Michal Vilímovský (EN)

I am a medical student at the Third Medical College of the Charles Univeristy in Prague, Czech Republic. I like writing articles about anything related to medicine. Connect with me on Twitter, Facebook or Google+.

  • March 1, 2014 11:46 PM

    Weight loss pills: Do they really work?

    In this article we shall have a look at some most popular weight loss pills. You will learn how these pills actually act and find out whether they really work or not.

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  • February 28, 2014 11:38 PM

    Overview of natural treatment options for colic in babies

    Is your crying child giving you sleepless nights? Or are you worried that your child is suffering from a serious illness? But if your baby cries for no reason and he looks healthy otherwise, then there is nothing to worry about. Your baby may be showing the irritable and fussy mood due to colicky pain.

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  • February 28, 2014 7:07 PM

    How doctors diagnose a heart attack?

    Heart attack is the most prevalent of all disease. The morbidity and mortality rate due to heart attack is getting high day by day. Those ages have past now when heart attack was just the disease of old aged people. Now even the middle aged people are at a very high risk of heart diseases. Our lifestyle changes, lack of healthy physical activities and eating habits are the real culprits behind the high incidence of heart attack.

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  • February 28, 2014 8:48 AM

    Different Ways To Measure Body Fat

    Are you concerned about your body weight but not sure how to measure your body fat? Don’t worry. Just read this article as it will inform you about some ways to measure body fat.

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  • February 26, 2014 9:05 AM

    10 natural pain killers

    Many pain killers are available in the market some of which are more effective as compared to the others. But after reading this article you would be saying “Who needs a pain killer, when you can make the pain go away naturally”. This article will inform you about natural pain killers for relieving pain.

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  • February 23, 2014 11:28 PM

    How doctors diagnose multiple sclerosis

    Multiple sclerosis is a disease of brain characterized by the formation of multiple plaques or lesions. In this disease there is loss of the myelin sheath surrounding the neurons as the result of which the conduction between different parts of the brain gets impaired. If you experience any symptoms that match multiple sclerosis like muscle spasms, altered sensations, poor vision, decreased learning and concentration then you should consult your general practitioner (GP). Your GP is going to start with taking history and general physical examination afterwards. If he thinks that you’re signs and symptoms are positive for MS, he’ll refer you to a neurologist for further investigations.

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  • February 23, 2014 7:43 AM

    Multiple sclerosis: causes, symptoms, treatment and complications

    Multiple sclerosis (MS) is also known as encephalomyelitis or disseminated sclerosis. This disease affects 350, 000 people in the US and 2.5 million people worldwide. There is an insulating coat (myelin) meant to cover the nerve cells present in brain and spinal cord. It helps in the propagation of nerve impulses. Multiple sclerosis is actually an inflammatory disease in which myelin is damaged. Damage to myelin manifests itself in the form of variety of signs and symptoms that occur due to inability of parts of nervous system to communicate properly.

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  • February 21, 2014 11:45 PM

    Side effects and interactions of borage seed oil

    Borage seed oil is plant oil derived from the seeds of the Borango officinalis. It has got a number of medicinal uses including the cure of eczema, respiratory tract infections, arthritis and inflammatory disorders. Herbs are natural substances that are generally very safe to use. But yes, side effects do appear when these herbs are used in an inappropriate dosage or without the recommendation of an expert. Same is true for borage seed oil.

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  • February 20, 2014 8:55 AM

    Overview of Boswellia extract side effects and interactions

    Boswellia serrata is the botanical name for boswellia. It is also known as Indian frankincense. It is a plant endogenous to India. The extracts of boswellia are known because of their medicinal uses. It is believed that these extracts can cure a number of inflammatory diseases including asthma, arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis and cerebral edema.

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  • February 17, 2014 11:00 PM

    Health Benefits of Devil’s Claw

    Herbs are natural, safe and efficacious way to control medical conditions. Herbs were thought just be a constituent of folk medicines. But modern researches have shown that these herbs do help in curing a number of health conditions.

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  • February 17, 2014 9:47 AM

    Health benefits of Boswellia

    Herbs have been used traditionally in ayurvedic remedies due to their medicinal importance. Herbs are a purely natural treatment for various medical diseases and conditions. Nature has bestowed the herbs with amazing healing properties. Herbs were the only cure for many ailments when there was no concept of drugs and pharmacological medicines. Hence, these evergreen herbs hold their medicinal significance from the ancient times.

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  • February 13, 2014 11:05 PM

    Benefits and medical uses of borage oil

    Have you ever wished that with all these diseases and health problems there should have been a wonder drug. Well guess what, there is and its name is “Borage Oil”. This article will provide you brief information about what borage oil is and its health benefits and medical uses.

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