The Effects of Caffeine

Caffeine causes a general increase in metabolic rate, it increase heart rate, blood pressure, the rate of breathing, and increases muscular activity or temperature or both, it stimulates the secretion of acid from the stomach, and usually acts as a diuretic. In general, its affects are those of a stimulant increasing alertness and stimulating many…

Silent Heart Attacks

Heart attacks, known by their medical name of acute myocardial infarction, is a state of disease that involves the interruption of the bloody supply to part of the heart. The result is a shortage of oxygen that can damage the heart tissue and potentially kill. Heart attacks are the leading cause of death all over…

Anatomy of a Heart Attack

A heart attack occurs when the blood flow to a portion of the heart has been stopped by a blockage of some sort. If the blood flow isn’t restored to the heart quickly enough, the section of heart muscle without blood becomes damaged due to a lack of oxygen and begins to die. Heart attacks…

Tuberculosis, What Is It?

Tuberculosis ( abbreviated as TB for Tubercle Bacillusis) is caused by a bacteria called mycobacterium tuberculosis. TB is most common in the lungs but can affect other areas of the body such as bones, joints, the circulatory system, the nervous system and the lymphatic system. Tuberculosis, what is it and what are the signs and…

Obtain New Hair Growth With a Laser Hair Comb

The laser hair comb may sound like a gimmick, but for people suffering from thinning hair or hair loss it is worth investigation. Laser hair therapy is the latest device for re-growing hair. It uses cool or red spectrum light laser to enhance the restoration of scalp hair without side effects or the need for…

The Meaningless Shrinkage of Tumor

Mark (not real name) is a 34-year old male. Sometime in September 2006 he had coughs which led to the diagnosis of lung cancer. A CT scan on 18 December 2006 showed a 5 x 5 cm mass at the right upper lobe of this lung. The right lung also had fluid (pleural effusion). In…

Current therapy for pneumonia

There are more clinical types of Pneumonia and each of them is cured according to the path gnomonic mechanism which is responsible for its apparition. If the pneumonia case is caused by bacteria, less severe cases are cured with oral medication administered at home and more dangerous conditions are usually treated in hospitals by intravenous…

GERD Complications – Inflammation Lung, Throat and Larynx

Gastroesophageal reflux disease is not generally a socially acceptable subject because it is difficult to understand the pain a person is going through when you are hearing about disgusting things like vomiting and heartburn. However, understanding the complications of GERD is something that every person that has ever had the condition should do, here are…

Common Cold Spread

Concern over common cold spread, as well as the spread of other viruses in schools, hospitals and other public places, should lead to increased focus on good health habits. There are over 200 viruses that cause common colds and washing with soap and warm water kills them. One of the best habits to remember in…