Medical Articles

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…

Mesothelioma – Do You Need To Worry?

Mesothelioma is a unique cancer that’s directly associated with asbestos. This cancer grows in the mesothelium which is the lining that encapsulates many of the body’s organs but is more common in the lungs and chest cavity. This particular disease is difficult to discover as you may not suffer symptoms for several decades after having…

The Nutrients Needed by New-Born Babies

In order to maintain the normal growth of the body, new-born babies need balanced and moderate nutrients each day. Generally speaking, they need protein, fat, mineral substances, vitamins and so on. Mineral substances, macro elements and trace elements are rather essential for new-born babies to keep normal development. These nutrients mainly include sodium, potassium, chlorine,…

Fibroid Tumor Symptoms

Fibroid tumors or fibroids are the most common tumor in women. 75% of women deal with it at some point in their lives. The good thing about it is that it’s almost always benign or non-cancerous which is why it does not require treatment most of the time. Your doctor just needs to check on…

Acute Bronchitis

Acute bronchitis is one of the top 10 reasons for Americans to visit the doctor. Peak season is Fall and Winter. Symptoms include persistent cough with or without upper respiratory symptoms (sore throat, nasal congestion, headache, increased sputum production, and fever). Most cases are caused by viruses including: influenza, RSV, and adenovirus. Other causes include…

Rainforest Plants – Guaco

Family: Asteraceae Genus: Mikania Species: cordifolia, glomerata, guaco, laevigata Common Names: Guaco, guace, bejuco de finca, cepu, liane Francois, matafinca, vedolin, cipĆ³ caatinga, huaco, erva das serpentes General Description: Guaco is a climbing vine of Asteraceae family. The leaves are large; those of the mikania laevigata species exude a vanilla aroma when crushed together. ‘Guaco”…

Burning Chest – Signs of Acid Reflux

Do you have heartburn? Do you have a burning chest? There are various signs that may point to heartburn or GERD. There are so many causes of people dismissing this ailment, and they think that it is a normal occurrence. Heartburn is in fact, not normal. Everything about it is a result of a dysfunction…

Viral & Bacterial Bronchitis – The Differences

Environmental factors can cause illness, just as much as viruses and bacteria can. When you become ill, quality of life is affected. Relationships with family and friends can suffer. A healthy lifestyle may help you to prevent illnesses. Get into a regular routine of hygiene and immunizations and exercise and diet, and this will go…