Acid Reflux and Gallbladder Stones – A Connection?

One of the symptoms of a gallstones attack is very similar to acid reflux. These attacks are sudden, painful and can cause some confusion that the acid reflux attack is connected them. This is myth and misunderstood. The symptoms of the acid reflux and gallstone attacks may lead you to believe that they are connected.…

Acid Reflux And Alcohol – Do They Mix?

Acid reflux and alcohol do not go well together. If you are a suffered of this painful problem, also known as GERD you will know that the pain is quite debilitating and the last thing you need is a hangover AND heartburn. I’m going to demonstrate why, if you are an acid indigestion sufferer, you…

Swelling After the Workout

Most of us have probably experienced muscle swelling or soreness after a workout. Although this doesn’t happen all the time, this swelling often happens after having intense workouts. But what causes this pain in the first place? Muscle soreness or swelling is a common consequence of hard and vigorous exercises like intense weight lifting, lengthy…

Impotence – Common Causes and Relation to Heart Disease

Impotence or erectile dysfunction is a condition wherein a man cannot get an erection or cannot sustain an erection for the amount of time required to have a satisfying sexual experience. There are some men, who find it difficult to ejaculate after sex. Even such a condition is called impotence. Most men suffer from impotence,…

Anterior Hip Replacement – What is it All About?

As a Fellowship Trained Joint Replacement Surgeon, I am often asked about the latest developments in arthritis surgery. With the advent of minimally invasive techniques in orthopedic surgery there has been a renewed interest in performing hip replacement through the front (anterior) of the hip as opposed to the more traditional posterior, or backside approach.…

Causes of Back Pain After Using A Trampoline

Internet forums are full of questions concerning the connection between back pain and trampoline use. There are many different types of injuries that can occur from jumping on a trampoline, from pulled muscles to head trauma. The types of injury below may cause back pain. Pulled Muscle Back pain after trampolining may be caused by…

Cervical Spine MRI

Cervical pain can be caused as a result of maintaining poor body postures or due to dislocations or fractures of the neck joints. For analyzing the real reason behind the disorders, physicians may advise patients to take a cervical spine MRI. It is a procedure adopted to make an accurate assessment about the condition of…

Treatment for Shingles Outbreak on the Face

Shingles is an infection caused by varicella-zoster virus. This is the same virus that causes chickenpox. Early signs and symptoms of shingles include pain, numbness, burning and tingling on the affected area followed by a rash. Usually, only one side of the body or face is affected. While the infection is not life-threatening, shingles on…