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Basic ECG interpretation

Only a real health professional can interpret an electrocardiogram or ECG result. However, enough knowledge on ECG can help you make basic interpretations. Below is how health professionals interpret electrocardiography waves: The first small spike you will see is called the P wave. It represents the contraction of the atria or the upper chambers of…

What Are the Signs of a Heart Attack?

A heart attack, or Myocardial Infarction, occurs when blood supply to a portion of the heart muscle is interrupted and the muscle tissue begins to die, or necrose, because of a lack of oxygen. Blood supply is usually interrupted in a heart attack by a small clot forming in one of the coronary arteries feeding…

How To Manage Shoulder Dystocia During Birth

Shoulder Dystocia is a type of complication that may occur during delivery. Sometimes during the course of a normal vaginal delivery, the head of the baby is delivered but the shoulders get stuck behind the mother’s pubic bone and the baby cannot be delivered promptly. This condition is termed as a shoulder dystocia. This article…

The Benefits of Cerebral Palsy Foundation

Cerebral palsy is one of the serious body impairment that is caused by injury on the part of the brain responsible for muscle tone and body movement. This is a congenital defect that mostly affects new born infants. The signs and symptoms are inability to move some of the major muscle groups in the body,…

Four Types of Stress Fracture in the Foot and Ankle

A stress fracture in your foot or ankle often results in pain, swelling and tenderness. Stress fractures involve a small crack or severe bruising found inside the bone. These tiny cracks are often caused over a period of time, from overuse and repetitive motions. They can also be associated with sudden changes or increases in…

Taking Control Of Your Mood With This Seizure Medication

Distributed under the name of Tenegrol, carbamazepine is a mood stabilizing and anticonvulsant drug. It is an antimanic medication used to control certain types of seizures in the treatment of epilepsy, to treat bipolar disorder, and is sometimes used in the treatment of schizophrenia. Also used to combat trigeminal neuralgia. Tegretol Information Carbamazepine was discovered…

What Causes Blurred Vision?

Blurred vision can be an entirely unpleasant experience. Not to mention the fact that it can be a symptom of serious diseases and disorders. The most common cause of blurred vision is the weakening of muscles which misshapes the lens of your eyes. When the lenses also lose their elasticity, it can also occur. Loss…

Best Psoriasis Book

Reading a Psoriasis Book maybe one of the smartest decision you have made. Psoriasis is a noncontagious autoimmune disease. The etiology of the disease is unknown. But the researchers found a number of cause associated with the disease. There are many things you may need to know about psoriasis. Internet is the plethora of valuable…