Epilepsy is a chronic disorder of unprovoked seizures. It is a neurological disorder in which the neurons in the brains misfire leading to occasional seizures. You may faint or lose consciousness due to convulsions.
Most breast feeding mothers have chances of developing breast infection or mastitis within the 3 months of delivery. Though it can happen to a nursing mother any time after child birth, particularly when she has not fed her child for more than 12 hours.
Amblyopia or commonly known as lazy eye, is a condition generally develops in early childhood. However, children of all ages and adults above 40 can also get it. It usually runs in families.
Many women, particularly those above 40 before the menopause get abnormal heavy vaginal bleeding termed as dysfunctional uterine bleeding or Menorrhagia. It is usually caused by hormonal imbalance.
Muscles are attached to the bones by thick cords of tissues called tendons. Bone movement is regulated by the contractions of the muscles. Tendonitis is the pain caused due to irritated or inflamed tendons and losing their capabilities of smooth motion.
Gastroparesis is literally paralysis of stomach. It is a condition in which your stomach cannot empty itself a normal fashion. It is also called delayed gastric emptying (DTE). Often, the cause of gastroparesis is unknown.
Any cause that affects the hip joint movement will lead to pain. Aging is one of the biggest causes of hip pain. The pain can either be due to arthritis which degrades the protective cushioning in the joint or inflammation of the joint lining called bursitis. Any hip injury can also cause pain. All normal activities ranging from walking to climbing can become cumbersome.
Swollen lymph nodes indicate that there is some problem somewhere in the body. Infections such as the common cold, ear infections, skin infections, measles, tonsillitis, abscesses tooth and gingivitis are some of the common causes For the swelling.
Healthy nails not only add beauty to your hands but reflect an overall robust health. Who doesn't want their nails to grow fast and strong? If you want your nails to grow fast and healthy then you must follow the tips given under.
Cirrhosis of the liver is a chronic progressive disease, in which healthy tissue of the liver is destroyed and scar tissue is developed. This causes damage to the liver over several years resulting in poor functioning of liver.
When balance between the good and the bad bacteria in your vagina tilts towards bad bacteria an infection called bacterial vaginosis can occur. This overgrowth of bad bacteria causes a white, thick and foul smelling discharge from vagina.
Nosebleeds or epistaxis is common, not serious, but annoying condition. It is embarrassing if nose begins to bleed in public. Nosebleeds occur when the hundreds of tiny blood vessels in the inner nose get agitated pushing out the blood from the nostrils.
Minor cuts and wounds are unwanted but unexpected common surprises of our life. These are the injuries of the outer layer of the skin which either gets cut or bruised.
Hiatal Hernia is the protrusion of the stomach, through the esophageal opening in the diaphragm. If you have a hiatal hernia you will be experiencing the painful burning sensation of acid reflux or heartburn after most of your meals if not every meal.
Women who wear high heel shoes are highly prone to get heel spurs, in addition to the people who are into running, jumping and dancing. It mostly affects people with flat feet or people with high angular arch in their feet.
We all are spending disproportionate time in front of digital media such as mobile phones, computers and TV as compared to what we used to spend in the beginning of the new millennium. This has increase vision related problems.