Pulmonary Involvement with Scleroderma
What is Scleroderma? Scleroderma is quite rare, only affecting 14 out of every 1million persons worldwide. Most commonly, scleroderma affects women more than men and those who are between ages 35 and 54. Symptoms of scleroderma vary depending on what part of the body it...
What is the Best Beautiful Skin Treatment?
There are a number of factors that we are faced with on a daily basis such as pollution, bacteria, aspects of our diet, and whether you smoke or drink. All of these things affect the health of our skin. In order to have beautiful looking...
10 Steps to Lose Belly Fat the Easy Way- For Busy Women over 40
Is your physical fitness getting less afterÂ 40? Do you detect fat building up on your abdomen, and do you want to lose stomach fat? A decline in fitness and getting abdomen weight is typical for women over 40- you are not unique with that....
Symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Women are 2 to 4 times more diagnosed with symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome than men. However, it isn't a factor to be considered for the condition. Experts believe that it could be that more women report their conditions more than men do to the...
Metastatic breast cancer
Metastatic breast cancer occurs when cells from the original breast tumor spread beyond the breast to other parts of the body. Cancer cells spread from one point or organ to the other through the blood stream or the lymph system. Even if cancer cells spread...
Breast cancer symptoms, What Every Woman Should Know
A lump that feels different from the surrounding breast tissue is one of the major breast cancer symptoms. More than 80% of breast cancer cases are discovered when a woman feels a lump in her breast. The first medical sign of breast cancer is discovered...
Metastasis cancer is the spread of a certain type of cancer from one organ or part to a non-adjacent organ or part. Malignant tumor cells and infections can metastasize. Cancerous cells can break away, leak or spill from a primary tumor and enter the lymphatic...
Chest Pain: Stress Could Be The Culprit!
Are you often experiencing chest pain? Stress could be the main cause, and you might not even know it! Many people find themselves panicking after experiencing chest pain. However, a sudden stab to the heart or burning sensation doesnâ€™t always mean that youâ€™re having a...
Cool the Fires of Inflammation
If you've ever had tennis elbow, tendonitis, an infection, or any condition that ends with "itis", you are no stranger to inflammation. Inflammation is a natural part of any physical healing process. It occurs when your body releases chemicals that protect you from foreign substances....
Are You Taking Fish Oil for Heart Health?
Have you ever considered taking fish oil for heart health? Here's a few reasons why maybe you should. There's already a lot of sound advice out there about how we should eat sensibly, take daily exercise and watch our weight. Sooner or later these may...
Crest and Scleroderma
CREST syndrome or limited scleroderma is an autoimmune disease affecting the connective tissue. Connecting tissue is the link between cells that binds them together. It is found all over your body, in the skin and in all your organs. This illness is quite severe that...
What's New In Health News?
Knight Pierce Hirst
According to New York City health officials, three-quarters of salt Americans eat comes from prepared and processed food, raising the risk of heart disease. Having led the ban on trans fats, New York City officials met with food makers and restaurants to discuss reducing salt...
Making Changes in Your Mind
We all want to lose weight, gain muscle and be healthier, but the trouble is that these things never seem to come to us. There is a reason for this and it is simply that we do not make small changes in our mindset to...
The Damaging Nature of Chronic Fatigue
At first glance, you would think that the term "chronic fatigue" says it all. In medicine, any disease, disorder or illness that has the word "chronic" attached to it means that they persist for more than 6 months, either recurring or not. However, chronic fatigue...
Scleroderma and Renal Crisis
Scleroderma renal crisis is the term used to describe kidney involvement in scleroderma because of the very much discomforting symptoms brought about by it that indeed puts the patient into a crisis. This happens when scleroderma, of which the cause is unknown, would reach the...
Don't Touch That Pork: a Few Swine Flu Truths and Myths
With all the wailing and gnashing of teeth involved with the latest flu outbreak, I think it's time we set a few things straight about the swine flu. Think of it as a little public service announcement just to shock some of you out of...
Lung Involvement in Scleroderma
Background Just as scleroderma could affect any organ by limiting its functions, the function of the lungs is also greatly interfered with if a patient would get scleroderma in his or her lungs. This is seen by numerous lung illnesses such as shortness of breath...
Tamiflu and Relenza Against Swine Flu
Newsbreak on the flash: â€œA new strain of Swine Flu that has killed 149 and sickened nearly two thousand in Mexico has spread to the United States and is raising fears of a possible pandemic.â€ Through this article you will learn more about the disease...
Drug Abuse Prevention Atlanta
Atlantaâ€™s increasing drug problem is at the top of list for parents in the area who want to save their children from addiction before it even starts. The Parent Corps is an effort developed and managed by National Families in Action (NFIA), which has been...
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Coping Techniques
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, like all chronic illnesses, poses a host of stresses that patients have to suffer from. Among the most common are the loss of life roles, ongoing medical expenses, loss of job or source of income, confusing symptoms, and constant medical check-ups with...