Medical Articles

How is HBV Spread? Alarming Facts YOU NEED to Know!

Hepatitis B is a life-threatening liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus. It is one of the most significant health problems affecting the liver; it is also the most serious type of viral hepatitis. Hepatitis B virus infection can cause chronic liver diseases and can put infected individuals at high risks of death from…

Dealing With Liver Cirrhosis: Dietary Guidelines

If you have liver cirrhosis, weight loss may be one of the clues if you’re currently undiagnosed. It’s important to understand what your liver does-essentially, your liver serves as a filter for many of the toxins that are present in the foods we eat. Basics Of course, this is a very broad explanation that doesn’t…

Effective Home Remedies for Food Poisoning That Work

Food poisoning is a serious food borne gastrointestinal disease. Harmful bacteria like Salmonella, Shigella and Clostridium get contaminated with cooked or uncooked food resulting in food poisoning. Cooked food must not be kept uncovered for a long time. Perishable food items like fish and milk get contaminated easily and should not be consumed quickly. Food…

What You Should Know About Ulcers

Eating is a pleasure to most people. The experience of tasting salty, sweet and spicy foods is a treat for the taste buds. But for some people food is a not a pleasure. After eating, they know that in 2-3 hours their stomach will be aching and they might even be sick to their stomach.…

How Long Can Heartburn Last?

Do you have frequent or what seems like unending heartburn? Do you ever ask yourself how long can heartburn last? If this sounds like you and you are currently suffering from these symptoms, then it’s likely that you need some answers fast. The first thing you should know is that it can actually last for…

Acid Reflux and Endoscopy

Before placing an acid reflux diagnosis, some health care professionals will recommend that the patient undergoes endoscopy, for confirmation – this procedure allows the visualization of the patient’s esophagus and stomach in order to detect any signs of acid reflux. The procedure is safe and painless. Although the endoscopy procedure itself only lasts for a…

4 Heart Failure Problems You Should Know About

Four reasons heart failure can happen are high blood pressure, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathy, and valveular heart disease. The result is the heart becomes unable to effectively pump blood to the body. Long-term high blood pressure (hypertension), if left untreated, can lead to the heart becoming enlarged, which can cause this condition. Medication and dietary…

Testosterone Shots – Benefits and Side Effects

There is no way you can maintain your overall and sexual health without optimum testosterone levels in your body. Testosterone is inseparable from men. It is what makes men what they are. Your aggressive behavior, sex drive, muscular and lean body etc., are all attributes of this predominant male hormone. Not just this, it also…

The Meaning of Abnormal EKG Results

Many physicians recommend EKGs as a preventive-screening tool for those with a family history of heart disease. While a healthy person does not need an EKG as a part of an annual exam, many physicians will recommend an EKG if they have concerns. If a patient complains of chest pain, palpitations or other indicators of…

What is the Description of Heart Disease?

The older you get, the more you seem to really start to think about what you put in your body — even if you still put in the fatty stuff anyway. The way a person might eat after spending a night out with friends at twenty tends to change in your thirties, and most certainly…

Lung Diseases

Our lungs are part of the respiratory system that helps us breathe and to live. They are located in the chest, above the diaphragm. When we breathe, oxygen enters our lungs and from there, is transported into our blood. When lung diseases occur in a person, it usually makes them unable to breathe properly. Lung…