The Skeletal System: Physiology

November 4, 2016

The Skeletal System: Anatomy   Support and Protection The skeletal system’s main function is to form a stable structure that maintains and guards the body’s organs and support the skeletal muscles. The bones of the axial skeleton serve as a hard case to preserve the internal organs—such as the heart and the brain—from injury caused by external forces. The bones of the appendicular skeleton produce relief and versatility at the…


Understanding Antidepressants

October 10, 2016

There are numerous antidepressants; It may be challenging to know which one, you and your doctor may need to find what works for you so that you can enjoy your life again. Antidepressants are a conventional treatment option for those with depression. Although antidepressants may not cure depression may not cure depression they decrease your symptoms. The first antidepressant you try may work fine. But if it doesn’t reduce your…


What are Hemorrhoids: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

July 19, 2016

Hemorrhoids also referred to as piles. Hemorrhoids is a condition that causes the inflamed and swollen veins in the anus and lower rectum. Hemorrhoids can have several causes. A common cause is from straining during bowel movement or from increase pressure on the veins during pregnancy. You have internal hemorrhoids, which is inside the rectum and external hemorrhoids, which develop under the skin around the anus. Hemorrhoids are a common…


What Are Kidney Stones (renal lithiasis nephrolithiasis)

July 13, 2016

Kidney stones are small hard mineral deposits that form inside the kidneys also called (renal lithiasis nephrolithiasis) The stones are mad of mineral and acid salts. Kidney stones may cause and can affect any part of your urinary tract- from your kidneys to your bladder. Often, stones from when the urine become concentrated allowing minerals to crystallize and stick together. Passing kidney stones can be very painful, but the stones…


What is Sjogren’s Syndrome? Dry Eyes

July 9, 2016

Sjogren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disease that affects the glands which are responsible for keeping the eyes, mouth and other parts of the body and parts of the body that are moist and lubricated This why dry eyes are common in Sjogren’s syndrome. Men and women at any age or race can develop Sjogren’s syndrome. However, it is prevalent among Caucasian women, typically beginning between the ages of 40 and…


COPD Treatment: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disesase

June 10, 2016

There is no cure for COPD. However, developing lifestyle changes and treatments can help you feel better and stay active, and slow the progressive of the disease. The primary goals of COPD treatment include: Relive your symptoms Slow the progress of the disease Improve your ability to stay active and exercise Preventing and treatment of potential complications Improve you overall health It may be recommended that you see a pulmonologist,…


What is Graves Diseases?

June 7, 2016

Graves diseases were first discovered in the early 19th century. Graves disease is one of the most prevalent of all thyroid problems. Graves disease is the leading cause of hyperthyroidism, a condition in which the thyroid gland creates excessive hormones. After Graves disease has been diagnosed, it can be simple to treat. In some occasions, Grave’s disease will go into remission or leave completely after several months or years. If…


What is Hypothyroidism ( Under-active Thyroid)?

June 3, 2016

Hypothyroidism also referred to as thyroid disease is a common disorder. With hypothyroidism, you thyroid gland does not make enough thyroid hormone. The thyroid gland is found in the front lower part of your neck. Hormones released by the gland travel into your bloodstream and affect nearly every, path of your body, from your heart and brain, yo your muscles and skin. The thyroid controls how your body’s cells use…


Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

May 15, 2016

If you’re working on the computer and trying to ignore numbness or tingling your experience for months, there may be something wrong. You may start to feel a sharp piercing pain, which shoots through the wrist, and up the arm. This may be a sign of carpal tunnel syndrome, which is a painful and progressive condition that is called by compression of a key nerve in the wrist. Carpal Tunnel…


Hand Injuries: Wrist fracture

May 12, 2016

A wrist fracture happens when-when you break your risk. Your risk consists of eight small bone, which connects with the two long forearm bones that are referred to as the radius and ulna. A Broken wrist can occur in any of the ten bones, the most of the common bone is to break is the radius. This is considered a distal radius fracture by hand surgeons. Some wrist fractures are…