Medical Articles

Don’t Forget Your Ticket to Work

Thousands of Americans are deemed by the Social Security Administration (SSA) to be disabled every year and accordingly receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Supplemental Security Insurance (SSI), or both. The misconception among the many who receive Social Security disability benefits is that after receiving those benefits they have to stop working. The common fear…

Garlic – The Miracle Cure?

Garlic’s powerful curative properties have been known and used for eons. Many cultures have used garlic over the centuries to ward off everything from minor illnesses to evil spirits and for extra protection they add a heavy dose to most meals! Anyone who has ever seen a Dracula movie can surely remember the villagers running…

How and Why Fluid Builds Up in the Lungs

Human lungs are two large organs like a balloon inside the chest cavity located behind the heart and the upper part of the stomach. The lungs and the body’s circulatory system helps in distributed to the internal organs and carbon dioxide push out from the body. Human lungs that are like a pair of spongy…

Canker Sores – Natural Remedies

For some people with canker sores, natural remedies are the only solution they will consider, so here I will list some of known Natural Remedies for Canker Sores and Mouth Ulcers. Saline Solution The classic mouth ulcer remedy, just add salt to water and rinse your mouth. Put up with a few seconds of intense…

Herbal Therapy for Bronchitis

Numerous herbs have anti-inflammatory and expectorant capabilities and are helpful in fighting bronchitis. A handful of common remedies follow. To soothe a dry bronchial cough, drink a hot mullein-coltsfoot tea several times a day To make the tea, steep 1 teaspoon each of dried mullein, coltsfoot, and anise seed in 1 cup boiling water for…

Arthritis Knee Surgery – The Pros and Cons

Arthritis is a disease characterized by abnormal inflammations affecting the human body’s articulations or joints. The fingers, elbows, hips, and knees are the primary targets of arthritis. Arthritis comes in varied forms. Osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis, is caused predominantly by old age, but may also develop in response to certain lesions, infections,…

DonJoy Knee Supports & Braces

Knee braces have been an essential part of protecting and healing knee injuries for years. DonJoy has created knee braces for all types of sports encounters and injuries, such as patella   dislocation , tendonitis, meniscus injuries and tearing of the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament. DonJoy has also developed knee braces for people suffering from arthritis to…

A Few of the Key Pressure Points in the Arm

Arms. They make great weapons for fighting. You have fingertips for gouging, the edge of the hand on the little finger side for striking, knuckles for punching or back fist strikes. The heel of the hand is an excellent weapon. A cupped hand is also an effective weapon. The wrist on the outer side is…

Adaptive Aids For Cerebral Palsy

The sixth of our series of ten articles on cerebral palsy (CP) looks at the range of aids and other adaptive equipment that help people with CP to move about and communicate effectively. With such equipment, people all over the world are able to lead independent lives. Equipment that enhances mobility of people with CP…

Facts About Hypervitaminosis (Vitamin Overdose) on Selected Vitamins

There are several class of vitamins each with unique chemical properties and with important biological roles to human body system. Commonly, classification of these vitamins may vary according to structural chemical composition, biological role and its solubility (fat soluble or water soluble). But whatever the biological role may it serve to human system vitamins are…

When the Dinosaurs Decided to Call It a Day

The dinosaurs when phht… over 60 millions years ago. And then, someone invented the typewriter. If, like yours truly, you’re old and decrepit, and you’re afflicted with osteoporosis or a receding hairline-as the case may be-, failing eyesight and/or hearing, then you’ll remember the ruddy contraptions. Of course, the internet generation has no idea. When…

What Are the Causes of Pain in Lower Right Back?

Back pain is a complaint doctors hear about frequently. People want information on backaches. They want doctors to treat pain in the back. Many want to know the causes of pain in the lower right back. Information about the Lower Right Back It is important to understand the structure of the lower right back if…

An Overview Of Some Sciatica Remedies

Sciatica can be an incredibly painful condition when there is nerve damage or pressure on the sciatic nerve, which is the largest nerve in the body. It runs from the bottom of the spine, through the hip, knee and to the ankle. Sciatica can be caused by a number of different things, each which need…

Cluster Headache –What Is It?

The cluster headache is a malady that affects just 69 out of 100,000 people in the population-much fewer than those who suffer from migraines, sinus headaches, or one of the many other types of headaches. This is probably why it was not really recognized by the medical community until the last 150 years or so…