Articles by Dr. Chris

5 Signs of a Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)

A frozen shoulder is long term shoulder problem that is not caused by cold despite its name. The term frozen shoulder simply means that movement at the shoulder joint is restricted and usually painful. It affects about 3 in 100 people at some point in their life and women in the 40 to 60 age group tend to be at the highest >> Read More ...

10 Causes of Heart Palpitations

Most of the time we do not feel the beating of the heart although it is an ongoing process throughout life. With the normal heart rate ranging between 60 to 80 beats per minute, it is only on a few occasions that we may be able to perceive this and only for a few minutes at most. However, some people may be able to >> Read More ...

How To Stop Sweating Excessively (Armpits, Hands, Feet, Body)

Sweating (perspiration) is a normal physiologic process that helps the body to control its temperature. Without the ability to sweat, the body temperature can rise to dangerously high levels and even lead to death. However, there is a point whereby sweating can sometimes be considered excessive. Some people may suffer with >> Read More ...

What Does A Stroke Mean and How Does It Happen

Like all organs, brain tissue needs a constant supply of oxygen and nutrients to stay alive. Different parts of the brain controls different functions, like memory, speech, coordination and sensory perception such as taste, vision or hearing. If a part of the brain is severely injured or dies then one or more functions can >> Read More ...

Hydration (Enough Body Water) Explained, FAQ, How to Hydrate

With the water comprising about 60% of the human body and some organs being as much as 80% water, the importance of water for human health and sustaining life is obvious. Hydration levels are not usually a concern for most healthy people who are consuming a balanced diet. However, the type of beverages, quantity and even >> Read More ...

Dangers of High Blood Pressure (Hypertension Complications)

High blood pressure is a global problem that mainly affects middle aged adults and seniors. It affects almost 100 million Americans and an estimated 26% of the world’s population. Most people know that hypertension is dangerous. However, the way hypertension causes damage to the body and contributes to certain >> Read More ...

Bad Knee – Causes of Chronic Knee Problems in Adults

Knee problems are not an uncommon issue, especially for adults and in particular the elderly. Apart from knee injuries that can occur at any age, the wear and tear of daily life leads to chronic knee problems in the senior years. The knee is a hard working joint that has to content with stresses and strains on a daily >> Read More ...

5 Signs of Lung Problems (Pulmonary Diseases)

There are several different types of lungs problems but all affect lung function to some degree. This means that the movement of air through the lungs and the exchange of gases are impaire to some degree. As a result, there are many common symptoms in most of these lungs conditions, whether it is an infection like >> Read More ...
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