Medical Articles

How Coconut Oil Can Help Treat Pneumonia in Children

There are several individuals who believe that is is best to cure specific health developments with all natural products instead of with over the counter and prescription medicines. They think that many of the components we cook with or the plants that we pass by every day have healing qualities that work quicker and are…

Common Causes Of Rib Pain

The ribs are the bones that enclose the heart and the lungs to protect them from getting damaged. However, the ribs can easily be inflamed and fractured. Many people experience rib pain because of several causes. If you want to know what is causing yours, continue reading below. Your rib pain can be a result…

Rib, Chest and Upper Back Pain Causes

When people feel pain in the chest area, they often fear the worst. While it is important to be aware of symptoms that may indicate serious problems like a heart attack, it is also good to know that there are many causes of chest and rib pain that do not involve the heart. Intercostal Muscle…

Tips To Relieving Your Bronchitis All On Your Own

Bronchitis is a disease that can affect the lungs, but usually only the respiratory system is the one affected. There are two types of bronchitis: acute and chronic bronchitis. Both of them can be treated at home, but the chronic bronchitis poses a little more problems than the acute type. As it is an illness…

Whiplash – What You Must Know About TMJ

In horse and buggy days whiplash was rare. Sure, a horse could bolt and cause a whiplash type reaction on passengers. But, let’s face it-horses rarely spaced out and ran into the buggy in front of them. There are many injuries that can be caused in this type of accident. They range from sprain/strain that…

Hip Replacement Surgery Risks and Complications

Hip replacement is generally a safer procedure, but as with any surgery, some potential risks and complications can occur with this surgery. Following are some possible hip replacement complications and risks that you should be aware of prior to pursuing this treatment option. Blood Clots Blood clots, medically known as thromboembolic disease, can form in…

Non-Union of Old Fractures – How to Help Yourself

The non-union of an old fracture is when a fracture won’t heal. This is normally because your immune system is so badly compromised, it can’t do its job of healing you. A good and efficient immune system will always be able to repair injuries with the minimum of fuss and in the least time. However,…

Why Does My Shoulder Pop – Is it Serious?

People will often come up to me and ask why their shoulders pop when they move. Most of the time the answer is simple. The typical reasons this happens are: 1. An inflamed muscle or tendon moving and because it is inflamed and bigger, it could make a popping sound or feel like a popping…

How Can Cerebral Palsy Be Prevented?

Cerebral palsy is a disorder that can occur in a child even before the child is born, during birth or after birth. This is a disorder where the part of the brain, which helps control muscles, is damaged. As the saying, ‘Prevention is better than cure’ goes; there are many preventive measures that pregnant women…

What’s Wrong With Glenn Beck’s Health?

Glenn Beck is a popular radio and television host, author, and conservative spokesman. Lately, he has been complaining of health problems. His first complaint was that he was having trouble seeing. More recently, he has complained about changes to his voice, numbness to his hands, and has had difficulty losing weight, despite starting to work…

Abdominal Hernia Support

Most people who get hernias are usually men, as they tend to exert themself more often, lifting heavy object over time etc. Doing this can lead to a tear in you abdominal wall and then the hernia protrudes. You may be thinking that older men are the only ones that get hernias but this is…

McKenzie Derangement Syndrome

The third syndrome which McKenzie distinguished was derangement syndrome. This syndrome has its theoretical basis in the effect of repetition of movement on the nucleus of the intervertebral discs. The outer covering of the disc, the annulus fibrosus, is firm and resilient to withstand the stresses on the structure and contain the nucleus when it…

Dosage to Treat Postherpetic Neuralgia

Neurontin doses Gabapentin (Neurontin) is given by mouth with food or between meals. If Gabapentin dose is lessened, interrupted or replaced with a similar medication, this should be done little by little over a minimum of 1 week (a longer period may be necessary at the discretion of the doctor who prescribes it). Postherpetic Neuralgia…