To Know About Hiatal Hernia Symptoms

Hiatal hernia is a dysfunction which occurs within the body when an organ protrudes past the muscle walls which are responsible for holding that organ in place and inside the body. This protrusion emerges within the upper section of the stomach into the thorax from a tear in the diaphragm. There are two main types…

Health Tips From Your Own Body?

While going about our lives, especially as we get older, we think of our mortality and focus more emphasis on health tips. We read glossy magazine articles which advise us what to eat, what to drink, and how much of it should we consume. Morning and evening news broadcasts exhibit daily or weekly health tips…

Peptic Ulcers – Causes and Cures

A peptic ulcer is a sore in the inner lining of the stomach or upper small intestine (duodenum). When the intestine or stomach's protective layer is broken down, ulcers develop. The digestive juices contain hydrochloric acid and an enzyme called pepsin that can damage the intestine or stomach tissue. These can also injure the esophagus.…

Alternative Treatments For Acidity

Almost every one of us had suffered from hyperacidity in the past. Acidity is caused by the excess secretion of acid in the stomach and intestines. Normal secretion of acid is required for the digestion of the food in the stomach but when it is increased due to certain reasons, it results in acidity. If…

Diagnosing Gastritis – What To Expect

Self-diagnosing Gastritis is pretty impossible. Take a look at the common symptoms: nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, heartburn, belching, and bloating. All of these are symptoms of many other ailments, too, from serious illnesses to mild inconveniences. You may think you have gastritis when in fact you just have a simple heartburn that can be…

EMPYEMA (Pyothorax)

Definition: It means the presence of pus in the pleura. Etiology: Empyema is always secondary to infection in a neighboring structure, usually the lung. Causes are: 1 Commonest cause is Pneumonia. (2) Pulmonary tuberculosis. (3) Bronchiectasis. (4) Lung abscess or gangrene. (5) Mediastinal abscess. 6 Carcinoma of the esophagus. (7) Pericarditis. (8) Penetrating chest injuries.…

What is Lymphedema Treatment?

Complete Decongestive Therapy is the best lymphedema treatment that is available today. The aim of the treatment is to reduce the swilling and prevent the fluids from pooling in the affected limb. The procedure involves lymphatic massage, compression bandaging, skin care and exercise. If treatment is begun in the early phase, the condition can be…

Hyaluronic Acid – The Key To The Fountain of Youth

What is Hyaluronic Acid? Hyaluronic acid (also called Hyaluronan, or HA) is a component of connective tissue whose function is to cushion and lubricate. Hyaluronan occurs throughout the body in abundant amounts in many of the places people with hereditary connective tissue disorders have problems such as joints, heart valves and eyes. Hyaluronic acid abnormalities…

Preventing Your Kidney Tuberculosis

Kidney disease caused by tuberculosis and it is caused by bacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis). It is a disease that in general has an effect on the lungs but it can distress a lot of other body organs like the kidney. Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease that is spread from person to person by way of the…

Why the Internet is Dangerous For Kids

You probably heard from other parents that the internet is a dangerous place for kids. Yes and No. Internet if approached correctly can bring enormous and positive benefits to your child’s knowledge and development. Why the internet is dangerous for kids actually has to do with the fact that bad guys can easily hide their…

The Alternative Names For Breast Cancer

Alternative names for breast cancer are: cancer of breast; carcinoma – ductal; carcinoma – lobular. Other names do people employ is familial; malignant neoplasm of breast; malignant tumor of breast; and mammary cancer. Breast cancer is a disease in which certain cells in the breast become abnormal and reproduce with no control or order to…

Lung Cancer and Pneumonia

Frequently lung cancers are picked up on a routine chest X-ray in anyone experiencing no symptoms. If cancer cells begin to grow up in one of the bronchioles near the aveoli, the tumor could turn into the size of a golf ball or even larger without causing symptoms. Even when the chest X-ray looks normal,…

Chest Pain Not Caused by Heart Disease

Before I begin, let me make sure you know that you should consult your doctor for * any * chest pain, to rule out a serious health problem. However, there are other things that can cause pain in that region. Some are minor and some may be as life threatening as heart disease. Heartburn :…