Partial knee replacement

Partial Knee Replacement: Purpose and Risks

What is osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is a disease occurring in the knees joint. When the connective tissue in the joint, called articular cartilage, wears off, that is when a person starts to experience the ferocity of the condition. There is no age bracket on to whom the condition may occur. Both...

interstitial lung disease

Interstitial Lung Disease: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

What is Interstitial Lung Disease? Interstitial lung disease is a composition of various lung disorders. The lungs have an anatomic structure which is called interstitium. It is a network of tissue that resembles lace. It extends to both lungs, supporting the alveoli—microscopic air sacs in the lungs. As tiny blood...

prozac side effects

What are the Prozac Side Effects?

Some people have undetected illnesses. Meaning, they do not seem to have an existent physical disease, however, you may notice by their countenance that they are suffering. Sometimes, people do not even notice this suffering they are experiencing because these people’s battles are inside their mind. People with depression, sleep...

10 Kombucha Health Benefits

Kombucha is one of the tea variants that is increasingly becoming popular nowadays. This tea became available at health food stores across the country in the 1990s. In reality, kombucha has been used by ancient human civilizations over 2,000 years ago.  Read on to learn more about kombucha. Kombucha in...

healthy fats

Healthy Fats: 10 High-Fat Food Sources

Eating fatty foods commonly has a negative connotation. Some people think that having a high-fat diet can put you at risk to a lot of diseases. I am not saying that it is not true because there is some truth to that. All I am saying is that it is...

triphala

Benefits of Triphala and Ways to Use It

Used for more than a thousand years because of its purported health benefits, Triphala is a herbal concoction made up of 3 medicinal plants in India. As part of traditional Ayurvedic medicine, it is believed to treat various conditions ranging from dental cavities to stomach problems. 3 Native Plants Native...

alpha 1 antitrypsin

What is Alpha-1 Antitrypsin?

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin, also called AAT, is a known protein that is found in the blood. The body uses AAT to protect the lungs. This protein then fights off the activated enzymes that may damage the lungs. One of the main purposes of AAT is it works as an inactivating agent for...

rotator cuff muscles

Rotator Cuff Muscles: Functions and Common Issues

Shoulders are very important joints that do most of our upper body’s movement and location during physical activities. However, they are mostly taken for granted despite them being used in everyday life, combing one’s hair or playing sports. The movement of the human shoulders is a complex series of processes...

spinal cord injury

Spinal Cord Injury: Types, Symptoms, Causes

The spinal cord contains various nerves and other tissues that connect the brain down to the buttocks. Having said, the spinal cord is responsible for sending messages to the brain which is also transferred to all parts of the body. Once the spinal cord is injured, a lot of impulses...

do eyedrops work

Do Eyedrops Work?

We never run out of eye drops in our house. My husband has a sort of dependence on eye drops up to the point that he seems irritated and unfocused at work if he has not used it to address his dry eyes. Aside from questioning its safety, I think...