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Underdiagnosed Heart Attack Signs in Women

Study after study show that heart attacks and heart disease are grossly under-diagnosed in women and the explanation always seems to be that they did not have any symptoms. Women, who have had heart attacks, realize now, looking back, they did have symptoms and simply did not realize it. Why? Women's heart attack symptoms are…

Finding the Best Cardiologist

Seeking a cardiologist in Los Angeles that can fit your specific needs is crucial to taking the next step towards treating your heart condition. Aside from a referral from your general physician, you may want to trust in recommendations from friends or family. Still, there are several factors to consider in choosing the best cardiologist…

Infectious Diseases Spreading Around the Globe

Right now, infectious diseases are spreading around the world at an alarming rate. Tuberculosis, malaria and HIV are leading the deadly pack. Health professionals and researchers seem to have lost control of the diseases, and the problem is due to two reasons bought by humans: neglect and misuse of drugs. Antibiotics were doing a fine…

An Introduction to Medulloblastoma

Medulloblastoma is a type of brain tumor that is often found in patients that have brain cancer – particularly children. This type of tumor grows quite quickly in the lowest rear region of the brain. Medical professionals refer to this area as the cerebellum. In many instances, it is also referred to as the posterior…

How to Eliminate Bedbugs

Bedbugs may be small but they sure are terrible since they cause a lot of trouble. They can transmit diseases like kala-azar and tularemia. The former is a parasitic disease characterized by fever, anemia, enlargement of the liver and spleen, and edema. Tularemia, on the other hand, causes chills, fever, headache, joint and muscle pain,…

Symptoms of TMJ: Problems With the Jaw Joint

TMJ is a condition of the jaw that causes pain and tightness in the jaw. TMJ can be extremely painful and difficult to treat because of the simplistic nature of the disorders. They are generally divided into three different categories, including arthritis, internal derangement and myofascial pain. These are different levels of mobility and pain…

Stopping Cancer Cells Using Electrotherapy

Electricity Kills Cancer Tumors In the early 1980s, during the onset of the popularity of tens units, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulators, it was reportedly reported that a radiologist in Stockholm, Sweden, Bjorn Nordenstrom, had discovered a way to kill cancer tumors with electricity. It was reported that by inserting a needle inside a tumor, applying…

Overcoming Analysis Paralysis in 6 Simple Steps

Analysis paralysis is a term that seems to be increasing in popularity. And it's a term with which many non-fidents, wherever they've come across it or not, will be all too familiar. Basically, analysis paralysis means over-thinking and over-analyzing one's options until they all seem good, bad, or anywhere in between. And so one is…