Medical Articles

Cerebral Palsy Discrimination Still a Problem

Ignorance and Thoughtlessness still result in Discrimination against Cerebral Palsy Victims Rajiv Rajan recently made headlines for cerebral palsy discrimination when he was asked to disembark from an Air Sahara plane. Because he was wheelchair-bound and suffered from some of the symptoms of cerebral palsy, which can include lack of muscle control and movement, seizures,…

The 3 P’s: Perfectionism, Procrastination, and Paralysis

Do you set your standards high, but always feel like you’ve failed? Learn about the 3 “P’s” and end the vicious cycle that keeps you stuck and ineffective. The Vicious Cycle Perfectionism, procrastination, and paralysis – one often leads to the next, in a vicious cycle, especially on large, long-term projects with no clear deadlines.…

TMJ – What Is a Clicking Jaw Joint?

If you have a clicking jaw, it may mean that you have a problem with your temporomandibular joints, or TMJ. Millions of people suffer from TMJ dysfunction, and it is estimated that as many as 75% of the population may experience symptoms of TMJ discomfort. TMD, or temporomandibular joint dysfunction, is a complex pathology affecting…

What Do Neuralgia And Sciatica Have In Common?

Both neuralgia and sciatica (a form of neuralgia) affect people in their nerves, leading to chronic pain that can be very difficult to treat. Neuralgia is more commonly found in older people; however, anyone can suffer from both neuralgia and sciatica, sometimes in an ongoing battle where it comes and goes. Neuralgia can be caused…

Pinched Nerves in the Pelvis

What is a Pinched Nerve? Your nerves come from your brain, down through your spine and then branch out from there out to your organs and muscles. The nerves control and regulate these organs and muscles and ensure that they are functioning properly. Two of the largest nerves branch out from your pelvis and travel…

Self Massage Treatment for Lymphedema

A self massage is basically used for improvement in the flow and drainage of lymph. This is done by stimulating the lymphatic vessels by massage. Self massage is also known as lymphatic massage. Usually a lymphedema therapist instructs patients on carrying out self massage or lymphatic massage. One should understand that this is not a…

Caution – Stiff Neck – or Torticollis?

Have you ever heard of a condition called torticollis? Chances are you haven’t, or if you have, you may not be entirely sure what it means. But, it’s almost certain that you’ve experienced it or have been presented by a client suffering from this painful situation. Symptoms of this condition include severe muscle spasms in…

Respiratory Disorders Common in Children

There are important respiratory disorders which are very common amongst patients with respiratory diseases. Such disorders call for great concern. What are they? Viral coup syndromeViral coup syndrome is the inflammation of larynx, trachea, and bronchial tubes that takes different progressive forms presenting a syndrome of laryngeal obstruction (edema of the subglottic region leads to…

Top 10 Most Effective Home Remedies For Tonsillitis

Tonsils are known as part of immunity system present in mouth. However, there are certain conditions, which may lead to damage and infection to them. The state of inflammation of tonsils is known as tonsillitis. The person suffering from tonsillitis often experiences sore throat, difficulty in swallowing, pain in ear, weakness and enlargement of lymph…

Metabolic Disorders and Diabetes

Metabolic disorders are mostly genetic conditions that affect the production of energy within the cells; however, some occur as a result of improper diet or nutritional deficiencies. In some cases, dietary supplements correct metabolic disorders. For example, thiamine (B-1) supplementation is used under close medical supervision in the treatment of several genetic metabolic disorders, including…

Diabetes – What To Do

Diabetes is a degenerative, chronic disease that is caused by the body not producing enough insulin and thereby causing insulin deficiencies. You can also be insulin resistant, this condition is where the cells resist the insulin’s attempts to regulate blood sugar levels. The insulin hormone is produced by the pancreas and its job is to…

Sufferers of Addictions, Obesity, Diseases, Psychological Disorders – There’s a Cause and a Solution

Scientists are now confirming that parasites can and do alter the brain chemistry of it’s host for it’s own survival purposes linking it to uncontrollable addictions, sugar cravings, eating disorders, just about every known disease, weight gain, feelings of anxiety, anger,depression, insecurity, self-doubt and neuroticism. The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies parasites as among the…