Health Conditions


Rectum fistula

Anal Fistula

What is an anal fistula? An anal fistula is a narrow tunnel between an infected …

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anal fissures disorders

Anal Fissure

What is an anal fissure? Passing hard stools can result in a tear on the …

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A few facts about Carcinoid syndrome

What is Carcinoid syndrome? The carcinoid syndrome is a specific type of syndrome that occurs …

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Everything you need to know about COVID-19

What is the full form of COVID-19? COVID-19 is the abbreviated name for Coronavirus Disease …

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DOMS (Delayed Onset of the Muscle Soreness)

What is DOMS? DOMS refers to the Delayed Onset of the Muscle Soreness. It leads …

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Night sweats

What are night sweats ? Extreme or excessive perspiration in your normal bedroom temperature during …

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croup disease

Croup

What is Croup? Croup is an upper Respiratory Infection which mainly occurs in children below …

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder

What is Generalized anxiety disorder? GAD(Generalized Anxiety Disorder) is very different from normal anxiety. In …

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Medication-Overuse Headache

What is Medication Overuse?  Every medication has its own threshold. When a person has an …

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Headache stress

Caffeine-related headaches 

What is a caffeine-related headache? An overdose of caffeine triggers headaches in many people. The …

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Sinus Headaches

What is Sinus Headache? Sinuses are air-filled spaces present inside the forehead and the cheekbones. …

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

PTSD – What is it? PTSD or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a mental disorder …

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Night Terrors

What are night terrors? Much similar to a nightmare but much more dramatic in nature, …

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Tourette's Syndrome

What is Tourette’s syndrome? Tourette’s syndrome is a type of tic disorder. Tics are uncontrollable …

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Varicocele

What is varicocele? Enlargement of veins present in the scrotum is called varicocele.  These veins …

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Pain disorder

What is pain disorder? Any pain that persists for a prolonged period of time which …

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Tension headaches

What is a tension headache? A persistent pain that keeps lingering around the head associated …

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Exertional headache

An overview Headache seems to be the most common problem faced by numerous people all …

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Manic depression

What is manic depression/bipolar disorder? Bipolar, which was formerly known as manic depression, is a …

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Sensory diabetic neuropathy

Understanding diabetes Diabetes is a health condition characterized by high blood sugar levels. Sugar in …

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Lymph node check up

Lymphadenopathy

What are lymph nodes? Lymph nodes are small rounded glands that are found in various …

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Measles rashes

Rubella

What is Rubella? Rubella, also known as three-day measles or German measles, is a contagious …

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Syncope

What is syncope? Syncope is a medical term used to describe a person fainting. It …

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Dry cough

Overview of a dry cough Coughing is a natural phenomenon of the body where mucus …

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Dyshidrotic eczema

What is dyshidrotic eczema? Have you been experiencing red and itchy skin with scaling affecting …

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Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)

What is DIC? Disseminated intravascular coagulation is a medical condition where the normal process of …

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Yellow poop

Why is my poop yellow? Passing yellow poop is nothing uncommon.  What food you eat …

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Skin rashes eczema

Contact dermatitis

Understanding dermatitis Dermatitis is a general medical term that is used to describe skin irritation. …

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Fanconi anemia

What is Fanconi anemia ? Fanconi anemia is a serious blood disorder that is characterized …

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Bloom Syndrome

What is Bloom Syndrome? Bloom syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that is characterized by short …

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Plague

What is the plague? Plague, also referred to as the black plague, is a zoonotic disease …

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Cloudy Urine

Introduction Healthy urine is normally clear and light yellow in color with no sediments. The …

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Pneumothorax

Overview Pneumothorax is a painful condition of the lung, commonly referred to as a collapsed …

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Yellow Jacket Sting

What are Yellow Jackets? The yellow jacket is a predatory social wasp that is common …

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PSORIASIS scalp

Itchy Scalp

What is itchy scalp? Itchy scalp is caused by a number of health conditions. This …

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Prediabetes

Understanding prediabetes Prediabetes (also known as borderline diabetes) is a health condition characterized by higher …

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Histoplasmosis

Histoplasmosis: Quick Facts The incidence of histoplasmosis in adults aged 65 years and older was …

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Hypocalcemia

The role of calcium Calcium is one of the minerals found as an electrolyte in …

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Dark Urine

How urine is produced Urine is composed of wastes and excess fluid from the body. …

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Stuffy Nose

What is a stuffy nose? Breathing is something we take for granted especially when our …

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Smegma

Smegma Buildup: The real culprit? Are you getting worn out after intercourse or is it …

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Inverted nipples

Understanding the nipple and its functions Nipples are raised tissues present on the breasts. They …

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MANUKA HONEY sore throat

Pharyngitis 

What causes pain and irritation in the throat? How many of you have experienced sudden …

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Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder

What is obsessive-compulsive personality disorder? Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) is a disorder associated with a …

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Temporal Arteritis

What is temporal arteritis? The inflammation of the blood vessel(s) is called vasculitis. Giant cell …

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Thyroid Storm

Thyroid Storm: What is it? Thyroid storm is a case of untreated or undertreated hyperthyroidism …

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Thalassemia

Thalassemia – Quick Facts Annually there are over 332,000 children born worldwide with hemoglobin disorders. …

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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

What is a subarachnoid hemorrhage? The subarachnoid space is the space between the brain and …

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Swollen Lymph Nodes

What is the lymphatic system? The lymphatic system is a network of tissues and organs. …

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Pyelonephritis

What is pyelonephritis? Pyelonephritis (Kidney infection) is a urinary tract infection, generally caused by bacteria, …

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Cholesteatoma

Overview Cholesteatoma is an abnormal non-cancerous skin growth or skin cyst that develops behind the …

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Hookworms

What exactly are Hookworms? Hookworms are parasitic nematodes (roundworms) that live in the intestine and …

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Inguinal Hernia

What is an inguinal hernia? A hernia is a common problem that especially affects elderly …

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Inner Knee Pain

Understanding the Knee The knee is a complex joint in the human body that connects …

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Chondromalacia

Overview Chondromalacia Patella is a condition of the knee, where the articular cartilage situated behind …

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Baby Acne

Understanding Baby Acne Is your newborn’s facial skin breaking into pimples? Pimples or acne often …

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Mycobacterium tuberculosis

An overview Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease.  It is either caused by tubercle bacillus …

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Epididymitis

What is causing pain in the groin region? Inflammation of the epididymis, which is a …

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Mosquito Bites 

Why do mosquitoes bite? Mosquito bites are generally associated with inflammation and redness associated with …

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Epidermodysplasia Verruciformis

How is this rare skin disease caused? Epidermodysplasia Verruciformis (EV) is also called treeman syndrome …

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Lower Abdominal Pain 

What causes lower abdominal pain? The area between the chest and the pelvis is considered …

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Capgras Syndrome

Understanding Capgras Syndrome Capgras Syndrome is a rare mental health condition characterized by a distorted perception …

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Chest Pain

Overview of the condition Chest pain is a common reason for people to visit their …

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Cherry Angioma

Understanding Cherry Angioma Cherry Angioma is small reddish bumps that occur on the skin. They …

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Charley Horse

Understanding Charley Horse The unbelievably common leg cramps people experience is medically termed as Charley …

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Cardiac Tamponade

Understanding Cardiac Tamponade Cardiac Tamponade or pericardial effusion is a condition that is caused by …

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Fifth disease 

Why do your cheeks look slapped? It is a viral illness that commonly affects children.  …

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Wolf spider bite

Wolf spider facts The moment the word spiders come to your mind, the first thing …

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Alexandria’s Genesis 

Fact Check It is a genetic mutation that was found in a girl named Alexandria.  …

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Akathisia

How and when is it caused? A state of motor restlessness or movement disorder with …

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Lupus Rash

How does lupus affect our body? A systemic autoimmune disease where the body’s immune system …

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Clostridium difficile infections

An overview A bacterium that affects the gastrointestinal system and considered the leading drug-resistant threat …

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Tongue cancer 

An overview A persistent lump of red or white patch on the tongue that does …

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Pituitary Gland Disorders

What does the pituitary gland do? It is a small organ situated at the bottom …

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Osteopenia

What is osteopenia? A medical condition where the density of the bone decreases is called …

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Poison sumac 

An overview A rare toxic tree from the genus Toxicodendron, which is closely related to …

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Humerus Bone Disorders

Humerus Bone:  An overview The long bone that connects the shoulder to the elbow is …

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High platelet count

What does a high platelet count mean? This can be termed as a condition where …

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Heel spurs

What is a heel spur? The calcaneus (the heel bone) is a large bone and …

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Pinworms

What are pinworms? Pinworms are plasticky, thread-like worms that live in the large intestine of …

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Panic Attack

What is a panic attack? A sudden terror that strikes one’s heart when there is …

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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

What is Rocky Mountain spotted fever? RMSF (Rocky Mountain spotted fever) is a bacterial disease …

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Metabolic syndrome

What is metabolic syndrome? A group of risk factors that may increase the chances of …

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Erythema Multiforme

What is Erythema Multiforme? A group of hypersensitivity disorders is called erythema multiforme.  It affects …

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H. pylori Infections

Characteristics of an H. pylori Host Age-related Correlation The pathogen is generally acquired during the …

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Hangnails

Hangnails: All you need to know Hangnails are those irritating, jagged pieces of skin that …

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Blood blister

What is a blood blister? A blister containing blood in it is called blood blister.  …

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Balanitis

What is balanitis? Infection or inflammation of the glans of the penis is called balanitis.  …

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Bacterial Pneumonia

What is bacterial pneumonia? It is an inflammation of the lungs, which is caused by …

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Atelectasis

What is Atelectasis? It is the complete or partial collapse of a lung.  It is …

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Anaphylactic Shock

What is anaphylaxis? It is an allergic reaction that is severe and potentially life-threatening.  Anaphylactic …

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Pernicious anemia

Understanding Pernicious anemia Anemia is the decrease in the red blood cells in your body. …

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Wasp Sting

What are wasps? A wasp is a member of a group of insects in the …

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Sebaceous Cyst

What are sebaceous cysts? Sebaceous cysts are slightly hardened, fluid-filled bumps within the skin, which …

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Pellagra

What is pellagra? Pellagra is defined as a nutritional disorder which is caused by a …

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Deficiency & Developmental Disorders: A Complete Guide to Best Remedies

Nutritional Deficiency The cult of mass-produced processed food has now been identified as a major …

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Vital Organs & their diseases: A Complete Guide to Best Treatment and Remedies

Cardiovascular and circulatory Enlarged heart Symptoms Excessive thickening of cardiac muscles results in enlarged heart …

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Leaky Gut

What is leaky gut? Leaky gut is known as increased intestinal permeability.  It is a …

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Occupational Exposure & Lymphomas: A Complete Guide to Dangers & Remedies

What is occupational exposure? A person’s occupation or profession holds critical importance in his/her life. …

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Enlarged adenoids

What is an adenoid? Adenoid is also called as nasopharyngeal tonsil, which is a mass of …

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Poison oak rash

Poison oak

What is the poison oak? Poison oak is a plant species in the genus Toxicodendron.  Toxicodendron is a …

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Ménière’s Disease

The ear and your balance The inner ear has loop-shaped canals that contain fluid and …

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Molluscum contagiosum

What is Molluscum contagiosum? It is a skin infection caused by a virus named Molluscum …

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Typhus

What is Typhus? Vector-borne diseases are transmitted by insects or animals. They account for 17% …

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Walking Pneumonia

What is pneumonia? Pneumonia is known as an inflammation of the airways caused by a bacterial, …

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Short Breath

What is shortness of breath? Shortness of breath, which is also called dyspnea, is a …

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Infections symptoms

Deadly infections guide: Find the best & safest cures for them here

Is the fear of microbes justified? The most widespread infection in the world, transmitted by …

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Your Complete Guide to Preventing Birth Defects

What are birth defects? A birth defect or a congenital disorder is an abnormality in …

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Your complete guide to STDs and Reproductive Health

STDs – Stay aware, stay safe STDs are sexually transmitted diseases; diseases where the infectious …

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Your complete guide to an improved and disease-free skin

 Skin is a reflection of your overall health Skin is not only the largest organ …

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Ketoacidosis

Understanding ketoacidosis Ketoacidosis is a condition where there is a high concentration of ketone bodies …

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Influenza A

What is flu? Flu is an infectious or a spreadable disease. It occurs very commonly …

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Crohn’s Disease

Understanding Crohn’s disease Crohn’s disease is a severe inflammation of the digestive system. There is …

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Blue Balls

What are blue balls? Blue balls are medically called epididymal hypertension (EH). Blue balls refer …

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Autonomic Dysreflexia

What is autonomic dysreflexia? Autonomic dysreflexia is a condition that crops up due to a …

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Maladaptive Daydreaming

What makes daydreaming a maladaptive activity? Daydreaming, in its most harmless form, is an activity …

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High Blood Pressure

Overview of high blood pressure Stress, environmental pollution, physiological factors and numerous other triggers stimulate …

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Food Poisoning

Overview of food poisoning Global mortality rates are exponentially increasing every year due to lack …

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fatty liver disease

Hyperlipidemia

Understanding hyperlipidemia It literally means abnormally high lipids in the bloodstream. Chemically speaking, lipids are …

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Breast Cancer

Overview of breast cancer Malignancies of any form arise within the body due to abnormal …

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Malaria mosquito

Malaria

Overview of malaria The rise and spread of communicable diseases have posed a major threat …

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Typhoid

Overview of typhoid Pathogenic diseases are common in those parts of the world which are …

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Cold and Flu

Overview of cold and flu On a regular basis, people are unaware of cold and …

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Cancer

Overview of cancer Systemic diseases of different degrees are common in adults and children. In …

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Kidney Stones

Overview of kidney stones The National Institute of Health reports that nearly 15% of India’s …

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Emphysema

Emphysema – understanding the respiratory disease Emphysema is a type of COPD or Chronic Obstructive …

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Diabetes

Overview of diabetes Old age is associated with numerous pathological complications and diseases that disrupt …

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CARDIAC ARREST man

Cardiac Arrest

Overview The beating of the heart muscles is controlled by a series of electrical impulses. …

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Stroke

What is a stroke? Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disorders are major threats to healthy living. These …

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Arthritis

Overview of arthritis Every other person we daily come across is affected by some or …

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Asthma

Overview of asthma  Globally, asthma is prevalent in more than 200 million people. This has …

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Dengue Fever

Overview of dengue fever Pathogenic diseases are common in those parts of the world that …

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Substance Abuse

Overview of substance abuse The youth of the present generation are the easy targets of …

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Chicken Pox

Overview Infections mediated by virus or bacteria are usually contagious in nature. Despite appropriate vaccinations …

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Ear Infections

Overview of ear infections The ear is the most important sense organ which plays a …

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Hepatitis pain

Hepatitis

Overview of hepatitis Viral infections are extremely common in tropical and temperate regions of the …

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COPD-Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Understanding COPD COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease refers to a group of non-contagious progressive …

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Hypertension

Overview of hypertension Environmental stress factors combined with existing physiological conditions can lead to several …

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Depression

Overview of depression Mental health is an integral component of life. It is affected on …

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Colorectal Cancer

Overview Cancers can arise in practically any part of the body when cells begin to …

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Tuberculosis

Overview of Tuberculosis Pathogenic diseases are more prevalent in the countries having climatic conditions ideal …

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Pneumonia among children

Pneumonia

Pneumonia – a deadly disease In the recent years, viral and bacterial infections have become …

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Heart Diseases

Overview of heart diseases Premature death rate in India increased by 59% between the years …

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Obesity

Overview of obesity Obesity is a primary global concern at present, affecting children, teens, and …

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Prostate Cancer

Overview of Prostate Cancer The prostate gland is a small organ present below the bladder …

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ATHEROSCLEROSIS pain

Atherosclerosis

Overview The heart sends oxygenated blood to the various organs and tissues of the body …

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Pancreatic Cancer pain

Pancreatic Cancer

Overview of Pancreatic Cancer The pancreas is one of the most essential organs of the …

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Brain Diseases

Overview of brain diseases Disorders of the peripheral and central nervous system are very severe …

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GUM DISEASE swelling

Gum Disease

Overview Your mouth contains a soft tissue known as the gums or the gingiva which …

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Lung cancer

Lung Cancer

Overview of lung cancer Malignancy can arise due to more than one etiological factor and …

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Liver Failure

Overview of liver failure  The liver is one of the most vital organs of the …

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Liver Cancer pain

Liver Cancer

Overview of liver cancer Liver diseases have become a major threat to healthy living in …

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Alzheimer’s

Overview Old age is associated with many disorders. One such disorder where the memory and …

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Whooping Cough

Overview of a whooping cough Bacterial and other microbial infections may give rise to a …

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Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis

Overview of conjunctivitis Eye diseases can occur in any form due to multiple factors like …

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Bronchitis

Overview of bronchitis World Health Organisation’s recent reports reveal that countries having a tropical or …

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Anxiety and Panic

Overview of anxiety and panic From the moment we wake up, we are dragged half-willingly …

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Thyroid Disorders

Overview The thyroid gland is an essential part of the human body responsible for the …

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Blood Disorders

Blood Disorders

Overview Blood makes up about 7-8% of the body weight and is significant for the …

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Bipolar disorder

Overview of bipolar disorder The World Health Organization has recently reported that nearly 450 million …

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AIDS

Overview of AIDS Health organisations all over the world are bent upon curbing the “wildfire” …

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Overview of sexually transmitted diseases Unprotected sexual activities can lead to numerous clinical complications within …

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Liver Cirrhosis

Overview Like any other organ, the liver can fall prey to infection, inflammation or even …

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Diarrhea

Overview of diarrhea Gastrointestinal disorders are very common in low and middle-income countries which lack …

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Measles

Overview of measles Viral infections are very common in the tropics and the subtropics. These …

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Neonatal Jaundice

Overview of neonatal jaundice The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has estimated that …

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Trypophobia

Understanding trypophobia Technically speaking, a phobia is an excessive, unconscious, and persistent fear that constantly …

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Sleep Disorders

Introduction to sleep disorders  Sleep disorders are very common after a certain age. But one would …

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Lung Diseases

Overview of lung diseases Lung diseases also referred to as respiratory tract diseases are one …

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Oral Leukoplakia

Overview of oral leukoplakia Oral diseases are very common in all age groups and genders. …

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Athlete’s Foot

Overview Athlete’s foot is a very commonly experienced fungal infection and is said to affect …

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Tongue Diseases

Overview of tongue diseases Oral health is a matter of crucial importance in our daily …

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Vitamins – Deficiency & Excess

Overview Vitamins are essential ingredients for a healthy life. Deficiency of these elements can lead to …

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Excretory System Diseases

Overview of excretory system diseases The excretory system is one of the major functional units …

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Overview Loss of sensory function can occur in a number of ways but the direct …

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Blue Waffle Disease

Blue Waffle Disease – An overview Much similar to the vaginitis, the Blue Waffle Disease …

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Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Overview Leukemia is a cancer of the blood cells. Of its four main types, Acute …

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Dizziness

Overview of dizziness Vestibular disorders are becoming common in all age groups worldwide. Epidemiological studies …

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Vaccines

Overview of vaccines Numerous diseases can impact health and lifestyle at any point in time …

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Juvenile Diabetes

Overview In the recent years, children and teens have been suffering from various diseases that …

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Burkitt Lymphoma

Overview Burkitt lymphoma is a notoriously aggressive cancer of the lymphatic system. In fact, it …

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Morning Sickness

Overview Pregnancy, in most cases, is accompanied by associated clinical complications which normally stop after …

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Female Pattern Baldness

Overview of female pattern baldness Hair loss is a regular phenomenon for women and can …

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Meningitis neck pain

Meningitis

Overview Bacterial and viral infections are becoming widespread in the tropical and subtropical regions of …

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Dental Care

Overview of dental care Oral health forms the basis of a healthy life. Proper hygiene …

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Insect Bites

Overview Allergic reactions vary from person to person. It might be very severe in few …

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Memory Loss

Overview Aging is normally associated with numerous physiological and psychological complications. One common problem observed …

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Growing Pains

Overview of growing pains The years of growth of a child are marked by distinct …

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Hematuria

Overview of Hematuria Diseases due to kidney malfunctions are becoming very common especially in the …

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Overview Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common neurodevelopment disorder that typically develops during …

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Heat rashes

Heat Rash

Overview  of heat rash The steady progress of global warming is giving rise to numerous …

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Cold Sores

Overview of cold sores Viral and bacterial infections give rise to numerous complications in the human …

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Muscle pain woman

Muscle pain

Overview of muscle pain Overstress and strain affect half the population in recent times and …

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Menopause hot flashes

Menopause

Overview Women’s health is a matter of primary concern in today’s world and the health …

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Mumps test

Mumps

Overview of Mumps Viral infection rates are steadily increasing on a global scale due to …

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Angina patient

Angina

Overview Coronary heart disease is the most common heart disease whose most common symptom is …

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration man

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Overview Age-Related Macular Degeneration, AMD, is a retinal disease that is chiefly responsible for irreversible blindness …

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Urinary Tract Infections

Overview Kidney disorders, renal dysfunctions, and associated urinary ailments give rise to numerous pathological complications …

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Dehydration man

Dehydration

Overview of dehydration Water is the most essential element which forms about 70% of body …

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Dry skin aging

Dry skin

Overview of dry skin Different parts of the body get adversely affected due to seasonal …

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Acute Renal Failure dialysis

Acute Renal Failure

Overview of acute renal failure Acute Renal Failure (ARF) is a frequent fallout of critical …

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Ankle Osteoarthritis

Overview The ankle joint is the most commonly injured joint in the body and experiences …

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Binge Eating Disorder man

Binge Eating Disorder

Overview Everyone overindulges eating from time to time, be it a special occasion, a favorite …

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Avian Flu

Overview Avian means bird and avian flu is caused by avian influenza Type A viruses. …

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children

Overview Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a disease that influences the behavior and mental …

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Ovarian Cancer

Overview The ovary is a very important part of the reproductive system and is directly …

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Heat Exhaustion

Overview of heat exhaustion In the recent years, global warming and ozone depletion have steadily …

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Constipation

Overview of constipation Proper bowel movements are critical for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Abnormalities in …

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Blood Clots

Overview of blood clots On a daily basis, a blood clot is a common phenomenon …

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Bloating

Overview of bloating Physiological complications of the gastrointestinal tract may give rise to associated disorders. …

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Varicose Veins

Overview Vascular disorders have become a global health concern at present, mainly affecting people above …

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Arrhythmia patient

Arrhythmia

Overview of arrhythmia The normal heart beats 60-80 times per minute. When there is a …

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Rheumatoid Arthritis woman

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Overview Several diseases of the joints and bones occur at the onset of old age …

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Bruises

Bruises

Overview Mechanical and traumatic injuries are very common in daily life. They can lead to …

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Metabolic Disorders

Overview The global burden of non-communicable diseases is very high at present. The most common …

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Joint Damage

Overview of joint damage Degeneration of musculoskeletal structures is a common occurrence at the onset …

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Head Lice

Overview of head lice Infections caused by microbial pathogens are common in both children and …

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Skin Problems

Overview Environmental factors combined with numerous physiological conditions may give rise to numerous complications in …

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Pelvic Pain area

Pelvic Pain

Overview of pelvic pain Pelvic pain conditions become very common in women after a certain …

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LDL cholesterol foods

LDL Cholesterol

Overview of LDL  cholesterol Cholesterol is an essential component of the human body which helps …

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Laryngitis

Overview The larynx is a very essential organ of the body which contains all the …

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Kidney failure

Kidney Failure

Overview Kidney diseases, urinary tract infections, and renal dysfunctions have become a common occurrence in …

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Internal bleeding brain

Internal Bleeding

Overview Bleeding, be it internal or external is harmful to the human body since a …

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Tennis Elbow patient

Tennis Elbow

Overview of tennis elbow Joint damages and joint pains become very common after a certain …

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Hives allergies

Hives

Overview of hives Skin diseases are very common in the low and middle-income countries lacking …

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Parkinson’s disease hands

Parkinson’s Disease

Overview of Parkinson’s Disease Neurological disorders become very prominent after a certain age, mainly above …

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Osteoporosis wrist fracture

Osteoporosis

Overview of osteoporosis Musculoskeletal diseases result from bone deformities and other physiological factors that are …

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Osteoarthritis knee

Osteoarthritis

Overview of osteoarthritis Degeneration of bones, cartilages, and joints occurs at the onset of old …

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Melanoma diagnosis

Melanoma

Overview of melanoma Skin diseases have become very common in those countries having adverse climatic conditions. …

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Skin tags

Skin Tags

Overview of skin tags Aging is associated with several skin ailments which are in many …

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Spinal fracture injury

Spinal Fracture

Overview of spinal fracture The spinal cord is a very essential part of the body …

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Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia

Overview of schizophrenia Mental illnesses may arise from multiple factors. In today’s world full of …

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Skin Problems in Children

Overview of skin problems in children Increased levels of pollution and growth of microbial pathogens …

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Infections patient

Infections

Overview of infections  Infections of bacterial, viral or fungal origin are very common in the …

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Yellow fever mosquito

Yellow Fever

Overview Diseases due to bacterial and viral pathogens are common in the temperate, tropical and …

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Wisdom teeth model

Wisdom Teeth

Overview of wisdom teeth Oral health is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle. Negligence of …

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Weight loss man

Weight Loss

Overview of weight loss Weight management programs have gained momentum in the recent years. The …

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Testicular cancer man

Testicular Cancer

Overview of testicular cancer Testicles or testes are integral parts of the male reproductive system …

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Summer Skin Hazards

Overview of summer skin hazards Inhabitants of tropics, subtropics, humid and arid regions are subjected …

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Bad Breath

Overview Deterioration of oral health may result from various factors. According to the statistical reports …

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FIBROIDS uterine

Fibroids

Overview  Fibroids are benign tumors arising in the wall of the uterus. It is common …

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MAD COW DISEASE

Mad Cow Disease

Overview A small number of illnesses in humans are caused by pathogenic agents known as prions. …

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Paragonimiasis Bloody diarrhea

Paragonimiasis

Overview Care should always be taken to cook meat properly before consumption since it could …

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Cervical dysplasia (HPV)

Cervical Dysplasia

Overview of cervical dysplasia The cervix is an integral part of a woman’s reproductive system. …

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Foot problems lady

Foot Problems

Overview A large percentage of the global population suffers from foot problems of some form …

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POISON IVY rashes

Poison Ivy

Overview Plants contain a wide variety of chemical substances. Some, such as dyes and oils …

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Sepsis (Blood Poisoning)

Introduction Protecting the internal organs and tissues from the invasion of pathogens and toxic substances …

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Childhood Leukaemia mask

Childhood Leukemia

Overview of childhood leukemia Children, in general, are susceptible to numerous diseases that arise from …

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LACTOSE INTOLERANCE milk

Lactose Intolerance

Overview Milk and milk products form an important part of the daily diet in several …

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THROMBOCYTOPENIA purpura

Thrombocytopenia

What are Platelets? Although we do not normally think of blood as a form of …

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Connective tissues arthitis

Connective Tissue Diseases

What are the Connective Tissues? There are several types of tissue in the human body …

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SLEEP APNEA man

Sleep Apnea

Overview Breathing is an involuntary function. In other words, we do not have to make …

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Gastric stomach pain

Gas

Overview A large percentage of the global population suffers from functional gastrointestinal disorders. Several physiological …

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Subdural Hematoma

Overview Motorcycle accidents, contact sports, falls or violent attacks are all scenarios in which head …

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PTERYGIUM (SURFER'S EYE) redness

Pterygium (Surfer’s Eye)

Overview The conjunctiva is a thin film of the vascularised mucous membrane that forms a …

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VAGINAL DISCHARGE patient

Vaginal Discharge

What is Abnormal Vaginal Discharge? The vagina is often referred to as a self-regulating and …

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OVERACTIVE BLADDER toilet

Overactive Bladder

Overview The mechanism of urination is complex and involves multiple processes and intricate coordination between …

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JOCK ITCH

Jock Itch

Overview The skin is the body’s outermost line of defense. It has many roles to …

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SENSORY PROCESSING DISORDER

Sensory Processing Disorder

What is Sensory Integration? Humans require sensory input in order to understand and navigate their …

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CHOLERA pain

Cholera

What is Cholera? Cholera is a potentially life-threatening and highly virulent waterborne disease caused by …

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COLON POLYPS pain

Colon Polyps

What are Polyps? Polyps are abnormal growths that can appear in several different parts of …

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MISSED PERIOD

Missed Period

Introduction In women of reproductive age, the ovaries take turns month after month to release …

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SHINGLES (HERPES ZOSTER)

Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

Overview Humans frequently come into contact with viruses. Not all viruses are necessarily capable of …

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HOT FLASHES woamn

Hot Flashes

Overview For most women, the term ‘hot flashes’ is synonymous with menopause. This is accurate …

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ENLARGED PROSTATE diagnosis

Enlarged Prostate

Overview The prostate gland is an important part of the male reproductive system. Its function …

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mitral valve prolapse

Mitral Valve Prolapse

Overview The mitral valve guards the opening through which blood flows from the upper left …

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NEUROPATHY diabetic foot

Neuropathy

Overview The nervous system is vital to the normal functioning of the body. Sensory nerves …

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PRECANCEROUS SKIN LESIONS diagnosis

Pre-cancerous Skin Lesions

What are Pre-cancerous Skin Lesions? Certain diseases or syndromes may be benign but, if left …

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Swollen feet

Swollen Feet

Overview Foot problems are common in both men and women after a certain age. The …

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FOOT DROP treatment

Foot Drop

Overview Although we do not normally realize it, walking is a complex operation involving multiple …

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FACIAL HAIR woman

Facial Hair

Overview The growth of facial hair in the form of mustaches and beards is a …

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STAPH INFECTION stitches

Staph Infection

Overview ‘Staph’ is the shortened term for the genus of bacterium known as Staphylococcus. This …

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porphyria nervous system dysfunction

Porphyria

Overview The term ‘porphyria’ collectively refers to a group of medical conditions that involve the …

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PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME (PMS)

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

Overview Nearly every woman experiences premenstrual syndrome or PMS in some form or the other. …

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URETHRITIS pain

Urethritis

What is the Urethra? The urinary bladder is the organ that stores urine until it …

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PERIMENOPAUSE hot flashes

Perimenopause

Overview Unlike men, women are fertile and capable of reproducing only during a certain period …

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Quadriplegia

Overview Paralysis can take many forms. It may be partial or total. It may be …

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ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION smoking

Erectile Dysfunction

Overview Having occasional difficulties in getting an erection is fairly common and could be prompted …

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NURSEMAID'S ELBOW child

Nursemaid’s Elbow

Overview In young children, the bones and joints are still undergoing development and have not …

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CELIAC DISEASE

Celiac Disease

Overview Gluten is a kind of naturally occurring protein that is found in wheat, barley, …

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PSORIASIS itching

Psoriasis

Overview Psoriasis is a common skin disorder thought to be caused by an erratic immune …

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ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA

Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Overview Normally, the production of blood cells in the bone marrow is a well-regulated process. …

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ENDOCRINE SYSTEM DISORDERS diagnosis

Endocrine System Disorders

What is the Endocrine System? The main function of the endocrine system is the secretion …

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dwarfism short stature

Dwarfism

What is Dwarfism? Dwarfism is another name for a condition that causes a person to …

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ACL INJURY

ACL Injury

Overview Vigorous physical activity such as exercise or playing a sport can often lead to …

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FIBROMYALGIA pain

Fibromyalgia

Overview Fibromyalgia is a disorder primarily characterized by chronic muscle soreness and aches throughout the …

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GERD acid reflux

Acid Reflux & G.E.R.D.

Overview Acid reflux often referred to as ‘acid indigestion’ is a common condition that affects …

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GRAVE'S DISEASE puffy eyes

Grave’s Disease

Overview The thyroid is a gland located in the neck. Its function is to secrete …

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HAEMORRHOIDS pain

Hemorrhoids

What Are Hemorrhoids? Sometimes, the veins within the submucosal area of the latter part of …

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Rosacea skin

Rosacea

Overview Rosacea is a skin disorder that produces unsightly patches of inflammation and acne-like breakouts …

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GESTATIONAL DIABETES

Gestational Diabetes

Overview Diabetes is a medical condition in which the patient has elevated levels of glucose …

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BRAIN CANCER diagnosis

Brain Cancer

What are Brain Tumors? The central nervous system, in other words, the brain, and spinal …

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Mono In Teens

What Is Mono? Mononucleosis is a common disease across the world. It is usually caused …

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LUPUS rashes

Lupus

Overview Our immune systems defend our bodies against a variety of allergens and pathogens such …

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WEST NILE DISEASE mosquito

West Nile Disease

Overview Mosquitoes are notorious for transmitting a number of serious infectious diseases to humans. These …

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PSEUDOCYST pain

Pseudocyst

Overview There are several types of abnormal growths that can arise in the body. Cancerous …

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GAUCHER DISEASE abdomen

Gaucher Disease

Overview Lysosomal storage disorders are characterized by the absence or deficit of enzymes required for …

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Hyperkalemia Muscle fatigue

Hyperkalemia

Overview The human body requires potassium in order to perform many of its vital functions. …

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NEUTROPENIA abscess

Neutropenia

Overview There are many different types of cells in the blood. Each type performs a …

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ENDOMETRIOSIS pain

Endometriosis

Overview Endometriosis is a common gynecological problem and it is one of the major causes …

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DIVERTICULITIS pain

Diverticulitis

Overview A diverticulum is a small balloon-like protrusion extending outward from the walls of the …

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OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA snoring

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Overview We often underestimate the importance of restful sleep for maintaining good health and mental …

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MORGELLONS itching