Medical Articles

Catastrophic Injuries – Paralysis, Amputation, Burns

Overview: A catastrophic injury or illness usually occurs suddenly and without warning. Injuries may be considered catastrophic when they disrupt a person’s life and livelihood, or ability to earn a living. Management of catastrophic injuries is complex and may require the expertise of a team of health care professionals as the injured person moves from…

Fracture – Its Pathophysiology, Signs and Diagnosis

Violence or trauma leads to a break in the bone as well as injury to the underlying structures and soft tissues. There is tear in the periosteum which covers the bone. The blood vessels which supply the bone and the periosteum are ruptured leading to haemorrhage. The haemorrhage leads to the formation of a haematoma…

C5 C6 Disc Herniated

A C5 C6 disc that is herniated can cause incredible pain and disability for the person suffering with it. This article will discuss the most common symptoms associated with a C5 C6 herniated disc, causes, and three things you can do from home for relief. Before we get into all of that, though, we need…

Epidural Injections Work Well For Treatment of Pinched Nerves

Patients have benefited from epidural injections since they were invented back in the 1950s. They can provide excellent pain relief for conditions such as sciatica or radiculopathy from herniated discs, along with symptoms from spinal stenosis compressing nerves. Epidural injections work exceptionally well which is why they have remained in steady use over the past…

Wryneck Torticollis – Medical Treatments and Alternative Therapies

Wryneck and torticollis are characterized by painful spasms in the neck. A wryneck usually occurs suddenly and is self limited, often vanishing mysteriously. In contrast, torticollis comes on gradually; at first it is intermittent, but it keeps worsening until affected muscles are chronically contracted and the neck posture remains abnormal more or less permanently. Wryneck…

Symptoms Of Tonsillitis In Adults

The main symptom of tonsillitis in adults is a sore throat, it can be quite mild to very severe. This condition is quite popular in children, but a growing percentage is experiencing tonsillitis are from adults. There are many different reasons why you may experience tonsillitis such as glandular fever and viral infections. The swelling…

How to Treat Metabolic Syndrome and Hypoglycemia Symptoms

When you don’t take care of your health, you are prone to having different illnesses. Metabolic syndrome and hypoglycemia are two of the most common disorders that occur in about 20 to 30% of the population particularly in industrialized countries. Here are some ways on how you can treat these two disorders. Metabolic syndrome is…

Natural Cure for Diabetes

Food Therapy should be followed under the supervision from your doctor. Check your sugar level frequently so that sugar levels do not go beyond the recommended level Foods to avoid It is always advisable to avoid some foods if you are diabetic such as refined sugar, sweets, syrups, glucose, jam, molasses, fruit sugar, ice-cream, cakes,…

Obesity – A Lifestyle Choice

Obesity is an ever growing problem in the UK and the US and cost the health services millions every year in the treatment of people with obesity related diseases. The availability of so many processed, fatty and foods that are generally bad for us has increased dramatically over the years and it has become increasingly…