Spastic Cerebral Palsy – Types, Diagnosis and Treatments

Spastic  cerebral   palsy  is the most common type of this disability that affects nearly 80 percent of patients. It differs from other types of  cerebral   palsy  in that it affects muscles and joints. There is muscle stiffness and spasticity as well as limited joint movement. How This Form is Categorized This form is categorized by…

The Best Methods of Lower Cervical Spine Management

Recommended Cervical Spine Management This article aims to explain the recommended manner to carry out lower cervical spine management. How is instability in the lower cervical spine to be treated? It has to be said that, even when a particular spine has indeed been determined as clinically ‘unstable’, current literature is rather inconclusive as to…

Natural Remedies For Flu Virus Symptoms

Flu Virus remedies for flu virus symptoms; is your body ready to battle the flu in 2009? Are there alternative medicine flu treatments and natural home remedies for the flu? What is the flu? Flu is a common ailment that all of us suffer from. Influenza, commonly shortened to “flu,” is a contagious respiratory illness…

What Does Psoriasis Look Like in Children?

Psoriasis can begin at or shortly after birth but in most children it usually does not occur until school age. Usually a family history of the disorder is quite normal. When present in babies or infants, it normally starts in the diaper area (napkin psoriasis) and can spread elsewhere over the body. In children, psoriasis…

Every Woman Has An Eating Disorder

So said Dr Peter Clark from the eating disorders clinic at a Sydney hospital in 1996. Fifteen years later the situation has become even worse, while in general our population has become fatter. We don’t actually know the exact statistics on eating disorders, which is telling in itself, but the numbers we do have point…

Type 2 Diabetes – Diabetes And Weight Gain

Obesity, as well as Type 2 diabetes, are both major epidemics around the world. So it is no secret the two are directly related. Type 2 diabetes seems like a contradiction since it is possible for an overweight individual not to exhibit symptoms of diabetes, just as it is possible for a slender, fit individual…

Some Effects of Childhood Obesity

One of the more disturbing trends in today’s society is that of childhood  obesity . It has become an epidemic around the United States in the last two decades. Since the 1970s, there has been an alarming growth in the statistics of children and young adults who are considered to be obese. It is estimated today…

Rash Diagnosis – Common Rashes

Just thinking of rashes can make you feel itchy all over. The word rash covers a lot of territory. Common rashes alter the feel and look of your skin. Some appear on small areas and others cover the entire body. Causes of skin rashes are many as there are a many different types of skin…

How to Cure Psoriasis

Once a person is diagnosed with having the gene that causes Psoriasis, they start thinking about the future. Two of the first questions that are asked are: 1) How will I be able to cope with the disease, and 2) What exactly must I do to Manage the Symptoms. Up to the date of writing…

Allergies and Allergy Management Strategies

With increasing pollution levels these days it seems that more and more people are falling victim to all sorts of allergens, the substances that are the primary cause of all allergic reactions. Allergens can be almost anything, from sea food to pet dander or even specific types of food coloring. There are also more incidences…

Are You Having Nutritional Deficiency?

Are you ignoring the signs your body is giving you? Every part of your body gives you hints of your current health status. The health of your skin, fingernails, hair, ears and mouth all give signs of the nutritional health of your body. But are you doing something about it? Nutritional deficiencies occur when a…

What Is Postnatal Depression?

Postnatal Depression The symptoms of postnatal depression appear any time before and after delivery of your baby. Around 1 in 7 (14%) of women will develop postnatal depression and 10% experience symptoms during the pregnancy (antenatal depression). Antenatal depression is often overlooked. A pregnant woman that is feeling overwhelmed and anxious for more than two…

Life Threatening Phobias

Most people have some type of fear, but there are some whose fears turn into phobias. A phobia is an intense fear of something that isn’t life threatening, but the mind inter-operates it as life threatening. Some of these fears are not very rational, but for someone who has a phobia, it can be hard…