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Is Acupuncture Effective Against Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder?

Is Acupuncture Effective Against Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder?
24 Mar 2017

Functional gastrointestinal disorder is a condition that afflicts numerous people all across the globe, from different age groups and genders. It is one of the most common ailments that individuals in gastroenterology or primary care suffer from. The primary symptoms of this condition usually include the following: Constipation Diarrhoea Irritable bowel syndrome Pelvic floor pain Bloating of the abdomen Gastroesophageal reflux disease Biliary disorders Dyspepsia Main Causes   Not much has been understood about conditions like functional gastrointestinal disorder yet, which is why it’s causes cannot be found simply by performing an X-ray or a blood test. Rather, presence of this disease is confirmed through identi ...Read More

Worst Diseases That Too Much Smoking Can Inflict

Worst Diseases That Too Much Smoking Can Inflict
27 Feb 2017

Most of us are very much aware of the fact that smoking cigarettes, either occasionally or regularly, can be injurious to one's health. But what exactly can happen if someone has a habit of smoking excessively? Well, there is a wide range of diseases which can afflict that person. Let’s take a detailed look at them:   Cardiovascular Disease   Too much smoking can have a drastic impact on all organs within one’s body, including the one which pumps blood - the heart. It can narrow the cardiac arteries and also create blockages, thereby hindering the flow of blood as well as oxygen. Ultimately, it can trigger various heart problems.   Lung Cancer   Lung cancer kills more people every year than other kinds of cancer, and it ...Read More

Can Insomnia Occur In Different Ways?

Can Insomnia Occur In Different Ways?
16 Feb 2017

Most people believe that insomnia is a condition characterised by the inability to fall asleep even after several hours past one’s bedtime, which is true to a great extent. However, very few are actually aware of the fact that the disorder can manifest itself in a number of ways. To be exact, specialists have even classified those ways into different categories of insomnia, which are being mentioned below for reference:   Adjustment   Known popularly as short-term or acute insomnia, this one generally arises from intense stress and can be a great disturbance to healthy sleep. However, it tends to go away as soon as the sufferer becomes adjusted with their stress or manages to get done with it altogether.   Behavioural   Occurring ...Read More

TCM Can Aid In Treatment Of Parkinson’s Disease

TCM Can Aid In Treatment Of Parkinson’s Disease
30 Jan 2017

In terms of medical science, Parkinson’s disease is a disorder that progressively affects the nervous system, thereby hampering one’s locomotor abilities. The most common symptoms of this condition include: Difficulty in swallowing Rigidity Fainting Decreased arm sway Shuffling Tremors Slowness in locomotion Dysfunction of gait & speech Although a pharmaceutical cure has not been invented so far, a number of medications like COMT inhibitors, levodopa, dopamine agonists and MAO-B inhibitors are used for reducing the symptoms. There are also surgical interventions - implanting deep brain stimulators. According to many experts, acupuncture can be successfully used for treating the symptoms of Parkinson’s dise ...Read More