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Urinary Tract Infection in Children

What causes UTI in children? Constipation: If the child has habit of holding of stool for long time and it keeps kids from delay emptying of bladder, pressure on the bladder from backed- up poop can cause urine to be trapped, resulting in urine infection. Constipated kids sometime experience poop-leak …

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Winter’s WOES

The U.S. Arthritis Foundation states that while cold weather doesn’t cause arthritis, it does make pain feel more intense. Low temperatures can increase pain sensitivity, slow blood circulation, and cause muscle spasms. Hyaline cartilage covers our joints in general, providing a smooth surface for joint motion and acting as a …

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Diabetes, Hypertension, and the Eyes

Diabetes mellitus is a disease that causes an higher elevation of blood glucose level than normal due to abnormality in the functioning or production of insulin by the pancreas. Diabetes affects smaller blood vessels in our body, especially in the eyes, heart, brain, and kidneys. The effect of diabetes in …

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Pressure Ulcer

What is pressure ulcer? Normally, as this type of wound develops in patients who have been lying in ICU beds for a long period, or in old age, or people who have been bound to the bed or wheelchair with homecare due to their chronic debilities, it was in the …

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Shoulder Dislocation

Shoulder dislocation is one of the medical emergencies. It happens when your upper arm bone (head of humerus) pops out of its socket (glenoid cavity) leading to intense pain and restricted movement of the shoulder joint. The shoulder is the body’s most flexible and unstable joint, which moves in multiple …

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Prediabetes Process of Diagnosis

1. Screen 2. Assess and advice 3. Follow up 4. Evaluate Screen 1. Ask patient to take ADA risk test 2. Find out who might have risk factor 3. Be proactive in an effort to improve outcome 4. Depending upon results, invite them to be tested 5. If diagnosed with …

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Scoliosis and the Schroth Method

Scoliosis is an abnormal lateral curvature of the spine. Everyone’s spine naturally curves in a way that makes it appear straight when viewed from behind. Scoliosis, on the other hand, causes the spine to curve abnormally in S-or C-shape in children and teenagers. The bend may occur anywhere along the …

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Hormones and Hair

Hormones have a close relationship with hair growth. They play a central role in the progression of the hair cycle. Androgens, such as testosterone, dihydrotestosterone (DHT), dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS), and androstenedione are said to be the principal regulators of normal human hair growth. There are four stages of …

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