Occupational Therapy and Cerebral Palsy

Occupational therapy is a common treatment for children with cerebral palsy. Many children with cerebral palsy struggle with motor functions, which can prevent them from doing everyday tasks such as eating, getting dressed and washing to performing in school or playing. An occupational therapist can assist children with cerebral palsy through a schedule of physical…

ADHD Causes – Immune System

In today's highly industrialized environment, our bodies are constantly under attack by pollutants and harmful substances. Even the air we breathe and the food we eat contains all sorts of toxins, pathogens, and disease-carrying microbes. Without a well-functioning immune system, we would not live very long. The immune system is the human body's main defense…

Detox – A Cure For Hepatitis C?

There is this principle that the health experts and nutritionists believed. They say people that are in good shape really do not need to undergo detoxification processes as long as they retain and consume a well-balanced diet. Physicians state that an exposed factory worker has a higher content of Hg or mercury in sweat as…

Endoscopy For Gastritis

Recently I had an endoscopy done where a small tube with a camera goes down your throat to look at your upper stomach. The procedure is done under general anesthesia or you can have it without anesthesia if you do not have a gag reflex. The procedure is less than 30 minutes and the only…

Healthy Food List

The idea of ‚Äč‚Äčembracing a healthy lifestyle has become in demand today more than ever. What with the presence of more and more dreaded diseases. To start your quest of wellness, take a sneak peek in this healthy food list and oh, start munching, huh! * Avocado – this wonder fruit has the ability to…

Common Upper Back and Neck Injuries

Our neck is one of the parts of our body that is used a lot through the day and neck. Our neck is extremely flexible but due to the lack of any form of muscle support, it has to bear the weight and stress of our head, placing it at a high risk of injury.…

Prostate Cancer – It's Not The End

When it comes to prostate cancer, probably the most important factor in getting the output you desire is " Early Detection ". Over the past couple of years I've had the chance to hear about or talk with those who have not done it early, and heard about some of the challenges (incontinence, impotence, and…

Respiratory System Disorders – Diseases of the Diaphragm

Diaphragmatic paralysis The diaphragm is supplied by the phrenic nerve which has a long intra-thoracic course. Involvement of this nerve anywhere in its course is a common cause of paralysis of the diaphragm. The paralysed dome is pushed up by the intra-abdominal pressure. It moves paradoxically with respiration ie, during inspiration, it is drawn up…

Sleeping Paralysis

Sleeping paralysis can be defined as terrors in the night. It is a state in which a person wakes up and finds himself, not capable of moving or speaking. Sleeping paralysis is also connected to other sleep phenomenon as dreams, nightmare and night terror. It can also be known as isolated sleep paralysis, familial sleep…

Children and Chiropractic

Chiropractors have been caring for children's spines for more than 100 years. Many common childhood ailments may respond to this safe, natural form of health care. More and more parents – especially those who are already chiropractic patients themselves – are seeking chiropractic care for their children. A child has many physical stresses to deal…

Ways To Cope With Grief

Every second hurts. There is no reply from the bereavement. Be it your parents, spouse or child (which may be the toughest), grief is one of the most torrid emotions that humans experience. However, the fact still remains that even though you might have lost an important person in your life, coming to terms with…

Antifungal Drugs And Their Actions In Specific Diseases

Antifugal drugs simply means drugs fighting against fungal infections. Several drugs are now available for specific therapy of mycotic (fungal) infections. Here is a short list of drugs that are currently available. Amphoterecin B Dose: 0.5 mg / Kg / day intravenous infusion daily or 0.8-1 mg / Kg / intravenous infusion in 5% glucose…