Shoulder Dislocations

Dislocations of the shoulder joint are common in sports involving contact elements such as Rugby and American football. They also occur frequently from falls, usually onto an outstretched arm. The most common position for a shoulder dislocation is with the arm out to the side and rotated outwards. This results in the most common form…

What Is A Compound Fracture?

There are many types of fractures. Fractures are categorized depending on their appearance and their severity. Some of these types include greenstick fractures – a type of fracture wherein the bones do not break completely but they do bend and break at one side just like a greenstick, internal fracture – a type of fracture…

Retainer Fees

Before you hire an Illinois lawyer, you should always have an honest and forthright discussion about how they will be paid. A lawyer’s billing method, as well as rates, depends upon the amount of time spent working on your case as well as the nature of your legal issue and the reputation and experience of…

Facts About Taser Guns

With the ongoing threat of terrorism and crimes in many parts of the world, people are becoming more aware that the streets are not as safe as it used to be. Even homes need security to prevent trespassing, theft, and other grave threats that may harm family and friends. While some are attending self-defense classes,…

7 Golden Rules of Losing Weight

Old habits die hard. If you love burgers and chips, chances are that you’ll find it painful to give them up. But if you want to lose weight permanently, then you have to be willing to change your eating habits. Otherwise you are bound to put on the kilos as soon as you revert to…

Herbal Fact Sheets: Elderberry

The Elderberry is a shrub, or sometimes a small tree, which was previously thought to have belonged to the honeysuckle family but has now been classified as a member of the Adoxaceae family. It is native to both, but more common in the North Hemisphere. Some people believe that the Elderberry takes its name from…

Sore Throat Caused by Acid Reflux

Acid reflux is a condition wherein the partially digested food in the stomach (more specifically the acid that it produces) travels back into the esophagus or throat. To properly explain the perfunctory layout of the disorder, the body’s digestive system has a circular band of muscle that is called the “lower esophageal sphincter”. This circular…

Don’t Ignore Toddler’s Bad Breath

Bad breath on toddlers is usually ignored by adults because it is a rational knowledge that it occurs as part of growing up. However, it should be given special attention so certain early practices and habits will be taught. Fortunately bad breath on toddlers does not only reveal bacterial build-up in the mouth but could…

10 Steps on Improving Your Metabolism

Feeling sluggish and low on energy? Do you feel like you work and work toward your weight loss goal and never seem to make any dramatic improvement? You could be suffering from a slow metabolism. This does not have to destroy your weight loss efforts. You can dramatically improve your metabolism and boost energy without…

Does My Dog Have Diabetes?

In most cases, it is highly abnormal for younger dogs to develop canine diabetes, but if your dog is over 4 years old and exhibits other symptoms, then the possibility of diabetes is a valid one. Diabetes in dogs is much more widespread in females. Many of the dog’s symptoms are comparable to those of…

Leading Causes Of Childhood Obesity

Increasingly, more and more people are dying each year from obesity related illnesses than from cigarette smoking. While tobacco still causes more avoidable deaths each year, the obesity statistics have been rising to a disturbing level. Officials claim that sedentary lifestyles combined with poor eating habits have been the cause of the nationwide obesity epidemic.…

How To Heal Cold Sore On Your Lips Fast

Herpes is a virus, it is very contagious and appears as a blister on the sensitive parts of human body.There are plenty of explanation why cold sores on lips ought to be treated immediately. Although some people show very mild or no symptoms at all.. In fact, with winter right around the corner, things may…

Guide to Scalp Psoriasis

What is Scalp psoriasis? As the term suggests, scalp psoriasis is psoriasis involving the scalp. It is common and approximately half of all people with psoriasis have it on their scalp. The reason it deserves special mention is that it can be particularly difficult to treat and usually requires specifically formulated medicines. Psoriasis in the…