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You must have heard a famous proverb - “Beauty is more than skin deep”, meaning there’s more to being physically attractive than just good looks. But when you live with a visible skin condition like psoriasis or eczema, it can be way too challenging to remember and believe that beauty isn’t solely geared towards your outward appearance as these conditions completely shatter your confidence and self-image.
- Posted: July 21, 2021Read more »
Have you ever experienced puffiness under your eyes and think what you can do to get rid of them easily and effectively? You aren’t alone. There are millions of people in the world who are in the same circumstance as you. Puffiness around the eyes (called under eye bags) can be caused due to a multitude of reasons. The good news? There are as many treatments available for them as there are potential causes. So making a choice can be really challenging for you.
- Posted: July 16, 2021Read more »
Pleural effusion, also called “water on the lungs”, is an unusual amount of fluid buildup in the area between your lungs and the chest cavity. It may result from numerous health conditions such as pneumonia. In certain cases, it can also be fatal. Pleural effusion can resemble a respiratory infection. The underlying cause is sometimes respiratory, but there are various other potential causes as well. Your healthcare provider will first need to identify the root cause before prescribing the suitable pleural effusion treatment.
- Posted: July 14, 2021Read more »
Hearing loss in one ear means you have difficulty hearing or deafness that affects only one of your ears. Also known as unilateral deafness or unilateral hearing loss, hearing loss in one ear is usually described as deafness on one side or in one ear, inability to hear from one ear, or hearing loss on one side. You'll still be able to hear clearly with your other ear. Contact your healthcare provider if you experience any type of hearing loss. Sudden hearing loss in one or both ears is a medical emergency and demands immediate medical assistance. Your healthcare provider will be able to specify your treatment options and recommend them to a specialist.
- Posted: July 07, 2021Read more »
An anal fistula is a small tunnel-like structure that develops between the bowel and the anus tract. This tunnel-like structure is usually caused due to infection near the anus that reached the tract causing a collection of abscesses in the nearby tissue. When the abscess drains away, it leaves a small channel behind, causing a tunnel. With the passing time, this tunnel gets collected with abscess making the infection severe or even worse.
- Posted: July 02, 2021Read more »
Spinal muscular atrophy is a rare genetic disease that generally affects babies and children, making it challenging for them to use their muscles. When your child has SMA, a breakdown of nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord occurs. The brain stops sending messages that command muscle movement. Your child's muscles may become weak and shrink, and he or she may have problems controlling their head movements, sitting or standing without help, and even walking. In some instances, they can also have difficulty breathing and swallowing as the disease worsens.
- Posted: June 29, 2021Read more »
A heart transplant surgery replaces a failing heart with a healthy heart from a donor. It is considered the last resort for addressing heart conditions and is usually recommended by healthcare providers when all other treatment alternatives have been unfruitful.
Heart failure is a condition when the heart fails to work as efficiently as it should. As we all know, our whole body requires blood to perform all the vital functions. When the blood flow is inadequate, due to your heart being unable to pump blood properly, disruption occurs, making your heart weak. Heart failure can occur on any side of your heart or could affect
- Posted: June 25, 2021Read more »
Appendicitis refers to the painful swelling or inflammation of the appendix, a finger-shaped pouch (2 - 4 inches long) that protrudes from your colon on the lower right side of your abdomen. It can be acute or chronic. Appendicitis causes pain in the lower right abdomen. However, in the majority of people, the pain starts around the navel and then shifts. With the worsening of inflammation, the pain usually increases and eventually becomes severe.
- Posted: June 16, 2021Read more »
Pulmonary embolism is a condition characterized by a sudden blockage in the artery of the lungs, usually caused by a blood clot that breaks loose and travels through the bloodstream. Pulmonary embolism can be life-threatening, especially if the clot is large or are many in numbers. This is because the clot will obstruct the blood flow to the lungs. If diagnosed late or left untreated, the blockage can lead to death.
- 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.