Medical Articles

When Your Eyes Hates Their Lashes

Because long eyelashes are considered as a sign of femininity in most cultures, the easiest way to create female cartoon characters is just to put eyelashes on their eyes. Snoopy's sister, Belle looks like him but has longer eyelashes. Physically, eyelashes protect the eye from debris and perform some of the same function as whiskers…

What Art Therapy is and How it Can Be Used

Art therapy is a clinical mental/emotional health expressive therapy. It is a highly evocative method of communicating feelings, thoughts, and needs. Because our primary communications (kinesthetic, aural and visual) occur or a preverbal level, expressive therapies can be more powerful than verbal therapy alone. This is especially true concerning feelings that render an individual more…

10 Healthy Snacks For Weight Loss and Wellness

Contrary to popular belief, snacking is actually very beneficial. It helps to refuel your body, maintain blood sugar and energy levels and control your appetite. Healthy snacking will help your body get the nutrients it needs and help you avoid overeating at meal times. Indulge in these guilt-free snacks. Remember we encourage an anti-inflammatory, low-glycemic,…

The Night Tomato Diet: A New Way to Lose Weight

Tomatoes are a low calorie, low fat, and highly nutritious fruit. Yes, it’s a fruit for those that still want to argue that it’s a vegetable. Many people will also try to convince others that fruits are not good for losing weight because of the natural sugar in them; however, tomatoes do not fall victim…

Pay Attention to Details

“The magic behind every outstanding performance is always found in the smallest of details.” If you long to accomplish great and noble tasks, you first must learn to approach every task as though it were great and noble. Even the biggest project depends on the success of the smallest components. Many people downplay small details,…

Inpatient VS Outpatient Medical Coding

Medical coding professionals form an important link between healthcare practitioners and health insurance carriers like Medicaid and Medicare. Part of the health information management team in a healthcare establishment, medical coders assign standardized codes to the diagnoses, treatments and other clinical procedures being performed there. These codified documents then pass into the hands of medical…

Can My Herbal Supplements Harm Me?

Unknown to most people is the fact that everyday foods and Herbal supplements can and do interact with popular prescription medications. I became interested while talking to my Pharmacist that my son couldn’t take decongestant cold medications with his heart medication. Well, I knew about interactions between two drugs, but when the Pharmacist told me…

New Help For Alzheimer’s Patients and Their Caregivers

Alzheimer’s disease is one of society’s most devastating diseases, not only because of what it does to the Alzheimer’s sufferer but as much because of the toll it takes on the caregiver. For this reason Alzheimer’s care has become a growing priority in America. While medical science searches for a cure and a preventative, the…

Pig Farming: What Is Biosecurity?

Pigs are particularly in need of a level of 'biosecurity' because they live in herds, often thousands of individuals in close proxies in closed buildings, and are susceptible to a wide range of different diseases which can either seriously interrupt growth and productivity, or at worst wipe out entire herds. These diseases have various 'vectors'…

Can Gout Attack Somewhere Other Than The Joints?

Many people think that gout only attacks the joints, especially the big toe joints. As a matter of fact, gouty inflammation can also affect some other parts of the body such as tendon, ligament, and muscle tissue. It is all caused by the deposits of crystallized acidic compounds known as urate crystals. When the urate…

Types of Pharmaceutical Products

Prescription drugs are the main pharmaceutical industry products. These products are generating high revenue amounts but there are also other types of products that make up the whole pharmaceutical industry. Biologics are composed of a variety of products that include vaccines, antibodies, blood, blood components, therapeutic proteins, tissues, allergenics and somatic cells. They are used…

Parkinson’s Disease – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Parkinson’s disease is a movement disorder usually seen in the elderly population. This disease is characterized by tremor, stiffness, slowness of movement and impaired balance and coordination. Usually the symptoms persist and worsen over time. Although there is currently no cure, there are many treatment options such as medication and surgery to manage the symptoms.…

Symptoms of Vitamin D Deficiency in My Wife

I often preach the value of taking a daily multivitamin pill, particularly in light of how our modern lives are lived. In an article I have posted elsewhere entitled “Should You Take a Daily Multivitamin”, point out how we live our lives these days and how people’s individual situations usually make it in their best…