Compression Socks For Varicose Veins
Compression socks are specially designed hosiery, worn to help protect against, and prevent further development of, venous diseases such as venous thrombosis, thrombosed edema and venous varicose veins. Compression socks are essentially elastic compression stockings worn at the ankle, distal leg, or both, distending the leg. As blood is forced under the stockings, the veins […]
Knowing How Is Insulin Resistance Diagnosed and Treated
Insulin resistance is a very dangerous condition. It is characterized by the inability of the cells to use insulin and absorb glucose in the blood for energy. As a result, the cells in the body cannot generate and maintain glucose or blood sugar level. To compensate for this, the pancreas produces more insulin to make […]
Diclofenac Sodium is an oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication (OTC). The most common of these is diclofenac. All OTC NSAIDs increases your risk of stroke, heart attack, or heart failure. This risk increases the more you take OTC NSAIDS, and whether you take high doses or low doses. If you already have cardiovascular risk factors such […]
How to Stop Diarrhea Medication
Everyone experiences occasional diarrhea during their life. Sometimes they can be caused by something you eat or drink, or can even be a result of such medical conditions as irritable bowel syndrome or the common flu. But before answering the question of “how to stop diarrhea”, let us further explore the probable causes. There are […]
Diverticula – Treatment Options Available
Left untreated, diverticulosis may lead to more serious complications such as hemorrhoids or colon cancer. As the cause of diverticula remains unknown, doctors treat diverticula as a group. Diverticula in the abdomen are characterized by pain in the right upper abdominal pain and tenderness. The typical symptoms are left lower abdominal pain, fever, and bowel […]
What Causes Sinus Infection Drooling?
The condition of drooling may not be as common as you might think and there are different causes for it. It can range from a simple case of excessive saliva flow to more serious medical conditions. Excessive Saliva: There are many cases of individuals who experience excessive saliva flow. This occurs when a person does […]
How to Tell If Your Child Has an Ear Infection
Ear infection symptoms in children and babies can include: a feeling of fullness or heaviness in the ears. A feeling of tinnitus or ringing. Also, signs of infection like a fever, chills or generalized fatigue. Infection in the inner ear is often accompanied by a fever can be diagnosed with a blood test. Other signs […]
Why Is Eeg Testing So Helpful?
If you’ve ever seen someone in a EEG testing lab wearing what appears to be an electronic eye, then you have seen what is known as an Eeg. In the past, Eeg machines were used by mental patients as a way to show they were still alive during the last stages of a terminal illness. […]
Endometriosis: What Is It?
Endometriosis is a condition where the endometrial tissue (or uterine lining) becomes unusually thick. Although endometriosis is not considered a life-threatening condition, it does result in uterine cancer in some patients. This means that the uterine lining can continue to increase in response to increased production of progesterone. Progesterone has the effect of shrinking the […]
How to Identify Gastric Acid Reflux Symptoms
Epigastric discomfort is commonly called simply ‘stomach pain’. It is often associated with other more common gastrointestinal complaints such as heartburn and flatulence. However, it can also come about as a result of a serious underlying disorder. Epigastric discomfort is normally a term for pain or discomfort below the ribcage in the region of the […]