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Treatments & Coping With Colon Cancer

Patients who receive a diagnosis of colon cancer quickly become depressed and have a lot of unanswered questions about their future. The most important thing for them to realize is that they are not alone and that their friends and family are there to provide love and support. When dealing with any type of illness,…

Can Ovarian Cysts Really Prevent Pregnancy?

A cyst is an abnormality that can be pictured as an enclosed little pocket inside the body. It could be filled with air, fluids, or even a semi-solid material. (A cyst is different from an abscess, which is filled with puss.) There are many different types of cysts that can be located in various parts…

What Is The Typical Ovarian Cyst Size?

Ovarian cyst size is one of the most important parameters used in the diagnosis of ovarian cancer. It is a standard operating procedure for medical professionals to measure the size of the cyst once it are detected. Aside from the severity of the condition, the size of the cyst is also indicative of the type…

Drug-Free Life: Natural Treatments for Kidney Disease

It is indeed unfortunate to be diagnosed with an unceasing illness of the kidney. The patient is naturally concerned to know his status, what caused the disease and the kind of treatments available. At present, many people are inclined to opt for alternate therapies, mainly to avoid pharmaceuticals treatment as they are apprehensive of the…

Stage I Vs DTI Wound Assessment

Are your nurses confident they can tell the difference between a Stage I pressure ulcer and a Deep Tissue Injury (DTI)? It is important! A DTI will probably break down and become a Stage III or IV pressure ulcer, or it will become an area of necrosis. A stage I will just go away if…

Amla Herb and Indian Gooseberry (Vitamin C)

Amla also know as amalaki, dhatriphala and in Sanskrit and Emblica officinalis scientifically, is the most widely used herb in the ayurvedic system of medicine. it maintains balance amongst three Doshas of wind, bile and phelgm (Vayu, Pitta and Cough) and effectively controls digestive problems, strengthens heart, builds up and sustains defence mechanism, improves eye…

The Diversity of Lupus Symptoms

Lupus is a complex autoimmune disease that generates a wide variety of symptoms. The symptoms produced by lupus may range from mild to severe and generally occur in flares, unpredictably aggravating or ameliorating over time. Some of the common symptoms of lupus are: pronounced fatigue, pain and swelling of the joints, skin rashes and fever.…

How to Deal With Lymphedema

Lymphedema is swelling that mostly occurs in your arms and legs. It is caused by a blockage in your lymphatic system that prevents the lymph fluid in your arm or leg to drain. The accumulated fluid causes the swelling. Currently there is no cure for lymphedema, but it can be controlled. Here are some of…

Migraine Syndrome

I have coined the name—migraine syndrome—to explain many different symptoms the migraine patient experiences. The name migraine syndrome puts the emphasis on migraines. The central point with treating any of the symptoms of migraine syndrome is to properly treat the migraines. These patients are very sensitive to light, sound, smell, food, and/or stress. If migraine…

Relationship Of Blood Glucose Levels In Cardiac Arrest

Researches show and explain that blood glucose levels of a person that recently survived from cardiac arrest negatively affects that person’s recovery of nervous system. Blood glucose level or also referred as the blood sugar concentration is the amount of sugar present in the blood of a human or animal. Usually referring to mammals, their…

Fish Oil In the Prevention of Heart Disease

Studies of fish oils and extract in the form of pills and formulas for heart disease have not been uniformly promising. The best results are for patients with a history of heart attack. In the GSSI Prevenzione Study, 11,000 Italian post heart attack patients on standard medication therapy who took 850 mg of omega-3 fatty…