How To Diagnose Chronic Bronchitis

The term "bronchitis" is derived from two Greek words "bronchos" and "itis," which means "windpipe" and "inflammation," respectively. True to its name, bronchitis is a respiratory disorder characterized by inflammation of the windpipe and the large and small bronchi due to bacterial or viral infection or factors such as environmental pollution or cigarette smoking. Chronic…

The Inner-Workings of Proform Elliptical Machines

If your purpose for exercising is weight loss, a weight bearing exercise should be considered. Otherwise, you would need to exercise four times as long doing non-weight bearing exercises like swimming and bicycling which are not as efficient for weight loss programs. It would also take about as long to receive the same benefit of…

Treatment and Healing After a Joint Dislocation

Dislocations can happen to your shoulder, hip, knee, elbow, ankle, finger, thumb, or toe. If you suspect you have a dislocated joint, seek prompt medical attention. The orthopedic specialist will have to return the joint to its normal alignment. What do I do if I think I have a dislocated joint? It is difficult to…

Recovery After a Bone Fracture

Question: My 15-year-old son broke his collarbone five weeks ago. He was discharged from the fracture clinic this week and told he could run but not take part in any sport for eight weeks. He is a goalkeeper for a soccer team, and due for trails. Can you suggest anything to help the bone continue…

Did Bruce Lee Battle with Sleep Paralysis?

Anyone who has followed the amazing rags to riches story of Bruce Lee’s incredible journey from a poor and troubled childhood through to his meteoric rise to fame in the 60’s and 70’s martial arts action movies will be aware of the mysterious legend surrounding him of his battles with a demonic entity. For those…

Compression Underwear For Hernias

What is compression underwear? Compression underwear are undergarments that individuals wear for a variety of reasons. Many people wear them for added support and comfort during sports, a slimmer look, or medical recovery. These undergarments also help provide protection against sports-related injuries such as pulled hamstrings, inguinal hernias, and lower back injuries. Compression underwear for…

Carpal Tunnel Stretch

What is a Carpal Tunnel? This article will describe how to perform a carpal tunnel stretch to help alleviate the symptoms of carpal tunnel. I call it the fist stretch. First let's talk about what carpal tunnel syndrome actually is. There is an actual tunnel that goes through the wrist. This is a passageway that…

How To Cure "Indigestion" By Prevention!

Millions of people worldwide are affected by this common stomach discomfort. Indigestion has a variety of presentation that can go from stomach acidity, nausea, belching, bloating and distention …. to a more threatening medical problems, such as peptic esophagitis, gallstones and stomach cancer. The most common cause of gastrointestinal distress is heartburn, also known as…

The Tonsils Disease

The Tonsillitis is the term used to refer to the inflated Tonsils. This is a viral or a bacteria infection. In most cases, if the condition is caused by a viral infection, it resolves itself without any need for treatment. However, one needs to get adequate rest, pain medications as well as more fluids. The…

Borderline Personality Disorder: Is This What You Are Divorcing?

Narcissism has become a much talked about subject in divorce and custody. What one may think are Narcissistic Behaviors may actually be Borderline Personality characteristics. Here's what you need to know about Borderline Personalities. Borderline Personalities are prone to extreme mood swings because they experience all emotions on an extreme level. They experience intention abandonment…

Serious Compllications of Diabetes

People who have diabetes are subject to many health complications. If you have diabetes, it is important that you educate yourself concerning your condition, and that you become aware of the problems that may arise, as well as signs of those problems. Heart disease and stroke are common worries. Among the people that have diabetes,…

Does Obesity Increase the Risk of Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer found in women. The major causes of breast cancer are obesity and overweight. The effect of obesity on breast cancer risk is based on a woman's menopausal status. Before the end of menstrual cycle, obese women are less exposed to breast cancer than women of a medium weight.…