Grocery shopping

Going shopping for healthy products can sometimes be overwhelming. There is so much behind what the label really says. We could spend hours in a place reading all the labels, ingredients etc trying to find the most appropriate for our needs. In another post I will go in more detail about the hidden names andContinue reading “Grocery shopping”

SHOULDER ARTHROSCOPIC

Arthroscopy is a procedure  used to inspect, diagnose, and treat problems inside a joint. During the procedure, the surgeon inserts the arthroscope into your shoulder through a small incision. It is mostly to repair any damaged tissues. To do this, your surgeon makes 1 to 3 small incisions (cuts) and inserts other instruments through them.Continue reading “SHOULDER ARTHROSCOPIC”

Artificial neurons

Neurons, nerve cells, are the fundamental units of the brain and nervous system. Essentially they are the cells that transmit information throughout the body. There are different types of neurons: sensory, motor, interneurons…now we have artificial neurons. A team from the University of Bath, in U.K. ,used a combination of maths, computation and chip designContinue reading “Artificial neurons”

Animal Chiropractic

Unfortunately the use of Chiropractic treatment in animals is not known by most people, but it is said that D.D. Palmer adjusted animals since 1896.   Chiropractic for animals is considered in the Veterinary world as an alternative therapy just like massage or acupuncture. It has poor acceptance of some veterinarians due to the lackContinue reading “Animal Chiropractic”

Healthy Tksgiving!

Besides been grateful for the past year, experiences, loved ones, we also associate Thanksgiving Day with FOOD! To the degree of getting the famous food coma. Pies, Turkey, casseroles, mashed potatoes, gravy, eggnog… Here I share some side dishes healthier options for Thanksgiving, less guilty food coma? MASHED PURPLE CAULIFLOWER 1 medium purple cauliflower, cutContinue reading “Healthy Tksgiving!”

Concussions and new devices to diagnose it.

A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that can occur after an impact to your head or after a whiplash injury. It results in temporary loss of normal brain function. We have heard a lot about athletes getting concussions, but it can happen to anyone and are actually pretty common. Some signs of concussion are:Continue reading “Concussions and new devices to diagnose it.”

ACL surgery

The knee is the largest joint in the body and sadly is easy to injured. The knee has 4 major ligaments, the most common injured one is the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). It is located toward the front of the knee. The ACL is often stretched and/or torn during a sudden twisting motion (when theContinue reading “ACL surgery”

Diabetes:Type 1- new treatment?

Diabetes Type 1 is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin. Insulin is a hormone needed to allow sugar (glucose) to enter cells to produce energy. It is an autoimmune disease and so far no cure have been found. It can be very serious if left untreated, it can haveContinue reading “Diabetes:Type 1- new treatment?”