Medical Articles

Understanding Hypertension

Hypertension is just another name for high blood pressure and some people, at first, do not understand what all the fuss is about. If you can have hypertension without any symptoms symptoms, what's the big deal? The deal is actually quite big; hypertension is one of the leading causes of heart attacks and strokes and…

Tips on Owning Small Animal Pets

Small pets such as hamsters, guinea pigs, gerbils, mice, and rats are intelligent, curious and easy for a child to care for when properly taught. With proper care they can provide several years of companionship for the child. They are lively and fun to watch but remember when handling they can be quick movers and…

The Doncaster Dilemma – Obesity's Contagious

Doncaster used to be famous for coal mining and railway engineering. Today it is famous for having one of the most overweight communities in the United Kingdom. Obesity related health problems cost the local health authority £ 91million ($ 148m) every year, which equates to nearly £ 1400 ($ 2,300) per person. So what is…

Brain Tumor – Types, Symptoms, and Causes

Our brains are the seat of all we are. Every thought and action we perform is an output of our brain. So understandably the thought of an affliction striking the brain can be terrifying. Brain cancer is a rare but devastating form of cancer accounting for 2% of all cancer cases worldwide. Brain cancer refers…

Avocado Benefits for High Blood Pressure

Avocados are notably high in calories but are also highly regarded for their high content of monounsaturated fats and potassium thus making it one of the most beneficial foods for combating high blood pressure. Blood pressure is the measure of the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries. The heart pumps blood…

Four Effective Hair Loss Solutions

More than one hundred million Americans struggle with hair loss. Although more common in males, about forty percent of sufferers are female. But regardless of sex, almost all cases of baldness (about 95 percent) are caused by genetic factors. In other words, most folks are destined to lose their locks from birth. With that said,…

Join the Free Online Chat Bandwagon

Before I knew about the free online chat thing, life was like hell for me. You won’t believe I was so beleaguered with my so called friends’ comments that at one point I was even contemplating the idea of suicide! My problem, well I have stammering problem. Its been there since childhood, initially my parents…

Power Tools History

Since the ancient Egyptians began using a hand-powered lathe centuries ago, man has striven to make arduous building and assembling tasks easier, quicker, and more efficient through power tools. We’ve come a long way from those sand-covered turning machines, but the end goal is no different from our desert-dwelling ancestors. Today, nearly every home in…

Causes of Dental Implant Failure

Statistics have shown that risk of dental implant failure is about five percent for lower jaw implants and ten percent for upper jaw implants. But one of the most confusing aspects of dental implant failure is that in one person having multiple implants, sometimes all but one of the implants will be successful. There has…

An Easy Introduction to Salt Therapy

It is no question that the pharmacy industry grows every day. Any symptom you are feeling can easily be treated with a pill or a daily dose of medicine. It’s very easy to get caught up in how easily problems we have with our bodies can go away. But taking pills or medicine sometimes is…

Why You Need to Manage Stress

Stress has been found to be a major factor in some of the most chronic diseases such as hypertension, stroke and cardiac arrest. Oftentimes, a person under a high level of stress can experience lowered immunity against infections and further lead to other more serious medical conditions. During very stressful situations, the brain increases its…