Health Magazine > 2014 > March

Aspergers Syndrome

Aspergers Syndrome Aspergers Syndrome is a type of Autism, however, the symptoms are usually much milder and less distressing to those people around them. However, it is still a serious condition which affects 1-2 people in 2000, of which, more tend to be boys than girls. Aspergers Syndrome Aspergers Syndrome wasn’t widely recognized by parents and professionalsRead more about Aspergers Syndrome[...] Read More

Deep Vein Thrombosis and sitting at work

Deep Vein Thrombosis and sitting at work Deep Vein Thrombosis Have you heard the rumour that you can get Deep Vein Thrombosis whilst sitting at your desk at work for prolonged periods of time, if so this article will give you the facts surrounding this issue. Deep Vein Thrombosis which is commonly referred to as DVT is a disease of the circulation.Read more about Deep Vein Thrombosis and sitting at work[...] Read More

Celiac Disease and Losing Weight

Celiac Disease and Losing Weight Celiac Disease Many celiac lose weight before they are diagnosed; indeed it is often one of the reasons people go to their doctors in the first place. Once on a gluten-free diet the symptoms disappear, and as a result of better absorption or simply eating more, some people gain too much weight. Losing weight shouldRead more about Celiac Disease and Losing Weight[...] Read More

Alzheimer’s Disease – A Carer’s Guide

Alzheimer’s Disease – A Carer’s Guide There are various definitions of Alzheimer ’s disease including: – “The slow onset of memory loss leading to a gradual progression to a loss of judgement and changes in behavior and temperament.” – “A living death” – “The global impairment of higher functions, including memory, the capacity to solve problems of day to day living,Read more about Alzheimer’s Disease – A Carer’s Guide[...] Read More

Acid Reflux Disease in Infants

Acid Reflux Disease in Infants The lower end of the esophagus is protected by a valve called the Lower Esophageal sphincter (LES). This valve opens to allow food from the esophagus into the stomach and then closes up to protect the esophagus from the acid content of the stomach. Several conditions can compromise this valve, allowing gastric content into theRead more about Acid Reflux Disease in Infants[...] Read More

Tinnitus

Tinnitus Tinnitus, a phenomenon of the nervous system, is directly connected to the ear. This phenomenon is characterized by perception of an internal beating or ringing like sound. This sound can appear to be a quiet background noise, or loud enough to drown out all outside sounds. Tinnitus Some Causes of tinnitus are: A sudden loudRead more about Tinnitus[...] Read More

Allergies and Asthma

Allergies and Asthma When we hear of allergy and asthma studies, we often find them lumpted together. Is there really a connection between allergies and asthma? To get to the answer to this, we must first learn what allergies and asthma actually are. Allergies are immune system reactions to things that others would find harmless. Certain foods, pollen,Read more about Allergies and Asthma[...] Read More

Alcohol rehabilitation – The 12 step program

Alcohol rehabilitation – The 12 step program The first step of the program refers to the addition of the alcohol dependency and acceptance of the fact that the patient is powerless to alcohol, which leads to significant and unwanted life changes. After admitting the problem, the patients deal with admitting that they can recover from the unwanted condition and leave healthy livesRead more about Alcohol rehabilitation – The 12 step program[...] Read More

Cold Sore and Canker Sore

Cold Sore and Canker Sore Two of the most common disorders of the mouth, the cold sore and the canker sore, are often confused with one another. Knowing the difference between a cold sore and canker sore can affect your choice of treatment or home remedy. The difference between a cold sore and canker sore is where the sore appears.Read more about Cold Sore and Canker Sore[...] Read More

Antihistamines and How They Work

Antihistamines and How They Work In this article we’re going to discuss probably the most common form of treatment for allergy sufferers; the use of antihistamines, what they are and how they work in the body to rid people of their allergy symptoms. Antihistamines and How They Work The first question most people ask about antihistamines is what they are.Read more about Antihistamines and How They Work[...] Read More