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Types of scoliosis

SCOLIOSIS CLASSIFICATION Scoliosis is not a disease, rather the word is a term used to describe any abnormal, sideways or lateral curvature of the spine. Viewed from the back, a typical spine is straight. The spine curves to either side as a single curve shaped like the letter C or “c-shaped scoliosis” or the spine…

2006 Jeep Commander: 7 Passenger Trail Trekker

Jeep has finally done it. A 7 passenger trail rated Jeep is now available at a dealer near you. Long a maker of manly SUVs, the Commander holds true to form as it can easily be taken off road as well as down the highway. Unlike more pedestrian models, the Commander looks every bit the…

Remedies For Agitated Nerve Pain – Pain Relief

Causes of nerve pain are numerous but the main ones include: -Damaged and/or compressed nerves due to a traumatic event such as a fall, -Nerve damage following surgery, -Sciatica, -Plantar fasciitis or foot pain in general, -Fibromyalgia, pain in the muscles, ligaments, and tendons, -Nerve damage caused by drug abuse, -Post-herpetic Neuralgia (PHN), the onset…

Disorders of the Digestive System

The digestive system is a group of organs responsible for the conversion of food into nutrients and energy needed by the body. In humans, the digestive system consists of the mouth, esophagus, stomach, and small and large intestines. The digestive tube made up by these organs is known as the alimentary canal. Several glands—salivary glands,…

Anabolic Steroid Side Effects

The action of testosterone can be in ways both beneficial and detrimental to the body. On the plus side, this hormone has a direct impact on the growth of muscle tissues, the production of red blood cells and overall well being of the organism. But it may also negatively effect the production of skin oils,…

Strep Throat – How To Tell

If you notice a red, sore throat, with swollen neck lymph nodes, a fever, headache, and white spots on your tonsils, then you probably have what is known as strep throat. In childrens cases, it can cause abdominal pain, nausea, and even vomiting. Symptoms such as a stuffy nose, sneezing, and coughing, which are common…

What Is Endocrinology and Metabolism?

Endocrinology is a field of medicine that covers the endocrine system, which includes hormones. Metabolism is related to endocrinology in that the field covers secretions of chemicals that are related to metabolism. Before we get more into the relationship between the two, we'll go over what each of these terms means and how they relate…

Diabetes Control And Over The Counter Supplements

I have been a pharmacist for 21 years and certified in diabetes management and I will tell you the issue of supplementation is very controversial and can be misleading to patients. I have encountered diabetics in deep trouble where their fasting blood sugar shot up to 300 and above because they dropped their medications because…

Can Ovarian Cysts Rupture?

Although ovarian cysts will develop without any symptoms and recede without any medical intervention in many women, there are potential and serious complications associated with this condition. These include ovarian cysts rupture, torsion or pressure on nearby organs. Ruptured ovarian cysts, apart from being painful may lead to other serious complications like twisting the ovary,…

Obesity Fact – 3 Causes Of Obesity

How many causes of obesity you know? If you are the one who over-weight and trying to lose weight, then you should learn the causes of obesity so that you can be aware of it. Unhealthy eating combined with sustained lack of activity causes obesity. If food gives you more calories than you burn, your…

Skin Rash – A Chinese Herbal Prescription

Skin rash is a common term used in Chinese medicine for acne, eczema and so on. It is considered a symptom only. Some cases last a few days but many will last for years. You'll never get to the roots if you use ointments or other skin applications. You must understand the characteristics of this…

Sores on Vagina From Yeast Infection

There are many symptoms of the yeast infection and sores on vagina from yeast infection is one of the symptoms that come from yeast infections. Just as it may sound, sores on vagina from yeast infection does hurt, but there are ways to treat this yeast infection so it should not worry you. If you…

What Is Allergy? Why Does Allergy Cause Asthma?

Asthma is a condition when the airways are inflamed leading to construction of the air passage. It is usually a chronic disease, and comes with acute exacerbation when being exposed to triggering factors. Asthma generally affects people of all ages. It presents with wheezing and shortness of breadth accompanied by coughing. Asthma has a very…