Alternative treatments for arthritic conditions
September 30, 2013 – 4:31 am | No Comment
Alternative therapies for arthritic conditions are inclusive of treatments like acupuncture or magnets, chondrotin or glucosamine. People having arthritis usually suffer with conditions like stress, stiffness, pain, and depression. So it is imperative that there are alternative treatments for arthritis, which will help patients cope with this in a better way and in a healthier manner. If you do not  [...]

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Surgery for Sinusitis Treatment – When is it necessary?
June 23, 2010 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Surgery for Sinusitis Treatment – When is it necessary?
Sinusitis is the result of mucous membrane lining the sinus cavities getting inflamed or infected leading to its swelling that could obstruct the usual fluid draining from the sinuses inside the throat or nose. There is greater likelihood of bacterial and fungal infection growth causing infection in the improperly draining sinuses. Sinusitis mostly leads to viral infections, classically colds and could additionally arise as a result of blocked nasal passages due to nasal allergy or other problems. Sinusitis is of duo forms namely acute (abrupt) and chronic (long-standing). One might be having chronic sinusitis in case: One has experienced over 3 sinus infections during a year’s time which required antibiotics usage for clearing it or One has experienced sinus infection for orver eight weeks which failed in clearing up despite antibiotics usage. Sinus surgery is ideal for individuals having chronic sinusitis. In majority of the cases, sinusitis treatment with antibiotics  [...]

5 Prudent Ways Of Empowering Your Patient Status
January 4, 2010 – 10:07 pm | No Comment
5 Prudent Ways Of Empowering Your Patient Status
Patient empowerment is all about being actively involved in one’s health care, going beyond the basic essentials. One’s deeds need not be exceptional as time and again it is about paying heed to the finer nuances, minute details which are the deciding and differing factors between undergoing an ideal or a terrible health care experience. Here’s how all of us could garner immense benefits and empower our patient status by implementing these tips into our daily existence. 1. Double or Triple Verification while Opinion Seeking It is always a sensible practise to seek a medical opinion for the second or even third time. The additional endeavour and advice seeking would undeniably further edify and hence empower the person concerned. 2. Raise a Bushel of Queries With nothing like a dim query, one must ensure that all our queries are resolved. This could be done by carefully jotting down our doubts on paper as often the doctor profession is mostly short of time, hence it is up to  [...]

DHEA – The Much Controversial, Multi-Use Hormone
September 9, 2009 – 5:10 am | No Comment
DHEA is the innately manufactured hormone in the human body. It is synthetically manufactured in the laboratory employing chemicals derived from wild yam and soy. Nevertheless, our bodies are incapable of producing DHEA from these compounds, hence by merely consuming wild yam and soy would not help in any way to raise DHEA levels. One must be vigilant as to not getting hoodwinked by wild yam and soy products that have labels stating ‘innate or natural DHEA’. DHEA is a parent hormone manufactured by the adrenal glands close to the kidneys and liver area, also produced by the testes in men. It undergoes transformation within the body to the hormone androstenedione which finally morphs into the main masculine and female hormones. Its levels diminish with ageing and in those with particular medical conditions such as depression. DHEA has been known to dawdle or undo the aging process, employed for weight reduction, enhancing cognitive skills in elderly individuals and slowing the  [...]