Archive | January, 2016

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath is also known as dyspnea which involves difficulty breathing and feeling suffocated. Breathlessness can be mild, moderate or severe and sometimes accompanied by anxiety and stress that can make the condition worse. There is shortness of breath when exceeding the usual activity level or climbing high altitudes where oxygen level is low […]

Whiplash

Whiplash is a common injury involving the neck of a person following a strong acceleration and deceleration that can cause uncontrolled, strong forward and backward movement of the head and neck that is usually due to vehicular accidents. Whiplash injury involves damage to the structure of bones and soft tissue. In most cases, “whiplash-associated injuries” […]

Mold allergy

Mold is a fungus which makes spores rather than seeds such as plants and floats in the air similar to pollen. When an individual inhales the spores of mold, it can result to symptoms of an allergy. Outdoor molds grow in fallen leaves, rotting logs, compost piles, on grasses and grains. Even during early winter […]