RSSArchive for September, 2013

Chronic Ischemic Heart Disease

Signs and Symptoms of Chronic Ischemic Heart Disease

Ischemic heart disease- commonly known as coronary heart disease- is a medical condition when all parts of the heart do not receive enough blood. This condition gives rise to re-occurrence of chest pains. In times of excitement and exertion, when the heart needs greater flow of blood, the circulation of the blood to the heart […]

Symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Babies

Symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Babies

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome refers to episodic partial or complete blockage of the upper respiratory airway during sleep. This results in the diaphragm and chest working harder in order to clear the obstructed airway to pull in more air in the lungs. This reduces the circulation of oxygen to various organs of the body, causing […]

Viral Infection Detection and More Accurate Testing

Viral Infection Detection and More Accurate Testing

All people should face the truth that doctors don’t always know what’s wrong with their patients. It often happens that a patient presents with high fewer and the doctor doesn’t know what’s causing it so he or she prescribes antibiotics. Nonetheless, if the problem is caused by a viral infection, the antibiotics will not work. […]

Large Intestine Pain Symptoms

Large Intestine Pain Symptoms

Inflammation or enlargement of appendicitis, colitis or diverticulitis causes large intestine pain. Large intestine pain is also known as abdominal pain. However, abdominal pain can also occur without any sort of inflammation. It could also be caused due to reduced blood supply to the abdominal organs. It is believed that Large Intestine Pain Symptoms include […]

Bottled Water Harbors a Hormone Disrupting Chemical

Bottled Water Harbors a Hormone Disrupting Chemical

A lot of people drink bottled water because they think that it is fresher and it is better for them. However, the latest studies in the field have revealed the presence of an endocrine-disrupting chemical (or EDC) in the bottled water found on market’s shelves. EDCs The substances are artificial and they are commonly found […]

Foods to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

Foods to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

The standard diet which is consumed by almost all people in today’s modern world is likely to bring about heart diseases during the middle age. Medical experts often treat such heart diseases with the help of drugs, medical procedures and testing. However, recent studies have shown that chronic heart diseases, not only can be prevented […]

Melon Salad

Dessert Recipes for Gestational Diabetes Patients

A diabetes diagnosis changes people’s lives in many different ways. But changing your diet into a dull one- devoid of any kind of palatable pleasure- does not necessarily have to be one of them. Completely depriving yourself of sweet tit bits is a feat next to impossible. People who are diagnosed with diabetes often restrict […]

Different Types of Plastic Surgery Procedures

Different Types of Plastic Surgery Procedures

Surgical correction or restoration of a particular form or function refers to plastic surgery. Plastic surgery is also commonly known as cosmetic surgery. The procedures of plastic surgery have nothing to do with the term “plastic” and it refers to reshaping and remoulding of tissues. There are various types of plastic surgery procedures which correct, […]

Childhood Diabetes

Childhood Diabetes Symptoms

The most common type of diabetes which is prevalent among children is the Type I Diabetes. 90-95% of children below the age of 16 suffer from this specific type of diabetes. It is typically caused by the pancreas’ inability to produce insulin. Childhood diabetes is an autoimmune disease whose root cause is not clearly understood. […]

How is Teenage Anorexia Treated

How is Teenage Anorexia Treated

Anorexia nervosa is a psychological eating disorder which involves acute form of self-starvation. This eating disorder is usually characterized by distorted body image, low body weight, amenorrhea and an immense fear of gaining weight. The cause of anorexia nervosa is a combination of genetic, biological, psychological and socio-cultural factors. Teenagers and adolescents are greatly affected […]