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3 Reasons Behind Low Platelets Count in Blood

Many factors could cause thrombocytopenia or a low platelet count. The condition could be inherited or else acquired. «Inherited» means your parents bypass the gene for the state to you. «Acquired» means you are not born with the state, however you develop this. Sometimes the reason of thrombocytopenia is not known. Universal Reasons for low…

When Mrs Temple’s Class Got The Measles

Like many people my age, I had the measles when I was a child. I should have been among the last people in this country to catch it. I was around 5 years old when I got sick. That was the year I entered kindergarten. Since we did not have public preschool, it was the…

7 Natural Remedies For Yeast Infections

Yeast infections are common. They cause a lot of pain and discomfort especially when left untreated. Most women will suffer from the infection at some point. It is characterized by burning, pain, discharge and uncomfortable itching around the genitals. The female genitalia is naturally damp and warm and this easily leads to unhealthy fungus formation.…

Do Miracles Still Happen?

No one wakes up expecting that today will be your last day on planet earth. Everybody gets up and goes to work or to school like every other day, until you realize your life is knocking on death’s door-this happened to me on September 9, 2014. After not being able to breath for a few…

Neurodegenerative Disease

The Oscars this year and the movies represented there permitted us to face critical diseases that are striking millions in our country and around the world. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is one of these and is a focus in the film The Theory of Everything. Eddie Redmayne’s portrayal of Stephen…

Life Forever Altered

In early February 2014, I spent a week in the hospital and was eventually diagnosed with gastroparesis. I am guessing most people have never heard of this; I know I had not, prior to be diagnosed. My life changed in ways I could not have imagined — overnight. One day, I was able to eat…

Can Exercise Reduce Impact of Parkinson’s Disease?

Research has shown that exercise may help numb the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and improve quality of life by increasing muscle flexibility and improving movement. Parkinson’s disease is one of the most common neurological diseases globally. It occurs when nerve cells located in the substantia nigra part of the brain gradually decrease over time. These…

Cardiac Ablation Surgery to Treat Atrial Fibrillation

For a healthy person, the average heart beat will range between 60 and 100. But whenever there is a disruption in the production or progression of the heart’s electrical signal conduction, it causes abnormality in heart rhythms. The human heart has an electrical system that controls the rhythm and rate of heart beats. Sinus node…