Known Cerebral Palsy

DEFINITIONS Cerebral Palsy (CP, Big Brain Paralysis) is a condition characterized by poor muscle control, stiffness, disability and other neurological dysfunction. CP is not a disease and not progressive (getting worse). In infants and premature babies, part of the brain that controls muscle movement are particularly vulnerable to CP injury occurs in 1-2 from 1000…

Water: Thirst Aid and First Aid

Water is never a part of any first aid kit, but perhaps it ought to be. In its various forms, from steam to solid ice, water can be used to prevent and relieve many minor maladies. These uses are fairly well known but in this age of modern, sophisticated medicine, this humble but effective potion…

Diabetes: The Three Most Common Symptoms

Diabetes is present in 8% of people in the United States. 90-95% of the people with diabetes have Type 2 diabetes. Diagnosis of diabetes depends on laboratory documentation of an elevated fasting blood sugar >125 mg/dl, an elevated 2-hour blood sugar of 200 mg/dl or more 2-hours after a 75 gram oral glucose tolerance test,…

Treatments You Can Receive at Pain Management Clinics

When a person struggles with chronic pain, it can be difficult to function normally. They work to find relief from the pain in any way possible. One of the best places to turn for help is one of the pain management clinics in Edina, MN, where they can offer some of the following treatment options. Epidural Steroid…

Sore Penis Cause: Dry Humping

While intercourse is the most desirable form of sex for many men, most men are happy to engage in an occasional bout of dry humping (even if it may result in a fairly sore penis at times). While this form of sex is perhaps more frequently engaged in during adolescence, many adult men have found…

Shingles – The Things Everyone Should Know

Shingles, correctly called as herpes zoster, is a painful skin disease. In this, a virus that also causes chicken pox affects the skin and creates bands of blisters which are full of liquid, pus, etc. The disease settles over two to three weeks but the pain may remain for a month after that. Those who…

African Sage

African Sage (Tarchonanthus Camphoratus) has long been acknowledged by the native peoples in the areas to which it is indigenous, as a valuable plant of multiple medicinal and spiritual properties. It grows wildly as a shrub or small tree in the Rift Valley region of Kenya and in parts of Southern Africa. It is known…

What You Need To Know To Treat Angular Cheilitis

Angular cheilitis, also known as perleche, cheilosis or angular stomatitis, is an inflammatory lesion at the corners of the mouth, and often occurs bilaterally. The condition manifests as deep cracks or splits, which can bleed in severe cases when the mouth is opened. This can often cause shallow ulcers or crusts to form. Anyone can…

Sciatic Nerve Relief

The sciatic nerve is the largest in the body and for most of our lives we are blissfully unaware of it. Only when the pain strikes do we devote our attention to sciatic nerve relief and seek how to banish the discomfort. Starting at the bottom of the spine, this nerve, as thick as your…

7 Sinusitis Herbal Solutions to Your Sinus Problems

Sinus problems can take the joy out of your life. But you can bring back that joy of living by utilizing these sinusitis herbal remedies. In this sinusitis herbal repertoire, one key herb supports the immune system and others help relieve sinusitis symptoms. Immune Support Echinacea grows as a purple coneflower and stands at the…

The Addictive Properties of Modern Street Drugs

Drugs have been used recreationally for thousands of years. Over the past century, new technology has made several new classes of drugs available to consumers. Some drugs are minimally addictive, while others are highly addictive. The addictive qualities of a drug are based on how they interact with the human nervous system. Drugs that change…

Throat Infection & Its Treatment

A throat infection is discomfort, pain, or scratchiness in the throat due to any infectious condition. A sore throat often makes it painful to swallow in cases of throat infection. Sore throats are common. Most of the time soreness is worse in the morning and improves as the day progresses. Like colds, the vast majority…