Are Horse Liniments Safe For Humans?

For over a hundred years horse liniments have been used to treat horse ailments such as muscle aches, joint pain and even arthritis. Horse seem to suffer from many of the same conditions that human do. Since humans descended from mammals eons ago and horse are mammals their body structure are somewhat similar. Obviously a…

Diabetes is Your Show

Do you know the quote "All the world is a stage"? Shakespeare said that in the past and today this quote matches beautifully with diabetes. You have so many roles in this life. One of your roles could be as a person with diabetes. Just like the show, your role as a diabetes patient is…

Top 5 Ways to Sleep Better As A New Parent

For most people, getting a good night’s sleep is tough enough. In fact, according to the CDC, in 2016 35% of Americans are reported as not getting enough sleep on a nightly basis. That doesn’t even factor the quality of their sleep. Add in a little rug rat into the mix and you are likely…

What You Need to Know About Eye Allergies

Do not ignore itchy, watery eyes. Many times, this discomfort is caused by eye allergies, and depending on the severity, it may be easily treated. These allergies are uncomfortable, irritating and, at times, painful. What Are The Symptoms of Eye Allergies? Eye allergies commonly cause red, itchy eyes and swollen eyelids. This allergy can be…

4 Common Injuries Incurred From Rugby

Rugby is a high impact and physically demanding sport that has a high risk of injuries due to its high contact nature. Being a competitive sport, it places a high emphasis on the physical attributes of the player and thus the increase in orthopedic injuries. There are some parts of the body that is at…

What Is Cataract?

The term cataract comes from the Greek word katarraktes (down rushing; waterfall) because earlier it was thought that the cataract was a congealed fluid from the brain that had flowed in front of the lens. Our eye is like a camera. The lens focuses the light rays coming through the pupil onto the retina or…

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…

Observing Best Man Speech Etiquette

Best man speakers can usually get boring and dull during wedding receptions as they most of the time carry the same old messages best men want to convey to a newlywed couple. However for some couples, boring speeches are actually things to be thankful for as there are many more things that can go wrong…

Asthma Therapy

Asthma therapy is the treatment intended to treat this condition. There are various types of therapy given to asthma patients. Some deal directly with the physical body while others are not only physical but also emotional and psychological. This helps to bring emotional stability and reduces the opportunity of the occurrence of an attack.Emotional stability…

Brain Diseases – Meningitis Overview

Infections are responsible for the inflammation of the brain. These infections can be parasitic or fungal but bacteria and viral infections are more common. Inflammation will depend of the infected region. Common cases include spinal cord inflammation (myelitis), inflammation of the meninges (meningitis) and inflammation of the brain (encephalitis). When the brain swells, it pushes…

ECG Rhythms

ECG is an abbreviation for an electrocardiograph. An ECG records the heart's electrical activity as a graph or a series of wavy lines on a moving strip of paper. It provides information on a patient's heart rate and rhythm and blood flow. It is used to diagnose medical problems such as a heart attack or…