Medical Articles

Smoking, The Reason To Quit

I had my first cigarette when I was eight years old. In those days, it was fashionable to smoke, my older brothers practiced the habit and, there was a certain distinction about a kid who could drag down a fag and not be violently ill. Of course, smoking was purely a social recreation at that…

Chest Congestion Home Remedy

It has been observed that anyone who suffers from a dry cough or cold along with flu can suffer from chest congestion. In this state, the person finds it difficult to breathe due to excess mucus formation in the lungs. So, here are some home remedies to combat chest congestion and help you breathe easier.…

Causes of Bronchitis

Bronchitis is as a result of inflammation of the medium sized airways also known as bronchi.  The symptoms include coughing, shortness of breath and wheezing.  The last two symptoms are as a result of blocking of the airways by mucous.  The treatment depends on the cause of bronchitis.  These include bacteria and viral pathogens.  These…

Infectious Bronchitis

Infectious bronchitis can either be caused by bacteria or virus pathogens. This can take place when a healthy person comes into contact with a sick person. The pathogens are usually carried in the sputum. Handling the sputum or clothes of a sick person can pass the disease. One should be careful around a sick person.…

Teeth Clenching & TMJ

Teeth clenching and TMJ often go hand in hand, with teeth clenching and grinding often being one of the main causes of the TMJ disorder– and with many treatments of TMJ concentrating on remedying the this problem. Teeth clenching associated with TMJ, also known as bruxism, is defined as the patient deliberately or forcefully grinding…

The Clinical Name For Acne

The medical profession seems to delight in giving long and mostly unpronounceable names to human disorders. For example; a broken collarbone is a “fractured clavicle.” Somehow the names that doctors give to all human disorders make them sound worse and a lot more complicated than they actually are. Acne is no different, of course. The…

Hip Replacement Surgery Complication In India At Affordable Low Cost

 Hip Replacement Complications Overview Close to 200,000 hip replacement surgeries are performed each year in the United States. Over 90% are successful with no hip replacement complications during or after surgery. But as with all surgeries, the risk of complications is always a possibility. However, complications are infrequent and often reversible. The older the person…

Common Cerebral Palsy Symptoms and Conditions

Cerebral palsy symptoms come in different degrees of severity. Medical professionals are not quite sure the cause of this debilitating disease. Individuals are either born with the condition or they develop it later on in life but usually before the age of three. For individuals with a family history of cerebral palsy, doctors will test…

Osteoporosis – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Basically, osteoporosis means porous bones. In the Greek it translates as “passages through bones.” (This makes perfect sense if you look at the images of osteoporotic bone as opposed to normal bone.) Osteoporosis is a silent disease in that there is no physical sensation associated with it. Some people experience back, neck, or joint pain…

Information On Hiatus Hernias

The hiatus hernia is the partial drift of the stomach through the diaphragmatic muscle isolating the abdomen from the thorax. The only symptoms are often chest pains and heartburn; in severe cases an operation is available but in moderate cases the condition can be deled with drugs. The stomach usually goes up into the chest…

Falling On Ice: Injury Care And Prevention

It is important to be aware of the fact that winter weather brings with it the risk of falls. People can injure their hips and backs by falling on ice. Injuries range from pulled muscles to structural problems like herniated discs and joint misplacement. Learn how to care for fall-related injuries and how to prevent…

How Can Baclofen Help Multiple Sclerosis and Cerebral Palsy?

Baclofen seeing Multiple Sclerosis Baclofen was first used to treat people with epileptic symptoms significance the early 20th century. Though that experiment failed, doctors found that the drug acted in that an effort relaxant and it also led to decrease dominion spasticity. Muscle Disorders These are two different functions so let’s strike each one and…