Back Pain Causes

Have you recently been experiencing back pain and aren’t sure why? We’ve all seen comic scenes on television of people experiencing sudden back pain after lifting or bending, but when back pain comes on gradually, the cause is often a mystery – at least to the person experiencing the pain. It might not be such a mystery to a professional chiropractor who sees numerous clients who suffer back pain from a variety of causes. Here are just some of the more common causes of back pain.

Back Pain from a Pinched Nerve – Sciatica

You may have heard of sciatica. It’s the name given to pain that is experienced along the sciatic nerve and it often presents as lower back pain. Sciatica generally occurs when pressure is placed on the nerve by surrounding tissue. A chiropractor would seek to find the cause of the pressure and relieve it.

Posture & Back Pain

Poor posture may also lead to back pain. If you spend a lot of time sitting and you have a tendency to slump forward, you could be placing additional pressure on your spine. The muscles on either side may also be feeling the pressure. In this way, poor posture might lead to back pain by either tightening the muscles or leading to degeneration of a disc along the spine. A similar event may occur in the upper back/neck if it’s your habit to tilt your head forward. Continue reading


Cimavax where to buy

WHERE TO BUY CIMAVAX EGF (LUNG CANCER VACCINE)

CimaVax is not available in the UK at the moment. It has been approved in Cuba and is currently used in the hospitals there. There are trial plans for other nations and will commence in the United States in the later parts of 2015 or in first quarter of 2016. The trials need to achieve positive results before the vaccine will become available worldwide, according to the Cancer Research UK.

The vaccine will soon be available for the Americans after President Barrack Obama suspended the restrictions on the Cuban research and medical equipment.

CimaVax-EGF is the first therapeutic vaccine produced against history lung cancer has received approval for the Cuban market. The drug took 25 years to develop by specialists at Molecular Immunology Center of Havana. The preparation is an analog of epidermal growth factor, a factor necessary for the spread and growth of cancer cells. When the drug is applied, the immune system of the body begins to attack cells which produce EGF thus reducing significantly the growth of tumor.

The drug may not be successful in preventing the disease but will improve the conditions of patients who are critically ill. Treatment using the Cimavax-EGF is recommended for patients who have gone through radiation or chemotherapy and without therapeutic alternative are considered terminal. The vaccine helps in controlling the growth of tumor without associated toxicity and will increase the quality of life and life expectancy of patients having these tumors.

The CimaVax-EGF vaccine was approved in Cuba for clinical use for persons with the 3rd and 4th stage cancer who did not encounter any positive result with chemotherapy and radiotherapy. The patients in hospitals in Cuba receive the drugs for free. Continue reading

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Tapioca Allergy

Tapioca allergy was not something common, until not long ago, when the field of medicine encountered a patient having extreme symptoms of allergy which were brought about by tapioca roots referred to as cassava. Tapioca is a popular dish across parts of Asia and Africa and is known to result in certain complications due to its cyanide content. Allergic reactions however, are rare and the flour or starch from the root is commonly used as an alternative meal for persons suffering from wheat allergies.

Symptoms of Tapioca Allergy:

  • Breathing difficulties which result in wheezing and shortness of breath.
  • Common symptoms of cold such as nasal congestions, watering eyes, and running nose. It may also be associated with consistent coughs and sneezing.
  • Intense itching and skin rashes along with redness of the skin and general inflammation
  • Severe allergic conditions common with patents allergic to latex also. The symptoms might cause the individual to become unconscious and is considered to be lethal.
  • Swelling of the facial tissues and tingling around the mouth.

Reasons for Tapioca Allergy:

If you happen to be allergic to tapioca, your body may likely react in a violent manner on encountering proteins of tapioca. The inflammation of the body tissues is associated with the secretion of histamine as it attempts to eradicate the harmful allergen. As the allergen is eliminated, specific anti bodies binds to the protein and many symptoms will plague your body. Continue reading

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