Leukemia – The "White Blood" Disease

Introduction Leukemia or leukaemia meaning white blood (Greek leukos, “white”; aima, “blood”) is a cancer of the blood or bone marrow and is characterized by an abnormal growth of blood cells, usually white blood cells (leukocytes)and is split into its acute and chronic forms. It can affect the digestive tract, kidneys, lungs, or other parts…

Bottle Feeding Baby – Keeping It Clean

Breastfeeding mothers can have many problems but one thing they don’t have to think about is keeping their milk clean and germ-free. Bottle feeding mothers don’t have this luxury. Cleanliness is paramount when bottle feeding your baby. If you’ve decided to bottle feed your child then you must first acquire the correct equipment. First on…

Peptic Ulcer Symptoms

Ulcers that develop in the stomach are known as gastric or peptic ulcers. These ulcers are generally quite painful, and the pain is felt immediately after eating something. It lasts for about one to one and a half hours – this is the time taken ordinarily to digest food – and then it subsides. Due…

Benefits of Eating a Low Cholesterol Diet

The liver makes most of the cholesterol in the body, but dietary cholesterol plays an important role in controlling all the cholesterol levels in the body. The levels include the total cholesterol and the good and bad cholesterol. Good cholesterol, the HDL (high-density lipoproteins), protects the heart by helping to transport excess cholesterol from the…

Hypopnea

While eupnoea is normal breathing, hypopnea is an abnormal type of breathing when the airflow is labored because of some pathology of the respiratory system. In other words it’s underbreathing. Hypopnea comes from the Greek roots hypo- (meaning low, under, beneath, down, below normal) and pnoe (meaning breathing). Among other abnormal breathing patterns are: bradypnea…

The Psychology of Creativity

On studying the creative process and the creative individual to understand creativity Creativity is the process of generating novel ideas and is the basic force for all inventions. The process of creation involves seeing new relations between concepts and things and determining unique solutions to problems. The creative process is about seeing new associations between…

Treatment for Peptic Ulcer – Helps to Improve Your Health

Diet is of utmost importance in the treatment of ulcer. The diet should be so arranged as to provide adequate nutrition to afford rest to the disturbed organs, to maintain continuous neutralization of the gastric acid, to inhibit the production of acid and to reduce mechanical and chemical irritation. Milk. cream, butter, fruits and fresh,…

Helicobacter Pylori Bacteria

You may have heard about H. pylori infections. If you have no idea what is H. pylori, then this article is going to enlighten you. H. pylori or Helicobacter pylori is a bacterium that resides in the stomach of about half the human population. This bacterium is helix-shaped and measures about 0.3 micrometers long with…

The Power in Lemon and Honey

LEMON Lemons have virtually no proteins or fats about 8. 23% carbohydrates. Vitamin C stands out in lemon composition. Lemon stands out in their healing power because of their accompanying substance called phytochemicals, these are substances that lack any calories, and they are neither vitamin nor mineral salts. They also contain some organic acids such…

Peripheral Neuropathy Can Be Helped With Supplements!

People with type 2 diabetes and unstable or poor blood sugar control are prone to various levels of nerve damage or neuropathy. How does this show up… usually as numbness, tingling and loss of feeling, particularly in your hands and feet. Sometimes you have no perception of touch or temperature on the soles of your…