Thoracic Spinal Stenosis Symptoms and Treatments

Thoracic spinal stenosis is a condition in which the spinal cord or spinal nerves are compressed by narrowing of the spinal canal or the openings between vertebrae. The thoracic spine has some unique characteristics that make thoracic spinal stenosis a little different than stenosis in other areas. Thoracic spinal stenosis rarely occurs in isolation, but…

How to Measure Boat Prop Diameter

For a propeller to give a perfect fit on a boat, it should be of correct diameter. When a prop does not help the boat to achieve its optimum performance, a simple increase or decrease of diameter will solve the problem and provide increased performance. The correct diameter will depend on the length of the…

A New Approach to Neuropathy Pain Relief, The Glycine Transporter

There are numerous explanations why individuals acquire peripheral neuropathy and sad to say only a few reliable strategies to decrease the discomfort and other symptoms connected with it. There are a minimal number of different types of prescription drugs which have recognized treatment success. One example of these types of medication operates by elevating the…

Shooting Pains? Pinched Sciatic Nerve Relief

There is nothing that can bring your daily routine to a halt faster than back pain but if the pain is numbness and a tingling weakness that travels up and down your legs, it most probably is the result of a pinched sciatic nerve. Sciatica is not a disease of the spine and is in…

A Baby Bassinet’s Multiple Uses

If you are tossing around the idea of purchasing a baby bassinet or not, rest assured that it can be used longer than your baby’s first few months of life. Once a bassinet has served its purpose, it can have many other uses. I am certainly not saying to place a 7-month-old infant into a…

Losing Your Voice Due to Acid Reflux

Acid reflux is a disorder whereby the sphincter at the top of the stomach cannot effectively stop stomach acid from re-entering the oesophagus. The oesophagus is a tube that connects the throat with the stomach. Consequently, your throat becomes sore and you develop a cough. You may mistake your acid reflux symptoms for a common…

What Are Cryptic Tonsils?

You might think that “cryptic tonsils” are a type of tonsils. But they’re not. Rather, they’re a condition that occurs when your tonsils happen to have an unusual amount of folds. Purpose of Tonsils The purpose of your tonsils is to protect your body from bacterial and viral invasions by filtering things that pass through…

Can High Triglycerides Lead to Liver Cancer?

One of the many dangers of high triglycerides is that it is one of five risk factors that can lead to metabolic syndrome. It is well-established that this syndrome increases the risk of developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Now a recent study from the National Cancer Institute has just discovered a possible link between this…

How to Remove Gout Crystals Naturally Using Water

Gout crystals (uric acid crystals) cause excruciating pain. Here, as well as the causes of gout, you’ll learn how to remove gout crystals naturally using water. WHAT ARE GOUT CRYSTALS? Gout crystals are crystals of uric acid that form in your joints, tendons and surrounding tissue when you have high uric acid levels in your…

Men’s Health Alert – Penile Rash, Bumps and Spots

Penile rash symptoms are understandably a cause for concern for most men. Even men who are not sexually active may develop spots, bumps and penis rash that may itch, flake, and spread to other parts of the genital area. Daily penis care with gentle cleansers and penis-specific vitamins and minerals may help to prevent minor…