Brain Tumors in Dogs

Hopefully, you will never have to deal with a pet dog that has a brain tumor. If you ever do, this article should give a decent thumbnail sketch about what your pet might go through. A brain tumor exhibits specific symptoms, is relatively manageable, but is an incurable affliction. A brain tumor might be one…

Can I Get Pneumonia Even If I Had the Pneumonia Shot?

Pneumonias can be caused by a variety of bacteria such as Staph, Strep, Klebsiela, as well as other bacteria and even other kinds of germs. Pneumovax, the pneumonia vaccine or Pneumonia Shot, protects you from Strep Pneumonia only. Strep pneumonia was the most common and is one of the most serious forms of pneumonia. The…

I’m Heading to England

When you read this article I will be on the first day of my big trip to the United Kingdom. In 1886 my paternal grandfather was born in Hammersmith to a single mother. England was troubled economically and socially at the time. Jack the Ripper and the plague threatened its population. It was what Charles…

A Guide To Understanding Herpes

Herpes is a virus, not a bacterial infection. A virus is small piece of nucleic acid which, when inside the cells of a living organism, begins to self-replicate. Herpes falls into this category. So far, only two types of herpes virus have been identified, type 1 or herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1) and type 2,…

Recognizing The Symptoms of Bronchitis

Studies have indicated that, about two thousand (2000) people residing in the United States of America alone die from the chronic version of bronchitis each year and roughly four hundred (400) men and women die from acute bronchitis. Bronchitis is actually one of the top respiratory ailments for which people seek health care particularly throughout…

Physiotherapy in Patients With Joint Hypermobility Syndrome

Our skin, discs, tendons, ligaments and many other tissues all rely on the protein collagen for their structural integrity, ensuring normal flexibility, healing capacity, strength and cohesiveness. This allows us to put the considerable daily stresses on these tissues without problems and collagen is also very involved in the strength and elasticity of internal organs…

5 Side Effects of Hip Replacement Surgery

Hip replacement surgery is performed to replace a hip joint that is damaged and degraded, and is unable to perform to its intended purpose. An artificial material such as metal or ceramic is used in its place and this will relieve pain and allow patients to regain their range of motion and thus makes them…

Diamond Fracture Filling

There are a number of different ways to improve the quality of a diamond. One of the most important techniques that is used is called fracture filling. This is a process that involves disguising blemishes from within a diamond. This is able to improve the light absorption rates and the reflective glows that emit from…

Ayurvedic Natural Supplements to Stop Bone Loss

Your bones are as alive as you are. Often mistaken for something hard, brittle and lifeless, bones are the building blocks of our body, without which we would be nothing but a lump of mass which does not have a support system to hold it up together. The human skeleton is made up of bones…

Signs of Cerebral Palsy

Depending on a child’s age, there are different signs that may suggest the presence of cerebral palsy. A newborn infant with difficulty in suckling, evacuating the bowels, or breathing should be carefully evaluated, as these are all warning signs of cerebral palsy. Infants may also have abnormal reflexes. As an infant grows, consistent use of…

Physiotherapy For Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injuries (SCI) are one of the most serious consequences of high speed accidents or sporting activities, a rare but devastating injury which can also occur after infections, tumours or ischaemic damage. The largest risk group are younger people due to their propensity to perform risky activities but a person of any age can…

Garlic and Onion Cold Remedy For Sore Throats

Did you know garlic and onion honey has been used for generations to help soothe a  sore   throat  and fight the colds and flu? I know, you’re thinking you will never get your kids to eat that. But, once kids try it, they actually do like it. Honey sweetens these pungent herbs and you just…

Tonsil Stones Or Tonsillitis?

Far too many people think they have tonsillitis when they may actually have tonsil stones. Tonsil stones, also known as tonsilloliths, are white bumps found on the tonsils are a result of a buildup of bacteria, mouth debris, and food particles. These disgusting balls attach to the tonsils and can cause horrible bad breath. It…