White Spots on Your Throat – What Are They?

When you look in the mirror do you notice little white spots on the back of your throat? If so, then you most likely are searching through books and websites trying to self diagnose these white spots, fearing the worst. It could be some sort of strep throat. It could be “thrush”- a yeast infection…

How to Treat a Goldfish Ulcer

Ulcer disease on goldfish is a very serious goldfish disease. The ulcers normally develop in areas where there has been attack by another parasitic disease or a fish has damaged its scales. Ulcers are a symptom of a bacterial infection (Pseudomonas and Aeromonas bacteria) Caused by poor water quality or an excessively high pH level.…

Symptoms and Natural Cures for Acid Reflux

What are the symptoms of acid reflux and would you know if you have them? What does it feel like if you have GERD or acid reflux? Most people feel like they have a burning sensation in their chest or upper stomach. The pain can spread to the throat and can cause a hoarse voice…

Excessive Stomach Gas and How to Deal With It

Here are is how to deal with Excessive Stomach Gas: 1. Apologies to anyone who may feel a little patronised by the following science lesson, but there are plenty of people who currently have problems with excessive stomach gas, and are wondering how to get rid of it. The truth about flatulence is that it…

Lymphedema Exercise

There is a lot of controversy involved when it comes to exercising if suffering from lymphedema. Some regard exercises as an irrational treatment, since lymphedema is anyways not curable. However contrary to myths and beliefs, lymphedema exercises in fact is a vital part of the treatment program. Infact not many clinics are aware that lymphedema…

WITHOUT a FACE – Impact of Cardiovascular Diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa

Though sub-Saharan Africa continues to fight the battle of infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS , TUBERCULOSIS AND MALARIA and with all the international effort geared towards this diseases and with progresses made in different countries,Subsaharan Africa is heading into a different epidemic ,this time of cardiovascular diseases.Recent statistics have shown that cardiovascular diseases will become…

6 Common Health Risks of the Bedridden Patient

If you are the caregiver for a person who is confined to a wheelchair or bed you already know how vulnerable they are to certain health risks. By utilizing the many services and products available today such as air pressure mattresses most of these conditions can be alleviated or prevented altogether. It is always wise…

Natural Herbal Remedies for an Upper Respiratory Infection

The upper respiratory system includes the lungs, windpipe, ears and sinuses. Infections in these areas can be from bacteria or a virus, resulting in a common cold, flu, sinusitis, otitis (ear infection), croup and bronchitis. Upper respiratory infections caused by viruses are nonresponsive to antibiotics but some natural remedies can help prevent a worsening condition…

Lisfranc Injuries

Description The Lisfranc joint connects the toe bones (metatarsal) to the foot arch bones (tarsal) around the midpoint of the human foot. While Lisfranc injuries are unusual, when such an injury does occur it can be painful and difficult to diagnose. Proper treatment is critical because a healthy Lisfranc is necessary to maintaining the strength…