Pawanamuktasana as a Good Cure for Diabetes
March 22, 2014 – 2:48 am | No Comment
Regular practice of this yoga position is a way of curing all kinds of gastrointestinal problems, and gives you a way of achieving the bestpossible balance within. It works very well on the abdomen andis helpful for all those who have a weak digestive system. This helps in giving a flat stomach and is something that everyone should practice for achieving proper balance in health. This is a yoga  [...]

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The Signs of Addison’s Disease
December 12, 2011 – 2:38 am | No Comment
The Signs of Addison’s Disease
Addison’s disease is defined as a disorder which stops our adrenal gland from producing adequate amount of hormones. Adrenal glands are located above the kidneys secreting hormones responsible for maintaining our blood sugar levels, suppressing our immune system, helping our body in responding to stress, regulating potassium and sodium levels in our system and affecting our sexual development. Lack of production of the hormones of adrenal gland thus can result in occurrence of several symptoms. Below, we have discussed about the most common signs of Addison’s disease. Addison’s disease often results in hypotension or low blood pressure. Decrease in blood pressure levels takes place because the adrenal glands of people with Addison’s disease fail to produce hormones responsible for regulating levels of salt in bloodstream. Hypotension is marked by signs like faintness, lightheadedness and dizziness. If treated in the right procedure, low blood pressure caused by Addison’s disease  [...]


What Are the Types of Alzheimer’s Disease?
November 16, 2011 – 9:32 pm | No Comment
Dementia is a condition marked by impaired brain function and is a complication associated with certain medical condition. Alzheimer’s disease is one type of dementia, which tends to get worse with time. Alzheimer’s disease can affect one’s thinking ability, behavior and memory. Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease occurs when the patients is experiencing symptoms like problems in speaking, memory impairment, lacking the ability of taking decisions, loss of judging power, change in personality etc. Alzheimer’s disease can be of three types early-onset, late-onset and familial. In this article we have discussed about these 3 types of the disease. Early onset AD: It is a rare type of the disease. Alzheimer’s disease occurring in individuals below the age of 65 years is referred to as early onset AD. Around 10 percent of all the cases of Alzheimer’s disease are of early onset type. People suffering from Down syndrome, a condition marked by premature aging are at higher risk of developing  [...]


National STD Awareness Month – Eye-Opening Facts about STDs
April 5, 2011 – 12:08 am | No Comment
National STD Awareness Month – Eye-Opening Facts about STDs
CDC has chosen April as STD Awareness Month which is annually observed bearing in mind the bothersome rise in STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) around us. It is a major problem, with more than 16.4 billion dollars being shelled out yearly on tests & therapy & an approximate nineteen million novel infections arising yearly. Any person who’s sexually active is at a risk of contracting a sexually transmitted disease, irrespective of sex, ethnicity, social standing or sexual preference. Teens & younger adults contract STDs more easily as compared to those in the older age bracket. By twenty-five years of age, fifty percent of sexually active adults develop a sexually transmitted disease. Those who have several sex partners too augment their risk for contracting STDs. The CDC has pointed out that several STDs are rising among males having sex with males, inclusive of LGV & syphilis. Even a virgin could get STD as several of them are transmitted via any form of sexual activities,  [...]


Respirators for perfect health
September 8, 2010 – 10:49 pm | One Comment
Respirators for perfect health
The growing importance of health issues has primarily increased the health awareness quotient amongst the general public; the respirator is device that protects a person from inhaling fumes, gases, dust particles, vapors and other harmful particles. The respirators are available in wide varieties of types and size that are used in private industrial units, military and for the general use of the public. The types of respirators include and start from single use respirators, to cheap use, reusable that comes with replaceable cartridges and disposable masks. The main categories of respirators are the air-purifying respirators and air supplied respirators, both of these respirators make use of different functions and techniques. Respirators are used for major purposes in industrial units where they emit harmful particulate matter; the paint respirators are especially useful for the people who are continuously exposed to paint mists. Majority of the paints that we use today have harmful  [...]


Checklists Make Loeys-Dietz, Marfan Syndrome Detection Easier
August 10, 2010 – 4:18 am | No Comment
Checklists Make Loeys-Dietz, Marfan Syndrome Detection Easier
Doctors could now diagnose patients having genetic disorders like Loeys-Dietz or Marfan syndrome by simply following a basic signs & symptoms checklist. These heritable conditions in case, not treated could prove fatal. Duo diverse researches that appear in the August edition of the ‘Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery’ by study groups helmed by Doctors of the Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore indicate the list could assist a patient in receiving the supervisions and therapy needed for preventing such genetic conditions from turning life-menacing. Mutations in particular genes cause these duo syndromes and cause noticeable bone irregularities along with apparent yet far grave heart conditions like aneurysms. Loeys-Dietz syndrome causes acute complications particularly among young adults due to which apt diagnosis is vital so that they could be monitored and preventative therapy employing medications for lowering blood pressure and also surgery could be conducted timely. Doctor  [...]


Shingles Symptoms to be Watchful about
June 28, 2010 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Shingles Symptoms to be Watchful about
Shingles or herpes zoster virus is an agonizing infection affecting the nerve roots. The viral form charts its course all along the nerve fibers affecting skin cells and leading to rashes. Shingles develops due to the analogous viral form that causes infancy chickenpox. As the viral form fails in totally clearing out from the system, shingles arises due to the virus reactivating. Shingles Symptoms Pains, itchiness, burning and tingling sensations are all shingles symptoms which could arise prior to the eruption of the skin rashes. These would start as tiny blister formations on a reddish base and newly surfacing eruptions that continually form for 3-5 weeks which makes shingles an agonizing condition. In case one doubts the presence of shingles then it is imperative to promptly seek medical advice. Shingles Causes Following a bout of chickenpox, the virus would continue to reside in the nervous system in a dormant state in the nerve roots. In several individuals, it ceaselessly remains  [...]


The Nasty Clostridium Difficile Infection – What You Need to Know
May 25, 2010 – 3:14 am | No Comment
The Nasty Clostridium Difficile Infection – What You Need to Know
The CDC estimates that the potentially perilous diarrhea bug or Clostridium difficile (C. diff) causes a number of infections and scores of fatalities annually in the U.S. In the present years, the numbers and the acuteness of C. diff infections have surged and nearly tripled. C. diff disease could cause mild-ranging diarrhea and even life-menacing colitis. The bug is responsible for toxin production that harms the gut’s mucosal lining. Majority of the clostridium difficile infection cases arise in individuals who take the so-dubbed broad spectrum antibiotic medicines which obliterate several varied pathogenic forms in the gut thus keeping the nasty bug at bay. The spores make an entry orally which is the entrance way for the GI tract. The resultant over-growth of the C. diff bacteria in the large intestines could lead to diarrhea that is mostly acute and experienced alongside inflammation in intestines called as colitis. C. Diff Strains All strains of C. Diff show resistance  [...]


HPV Infection - Could this Infection Truly be cured?
February 8, 2010 – 2:48 am | No Comment
HPV Infection – Could this Infection Truly be cured?
HPV or human papillomavirus infections abound globally with nearly twenty million infected solely in the United States. Nearly thirty of the hundred HPV forms are contracted via sexual practices possibly causing genital warts or irregular cervical or other genital region cell variations that could be cancer-eliciting. Even as there is dearth of HPV cure, the positive aspect is that the infection mostly self-subsides. In case it doesn’t, and needs to be treated, then several choices are available. Also the novel HPV inoculations have immensely helped in lowering infection rates. HPV treatments chiefly lay emphasis on curing the signs of infections like genital warts linked to low-risk HPV forms (non-cancer causing) and the pre-malignant modifications at times linked to high-risk HPV forms. Affirmative HPV Presence yet Asymptomatic Merely testing affirmative for HPV would not essentially translate to the fact that one would be requiring treatment, at least not instantaneously but  [...]