Ulcers and Ayurveda

Healing from any condition requires knowledge of cause (nidana) and pathology (samprapti). The cause of most ulcers lies in a mixture of vata and pitta provoking factors. Vata type ulcers occur secondary to the stress of overwhelm and anxiety. This usually occurs in the presence of a vata vitiating lifestyle consisting of stressful life changes,…

Important Things You Must Know About Legionnaires’ Disease

Legionnaires’ disease is caused by Legionnaires’ disease bacteria or LDB. This disease is an infection of the lungs. This is a form of pneumonia. There are indeed 43 species of such bacteria that has been identified and over 20 are linked with human illnesses. Legionella pnuemophila was first discovered in 1977. The organisms’ slow growth…

What Are the Lymphedema Treatment Options?

Lymphedema treatment is available for many patients suffering from this condition. This condition is one that involves swelling in the area of the arms or the legs, sometimes both. It can affect just one limb, too. This may be due to a blockage occurring in some portion of the lymphatic system. Because of this, it…

Type 2 Diabetes – Blood Sugar and Heart Attacks!

Heart attacks are one of the most serious complications of Type 2 diabetes, and recovery is more difficult for diabetics than for non-diabetic heart patients. Researchers at the University of Montenegro in Podorica, Montenegro, looked at blood sugar levels to determine whether they could influence how well diabetic patients recover from heart attacks. Their study,…

Heart Attack And Heart Disease Triggered By Inflammation

Doctors and researchers have recently made great new strides in our quest to understand, protect against and eventually eliminate heart disease. Numerous studies reported in prestigious medical journals now identify INFLAMMATION, not cholesterol, as the major culprit in causing heart disease, and as it turns out, inflammation can be accurately measured by a simple test…

Symptoms of Heart Disease – The Silent Killer

“You’re experiencing the early stages of heart disease.” Unless you go for regular checkups and you have a doctor (and a health plan) that is VERY thorough, you are UNlikely to ever hear those words from your personal doctor. Why? Simple, heart disease is known as the “silent killer” because the disease, and it IS…

Causes, Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment For Common Cold

Viral infectious disease of the upper respiratory system is known as common cold by common folk. Medical term for this disease is acute viral nasopharyngitis. Among human diseases, this is the most common and contagious disease that affects adults and its recurrence rate is average of two to four times per year. Recurrence rate can…

Phormium – How to Grow New Zealand Flax

The Phormium, or New Zealand Flax, is a truly striking plant that adds a touch of the exotic to any garden. Its tall upright spear-like foliage explodes from the base of the plant helping to add a strong upright, modern and architectural element to the space it inhabits. Foliage is now available in several colours…

What Cancers Are Common in Dogs And What to Watch Out For

Dogs like humans contract life-threatening and aggressive diseases like cancer. According to veterinarian Dr. Mark Silberman, some dog breeds are at a higher risk of certain cancers than others. Common Cancers in Popular Dog Breeds Beagle – Mast cell tumor, Sebaceous gland tumor, Haemangiopericytoma, Perianal gland adenoma, Lymphosarcoma Boston – Terrier Mast cell tumor, Melanoma,…

7 Facts You Need to Know About Pneumonia Vaccine

1. Pneumonia is an illness that is typically the result of a pneumococcus bacterial infection in the lungs, and there are more than eighty different strains and varieties of this bacteria type. The vaccine given will not protect against all of these bacteria, but it does protect against the twenty-three most common types. This vaccine…

Comfrey Leaf is an Effective Healer

Comfrey has a long history of effectiveness as a healer plant. It has the reputation of being able to knit bones together thus accounting for many of the common names (boneset, nipbone, knitbone, and healing herb). Comfrey leaves are similar to Foxglove leaves, though they have smaller veins not extending into the wings of the…

Bronchitis With a Rattling Cough

Bronchitis is the inflammation of the bronchi, which are situated in your lungs and sometimes in the trachea, the windpipe conveying air from your nose to your lungs. Any inflammation in your lungs is going to cause difficulty in breathing regardless of the cause, which can be many and varied. You may feel congested and…

Shoulder Multidirectional Instability

This condition is moderately common, occurs typically on both sides and is a non-traumatic condition which interferes with the function of the shoulder. The laxity of the shoulder capsule and thereby the lack of its inherent ligamentous restrictions is the underlying problem causing these difficulties. With this laxity there is an excess of mobility in…