Apple Cider Vinegar and Getting Rid of Heartburn

Apple cider vinegar and getting rid of heartburn? The two don’t seem to go together. In fact, the thought of drinking even the smallest amount of vinegar when acid is backwashing into your throat and esophagus sounds counterproductive. Vinegar has a high acid content. You want to curb the acid. Why would you expect apple…

How To Give Your Dog Home-Made Enema

Sometimes, you may need to do more than just giving solid or liquid medication to your sick dog. Depending on his condition and symptoms, you may also have to provide other kinds of nursing care, such as giving enemas. Below is an effective way to use this procedure: The use of enemas can be beneficial…

What Are The Causes Of Sudden Cardiac Death In Athletes

As its name implies, sudden cardiac death is sudden and unexpected, with death occurring within minutes after collapse. It is more common in older folks with serious heart problems, but it can also happen to young and healthy people with no sign of heart disease. Nonetheless, sudden cardiac death is not common in athletes at…

Vital Signs on How to Recognize a Heart Attack

A heart failure occurs when the blood flowing towards a section of heart muscle becomes blocked. If the flow of blood is not restored quickly, that heart muscle becomes damaged from lack of oxygen and dies. This is a serious condition that affects millions of people in the world. This is why it’s important to…

Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack

Signs and symptoms of a heart attack (myocardial infarction) are the indications that permanent damage to the heart has occurred. Symptoms are subjective and are what victims experience or perceive with their senses. Signs are what others observe in the victims. Some of the signs and symptoms are primary and some are secondary. The primary…

Smoking and Heart Disease

Cigarette smoking is a major cause of heart diseases, such as heart attack, stroke, and peripheral vascular disease. Some Heart Disease Facts Due to Smoking: – Tobacco contains more then 4,000 chemicals, many are known to be poisonous. – Nicotine increases blood pressure, because the carbon monoxide makes the heart beat faster and takes the…

How to Stimulate Black Hair Growth

It is many girls’ dream to have a head of long flowing black hair. Unfortunately, that’s easier said than done. Hair tends to become brittle and break easily. So how do you stimulate growth and prevent hair from falling off at the same time? First, you have to have a basic understanding of how the…

I’ve Got A What? – A Brain Tumor!

Being diagnosed with a brain tumor is a nightmare and it turns your world upside down. I luckily had very little time between being diagnosed with my benign meningioma and it being surgically removed but the time I did have was spent frantically trawling the internet trying to find some answers to my questions of…

High Death Toll From Pneumonia

Pneumonia kills over 60,000 Americans every year and it remains a leading cause of death of children worldwide. This is tragic considering the fact that the disease can be cured with early detection and treatment. Pneumonia is the inflammation of the lung in which the air spaces are filled with mucus and fluid, making breathing…

Facts about the Common Cold Incubation Period

The typical common cold incubation period is from two to five days, but symptoms can appear in as little as ten hours after the virus first enters the nose. The range of the common cold incubation period may be explained by the number of different viruses that can cause common cold symptoms. It is known…

Bronchitis – Signs and Symptoms

Acute bronchitis develops suddenly. It generally lasts less than 2 weeks. Most healthy people who develop bronchitis get better without any complications. Acute bronchitis usually begins with the symptoms of a cold, such as a runny nose, sneezing and dry cough. However, the cough soon becomes deep and painful. Coughing brings up a greenish yellow…

How Can Hip Braces Help Relieve Your Pain?

Hip pain can be caused by a number of different types of injuries and conditions. Your pain may be the result of: arthritis, bursitis, tendonitis, strains and fractures. Pain may also be caused by a condition called osteonecrosis. Osteonecrosis occurs when the blood flow to the hip bone is restricted. This lack of blood flow…