How to Treat Pleurisy Symptoms With Homeopathy

Pleurisy symptoms typically include a cough, fever, a sharp sticking pain and shallow breathing. The pain is normally worse for any movement, such as breathing in. It can be a complication after you have had pneumonia or some other lung related condition, and your treatment did not make things any better. There are two types…

What are the Harmful Effects of Throat Abscess

What is this Condition? A throat abscess is a localized accumulation of pus that may occur around the tonsils or in the back of the pharynx. With treatment, the prognosis for a person with throat abscess is good. What Causes it? Abscess around the tonsils is a complication of acute tonsillitis, usually after streptococcal or…

What’s Good For Bronchitis?

Bronchitis is a pulmonary disease caused by the onset of inflammation in the bronchial tubes, which are the air passages into the lungs. In bronchitis these air passages become inflamed and swollen, a thick mucus is generally produced, and is often accompanied by a wheezing cough. Symptoms may also include a difficulty in breathing, the…

Can You Inherit Obesity from your Parents?

How many times do you hear overweight people say things like, “I’m only this way because I’m big boned” or “both of my parents are big so it’s in my genes” or even “all of the women/men in my family are overweight”. So now the question is, if other members of your family are overweight…

The Mysterious TMJ (D)

Mention "TMJ" to people, and almost to a person everyone either knows someone who has this disorder, or they have it themselves. Despite the millions of people who suffer from TMJD (Temporo Mandibular Jaw Disorder) there is mostly just educated speculation as to the possible causes of this disorder. Even less is certain about its…

Hip Dysplasia and Your Dog

Your pet's health is important to you. After all, they are part of your family! Sadly, dogs of all ages are subject to hip dysplasia; however, in most cases, the symptoms do not begin to show until the middle or later years in a dog's life. This disease primarily affects large and giant bred dogs,…

Obesity Help: Simple Ways To Address Obesity

Simply put obesity often results in major health problems and diseases such as diabetes and heart problems. Searching for help involving obesity is very essential since it is firmly linked to many life-threatening medical conditions. The Association of American obesity published its findings in an article which stated that obesity causes a minimum of three…

Mild Cerebral Palsy

The detection of cerebral palsy is highly subjective. It is diagnosed mainly by looking at the way a child moves plus his or her muscle tone. As such, some doctors may conclude that a certain child has cerebral palsy while some may say otherwise. This is very much true with children who have mild cerebral…

Causes of Hiatal Hernias

A hiatal hernia is an anatomical abnormality that is caused when a part of a person's stomach sticks through the diaphragm and up into the person's chest. The esophagus (also known as the food tube) will usually pass down the chest and will cross the diaphragm before it enters the abdomen through a hole in…

Spinal Injury

Any injury to your head or spinal cord is a potentially serious injury. A spinal injury, depending on which part of the cord is injured, could be totally paralyzing, partially paralyzing, and could affect your ability to breathe among other things. Spinal cord injuries can be complete or incomplete; a complete injury meaning that the…

What is Basal Cell Carcinoma Skin Cancer?

A basal cell carcinoma skin cancer is the result of sun damage to the skin. The cancer tends to enlarge in a slow and steady pattern. It has the capability to spread to the tissue nearby. However, it cannot spread to the distant part of the body. The best and the only way to detect…