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Shoulder bursitis

Shoulder bursitis is a painful inflammation in the shoulder joint. Bursitis is the inflammation of the bursae which is a small sac filled with fluids near the joints. They cushion the moving parts of the joint. It also prevents bones, muscles and tendon from rubbing together. When the bursa becomes irritated, it result to inflammation, grows in size and cause ... Read More »

Heat stroke remedies

Heat stroke is form of hyperthermia which is an abnormal rising of the temperature of the body with physical symptoms and changes in the function of the nervous system. A severe hyperthermia has a body temperature of 104 F or 40 C or higher. It is caused by severe heat, high humidity and performing vigorous exercises under the sun and ... Read More »

What is an antral ulcer?

An antral ulcer is an open wound inside the lining of the lower stomach. The mucous membrane of the stomach weakens and becomes thin. The membrane functions in protecting the tissues in the lining of the stomach from harsh digestive juices. The acidity of these juices is at a normal level. If the level increases due to presence of bacteria ... Read More »

Cat scratch disease

Cat scratch disease is caused by the bacteria Bartonella henselae from scratches or bites from cats. Fleas spread these bacteria to cats. They live in the saliva of an infected cat, but do not cause sickness to the cat. Cat scratch disease is characterized by red tender papules or pustules at the area where a cat has scratched, licked and ... Read More »

Treating psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic condition of the skin due to an overactive immune system. It is characterized by inflammation, flaking and development of white, thick, silvery and red patches on the skin. The flakes of skin scales are caused by the fast and excessive production of skin cells. The production of skin cells is caused by the inflammatory chemicals produced ... Read More »

How to treat acute coronary syndrome

Acute coronary syndrome is caused by a wide range of conditions due to sudden and lessened flow of blood to the heart. It is caused by the accumulation of fatty deposits in and on the walls of the coronary arteries. These arteries functions for delivering oxygen and nutrients to the heart. The accumulation of fatty deposits is sudden and it ... Read More »

Dealing with alcohol intoxication

Alcohol intoxication is a dangerous physical condition due to drinking excessive alcohol, also called ethanol poisoning or drunkenness. It is a physiological condition that causes psychological changes in behavior, perception, level of consciousness and responses. Symptoms of alcohol intoxication Flushed skin Euphoria Nausea and vomiting Blacking out or seizures The pupils becomes enlarged Breath that smells of alcohol Slurred or ... Read More »

How to treat salmonella poisoning

Salmonella poisoning happens when eating foods that is contaminated with the feces of humans or animals carrying the bacteria. It causes fever, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. The symptoms usually happen within 2-48 hours and last for 7 days. They usually heal on their own but sometimes it can result to complications. Sources of salmonella poisoning Meat which includes beef and ... Read More »

Remedies for warts on the eyelid

Warts on the eyelid are caused by the human papilloma virus. They can be spread to other people through contaminated objects and can affect any area of the skin that includes the neck, face and even on the eyelids. They can be painful. Warts on the eyelids are usually in the form of filiform warts. They are common warts. The ... Read More »

Dealing with fire ant sting

Fire ant stings are very dangerous especially if allergic to them. Colonies of fire ants are hard to destroy. Fire ants can be red-brown to black in color and grows up to ΒΌ inch long. Their nest or mounds is about 1 foot high and usually they can be found in grassy areas such as pastures and lawn. Fire ants ... Read More »