How to Stay on the Safe Side in Using Herbal Medicines

Herbal medicines are now being used as one of the methods for curing health-related problems in modern societies. In fact, herbal products from credible companies today are also manufacturing and distributing those that address other concerns, like cosmetics, weight loss, dietary supplements, and so on. Despite the popularity of this alternative healing method, we can…

Culture and Latino Patients

Communication runs deeper than the words that are exchanged between two people. Words are important for sure, but often times when we're working with patients of a different culture than our own, words alone are not sufficient to motivate a patient to make a lifestyle change, or to accept a suggested treatment plan. We must…

Detailed Understanding Of Surgical Operations

Family planning is something that every married couple dreams of, and is normally associated with an immeasurable and unexplainable joy. However, unplanned pregnancy is exactly contrary to the planning phase. There are a good number of things that a woman looks out for during the stage of unwanted pregnancy. However, the most common solution that…

Elder Care – Health Needs That Must Be Seen To

There are a lot of things to think about and do when taking care of an elder. Some of them may not seem as important as others, and may slip through the cracks. Here are seven symptoms that require medical attention. 1) Abdominal Pain: Many things can cause abdominal pain. Some are mild and some…

SNIP/TUCK: Circumcision in the Philippines

In our country, circumcision is not done solely for medical purposes. Circumcision has been a part of our cultural norm; that every boy in his puberty years is expected to undergo. Pretty strange? Not so in our country. You see, circumcision has been a ritual, a rite of passage if you may, that boys have…

Cancer symptoms

Cancer is a cell disease occurs due to the abnormal growth of cells. It means the uncontrolled cell division and the capacity of these cells to attack other tissues. It is also known as malignancy, which is a cancer tumor. Cancer symptoms that may occur in specific types of cancers are persistent pain in bones,…

Autistic Disorder

Autistic disorder is characterized by devastating impairments in a young child’s communication and language skills, disinterest in social interaction, and preference for repetitive, stereotyped behaviors. Although it is usually present in infancy, no physical indicators or hard neurological signs facilitate an accurate neurological diagnosis before the age of three. Early signs of autism include lack…

Epilepsy and Pregnancy

If you are a female that has epilepsy, it is important to understand the potential risks associated with becoming pregnant. Naturally, if you have this condition, there is a higher possibility that you will suffer from complications than women who become pregnant and do not suffer from this condition. Epilepsy is a disorder of the…

Crocheting Benefits: Why People Love To Crochet

There are many reasons why people love to crochet. For one, crocheting is therapeutic. Because of its calming, rhythmic movements, many studies have shown positive results for people suffering from chronic depression, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and schizophrenia. Crocheting is also for common ordinary people who simply enjoy the feeling of accomplishing something with their after-work,…

Psychiatric Malpractice

Victims of psychiatric malpractice face a difficult battle. Mental health care patients are vulnerable to negligence and wrongdoing by the very nature of their condition. When the do speak up about mistreatment, their complaints are often dismissed or ignored. Patients with a history of emotional instability, impaired judgment, or erratic behavior are easily taken advantage…

Headache Management – How Can Coffee Help Your Headache

There are very many headache food triggers known to researchers now. Consumption of caffeine can have an unpredictable effect on the frequency and severity of your headaches. The main problem is that it is difficult to predict which effect it will have. Coffee can either reduce your existing headache or start a new one. Many…