Medical Articles

Stomach Problems Which Cause Dog Vomiting

Serious stomach problems invariably cause dog vomiting. These problems can be best diagnosed by a gastroscopy (a thin fibre-optic instrument which is passed in through the mouth and into the stomach), X-rays and ultrasound. When a gastroscope is not available, exploratory surgery can be done but is a lot more intrusive for the dog. Dogs…

Food Poisoning in Restaurants – How to Take Action

Have you ever eaten at a restaurant and later became violently ill, even to the point of being hospitalized? If so, you may have been the victim of food poisoning due to the restaurant’s negligence regarding food safety rules and regulations, and may be entitled to compensation for your suffering and time off from work.…

Good and Bad Foods for Stomach Ulcers

Not all foods are good for the stomach. When the stomach is suffering from ulcers, it is but wise to know what are the good and bad foods for stomach ulcers. Ulcers are sores in the lining of the digestive tract. Types of ulcers are identified where they occur. Doudenal ulcers are ulcers in the…

Cure Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism by Balancing Your Body

Millions of Americans suffer from a problem with their thyroid. Most problems with the thyroid deal with either having hypothyroidism (abnormally low thyroid hormone production) or hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid hormone production). Yet, doctors’ are unable to give an explanation as to why people are suffering from these diseases. If a cause is not known how…

Causes, Symptoms and Natural Remedies For Gastritis

Gastritis is a disease characterized by irritation and inflammation of mucosa or stomach lining. Our stomach lining secretes certain enzymes, acids that aid digestion. It also secretes mucus that saves the stomach lining from the corrosive action of acid. Inflammation of stomach lining or gastritis lowers the production of digestive enzymes and acids jeopardizing the…

Coxsackie Virus – The Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD)

Coxsackie virus (or coxsackievirus) is commonly known as the Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD). This is because it causes a blister-like rash that affects the hands, feet and mouth of the patients. The majority of patients identified and diagnosed with Coxsackie infection are children under 10 years of age, with occasional cases infecting adults…

Leg Edema – Causes and Treatment

When you feel a swelling sensation on your legs, most likely, you are experiencing water retention in your legs, or what is also known as leg edema. This can be a very uncomfortable feeling and can occur in either legs or one. It is noticeable if the swelling appears in the calves or the lower…

Pathological Condition – Acute Myocardial Infarction

Acute Myocardial Infarction (MI) can be defined as condition in which, there is death or necrosis of myocardial cells. It is generally diagnosed at the end of the ambit of myocardial ischemia or acute coronary condition. Myocardial infarction occurs once myocardial ischemia oversteps a critical threshold and overcomes myocardial cellular repairing mechanism that is contrived…

10 Signs of Heart Attack

This is a list of the most common heart attack symptoms. From chest pain, nausea, heartburn to the “Levin’s Sign”. 1. Chest pain: This is the most common symptom reported by heart attack victims. If you suddenly begin to have pain in the chest, you should call a doctor or go to the emergency room…

How Does a Person Get Tuberculosis?

Tuberculosis is caused by the Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria. The disease usually affects the lungs but it can also affect any organ of the body like the bones or heart. Earlier, before the discovery of antibiotics, the disease was more popularly known as consumption as there was no treatment and people suffering from the disease would…