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Stiff Neck? Is That What You Have? by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 4:40pm So you wake up some mornings and wonder to yourself, do I have a stiff neck? Here are some indications of a Stiff Neck: You have neck pain You have pain when you turn your head side to side, bring your head forward, look up to the ceiling or bring your ear to your shoulder. This decreased range of motion means you cannot turn your ... Read on »
What Is West Nile Fever ? by Ahmad.H Posted Fri 31 Aug 2012 4:35pm West Nile Fever is a viral infection caused by West Nile Virus, which is transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito.  66 people have died from West Nile virus infections this year and the number of human cases has grown to 1,590. That's the highest case count through the last week of August since the virus was first detect ... Read on »
What Can Cause a Stiff Neck? by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 20 Oct 2008 7:52pm Here is a list of some of the major culprits of a stiff neck. Avoid these and you can avoid having the dreaded stiff neck. Not using a supportive pillow for your head and neck while sleeping. A flat pillow gives no support to the head and neck Working on the computer all day with out taking breaks and having a bad posture while ... Read on »
Typhoid fever by Yusuf Posted Sun 13 Dec 2009 12:00am Typhoid fever is an infectious feverish disease, it is a bacterial infection usually caused by salmonella typhii though UK experts prefer the name Salmonella enteritica serovar Typhi, but the US call it Salmonella typhi. Classic typhoid fever is a serious disease and could life-threatening, but  antibiotics are effe ... Read on »
When is a Headache More Than A Headache? by Dr. Daisy S. Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Fri 11 Jul 2014 10:03pm It can probably be fairly said that everyone has had a headache at one time of another.  Most of us chalk it up to tension, hunger, even dehydration.  We take a few pain killers, drink some water, lie down in a darkened room, or just go about our day, accepting the mild pain as a fact of life for that day. But if you think about it, pain ... Read on »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: Aseptic meningitis associated with use of Lamictal (lamotrigine) by FDA Posted Thu 12 Aug 2010 9:36am Safety Announcement Additional Information for Patients Additional Information for Healthcare Professionals Data Summary Safety Announcement [08-12-2010] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing the public that Lamictal (lamotrigine)†, a medication commonly used for seizures in childr ... Read on »
Six Things to Do for a Crick in the Neck by Doug K. Patient Expert Posted Fri 20 Nov 2009 10:00pm What exactly is a "crick"? The word is derived from Middle English cricke, crykke - a bend or twist in the neck. Usually, you wake up with your neck either slightly bent to one side or you avoid moving your neck a certain way because of a sharp pain in your neck or shoulder blade - hence why we use the word "crick". The medical term is "tortico ... Read on »
Learn more about headache by Mark B. Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 12:43am Everyone gets affected with headache at some point in his or her life. However, if headache occurs quite frequently it may be a cause of concern and person must seek treatment immediately. This article discusses various types of headaches, causes, common symptoms associated with headache and also offers information on herbal remedies for hea ... Read on »
Neck Muscles Most Responsible For Your Stiff Neck And Trigger Points: The Levator Scapulae & Trapezius by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Sun 16 Aug 2009 10:23pm You wake up with a stiff neck after sleeping on the couch the night before and find that you cannot turn your head- what could be causing this inability to turn your head, stiffness and overall pain in your neck? Today I want to discuss a muscle called the levator scapulae and also revisit a muscle we have talked about previously: the trapezius m ... Read on »
Hydrocephalus and Treatment: Shunts and Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Tue 21 Aug 2012 10:07pm MainPlaceHolderTop MainPlaceHolder Hydrocephalus is an abnormal build-up of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the ventricles inside the brain. The ventricles are fluid-filled spaces in the brain. CSF is a clear, colourless fluid that looks like water and contains small amounts of salt, sugar, and cells. ... Read on »