Information on Calcium

Calcium is the most abundant cation in the human body, and a very important mineral for the maintenance of neuromuscular function. It constitutes 2% of the total body weight and 26% of the dry weight of bones and teeth, as phosphates and carbonates. About 0.5 g serum calcium is exchanged with bone calcium every day.…

Measures of Preventing Hepatitis

Hepatitis is a viral disease that affects the liver and could cause serious damage to it and to the whole human organism if not treated well. There exist hepatitis type A, B, C, D, E, non-A, and non-B, caused by A, B, C, D, E viruses. Preventing hepatitis is better than treating it. There are…

Thrush Mouth, Oral Yeast Infection and Oral Candida

Thrush mouth, oral thrush, oral yeast infection and oral candida are all names for the same medical condition which is a yeast infection in the mucous membranes of the mouth and candida albicans growing out of control is the most common cause of these fungal infections. We all carry around yeast organisms. The problems start…

Sample Fatty Liver Diet Menu

A fatty liver diet menu should contain the basic nutrients needed by people who have fatty liver disease, a condition brought about by excess fat in the liver. The foods needed must contain essential fatty acids and antioxidants. These foods should also not worsen the load of the liver or hinder the goal of losing…

One Simple Step to Reverse Fatty Liver Disease

What is fatty liver disease, or steatosis? A mild liver condition where fat accumulates inside liver cells and causes them to malfunction. Over time, steatosis may lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer, and liver failure. Do you think you may suffer from this condition? Fatty liver is very common (up to 30% of all people in…

Wonders of Ragi

Wonders of Ragi The tiny deep red pearls called Ragi is an annual cereal plant which is botanically known as Eleusine coracana. It is commonly known as Finger millet in English, Kelvaragu in Tamil, Nachani in Marathi etc. Some Indian varieties of ragi are Kempu ragi, Ragalli shivalli, Pichakaddi etc. It is widely grown in…

The Dangerous Side Effects of a Popular Cholesterol Medicine

Lipitor is indicated for the management of patients suffering from high cholesterol. Lipitor is dosed in tablets of 10, 20, 40 and 80 milligrams. It belongs within a group of medications called HMG CoA reductase inhibitors, which are referred to as “statins”. Patients diagnosed with hyperlipidemia, or high cholesterol should not take Lipitor if the…

Dog Worms Symptoms

Generally, there are five major types of worms, roundworm, tapeworm, hookworm, whipworm and the dreaded heartworm. All of these can cause light to serious complications and should never be left untreated. First, let’s look at the different types of parasite and what they do. The most common type of infestation comes from the roundworm. This…

Foot Callus – A Big Concern For People With Diabetes

Calluses harmful to foot health? Most people assume calluses protect the body from friction. However, when diabetes and peripheral neuropathy enter the picture, there is increasing evidence that excessive callusing may indeed be harmful to foot health. A callus may hide and even worsen inflammation that occurs under the callus. The inflammation may be an…

How Can Acupuncture Help You?

Acupuncture is the practice of sticking hair fine needles into the body at various points in order to relieve symptoms or cure illnesses and diseases. It is a practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine. When the needles are put into the body, they are said to work by realigning the yin, yang, and xi (or ki…