Patient Advocacy

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Every healthcare provider, from the blue color worker whose primary responsibility is the maintenance of operating room suite furnishings, to the cardiac surgeon performing high risk, complicated and life saving surgery, should be a patient advocate. What exactly is patient advocacy? The moment a patient makes a decision to trust their life, health and wellbeing […]


Side Effects Of Some Drugs That Are Lowering Blood Pressure Part One

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Lowering blood pressure is a condition that is below the normal expected for an individual in a given environment. Blood pressure differs deeply with activity, age, medications, and underlying medical conditions Some of the Drugs have some side effects that can cause lower blood pressure include blood pressure drugs, diuretics (water pills), heart medications (especially […]


Ayurveda Alternative Medicine From India

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For the past few decades, the field of medicine has been largely influenced by the medical philosophy of the Western world. The emphasis of Western medicine has been predominately curative, relying on chemical preparations and invasive surgery as means of treatment. In contrast, Eastern medical and therapeutic philosophy focuses on the more metaphysical side of […]


Medical Malpractice

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Many people may not realize that medical malpractice is a real and ever growing problem. People die everyday from wrong diagnoses and incorrect treatments. The problem is that most of these cases are private and many are never reported. A lot of the population does not know enough about medical practices to know when they […]


Arteriosclerosis

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Arteriosclerosis is one of the most common diseases of the blood vessels. It refers to a thickening of the walls of the arteries due to the presence of calcium or lime. It has become a common ailment in modern times, accounting for much of the disability and high death rate among older people. Arteriosclerosis is […]


Surgery As Treatment Option For Obesity

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There has been an overall increase in the number of people who have been diagnosed with being overweight and obese. These two weight problems are generally the result of a person’s inability to use or expend energy that is gained through food consumption. Specifically, the number of calories consumed by a person is not used […]


Seven Sloppy Uses Of Medical Tests

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Even excellent tools can be mis-used. Here are seven “sins” of medical testing: 1. Ordering the wrong test for the right condition. If I had a nickel for every time a doctor ordered a carotid artery test in a patient with a fainting spell, I could fund my retirement several times over. And this is […]


Lose Up To Seventy Five To Eighty Percent Of Their Body Weight With Obesity Surgery

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As a result of Gastric Bypass Surgery the average patient can expect to lose up to seventy five to eighty percent of their body weight. This weight loss is very rapid in the first year which usually results in the seventy five percent weight loss initally. If a patient experiences no health complications and continues […]


Scouting For Cheap Medicines

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Spending for prescription drugs just seem to keep on getting higher every time you go to a pharmacy. Making some changes in your lifestyle might help reduce your need for medicines. Chronic illnesses like high blood pressure, diabetes, and low back pain can be managed better if a patient engages in regular exercise, loses excess […]


General Information On Separation Anxiety

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It is natural for human beings to dislike the notion of being separated from someone they care about, or feel connected to in some way. The idea of no longer having significant contact, particularly physical contact, with someone that has become a “part of our life,” as some might say, often results in some unpleasant […]


What Is Keratoconus

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Keratoconus is a degenerative non-inflammatory disorder of the eye in which structural changes within the cornea cause it to thin and change to a more conical shape than its normal, even curve. Keratoconus can cause substantial distortion of the vision, with multiple images, streaking and sensitivity to light all often reported by the patient. Though […]


Truth About Drugs Without Prescription

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Online internet pharmacies are fast gaining popularity. It is just one among the millions of virtual shops that one can find over the Internet. A CNN news article says that there are now about 100 million websites in the internet with around 48 million of those sites considered as active or updated on a regular […]


Hypnotherapy

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Hypnotherapy is the use of hypnosis to treat patients who are in pain or who are having problems within their minds. Those who use hypnotherapy believe that patients who enter a trance are much more likely to listen to suggestions which are given to them. Some conditions which are treated by hypnotherapy are pain, stress,obesity, […]


Better Chances For Recovery

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Doctors, during their years of studying and practice, are taught almost everything they need to know about their field. However, no matter how expert medical practitioners may be, they still cannot make certain the future outcomes of their treatments. The highest that they can do is make predictions of the possible developments of their patients’ […]


Using Hypnosis To Stop Smoking

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Hypnosis quit smoking methods maintain caused quite a stir in the medical world over the last two decades. There is a lot of argument pertaining to whether or not hypnosis quit smoking treatments are actually useful in the long-term. Nonetheless, there has been much research conducted concerning the treatments, and the agreement is that hypnosis […]


Add Alternative Treatments

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In this article we’re going to discuss some alternative treatments for someone suffering from ADD. Unfortunately some people suffering from ADD cannot handle taking medication, either for psychological or physical reasons. For these people their only recourse is taking an alternative path. There are many alternative treatments for ADD. We’ll be going over the most […]


The Many Faces Of Anxiety

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The condition known as anxiety can illicit a number of reactions from people. Many view it as a sign of weakness, treating the person experiencing it as a fear-controlled weakling, incapable of properly dealing with the world around him. Others view it as a character flaw that can be overcome, usually by having them continually […]


Medical Malpractice Defined

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A patient comes to a medical professional to heal or treat an ailment. When the opposite happens, that the patient is injured or the situation worsens because of a mistake on the part of the health care provider, this is called medical malpractice. Malpractice occurs when a doctor or a health care professional deviates from […]


New Approaches To Pain Relief

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Modern medicines that provide pain relief are considered to be wonderful little things, often providing a much needed respite from pain. However, it is a known fact that the more pain you feel, the more pain relief medications you’re going to need. Certainly, you do have the option of using more potent medication, such as […]