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…

Tonsillitis – Symptoms, Treatment, Cause And Prevention

Tonsillitis is inflammation of the tonsils. Tonsils are structures situated on either side of the tongue at the back of the throat. They form part of the body’s defense system. They become inflamed when they are infected by either viruses or bacteria. When tonsils become inflamed they enlarge, produce pain on swallowing, produce fever, bad…

L-Carnitine in the Treatment of Metabolic Disorder

Newborn screening, as it is commonly known, refers to a series of blood tests performed within five days of an infant’s birth. All fifty states offer, and in most cases require, that all newborns be screened for various metabolic and genetically transmitted disorders. The total number of screenings may vary from state to state. Earlier…

Clinical Manifestation of Diabetes Mellitus

The symptomatology of diabetes is more readily recognizable in children than in adults, so it is surprising that the diagnosis may sometimes be missed or delayed, Diabetes is a great imitator: influenza, gastroenteritis, and appendicitis are the conditions more often diagnosed, only to find that the disease was really diabetes. Those families with a strong…

The Connection Between Technology And Childhood Obesity

Today, it is hard to imagine life without a computer or television and other electronic gadgets that have become so commonplace since the advent of modern technology that it is leaving us and our children with little time to enjoy nature and the outdoors. Not so long ago, parents derived much pleasure from seeing their…

Kalanchoe – The Healing Properties of the Plant Revealed

Kalanchoes are used as a very effective home remedy to deal with various health problems. These plants possess great variety of elements. Kalanchoes are used to treat inflammations and facilitate the discharge of pus. In addition, these plants are going to help to remove dead tissue from wound and favour healing process. Cut lengthwise a…

Candida Rash – What You Should Look For

The question “how serious is a Candida rash” will always be a matter of importance to someone who has developed a Candida infection. What needs to be understood is that Candida is nothing more than a fungal organism which can live in the gastrointestinal tract of most people. If the organism gets out of the…

Sinus Pressure – When Allergy to House Dust is the Culprit

Could the cause of your sinus pressure discomfort lie deep in your carpet nap or rugs?  House dust–and there are several types thereof–is responsible for the sinus irritation which produces extra mucus which can accumulate and create sinus pressure. I had received allergy injections for a number of years for pollens and, to a lesser…

Depression: Ten Things to Do

By definition, depression causes us to lose energy, engagement, and activity. Depression often feels like a gray, unmovable lump that’s going nowhere. Whether you’re working by yourself or with a therapist, it can be hard to find a starting point. The good news is that any time you can find something worthwhile to do, you…