Botox Treats More Medical Conditions

So far Botox has only been popular for anti-ageing treatments. This exceptionally potent neurotoxin has found a variety of remarkable uses in modern medicine. The toxin was tested in late 1960’s by Alan Scott and Edward Schantz, who then standardised it for therapeutic use. However it was first used in 1980 to treat for conditions…

7 Top Ranking Baby Twin Strollers

In the Internet Age one does not have to push around physically from one shop to another hunting for baby twin strollers. Everything is just the click of the mouse away. It is ideal for parent of twins who have little time to spare but want the best for the duo. There are two styles…

Agonising Over Whether to Breast or Bottle Feed?

When I was pregnant I wasn’t sure I wanted to breast feed, I had all the leaflets and information given to me by my midwives about breast feeding and despite not having made a decision I was never given any advice on bottle feeding except the cons. I went online and searched breast feeding and…

Repositioning a Dislocated Shoulder

A dislocated shoulder is not only painful, but is also an injury that must be corrected immediately to avoid any long-term damage. If you throw out your shoulder, then you should do the following.   Always be cautious of a patient’s history! Prior to trying to set a shoulder that has been dislocated you will…

Peritonsillar Abscess

What is a peritonsillar abscess? The peritonsillar abscess is the most common complication of tonsillitis (infection of the throat) and the bacteria most frequently involved in this type of Abscess is the Streptococcus. An abscess is a collection of puss that forms and accumulates near the site of infection. It happens because of the spread…

Fastest Cure for Tonsil Stones

Tonsil stones, or tonsilloliths, are caused by impaction of food particles that get mixed with mucous and acted upon by bacteria to produce a sticky substance around tonsils. Once it mixed with calcium and dead epithelial cells (dead as a result of natural wear and tear process), tonsil stones are produced. Prevention and cure for…

Asthma and Enlarged Tonsils

There is a lot of controversy and debate regarding the point whether tonsils should be removed or not in a person suffering from asthma. Different doctors have different opinions in this matter. Some advocate tonsillectomy (removal of tonsils) while others do not. It is therefore important to understand the role of tonsils in the human…

What Is Ischemic Stroke?

Ischemic stroke is a type of brain stroke. This brain stroke is commonly known as CVA or cerebrovascular accident. Along with the other type of stroke, ischemic stroke is also considered fatal. The mere fact that it involves the brain makes the condition detrimental without even going into the details of the disease. The brain…

Signs of Schizophrenia in Adults

Schizophrenia is a chronic mental illness that is not easily understood and because of this, there is a degree of fear from society in reaction to it. This word literally means split mind and the first recorded use of the word was in 1911 by Dr. Paul Eugen Bleuler. There are no known medical reason…