Archive Monthly Archives: March 2017

Edgar Cayce Cough Cure

I found this awesome cough cure in one of my mother’s old Edgar Cayce books. For those who do not know, Edgar Cayce was a famous psychic who, while in a trance, could make various predictions and diagnose different illnesses in people. Being a sick kid (and from a family of smokers), I was prone […]

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Big Puffy Nipples – Help and Advice From a Fitness Professional

Big Puffy Nipples [or areolae in medical terms] are one of the most common manifestations of the condition known as gynecomastia. The word itself is of Greek derivation as a lot of medical and biological terms are:     ‘gyne’= woman     ‘mastos’= breast. It is quite a common in males right from puberty to old […]

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Why Old Aspirin Smells Like Vinegar

Aspirin is one of the medications that are used to reduce pain, inflammation and temperature. It has been used for several decades and still remains to be a choice even after the introduction of other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Although at present, many medical professionals just prescribe or recommend aspirin for people with certain heart […]

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Intracranial Space Occupying Lesions (ICSOL)

The term “ICSOL” includes lesions which expand in volume to displace normal neural structures and lead to increase in intracranial tension. These lesions give rise to the following three groups of symptoms in general. 1. Neurological phenomena caused by irritation or destruction of brain tissue, e.g, focal seizures (Jacksonian epilepsy) and paralysis. 2. Features of […]

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How to Treat Dry Cough

Flu and cold season… so not fun for anyone! Along with all the worry with flu shots and swine flu, we still have to deal with the common cold. One of the biggest symptoms people complain about is a dry, irritating super annoying cough. Well, there *may* be hope yet because there is a new […]

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3 Ways Aspirin Can Kill You – Just Because It’s Over-the-Counter Doesn’t Make it Safe

Did you know aspirin can kill you? Despite frequent reminders, many patients are still of the opinion that Tylenol, aspirin, and ibuprofen are all about the same. It makes me cringe every time I hear it. Were you aware that if aspirin were presented to the FDA today it would not be approved for over-the-counter […]

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Ballet and Sports Fitness – Magnesium For Your Muscle Tone

Magnesium is present in most of your body cells. It plays a starring role as a co-factor, meaning, it assists enzymes in catalysing (a catalyst is a substance that initiates or accelerates a chemical reaction without itself being affected) many necessary chemical reactions. Magnesium affects many things that your ballet and sports require of you, […]

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Important People in Anesthesia History

Of all the modern amenities that we should be most thankful for, anesthesia is almost definitely the most important advancements in human history. Can you imagine going into surgery with little more than a bottle of whiskey? Neither can I. Besides the unbearable pain that must have come with it, there was also the very […]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Tele-Pharmacy

How it Works A Tele-pharmacy dispenses medicine to the patient after the prescription of the patient has been processed by a registered pharmacist from home or from another pharmacy location. The tele-pharmacy is equipped with video cameras so that the pharmacy technician can be supervised by a registered pharmacist. The location of the remote pharmacy […]

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Neck pain or Cervicalgia, and the Migraine Syndrome

“My neck always hurts. Sometimes it kills me so bad, I cannot think and have to go lie down. It all started when I injured my neck years ago. When I get stressed out it is the worst. Well, it doesn’t take much to stress me out nowadays. It’s always the back of my head […]

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