Itrifal Kabeer and Itrifal Shahtarh composition and its uses

Unani system of medicine (Unanipathy) originated in Greece, enriched by Persians and Arabs and now became an integral part of Alternative medicinal systems of India. Itrifal Kabeer is a Unani medicine prescribed for gastric problems, head ache and used as a stimulant. Itrifal Kabeer (IK) is used in unani for gastric problems-flatulence,  chronic catarrh, indigestion,…

Bronchitis and Pregnancy

Bronchitis can be very severe if in a pregnant woman. This is a result of the disease combining with other symptoms present in a pregnant woman. Bronchitis is caused by the inflammation of the medium sized airway, also called the large bronchitis. The causes are smoking, inhaling dangerous fumes and pathogens such as bacteria and…

Hip Replacement

After years of a deteriorating hip joint, you are left with almost constant pain and decreased mobility. Eventually, your personal and social life suffers. You are no longer able to do all the things you could once do with ease. If you’ve exhausted all other attempts to relieve the pain and stiffness, it may be…

Why Wear a Neck Brace?

Most people who wear neck braces or cervical collars have been in automobile accidents or have injured themselves playing sports, and need to protect their necks and lower backs. The sport of motocross would lend itself to the wearing of braces in order to prevent injuries. Sometimes a brace must be worn after surgery. A…

Understanding Cerebral Palsy and the Brain

Cerebral palsy and the brain are connected. This condition is caused by injury to the parts of the brain that control the ability to use our muscles correctly. As a result one suffers from impaired motor skills and the inability of the body to facilitate and control movement. This largely affects one's developmental patterns as…

Fluid Retention in Abdomen

Sufferers of fluid retention in the abdomen may feel as though they have eaten a large meal even though they may have not. The stomach feels distended and swollen, and a sufferer may experience loss of appetite as a result. This condition may have serious causes that may require immediate treatment by medical professionals. In…

Cadasil – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy with Subcortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy. An inherited form of vascular dementia that strikes relatively young adults of both sexes and is characterized by multiple strokes, dementia, migraine-like headaches, and psychiatric disturbances. CADASIL is due to mutation of a gene called NOTCH3 located on chromosome 19. Also called hereditary multi-infarct dementia. The…

Diabetes – The History of Treatment

The treatment of diabetes stretches back more than 2,000 years. Well, what we now believe to be diabetes anyway. Writings found in China and India over the years discussed a condition that sounded exactly like diabetes mellitus. The descriptions they wrote were the same symptoms as the Greeks and Romans had reported as well. Those…