- Posted: April 06, 2021Read more »
Motion sickness is a sick feeling triggered by movement. It is caused by the repeated motion from a vehicle or any other movements that can agitate the inner year. Some people experience nausea or vomiting when riding an automobile, airplane, or amusement park ride. This is called motion sickness. When experiencing the same problem while riding on a ship or boat, it's commonly referred to as seasickness - however, it's the same disorder.
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Recently diagnosed with high cholesterol? If yes, you are at risk of heart disease and other medical complications, such as diabetes. Many people think diabetes is caused by insufficient secretion of insulin in the body. But the fact is, the secreted insulin does not get dissolved by the blood cells because of an unwanted layer of cholesterol on the blood cells. This layer of cholesterol prevents the blood cells from interacting with insulin causing diabetes. There are more facts regarding the side effects of high cholesterol. You will get to know about it in this article.
- Posted: January 15, 2021Read more »
As per the National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. almost 0.5% of all upper respiratory tract infections are complicated by sinusitis. This means the incidence of acute sinusitis ranges from 15-40 episodes per 1000 patients every year, depending on the setting. Such infection is more common in adults as compared to children, whose sinuses are not fully developed.
- Posted: January 05, 2021Read more »
Gastric bypass or roux-en-y gastric bypass surgery is a surgery that helps you to lose weight or counter obesity by altering how your stomach and small intestines handle the food you eat. After the surgery, your stomach will become smaller in size, with fewer calories, you'll feel fuller. Gastric bypass comes under a weight loss surgery, in which general anesthesia is used before this procedure. In this procedure, surgical steps are required in order to create a small pouch at the top of the stomach, keeping the rest of the stomach unused (bypassed).
- Posted: December 28, 2020Read more »
Hemophilia is a genetic disorder in which the blood does not clot due to a low level of specific proteins called ‘clotting factors,’ making it difficult for the blood to clot properly. This consequently results in excessive bleeding. The signs and symptoms of hemophilia differ according to the intensity and causes. There are 13 kinds of clotting factors that work with platelets in the process of clotting. These platelets are small blood cells that are formed in the bone marrow.
- Posted: December 26, 2020Read more »
Knee replacement surgery - also called knee arthroplasty - is a procedure that can help ease pain regain function in seriously diseased knee joints. This surgery involves clipping away damaged bone and cartilage from your thigh bone, shinbone, kneecap, and substituting it with an artificial joint - composed of high-grade plastics, metal alloys, and polymers.
- Posted: December 17, 2020Read more »
Tetanus is an infection that occurs because of a bacteria known as Clostridium tetani. When these bacteria enter the body, they release a poison (toxin), causing painful muscle contractions. So far no cure has been discovered, just tetanus prevention measures. It is also known by the term ‘lockjaw’ because the infection results in a person’s neck and jaw muscles to lock, making it difficult to open the mouth or swallow.
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With so many queries right now about the dangers of the COVID-19, you might be wondering how chronic pain might affect the immune system’s ability to fight off disease. Since COVID-19 surfaced months ago, we have learned that certain people are more susceptible to it than others. Peter Abaci, MD, is one of the world’s leading experts on chronic pain and integrative medicine.
- Posted: December 07, 2020Read more »
An irregular period is a menstrual cycle which for an unexpected reason, continually falls outside "regular" ranges. Some variability is normal in your cycle length. Irregularity is also typical and expected when your periods first begin in life (menarche), and when they are coming to an end (perimenopause). They are also expected after pregnancy and while stopping or starting a method of hormonal birth control.
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If you have had years of breathing in pollution, cigarette smoke, viruses, and other contaminants, cleansing out your lungs may sound very enticing to you. There are tons of products available on the market that claim to eradicate toxins from your lungs including essential oils, vitamins, teas, etc., although there is no scientific research to support the efficacy of any of them.