Cardiologists – What You Need to Know Before You Go

Cardiologists are medical physicians specifically trained in diagnosing and treating disorders of the heart or vascular system. Common areas of diagnosis and treatment may include congenital defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, heart valve disorders, and pathological problems with the electrical system of the heart. Most of the treatment modalities in this specialty are non-surgical.…

Cerebral Vascular Accident

Cerebrovascular accident is the medical term for an event more commonly known as “stroke” and for the purpose of this assignment the word “stroke” will be used. A stroke is a sudden event affecting the blood vessels of the brain. Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States and the second…

Do You Need Any Information On Catarrh?

Too much mucous or catarrh and nasal congestion as well as allergies as a result of pollution of various kinds makes modern conditions and healing asthma more difficult as all these factors are present to a greater or lesser degree, in conjunction with the discussed psychological conditions which reflect some imbalance. Modern science has also…

Diabetic Flip-Flop

Diabetic flip-flop may sound to some people like an oxymoron.  After all, diabetics are generally supposed to wear supportive, closed-toes shoes that protect and cushion the feet.  Flip-flops are about as unsupportive and “unsafe” a shoe as you can find. While a flip-flop still might not be the best shoe for a diabetic, the company…

3 Unusual Ways To Ease Cold Symptoms

You can’t work out if you’re sick. Trying to do squats with a runny nose is distracting. Trying to run with a congested head is annoying and painful. And trying to do yoga with a fever isn’t the “heat” that the latest trends contemplate! This season, the colds that are going around (at least in…

Factors involved in Obesity

Factors affecting the proportion of body fat include genetics, level of energy balance, composition of diet, level of physical activity, environmental & societal influences, endocrinal factors, psychological factors, medication and smoking. GeneticsA person is more likely to develop obesity if one or both parents are obese. If both parents are of a normal weight only…

Yeast Infection and Skin Rash

You may have a yeast infection, if you have a rash that is on your skin, usually around the genitals, under folds of skin, or in the mouth. They can be in other areas of the body as well. There are also several other medical conditions this could be, so this is not always indicative…

Creative Tips on Living With a Disability

I have lived with cerebral palsy all 53 years of my life. It has made me very tenacious in everything I set out to do. Disability tends to make people more creative, because our bodies are different, so we need to customize many things. It's not a bad thing to have a disability, it's just…

How to Prevent Cold Sores, Cold Sores Prevention

The herpes simplex type 1 virus, which is the main cause of cold sores, may be acquired by from an infected individual through saliva and most often through kissing. Once an individual has the virus, it may not develop directly into skin blisters but remain inactive in the nerves. In fact, some people with the…