Tag: North America

Painkiller Addiction Growing

Painkiller Addiction Growing

The Report A recent report has been completed by researchers from the University of Toronto and published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ). Although research was carried out in North America it is said to have a limited bearing on the UK. The reason for only a minimal effect is the dissimilar regulations and ways [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Evening Primrose – The Best Hair Loss Solution to Date

Evening Primrose – The Best Hair Loss Solution to Date

Find out how you can prevent hair loss by using evening primrose as your ultimate hair loss solution from now on by reading this article. The 411 on Hair Loss Excessive hair loss happens to be a very common problem in both men and women of different ages. However, while men tend to experience hair [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Spasmodic Dysphonia: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Spasmodic Dysphonia: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Spasmodic dysphonia can greatly impair someone’s ability to talk. There are three types, but they all greatly impair speech. Muscles in the voice box (larynx) go into unpredictable spasms (dystonia.) Since it is caused by a malfunction of the nerves, patients need a neurologist or an ear, eye and throat specialist rather than relying on [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Why You Should Consider Organ Donation

Why You Should Consider Organ Donation

Did you know that after you die, your organs can save as many as eight people? You can also donate your entire body to medical science to help future doctors save lives and reduce suffering. Organ donation and body donation is not the grisly business that the popular media often make it out to be. [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Remedies to treat a sore throat

Remedies to treat a sore throat

Sore throats may be common but they can also be painful and irritating. Most if the time they will clear up of their own accord in a few days but before it does you may need some kind of relief to ease the symptoms. Herbal and natural remedies such as teas, mouth washes and lozenges [...]

November 12, 2012 More
What you Need to Know about Chia Seeds Side Effects

What you Need to Know about Chia Seeds Side Effects

If you not familiar with Chia seeds, you might consider adding them to your diet but be aware there are some Chia seeds side effects for some people. Chia seeds are another example of a superfood not unlike single celled algae and kelp. All are high in fiber, vitamins, minerals, lipids and amino acids. Let’s [...]

November 12, 2012 More
What you Need to Know about Chia Seeds Side Effects

What you Need to Know about Chia Seeds Side Effects

If you not familiar with chia seeds, you might consider adding them to your diet but be aware there are some chia seeds side effects for some people. Chia seeds are another example of a superfood not unlike single celled algae and kelp. All are high in fiber, vitamins, minerals, lipids and amino acids. Let’s [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Evening Primrose Oil and Its Benefits During Pregnancy

Evening Primrose Oil and Its Benefits During Pregnancy

Evening primrose oil was popular in North America, where the wild flower is commonly found, with the original Native Americans long before it was recognised by anyone else. They used it extensively within their tribal medicines, recognising the many benefits it gave women during pregnancy and in treating feminine medical conditions. It was in Europe, [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Whooping Cough: Symptoms, Complications, Treatment and Prevention

Whooping Cough: Symptoms, Complications, Treatment and Prevention

Whooping cough or pertussis is of the most contagious diseases known in North America. Although people of any age can catch it, it is most commonly found in small children and babies. This can quickly kill a small child so it is vital that they get regular vaccinations against pertussis. It does not 100% guarantee [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Alzheimer’s Disease may be Thwarted by Eating Lots of Fish

Alzheimer’s Disease may be Thwarted by Eating Lots of Fish

When you were young were you ever told to eat fish it helps your brain? Fish has always been known as ‘brain food’ but now a recent study may have shown proof that this really is the case. The study was carried out by Cyrus Raji, MD, PhD, of the University of Pittsburgh School of [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Multiple uterine fibroids removed from a 27 year old woman.

Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are the most common of the noncancerous (benign) tumors of the uterus. The medical term that is synonymous with uterine fibroids is leiomyoma. The cause of fibroids is unknown. However, the hormone estrogen plays a dominant role, since fibroids and associated symptoms are prevalent during the reproductive years and decline during menopause. Fibroid-related [...]

September 29, 2011 More
Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is the most common inflammatory disease of the central nervous system. The cause stems from faulty regulation of the immune system. Myelin, the insulator of nerves, is attacked by the immune system because of improper recognition. Inflammation surrounding the nerves strips the myelin from the nerve fibers and damages some of the fibers [...]

September 17, 2011 More
Keloids

Keloids

Keloids are a benign skin tumor characterized by excessive proliferation of scar tissue. They usually arise at sites of trauma or prior surgery, but occasionally arise spontaneously in areas prone to high skin tension. They develop as a result of increased activity of fibroblasts, the cell type responsible for the production of scar tissue collagen [...]

September 15, 2011 More