Stress Fractures In Your Feet

We all know what  fractures  are. Many of you have probably  fractured  a bone or two in your lives. You jump off a high structure or you get in wrestling match with your brother and next thing you know, you have to go to the hospital because you broke a bone. The use of the…

Cerebral Palsy Information

Cerebral Palsy refers to a set of conditions (non-contagious and non-progressive) wherein a brain trauma is adversely affecting a child’s motor skills. The term “cerebral” refers to the brain, particularly the cerebrum, while the term “palsy” refers to the lack of control on muscle movements. The cause of cerebral palsy remains uncertain even with the…

Treatments for MS Pain – Medical Treatments

When you stop to consider that at least half of all multiple sclerosis patients experience pain during the course of their lives that can be either chronic or acute, it is easy to see why treatments for MS pain are always a hot topic. There is however a great deal of debate as to how…

Home Remedies of Strep Throat

Are there home remedies for strep throat? That depends on what you mean. There are many ways to decrease the symptoms of strep throat, but none to cure it. Strep throat is a specific type of sore throat caused by the Group A Streptococcus. Some patients become very ill with this infection, whereas others have…

What Are the Causes of Frequent Headaches?

There are several causes for frequent headaches, some much more common than others, and even some are unknown to most people. Therefore, if you suffer from frequent headache you should know that sometimes the underlying reason is quite severe and should be treated by your doctor. If you just take an over the counter painkiller,…

What Is Diabetes and Its Complications?

Eleven years ago, the number of Diabetes patients reached a staggering 171 million. People from all parts of the globe are suffering from Diabetes and more people are suffering. The question in everyone’s minds is what is diabetes and how can it be prevented? Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disease caused by a very high…

American Diabetes Association Guidelines

The American  Diabetes  Association is of course the leader in  diabetes  education, information and research. They help to fund research and then publish their findings so that medical professionals and diabetics alike have the accurate information that is needed to better care for themselves or their patients. The American  Diabetes  Association has developed a set…

Causes of Obesity in America – Obesity Help

Causes of  obesity  for Americans are easily discerned. The simple facts are that we eat too much of the wrong foods, we eat them in improper manners and we fail to exercise.  Obesity  statistics clearly show that the US is among the very fattest countries on the entire planet – and simultaneously supposed to be…

Dry Skin Rash – Eczema and Cortisone

Learn a bit more about eczema and cortisone by reading the following transcript from a telephone consultation done recently. JS: I, too, suffered from eczema. I had very bad eczema. And as soon as I cleared up my–I, too, suffered from asthma. And as soon as I cleared up my eczema, my asthma disappeared. And…

Cold Sores – Treatment For Cold Sores

Cold  sore  treatments are a great interest for all of us. We are all looking for that magical cure that will free us from this virus that continues to show up when we need the least. Cold  sore  treatments are essentially categorized into two broad groups, over-the-counter (OTC) medications and home remedies for cold  sore .…

Methotrexate Psoriasis – What You Must Know

This article looks at methotrexate for psoriasis treatment. Psoriasis on it’s own is an autoimmune disease that affects the skin, nails and body joint. A common feature of psoriasis is the dryness and reddish patches found on the skin. Psoriasis also happens on the knees and elbows, finger nails and the toes. The later effects…

Laser Toenail Fungus Treatment Zaps Fungus Fast

Toenail fungus affects approximately 40 million people in the US. This condition is caused by a fungus that may be a result of bad foot care or aging. The fungus thrives on warm humid conditions and attacks the nail and nail bed. The fungus is very hard to get rid of, so let’s ask the…