Medical Articles

10 Signs You Are Wearing the Wrong Size Bra

Statistics reveals that almost 80% of women wear the wrong bra size and this can cause a number of problems for the women. Ill-fitting bras can contribute to headaches and back pain and the bigger your breasts are, the more likely you would be affected by those problems. How do you know that your bra…

What is Exacerbation of Chronic Bronchitis and What Causes This?

Medically termed Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Bronchitis or AECB, these are episodes when a person affected with chronic bronchitis suffers intense breathing problems, and the episodes appear much more serious. Often the situation becomes so serious that immediate medical attention might be needed and even hospitalization. This situation should be avoided – there are treatments…

Are You a Candidate For Hip Replacement Surgery?

Arthritis and severe hip injury may lead to extreme pain or even inability to walk. Some doctors may recommend total hip replacement surgery for patients with severe hip problems. Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and traumatic arthritis are three common causes of hip pain and immobility. If you have a family history of osteoarthritis and you’re developing…

The 4 Stages of Addiction

According to the dictionary addiction means:- 1. Being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit forming (especially alcohol and narcotic drugs). 2. An abnormally strong craving. 3. (Roman Law) a formal award by a court sentence of a thing or person to another (as of a debtor to his…

Keyword Research Analysis Paralysis – KRAP

Keyword research is one of the most talked about topics in SEO, and one of the least understood. Get 3 SEO consultants together to discuss it and each will give you different ideas about how to do it, what tools to use, and what the most critical elements of the process are. It’s enough to…

Diet & Routine For Treating Hiatus Hernia Symptoms

A hiatus hernia (often called hiatal hernia) is a condition where the lower esophagus and part of the stomach slide through the hiatus in the diaphragm, or where part of the stomach pushes through next to the oesophagus into the chest cavity. Hiatus hernias can be caused by injury or accidents, hard sneezing or coughing,…

Frozen Shoulder Manipulation – Snap, Crackle, Pop

Of all the treatment options available for a stiff arm, a frozen shoulder manipulation is the one that is feared the most by patients with this condition. As a clinician I’m often asked if this will cure the symptoms, to which I quickly reply “It depends”. The consensus among most medical professionals is that aside…

Shingles Rash – Initial Symptom of Shingles Outbreak

Shingles also called the herpes zoster will lead to awfully painful skin rash. These shingles rashes are caused by the virus known as Vermicelli zoster virus, which is also said to cause chickenpox. If a people had suffered from chickenpox in the past, this virus stayed dormant in his nerve tissues. Due to any form…

What Are the Symptoms of Myofascial Pain Syndrome?

People with Myofascial pain syndrome have chronic muscle pain in specific locations. This pain can sometimes be severe, and is caused by trigger points. Trigger points are tightened bands within the muscle. They are switched on by a protective reflex – ie. when you are thrown suddenly to one side your muscles will to into…

How to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Concerta, a brand name for the drug Methylphenidate, is an amphetamine-like prescription stimulant commonly used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, ADHD in children and adults. Other brand names include Ritalin, Ritalina, Metadate, Methylin and Rubifen. Concerta is also one of the primary drugs used to treat symptoms of traumatic brain injury and the daytime…

Resveratrol and Diabetes

Diabetes is very much a lifestyle and aging disease, and Resveratrol, with its uncanny ability to maintain and repair the body has now been proven to help with the control, reducing the risk of the onset of diabetes, and some are saying, the curing of diabetes. This is a huge claim, I know, but it…