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…

Types of Stomach Problems

There are just too many types of stomach ailments to list. There are some, however, which occur more often than others. Here we discuss briefly some of the more common ailments. Indigestion. Simply put, indigestion is associated with a meal that is eaten too quickly of after an unusually spicy of fatty meal. Indigestion normally…

Back Braces – Uses for Hyperextension Back Braces

There are a number of different types of back braces, because each type serves different purposes and limits the spine’s range of motion in different ways. One example of these devices is the hyperextension back brace, which is designed to prevent the patient from bending excessively. This type of support brace for the back is…

Pulmonary Edema

What is this Condition? In pulmonary edema, fluid builds up in the spaces outside the lung’s blood vessels (called extravascular spaces). In one form of this disorder, cardiogenic pulmonary edema, this accumulation is caused by rising pressure in the respiratory veins and tiny blood vessels called capillaries. A common complication of heart disorders, pulmonary edema…

Teeter Hang Up Review

If you sit at a desk all day, stand in place at work, do a lot of heavy lifting, etc, your body will most likely benefit from inversion therapy by helping the body recover from daily activities. Inversion Therapy is recognized by doctors, physical therapists and sports trainers to be a safe and effective way…

How To Prevent A Ischemic Heart Disease

Ischemic Heart Disease is a disease characterized by reduced blood supply to the heart. As you well know the cause of most heart diseases is hardening of the arteries or blocked arteries. Complete occlusion of the blood vessel leads to a heart attack (myocardial infarction) which involves the death of the tissue of heart’s muscle…

Knowing Heart Attack Signs Can Save Your Life

Chest pain is the most common heart attack sign but it is important to understand that there are different kinds of chest pain. Many people with coronary artery disease suffer from angina pectoris which is chest pain or discomfort when the heart is not receiving enough blood. It normally occurs when the heart is working…