Medical Articles

Caution – Stiff Neck – or Torticollis?

Have you ever heard of a condition called torticollis? Chances are you have not, or if you have, you may not be absolutely 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 sever muscle spasms…

Physician Assistant – Preparing For the Education

Physician Assistant programs numbered 136 as I write this with colleges in many states preparing to host another program. It is a profession that offers much to those in it and to the medical establishment. PAs are often the only employees a medical practice can hire that do not add to overhead. What actions and…

Factors That Make Acne Worst

Genetics Factors Genetics factors play a significant role in acne formation, although we do not know which genes exactly are involved. It is likely that combination of genes from both parents are liable. It is common to see that several members in the same family have acne. If one or both parents have severe acne,…

Gall Bladder Polyps – What Are They?

It is commonly known that women who have had children and those who are pregnant are prone to gall stones. Gall bladder polyps, however, are less widely known. Not to confuse polyps with stones– a polyp is a growth protruding from the lining of the gall bladder and is also referred to as a “tumor.”…

Common Symptoms of Thrush In Adults

Thrush is a fungal infection which can affect both adults and children. This infection occurs because of overgrowth of the fungus Candida. Also referred to as Candidiasis, this infection can affect the genitals or skin. In this article I am going to share information on symptoms of thrush in adults. Candida or yeast is naturally…

Hepatitis

Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver. Hepa is Latin for "liver" and the English suffix "itis" means inflammation. Hepatitis is characterized by other pathologies such as jaundice, abdominal and gastric discomfort, hepatomegaly, and dark urine (which is a sign of severe acidosis). What causes hepatitis? Answer: Toxemia! When an organ like the liver…

Reverse Cirrhosis of the Liver Naturally

Cirrhosis of the Liver A degenerative inflammatory disease that results in the hardening and scarring of liver cells. The liver becomes unable to function properly due to the scarred tissue which causes the normal passage of blood through the liver. Most common cause is excessive alcohol consumption. Malnutrition and chronic inflammation can also lead to…

Ovarian Cysts Symptoms Are a WARNING Sign

Clearly enlisting ovarian cyst symptoms is a difficult proposition. The main reason behind this difficulty is that ovarian cysts can display very few to no symptoms. Ovarian cysts are often discovered accidentally during a Routine Physical Exam or can be chanced upon during ultrasound, which might be performed for various reasons. Let’s take a closer…

Improve Dental Health by Eating the Right Foods

How are Tooth Cavities Caused? Eating right can help prevent the two most common dental problems that people typically struggle with: Cavities and gum disease. Tooth decay (that eventually leads to cavities) is caused by accumulation of bacteria in the mouth. This bacteria comes from the food you eat and acts on the sugars contained…

Difference Between Human Body Cells

There are differences between cells in function and structure. Each type of cell is specialized throughout the body to do different activities. There are five type of cells in our body: 1. NERVE CELL: The other name of nerve cell is NEURONS. They are electrically excitable cells in the nervous system that process and transmit…

Treating Hyperacidity

You've just had your fill at a fancy restaurant when all of a sudden you experience a sharp pain in your stomach. The pain appears to extend to your heart and you're all sweaty. Blame it on hyperacidity – a common condition that happens when you eat spicy or fatty foods. Hyperacidity refers to the…

Do You Have Gastritis?

Contrary to common belief, gastritis is not a single disease but rather different different conditions. "Gastritis" simply means "inflammation of the stomach," and stomach infection can be caused by a variety of factors. When the stomach becomes inflamed, it is because something has happened to irritate the stomach lining. Gastritis can be mild or severe,…