Dysautonomia – Symptoms And Treatment

The definition of Dysautonomia is a malfunction (or imbalance) of the autonomic nervous system (ANS) or the automatic nervous system that controls a person’s involuntary bodily functions. An example is one’s heart rate accelerating or decelerating. Another is digestion, either too fast or too slow. A body’s complete nervous system is divided into two parts,…

Failure to Diagnose Illness Can Harm Patients

The effective treatment of disease begins with an accurate diagnosis. The failure to diagnose an illness properly can lead to extended sickness and unnecessary medical complications. Many factors come into play when correctly diagnosing a disease: an accurate assessment of symptoms, the doctor's knowledge of the condition, effective laboratory testing and the patient's ability to…

The Top 7 Tips For Preventing a Heart Attack

Unfortunately, the incidence of heart attack and heart disease is on the rise. Many times, heart disease and heart attacks can be prevented – even when heart disease is hereditary. With the popularity of fast food, pre-packaged frozen dinners, and fattening desserts increasing every day, so do the number of heart attacks per year. Heart…

Valentines Day: Heart Ache or Heart Disease

Which is worst ?, enjoying your gourmet 10-course meal that will make you gain a few pounds, or getting dumped on Valentine's Day before you're able to start your meal ruining all chances of eating that day. Well, it all depends on which is more important to you, having a fluttering heart or healthy heart.…

Investigations and Diagnosis of Bronchogenic Carcinoma

Bronchiogenic carcinoma should be considered in the diagnosis of all respiratory disorders. Malignancy can mimic virtually all common pulmonary diseases such as tuberculosis, Pneumonia, Lung abscess, atelectasis, localized emphysema, Pleural effusion etc. So how can we give a detailed or differential diagnosis to single it out? Investigations Radiological findings: Radiological findings may be protean. The…

Aspiration and Aspiration Pneumonia

Your physician or speech-language pathologist may have recommended an instrumental swallowing assessment ( video-swallow study or fiberoptic evaluation of swallowing), be conducted to better assess the strength and efficiency of muscles involved in swallowing, and the ability of your vocal folds to protect you airway from aspiration. (aspiration is when secretions, food or liquid enter…

Acute Asthmatic Bronchitis

The respiratory system is one of the most important systems in the human body. It is the part of the body that distributes oxygen throughout the body in order for it to live. Without it, the body will not be able to survive. This is why it is important for you to always take care…

Improving Joint Health Naturally

As we age, our joints can begin to deteriorate and cause us the pain we know as arthritis. Though some of us are more genetically predisposed to arthritis than others, we can all take steps to making sure that the effects of arthritis on our bodies are minimal. Though there are plenty of supplements and…

Understanding Diamonds

A diamond is just pure carbon crystal. If you look at the chemistry of diamond, it is pure carbon. The arrangement of the carbon atoms differently makes it a unique gem. A diamond is considered precious from the ancient times and is popular for its strength. How a diamond is formed? Diamonds are formed in…

The Top Seven Questions About Ankle Fractures

Breaking your ankle can be a very devastating injury which can involve significant time off your feet depending on the extent of your injury. The below question and answer format will give you much of the information you need to know about treatment if you or someone you know sustains a broken ankle. FAQ (Frequently…

Osteoporosis – Why Is It Important

Osteoporosis is a chronic condition of the bone where the bone mineral density is lower and the micro-structure of the bone is disordered making the bone weaker. Osteopenia is a thinning of the bone, but not severe enough to meet the criteria for osteoporosis. Bones which have lost their mineral density are at higher risk…