When Can a Respiratory Infection Become Life Threatening?

When Can a Respiratory Infection Become Life Threatening? Many people harbor the misconception that they can contract bronchitis or pneumonia only during the winter months. However, this is not exactly true. Bronchitis and pneumonia are very common respiratory infections that an individual can get throughout the year and if left untreated, can actually be fatal.…

Top Tips To Treat Chest Pain

Chest pain is a serious symptom meaning “heart attack” to most people. Serious chest discomfort should usually be evaluated by a physician right now. On the way to the emergency room or while waiting for the ambulance, take two aspirin tablets. While pain from the heart may sometimes be mild, it is usually intense. Sometimes…

Is It Safe to Work Out With a Sinus Infection?

There are many schools of thought that say that working out and sweating is the best thing for an illness. The thought behind that is to sweat out what ever infection is ailing you. However, if your immune system is already struggling, is it really safe to workout with any sort of infection? I will…

What Are the Dangers of TMJ Left Untreated?

TMJ is the common name used to refer to temporomandibular joint disorder. TMJ is a disorder of the joint that connects the jaw to the skull on either side of the head. It is a common ailment more prevalent in women than men that is suffered by approximately 65% of Americans at some point throughout…

Miracles Do Happen

On the 15th August 1998 I had a life changing experience as I was involved in a motor cycle accident which I have know memory of and found myself waking up in hospital. For the first 8 days I was in and out of consciousness and have no memory of anyone that came to visit…

Cerebral Palsy: The Complications

Cerebral palsy is a condition that happens during the first months of life. In some cases, children will contract this condition due to an infection that happens in the womb. In other cases, mistakes can be made at birth. Still, some children will develop cerebral palsy during the first months of life. In all of…

How to Deal With Chronic Osteoporosis Pain

Osteoporosis pain usually involves suffer from agonizing fractures, which can take a few months to mend. On the whole, the pain stops as the fracture repairs. New fractures are likely to heal in about three months. Osteoporosis pain that goes on after that time period is usually considered chronic pain. A cause of chronic osteoporosis…

What Is Chiari Malformation?

Arnold Chiari (pronounced key-are-ee) Malformation is a rare malformation of the brain located in the area where the brain and spinal cord connect. This malformation occurs when the cerebellum is too large to fit within the confines of the skull. When the cerebellum is over-sized, the cerebellar tonsils are forced to extend down into the…

Encouraging Potty Training

For many parents, potty training can be one of the most frustrating parts of early child rearing. In the act of weaning their children from diapers to the potty, a mother or father must learn to be a psychologist, a teacher, and, at times, a drill sergeant. There are literally hundreds of books on the…

What You Eat – Curing a Sore Throat Naturally

There is nothing worse than a raw and tickly sore throat which is often indicative of one of the first signs of contracting a cold. Ordinarily, sore throats are caused through the presence of the virus. The Streptococcus bacteria can also lead to sore throats and in some cases a fever manifesting itself in what…

Bad Breath Tonsils

Many people don’t realize that when you have bad breath tonsils may have something to do with it. Your tonsils, located in the back of the mouth at the top of the throat, are not only a frequent site of infection, they can also accumulate debris and harbor bacteria. Tonsils and tonsillar crypts provide a…

Home Made Remedies For Diabetes

The metabolic disorder that hinders the utilization of glucose completely and partially is known as diabetes. Diabetes can further be of two types namely: 1-diabetes mellitus (insulin -dependent diabetes) and 2-diabetes mellitus (non insulin -dependent diabetes). In 1 type of diabetes the blood sugar level is not normal due to the inefficiency of the body…