Top-10 Strategies to Improve Math Grades

Many students and parents ask for pointers and techniques for to best learn Math. Here is a top-10 list and applies to any level of Math: 1) If you do not understand something , focus on mastering that topic before moving on to the next topic. It sounds simple, but it is absolutely essential. Lets…

Food Safety and the Four Hour Cold Rule

Temperature control must be strictly adhered to ensure the safety of food on the receipt, storage, preparation, cooking and serving of ingredients. The temperature danger zone is between 5 and 63 degrees Celsius. Food, after preparation and cooking, must be kept out of this zone. When hot food has been cooked, it must be retained…

Tension Headache – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

A tension headache is the most commonly prevalent headache. It generally produces a diffuse, usually mild to moderate pain over the head. Many people liken the feeling to having a tight band around the head. A tension headache may also cause pain in the back of the neck at the base of the skull. Common…

Panchakarma – The Major Treatment of Ayurveda

According to Ayurveda, human body is composed of the three Doshas, the seven dhatus and three malas. Equilibrium of the dosha, dhatu and mala maintains the healthy state of body and mind. But imbalance in any of them gives rise to disease. The purpose of Ayurveda is to maintain this equilibrium. This can be achieved…

How to Get Rid of a Cold? Case: Chaga

What Is Chaga? Chaga (Inonotus obliquus) is a fungus parasitic that grows on birches and in some rare cases in other trees. Chaga can easily be identified as it has the distinctive appearance of burnt charcoal. It can be found in birch forests of Europe, Russia and Korea. Also in some parts of the United…

Kidney Cleansing for Good Health

Why is kidney cleansing important? Every day, your kidneys process the blood and helps to sift out waste products (like mercury, copper, arsenic-bound chemicals and other toxins) and extra water. The waste and extra water become urine. The urine then flows to your bladder through the ureters. Your bladder stores urine until you go to…

Drugs and Pain Control

Drugs used to control pain range from mild, over-the-counter (OTC) preparations, such as paracetamol, to potent general anesthetics. Drug classes in this category include: non-opioid analgesics, antipyretics, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) opioid agonist and antagonist drugs opioid analgesics, antipyretics, and NSAIDs Non-opioid analgesics, antipyretics, and NSAIDs are a broad group of pain medications. In…

Heart Attack Symptoms

Heart disease forms the leading cause of death in the United States – it is even more common than cancer. An estimated one fifth of all deaths in America come as a result of coronary heart disease. Over thirteen million individuals across the nation suffer from coronary heart disease. Every year, over a million people…

Aloe Vera Benefits For Heart Diseases

I am a big fan of Aloe Vera products having used them successfully for many years for various things. The internet being such a vast storehouse of knowledge has allowed me to investigate this miraculous plant and I have found a wealth of information. Following is some research I did about the Aloe Vera benefits…

Primary Malignant Bone Tumors – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Primary malignant bone tumors refer to a group of cancers of the bone, which arise primarily in bone tissue. Multiple myeloma, which is the most common bone tumor, usually occurs in the bone marrow and causes sharply circumscribed, demineralized bone lesions. Multiple myeloma occurs mostly in adults. A single myeloma lesion is called a plasmacytoma.…

Countdown to Flu 2010: Flu Vs Pneumonia

So you are coughing and have a fever. How can you tell the difference between the flu, which will get better on its own and pneumonia, which requires an antibiotic? This is a question I see many patients come to the emergency department with and one we can use iTriage to help us figure out.…