4 Heart Failure Problems You Should Know About

Four reasons heart failure can happen are high blood pressure, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathy, and valveular heart disease. The result is the heart becomes unable to effectively pump blood to the body. Long-term high blood pressure (hypertension), if left untreated, can lead to the heart becoming enlarged, which can cause this condition. Medication and dietary…

Testosterone Shots – Benefits and Side Effects

There is no way you can maintain your overall and sexual health without optimum testosterone levels in your body. Testosterone is inseparable from men. It is what makes men what they are. Your aggressive behavior, sex drive, muscular and lean body etc., are all attributes of this predominant male hormone. Not just this, it also…

The Meaning of Abnormal EKG Results

Many physicians recommend EKGs as a preventive-screening tool for those with a family history of heart disease. While a healthy person does not need an EKG as a part of an annual exam, many physicians will recommend an EKG if they have concerns. If a patient complains of chest pain, palpitations or other indicators of…

What is the Description of Heart Disease?

The older you get, the more you seem to really start to think about what you put in your body — even if you still put in the fatty stuff anyway. The way a person might eat after spending a night out with friends at twenty tends to change in your thirties, and most certainly…

Lung Diseases

Our lungs are part of the respiratory system that helps us breathe and to live. They are located in the chest, above the diaphragm. When we breathe, oxygen enters our lungs and from there, is transported into our blood. When lung diseases occur in a person, it usually makes them unable to breathe properly. Lung…

New Developments in Hair Restoration

If you have a particularly persistent or severe case of hair loss, you may have been considering hair regrowth treatment through medical hair restoration. While vitamins, shampoos, and topical creams may stimulate hair regrowth in milder cases, when things get severe, it is time to consider medical hair restoration. While it sounds like no big…

Cancer in Dogs – Kinds, Treatments and Prognosis

Cancer Cancer in dogs can affect everything from the skin to the bones. The disease is caused by uncontrolled cell growth and can take one of two forms: benign (does not grow in an unlimited, aggressive manner, does not invade surrounding tissues and does not spread to other parts of the body) and malignant (meaning…

The Symptoms of the Various Types of Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an illness that affects the lungs, and that used to be the disease with the largest number of deaths in the beginning of the century. It is an inflammation of the lungs that is caused by a virus or a bacteria, but fortunately since the discovery of antibiotics it can be easily cured,…

Symptoms of Yeast Infection in the Lungs

There are numerous symptoms of yeast infection in the lungs. To start, let’s take a look at what causes this and then how to fix it. This became a problem for mankind when modern medicine started using antibiotics and steroids. If you have ever taken either of these for anything, chances are that you developed…

Chronic Bronchitis Symptoms – Smoking Facts About the Early Symptoms of Emphysema

Chronic bronchitis symptoms can easily be dismissed as a nagging smoker’s cough. The characteristic productive and persistent cough experienced by many smokers is one of the early symptoms of emphysema. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) symptoms include both the productive cough associated with chronic bronchitis and the shortness of breath that results from emphysema. The…

Shoulder Injury and Shoulder Stiffness

The shoulder consists of the head of your upper arm bone (the humerus), your shoulder blade (the scapula), and your collarbone (the clavicle). The humerus fits into a round socket called the glenoid. The rotator cuff is a combination of tendons and muscles that keep your humerus in alignment. The shoulder’s unique mobility leads to…

Common Shoulder Sports Injuries

Shoulder Instability When the shoulder joint is forced out of normal position, the condition is known as instability. Shoulder instability can result in a dislocation, which is quite painful. Most people who suffer with shoulder instability have pain when raising the arm and the shoulder feels as if it is slipping out of place. If…