Pneumonia – Symptoms and Treatment

Pneumonia (Inflammation of a person’s lungs) can be caused by different organisms such as bacteria, fungi and viruses with more than sixty thousand people in the united states dying from the illness each year. Typical symptoms that would indicate a pneumonia infection are high fever, cough, cold, pectoral pain, sleepiness, muscular pain, and phlegm which…

Symptoms of Lymphoma in Women

Symptoms of lymphoma in women are generally the same as for men. Lymphoma often develops quietly and with few symptoms so it may take a while before you may realize that there is something very much the matter. Following is a list of the typical symptoms of lymphoma in women and symptoms of lymphoma in…

Recurring Common Cold Symptoms Could Be Allergies

Some people are troubled with recurring common cold symptoms or a large number of colds per year. During cold and flu season, typically from September to April, the grocery store aisles that contain the over the counter and some of the herbal remedies for common cold symptoms are crowded with people. You can become infected…

What Causes Bronchitis?

Bronchitis is as a result of the inflammation of the large bronchi. This inflammation is caused by the presence of harmful pathogens. Causes of bronchitis differ in individual cases. The symptoms are all the same. These include fever, fatigue, headache, expectorant cough, wheezing, shortness of breath and occasional chest pains. According to what causes bronchitis,…

Shoulder Pain, Injury and Treatment

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports shoulder pain afflicts nearly 1 in 10 people. Shoulders have a range of motion greater than any other human joint. It is no wonder they are frequently injured! Shoulder Injuries: As a personal injury attorney, I represent clients who have suffered serious shoulder injuries and broken bones…

Types of Bone Fractures

A bone fracture, commonly called a broken bone, is a painful injury that can require weeks or months to heal. There are many different types and severities of bone fractures, from a minor hairline fracture to a full break. While most people think of a “broken bone” as being a more severe injury than a…

Common Causes of Shoulder Pain and Injury

The shoulder is one of the most common problem areas on the human body. It is a complex anatomical mechanism with muscles, bones and ligaments all working together in unison. Shoulder injuries are most commonly caused by overuse or acute injury. The anatomical structure of the shoulder consists of a ball, socket, and three main…

What Are the Symptoms of Cerebral Palsy?

Cerebral palsy falls into three different categories namely spastic cerebral palsy, Athetotic palsy and Ataxic cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy is a disorder that occurs when the part of the cells that makes up the part of the brain in control of muscular movements are damaged or destroyed. The signs and symptoms of more than a…

The Dangers of Herbs

Herbal medicine is a wonderful thing. Nature made some miraculous plants that can feed our bodies, soothe our souls, and enchant our vision. As with anything “too much of a good thing can be dangerous”. Herbs can be dangerous and in some cases even fatal. Each year people delve into the world of natural medicine…

Recovering From Hiatal Hernia Surgery

Hiatal hernia surgery is a major operation performed under general anesthesia. Incisions are made into the abdomen that require a few weeks to heal. Your stomach is pulled out of the esophagus and because of this, these organs must also be allowed to heal before a normal diet can be resumed. After hiatal hernia surgery,…

Bruxism – How Is It Related To TMJ?

Many people grind their teeth at night, a condition known as bruxism, doing considerable damage to their teeth and annoying their bed partners. For a long time, it has been blamed on stress, even in children. We now know that there is a relationship between bruxism and TMJ disorders as well as sleep-disordered breathing, even…