Apple Cider Vinegar and Getting Rid of Heartburn

Apple cider vinegar and getting rid of heartburn? The two don’t seem to go together. In fact, the thought of drinking even the smallest amount of vinegar when acid is backwashing into your throat and esophagus sounds counterproductive. Vinegar has a high acid content. You want to curb the acid. Why would you expect apple…

Natural Cure For Acid Reflux

Acid reflux is an extremely serious condition and if left untreated, this condition can lead to damage being caused to the esophagus as the acid erodes the lining and which then allows acid from the stomach to leak into the mouth and even a person’s lungs. There are a number of things which can cause…

Radish and Its Secrets

Radish turned out to be not just a vegetable. It came to us from the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. Hippocrates spoke of the benefits of this root, if to use it in the treatment of lung diseases. Dioscoride advised to use radishes for improving vision and for cough treating. From radish seeds people in…

The Various Causes of Heart Disease

Heart disease is a deadly disease that can strike instantly and take the victim by surprise. The causes of heart disease is associated with the inefficiency of the heart to pump away the blood returning to it fast enough hence causing congestion in the veins. Various causes of heart disease have been recorded which range…

Controlling Chronic Lymphedema – A Surmountable Challenge

Hear ye, hear ye, lymphedema people! Good news! Chronic lymphedema can be controlled. Mine (involving my left arm) came about as a result of breast cancer surgery and radiation in 1996. Today my affected arm is not noticeably larger than the other.   It’s important to find resources on this condition. My main source of information is the National Lymphedema…

5 Ways to Prevent a Heart Attack

As a former emergency medical technician (EMT) who worked on an ambulance in downtown Denver, Colorado I witnessed a number of dramatic medical events. From the sad amusement park ride accident to the 3:30 a.m. call for “belly button lint” (really), I gained a lot of experience. Aside from the aftermath of high-speed car accidents,…

Symptoms of Heart Attack in Women

Heart disease remains the #1 killer of women in the United States. Unfortunately, heart disease often goes unrecognized and untreated until the woman has a disabling or fatal heart attack. Women often have different symptoms than men do, and not all physicians know what to look for. Not all women know what to look for.…

What Causes Heart Disease?

There are two basic underlying reasons of what causes heart disease. The first is hereditary, and the second is lifestyle. The following are high risk factors of developing some kind of heart disease. High blood pressure High cholesterol levels High blood uric levels Metabolic disorders – most notable Diabetes Obesity Smoking How can I help…

How to Stop Hair Loss and Grow New Hair?

Are you suffering from extreme work stress and find your hair falling out of the brunches? The fact is, there are several hosts of reasons that could cause you to lose your hair. Causes of hair loss can include things like stress, lack of care, nutrients, genetic as well as medication. For example, if you…

What Smoking Does to You – Good Reasons to Quit Today

When you stop to consider what smoking does to you, you should find some very good reasons to quit smoking today. Due to the fact that cigarettes are a cocktail of chemicals, they are the most health-damaging of all nicotine and tobacco products because of the way the smoke (with over 3,000 different chemicals) delivers…

Cracking Joints – How to Deal With Them

Joints are designed for movement, the rotating and angular movements between various bones are made possible by the joints that we have in our body. When joints are subject to strenuous work, sprains, dislocation and cracking joints are some of the issues that you have to deal with. The joints in our body allow a…

Fracture and Bone Healing – What Your Body Requires

Bone healing occurs in four stages – Haematoma formation, cellular growth, callus formation, and ossification. When a fracture occurs there is bleeding from the vessels into the fracture site. Aseptic inflammatory response follows (except the skin is broken). The blood clots and forms a haematoma and inflammatory exudates around the damaged bone ends. The blood…