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Showing posts with label Health. Show all posts

Chronic cystitis: symptoms, causes and treatment

Chronic cystitis: symptoms, causes and treatment
Chronic cystitis Chronic cystitis (also known as interstitial cystitis) originates in the bladder. It causes a painful pressure or burning in the pelvic region, and a frequent need to urinate. The condition affects women more often than men. If you have ever had a urinary tract infection, the pain of chronic cystitis is comparable. However, a UTI will disappear with time and treatment. Chronic cystitis is difficult to diagnose and treat. What is chronic cystitis? Cystitis is an inflammation… ...Read more

Spinal stenosis: causes, symptoms and diagnosis

Spinal stenosis: causes, symptoms and diagnosis
What is spinal stenosis? The spine is a column of bones called a vertebra that provides stability and support for the upper part of the body. It allows us to turn and twist. The spinal nerves run through the openings in the vertebrae and conduct signals from the brain to the rest of the body. The bone and surrounding tissues protect these nerves. If they are damaged or damaged in any way, it can affect functions such as walking, balance and sensation. Spinal stenosis is a condition in which t… ...Read more

Hair dyeing with psoriasis: 9 considerations

Hair dyeing with psoriasis: 9 considerations
Overview People with psoriasis should be very aware of the chemicals that come into contact with their skin, as some harsh or abrasive substances can cause irritation. Some may even trigger an outbreak. Psoriasis of the scalp is one of the most common subtypes of this condition. It can cause small patches of fine or scabby scales to form on the scalp. Psoriasis of the scalp is different from dandruff, although some shampoos are formulated to treat both. Although psoriasis is a lifelong conditi… ...Read more

Agoraphobia With Panic Attacks

Agoraphobia With Panic Attacks
What is agoraphobia with panic attacks? A panic attack is a sudden feeling of fear that has no reasonable cause. This causes symptoms such as rapid heartbeat and chest pain. Agoraphobia is a type of anxiety disorder that can occur on its own or may accompany other types of anxiety disorders such as phobias, panic disorder or social anxiety disorder. It is often described as a fear of being in public, although this is not a completely accurate description. Agoraphobia makes you want to avoid … ...Read more

High potassium: causes, symptoms and diagnosis

High potassium: causes, symptoms and diagnosis
What is hyperkalemia? Potassium is an essential electrolyte, which is a mineral that your body needs to function properly. Potassium is especially important for nerves and muscles, including the heart. Although potassium is important for your health, Much of the nutrient can be as bad as, or worse than, not getting enough. Normally, your kidneys maintain a healthy balance of potassium by eliminating excess potassium from your body. But for many reasons, the level of potassium in the blood can… ...Read more

Salt lamps of the Himalayas: Do they really work?

Salt lamps of the Himalayas: Do they really work?
Overview The popular pink salt is no longer just for spreading during dinner or a relaxing bath. Salt lamps from the Himalayas have made their way from specialized apothecaries to decoration magazines. The lamps are made of solid salt from the Himalayas of Pakistan. They are lit from the inside with a light bulb, and the combination emits a relatively dim amber light. The appeal is not only visual. Many believe that salt lamps have health benefits by curing asthma and detoxifying a room. Lamp… ...Read more

How to stop detecting the pill

How to stop detecting the pill
Overview Birth control pills are an effective, safe and inexpensive option to prevent pregnancy. As with any medication, you may experience some side effects while taking the pill. Here is more information on why you can detect while taking the pill and how to treat this side effect. How do contraceptive pills work? There are two main types of birth control pills. The first combines man-made versions of the hormones estrogen and progesterone. These are called ethinylestradiol and progestin… ...Read more

List of medications for osteoarthritis: opioids, NSAIDs and more

List of medications for osteoarthritis: opioids, NSAIDs and more
Know your OA treatment options Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis. It is marked by the wear and tear of the joints and the loss of cartilage that causes the bones to rub against each other. Once you have it, the damage can not be reversed. OA can occur naturally with age, but younger adults can also have it. It can also result from a recurring injury. Obesity is also a risk factor for OA because the extra weight can push your joints down. OA causes pain and inflammation… ...Read more

Trigeminy PVC: Definition, Causes, Treatment

Trigeminy PVC: Definition, Causes, Treatment
Overview In a typical heart rhythm, the heart beats in a uniform pattern. The upper part of the heart contracts, then the lower part of the heart contracts at a regular rhythm. However, sometimes the lower part of the heart (the ventricles) may beat slightly out of rhythm. This is called premature ventricular complex (PVC) or ventricular premature beat. When this occurs in a pattern of three beats, doctors call it trigeminy. This pattern can be two normal beats (sinus) and one abnormal. Anoth… ...Read more

H2 Blockers: Treatment Options for GERD | Health line

H2 Blockers: Treatment Options for GERD | Health line
What are H2 receptor blockers? H2 receptor blockers are a class of medications that can be used to treat conditions that cause excess stomach acid. These medications are available without a prescription and with a prescription. Common blockers of the H2 receptor include: nizatidine (Axid) Famotidine (Pepcid, Pepcid AC) cimetidine (Tagamet, Tagamet HB) ranitidine (Zantac) H2 receptor blockers are the most commonly used to treat gastritis or inflamed stomach and to treat peptic ulcers. Peptic ulce… ...Read more

Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) vs. EM

Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) vs. EM
ADEM and MS: how are they the same Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) and multiple sclerosis (MS) are autoimmune inflammatory disorders. Our immune system protects us by attacking foreign invaders entering the body. Sometimes, the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue. In ADEM and MS, the target of the attack is myelin, which is the protective insulation that covers nerve fibers throughout the central nervous system (CNS). Damage to myelin makes it hard for brain signals to… ...Read more

Brain fog and rheumatoid arthritis: causes and treatments

Brain fog and rheumatoid arthritis: causes and treatments
Rheumatoid arthritis and brain fog Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is best known for causing painful and inflamed joints. But many people with RA say they also have to deal with symptoms such as lack of memory, difficulty concentrating and difficulty thinking clearly. A sensation of mental slip is known as "brain fog". Although brain fog is not a medical term, doctors have recognized that many people with chronic inflammatory diseases such as RA have experienced it. How RA affects thin… ...Read more

Can you overdose Prozac? Know the symptoms and the next steps

Can you overdose Prozac? Know the symptoms and the next steps
What is Prozac? Prozac, which is the brand name of the generic drug fluoxetine, is a medication that helps treat major depressive disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and panic attacks. It is found in a class of medications known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). SSRIs work by affecting levels of neurotransmitters in the brain, including serotonin, which affects their mood and emotions. Although Prozac is generally safe, you may overdose. This can lead to serious complica… ...Read more

Headache behind the ear: causes, treatment and more

Headache behind the ear: causes, treatment and more
A different type of headache. Most people have experienced a headache at some time in their lives. But not all headaches are the same. In fact, there are more than 300 types of headaches. It is unusual for the headache to occur exclusively behind the ear. When the pain behind the ear is not relieved, you will want to find out what is causing it so you can find relief. Read on to learn more about the headache behind the ear and when to see a doctor. What causes the pain behind the ear? It is… ...Read more

Home remedies for the symptoms of breast cancer treatment

Home remedies for the symptoms of breast cancer treatment
How can home remedies help? Although treatment for breast cancer can help the disease go into remission, it often comes with a series of unpleasant side effects. Common side effects include: fatigue headache pain menopausal symptoms memory loss These side effects may differ from one person to another, and some may persist even after your treatment ends. Some people find that home remedies can help alleviate their side effects and improve their overall quality of life during and after treatment. Th… ...Read more