Depression – Medications for Effective Treatment

Medications to curb, treat and cure depression are widely available on the market, these days. These medications are known as antidepressant medications. Depression does not occur to a specific type of individual. It can strike anyone, anytime and anywhere. However, the treatment for depression is very effective and in almost 80 per cent of identified…

Emetophobia – Definition and Causes

Emetophobia comes from the greek word “emesis” which means “an act of vomiting” with the suffix attach – phobia meaning an illogical fear of an object or situation. Emetophobia is an irritional fear of vomiting, or seeing someone else vomiting. Emetophobia may include individuals with an intense fear of feeling nauseous or seeing vomit. Emetophobia…

Anxiety – How to Deal with Anxiety Disorder

We experience anxiety everyday as if it has become an undeniable part of our life. This is due to problems, the source of which can not be changed. But how do we know when it's time to get help for dealing with one's anxieties? Anxiety is a natural reaction to real stresses of life. The…

Physiotherapy And Treatment For Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a worldwide problem, though mostly documented in countries with advanced healthcare systems, and affects many millions of people across all countries. Women have a higher lifetime risk of a fracture due to osteoporosis with about thirty to forty percent chance in their life, whilst men have a much smaller but still significant risk…

Cinderella Had A Glass Eye Too

I am Cinderella trapped inside a tomboy's body. I love any sport that involves speed, danger and agility. I can bait my own hook and put up my own tent. Despite all of these innate tendencies, deep down I am a girly girl. I like coloring my hair, having my nails done and wearing make-up.…

Fetal Brain Injury

Many injuries to newborns are avoidable.  Permanent brain damage caused by fetal distress is often caused by tragic errors and mistakes by the obstetrical team.  Injury to the newborn baby’s brain is many times due to failing to properly manage the labor and delivery, leading to cerebral palsy. The following is a list of possible…

How Are Brain Contusions Different From Brain Concussions?

For a problem as pervasive as traumatic brain injury one would think that the different forms it can take would be widely known and understood. However, in my practice of community-based neurology I find this is not the case. Patients and their families are seldom familiar with the concepts of cerebral (brain) contusion and concussion,…

Does Chronic Sinusitis Lead to Tinnitus?

Tinnitus is the resultant disease for sinusitis and allergy patients. The basic sinusitis is not that serious a disease. But when it turns to chronic sinusitis, the scene changes much graver. When the disease is basic sinusitis, pressure buildup with mucous in the inner ear is gradually relieved when the blocked Eustachian tubes are cleaned…