Medical Articles

Naiouli Oil – Strong Antiseptic, Anti-bacterial, Relieves Cold & Flu Symptoms & Skin Infections

Naiouli ( Melaleuca quinquenervia ) Aromas: Fresh, camphoraceous, penetrating, warm, sweet Keywords: Strongly Antiseptic, Anti-bacterial The aroma of Naiouli oil is fresh, warm, penetrating, and slightly sweet, similar to eucalyptus oil. In the regions where Naiouli is grown and distilled the natives use Naiouli oil for a variety of medicinal purposes. Generally regarded as a…

Causes of Bronchitis

Bronchitis is one of the most common respiratory infections that could be contracted by both children and adults. This disease affects the respiratory tract and is characterized by coughing spells that are accompanied with greenish or yellowish-gray mucus. Other symptoms that could be seen for bronchitis are just like those that can be seen in…

Shoulder Dystocia

Shoulder dystocia is an obstetrical complication that occurs in approximately 30,000 deliveries in the US every year. In this medical emergency, the child’s head is able to clear the cervix, but the shoulders become impacted behind the mother’s pelvis. This impaction may prevent a vaginal delivery. In such cases, the baby’s face will exhibit what…

Placental Abruption As Cause for Cerebral Palsy

Placental abruption (also known as abruption placentae) is a medical complication that occurs during pregnancy wherein the placental lining separates, either partially or completely, from the wall of the mother’s uterus prior to delivery. Occurring in approximately 1% of all pregnancies, placental abruption can result in severe health consequences for both the mother and unborn…

What Does Cerebral Palsy Mean?

It makes sense when answering the question, ‘What does cerebral palsy mean?’ To start with the words themselves. A literal translation of cerebral palsy (CP) is brain paralysis. CP is a congenital brain disorder meaning; it is acquired before or during the birth of the child. However, there are a few cases where the condition…

What Can Cause Fractures, Cartilage Damage and Osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is an age-related condition that increases a person’s risk of bone fractures and damaged cartilage. Bone fractures are more serious as we age, because of slow healing. Surgical procedures are often required to correct the damage. Surgery is accompanied by complications that can cut short a person’s life. Here you will learn about the…

Fixing That Pesky Muscle Problem

Sometimes it’s funny to hear some of the things people say to you when you tell them that you are a chiropractor. I get to hear about the aches and pains of the people in a group, and I’m happy to help and provide insight into the problem whenever the situation arises. One of my…

Shingles in Senior Citizens

Have you ever had chickenpox? After exposure to chickenpox, the virus that caused it (varicella-zoster virus) remains in the body, residing in some nerve cells. This virus can become active again in the form of a disease called shingles which results in pain and blisters. Senior citizens are at especially high risk for developing shingles.…