Daily Routine of a Physiotherapist

Physiotherapy is one of the most variable practices in medicine and as such, the daily routine of the therapist is changed dependent on the patient’s condition. To better understand the typical routine it is important to understand the role of a physiotherapist which can be defined as follows – To administer treatments to patients suffering…

Why Is Thiamin So Important?

What Is Thiamin? Known as Vitamin B1, thiamin was the very first B-Vitamin discovered. As an integral part of the B-complex spectrum of vitamins, thiamin is primarily involved in energy metabolism – turning foods into a useable energy source for the body, known as ATP (adenosine triphosphate). All of the B-vitamins work together to produce…

Did You Know a Sinus Infection Can Be Life Threatening?

Everyone at one time or another has a sinus infection, also known as sinusitis, or knows someone that has a sinus infection. There are two types of sinus infections; acute and chronic. Usually an acute sinusitis is caused by the harmless bacteria that live in most peoples upper respiratory tracts. If you catch a cold…

Nursing Considerations Of Diabetic Nephropathy

Monitor your patient’s blood glucose levels frequently. As her kidney function deteriorates, she may need less insulin or oral hypoglycemic drugs. That’s because one-third of insulin is metabolized and excreted by the kidneys, and as her kidney function deteriorates, insulin is available in the bloodstream for a longer time. Monitor her for signs and symptoms…

The Bad Side of Inversion Therapy

People probably always think of back inversion table when they have back pain because this equipment is capable of relieving back and neck pain. It does give benefits, but as all things have advantages and disadvantages, a back inversion table is not good for some people. Inversion tables are widely used in inversion therapies. This…

What Is Basal Cell Carcinoma Skin Cancer?

A basal cell carcinoma skin cancer is the result of sun damage to the skin. The cancer tends to enlarge in a slow and steady pattern. It has the capability to spread to the tissue nearby. However, it cannot spread to the distant part of the body. The best and the only way to detect…

Psoriasis – Can It Protect Against Cancer?

Psoriasis is a chronic recurring disease, which usually manifests on the skin but may also affect the nails, the joints (5-30% of people with psoriasis) and the mucous membranes (1-2% of people with psoriasis). The causes of psoriasis are yet unknown, but various studies suggest that psoriasis is transferred genetically. Relatives with psoriasis are found…

10 Reasons Why Sandals Are Just Better Than Shoes Any Day

1. Sandals are downright fashionable. With styles that cover practically every possible reason and season, sandals never go out of style. In fact, many popular designs and styles of sandals remain lasting fashion statements year after year. 2. With sandals, foot freedom reins. Just ask any college student why they love their flip-flops. Ask a…

Do You Have a Wheat Intolerance?

Wheat is the most widely consumed cereal in the US. and Europe today. More than a billion people use it as a staple in their diet and wheat production has almost doubled since the turn of the 20th century. In Britain it provides 27% of our daily calorie intake. History has seen it as an…

Video Game Induced Depersonalization

There is a strong correlation between feelings of anxiety, panic, depersonalization/derealization, and the constant use of video games. This is a deduction based upon thorough and extensive research and study. The facts are there and continue to prove themselves out. Doctors now believe that electromagnetic fields (EMF’s) result in anxiety, depersonalization, derealization, depression, panic attacks,…

Serotonin and Moody Depressive Stoic Northern European Types

Serotonin and Depression Singin’ About The Blues, Feeling Blue and Really Being Darned Blue The challenge of being human puts us right in front of feelings that we would call depressive, sad, melancholy or withdrawn, hopelessness, helplessness, despair, sorrow, sadness. There is a whole musical genre called “The Blues”, which specializes in certain chord patterns,…