Then we say, “It’s probably just a migraine.” 1. What is a migraine? Migraine is a recurrent type of headache…

The Homeopathic Treatment of Otitis Media

When you go searching for a holistic treatment of otitis media, don’t skip over homeopathy. Homeopathy is one of the most effective treatments of all and any kind. It is wholly natural and holistic. It only works by improving your immune system. And the only reason for disease is because either you don’t yet have…

How Brain Injuries Can Affect You Years Later

Brain injuries can be among the most traumatic and consequential of all injuries, and unfortunately, not all of the symptoms of a brain injury show up immediately. In some cases, it may be years before the full ramifications of a blow to the head become apparent. Many times, traumatic brain injuries can lead to problems…

The History of Sign Language Unveiled

The history of sign language is littered with shocking events. At several points in history, some not long ago, deaf people were strongly oppressed. At one point, they were even denied their basic rights. How their language, sign language, was treated during these oppressive times is directly related to why the deaf place such a…