What are the Main Causes of Food Poisoning?

July 28th, 2014

Most of the micro organisms in this world are not harmful. This is something that most people have a very difficult time understanding.

Given below is a list of micro organisms that we should keep away from:

Salmonella: This type of micro organism is very common in food, water and excrement. There are about one thousand five hundred types of salmonella which are known to man. It leads to diseases such as typhoid and gastroenteritis.

What are the SuperBugs: Necrotizing Fasciitis and MRSA?

July 26th, 2014

The term superbugs originates from a growing trend in medicine of strains of bacteria that are resistant to antibiotic drugs. The cause of this alarming occurrence is thought to originate from an overabundance and overuse of antibiotics in medicine.

Evolutions works by survival of the fittest, whereby those with the genes that will allow them to survive in the conditions in which they live will invariably survive whilst the rest die out. Overexpose to antibiotics puts evolutionary stress on the bacteria, causing only those with the antibacterial trait to survive while the rest either mutate or perish, thus rendering antibiotics less effective or altogether void in treating bacterial infections.

Is Fibromyalgia Incurable?

July 24th, 2014

Fibromyalgia is a serious disease that affects the musculoskeletal system of your body. It often is the result of prolonged muscle spasms, which then ends up with many other symptoms such as depression, headaches, brain fog, insomnia, irritable bowel syndrome and many others. Due to the fact that there are so many symptoms involved, fibromyalgia is difficult to diagnose.

Medical professionals will tell you that fibromyalgia is incurable, as they can only treat the symptoms and not the disease itself. However, there have been many individuals who have healed themselves, and were able to find freedom from all their symptoms. How can this be possible?

What are Some of the Most Common Infectious Diseases?

July 22nd, 2014

In today’s world we are constantly faced with information about infectious diseases, infection control and disease prevention. We are all aware of the methods that we should apply to prevent the spread of infectious disease, such as washing of hands with antibacterial soap, using hand sanitizer, disinfectant spray and wipes as well as mouth covers.

We are all aware of how to prevent infectious diseases, but we may not all be aware of what it is that we are avoiding. Let’s look at the four of the most common infectious diseases in North America.

What are the 15 Signs and Symptoms Of Diabetes – Type 1, Type 2 and Gestational Diabetes?

July 20th, 2014

- Type 1 diabetes is brought about when our pancreas is no longer functioning properly to produce the hormone-insulin which regulates the glucose concentration in our blood by breaking this glucose so that our cells are able to absorb for energy production.

Type 1 Diabetes is the most common type of childhood diabetes, which is seen in about 90 percent of the children under 16. Diabetes of this nature is an autoimmune system disorder.

- Type 2 diabetes develops when the pancreas can still make some insulin, but not enough(which is known as insulin deficiency), or when the insulin that is produced does not work properly (which is known as insulin resistance ).

What are the Different Types Of Dementia?

July 18th, 2014

Dementia is a medical condition which originates in the brain. It has many different impacts depending on the type of dementia and the person involved. We will discuss some of the causes, symptoms and treatments available for this significant global problem.

Dementia has many symptoms which can impact a loss of memory, deterioration in critical thinking, language skills, judgment and overall behavior.

In many cases, this problem is degenerative and the symptoms cannot be reversed. The changes are permanent and tend to get worse over time.

What are the Complications and Types of Emergencies that Cancer Can Cause?

July 16th, 2014

Cancer is a chronic disease, but acute emergency complications (e.g. spinal cord compression, superior vena cava syndrome, malignant effusions) or generalized systemic effects (e.g. hypercalcemia, opportunistic infections, disseminated intravascular coagulation, hyperuricemia) may occur as a consequence of local invasion of the cancer.

Essentials of Diagnosis

* Complication of metastatic solid tumor lymphoma or multiple myeloma.

* Back pain is most common presenting symptom.

* Prompt diagnosis is essential because once a severe neurologic deficit develops, it is generally irreversible.

* Emergent treatment may prevent or potentially reverse paresis and urinary and bowel incontinence.

What are the 5 Major Causes of Disease?

July 14th, 2014

Why do some people never get sick and others always seem to have come down with something? The answer is really more complicated than you may think.

There are five major causes as to why a disease or dysfunction occurs in the body. Some get more attention than others, but each is of great importance.

Traumas

Accidents and injuries occur all the time. The human body has very specific phases of repair. Some of the repair processes can take a year or more to complete, if the injury is severe.

Did You Know that Your Fireplace or Wood Burning Stove may be Harming Your Health in an Unexpected Way?

July 12th, 2014

As winter approaches the air becomes more frigid, families gather around fireplaces and wood-burning stoves seeking warm comfort. Unfortunately for many, especially those who suffer from asthma and allergies, the use of such heating devices can trigger health-related disasters in unexpected ways.

Emergency room visits from asthma attacks quadruple following the fall’s first frost. “There are particles and toxic agents emitted by burning wood that, when inhaled, may cause shortness of breath or wheezing and possibly a life-threatening asthma attack that may require emergency health care.”

Wood Smoke Break Down

What Type of Arthritis Do You Have?

July 10th, 2014

Arthritis dates back to prehistoric times and is seen all through the ages in the joints of the skeleton remains.

Most of you will have problems with your joints and it may be arthritis. Arthritis is associated with aging but it is not caused because you are aging. Arthritis is caused by the body not been fed the proper nutrients that keep your joints health and free of wear and tear.

There are plenty of joints in your body and typically there are only specific joints that have arthritic pain. Those are the ones that you use frequently. For men it is knees, spine, and feet. For women it is fingers, hands, knees, and spine.

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