Medical Articles

Ranitidine and High Blood Pressure

Ranitidine, known to millions by its trade name of Zantac, is an acid reducer and histamine blocker. It works by blocking histamine receptors in the lining of the stomach. Doctors prescribe it mainly to treat peptic ulcers, gastritis, and stomach reflux. They also prescribe it to treat rare conditions where the stomach produces too much…

Eat Tomatoes for Cholesterol and Healthy Heart

Riddle: What's red, smaller than a breadbox, and has many health benefits for you? Answer: A tomato! You're baffled? Something as small, delicious, and versatile as a logo can help your cholesterol and keep your heart healthy. Believe it, friend. Let's set a well-known argument about tomatoes – tomatoes are a fruit! According to the…

Cold Drink Vending Machine-To Buy or To Rent

Cold drink vending machines are one of the simplest ways to generate money in the well-known vending machine business. On the other hand, just like all other vending machines that are used and made available, you need to offer the customers a selection of different choices such as soda, beverages and other cold products which…

Soft Drinks: America’s Other Drinking Problem

Do you stagger out of bed in the morning, bleary-eyed and sleepy, stumble to the fridge, and grab a carbonated drink to get you going? Does your mid-morning break consist of a cold can from the vending machine to boost you out of your mid-morning slump? If so, you may be one of the many…

What Advantages Do X-Rays Offer?

X-ray has emerged as one of the most important tools in the medical industry over the years. It is a non-invasive procedure which makes use of a small ionizing radiation dose which gets absorbed by internal body structures to produce an image of the same. This imaging helps the doctor determine the level of injury…

Soft Drinks: America’s Other Drinking Problem

Do you stagger out of bed in the morning, bleary-eyed and sleepy, stumble to the fridge, and grab a carbonated drink to get you going? Does your mid-morning break consist of a cold can from the vending machine to boost you out of your mid-morning slump? If so, you may be one of the many…

What to Know About TRAM Flap Surgery

When it comes to breast reconstruction, there are a few methods to choose from. Of course, your doctor will likely weigh in on what seems to be best for you, so you will not have to make the decision on your own. But you should get to know the basics of a few of your…

What Causes Spine Pain – Nurse's Guide

If you have spinal pain or tingling, burning, aches and pains or sharp pains in your spine or especially in your neck or lower back, I'll discuss the two main causes. The first cause of your spinal pain may be due to strains or other types of injuries to your ligaments and muscles, especially in…

Roman Chamomile – Anthemis Nobilis

Roman chamomile is a great essential oil that has many uses. Here you will find some history, safety info, uses, a few uses and much more. Other Names: chamomile, chamomile romaine, english chamomile, garden chamomile, sweet chamomile, true chamomile History -Has been used for over 2000 years in Europe and the Mediterranean -Mainly in Europe…

What Causes the Lump in Our Throat?

There is none of us that can claim to have never felt a lump in their throat when they were on the verge of an emotional outburst. Before any crying or screaming, this same lump will always rear its ugly head. Talking becomes difficult and even scarier is the shortness of breath. What exactly is…

Bipolar Stories – A Mark of Genius?

A lot of celebrities suffered of bipolar disorder, or are now thought to have had it based on their lifeworks and stories. There have been so many, in fact, that it is considered by some to be a mark of genius. That may or may not be true, but it is easy to see why…