Pediatric Bronchitis – Parents' Guide To Dealing With It

Bronchitis is a respiratory problem which can be found in the lower tract. It occurs when there is an inflammation of the airway tubes that include the trachea and larger air tubes that carry oxygen to the lungs. There are two types of bronchitis infections: acute and chronic. Followed by viruses, acute infections usually bother…

Shoulder Therapy – What Do You Need?

If you have pain in your shoulder, it is wise not to try and self-diagnose; some shoulder pain can be referred from the neck or back. Make an appointment with a physiotherapist if the pain does not go away within a day or two. If you are active and play sports regularly, you can sustain…

Stress Fracture Foot Diagnosis

A stress fracture is a hairline crack in the bone which can take the form of a single fracture or multiple cracks. Whilst the problem can occur suddenly, it is most common that patients experience pain on exercise, which subsides at rest. Over time the pain becomes more intense and rest fails to completely remove…

Diagnose And Treatment Of Femoral Hernias

The femoral hernia is the protrusion of an abdominal content or an intestine fragment through the femoral channel. Due to a formed pressure the hernia appears in the natural tube-shaped channel forming a grape size bulging. Femoral hernias can show no actual symptoms and may cause severe complications if left untreated. The actual surgical maneuver…

Types of scoliosis

SCOLIOSIS CLASSIFICATION Scoliosis is not a disease, rather the word is a term used to describe any abnormal, sideways or lateral curvature of the spine. Viewed from the back, a typical spine is straight. The spine curves to either side as a single curve shaped like the letter C or “c-shaped scoliosis” or the spine…

2006 Jeep Commander: 7 Passenger Trail Trekker

Jeep has finally done it. A 7 passenger trail rated Jeep is now available at a dealer near you. Long a maker of manly SUVs, the Commander holds true to form as it can easily be taken off road as well as down the highway. Unlike more pedestrian models, the Commander looks every bit the…

Remedies For Agitated Nerve Pain – Pain Relief

Causes of nerve pain are numerous but the main ones include: -Damaged and/or compressed nerves due to a traumatic event such as a fall, -Nerve damage following surgery, -Sciatica, -Plantar fasciitis or foot pain in general, -Fibromyalgia, pain in the muscles, ligaments, and tendons, -Nerve damage caused by drug abuse, -Post-herpetic Neuralgia (PHN), the onset…

Disorders of the Digestive System

The digestive system is a group of organs responsible for the conversion of food into nutrients and energy needed by the body. In humans, the digestive system consists of the mouth, esophagus, stomach, and small and large intestines. The digestive tube made up by these organs is known as the alimentary canal. Several glands—salivary glands,…

Anabolic Steroid Side Effects

The action of testosterone can be in ways both beneficial and detrimental to the body. On the plus side, this hormone has a direct impact on the growth of muscle tissues, the production of red blood cells and overall well being of the organism. But it may also negatively effect the production of skin oils,…

Strep Throat – How To Tell

If you notice a red, sore throat, with swollen neck lymph nodes, a fever, headache, and white spots on your tonsils, then you probably have what is known as strep throat. In childrens cases, it can cause abdominal pain, nausea, and even vomiting. Symptoms such as a stuffy nose, sneezing, and coughing, which are common…

What Is Endocrinology and Metabolism?

Endocrinology is a field of medicine that covers the endocrine system, which includes hormones. Metabolism is related to endocrinology in that the field covers secretions of chemicals that are related to metabolism. Before we get more into the relationship between the two, we'll go over what each of these terms means and how they relate…