Hernia – Signs and Symptoms of Hernia

A hernia may be likened to a failure in the sidewall of a pneumatic tire. The tire’s inner tube behaves like the organ and the side wall like the body cavity wall providing the restraint. A weakness in the sidewall allows a bulge to develop, which can become a split, allowing the inner tube to…

The Most Common Types of Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice lawsuits are becoming a frequent occurrence in the US. In recent years doctors’ insurance premiums have increased due to the equally increasing number of lawsuits filed annually. Let us take a closer look at the alarming statistics of medical malpractice cases in the US. According to the Institute of Medicine’s 1999 report, medical…

Treatment For Cerebral Palsy

Unfortunately for any child suffering from Cerebral Palsy there is no cure; however there are treatments for this particular condition which can be used to help improve a child’s skills and capabilities. In fact the treatment of cerebral palsy has now meant than many people suffering from this particular condition are now able to lead…

What Are the Different Types of Hernias?

Any hernia that recurs is called a recurrent hernia. Some types of hernia are more likely to recur than others. Inguinal hernias occur in the groin. They make up the majority of all abdominal-wall hernias and are an overwhelmingly a male affliction. They occur as a bulge in the area where the thigh meets the…

Undiagnosed Spinal Injuries – The Long Term Effects

Age plays an important factor in the risk of spinal injury; the leading cause of serious spinal injury in the under 65 age bracket is motor vehicle accident, while above 65 the most significant cause of spinal injury is from trips and falls, with conditions such as osteoporosis adding further complicating factors. Any impacts or…

Neuritis (Neuralgia) – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Multiple Neuritis is a degeneration of peripheral nerves, and is also known as Peripheral Neuropathy or Polyneuritis. This is characterized by a slow onset of disturbed sensations, sensory loss, and weakness and shrinking of muscles in the hands and feet. There are various causes for this, including nutritional deficiencies, metabolic and inflammatory conditions and chronic…

Babies With Thrush And Diaper Rash

There are different signs and symptoms that let a parent know when their child has a diaper rash. It can be a chronic issue that is very uncomfortable and sometimes painful. It should be treated properly and not left ignored. Diaper rash itself can also be a symptom of another underlying problem that your baby…

Hepatitis B Causes and Preventions

What is Hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is a serious liver disease. Hepatitis B is the most common liver infection in the world. In all over world about 350 million people are suffering from HBV, of whom, more than 250,000 die from liver-related disease each year. The liver can become inflamed as a result of infection.…

Managing the Risks of RG22 Foam

The risk of using resin generated (RG) foam to fill redundant tanks on forecourts lies mainly in the assumption that it is risk free. Resin generated foam, in its many forms – RG22, RG8 and RG30 – is now widely used on fuel sites everywhere. RG30 is used to encase fuel tanks for extra safety…

Tonsil Crypts – Why Do I Get Tonsil Stones?

If you're a sufferer of chronic tonsil rocks in your tonsil crypts, you're probably thinking "Why me?" Why do I get tonsil stones? Tonsil stones (also known as tonsilloliths) form from a variety of different reasons and it is not necessarily your fault. You also should know that tonsilloliths are quite common. You are not…

What Is Metabolic Weight Loss?

Metabolic weight loss is quite a common term to hear these days but what is it all about? In a nutshell, metabolic weight loss refers to a form of diet that concentrates on a person’s metabolism instead of having a defined list of what is healthy to eat and what is not. But what is…

How Does Diabetes Affect My Teeth and Gums?

What is Diabetes Mellitus? Diabetes is a lifelong (chronic) disease in which there is a high level of sugar in the blood. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas in your body to control this blood sugar. Diabetes thus, can be caused by too little insulin production, resistance to insulin, or both. To understand…