Gallbladder Polyps – Causes, Risks, Treatment

Gallbladder polyps sometimes grow inside the gallbladder, where they protrude from the lining of the interior wall. Polyps vary in size, with some reaching one centimeter in diameter or even larger. They are usually found in about four-to-five percent of individuals who report to their doctor that they're experiencing gallbladder pain. Medical researchers have not…

Cirrhosis: Risk of Liver Damage

Liver is one of the very important organs of body that participates in carrying out many important functions to sustain life of an individual. It can be affected with any disease or disorder and one of the commonest one includes cirrhosis. Cirrhosis is a type of chronic liver disease where the liver tissue is being…

Symptoms of Renal Calculi

Experiencing chronic pain at the lower side of your back? Do not take such a symptom lightly. It may be a sign of renal calculi. Renal calculi are commonly called kidney stones. These are crystalline materials that form, through time, in the urinary system. If not diagnosed early, it can cause failure of the renal…

Used Auto Warranty-Questions & Answers

A used auto warranty will come in handy if you have a used car and it has many miles and starts showing signs of wear and tear. Many companies will give you a free quote for your car on an extended auto warranty and you will know pretty quickly if the warranty makes financial sense…

Dumplings – Global Comfort Food

Name a country, and no question they will have their own version of dumplings, and certainly more than one. They are traditional foods for millions, eaten during religious and festive holidays, enjoyed with meats, covered with gravy, served as desserts or simply alone as a light meal. They can be dipped, stuffed, boiled, fried, or…

Facts on Obesity

Obesity is the accumulation of excess or abnormal fat that may impair health. In adults, the BMI (Body Mass Index) is the commonly used index for weight and height classifications. The BMI of a person is measured by dividing his weight against in kilograms against his height in meters squared. In adults obesity defined as…

3 Ways Foundation Problems Can Ruin Your Home

Foundation problems like cracks, holes, leaks, mold (on the inside or outside of the foundation walls) are all signals that your home has the potential for big problems. The problem is that many home owners assume that cracks in the foundation are normal. They often assume that it is just "settling." Same with leaks and…

Pericarditis – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Pericarditis is a swelling and irritation of the pericardium, which is a thin sac-like membrane surrounding the heart. Pericarditis may be acute or chronic. Common symptoms of this condition include a sharp stabbing chest pain which intensifies on lying down; breathlessness while reclining; low grade fever; an overall sense of weakness, fatigue or feeling sick;…

Conscious Breastfeeding – Focus on Flow Not Production

Many mothers have come to believe that they can exercise active control over their own milk supply. This may be true, but not in the way that they have been led to believe. The mind-body connection is often overlooked in the equation. Human breasts are mysterious vessels. They deliver milk in concentrated amounts which are…

Pneumonia and Its Effects

Pneumonia is a problem that affects the lungs and can be deadly if not treated properly or detected early. Pneumonia involves the inflammation of the lungs and is caused when the alveolar are filled with fluid. The alveolar are sacs filled with air and their primary responsibility is absorbing oxygen. Pneumonia can be caused from…

The Fundamental Importance Of Jobs In Society

Being in employment is critical to living a good life. To many people, this may seem a rather fundamental, if not basic, statement. However, whilst the financial aspect of having a job is important, things are a good deal more important than this. Indeed, jobs play an integral role in the mental and physical health…

Infant Illnesses – Congenital Muscular Torticollis

Congenital muscular torticollis (CMT), commonly called 'wryneck', is a condition in which a baby's neck muscle is shortened, causing the head to tilt to one side. This is usually present at birth and its lifespan depends on the undering cause. CMT usually affects 1 in 10 babies. Why does CMT occur? CMT may occur for…