Sunday, January 27, 2013
Appendicitis is a painful swelling(inflammation) of the appendix, which is tissue shaped like a pouch connected to the large intestine. The causes of an inflamed appendix are usually due from a blockage of stool that could cause an infection or from a tumor.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
There are two types of High Blood Pressure (hypertension), essential and secondary, almost 90% of all high blood pressure cases are under the essential category and come from unknown causes. The rest are secondary and have causes that are recognized and are considered to be treatable by western medicine(pharmaceuticals).
Monday, January 7, 2013
A fractured rib doesn't enter an acupuncturists office too often and it can't be accurately diagnosed with out an x-ray, although an x-ray may not even be able show a small fracture. On the other hand the following symptoms can be enough for a diagnosis of a fractured rib. A fracture usually occurs from an injury, but if the bones are weak due osteopenia something like severe coughing can also cause a fracture.