Medical Articles

How to Stop a Common Cold

What to do when one has a cold? Is the cure to it buying pricey over the counter drugs that sometimes may not work? Does the common cold always have to make its victim cancel plans and feel guilty by letting down other people? To defeat this disease, one must know how to stop common…

How Can Dance Therapy Help a Cerebral Palsy Patient?

Recreational Therapy is a form of therapy that is used to treat children who have been diagnosed with cerebral palsy. While physical therapy, behavioral therapy, and occupational therapy are important in the overall functioning of the body of the CP child, recreational therapy also plays a very important role in helping the child to gain…

Arnold-Chiari I Syndrome: Symptoms, Complications, and New Treatments

If somebody you know constantly experiences yawning-induced headaches, difficulty swallowing, facial pains, or “restless leg syndrome”, they might be suffering from Arnold-Chiari I syndrome. The World Arnold Chiari Malformation Association published a series of statistics in the year 2008. The content included a list of the most common symptoms for Arnold Chiari I Syndrome. They…

For Health of Eyes, Have a Banana

Banana is a kind of wonderful fruit for human beings. Two bananas can provide energy enough for 90 minutes acute sports. No wonder that banana is the first choice for the athletes. Besides much energy, banana has more usages, of course. It can treat some diseases in daily, to some extent. First of all, eating…

Stroke Symptoms – A Serious Subject

This actually happened. During a party a lady stumbled and fell. It seemed to be nothing serious and the lady got up and refused her friends’ offer to call paramedics. She said that she has slipped because of her new shoes. The lady adjusted her clothes and while she seemed a bit shaken up by…

What Is Schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia is an incredible example of mental muddle which is exemplified by crumbling of thought processes and emotional receptiveness. It can be straightforwardly acknowledged by auditory hallucinations, paranoid or bizarre illusions, dislocated speech or thinking aptitude pursued by social or occupational dysfunction. The warning signs initiate untimely in the adulthood. The disease is recognized to…

Mental Illness – Schizophrenia and Violence

Hollywood and the general media have a morbid fascination with violence and mental illness, especially psychosis and “madness.” This fascination sells tickets, but it also maintains the stigma and negative image that society holds towards people with mental illness and schizophrenia. Studies in Australia found that mentally disordered TV characters were 10 times more likely…

Alopecia Areata – Causes and Treatment

Alopecia Areata is the erratic hair loss disorder that affects around 2 % population of this world. Researchers are constantly working on the possible alopecia areata causes, diagnosis and treatment. Alopecia areata treatment has undergone a huge transition in the span of last 10 years. Several studies have been made on the disease resulting into…

Hair Loss – Cause, Prevention and Treatment

The adult scalp contains about 100,000 hair follicles. Everyday the scalp loses about 100 hairs and they will grow back in 5-6 weeks. Starting at age 40, the levels of by-product prolactin of testosterone of men increases, stimulating the production of the enzyme 5-alpha reductase that causes the conversion of testosterone to gihydro-testosterones DHT causing…