Some Facts On ALS

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, ALS for short and also widely referred to as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is disorder that causes the death of neurons throughout the body that control voluntary muscles. It is characterized by stiff muscles, muscle twitching and increased weakness in muscles as they decrease in size. Although ALS may start small, eventually the…

The Difference an Ergonomic Arm Sling Makes

An arm, shoulder, or collar bone injury is not incapacitating, but it needs tender care for a full recovery to be made. An arm sling was built to serve this purpose. By immobilizing the area around the injury, your body can work its healing magic and in time, the functionality can be restored. It matters…

Mosquito Control Information

People who live in hot humid climates become familiar with the high-pitched whine that mosquitoes on the prowl can make, especially in the quiet of the night. Some people can make a sport of allowing a mosquito to land on the skin and be hauled into sucking blood before they are splattered dead with a…

Cancer Treatment – Is It Curable?

Cancer refers to a number of related diseases. In this disease, the cells in the human body start dividing and the process continues. These cells spread and affect the tissues around the area. Location of the disease As far as the location of the cancer goes, it can affect any part of the body. Usually,…

Obesity in Teens

Obesity in teens costs the country billions of dollars a year in disease management and emergency room visits for heart problems and diabetes. However, the cost to teens is not as easily quantified; the problems that arise for obese teenagers range from physical to mental and can only be cured gradually over time. Below is…

Orthodontic Education – Functional Treatment Is The Missing Link In Dentistry

Most dentists agree that the curriculum in the majority of dental schools does not adequately cover the subjects of orthopedics and orthodontics. I believe that the knowledge and understanding of orthopedics (functional orthodontics) is the missing link in the education of general dentists. FUNCTIONAL ORTHODONTICS Ideally, children with developing malocclusions should be treated with functional…

Podiatry Treatment Addresses Many Health Challenges

While many consider podiatry to be an exclusive realm of all things below the ankle, the truth is that treatment of injuries and other problems of the feet affect the whole body. When the biomechanics of walking are misaligned by damage to the feet, it can cause overarching issues in the legs, knees, hips, and…

Natural Cures For Eczema – Safe and Effective

Eczema, oftentimes called dermatitis, is a non-contagious skin disease where in the epidermis of the skin becomes inflamed. This may be caused by allergies or the unclean environment which causes atopic dermatitis as the most common occurring eczema. This disease is very troublesome because the outbreaks are visible on the skin and are very uncomfortable.…

How to File Personal Injury Claims

When a person suffices injuries such as wounds, bruises and mental disorders due to accidents, this is referred to as personal injury. Technically, personal injury is a legal term which means harm caused to an individual's physical body or emotional health. It pertains to a lawsuit filed by a person alleging that his injuries were…

Follow an Alkaline Diet to a Newly Healthy Lifestyle

To get your body in good health you should take the alkaline diet. Hundreds of thousands are now living the Alkaline Diet because of Dr. Robert Young’s research. They are healthy because they follow the PH scale (ratio of acid to alkaline) considering the foods within their diet. You may remember from high school that…

The Hypertension And Exercise Connection

Every cell in an individual's body requires an ongoing supply of blood to deliver oxygen and nutrients and to remove waste products. This flow of blood causes a certain amount of pressure to be exerted on the wall of a person's arteries. An individual sufferers from Hypertension when blood pressure is determined to be or…