Venous Ulcers

Venous ulcers can be debilitating, painful, and challenging to treat for healthcare professionals. It is reported that between 10 and 35% of the population has some form of venous disease and that 80 to 95% of leg ulcers are a result of chronic venous disease (Kline & Sieggreen, 2004). What is chronic venous insufficiency? Chronic…

What Is Alcoholic Liver Disease?

Alcohol abuse leads to a condition known as alcoholic liver disease. The liver fulfills the important function of detoxification and that includes processing alcohol. Excessive consumption of alcohol is the leading cause of liver damage in the western world. Factors that increase the risk for this condition include the average amount of alcohol consumed in…

Down Syndrome – Symptoms and Characteristics

One of the most common chromosomal disorders, Down syndrome is associated with the mental retardation and malformation in a newborn. The main cause of Down syndrome is the presence of an extra 21st chromosome. Generally children with Down syndrome show slower physical and mental development than a normal child. There may also be other health…

Cure Infant Thrush

Causes of Infant Thrush In layman's terms, Oral Thrush in Infants is caused when the immune system and the healthy bacteria in a baby's mouth fail to control the amount of yeast in a baby's body. Overgrowth of yeast occurs in the mouth of the baby which is then commonly referred to as Thrush. Infant…

Disorders Associated With a Deficiency of Coenzyme Q10

Coenzyme Q10 often called COQ10, is natural substance found in the cells of your body and is involved in many different cell processes, but primarily involved in energy production. There has been a significant amount of research involving COQ10 and its impact on human health. Deficiencies of COQ10 can be far reaching and involve many…

Healing Those Cheerleading Bruises

The 26th annual report from the National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill listed cheerleading as “the most dangerous sport.” Fortunately, serious cheerleading injuries are decreasing, but any sport can lead to bumps and bruises. There are natural remedies for cheerleaders’ small injuries which can keep…

Grow Your Retail Business With Implementation of Mobile Technology

The global retail industry is progressing fast while undergoing a series of transformations. However, having a mobile app for the retail operations is still pointless for many etailers and store retailers. However, the scenario has become quite different now. Operating a retail business without mobile app will lead entrepreneurs to face many difficulties in exploring…

What Are The Symptoms Of Heart Disease?

Often those outside of the medical profession do not realize that heart disease could be any one of a number of different diseases that affect the heart. The most common type of heart disease is Coronary Artery Disease, which can lead to heart attack. Other cardiovascular diseases include heart failure, heart valve disease, vascular disease,…

Is a Chinese Dwarf Hamster a Good Pet?

If your wondering if a Chinese dwarf hamster is a good pet, then consider the pros and cons of ownership before making the decision. This little hamster is more an ideal pet for children over 12 and adults that prefer and enjoy observing & watching their pets – as opposed to holding and cuddling them.…

Amaranth: Soak It For Maximum Nutrition

Amaranth is nutritious and high in zinc, iron, and calcium. Amaranth has a nutty flavor and serves as a good complement to many bean dishes but it also makes a good main dish when combined with tasty vegetables as does the grain bulghur when turned into tabouli. The catch is that to get the most…

4 Natural Ways To Overcome Eye Bags

Nothing can make your face look old and dull quite like having eye bags on a daily basis. We usually associate the emergence of bags under the eyes with lack of sleep. However, most eye skin problems appear not only because of lack of sleep. Your daily habits and your poor health are also to…

How to Cure Oral Yeast Infection in Men and Women

Oral yeast infection – sometimes called thrush – is an infection of the mucous membranes of the mouth and sometimes the throat of men and women. The cause of this is a natural yeast called Candida albicans. The majority of people have this in their system without any problems because the body keeps it in…

Ulcers – Open Sores Not Heartburn

Ulcers are open sores that can occur inside the body or on its outer surface. The latter are often referred to as pressure ulcers or bedsores, and they occur most often in people who are confined to bed or a wheelchair. The term is commonly used to refer to a peptic ulcer, which is an…

Disease of the Pleura and Pulmonary Cysts

Inflammation of the Pleura is called Pleurisy. In dry Pleurisy, the pleural surfaces are inflated without fluid in between them. In many cases pleurisy is associated with effusion. Both dry pleurisy and pleural effusion may develop at different stages of the same disease process. Dry or fibrinous pleurisy : The pleura gets involved from the…