Medical Articles

Over the Counter Drugs and Amphetamines

Amphetamines are a group of synthetic psychoactive  drugs  called central nervous system (CNS) stimulants. Medications containing amphetamines are prescribed for narcolepsy, obesity, and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder. When amphetamine was first synthesized in 1887, by the German chemist L. Edeleano, the stimulant effects were not noticed. In the early 1930s, when amphetamine’s CNS stimulant properties and…

Alternative Medicine vs Conventional Medicine – Pt 2

In Part 1 we discussed the fact that alternative  medicine  (so called) was being used in ancient times long before conventional  medicine  came on the scene. It is interesting to note that there were not so many diseases plaguing mortals in those days. What has caused this never-ending increase of deadly diseases that wreak such…

Guide To Buying Vitamins Online

Vitamins are merely organic compounds that the body uses for essential functions. There are two categories of vitamins: water-soluble and fat-soluble. The body requires nine water-soluble vitamins. Many of the water soluble vitamins are precursors for coenzymes for the enzymes of intermediary metabolism. Water-soluble vitamins are not stored in the body. What is not used…

Buying Medical Equipment

This article will review the most important points to consider when you are looking to make any  medical  equipment purchases for your  medical  practice, clinic, surgery  center , or small hospital. Be sure that any companies that you work with have the following. Time is money. When you first start looking for the  medical  equipment that…

Holistic Medicine – What It Is And Isn’t

Introduction Holistic medicine is a system of health care which fosters a cooperative relationship among all those involved, leading towards optimal attainment of the physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual aspects of health. Holistic medicine is a term used to describe therapies that attempt to treat the patient as a whole person. Holistic Medicine is…

How to Make a Mouth-Watering Hog Roast

People love to socialize, hold parties and cookouts. These are great ways to share good times and stories with family and friends. Some common staples on these events are beer, soda and of course, the food. Have you ever thought about of how to do a hog roast and having one on your next get…

Scars – Home Remedies for Scars

A scar is the pinkish or brown patch of skin that grows in the place where you once had a wound or sore. They are areas of fibrous tissue that replace normal skin tissue after destruction of some of the dermis. A scar is thus the skin’s natural way of repairing itself from injury. Most…

5 Early Pregnancy Symptoms

Have you been trying to conceive for a while? Do you have some doubt that by now you have a minute, little microscopic life growing within you? If yes, then it is the right time to know about the earliest pregnancy symptoms. These pregnancy symptoms will help you to judge whether or not you are…

Lymph Nodes Cancer

Lymph node cancer or lymphoma is a cancer that accounts for approximately five percent of all cancers. It predominantly effects males but is not exclusive to men. Those most at risk are between the ages of fifteen and thirty four and those over the age of fifty-four. This does not mean that anyone outside of…

Equipping Your Business for the Disabled

Employers providing services to the public must also take responsibility for ensuring that disabled people can leave the building safely in the event of fire. If you don’t, it may be viewed as discrimination. It may also constitute a failure to comply with the requirements of the fire safety legislation in England and Wales. From…

Hospitals in Bangalore

The list of top Hospitals in Bangalore has been prepared on the basis of the services, specialties, facilities and technology used. Bangalore city is known for its technology and tourism; it is referred to as the IT Hub of India. There are innumerous foreigners who visit every year in this city either for business or…

Pregnancy and Cold Sores

Cold sores during pregnancy  seem to be a common occurrence for women infected by the herpes simplex virus (HSV-1).  Pregnancy can weaken a woman’s immune system which will make her more prone to cold sore outbreaks. A cold sore can also be triggered by increased levels of stress. Many women experience an increased number of cold…

Bronchitis Preventions

Health is your most prized possession. It is only natural to take care of it correctly to keep your body in good shape. Every choice you make, from the food you eat to your habits, has a direct impact on your health eventually. Suffering from any chronic disease like bronchitis is always troubling. Bronchitis can…

Hip Replacement Exercises – Pre & Post Surgery Hip Exercises

A diagnosis of osteoarthritis of the hip generally progresses to the likelihood of requiring a hip replacement in the near future. As the degenerative condition advances, it causes a decreased range of motion, pain, muscle weakness, gait changes, and tight muscles. Specific exercises designed for hip arthritis can help maintain range of motion at your…