November 27th, 2015
Almost any type of the addiction can ruin your life. You are not aware of it, unless you know the warning signs of substance abuse addiction.
It starts out slowly and worsens over time. The person who is suffering from addiction can experience different symptoms while people around him can observe different warning signs of the substance abuse addiction.
If you are concerned that someone in your family or your friends may have an addiction, you better watch out for the symptoms and warning signs of substance abuse addiction.
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What are the Real Warning Signs of Substance Abuse Addiction?
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November 25th, 2015
Dementia is a fear that many senior citizens rightfully live with every day.
The media doesn’t help much, because they constantly show us heart-wrenching scenarios of families torn apart by dementia.
How do you know if what you’re experiencing is just’ everyday aging, or is a sign of something much worse?
Is it something that may require some specialized senior care?
The basic signs of dementia:
– Memory loss
– Impaired judgment
– Difficulty communicating
– Trouble performing more complex tasks
– Difficulty with abstract thinking, planning and organizing
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What are the Beginning Symptoms or Signs of Dementia?
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November 23rd, 2015
One of the most common reasons why people are prevented from doing their tasks efficiently is because they experience back pain.
Back pain can interfere with your daily life and how you function.
The earlier you identify the proper management techniques, the greater chance for recovery to occur and for you to step into an active life once again.
Physical therapists and/or chiropractors can often help relieve back pain.
Sometimes in just a short span of time, the most common causes can be dealt with effectively.
Some of the most common causes of back pain are as follows:
November 20th, 2015
Aspirin has been used to reduce pain and fevers for more than 100 years.
According to a study, people who took anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin may reduce your risk of having a heart attack or stroke.
Aspirin prevents platelets in the blood from clumping together and forming clots.
Blood clots can reduce or completely cut off blood flow to vital organs, including the heart and the brain.
When the blood flow to your heart or brain is interfered with, you are at risk for a heart attack or a stroke.
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Can Aspirin Help Reduce Heart Attacks and/or Strokes?
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November 18th, 2015
Fibromyalgia myths exist and are everywhere.
There are so many unknowns in fibromyalgia, how can one tell fibromyalgia facts from fiction?
Right now In America there are more than 6 million people of all ages suffering from fibromyalgia.
In essence, two out of every 100 Americans you meet has it. 80% to 90% of them are women, which is why some call this a “women’s disease”.
Research also shows that when diagnosed with this disease, there is a strong likelihood that the person has a family member that has also been diagnosed with it.
November 16th, 2015
In today’s society, we see more and more people concerned and worried about their weight and physical
For some individuals, this type of worry tends to get out of hand and can develop into obsessions, in a way coping with the other problems of life.
Eating disorders have proven to be very serious and in some cases have even become life threatening.
Anorexia is said to be present in a person when that particular person has lost at least 15% of their indicated body weight.
November 13th, 2015
Food borne diseases or also known as food poisoning.
They can be caused by a variety of microbes such as bacteria, fungi, viruses and parasites.
Harmful toxins or chemicals that are present in food also may cause food borne disease.
Bacteria need 6 conditions to be able to survive and proliferate.
The needed conditions are: source of food, level of acidity, temperature, time, oxygen and moisture.
Bacteria need food to grow. Like the other life organisms they need food to support their growing. High protein
or carbohydrate contents are contained in meat, fish and seafood products.
November 11th, 2015
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a chronic condition comprising a range of psychological and physiological symptoms that can affect people of any age.
The pathologic development of PTSD only occurs if the response leading to resolution of the trauma is disrupted in some way.
The main conclusion of biologic research is that exposure to one or more traumatic events in earlier life triggers a chain of mental and biologic events which ultimately lead to prolonged PTSD.
The treatment protocols include both psychotherapeutic approaches such as cognitive behavioral and exposure therapy. Combinations of pharmacotherapy and relaxation techniques have all been found to be beneficial in the recovery of the person who suffer from PTSD.
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What is the Physiology of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?
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November 9th, 2015
Osteoporosis is a critical bone illness that has already impacted more than 10 million Americans and possibly 34 million more in the near future.
Bisphosphonates are a class of drugs that prevent the loss of bone mass and are used to treat osteoporosis and similar diseases.
BIsphosphonates have been critically acclaimed for their effect on the disease and now, studies show that
bisphosphonates may reduce the development of bone metastases.
In spite of having a remedy available, avoidance will always be better than cure and knowing your own risks is
essential in making your own means to fight osteoporosis.
November 6th, 2015
Multiple sclerosis is a disease of the central nervous system. It affects close to 400,000 people in the US.
The disease is more common in men than in women. The incidence rate is 50% higher in men.
The disease is not fatal but it has been observed that the life expectancy of a MS patient is 5-10 years less than the average population.
How Does Multiple Sclerosis Work?
The name multiple sclerosis actually refers to multiple scars (sclerosis) that are developed inside the brain. These scars are spread wide apart from each other and the exact cause is unknown.