Disc Desiccation

Disc desiccation is a mysterious medical term for many patients who undergo MRI imaging of their spinal structures. Almost every adult patient will demonstrate desiccation in some areas of the spine, as the condition is normal and expected. However, patients who do not know the objective facts about disc conditions may be incredibly frightened when…

Torticollis Or Acute Wry Neck

Acute wry neck or torticollis is relatively uncommon and precipitated typically by the sudden onset of significant neck pain which leads to reflex neck muscle contractions and the maintenance of an abnormal neck position. This abnormal posture is known as torticollis and is a sign of an underlying problem of some kind, but this article…

Torticollis – What You Need to Know

The muscles in your neck are in uncontrollable spasms, and your head is twisted to one side. You suffer from pain daily and sometimes that pain radiates into your shoulders. You may have torticollis, also called spasmodic torticollis or cervical dystonia. Torticollis is a disorder where the neck muscles contract uncontrollably, causing the head to…

Effective Home Remedies for Strep Throat

Strep throat is inflammation of the throat, tonsils and lymph nodes due to infection with group A streptococcus bacteria. Strep throat is very common during the flu seasons and it can be preceded by mild symptoms such as runny nose, sneezing or cough. The incubation period of strep throat is around 3-5 days and most…

Tonsillitis – How to Treat This Condition?

Tonsillitis is an inflammation of the tonsils that is usually accompanying by a sore throat. It is extremely common, especially in children and can easily be cured. If your throat is swelled up and it hurts to swallow, you may have this inflammation. Other symptoms include a fever, an ear ache, tenderness of the jaw…

Metabolic Disorders and Sleep

What causes metabolic disorders? Sleep deficiency could be the answer!  It has long been common knowledge that a lack of sleep adversely affects one’s health. But a recent study from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine provides specific evidence that consistently short sleep durations cause metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is characterized by central obesity,…

Syntra 5 for Diabetes

Diabetes is a real problem in our society today with according The American Diabetes Association and the 2007 National Diabetes Fact sheet affects somewhere around 23.6 women, men and children. That means a whopping 7.8% or our current population have diabetes. Diabetes was also the seventh greatest cause of death in 2006. What is Diabetes?…

Obesity – A Social Problem With a Social Solution

Governments and health care professionals across the world are becoming worried, very worried. Why? Because despite their best efforts to persuade people to eat a healthier diet and to take more exercise, the obesity epidemic is getting worse. In Britain, by 2050 60% of men and 40% of women will be obese. The cost to…

Urticarial Rash – How to Permanently Cure It?

Urticarial rash, is a symptom of chronic or acute urticaria. In order to eliminate the rash, one needs to cure the disease, and it’s underlying root causes. This can be accomplished only naturally, since urticaria is a allergic condition, as well as an autoimmune disorder. Read on to learn more. Urticarial rash is extremely uncomfortable,…

Sore and Red Penis – What Causes It and What Helps

Men of all ages are susceptible to red penis and soreness, even if they are not sexually active. Most instances of penis redness are not an indication of a serious condition, but it can be extremely uncomfortable, not to mention causing embarrassment and anxiety. Understanding the factors that can result in a sore, red penis…