Anxiety and Adjustment Disorders

Anxiety is the automatic body’s response to alleged risk. While anxiety disorders emanates from overwhelming perceived threats. We often worry and get tensed when responding to or anticipating a stressful situation. The optimistic side of anxiety is that it aid us to stay focused, motivated and spur us to conquer challenging jargons. However, when nervousness…

Bloated Stomach After Heart Surgery – Healing Tips

Heart surgery is one of the more serious and involved types of surgery that you can undergo. While there is a variety of heart surgery procedures, all of them should be taken seriously – and all of them require some significant recovery and healing time. Of course, there can be major complications after heart surgery,…

5 Shocking Facts About Heart Disease

The biggest and most infamous serial killer in America is not a clinical psychopath, it is heart disease. Heart disease has been steadily increasing since the 1950’s and seen a marked increase in the last 20 years. At one time or another someone’s life will be directly or indirectly affected by heart disease.Below are 5…

How Does Tuberculosis Manifest?

Tuberculosis can give a lot of symptoms to a person but there are cases in which patients came to the doctor for other problems and they are discovered this disease too. Sometimes tuberculosis gives only night sweats and the patient will not go to the doctor only for such a mild symptom. Generally extrapulmonary tuberculosis…

The Pros and Cons of Living in New Jersey

If you are thinking of moving to the garden state, the following article reviews some of the benefits and drawbacks of living in New Jersey. Situated on the East Coast with close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia, New Jersey geographically rests in an ideal commercial crossroads location. As a result, the economy is…

Pseudotumor Cerebri Symptoms and Treatment

Pseudotumor Cerebri – An Overview Pseudotumor cerebri is often confused with a tumor, but it is not one. Thus it is given the name “pseudo tumor” meaning fake or false tumor. It is also known as idiopathic intracranial hypertension which occurs when there is pressure on the brain. This causes symptoms that are similar to…

Natural Pneumonia Treatment – Part 1

Pneumonia is a serious infection of the lungs that can be caused by any of a number of different infectious agents, including viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa, and mycoplasma. The infection causes tiny air sacs in the lung area to become inflamed and filled with mucus and pus, inhibiting oxygen from reaching the blood. Lobar pneumonia…

Chest Pain: Causes and Treatment

In medicine, chest pain is a symptom of a number of serious conditions and is generally considered a medical emergency, unless the patient is a known angina pectoris sufferer and the symptoms are familiar (appearing at exertion and resolving at rest, known as “stable angina”). When the chest pain is not attributed to heart disease,…

Know the Symptoms of Cold and Cough

Colds with or without cough usually are caused by a virus. Antibiotics are not effective against viruses. Colds cannot be cured, but cold symptoms can be treated with over-the-counter medications. Colds are most contagious during the first 2 to 4 days after symptoms appear, and may be contagious for up to 3 weeks. Your can…

Brochitis Disease

This disease is as a result of the inflammation of the large bronchi also known as the medium sized airways.  If left untreated, it can progress to pneumonia. Over time, that is, months of constant irritation of the airways, the condition regresses to asthma.  Bronchitis disease symptoms, include an expectorant cough, shortness of breath, fatigue,…

Whiplash – What You Must Know About TMJ

In horse and buggy days whiplash was rare. Sure, a horse could bolt and cause a whiplash type reaction on passengers. But, let’s face it-horses rarely spaced out and ran into the buggy in front of them. Whiplash Defined One simple definition from Mosby Medical Encyclopedia is: “an injury to the neck vertebrae or their…

Top 5 Bone Fractures

Most people have experienced some kind of bone fracture in their lifetime, whether treated or untreated. These can sometimes be in the form of a hairline fracture, or even a major break. Either way, fracturing a bone is no laughing matter, even if it’s your funny bone. The top five bone fractures are common among…

Cerebral Palsy and the Road to Independence

Tim Harding, Vice Principal of Treloar College, Alton, Hampshire tells one student’s story of life with cerebral palsy and the fight to become more independent. Nineteen year old Justin is about to leave full time education, having studied at Treloar School and then Treloar College for the last five years. Justin has spastic quadriplegia, a…