Is it the Flu – Or is it Influenza?

I was talking to my mother the other day and she told me that she had already had the "flu" this year. Upon further questioning, it turned out that she had a gastrointestinal illness for a day or two. A couple days later when I was working in the hospital Emergency Department, the paramedics called…

Diseases That Cause Hair Loss

Hair diseases are common in both men and women. The problem is prevalent all over the world. There are several factors responsible for hair loss. The causes of hair loss diseases may vary from person to person. The factors causing hair loss include genetics, ailment, malnutrition, stress, some medication and hormonal imbalance. One cause of…

LCD Display Vs AMOLED Display – Which One Is Better?

When you buy a new smartphone, what do you look for? Camera, RAM, Internal Storage and many other configurations. One thing many customers ignore is Display. And some of them who consider the display while buying, they only check for the resolution. What they forget is the type of screen technology is much more important…

Endurance Exercise – Improve Cardiovascular Health

Cardiovascular related diseases account for more deaths than any other Canada, The United States and most European countries. It is defined as a disease that affects the circulatory system, including the heart, blood vessels, veins and arteries throughout the body and brain. The most common diseases are coronary heart disease (which includes heart attacks, and…

Osseointegration Factors In Dental Implants

Contamination Contamination of the implant site by organic and inorganic debris can prejudice the achievement of OI. Material such as necrotic tissue, bacteria, chemical reagents and debris from drills can all be harmful in this respect. Initial stability It is known that where an implant fits tightly into its osteotomy site then OI is more…

Hyperthyroidism – Caution and Precaution

Hyperthyroidism is a condition in which thyroid gland produces too much thyroid hormone which is released in blood stream. This abnormally high level of thyroid hormone automatically speeds up body’s metabolism. Thyroid gland is a small, butterfly shaped organ around wind pipe. There can be several causes but most often, causes in human are Graves’…

Thrush Treatment – Cure it Fast

Thrush treatment is a pressing matter and you can not put it off indefinitely because some of its symptoms can be very much embarrassing. You may have a white discharge and reddening and swilling in the vaginal area. You may have itch and burning sensation also, which is the most embarrassing part of thrush. That…

Diamond Inclusions

A diamond responds to incident light in three different ways. It allows a portion of light to pass through itself; it reflects another portion and refracts yet another portion of the incident light within itself. This dispersion and refraction of light is what makes the diamond sparkle. When the path or wavelength of incident light…

Post-Herpetic Neuralgia – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Herpes Zoster or shingles is a painful rash on the skin and is caused by a reactivation of the chickenpox virus, which remains dormant in nerve cells for years. The rash usually subsides within a month, however, in some affected individuals – usually the elderly – the resulting nerve damage causes severe pain, which may…

Diabetes Mellitus – A Cardiovascular Disease

"Life is not over because you have diabetes. Dale Evans Rogers (American Singer known as the "Queen of the West"), Glucose, a form of sugar, is the body's main source of fuel. Glucose needs insulin to enter the cells to be used as energy. Insulin is produced by a large gland located behind the stomach…

Hep C – Coping with Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is an infectious virus that has the tendency to damage the liver. It transfers in to the liver via the blood. Unfortunately, there is no vaccine, for this condition. Here, people are instructed to follow certain preventative methods in order to keep oneself off this disease. However, when once contracted by this infectious…

How To Overcome Analysis Paralysis

There's a condition that holds a lot of people back from progressing towards their goals. I've been guilty of suffering from this condition on some occasions, and maybe you have too. It's been called 'analysis paralysis', and is a form of perfectionism. Here's how it looks: you have an idea. It could be a project…