Remedies For Foreign Objects Stuck In Throat

Throat obstructions due to swallowing of objects is a problem more common among children, though such instances do occur in adults as well. It may get stuck in your throat due to many unknown reasons. Children have a tendency to put everything in their mouth like small toys, coins, safety pins, buttons, bones, wood, glass,…

Information on Botulism-causes of Food Poisoning

Botulism occurs worldwide and affects more adults than children. Recently, findings have shown that an infant’s GI tract can become colonized with C. botulinum from some unknown source, and then the exotoxin is produced within the infant’s intestine. Incidence had been declining, but the current trend toward home canning has resulted in an upswing in…

Treatment for Peptic Ulcer – Helps to Improve Your Health

Diet is of utmost importance in the treatment of ulcer. The diet should be so arranged as to provide adequate nutrition to afford rest to the disturbed organs, to maintain continuous neutralization of the gastric acid, to inhibit the production of acid and to reduce mechanical and chemical irritation. Milk. cream, butter, fruits and fresh,…

Shedding Light on Lupus

Lupus is a disease that attacks thousands of Americans yearly. Most of its victims are women of childbearing age. “Lupus occurs more frequently in women than it does in men, though it isn’t clear why. Four types of lupus exist – systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), discoid lupus erythematosus, drug-induced lupus erythematosus and neonatal lupus. Of…

Why You Might Be Experiencing Chest Pain

Chest pain is one of the most frightening symptoms a person can have. It is sometimes difficult even for a doctor or other medical professional to tell what is causing chest pain and whether it is life-threatening. Any part of the chest can be the cause of the pain including the heart, lungs, esophagus, muscle,…

Uses Of Herbs And Drug Interactions In Cardiovascular Patients

More and more consumers are taking herbal supplements as an alternative treatment for their diseases.  It is estimated that more than 15 million people in the US consume herbal remedies or high-dose vitamins, and the total number of visits to the complementary medicine providers far exceeds those to primary physicians. Lack of efficacy and adverse…

Mediterranean Diet: Oranges Can Prevent Heart Attacks

Oranges have been from time immemorial a staple food in the Mediterranean countries. They have also been a major player in protecting the people of that region from heart disease. Thus, if you never thought of oranges as a “must” food for your heart, here are some good reasons to start doing so: ? Oranges…

Definition of Heart Disease

Heart is a muscle that is about the size of your fist. It pumps blood around your body and beats approximately 70 times a minute. Heart disease is any disorder that affects the heart’s ability to function normally. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and is a major cause…

Why Does Tuberculosis Spread so Quickly?

After the discovery of the BCG vaccine and of the antibiotic treatment of TB, the number of TB cases declined in the early 1980’s and experts thought that the disease would be eradicated by 2010. But between 1985 and 1991 more and more cases of TB were discovered in US, the level of infected people…

Neem – a curative for cancer:

Neem has been a curative solution for many disease and infections. As per clinical trials report, neem can help to improve the antioxidant levels which in turn protects liver from damage and also can act against carcinogens, sole responsible for dreadful disease cancer. (For information, Antioxidants are protective compounds that protect the body cells against…

Everything About Pneumonia

Pneumonia is a potentially deadly problem that affects the lungs.  If not detected early enough or properly treated, pneumonia can become a life threatening problem especially for the weak and elderly. The alveolar are air filled sacs within the lungs whose job is to absorb oxygen, however, when pneumonia strikes, the alveolar become filled with…

What causes shortness of breath

Shortness of breath is a common condition amongst many people. This condition is usually referred to as dyspnoea in the medical world. Accident and emergency departments usually prioritise patients who appear to suffer shortness of breath for the simple reason that it can be a matter of life or death. Shortness of breath can be…

A Persistent Cough Can be Disturbing and Very Uncomfortable

Persistent Cough isn’t fun. Persist ant cough in simple understandable terms means a continual importunate cough that just refuses to go. Coughing occurs when there is spurring in the sensory nerves of the respiratory passage. Respiratory passage are the tubes we use for breathing. When someone continuously coughs, there is less breath taken in the…