Working Conditions For A Sonographer

The medical diagnostic sonographers normally work in hospitals, physician’s office or clinics. They may work for full time or for part time. They may be required to perform evening shifts and sometimes they may be required to work on call. The working conditions for a sonographer play a vital role in...

Acupuncture For Effective Weight Loss

In a generation when physical fitness is given topmost attention, people are always on the lookout for the newest and most effective means for weight loss. Acupuncture, the method of inserting thin, filiform needles on certain points in an individual’s body, has been found to be one effectual method...

Moles, Wart, And Skin Tags

Have you checked your hands lately? What about your feet? If you see unsightly skin lesions, then you might have warts. Other skin lesions include moles and skin tags and these can occur in the different parts of the body aside from the hands or feet. There are non prescription medicines that you can turn...

Risk Factors For Sonographers

The ultra sound images that are used in the sonography are very highly energetic and therefore no one should be exposed to them for a long time. However, the sonographers have to work with these, for a long time. Therefore, there are some risk factors for sonographers, and those associated with the practice...

What Are The Different Types Of Kidney Stones

There are 4 kinds of kidney stones and these are formed by different salts found in your urine. What makes each one different is what caused it. One of the most common is the calcium stone. These stones can easily be identified because it looks spiky or at times large and smooth. The reason why these are...

Are You A Carb Addict

It has been estimated that three out of every four overweight people are addicted to carbohydrates. But what does this mean? In essence, it means that you have too much of the hormone insulin in your system. This insulin prompts you to eat often and to consume the wrong types of foods. Some of the tell-tale...

Garlic The All Round Cure For Ills

Garlic is not only useful for flavoring your meals when cooking; it is also used in many over-the-counter herbal remedies and old wives concoctions throughout the world. The ancient Egyptians put garlic on a pedestal and worshipped it for its medicinal value, while Greek athletes would chew it to give them...

Getting Rid Of Bad Breath

Bad breath can really get you sick to the bones if you have it, which is why you need to know clearly if you do really have it in your mouth. This oral condition is usually caused by the bacteria that thrive between teeth, mouth walls, and most especially, by the tongue. If you are ashamed of admitting to...

Strategies To Prevent Ovarian Cancer

There are a number of strategies that may be used to assist women in preventing ovarian cancer; they revolve around the risk factors that have been identified by surveys and studies of women who have ovarian cancer. These strategies involve oral contraceptives, dietary modification and exercise, pregnancy...

Diverticulitis Diagnosis

Diverticulitis is a condition in which diverticuli in the colon rupture. The rupture results in infection in the tissues which surround the colon. The colon is the large intestine and is a long tube like striation that stores and then eliminates waste material. As a person gets older, pressure within the...

Arthritis Knee Braces

According to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), the knee joint is where three bones meet: the femur (lower end of the thigh bone), the tibia (upper end of the shinbone) and the patella (knee cap). Cartilage, tendons, and ligaments form the other parts of the...

Menopause And Weight Gain

Menopause and weight gain are closely associated with each other. Women undergoing menopause seem to suffer the unwelcome results of weight gain. Nearly every woman struggles through it during perimenopause and menopause. A woman gaining from 10 to 15 pounds during this stage in her life is not unusual....

Drug Addiction Help

When you or a loved one is suffering from a powerful drug addiction, the possibility of getting help and actually being able to stop using drugs might seem out of reach. Many people with drug addictions truly believe that they are stuck in the cycle of use and abuse. They know that help is out there for...

Diverticulitis And Digestion

Diverticulitis is inflammation of the diverticula along the wall of the colon and the large intestine. For diverticulitis to occur there must be diverticulosis, the presence of diverticula. Diverticulosis can occur anywhere in the colon, but it is the most typical in the sigmoid colon. Occasionally, surgery...

Take Care Of The Alzheimer’s Caregiver

If you are an Alzheimer’s caregiver, you need to be careful to watch your own health and not hesitate to speak up when you need help. Why do we say this? Being an Alzheimer’s caregiver can be one of the most difficult jobs one could have. To watch a beloved parent or spouse slowly slip away as...

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