Medical Articles

Chronic Leg Pain

Chronic leg pain can be a challenging condition for physicians to diagnose, since the symptoms may be produced in the affected area itself or in other regions which innervate the leg with nerve energy anywhere above the affected level. Leg symptoms usually make patients think that they have injured their actual limb, but in many…

Bile Reflux But Not Acid Reflux Causes Injury

Contrary to common believe that heartburn is caused only by an acid reflux, doctors found out that it might also be caused by a bile reflux, which also goes by a name of duodenogastric bile reflux. There are two critical situations when we have to start thinking seriously about bile reflux. The first case is…

The Gut-Thyroid Connection

Many diseases can be traced to a breakdown in the gastrointestinal tract where 70 percent of your immune system resides. The GI tract has many important functions for overall health including digestion, nutrient absorption, elimination, detoxification, hormone metabolism and energy production. Every brain chemical known as a neurotransmitter is also found in the intestine where…

Interdigital Cysts Treatment In Dogs

The interdigital cysts treatment in dogs can be simple, easy and carried out without the services of a veterinarian. But first, let’s examine what it is. An interdigital cyst is self explanatory when you understand the medical words. It’s a swelling between the toes. Another name for it is an interdigital furuncle. Some breeds appear…

Complete Guide to Hepatitis C

Infectious diseases have always been afflicting humankind since, well, humans existed. These infectious organisms are not always winning the battle. All of them have one thing in common – not all their victims succumb to their morbid or lethal effects. In fact humans always strive to eliminate these insidious agents and we have actually been…

12 Known Complications of Fracture

Fracture can also be accompanied by some forms of complications especially when they are not well managed, or when the impact on the surrounding tissues is much. Some of the possible complications of fracture include: 1. Bleeding: Fracture involves injury to the bone as well as the surrounding blood vessels. This brings about severe bleeding.…

Food Safety – Bacteria and Time

Time and Binary Fission. Binary fission literally means splitting into two and is the term for how bacteria grow or multiply. Under ideal conditions bacterial cells will double in size every 10 to 20 minutes. Large numbers of bacteria can grow in a very short period of time, for example, one bacterial cell can become…

Acid Reflux – Diet and Foods to Avoid

Acid Reflux The muscle lining the lower esophagus (the tube carrying food from the throat to the stomach) opens for passage of food and liquid to stomach and otherwise remains closed so as to prevent stomach acid reflux from reaching the esophagus. When this muscle with such specialized function for some reasons gets weakened, stomach…

How Long Will It Take to Heal Acid Reflux?

It is important to treat your acid reflux before it causes any serious complications. However, the type of treatment and how long will it take to heal acid reflux varies from person to person. Meaning you need to find the right treatment option that will work for you. Everyone responds differently to treatment based on…

Flu (Influenza) Definition & Natural Remedies

Definition and description of Flu: Flu is referred to as Influenza in medical terminology. Flu is a highly contagious and acute respiratory tract infection that normally occurs in winter season. Generally, flu appears in form of epidemic. Though flu can affect people of all ages, children are affected more. Immuno-suppressed people, young children and people…