Medical Articles

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…

Investing in Shares: What Works and What Does not

There is no 'right' way to invest in shares, but there are some methods and strategies that tend to work better than others. Investing is like town planning, in that it has to look forward. Try as we may with tea leaves, weather maps and computers, humans struggle with guessing what the future holds. In…

Medical Oncologist For Breast Cancer

Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the study and treatment of cancer. A medical oncologist is a doctor specializing in the said study and treatment. However, a medical oncologist for breast cancer should first consult with a pathologist about the exact biological nature of the tumor being treated. An oncologist deals with…