How Much Compensation for a Knee Injury?

Have you had an accident playing football damaged your knee? Maybe you were in a car accident and your knee was damages? Would you like to know what compensation you might be entitled too? Well for a start damage to the knee can be quite serious, we all need our knees functioning properly to be…

Thrush – How to Cure Thrush Infections

Thrush is an infection caused by an overgrowth of fungus (candida) and can occur in the colon, vagina, stomach, throat, mouth and rectum. The main reason we get thrush is through regular use of antibiotics, birth control pills, steroids, stress and a weak immune system for example from cancer treatment. There are many remedies available…

Hepatitis Part II – Types of Hepatitis

As we mentioned in previous articles, hepatitis is characterized by the destruction of a number of liver cells and the presence of inflammatory cells in the liver tissue caused by excessive alcohol drinking, disorders of the gall bladder or pancreas, including medication side effects, and infections. There are many other infective agents that can cause…

Liver Inflammation Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Inflammation of the liver is a condition that is also called hepatitis. There are a number of different types of liver inflammation. The most common form is caused by a virus and is therefore known as a viral infection. These infections can either be acute or chronic. When hepatitis is triggered by one of these…

Physiotherapy And Treatment For Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a worldwide problem, though mostly documented in countries with advanced healthcare systems, and affects many millions of people across all countries. Women have a higher lifetime risk of a fracture due to osteoporosis with about thirty to forty percent chance in their life, whilst men have a much smaller but still significant risk…

Bladder Stones In Labrador Retrievers

Problems related to bladder are common in Labrador Retrievers as well as other breeds. Urinary tract stone disease happens when urinary stone, medically referred to as urolith, forms as microscopic crystals precipitate in the urinary system. This stone may vary in size and number as they form in your pet’s urinary bladder. Urinary tract stone…

Symptoms of Quadriplegia and Treatment of Quadriplegia

Quadriplegia : is when a person has a spinal cord injury above the first thoracic vertebra, paralysis usually affects the cervical spinal nerves resulting in paralysis of all four limbs. In addition to the arms and legs being paralyzed, the abdominal and chest muscles will also be affected resulting in weakened breathing and the inability…

Can Papaya Remedy Heartburn?

Once you understand the causes of heartburn you can then begin to remedy heartburn. You will discover that there are many natural food remedies you can try. Your choice of natural food medicine, whether it is a fruit or herb, depends on your preference, your health, and how well the substance works for treating your…

What Is Cerebral Palsy? – Andrew Brereton

Spastic Cerebral Palsy. The word ‘spastic’ means ‘stiff’ and so children who have spastic cerebral palsy have a tendency to have stiff muscles. That stiffness may show itself only in one limb, two limbs. Three limbs or four. There are various names for the different combinations of limbs which are affected in all types. I…

Apples and Acid Reflux – Does it Really Works?

Apples as a cure for acid reflux are becoming popular in medical circles. People suffering from hyperacidity know how difficult the condition can be. Heartburn, ulcers and even stomach cancer are some of the complications of hyperacidity. Popping pills every time a bout of acidity occurs is hardly a solution, considering the fact that it…

Apples and Acid Reflux – Does it Really Works?

Apples as a cure for acid reflux are becoming popular in medical circles. People suffering from hyperacidity know how difficult the condition can be. Heartburn, ulcers and even stomach cancer are some of the complications of hyperacidity. Popping pills every time a bout of acidity occurs is hardly a solution, considering the fact that it…

Inguinal hernia

What is an inguinal hernia?An inguinal hernia is a protrusion of a loop of intestine into the groin or scrotum through a ‘hole’ in the lower abdominal wall. It is common in baby boys and older men. Only 10 per cent of inguinal hernia patients are female.What causes an inguinal hernia and who is at…