Reasons You May Need Physical Therapy

Physical therapists help patients manage and recover from debilitating physical conditions that leaves them unable to function normally. The purpose of physical therapy is to help people who have conditions that limit their ability to function in their daily activities. A physical therapist uses many techniques and devices to assist clients with recovering physical strength…

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is a group of disorders characterized by easy bruising, loose joints, skin hyperelasticity and weakness of tissues. These disorders are inherited and result from faulty connective tissue which affects the skin, tendons, muscles and blood vessels. The Ayurvedic treatment of this condition is aimed at treating the symptoms and attempting to reverse the…

Colonoscopy – Why I Hesitate To Have One

The American Cancer Society (ACS) recommends a colonoscopy for everyone beginning around age 50. The purpose of the screening procedure is to look for existing colorectal cancer or signs the disease might develop. Additional colonoscopies are recommended thereafter at 10-year intervals, assuming no problems are discovered. At the ACS website, the procedure is called “uncomfortable…

Diagnostic Categories of Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration

Three methods are currently used the assess thyroid nodules. These are fine needle aspiration or FNA, thyroid scans, and ultrasound. Of these three, initial FNA is said to be more diagnostically useful and cost effective. Although ultrasound may be able to detect nodules that cannot be detected through palpation, it is still unable to differentiate…

Guide to Common Dog Vaccines – DHPPV, DA2PPV, DHLPPV, -C

Sometimes this particular vaccine is titled DHPPV, DA2PPV or DHPPV-C or some other similar variation. This particular vaccine is commonly referred to as the “Distemper-Parvo” vaccine or the “5-in-one” or “seven-in-one”. Although there are some differences between them, you can tell what’s in the vaccine based on the letters. The D in DHPPV stands for…

Liver Ultrasound Preparation

An ultrasound test is a radiology technique, that uses high- frequency sound waves to produce images of organs and structures of the body. The sound waves are sent through body tissues with a device called a transducer. The transducer is placed directly on top of the skin, that has a gel applied to the surface.…

How to Get Rid of Garlic Smell

Garlic is easy to grow and can be grown year-round in mild climates. In cold climates, cloves can be planted in the ground about six weeks before the soil freezes, and harvested in late spring. Garlic plants are not attacked by pests. They instead suffer from pink root, a disease that stunts the roots and…

Does Milk Help Acid Reflux?

When people suffer with acid reflux or heartburn, one of the biggest priorities is finding remedies to make the discomfort go away. One of the biggest debates surrounding this disease is does milk help acid reflux and its symptoms. The true answer to whether or not milk can help is simply yes and no. Milk…

Penis Enlargement – What’s HOT and What’s NOT

There’s lots of alternatives out there for Penis Enlargement. Let’s try and rate them:  HOT means it works. Semi-HOT means it has potential. NOT means it’s not. Penis Pills – NOT Take a class in pharmacology. There are basically two types of drugs – sympathomimetics and parasympathomimetics. One targets the sympathetic nervous system, the other…

Kefir Grains – Lowering Your Cholesterol

Though cholesterol is essential for many functions in the human body, high levels of it may contribute to anything from high blood pressure to coronary heart disease, and lowering your cholesterol now by eating healthier, exercising and avoiding sugars, saturated fats, and starches may prevent a lot of serious health problems down the road and…

Pancreatic Cancer: Acai Berry Can Help

On CNN, a story broke that may change the lives of many people who are predisposed to pancreatic cancer. As you probably know, this is one of the most lethal forms of cancer, in part because it is usually diagnosed too late. But, with the use of regular anti-oxidants, of which Acai Berry is one,…