Don’t let a sprained ankle keep you out of the game

Mark J. Berkowitz, MD, an orthopedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle conditions at Orthopedic Specialists of Seattle, presents a 4-part discussion on ankle sprains to help keep you and your ankles in top condition. Part I will provide an introduction to ankle sprains and describe the initial treatment for this injury. Part II will…

Bruise Information and Treatment

Bruise also known contusion or a ecchymosis. Bruise are frequently caused by falls, damage of sports and car accidents. There are three forms of bruise include subcutaneous, intramuscular and periosteal. The contusions can last of the days in the months, with bone bruise of the most serious and painful being. Sometimes bruise can be serious,…

Signs and Symptoms of Peptic Ulcer

Nowadays, peptic ulcer affects more than 10% of the Americans. It is mostly caused by a bacterium (H. Pylori) and by inadequate use of medication. Peptic ulcer causes an injury upon the stomach or duodenum lining, known as gastric ulcers or duodenum ulcers. Because of this erosion, abdominal pain and burning might occur during the…

What Is Chronic Fatigue?

Do you experience symptoms of fatigue, mood changes, weight gain, depression, headaches, insomnia and bloating? Are you struggling to lose weight? These symptoms can all be caused by hormones. Chronic fatigue can be a sign of adrenal exhaustion or adrenal fatigue. Chronic Fatigue and Adrenal Exhaustion Adrenal exhaustion is brought about by chronic stress which…

New Health Care Trends Involve Environmental Endocrinology for Women in Menopause

Today’s fervor for environmental preservation has also hit the medical industry as researchers, scientists and doctors are discovering the importance of the newest emerging field called environmental endocrinology. Doctors are now learning how environmental endocrinology, or the effect of daily stressors like light, food and crowding on multiple endocrine systems, controls the rate of aging…

Sinus Polyps Awareness: What You Should Know

Polyps can be one of the causes of sinus infection that gives pain and suffering to someone. But how did polyps become responsible for sinus infection? There is actually a type that is called sinus polyps which are tear-shaped tissue swellings or growths within the sinuses. These are thought to have occurred as a result…

Uterus Fibroid Surgery: Reliable Destination India

What are uterine fibroids? Uterine fibroids (also referred to as myoma, leiomyoma, leiomyomata, and fibromyoma) are benign (non-cancerous) tumors that grow within the muscle tissue of the uterus. Between 20-50% of women of childbearing age have uterine fibroids. While many women do not experience any problems, symptoms can be severe enough to require treatment. Fibroids…

Eye Cyst – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Eye cyst or medically termed as chalazion is a little lump on the lower or upper eyelids which is caused by the inflammation of the gland found in the lids. Consistency may be firm, soft or fluid-filled. Eye cyst is also known as  tarsal cyst, meibomian cyst and conjunctival granuloma. What are eyelid glands? The…

Thrush in Women – How To Best Treat A Thrush Infection?

Most women experience thrush most often during pregnancy and menstruation because it is during these times that the body goes through major hormonal fluctuations which changes the vaginal acidity (pH levels) and contributes to a yeast infection. Women experience troublesome vaginal discharge, persistent vaginal burning and itching alongside with fatigue and lethargy. It is no…

Types of Hepatitis, Symptoms of Major Types of Hepatitis

Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver, which can be caused by viruses, medications, or toxic agents. Hepatitis known as an inflammation of the liver , is a gastroenterological disease. Hepatitis is generally categorized as a viral or non-viral hepatitis. Viral hepatitis can be considered “rapid” a position that comes on frequently with severe symptoms and…

Code by Type of Stone Removal To Ensure Correct Payment

When a patient has more than one stone in one kidney (multiple stones), or stones in both kidneys or ureters (bilateral stones), the urologist can gain more reimbursement and avoid fraud by coding based on the type of removal performed. Different types of stone removals are outlined below with the correct coding solutions. Removal by…

What is Emetophobia?

I wanted to take the time to answer what is emetophobia? Most people haven’t heard of this because only a small minority of people actually suffer from this. It is something that has been growing more common though. If you’re unfamiliar, it is a person that has an irrational fear of vomiting. It may not…

Food Allergies & Food Poisoning

Many of the symptoms caused by allergies are also similar to food poisoning. This is especially true of stomach upset, diarrhea, and unpleasant side-effects along those lines (see gluten allergy symptoms for some specific examples). With the possibility of having identical symptoms, how do you know if you really have allergies, or if you are…

Treatment/cure for Varicose Ulcers

Varicose Ulcers If you have poor circulation in your legs, which becomes more likely as you grow older, the blood flow through the lower parts of your body, especially your calves and ankles, becomes sluggish. You may already have varicose veins . In addition, any small injury or crack that appears in the skin is…