What Is A Compression Fracture?

Compression  fractures  normally affect your vertebrae. It is characterized by the collapsing of the bones of the spine which can cause breakage at some points. It is very important to attend to compression  fractures  immediately in order to avoid the problem from becoming more serious. There are many things that can cause compression  fractures . The…

Brittle Bone Disease

Osteoporosis is more commonly known as “Brittle Bone Disease”. It is a degenerative bone disease and it affects many thousands every year. In Britain alone there are around 60,000 osteoporotic hip fractures every year, and of those around 15 – 20% will die within a year from a cause related to the fracture. If you…

Symptoms Of Cerebral Palsy

 Cerebral   palsy  is difficult to detect at birth. Two early indicators of  cerebral   palsy  in infants are abnormal muscle tone or the tendency to favor one side of the body over the other. If your infant seems unusually floppy or limp it could be a sign of hypotonia, meaning reduced muscle tone. If your infant…

Pain Relief and Depression – Treatments and Drugs

Tramadol is a very popular pain relief medication. It has been known to treat moderate to severe pain problems. There also is an extended release product that is used to treat chronic pain. There are other uses for this medication as well. These are considered “off-label” uses or alternative usages other than the main purposes…

Are Cold Sores Hereditary?

Cold  sores  can seem a lot like pimples; always appearing right before something important. Unlike pimples, there is a reason for the appearance of the former…stress. Stress is one of the top reasons you can succumb to the painful, ugly, blister-like rash on the lips or in your mouth. These  sores  are not heredity, but…

The Thyroid-Metabolism Connection

Metabolism is a word that the weight loss industry uses freely when pushing its various weight loss programs. What many of these programs do not tell you is how the endocrine system relates to our metabolism and how changes to that system can drastically affect our ability to lose or even gain weight. At the…

Best Diabetes Diet Plan

Diabetes mellitus is a disease both serious and common that is characterized by an excess amount of glucose in the urine and blood.The reason for this is that your body can’t produce enough insulin so glucose builds up in the blood and is washed off with the urine. Some Signs and symptoms of Diabetes mellitus…

Candida Rash – When to Worry

Candida lives within our bodies as a form of yeast, and for the most part will pose no threat to our health-that is until something happens to upset the PH balance of the body. This will cause candida overgrowth, and a candida  rash  will develop in the infected areas. If there is extreme overgrowth of…

Secrets Of Treating A Cold Sore

It can be easy to feel like the whole world is against you when it comes to having a cold sore even though you are certainly not alone. Treating a cold sore can be relatively easy if you know the procedures to take. Again, the Internet can be such a reliable source of yours. In…

Psoriasis – Can it Provide Slower Body Aging?

Psoriasis is a cosmetically devastating disorder which usually manifests on the skin, but sometimes also affects the nails and the joints. In the rarest cases psoriasis may even affect the mucous membranes. Red lesions covered with abundant silvery scales may appear at any time in a genetically predisposed person, triggered by some unfavorable factor, such…

Which Allergy Treatment Should You Use?

 Allergies  seem to be on the rise for many different reasons. In fact 1 in 3 people will suffer from some type of  allergies . If your  allergies  are severe you may have to see an allergist or an ear, nose, throat specialist but many times you can get your  allergies  under control on your own.…