Paralysis and Hemiplegic Migraine

Those who think of migraine as "just a bad headache" may be surprised to hear about hemiplegic migraine, a type of migraine that can involve weakness or even paralysis on one side of the body. But those familiar with migraine know that it's much more than a headache. In fact, it's often not a headache…

Mini Bike Modification Guide

It is common these days to see mini bikes being sold in stores already with performance parts fitted, such as K & N style air filters and performance exhausts, however there is always still more work to be done to these bikes. They are incredible easy to work on and with such a basic engine…

Lack of Magnesium – The Result

Hypomagnesemia is an electrolyte disturbance that is caused by extremely low levels of magnesium in the blood system. These low levels of magnesium can result in numerous systems and diseases. Some symptoms of this imbalance include hyperactivity, reduction in calcium levels, low potassium levels, salt retention, muscular and neurological disturbances, personality changes, delusions, loss of…

How to Prevent Heart Disease and Circulatory Problems

Lifestyle factors cause most accidents of heart disease and diseases in the blood circulation, either wholly or partially. Bad lifestyle can cause blood vessels to be narrowed, high blood pressure and inflammatory processes in the circulatory system. These changes will themselves reduce the general condition and tissue health, and can cause more dramatic events such…

Alcoholic Liver Disease

Alcoholic liver disease occurs due to an acute or chronic inflammation of the liver due to alcohol abuse. This disease usually occurs after a prolonged use of alcohol. In the United States 10% of men and 3% of women suffer from problems related to alcoholic consumption. The occurrence of the disease depends on the amount…

Cerebral Palsy Discrimination Still a Problem

Ignorance and Thoughtlessness still result in Discrimination against Cerebral Palsy Victims Rajiv Rajan recently made headlines for cerebral palsy discrimination when he was asked to disembark from an Air Sahara plane. Because he was wheelchair-bound and suffered from some of the symptoms of cerebral palsy, which can include lack of muscle control and movement, seizures,…

Knee Dislocation – Painful, But Easily Treated

Among the many painful injuries that can happen to the knee, one of the most painful is knee dislocation. Basically, this happens when the shin and thigh bones (tibia and femur) are not in the proper alignment, or out of place. These bones are held together by ligaments, and when the ligaments become torn, usually…

Natural Methods Are The Best Treatment For Acne

Treating acne is something that many people have to deal with at some point in their life. A lot of acne sufferers will use the range of over the counter medicines available. They may even have prescription drugs to cure to help alleviate their symptoms. A significant number of acne sufferers are beginning to discover…

Achievement Towards Elimination Of Leprosy Rate In India

ABSTRACT Leprosy is a chronic granulomatous infection. It is a major health problem in India which has 1/3 of total leprosy patients in the world. It is more prevalent among the lowest socio-economic strata. World Health Assembly in 1991 passed a resolution to eliminate leprosy as a public health problem by the year 2000. Elimination…

7 Tips for Dog Care in Winter

Just like we take special care of ourselves, or skin and hair during winter, our canine friends need appropriate care too. Have a look at the 7 dog care tips for winter. Show him his comfort and safety are important to you. 1. Groom with care – Keep the insulating coat. Do not shave your…

Pseudotumor Cerebri

Pseudotumor Cerebri, also called benign intracranial hypertension or idiopathic intracranial hypertension, is a condition in which the pressure inside the skull increases without any obvious reason. Most commonly, it affects obese women of childbearing age. Most of the symptoms are related to: 1. Increased intracranial pressure. 2. Papilledema: a swelling around the optic disc (the…

Chest Pain – When Is It Not Serious?

You have heard that chest pain can be serious. It can signal a heart attack. It may be a rare, life-threatening problem. But it could be quite the opposite. It could not be at all serious. When is chest pain not serious? It is wise to learn when chest pain is not serious. You will…

How the Pancreas Works

The pancreas has two functions: a. Exocrine gland – Glands that discharge hormones into ducts b. Endocrine gland – Glands that secret hormones into the bloodstream The pancreatic endocrine function is to release the hormones insulin and glucagon into the bloodstream to regulate glucose levels. The pancreatic exocrine function releases digestive enzymes into the duodenum…