Gallstones are solid, pebble-like masses formed in the gallbladder. There are three main types of stones: mixed stone made of bile pigments, calcium and cholesterol stones; and those made up of bile pigments alone. Cholesterol stones are usually solitary and large measuring up to 4 cm or more in diameter. Mixed stones are those composed of bile pigments alone are small and multiple.
Christmas is weeks ahead and most us thinks that Christmas ham is the star of the celebration but some who can afford to buy a whole lechon still thinks that it is the most important part of celebrating Christmas. Still, not everyone can afford to buy ham or it is the last thing on their list. But for those who have the patience of making your own ham, a home made ham will save you money
Neuralgia means nerve pain. It is not a disease, but a symptom caused by various conditions. The pain in neuralgia is felt in the area supplied by the affected nerve. Facial or trigeminal neuralgia is one of the most painful types of neuralgia. It is more common in the elderly.
Emphysema is an incapacitating incurable disease in which the alveoli (tiny air sacs in the lungs) become damaged, becoming less elastic and efficient. As the lungs loose their efficiency, less oxygen is absorbed and the person is persistently short of breath.
This spaghetti looks like your ordinary spaghetti but this dish taste like the spaghetti in fastfood joints, saucy, slightly sweet and geared to Filipino taste. There is a saying that don’t judge a book by it’s cover like this spaghetti that looks ordinary but the taste is superb.
Deafness is a deterioration in the ability to hear some or all sounds. It may develop gradually over a period of months or years or may occur suddenly in a matter of days or even hours. Deafness which occurs at birth or in early childhood can slow down the ability to learn and speak and may make a child more accident-prone.
A non-traditional way of cooking catfish. Frying catfish fillet and served with mustard vinaigrette with a mixture of shrimp paste, calamansi juice, vinegar, mustard leaves seasoned with sugar, salt and pepper.
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) or Repetitive motion injury is a nerve injury that diables the hand. The carpal (wrist) tunnel consists of bones and the transverse carpal ligament. The median nerve runs from the neck down to the fingers and passes through the tunnel.
A very tasty oven roasted pork that is easy to cook. The cooking method is very similar to lechon kawali where you have to boil the pork until slightly tender then deep fried. But the only difference is roasting the pork after boiling it.
Practically all adults experience mild to severe pain in the back at one time or another. The structure and functions of the backbone (spine) make the back prone to pain or injury. The spine which supports the body, is made up of 33 vertebrae (bones) separated by flexible cartilage washers called discs. It is surrounded by and interspersed with ligaments, muscles and nerves.