Cerebral Palsy Cure

To even suggest there might be such a thing as a "cerebral palsy cure" only a handful of years ago would surely have invited a storm of criticism and even denunciation from doctors, researchers and the media. But today this is not deemed an impossible dream or something on the fringe. Advances in biomedical science,…

Information on Bile Duct Cancer

The bile duct is a thin tube, about 4 to 5 inches long, that reaches from the liver to the small intestine. In the liver, it begins as many small channels that gather bile from the liver cells. These all join into one tube or duct (this part of the bile duct is called the…

What Shots Are You Not Taking?

"You miss 100 percent of the shots you do not take" – Wayne Gretzky I know of two things right now that could probably energize my creativity and enrich my pocket book. (1) I have an opportunity to hang a piece in an art show. (2) I painted some birthday gifts for two cousins ​​of…

Foods To Eat To Combat Iodine Deficiency

The thyroid gland is one of the most important regulators of metabolism whose functioning affects the entire body. It is in turn regulated by the two master glands of the endocrine system, namely, the pituitary gland and the hypothalamus, both of which are seated in the brain. The thyroid gland produces hormones, known as “thyroid…

Spinal Cord Injury

Between 400,000 and 500,000 Americans have a suffered spinal cord injury. Some spinal cord injuries, like spina bifida and Friedreich’s ataxia, come from inherited conditions. Polio was another significant cause, prior to the discovery of the Salk vaccine. However, the most likely cause of spinal cord injury is physical trauma. In many cases, severe damage…

Does Marijuana Work For Chronic Pain Management?

Is medical marijuana superior to prescription analgesics in controlling chronic pain? Chronic pain overall constitutes the single largest usage of medical marijuana. The opioid narcotics that are commonly used to treat chronic pain, like codeine, morphine, oxycodone, and methadone, are potentially addictive. Chronic pain medications may end up leading to tolerance with a need of…

Thrush, Eating Habits, Fungus and Your Diet

Athlete’s Foot, Nutritional Regime,What You Eat And Yeast Infection Herbal remedies, dietary additions,and healthy food choices can assist to control yeast excess by using specific remedies, like nutrients, minerals, and supplements, yeast overgrowth can be brought under control. Thrush can also be contained with medicines such as Penicillin or remedies that oppose fungal problems. Also…

White Spots on Tonsils? How to Remove Them

If you’ve looked into the mirror lately and noticed some white spots on your tonsils then you have probably run to the doctor or to a friend to inform them that you have some sort of horrible tonsil disease. Is it chicken tonsil pox? Tonsil acne perhaps? Maybe it’s a tonsil mosquito bite. Don’t stress…

Hepatitis Part X – Foods to Avoid

As we mentioned in previous articles, hepatitis is characterized by the destruction of a number of liver cells and the presence of inflammatory cells in the liver tissue caused by excessive alcohol drinking, disorders of the gall bladder or pancreas, medication side effects, and infections. Any foods that contribute to inflammation of liver cells and…

Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes Risk

Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes risk has become a global epidemic. In the U.S. alone, 21 million adults and children are diabetic, with 250 million affected worldwide. And of the 250 million diabetics, over 95 percent have type 2 diabetes, which most experts believe is highly preventable through healthy lifestyle and dietary changes. Diabetes Risk Predictions…

Diabetes – What is Type 1 Diabetes?

Type 1 Diabetes is an auto immune disease that destroys the insulin producing cells of the pancreas. Type 1 Diabetes used to be called juvenile diabetes because it usually struck people under 20. In type 1 diabetes, the beta cells of the pancreas produce little or no insulin, the hormone that allows glucose to enter…

Liver Detox Benefits With Turmeric

Liver impairment can come about due to poor diet, allergens, pollutants and fatigue. An impaired liver is toxic, congested and sluggish. When that happens its vital functions are impaired. A liver detox has many benefits that can help keep the liver working at its best. Ayurvedic practitioners recommend the use of turmeric for great liver…

Obesity – Major Health Problem in United States

Obesity is considered a major health problem in the United States. Obesity has been declared as an epidemic by The Center for Disease Control and Prevention. It is very unfortunate but true that more than 300,000 people die every year due to problems related to obesity. The fact that one out of every three Americans…

Drug and Diet Therapy for Gout

In the last few years no new treatments for the well known condition called Gout have been discovered. A therapeutic cure of the disease has not been approved by the medical associations. Though, physicians and patients seem to have access to more information on Gout and also understand better how it can be kept under…