Natural Ways To Strengthen A Fractured Bone

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…

Cerebral Palsy Types – Ataxic and Spastic Palsy

The name cerebral comes from the two halves of the brain. The other name of this condition, palsy refers to any disorder that affects the body’s movement. Cerebral palsy conditions are all related to the areas of the brain that are associated with the motor systems that control body movement. These areas have either been…

Bell’s Palsy: Sudden and Scary, But Treatable

Bell’s Palsy is named after a Sir Charles Bell, a Scottish surgeon who lived in the 19th century and who first recognized the disease. The main symptom of Bell’s Palsy is damage to one of the facial nerves, resulting in a temporary paralysis of the face. This symptom of Bell’s Palsy usually effects only one…

Hernia -causes, Symptoms, Treatment

What is HerniaA hernia is a protrusion of a tissue, structure, or part of an organ through the muscular tissue or the membrane by which it is normally contained. The hernia has three parts: the orifice through which it herniates, the hernial sac, and its contents.A hernia (rupture) is usually noticed as a lump, commonly…

SKULL FRACTURES CAUSES,COMPLICATIONS AND TREATMENT

The first concern in a skull fracture is possible damage to the brain rather than the fracture itself; therefore, the injury is considered a neurosurgical condition. Signs and symptoms reflect the severity and extent of the head injury. Skull fractures may be simple (closed) or compound (open) and may displace bone fragments. They’re also described…

Bulging Lumbar Disc

Being fairly common in both young adults and older people, bulging disc can affect just about anyone. Most times they are not a cause for panic and are often discovered by accident while having another medical problem examined. Abnormalities, such as bulging or protruding discs, are seen at high rates on MRIs in patients both…

How Does A Pinched Nerve Cause Back Pain?

What is a pinched nerve and how does it cause back pain? We have all heard the term either from a doctor or friend. If like me you suffer from an aching back then you maybe a victim of a pinched nerve. All you know is it hurts! All you care about is finding a way…

Complete Information on Congenital Torticollis

“Congenital” means a condition which is present at the birth. The congenital torticollis occurs or little time after to the birth. This is known as a torticollis muscular congenital. The congenital torticollis occurs when the muscle of neck to the top which races and towards the back of the neck of your baby (muscle of…

Clinical Analysis of Acute Laryngitis

Inflammation of the larynx may result from bacterial or viral infection or inhalation of irritant gases. Unaccustomed overuse of the voice leads to edema of the vocal cords. Laryngitis is characterized by hoarseness and loss of voice. Irritant nonproductive cough may be present. Treatment consists of rest to the voice, steam inhalations, avoidance of smoking,…

How to Treat Sore Throat Naturally

Strep throat is inflammation of the throat, tonsils and lymph nodes due to infection with group A streptococcus bacteria. Strep throat is very common during the flu seasons and it can be preceded by mild symptoms such as runny nose, sneezing or cough. The incubation period of strep throat is around 3-5 days and most…

Home Remedies For Tonsillitis

Tonsils play an important role in our body by preventing infection to enter our body. Even though many may tend to forget its importance but we can’t deny the facts. We always tend to think tonsils as the cause of disease instead of tonsillitis. Tonsillitis is the inflammation of tonsils which can be identified by…

Should Obesity be deemed a mental illness in the DSM-V?

Obesity is one of the major public health concerns facing developed and developing countries in the world. Since the turn of the twentieth century, health statistics shows that the prevalence of obesity and overweight has escalated owing to a number of factors including change in lifestyle patterns. In United States, it is estimated that more…

Diabetes, The 6 Points That Will Explain It For You

Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease in which patients present with absolute or relative insulin deficiency. It effects about 6% of western populations and is a major contributing factor for heart attacks, strokes, kidney failure and peripheral vascular disease. Diabetes mellitus is also the leading cause of new blindness. 1. Types of Diabetes There are…

Obesity – Types and Treatment

Obesity is when a person is carrying too much body fat for their height and sex. A person is considered obese if they have a Body Mass Index (BMI) – weight in kilograms divided by their height in meters squared – of 30 or greater. Obesity can happen when you eat more calories than you…