Medical Articles

What You Need to Know About Feline Urinary Stones

Just as humans can have problems with the formation of stones in the urinary tract, the same is true of your feline friend. While these stones, which are referred to as uroliths or calculi, can be found anywhere in the urinary tract or the kidneys, they are most commonly found inside the bladder. What Causes…

Are Your Blood Pressure Meds Making You Sick?

Blood pressure medicines are available only by prescription. Why not over the counter? Simply because they are dangerous drugs and their use must be monitored by a physician. Just how dangerous are they? Here are some of the side-effects: fluid retention, nausea, diarrhea, leg cramps, skin rashes, impotence, extreme tiredness, weakness, insomnia, headache, low potassium…

Ancient Ayurvedic Treatment for Acid Reflux

Ayurveda is an ancient treatment from India. The origin of Ayurveda dates back to thousands of years. Ayurveda basically means knowledge of life in Sanskrit. Ayurveda believes in holistic treatment. Ayurveda does not believe in one-size fits all. Hence, each and every individual is studied before prescribing any remedy. The same approach is followed for…

Toddlers and Children with Heartburn or Acid Reflux

Heartburn in toddlers and children is not thought to be as common as heartburn in adults. This may be due to the strength of the young LES – the ring of muscle that controls the flow of swallowed food and water from the esophagus into the stomach. Heartburn in toddlers and children is, nonetheless, a…

Green Tea For GERD

If you are suffering from acid reflux disease, also known as GERD, then you may be interested in a healthy alternative to over-the-counter antacids. Green tea is a natural remedy that many people have tried successfully to treat heartburn and other symptoms of GERD. In Asian cultures teas have been used for ages to cure…

Back Pain & Rheumatoid Arthritis

This form of arthritis can cause back pain. Your doctor will talk about it, but it may be obvious if you have R.A. This disease is a systemic one which causes joint inflammation. It is linked to autoimmune diseases or genetics. Inflammation of ligaments, bones and cartilage can cause destruction or reduced capability. Calcification occurs.…

Lymphedema Stocking

Lymphedema patients need to wear stocking so that the swelling of the limbs reduce and the flow of lymph fluid is regulated. With the right lymphedema stocking used on the swollen limb the limb also tends to reduce to its normal size. Swelling in the limbs often restricts the mobility of the individuals. Compression garments…

Congenital Heart Disease in Your Premature Baby

Heart Disease or Congenital Heart Disease is one of the most common forms of birth defects and there is often no known cause. Heart problems develop during the first 8 weeks of a baby’s development, and this is often before a woman even knows she is pregnant. Because of this, many women sometimes feel that…

Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease

Several epidemiological, pathophysiological and clinical studies reveal that obesity and overweight conditions are the two major factors contributing to the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Obesity is now a world-wide epidemic, more pronounced in USA, Europe and all other developing nations. Obesity/ overweight is due to the imbalance between physical activity and dietary energy intake. Sedentary…

Is It Indigestion or a Heart Attack?

You’ve been feeling some tightness and pain in your chest and you think it may be heartburn. Was it those spicy burritos you had for lunch or something far worse? Sometimes the signs of a heart attack are unassuming. You may think: “I’m too young to have a heart attack” but what if it is…

A Cough – A Little More Complicated Than it Sounds

A cough may be a good thing or a bad thing. Mostly, it’s a good thing. It alerts your nervous system, both consciously and subconsciously, that some problem is in the respiratory airways that shouldn’t be there. This is not the case where someone has a psychogenic problem where they cough when they feel nervous,…

3 Unique Methods Proven to Increase Hair Growth

There are a lot of different products on the market out there that supposedly claim to make your hair grow back. Well as you can imagine most of them are nothing but gimmicky products aimed to take your money. If you want to truly increase hair growth without spending a dime on these things, you…