Canine Congestive Heart Failure

Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) is a clinical condition which is the final result of severe heart disease. It is usual that when a dog has heart failure, heart disease is also present in the body. However, it is true that in some cases, heart disease can be present, but never lead to congestive heart disease.…

The Juices of Digestion

When food reaches the small intestine and has been reduced by the action of chewing and digestion, it becomes "chyme". Chyme entering into the duodenum from the stomach is very acidic and contains a concentration of hydrochloric acid and enzymes which are required to further reduce the larger molecules so that absorption becomes easier and…

Marfan Syndrome – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Methods

The Marfan syndrome is a connective tissue disorder. It can affect the heart, blood vessels, lungs, eyes, bones and ligaments. The disease is fully penetrant with marked interfamilial and intrafamilial variability. The disease may also affect numerous other structures and organs- including the lungs, eyes, heart, blood vessels, dural sac surrounding the spinal cord, and…

Colon Cleansing and Disease Prevention

Colon cancer has become the deadliest cancer in the United States. This is an especially striking phenomenon because proper colon health is something we can all practice and is neither expensive or time consuming. These are some of the most common diseases of the colon. Diseases of the colon include colitis, colon cancer, constipation, diverticulosis…

Menstruation Disorders – Dysmenorrhea – Blood Deficiency Tonic Herbs in a TCM Perspective

All women experience an irregular period sometimes during their child bearing years, before menopause. While Western medication has never viewed irregular menstruation as a problem of the women's reproductive system, traditional Chinese medicine looks at this problem seriously that if untreated it will disharmonize the women's ecosystem, leading to nervous tension and other health problems,…

Leading Cause of Death in US

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, killing one person every 34 seconds. The term heart disease encompasses more than just one condition. It encompasses eight different conditions affecting the heart, all of which can be fatal. Those eight conditions are coronary heart disease, cardiomyopathy, cardiovascular disease, ischaemic heart disease,…

Gall Stones Treatment

The effectiveness of homeopathy in the treatment of gall bladder stones has been well proven. The Central Council for Research in Homeopathy, carried out a clinical trial and research on patients suffering from gall bladder stones. Dr. C. Nayak, the director of the Central Council for Research in Homeopathy stated, that 262 patients out of…

Food Allergies Or Food Poisoning?

Many of the symptoms caused by allergies are also similar to food poisoning. This is especially true of stomach upset, diarrhea, and unpleasant side-effects along those lines (see gluten allergy symptoms for some specific examples). With the possibility of having identical symptoms, how do you know if you really have allergies, or if you are…