Health A-Z

  • January 8, 2014 10:22 AM

    Ulcerative colitis: causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

    Ulcerative colitis, in simple words, is an inflammation of colon. The incidences of this disease range between 1 to 20 cases per 100,000 individuals per year. The prevalence rate of this disease is 8 to 246 cases per 100,000 individuals per year. The incidences of this disease are higher in the northern countries of the world.

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  • January 6, 2014 5:52 AM

    Von Gierke's Disease: causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

    Von Gierke's Disease is also medically known as Type 1 Glycogen Storage Disease. It is a disease that impairs the body from properly breaking down glycogen to glucose for energy. The disease will cause the body to accumulate abnormal levels of glycogen within certain tissues.

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  • January 3, 2014 11:37 PM

    A Comprehensive Guide To Blisters: Symptoms, Treatment And Prevention

    Blisters are small fluid filled bumps that form in the upper layers of the skin. They are usually the result of friction, pressure or irritation of some kind to your skin. Blisters can form anywhere in the body, but they most commonly occur on the hands and feet. Depending on what the cause is, a blister can appear alone or in clusters. The cause and location also determines the size of a blister, which can range from a pinprick to one or more inches in diameter.

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  • December 8, 2013 2:22 AM

    The ultimate guide to risks associated with DIY teeth whitening

    Everybody dreams of having white and flawless teeth, but we all known that teeth whitening treatments and similar dental cosmetic procedures can turn out to be very pricey, and not all of us may afford these treatments. This is why millions of people worldwide rely on DIY teeth whitening procedures, unaware of all the risks and dangers they expose themselves at whenever they whiten their teeth at home with certain products.

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  • December 7, 2013 2:15 AM

    What Are The Best Medications And Home Remedies For Curing Your Earache?

    Earaches are probably some of the most painful types of suffering you can experience and in some cases they are so bad, that you cannot even speak. If you are currently having a bad earache and you have no idea what you can do to feel better, don't worry about it. Below we're going to take a closer look at how to ease an earache and alleviate that unbearable pain as soon as possible.

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  • December 6, 2013 12:27 PM

    What can you do to speed up recovery after undergoing abdominal surgery?

    Every patient who undergoes abdominal surgery often has many concerns and questions about what to expect post-operation. If you’ve recently undergone one such procedure and you are confused about what you should, can or avoid doing, then have no worries about it, since in the paragraphs below all of your questions will be answered. By the end of the article, you'll know exactly what to do to speed up your abdominal surgery recovery and feel better in no time.

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  • December 6, 2013 1:28 AM

    The best exercises after appendectomy

    An appendectomy is a surgical procedure that involves removing the appendix and while the surgery is not really complicated, the recovery time may extend over several weeks. The reason you may need to go through this procedure is because you’ve been diagnosed with appendicitis, which is an inflammation of the appendix. Doctors believe that appendicitis begins when the opening from the appendix into the cecum gets blocked, either because of stool that enters the appendix from the cecum or because of a mucus build-up.

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  • November 24, 2013 5:40 AM

    Crohn's disease: symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment

    Crohn's disease affects more than 1 million people in the US and every year thousands of others more are diagnosed with it. The disease was named by Doctor Burrill Crohn who documented and recognized it along with 2 of his colleagues in 1932.

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  • November 23, 2013 3:46 AM

    Kidney Stones: Definition, Treatment and Prevention

    Roughly 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with kidney stones on a yearly basis and even though this number sounds like a lot, if you take a close look at the percentage amount, you'll realize that it's really small. 1.5 million people represent less than 1 percent of the United States total population.

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  • November 21, 2013 5:59 AM

    Overview Of Medicinal Uses Of Garlic

    There are various different medicinal uses of garlic. This article summarizes the main ones. Some which may seem absolutely incredible but also some you might already know about.

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  • November 20, 2013 10:58 AM

    Learning more about ingrown toenail post surgery care

    Compared to the majority of surgeries out there that usually require a very high degree of attentiveness, the ingrown toenail post surgery care instructions are very basic and that is due to the fact that toes can heal really quickly without too much help.

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  • November 20, 2013 1:46 AM

    A Few Ideas For Home Remedies For Teeth Whitening

    Tooth whitening is something that many people are interested in. It’s a procedure that is in high demand especially when you consider the fact that most people find it to be one of the best ways to increase their self-esteem. Having white teeth makes it much easier for one to have a beautiful smile, and knowing this fact is likely to make them more confident of themselves.

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