Prison Tattoos and Their Meaning

Prison tattooing is the practice of creating and displaying tattoos in a prison environment. They are often used to portray gang membership, prison status, family bonds, spiritual beliefs and are often used as a form of code and have hidden meanings. Tattooing is forbidden in most prisons and therefore is done in secret, with makeshift…

How To Reduce Swelling

Medically referred to as Edema, swelling is characterized by an excessive build up of fluids within body tissues which leads to growth of your body parts to twice the size of what they used to be. Injury, infection, eczema, allergic reaction, insect bite, pregnancy, and poor kidney and liver conditions are some of the major…

Treating Bloating In Cats

Bloating in your cat is a physical condition in which your kitty has air in her stomach. This article examines some of the causes of cat bloating, one of the most common cat health problems today. Apart from the presence of gas, which can be caused due to indigestion in the stomach, your cat may…

Fibromyalgia Symptoms & Associated Conditions

Fibromyalgia (FM) has a wide range of symptoms and overlapping conditions!  It is easy to mistake one condition or symptom for another.  FM, along with these other relating factors, is often misdiagnosed and misunderstood. FM is characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain and weakness.  The American College of Rheumatology established a guideline for diagnosis in 1990. …

Wound Dressings – Hydrofibers

Hydrofiber dressings are a relatively new concept in dressings, and can be very cost effective because they can be worn for several days at a time. In this article, we will explore how and when these dressings can be used. Product Overview Hydrofiber dressings gel upon contact with moisture, locking in fluid that is absorbed…

Prepare by Learning Early Heart Attack Symptoms

A heart attack occurs when there is a blockage in one of the heart’s arteries. When an artery is blocked, blood cannot flow to the chambers of the heart which results in a heart attack also known as myocardial infarction. If medical attention is not received immediately the heart can become permanently damaged so it…

Heart Attacks Info

A Myocardial infarction (MI or AMI for acute myocardial infarction) is more commonly known as a heart attack.Damage to the heart muscle is caused when the blood supply to part of the Heart is interrupted. This is most commonly due to occlusion (blockage) of a coronary artery following the rupture of a vulnerable atherosclerotic plaque.An…

Understanding the True Nature of Pancreatic Cancer

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network says that pancreatic cancer is the deadliest kind of cancer with a five-year survival rate of 5%. Less than 10% of people with pancreatic cancer are diagnosed before the tumors spread to other organs. According to the American Cancer Society, “80% of [pancreatic cancer] patients are diagnosed too late to…