Medical Articles

The Hepatitis Epidemic

Today, an estimated 5 million Americans are infected with Hepatitis C – and most of them do not know it. That is 1 out of every 50 people ….. and some will be people you know. One out of every 10 Veterans is infected, 62% of Vietnam Vets have it. Three people with Hep C…

The Road to a Happy Healthy Liver

The first thing you should know about your liver is where its located. Your liver is just under your rib cage on the right side of your abdomen and it weighs about 3 to 4 pounds. Your liver helps you to absorb nutrients from food as well as digest it. It also helps you to…

Get Rid of Frequent Urine Infections With Homeopathy

In many countries, homeopathy is a super-specialty and is learnt after the initial medical training is complete. Only people who feel special interest for this alternative system of medicine opt for it and seek specialization in it. But in some countries like India, Homeopathy is a graduation course and many Symptoms of urinary tract infection:…

Food Is Fuel For Your Body, Choose Wisely

With so much junk food readily available for our consumption, it's no surprise that obesity and its related illnesses are on the rise. We as consumers blindly purchase the foods, without knowing exactly what we are eating. While some may read labels to look at calories and macronutrients, they completely ignore the ingredients. This is…

Gastric Ulcers – An Overview

Gastric ulcers which are also known as stomach ulcers are raw eroded areas on the walls of the stomach. These ulcers can stretch up to 1/8 to 3/4 of an inch. Ulcers are not contagious however it can convert malignant if not taken care of at an early stage. The causes of ulcer is excessive…

What Are The Benefits Of Triphala Churna?

Ayurvedic Medicine Ayurveda is considered as an alternative and complementary medicine in most of the western countries. But then, in India it has been in use for more than several thousand years. It is, at present used extensively. It is a natural method by which one's health can be improved. Ayurveda is used to maintain…

Gastroenteritis in Dogs

Gastroenteritis in dogs is a condition characterized by a sudden and severe onset of acute vomiting and diarrhea. It can lead to extreme dehydration, shock, electrolyte disturbance and acid-base imbalance, and can eventually turn out to be fatal. Dietary indiscretion and infection are the chief causes of gastroenteritis in dogs. Over eating, sudden dietary changes,…

Signs and Symptoms of Chronic Renal Failure

Initially, chronic kidney disease has no symptoms. When the renal function declines causes: * Raised blood pressure, causing hypertension. * Accumulation of urea, causing uremia. * Accumulation of potassium in the blood, which can cause cardiac arrhythmia. Decreased synthesis of erythropoietin, which can cause anemia and fatigue. * Loss of synthesis of vitamin D. *…

Angioedema – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Angioedema is a medical condition which is similar to urticaria. However the swelling seen in this condition is deeper as compared to that of urticaria. Angioedema is of a more serious nature as compared to urticaria and may sometimes have fatal outcomes. Recurrent episodes of angioedema for less than six-week duration are considered acute, whereas…

Hemorrhagic Stroke-Risk Factors And Prevention

In the era where infectious diseases are effectively treated with antibiotics, safer cars are built and more restrictions are placed on firearm possession, but no restrictions are placed on the things people eat, conditions such as cancer, heart disease and cerebrovascular disease arise as the main causes of morbidity and mortality. Of those diseases, heart…

Heart Disease – Signs of a Heart Attack

The signs of a heart attack vary from person to person, and the symptoms can be mistaken for something else. More often than not, the signs of an oncoming heart attack will only be noticed once you have one and look back at them. A clot getting stuck in a narrowed artery and stopping the…