What You Need To Know About The Left Upper Quadrant Pain

What you need to know about left upper quadrant pain

Left upper quadrant pain typically occurs in the abdomen starting from the umbilicus and continuing up to the left nipple. The organs located in this quadrant are the left kidney, spleen, left lower ribs, muscles, as well as part of the stomach, large intestines and pancreas. The heart is situated right above the quadrant. There […]

How to Avoid Getting Sick from the Hospital

How to Avoid Getting Sick from the Hospital

You go to the doctor or the hospital to get feeling better, but it’s not that uncommon to catch a cold while you’re there. Sure, it may seem like hospitals are safe – especially since a lot of them reek of cleaning chemicals and bleach – but that’s not always the case. With so many […]

Prepare your body before birth to prevent long term back pain| Newborn Care

As a mother of 4 children, I could relate very well to the following piece. Just because pregnancy is so prevalent and mainstream, doesn’t mean that it cannot have long term effects on our bodies. Let me correct that – every woman knows the long term effects pregnancy has on our bodies, sometimes the lesser […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Prevention Is Key

WASHINGTON — More than 28 million Americans use computers each day and, according to officials at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, many risk coming down with a painful, debilitating condition, carpal tunnel syndrome. “Carpal tunnel syndrome, or CTS, involves the median nerve and the flexor tendons, which extend from the forearm into the hand […]