How to Overcome Acid Reflux, IBS and Other GI Problems

There can be many symptoms associated with acid reflux including heartburn, nausea and a sore throat, but did you know that there is also an acid reflux IBS connection? This may sound surprising considering acid reflux is a condition that affects the esophagus, while irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a condition that tends to be…

What is Acid Reflux

The basic answer is that acid reflux is when the acids from your stomach flow back into your esophagus, causing heartburn symptoms. The result is a painful, burning sensation that you can feel in your throat, just below the breastbone. It starts in your chest area and moves up to your neck and throat. Normally,…

Soda vs Acid Reflux

Do you enjoy drinking carbonated beverages but frequently suffer from acid reflux? Did you know that carbonated beverages are not conducive to your condition? Drinking carbonated beverages on a daily basis can lead to more than just a bad case of heartburn. In fact, research is finding that frequent consumption of these beverages over time,…

How to Evaluate Chest Pain in Emergency Medicine

Don’t make a lethal, critical mistake! “Who’s Your PAPPA” is a system to assist you in the evaluation of any patient with chest pain. Whether it is chest pain, pressure, shortness of breath, indigestion or cough, you have to ask, “Who’s Your PAPPA?”. You need to look at them, point to them and say, “Who’s…

Clinical Manifestations of Pulmonary Edema

Cardiogenic and noncardiogenic pulmonary edema each result in increased extravascular lung water, and each may outcome in respiratory failure. Given the differences in pathophysiology, it is not surprising that the clinical manifestations are very various within the two syndromes. Elevated Transmural Stress Pulmonary Edema (Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema):Early raises in pulmonary venous stress may be asymptomatic.…

LDL Cholesterol And Heart Disease

We’ve all heard that there’s good cholesterol and bad cholesterol. LDL falls into the bad category. LDL refers to a combination of low-density lipoprotein and cholesterol. The liver produces cholesterol to perform a number of important cellular functions, however when our body produces more than we need, our health can seriously suffer. Low-density lipoproteins bind…

Worries Over New Arthritis ‘Smart Drug’ Monthly Injection

While the media currently feeds a frenzy of excitement regarding the new arthritis gene therapy drug known as Tocilizumab, Hundreds of thousands of rheumatoid arthritis sufferers are offered new hope in beating there debilitating condition. The new drug is being heralded as a mile stone in rheumatoid arthritis treatment following a trial in which nearly…

What Causes Night Sweats?

Excessive bedtime sweating known as night sweats, produced while you are sleeping, is not normally due to an excess of heat into the room or on the bed that you are sleeping in. This sweating disorder is very much like hot flashes that you might experience during the day and can end up soaking your…

Are New Bodybuilding Drugs Safe For Bodybuilders?

Many bodybuilders are using a new drug called human growth hormone, or HGH, to improve their bodybuilding performance. Human growth hormone is naturally produced by your body’s pituitary gland. When that happens, your liver also releases IGF-1. After puberty, the levels lessen and you stop growing new muscle cells. After that point, all you can…

Holistic Cancer Treatment For Pets (Dog)

We all know that cancer is a dangerous disease, and a permanent cure is impossible especially in the case of cancer that metastasizes or distributed to various parts of the body. In that stage cancer becomes a multiple problem of the primary organ where it had initiated as well as those it has influenced after…

Fastest Cures For the Common Cold

The common cold can sneak up on us in a matter of hours. One minute you may feel fine and the next minute you begin to experience symptoms of fatigue. Runny nose, sore throat, and body aches are just a few of the side effects which accompany a common cold. This particular virus can easily…