Monthly Archives: January 2015

How to treat a broken toe

There are several bones that are found in the toes that can be broken by hitting it against something, kicking a hard object, falling, dropping something heavy on the toe, or doing some repetitive motions in a sport. An affected person experiences swelling, pain, bruising, and other signs of a fracture. A broken toe heals in about four to six ... Read More »

Treating febrile seizure

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A febrile seizure is a convulsion in a child that is caused by a spike in the body temperature such as during an infection. A child with febrile seizure can be alarming, and the few minutes it lasts can be an eternity. Febrile seizure is a distinctive response of the brain of the child to fever during the first day ... Read More »

How to treat chronic sinusitis

Chronic sinusitis is a condition in which the cavities found around the nasal passages or also known as sinuses becomes inflamed and swelling for about eight weeks despite treatment. Chronic sinusitis is also known as rhinosinusitis which is a condition that interferes with drainage and causes the building up of mucus. A person suffering from chronic sinusitis experiences difficulty breathing ... Read More »

How to treat bee stings

Bees are flying insects that are related to wasps and ants and are known for their pollination and for producing honey and beeswax. Stings of bees are common outdoor pest and their stings are irritating and home remedies can be carried out to ease the pain of the bee stings. If you will register for first aid training today, you ... Read More »

How to manage sick sinus syndrome

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Sick sinus syndrome is also known as sinus node disease or sinus node dysfunction which is a group of heart rhythm problems also known as arrhythmias where the sinus node which is the pacemaker of the heart does not function properly. The sinus node is an area of specialized cells that are found in the upper right chamber of the ... Read More »

Medical Reasons For Weight Gain

Overview Of Weight Most individuals gain weight because they consume and drink more calories than they their body burns through normal activities. But in some instances, your weight gain might be due to a primary health disorder.¬†Here are some medical causes that can cause people to gain weight: Underactive Thyroid A¬†thyroid which is underactive signifies that your thyroid gland is ... Read More »

How to treat encopresis in children

Encopresis is also known as stool holding or soiling and happens when the child holds back his/her bowel movements and will cause impacted stools to gather in the colon as well as the rectum. Once the colon is filled with hardened stool, some of the liquid stool may escape around the hardened stool out of the anus, thus staining the ... Read More »

How to treat essential thrombocythemia

Essential thrombocythemia is a disorder where the body produces plenty of blood platelets or thrombocytes and it is also known as primary thrombocythemia. The common symptom is headache. Women over age 50 are more susceptible to this condition. Symptoms of thrombocythemia The first indication of this condition is the development of a blood clot or thrombus, but it can happen ... Read More »

Causes and treatment of lymphedema


Lymphedema is the swelling that happens in the arms or legs, but sometimes both the arms and legs tend to swell. Lymphedema is caused by the removal of or damage to the lymph nodes during the treatment of cancer and resulting in the blockage of the lymphatic system which is a part of the immune system. The blockage stops the ... Read More »