Interstitial Lung Disease - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

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In most cases, coughing might not be just a cough. It can be a severe lung disease such as interstitial lung disease that would require urgent and critical attention.Interstitial lung disease (ILD) progresses quietly with the usual symptoms such as coughing and shortness of breath, which you can easily ignore. You may realize its existence at its l...
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Fundamental Insights for Rheumatoid Arthritis You Need to Know

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Could rheumatoid arthritis be one of those diseases you dread or fear might ever occur to you? It is a dreadful disease.Rheumatoid arthritis progresses gradually from its onset and eventually advances to the extent of affecting your mobility and activities.Even though rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic autoimmune disease and not curable, you do...
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The Hard Truths of Diabetes Type 1 You Should Know

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Ask anyone living with diabetes type 1 what they have to go through daily to manage the disease. You will be surprised by what you find out in the timetable and the schedules in the life of diabetes type 1 patient.Even though the strict processes of managing the disease can be overwhelming and stressful, it has positive results. You can live a long...
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Neonatal Diabetes Mellitus - What Every Parent Should Know

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Wouldn't you feel overwhelmed to know that your newborn child has a disease you hardly know about, such as neonatal diabetes mellitus? It becomes even worse to know that the condition is beyond your ability to help your baby out of it."Can newborns be diabetic," you may wonder! Yes, diabetes is a common disease that can affect anyone regardless of ...
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​Lung Cancer Exclusive Information - Everything You Need to Know

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Among the accounted cancer deaths, lung cancer is the leading, with about 1.76 million deaths worldwide. The second disease with a high mortality rate worldwide is cancer, which accounts for one in four deaths in the U.S. only.The latest cancer statistics of 2017 by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) reports that there were 221,12...
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​Amazing Facts About Pulmonary Edema

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Do you remember to appreciate that you can breathe easily, especially when you are lying down without any interference? What might seem usual is not the same for anyone with pulmonary edema.Struggling to get enough air and frequently becoming short of breath, mostly during an activity, is an unpleasant experience. It even gets worse when you can't ...
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​Asthma - Different Types of Asthma, Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

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​What is Asthma?Asthma is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that can affect your normal breathing due to airway defects. Swollen muscles constrict and narrow your inflamed airways, which leads to breathing difficulties.In various asthma cases, the inflammation may produce some mucus blocking the airway either partially or entirely, leaving you ga...
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The Amazing Health Benefits of Chlorophyll

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Chlorophyll is a molecule that makes the leaves green. It's actually the green pigment that's found in plants, and through a chemical process called photosynthesis, the chlorophyll molecule harnesses the sun's energy in order to perform many functions for the plant. So when we personally drink or ingest Chlorophyll, we also benefit from this energy...
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Astonishing Facts About Pleural Effusion

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America reports approximately 1.5 million cases of pleural effusion annually. Do you know what that means? It means that pleural effusion is among the top prevalent lung diseases in the US, although very little is known about it. It is a severe lung disease with a high mortality rate.Some pleural effusion cases are associated with malignancy or can...
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​5 Different Types of Diabetes – A New Series Everything You Need to Know. A 5 part in-depth look into this chronic disease.

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As the saying goes, "too much of something is poison," and so "too much sugar is diabetes."Two hormones in your body that play essential roles in the control of your body sugar are insulin and glucagon. The pancreas is the source of the two hormones, also known as pancreatic endocrine hormones.Glucagon is a hormone that helps your liver release glu...
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Pulmonary Emphysema Explained In-Depth With Symptoms, Causes, and Natural Treatment

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We all know that smoking is dangerous and can cost you your lungs. One irreversible and chronic lung disease is pulmonary emphysema. Emphysema lung disease is in a group of lower respiratory infections. Together with chronic bronchitis, they make up chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).Cigarette smoke, whether direc...
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A Comprehensive Understanding of Acute Bronchitis

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Is your common cold taking more time than usual to clear and probably even getting worse? It might be more than a cold. It might be acute bronchitis. It is a lung disease exacerbated in cold seasons and more prevalent during the winter season.Most acute bronchitis cases are viral, which likens to the common cold, albeit worse. Some acute bronc...
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Pneumonia - The In-depth of the Lung Disease, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment Overview

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Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs' alveoli or the air sacs, leading to inflammation. The condition causes the alveoli to fill up with purulent (pus-like) fluid.The inflammation and the fluid in the alveoli are why most pneumonia patients would have fever, cough, and experience shortness of breath.The word "pneumonia" is borrowed from the Greek...
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The Healing Power of Horsetail

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Horsetail, oftentimes called joint grass, resembling a stack of upright towering green pipes, somewhat like miniature bamboo sticks. Horsetail, generally found growing in moist, rich soils, where the temperature is temperate and grows in Asia, North America, and areas of Europe. Horsetail contains the highest amount of Silicon of all known herbs; n...
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Rosacea Skin Disease - Not Your Ordinary Rosy Cheeks

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Could it be rosacea skin disease? Consistent rosy cheeks could be more than blushing. The skin rash on your face could be more than acne. It could be rosacea.What is Rosacea?It is a common chronic skin disease that causes inflammation and primarily affects the facial skin. One common onset sign of rosacea is rosy cheeks and nose. The redness can al...
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Understanding Your Thyroid Disease - How Thyroid Hormones Fluctuate

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What is Thyroid Disease?Thyroid disease is a general medical term for various disorders that result from a dysfunctional thyroid gland.Overview of Thyroid GlandThe thyroid is an endocrine gland of the glandular system of your body. The gland has a shape of a butterfly, with two elongated lobes on each side. It is at the base of your neck below Adam...
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​What to Know About Shingles Rash – Pictures, Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

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Do you know that you are at a high risk of developing shingles if you previously had chickenpox? A dormant chickenpox-causing virus is responsible for causing shingles. After your chickenpox condition resolves, the virus can then lay dormant for years, later erupting and causing shingles. Even though shingles is most prevalent in people&n...
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Bone, Joint & Muscle Health Explained!

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Healthy Bones & Joints Call for Fitness, Nutrition & Hormonal BalanceForm and function are interconnected. The adult human body structure is built out of 206 bones and countless muscles, ligaments, and tendons that support our shape and form joints to enable all our activities.The bones depend on proper nutrition for health and resilience i...
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Weight Management, Body Types & Exercise Part 2

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Fitness is about keeping our body in a state in line with our natural form for optimal function. Genetic factors, body type, and lifestyle are core considerations for your physiological health. Fitness is a big subject! Our muscles, organs, and joints all benefit from proper weight management, while weight management can be supported by dietary cho...
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Make Work Outs Work for You – Exercise & Nutrition Tips from Island Healthworks

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Exercise is Important to your Health, but Pursue Balance & Moderation!Human beings developed the ability to handle extensive physical activity due to traditional lifestyles that included strenuous requirements to gather food and survive in challenging environments.In modern society, day to day physical pressures are often reduced, but the need ...
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