Kamis, 20 September 2012
Rabu, 28 Maret 2012
Diabetes is one common condition these days. One of its complications is the reduction in the rate by which wounds will heal. And since the feet are the body parts which might usually be wounded, diabetic foot ulcers have been a problem for a lot of diabetic patients. There are ways by which you can prevent these foot ulcers from developing. However, if you already have a wound in your foot that is starting to become serious, here are the ways by which you can make your wounds heal.
In order to keep contaminating your wound, you have to cover it up most of the time. This allows you to prevent dust and other potentially harmful organisms from going inside the tissues that are already open. Your chance of making the infection more serious is likewise greater if you just let your wounds open. You have to remember, though, that you need to regularly change your bandage. If your bandages are soaked, you need to change them. Even if they are not, you have to make sure that you apply a new one after some time.
Use shoes which are comfortable on your feet. Loose and light shoes can be the best ones for you to have. They allow your feet to breathe. At the same time, they keep dust and other contaminants away from your wounds. To increase your protection, you might want to wear socks every time you are out of your house. These socks will further help you keep contaminants off.
You may let your wound breathe. But, you have to do this only if you are in an environment where contaminants can be found less. While you are at home, you can take your bandages off.
As much as possible, do not put pressure directly on your foot ulcers. When there is a significant amount of pressure against the wound, you can see that it might get worse. Choose your shoes correctly. Keep from wearing those that are very tight against your ulcers. Also, if the ulcers are located underneath your feet or if it is located on the sole of your foot, you have to avoid stepping on it. Use crutches to support you while you walk.
Take time to remove dead skin cells regularly. If you are able to effectively use this, you can allow new and healthy skin cells to appear. This increases the rate of healing on your foot ulcer. Do this slowly and be careful not to remove healthy skin cells. You wouldn't want to create new wounds which might cause new ulcerations to form.
Try using alternative methods to heal wounds. Oxygen therapy has been used by a significant number of people in order to improve oxygenation on the wounds.
If you have high blood sugar levels, you will have a hard time trying to make your ulcers heal. Be sure to monitor your blood sugar levels. Follow what your doctor has recommended to you. You might have oral hypoglycemic medications or you might be taking injectable insulin preparations. Be sure to take these medications regularly to help control your blood sugar level. Your wounds can heal naturally if you are able to keep your sugar levels low or within the normal range.
Rabu, 07 Maret 2012
Common side effects for fibromyalgia medications include dizziness, nausea, fatigue, dry mouth, hypertension and difficulty concentrating. Side effects can also include suicidal thoughts and the medications can also have dangerous interactions with other drugs. Because of this, a lot of people are looking for a way to get some natural fibromyalgia relief.
Bellabaci massage therapy may be a way for people that suffer from fibromyalgia to get relief from some of the common symptoms. Bellabaci massage therapy is a form of cupping therapy with some advantages over the older, traditional cupping therapy methods.
What Is Cupping Therapy?
Cupping therapy is a form of alternative medicine that dates back hundreds of years. Cups are applied to parts of the body and a vacuum is created to cause suction. The suction penetrates up to 4 inches into the body's tissues causing the tissues to release toxins. This suction is also supposed to activate the lymphatic system and help clear blockages in veins and arteries. In order to create a vacuum and cause suction, the air inside the cups is heated and then the cups are applied to the body. As the air inside the cup cools, pressure inside the cup drops, creating a vacuum.
What Is Bellabaci Massage Therapy?
Bellabaci massage cupping therapy for fibromyalgia uses the same theory of creating suction to remove toxins and blockages but the suction is created in an easier and safer way. Rather than heating up cups that could actually cause burns if you are not careful, Bellabaci cups are made of silicone and all you need to do is gently squeeze the cup with your hand and then release pressure as you apply the cups to the surface of the body. With Bellabaci cups you get the same benefits that you do with traditional cupping therapy but it is safer and simpler to apply.
Can Bellabaci Therapy Help with Fibromyalgia Pain?
An article on the Mayo Clinic website says that there are some studies that indicate that cupping therapy, when combined with acupuncture may actually reduce fibromyalgia symptoms more effectively than conventional medications. The studies that have been performed measure the cupping procedures effectiveness by comparing it to other forms of treatment. There is a need for more research and additional studies but the article states that "some of the available studies do suggest a possible role for cupping in treating fibromyalgia".
One way to know if Bellabaci cupping therapy will work for you is to simply give it a try. Unlike traditional medications you don't have to worry about any dangerous side effects and with Bellabaci cups you don't have to worry about being burned and you do not have to have a lot of skill in order to use Bellabaci cups. There is no risk other than spending a few dollars on the Bellabaci cups themselves so if you are suffering from painful fibromyalgia symptoms and you would like a natural way to get some relief, you may want to give the Bellabaci Body Massage Therapy a try.
Selasa, 28 Februari 2012
Jumat, 17 Februari 2012
Vacations And The Planning Behind Them
Kamis, 09 Februari 2012
Ozone therapy In The World Today
Have you heard of Ozone therapy and wondered what it is all about? Many people think that it has to do with what we all know as the ozone layer surrounding the earth but that is a completely different type of ozone as it is chock full of other gases as well. Toxic to humans as it contains some gases that will harm us.
However, Medical Ozone is based on pure oxygen that has been "excited" by electricity, this is a very general description but a good one for as everyone can imagine, oxygen is a vital component for our very existence. Then, it would stand to reason than this "excited" oxygen would also be beneficial to our very health. Sounds simple doesn't it? Well, not so say the doctors and scientists because as much as one tries to convince them of the differences they still maintain that it is either of no beneficial value or that it is dangerous. Imagine if you will that a perfectly common human being can distinguish between the two yet most of the foremost scientists in this world still can't get it through their heads.
This gas, ozone, has now been in use for creating healthy bodies for over a century, just look at the pictures on the websites enclosed below, this is what you get when you clean blood with ozone, do you see the difference, which of the two lines of blood look healthier to you? I think that even a child would tell you the difference, yet, still ozone and ozone therapy are not something the Health Authorities in almost any country allow. Mind boggling isn't it? Take a look at the testimony page on my first website listed below, two of the most talked about diseases, Lyme cured, Herpes cured and many more!
The Medical Ozone Therapy Movement
There is however a movement or shift occurring as more and more doctors are exposed to what ozone therapy can do when used by trained personnel in clinics and hospitals. The units in the pictures on the websites for instance, have already made massive strides in medicine, trials and reports conclude that the benefits are nothing short of amazing when used properly with the correct instruction and training. The most effective disorder reversed to date with these units so far have been anything to do with the circulatory system such as heart issues, arteries or blood. This is mostly because ozone therapy when used in this manner rebuilds the endothelium in your veins and arteries, this is the one cell coating inside these vessels that protects them. Through time this coating ruptures and there is nothing else on earth that can correct it, other than ozone therapy.
The other fascinating thing about this type of ozone therapy is that it can also create vasodialation which is just a fancy term for the opening of vessels, so blood in your system that keeps you and your organs alive can flow more freely. Why is this important? Simple, if there were areas that were for instance blocked or somehow devoid of blood, they would also be devoid of oxygen and would die, this would unblock those areas and blood/oxygen would again be able to flow. Should the veins or arteries be destroyed for some reason and useless, ozone therapy has the ability to create other blood vessels or something called collatrerals. What that means is that it can create and form new vessels to again replenish what was once lost.
Now, imagine if you will what that can do for a patient with heart disease or ischemia or any other assorted diseases of the vessels or circulatory system. There would be no need for open heart surgery, no need for stents that are at best mostly ineffective, just look up the word re-stenting, In today's world we are all at our late stage in life afflicted with some disorder of the circulatory system, whether it be a little higher than normal blood pressure, aches and pains or some other disorder that afflicts us, most of these are associated in one way or another with the heart because it is the heart that controls the blood and it is the blood and oxygen it carries that keeps us alive.
It is all rather simple really, what we need to do is keep our lines clean (arteries, veins, capillaries) and by doing so keep our heart strong and beating right. Why do hearts break down, well mostly because our veins and arteries just like the pipes in our sinks get clogged up with debris, clean the debris and flow returns. The heart is a miraculous machine and it has the ability to recover but not when we are blocked up. Modern medicine does not do this, there is nothing in modern medicine that will take care of this, all fixes that they have are temporary and will occur again, time after time. The only solution is Medical Ozone Therapy.
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Cervical spondylosis is a chronic condition although in most cases, it does not end up to the severe stage. When there is an occurrence of spinal stenosis as a symptom, surgery is usually required. Surgery is done to eliminate the root of the tension on your nerves and spinal cord. It may also contain accumulating stabilization in the form of implants or through the vertebrae's union. Oftentimes, surgery is only considered when the physical and motor functions are rigorously lost. If you are feeling numbness in your upper and lower extremities, for example, surgery may be considered. Functional disability which may be permanent may be caused by any kind of compression of your spinal cord including several complications of cervical spondylosis such as radiculopathy and stenosis.
Your surgeon has the option of approaching the spine anteriorly (front) or posteriorly (back). To eliminate the spurs and discs which cause pressure, front approach is usually used. The disc can be changed with an implant which can do the same function as the original intervertebral disc. A wider surgery is needed for the elimination of both parts of the vertebrae and discs. Bone implants or bone grafts are used to substitute these parts.
Back or posterior approach to the spinal cord would be used to execute a laminoplasty or a laminectomy. The spinous processes and the lamina along with the back parts of the neck's backbone are removed during a laminectomy. In laminoplasty on the other hand, the backbone is incised on one side but it remained in place. These two procedures can alleviate pressure or tension in your spinal cord.
Like with other surgeries, surgical treatment for treating cervical spondylosis also has risks for developing different complications. This can be associated with the use of general anesthesia or the development of an infection. Rehabilitation programs usually follow after the surgery.
Cervical spondylosis is a very common ailment and has a very common symptom. However, the effects of its symptoms and its duration can give you a really hard time doing your usual stuffs. Before considering a surgical treatment, try first other conventional and non-surgical treatments that are available to you. You must also seek for an advice and approval from your doctor. Surgery is not only terrifying, but also expensive. You might be free from crying due to pain after surgery, but your budget might be weeping because of the expenses you've made for the procedure. The best thing is prevention. Prevent it until you can
Kamis, 02 Februari 2012
Rabu, 11 Januari 2012
Arthritis of the neck or Cervical Spondylosis can be very painful and irritating for those who have it. It hinders you from doing things that you wanted to do. The pain usually blocks your time for laughter and enjoyment. Good News! Most of the treatment for this condition is very old school. You can try doing these immediately.
A variety of medications can be used to eliminate inflammation and pain in the neck caused by cervical spondylosis. You can try taking NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) like naproxen and ibuprofen. These two drugs are commonly used to address neck pain. You can also try using muscle relaxants and acetaminophen. These two drugs can also relieve neck pain along with muscle spasms.
Physical therapists are also one of the vital and effective sources of treatment for cervical spondylosis. Strengthening tense or weakened muscles or stretching it is commonly the initial treatment that is suggested. Your Physical Therapist can also utilize posture therapy and cervical traction. Therapy programs usually last for 5 to 7 weeks but sometimes, the duration may also differ from one case to another. Schedule of therapy sessions is twice or thrice a week.
Wearing a neck collar to restrain motion or movement is also one of the possible treatments. Aside from limiting the movement of your neck, it also provides and serves as a support. It also let your neck muscles rest. Soft collars must be worn and used only for a short period of time. The reason for this is that long-term use can minimize the muscle strength of the neck.
In treating cervical spondylosis, you can also consider using physiotherapy such as hot and cold compress or exercise. Cautious use of massage can aid in alleviating symptoms of the disease.
Some people are having a hard time bearing the pain caused by cervical spondylosis. If this is your condition, you can try having parenteral medications. Steroid-based injections are usually used to relieve the pain although it only provides short-term relief. Your physician can also inject anesthesia to the joints of the spine.
If you really want to treat your condition practically and traditionally, the easiest way is to take a rest. Cervical spondylosis is most commonly caused by stress and different activities involving neck movements. Your body also speaks. Its way of crying is through pain. The moment you feel pain, your body is telling you that you need a rest. Enough rest and sleep can be beneficial. If you hate spending for other treatments, try this. Take a rest now.