Can You Become Addicted to Antibiotics?

Cephalosporins are most frequently prescribed form of antibiotics which treat a wide variety of bacterial infections, such as pneumonia, strep throat, tonsillitis, bronchitis etc but sometimes it become very difficult and confusing for clinician, when more than six Cephalosporins with somewhat similar properties are available in the market, to choose the best one. It will…

What you Need to Know about Fioricet

Fioricet is a prescription drug which is used to relieve headaches that are caused by contraction of muscles in the neck, head and areas around the shoulder. This relaxant and pain reliever is a strong, non-narcotic drug that contains butalbital, acetaminophen and caffeine. The acetaminophen relieves pain and reduces fever; the butalbital relaxes contracting muscles…

Fact Sheet for Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is one of the worst liver diseases, it affects more that 30.000 people each year, and millions are carrying the hepatitis C virus in their bodies. Unfortunately it also causes quite a large number of deaths. There are 6 types of hepatitis viruses, and all of them affect the liver in one way…

Who Needs A Liver Transplant?

Study shows that liver is the second most transplanted organ in the human body. Liver diseases are becoming more and more common today. It is important however, to understand the various situations under which a liver transplant may be considered. Here are some of the most common reasons for a liver transplant: Chronic Viral Hepatitis…

Pre Diabetic Diet-The Diabetes Meal Plan

The pre diabetes diet reduced amount of carbohydrates, calories, fat and sugar greatly help in reducing the possibility of pre diabetes to development into type 2 diabetes. Add in as much as fruits and vegetables in your meals. There is for you to have non-starchy vegetables like carrots, green beans, spinach, broccoli or cauliflower and…

Prevention of Kidney Stones

A kidney stone is the outcome of a chemical reaction that happens when the urine gets concentrated and when certain essences compound together to make an object that's too big to pass in the urine. Individuals who have had more than one kidney stone are probable to constitute another. Hence, prevention is really crucial. There…

Best Home Remedies for the Flu

The term flu is used to refer a common viral infection, influenza, which affects the nose, throat, lungs, including the complete upper respiratory system. The common symptoms are high temperature, headache, chills and sweats, runny nose, and a complete loss of appetite. Some people have symptoms like back aches, fatigue, and feeling of being washed…

Overweight, Obesity and BMI

Hasan A. Yahya, Ph.Ds  Acoording to AHRO, over the past several decades, the prevalence of obesity among adults and children in the United States has increased dramatically and is reached epidemic proportions. Obesity in adults in the United States was 30.5 percent in 1999-2000. More than twice as many adults (nearly 65 percent) were considered…

Peptic Ulcers – Pain Relief the Natural Way

There is a bacterium called Helicobacter pylori that in most cases causes an ulcer. In the old days it was thought that stress alone caused peptic ulcers, but as we know now, that is not the case. If this bacterium is the culprit in your case you will have been given a course of antibiotics…

Lupus – Symptoms and Causes of Lupus

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that can affect various parts of the body, including the skin, joints, heart, lungs, blood, kidneys and brain. Normally the body’s immune system makes proteins called antibodies, to protect the body against viruses, bacteria, and other foreign materials. These foreign materials are called antigens. If you have lupus, your immune…

Lean Muscle Protein Shakes

A low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet is quite difficult to stick to for any length of time. Very soon, the craving for familiar stomach fillers like bread, rice and potatoes begins to hit you. Even if you overcome the mental cravings, you will find yourself getting hungry at odd times, and not feeling "filled up" after meals.…

Bed Sores

Bed ulcers/bed sores afflict patients in hospitals throughout the world. Various means of reducing bedsores have been tried, from frequent turning to synthetic padding, but medical research has shown that one of the most effective means of reducing the occurrence of bedsores is the use of natural sheepskin padding. Bedsores develop as a result of…