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Chest Pain Related to MRSA

Most commonly the symptoms of MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) will present on the skin. It can be in the form of an abscess, rash, boil, bumps, or impetigo and is often accompanied with flu-like symptoms. When it is in the heart or lungs it can cause chest pain. If there was surgery in the chest…

What is Edema and How Can it Affect Me?

People from all walks of life, whether healthy or unhealthy, need to be informed regarding what is edema, what its effects can be on the body, how to stave it off – and what to do if someone has this condition. This is because, as will be discussed, anyone can get it, even someone who…

The Vital Role of Public Health Nursing

A survey done by the Department of Health of United Kingdom reveals that about 74% of adults in United Kingdom consumed an alcoholic drink daily. Worse still, more than 37% individuals reported they didn’t know the harmful effects of addiction to alcohol. These statistics reveal two things and they are as below: – Adults getting…

8 Simple Ways to Encourage Hair Regrowth

So you have lost your mane and are looking for simple ways to encourage hair growth. Is there anything you can do to help grow your mane? Well your locks are dead and you can’t do much to help the hair on your head grow but you can go a long way to help grow…

What Causes Cancer? Cancer, Genes, and Epigenetics

There are multiple causes of cancer. It is a very complicated process but can be simplified to lifestyle choices, chronic inflammation, infections, and genes. Lifestyle choices are the most important predictors of risk of diseases, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, stroke and cancer. What we eat, drink, or smoke are instrumental in what kind…

Bacteria Infections in Turtles

Common Bacteria in Turtles Slow moving and hard shelled, turtles make fun pets but have a bit of a down side. Tortoises and turtles often suffer bacterial infections that cause disease. The good thing is that with the proper housing, nutrition, and sanitation these infections can be avoided for the most part. Being familiar with…

Diseases of the Abdomen and Ultrasonography

Some diseases of the abdomen may also remain undetected for a long time. This is particularly true of gallbladder diseases – gallstones (cholelithiasis), inflammation of the gallbladder (cholecystitis), or even cancer of the gallbladder. Either gallstones or an inflamed gallbladder may lead to cancer of the gallbladder. Therefore, it is necessary to detect early cases…

Shoulder Pain Management

Because of the complex makeup of the shoulder joint, these complex movements make the shoulder extremely vulnerable to sprains, strains, tears and inflammation of the capsules, muscles, ligaments and bursa that are involved in the make-up of the joint itself. The shoulder joint is actually made up of three joints and one “articulation”, where the…

Treating Frozen Shoulder to Get Range of Motion Back

Treating frozen shoulder conservatively can be a challenge, right? Any experienced clinician knows that adhesive capsulitis can affect anyone without warning. When it does, its not your run-of-the-mill ache or pain. In fact, the pain from this condition is often overwhelming and unrelenting. There have even been comparisons to having a baby…and the pain from…