Medical Articles

Acid Reflux Disease – How You Can Cure It

Acid reflux is referred to as gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD. This is a disease that’s can be characterized by a gastric content’s abnormal reflux in the esophagus. The whole process results in to certain chronic symptoms or even mucosal damage. Most people are under the notion that there’s no cure for this disease. However,…

Clinical Findings of the Coxsackie Virus

The incubation period of Coxsackie virus infection ranges from 2 to 9 days. The clinical manifestations of infection with various Coxsackie viruses are diverse and may present as distinct disease entities. A. HerpanginaThis disease is caused by certain group A viruses (2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10). There is an abrupt onset on fever, sore…

What is Edema and Can Adjustable Beds Really Help?

There have been quite a few articles written about how an adjustable bed can assist with the symptoms of an affliction called edema. I have not seen, in any of these articles, any mention of exactly what edema is and how an adjustable bed can possibly help. Most articles I have researched on the subject…

Gout Linked to Diabetes

Gout and diabetes have been together longer than peanut butter and jelly. These two sinister diseases have been wreaking havoc on the human population for many years, but why? Before we discuss the connection between diabetes and gout, let’s review exactly what diabetes is. Diabetes is a disease where sufferers inject insulin to treat high…

Heart Attacks in Women – Causes and Symptoms

For years the idea persisted that women were unlikely to experience a major coronary event due to the protection afforded by certain female hormones. While there is shred of truth is this long held view we now know that by age 65 women are just as likely as men to have a serious heart problem,…

HIV and Night Sweats

The human body undergoes many changes while it attempts to fight off HIV. As time progresses and more research is done on HIV/AIDS, treatments are becoming better and more affordable. One thing that is still an untreatable discomfort, though, are night sweats. Sweating is totally normal. The average person sweats about 1 quart of water…

How To Stop Pneumonia From Becoming Cancer

They say you can die from pneumonia, but what do they mean by that? Bacterial pneumonia is treated with antibiotics, but sometimes not all the bacteria is killed off by the antibiotics and the pneumonia can return. Pneumonia also causes inflammation in the lungs. If the inflammation remains, your body will fight back by developing…

Back Pain When Coughing

Coughing generally has the purpose of expelling mucus and other materials from the lungs and upper respiratory pathways, though sometimes it is a symptom of an allergic reaction and produces nothing. Whether your cough is related to a cold, flu, allergies or asthma, coughing can cause chest and back pain. There are two main types…

Warm And Cold Winter Vacation Spots

If you are looking to take a vacation in January or February there are some places you should definitely look into for an unforgettable vacation. If you want to go to somewhere warm the following are good choices… 1. Hawaii. During the winter months Hawaii is still usually around low to mid 80 degrees. The…

Bronchitis Treatment – List Of Excellent Drugs

Modern society suffers mostly from various kinds of respiratory disorders, some contagious and some noncontagious. The markets are flooded with a variety of drugs to treat bronchitis and other disorders. All of us need to have adequate knowledge about how to maintain good health. We need to know the best drugs to treat bronchitis, in…

Shoulder Injury and Shoulder Stiffness

The shoulder consists of the head of your upper arm bone (the humerus), your shoulder blade (the scapula), and your collarbone (the clavicle). The humerus fits into a round socket called the glenoid. The rotator cuff is a combination of tendons and muscles that keep your humerus in alignment. The shoulder’s unique mobility leads to…

Plastic Surgery Repair of Cheek Bone Fractures

Cheek bone (zygomatic) fractures are one of the most common facial fractures, Over the years, I have seen many cheek bone (malar) fractures and they are commonly the result of personal assaults (being punched in the face) and sports injuries. The cheek bone sits on a very prominent part of the face and, as a…