Medical Articles

Strangulated Hernia Symptoms

A hernia is a standard medical crisis that folks will have. This can be a small bulge that's made when intestines and other things within the abdominal cavity are spilling into another space through a damaged muscle or tissue within the abdominal cavity. These frequently do not cause any kinds of symptoms or even pain.…

Leg Weakness After Microdiscectomy

For people with sciatica, conservative treatments like physical therapy, chiropractic care and non-surgical decompression are usually sufficient. Minimally-invasive microdiscectomy is a common surgical procedure performed on those whose pain has not been relieved by conservative means, or for those who present sever symptoms such as incontinence that require immediate intervention. A common cause of sciatica…

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…

Juvenile Diabetes

Juvenile diabetes, also known as Type 1 diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes, is a disorder of the body's immune system. Juvenile diabetes is diagnosed in children, teenagers and young adults. The exact cause of juvenile diabetes (Type 1 diabetes) is still unclear. The common belief is that juvenile diabetes is caused due to an insult to…

Obesity and Fast Foods

What is the link? Before we discuss obesity and fast foods, let us have some definitions first. o Obesity: A person is termed obese when his or her Body Mass Index exceeds 30 o Body Mass Index (BMI): A unit of measurement used to define the state of a person's body weight. It is derived…

What Is a Lupus Rash?

In regard to lupus, the skin places a significant role. The skin is one of the body parts most commonly affected by systemic lupus erythematosus. In addition the skin is sometimes a key element in the diagnosis of the disease. Specifically there are two varieties of lupus rash (or rashes that occur as symptoms of…

Cosmeceuticals – The Future of All Natural Skin Care Products?

Having worked in both the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries for over 15 years I can tell you they are very different. Cosmetics have always been considered to be aesthetic, with their only real benefit of hydration. Pharmaceuticals however, are subject to clinical trials and stringent testing specifications before any claims can be made. In recent…

Ozone Steam Cabinet Saunas

Ozone steam cabinet saunas are very popular in all cultures, from the Romans to the American Indians, to treat illnesses while relaxing the body's tensions. Health practitioners have discovered for years that creating a fever within the body is an effective way to kill harmful viruses and bacteria. Besides that, fever can also open up…

Food Allergies Versus Food Intolerances

When it comes to preparing food for a large crowd, it is important to consider people's taste, as well as their health. This means creating menus that include both tolerant and allergy-free foods. People of all ages can suffer from food aversions and intolerances; and the severity of their condition can range on a wide…

Is Your Child Having Exam Phobia?

I was just surfing through Quora and I came across a question where a father asked, “How to motivate my daughter for not having exam fear?” and it reminded me the time when I was a lecturer in an engineering college. It was the Parents-Teachers meet on the ‘Result Day’. There were the mixed reactions,…