Myocardial Infarction; Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Myocardial infarction

Myocardial infarction also called a heart attack happens when a blood vessel in the heart suddenly becomes blocked. Blood vessels carry blood and oxygen. When a blood vessel in the heart gets blocked, blood cannot get to the part of the heart. This part of the heart does not get enough oxygen. This is called ischemia. When the heart muscle becomes Read More …

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Muscle Cramp; Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Muscle cramp

Muscle cramp is a sudden and involuntary contraction of one or more of your muscles. If you’ve ever been awakened in the night or stopped in your tracks by a sudden charley horse, you know that muscle cramps can cause severe pain. Muscle cramps are a common problem characterized by a sudden, painful, involuntary contraction of the muscle. These true cramps, Read More …

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Insomnia; Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Insomnia

Insomnia is a common sleep disorder that can make it hard to fall asleep, hard to stay asleep or cause you to wake up too early and not be able to get back to sleep. You may still feel tired when you wake up. Insomnia can sap not only your energy level and mood but also your health, work performance Read More …

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Magnesium Health Benefit; Rich Foods, Deficiency Symptoms

Magnesium health benefit

Magnesium health benefit are important minerals needed for all cells in the body to function properly . It is an antidote to stress, the most powerful relaxation mineral available, and it can help improve your sleep. So health benefit of magnesium and potassium are important elements to maintain our healthy life. In our every day  eating list must have it. Read More …

Trigeminal Neuralgia; Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Trigeminal neuralgia (TN or TGN) is a chronic pain disorder that affects the trigeminal nerve. There are two main types: typical and atypical trigeminal neuralgia. The typical form results in episodes of severe, sudden, shock-like pain in one side of the face that lasts for seconds to a few minutes. Groups of these episodes can occur over a few hours. The atypical form results in a constant burning Read More …

Snoring; Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Snoring

Snoring is the vibration of respiratory structures and the resulting sound due to obstructed air movement during breathing while sleeping. In some cases, the sound may be soft, but in most cases, it can be loud and unpleasant. Snoring during sleep may be a sign, or first alarm, of obstructive sleep apnea(OSA). Research suggests that snoring is one of the factors of sleep deprivation. Snoring and Read More …

Tuberculosis; Types, Causes, Symptom, Diagnosis, Treatment

Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is a potentially fatal contagious disease that can affect almost any part of the body but is mainly an infection of the lungs. It is caused by a bacterial microorganism, the tubercle bacillus or Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Although TB can be treated, cured, and can be prevented if persons at risk take certain drugs, scientists have never come close to wiping Read More …

Whiplash Injury; Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Whiplash injury

Whiplash injury is a hyperextension and flexion injury to the neck or sudden thrusting forwards due to forceful, rapid back-and-forth movement of the neck, like the cracking of a whip. Whiplash most often occurs during a rear-end auto accident, but the injury can also result from a sports accident, physical abuse or other trauma. Whiplash is a common injury associated most Read More …

Torticollis; Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Torticollis

Torticollis is involuntary tonic contractions or intermittent spasms of neck muscles causing the neck to turn from its usual position. It can be present at birth (congenital), inherited or develop as a result of damage to the nervous system or muscles. Torticollis with recurrent, but transient contraction of the muscles of the neck and especially of the sternocleidomastoid, is called Read More …

Bell’s Palsy; Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Bell's palsy

Bell’s palsy is an idiopathic, acute, unilateral paresis or paralysis of the face in a pattern consistent with peripheral facial nerve dysfunction, and may be partial or complete, occurring with equal frequency on the right and left sides of the face. There is evidence that Bell’s palsy is caused by herpes viruses. Additional symptoms of Bell’s palsy may include mild pain Read More …

Anemia; Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

anemia

Anemia is a condition that develops when your blood lacks enough healthy red blood cells or hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is a main part of red blood cells and binds oxygen. If you have too few or abnormal red blood cells, or your hemoglobin is abnormal or low, the cells in your body will not get enough oxygen. Anemia is defined as Read More …

Adrenal Fatigue; Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Adrenal fatigue is a term that is used to describe your adrenal glands when they are struggling to cope with both stress and an overly busy schedule. In this state of adrenal fatigue, you’ll likely be feeling pretty burned out, overworked and feeling dull all over. While ‘adrenal fatigue’ isn’t a diagnosis you’re going to get from your doctor, experiencing Read More …

Angina Pectoris; Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Palpitations

Angina pectoris (Latin for squeezing of the chest) – is chest pain, discomfort, or tightness that occurs when an area of the heart muscle is receiving decreased blood oxygen supply. It is not a disease itself, but rather a symptom of coronary artery disease, the most common type of heart disease. Angina is a Latin word describing a spasmodic, cramp-like, choking Read More …

Hypertension; Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Hypertension

Hypertension is high blood pressure, a very common condition in older adults. Blood pressure is the physical force exerted by the blood as it pushes against the walls of the arteries. Blood pressure readings are written in two numbers separated by a line. The top number represents the systolic blood pressure and the bottom number represents the diastolic pressure. The Read More …

Knee Pain; Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Knee Pain

Knee pain can be caused by a sudden injury, an overuse injury, or by an underlying condition, such as arthritis. Treatment will vary depending on the cause. Symptoms of knee injury can include pain, swelling, and stiffness. What is tri-compartmental osteoarthritis of the knee? Osteoarthritis affects the knee joint more than any other joint. If your diagnosis is for tri-compartmental knee osteoarthritis, you will Read More …