Health

Signs And Symptoms Of Nervous Breakdown

In this fast paced world, nervous breakdown is a very common problem faced by people all over the globe. Mental breakdown is a non medical term that is used by common people. It signifies acute attack of mental illness characterized by depression or anxiety. Nervous Breakdown is also termed as mental breakdown. There are many causes which contribute to the …

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Do You Suffer from a Rumbling Stomach After Eating?

Do you experience the sensation of your stomach rumbling after eating a meal? This common problem can be frustrating for the thousands of people who suffer with it every day. The scientific name for this condition is borborygmus which is a word used to describe the sound made by gas and air moving through the intestinal tract. Some people who …

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Is an Insulin Pump Right for You?

Are you interested in achieving the tightest possible control over your blood glucose? Are you tired of multiple daily injections and of the inexplicable highs and lows that are an inevitable result of the diabetic lifestyle? Most importantly, are you willing to put in the time and effort necessary to taking your blood glucose control to the next level? If …

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10 Reasons to Get Vaccinated

From Los Angeles to New York, measles is making the rounds in the United States. From a public health perspective, 2014 has been an unusual year with more outbreaks of measles in the first few months of the year than is normal. What makes this so remarkable is the fact that there is an effective vaccine for preventing measles. Unfortunately, …

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The Facts of Diabetes

What is Diabetes? Its official name is Diabetes Mellitus (DM), but most people just call it Diabetes. It’s actually a collection of metabolic disorders known by the following names: Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes Gestational Diabetes Regardless of the type, the condition is characterized by high levels of glucose (blood sugar) that occur as a result of defects in …

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How To Stop Smoking 8 Reasons

If you are caught in the vicious cycle of smoking, you know how difficult it is to quit. Nicotine is highly addictive and will keep you coming back for more, no matter how toxic it is. The smoke will affect your lungs, affect your heart, and could lead to cancer of the mouth, throat, and lungs. You will age before …

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The Top Ten Warning Signs of Mesothelioma

A thin membrane lines and prospects several of your main body cavities, and this membrane is called the mesothelium. Unfortunately, cancer can develop in the membranes that line the lungs, chest wall and abdomen. When it does, this disease is called mesothelioma. In most cases, this disease results from asbestos exposure, and so mesothelioma is mainly seen in construction workers, …

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Causes and Symptoms of Lung Cancer

Each year in the United States alone, about 170,000 people die of lung cancer. Cigarette smoke is considered the biggest culprit as the main cause of lung cancer for both smokers and non smokers alike. For the most part, lung cancer can be prevented, due to the fact it may take years for the cancer to develop. Besides tobacco as …

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Health Issues Associated With Alcohol

There is a wide spectrum of health issues associated with alcohol dependence and abuse. Binge drinking and addiction can lead to these disorders, ranging from the somewhat mild blackouts to the severe and potentially fatal chronic diseases associated with alcoholism. There are, in some cases, health benefits that come with drinking moderate amounts of alcohol. However, if people are prone …

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What Causes Fibromyalgia?

By Deanna Couras Goodson Fibromyalgia Syndrome is generally an elusive disease. I know from personal experience that not many people seem to understand much about it. I include many medical professionals in that group. There are several theories on that. First, there seems to be a prevailing belief that a trauma such as a car accident triggers the disease. Other …

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