Mitral Valve Repair is on the Rise!

More mitral valve repair and replacement surgeries are performed worldwide than any other type of heart valve surgery, and that number is certainly likely to rise significantly given that some seventy six million of America's Baby Boomers are now or will be facing heart valve disease. Mitral valve prolapse, also referred to as MVP, is…

Gall Bladder and Its Factor Risks

Among its factor risks we count: overweight, rapid weight loss, diabetes, treatment with birth control pills, females, age over 40, ethnicity, alchool consumption, heredity, high cholesterol and triglicerides, low calorie diets, immunosuppressive drugs, refined sugars and saturated fats, low diet in fibers, constipation, anemias, chrons disease. Other risks factors mentioned are: chronic heartburn, Atkins diet,…

Sudden Sweating – Precursor For a Heart Attack

Sudden sweating does not simply occur because of your excessive sweating. In numerous cases, the sudden sweating is such an indication for the precursor of heart attack. The regrettable truth is that if you are person who recognizes that he or she is suffering from sudden sweating, you should not try and keep away from…

What Causes Heart Attacks?

Heart attack related questions such as the causes of heart attack and the treatment of heart disease have remained astonishing to lots of people. Causes of heart attack can be as a result of blockages in heart arteries. Usually the blockage is caused by atherosclerosis, which is the build-up of fatty deposits called plaque inside…

Diagnosing and Treating Acid Reflux in Children

Every year millions of adults suffer the affects of gastro esophageal reflux disease or GERD for short. But what most people don’t realize is that acid reflux in children is also a very common problem. Just like an adult if a child’s GERD is left untreated a whole multitude of problems can occur, including esophageal…

Tuberculosis – Symptoms and Cures

A common and contagious disease Tuberculosis (TB) spreads through the air like a common cold. While tuberculosis mostly attacks the lungs it can also affect the lymphatic system, circulatory system, central nervous system, the bones, joints and even the skin. About one third of the world's population currently is infected by TB. In this disease,…

Ten Kinds of Food Which May Cause Poisoning in Summer

Introduction: during the hot summer, people are very susceptible to food poisoning, which will cause serious damage on their body. As a result, you should pay great attention to the diet in summer. In the following section, we are going to introduce ten kinds of food, which may easily cause food poisoning in summer. Therefore,…

Start Preparing Your Online Marketing Plan for 2017

It’s a brand new year, which means it’s time to go over your online marketing plan to make much-needed changes. You can use business development consulting to help analyze and evolve your strategies as well. Having a team of experts is key if you want your marketing to succeed. This includes having professional SEO service…

Tumor Facts – Can Benign Tumors Become Malignant?

First of all, it is important to understand the difference between a benign tumor, and a malignant tumor, and what it actually means to a cancer sufferer – as both have a significant bearing on the prognosis (life-expectancy) of a cancer patient. And, although both do have certain similarities, they have one major significant difference…

Corneal Ulcer in Dogs

Corneal ulcers affect the cornea of the transparent and dome-shaped film that covers the eye. A clear, shiny layer it doesn’t have a single blood vessel and allows free passage of light through it. Moreover, the cornea of the eye does contain several nerve fibers that are connected to pain receptors and does feel pain…

Pneumonia – The Risks and How to Protect Yourself

Pneumonia is a significant inflammation of the lungs. It is typically a result of an infection, although in some cases it can be the result of inhaling vomit, chemicals or smoke. It affects around 1% of us each year and can be contracted regardless of your age although it is most common in the elderly.…

Is Pleurisy Serious and How to Prevent it

Is pleurisy serious? Well, that all depends. You see, for any condition, any disease to be serious, it’s more a question of how healthy you are, rather than how serious a disease is. If you are healthy, then no disease and certainly not pleurisy is serious. So let’s look at some of the things that…

Chest Flu

I thought it time to follow up on previous blog on June 18th 2009 titled 'Chest Infection Symptoms' as the Swine Flu infection statistics have increased dramatically. The number of worldwide cases have been confirmed by the World Health Organization (WHO- 193 member States) have increased from 36,038 to 94,512 as of 6th July 2009,…