Internal Medicine

Internal medicine is a field in medicine, sometimes also called general medicine that, as the name suggests deals with a wide range of diseases and afflictions and it is practiced by internists in hospitals where they have all the tools necessary for the diagnosis and treatment of serious and grave illnesses.

Family Medicine

Family medicine is one of the most important aspects and parts of medicine because it deals with the comprehensive health of the individual, his family, and of the entire community as well, treating for certain diseases, making diagnostics, recommending specialists, dealing with immunization, testing and many others.

Hypertension

Hypertension, or high blood pressure as it is called informally, happens when blood pressure in the arteries is higher than normal levels and the heart has to work extra to pump blood to the vessels; based on the systolic and diastolic values, normal blood pressure should be no higher than 140/90 mmHg.

Ventricular Tachycardia

There are several types of ventricular tachycardia, differentiated on a morphological basis, a duration basis or on the symptoms that are present; the diagnosis is usually done with an EKG or a telemetry rhythm strip, while minding the patient’s medical history, especially if they suffered from angina, congestive heart failure and others.

Alternative Medicine

Alternative medicine is a field with uses alternative methods, usually of a spiritual, energetic and natural approach that are meant to heal the body and the spirit and, though some of them have existed for thousands of years, they are now considered alternative because they cannot be compared to scientific medicine.

Medicinal Plants

Medicinal plants have been used to treat the human body of disease, fever, infections, pain, venoms and other afflictions of thousands of years, maybe even more, but due to their local use knowledge about many of them was lost throughout time, especially as Western medicine became more and more popular and successful.