Archive | October, 2016

Treatment for coronary artery disease

Coronary artery disease is a condition where the major blood vessels that supply the heart with oxygen and nutrients become damaged or diseased. Deposits that contain cholesterol or plaque in the arteries and inflammation are caused by coronary artery disease. Buildup of plaque causes narrowing of the coronary arteries which lessens the flow of blood […]

Peripheral vascular disease

Peripheral vascular disease affects the circulatory system outside the brain and heart specifically the blood vessels. Peripheral vascular disease can be caused by the gradual accumulation of fatty material inside the vessel which is a condition known as atherosclerosis or hardening of the arteries. Eventually, the artery becomes narrowed, blocked or weakened. Causes of peripheral […]

How to care for a wasp sting

An individual is at risk for a wasp sting if spending time outdoors. Remember that wasps, bees and other similar insects can cause allergic reactions. The severitiy of an insect sting reaction may vary from person to person. There are three types of reactions such as: A normal reaction will cause swelling, pain, itchiness, redness […]