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Finding it hard to walk properly?
Does it happen that you need to take rest while walking or doing any regular activities while your joints hurt a lot. It's because your joints are becoming rusty...
Chronic kidney disease also known as chronic kidney failure is the gradual loss of kidney functions due to various reasons. Kidneys are a pair of bean shaped organs
Neimann picks disease, is an uncommon metabolic disorder that affects the ability of the body to break down different types of fats like cholesterol or lipids within the cells.
Peritonitis, as the name suggests, is the inflammation of the peritoneum. The peritoneum can be defined as the lining or the silk-line membranes that line the abdominal wall.
Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder where a person breathing stops and restarts multiple times during sleep. Normally when a person sleeps, air flows smoothly from the nose
Sciatica is a nerve condition that is caused due to pain and inflammation in the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve arises from the lower back and moves posterior to the
The immune system is basically the system of our bodies that helps fight foreign intruders that might harm our bodies or its organs.
A biopsy is a medical procedure that involves the removal of abnormal tissue or a small sample of cells from a particular organ for further testing.
The first thousand days of one's life are considered to be tremendously important. It includes the stages of a baby being still a fetus in the mother's womb, infancy, and toddlerhood
Nerve weakness, also medically known as neuropathy, is a widely used term to denote temporary or permanent nerve damage that may occur due to dysfunction of the brain and spinal cord or the
Bronchial asthma is a medical condition that is due to inflammation, swelling and narrowing of the smaller airways of the lung resulting in difficulty breathing. It is known to affect about 235 million people
Disc prolapse, also commonly known as bulging or herniated disc is a condition where the gel-like center in between any two vertebrae of the spine called the disc, bulges out into the spinal canal
There are a lot of things for which we depend on age-old sayings or simply because we have heard or read it somewhere. But when it comes to our health, we should avoid this trend of just believing heard off things and
Urinary Tract Infection is a broad term used for any infection that might infect a part of the urinary tract. The main reason for urinary tract infections is when any kind of microbes enter into the said area.
Leukemia or blood cancer is a cancer of the blood and blood-forming tissues like the bone marrow and lymphatic system. It affects the ability of the body to produce healthy blood cells and results
Hypertension or High blood pressure is a non-communicable but preventable disease which is on a rapid increase throughout the globe. It is a condition in which the pressure exerted by blood on the arterial walls increases.
Hematoma, also known as blood suffusion in general terms, is a condition when one of the larger blood vessels is damaged or leaks blood into the surrounding tissue.
Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic condition that results in elevated blood sugar levels in people either due to reduced insulin production by the pancreas called Type I diabetes mellitus or due to the body's inability to effectively utilise the insulin produced called Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Every rainy season, the fear of diseases like dengue, malaria, diarrhoea and others, increases. Dengue fever, in particular, is one of the most deadly diseases transmitted in the human body by the bite of an Aedes mosquito infected with the dengue virus.
Typhoid fever is an infection caused by Salmonella typhi, a form of bacterium related to the organism that causes salmonella food poisoning. The infection may spread throughout the body and harm several organs.
Amenorrhea occurs when you do not have your monthly menstrual period. The absence of menstrual bleeding is referred to as amenorrhea.
Heart attacks, cardiac arrest, and other cardiovascular disorders have long been a major health concern, but it is only lately that an increase in cardiovascular problems among the younger population has been detected and recorded.
What is pneumonia?
Pneumonia is a bacterial, viral, or fungal infection of one or both of your lungs. When the lungs get infected, various things happen, including
Tonsillectomy refers to the surgical removal of the tonsils, which are two oval-shaped tissue pads located at the back of the throat, one on each side. Tonsillectomy was formerly a popular procedure for treating tonsil infection and inflammation (tonsillitis).
An ACL injury is a rupture or sprain of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), which is one of the strong bands of tissue that connects your thigh bone (femur) to your shinbone (tibia). ACL injuries are most common in sports
A hydrocele is caused by fluid accumulating in the sac surrounding the testicles. Swelling can occur on either one or both sides.
Uterine fibroids are noncancerous uterine growths that commonly occur during reproductive years. Fibroids differ in size from tiny seedlings that are imperceptible to the naked eye to bulky masses that can deform and expand the uterus.
A physician removes the damaged components of your hip joint and replaces them with parts composed of metal, ceramic, or highly durable plastic during hip replacement surgery. This prosthetic joint (prosthesis) helps to reduce pain and increase function.
Headaches are quite frequent and come in a variety of forms. Migraine and sinus discomfort, which is sometimes mistaken for a headache, are two that you may be familiar with. The symptoms of these two forms
The thyroid is a tiny butterfly-shaped gland located in the neck just below Adam's apple. The thyroid can't be felt under the skin when it's functioning properly. The thyroid gland is located around the windpipe and generates hormones
Dengue fever is a disease spread by the dengue virus, which is transmitted through mosquito bites. This virus is spread by the female Aedes mosquito. Fever symptoms generally appear three to fourteen days
Diabetes (medically known as diabetes mellitus) is a chronic and possibly fatal disease in which the body loses its capacity to generate insulin or use insulin efficiently. People with type 1 diabetes, as well as certain people with type 2 diabetes
Liposuction sculpts your body by removing unwanted pockets of exercise-resistant fat from the buttocks, hips, love handles, saddlebags, thighs, calves, ankles, back, arms, and neck. Liposuction is one of the safest and most popular cosmetic procedures.
A hernia develops when an internal organ or other bodily component protrudes through the muscle or tissue wall that typically holds it in place. The majority of hernias develop in the abdominal cavity, between the chest and hips.
The sight of nosebleeds might be terrifying, but there's nothing to worry about. Because of the rapid changes in temperature, nose bleed (medically known as Epistaxis) is fairly prevalent throughout the winter. It is almost never serious or life-threatening.
Knee replacement surgery, also known as arthroplasty, can help reduce pain and restore function in severely damaged knee joints. Cutting away diseased bone and cartilage from your thigh bone, shinbone, and kneecap and replacing it with an artificial joint
Circumcision is a surgical procedure in which the excess foreskin from the head of the penis is removed. It is used to treat and prevent a variety of medical problems including phimosis, paraphimosis, balanitis, and balanoposthitis.
A small, longitudinal tear or defect in the moist layer that lines the anus and the entire back canal is known as an anal fissure. An injury produced by the passage of hard stools or excessive straining during bowel movement might result in a tear in the anal area.
A fistula is an abnormal connection between two organs or veins that is formed by a tunnel-like opening. Fistulas can develop in a variety of locations across the body. Fistulas involving the vaginal and urinary systems are the most prevalent in women
Gallstones are solid particles that form in the gallbladder. Stones form as a result of the crystallization of bile, a fluid produced by the liver and secreted into the bowel via the bile ducts to aid in the digestion of fats.
Gynecomastia is an enlargement of male breast tissue caused by an imbalance of hormones in the body, with an excess of female hormones called estrogens when compared to male hormones called androgens.
The uterus (or "womb") is surgically removed during a hysterectomy. During a hysterectomy, your doctor may also remove other reproductive organs, such as your fallopian tubes or ovaries.
Kidney stones are solid crystals generated by urine salts. They are also known as renal calculi. Kidney stones can obstruct the flow of urine, resulting in infection, renal damage, and even kidney failure. They can differ in terms of size and location.
Piles (Haemorrhoids) are lumps inside and around the anal region. Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus cause discomfort and bleeding. These veins may grow larger and more engorged.
Sinusitis is an inflammatory condition that causes the sinuses to become blocked and filled with fluid. It is typically brought on by a cold or allergies. The obstruction may lead to an infection.
Varicose veins are swollen, twisted veins seen just under the skin. They are most often seen in the legs, although they may also appear in other areas of the body. Hemorrhoids are a type of varicose vein.
PCOS is a disorder in which the ovaries produce an excessive quantity of androgens, male sex hormones that are normally present in small amounts in women. The term polycystic ovarian syndrome refers to a condition..
The appendix is a finger-sized tube that connects the big and small intestines. It has no known purpose, but if it becomes inflamed or infected (appendicitis), you will require emergency treatment...
In recent years, diabetic patients have increased in India. This is linked to changes in lifestyle, physical activities, and dietary patterns. Diabetes causes your blood sugar levels to rise. This can result in a variety of health concerns...
People who smoke have the greatest risk of lung cancer. It frequently has no evident symptoms until the disease is fairly advanced, and it has a dismal..
In India, the winter season begins in mid-November and lasts until the last week of February. People experience health issues during these months as a result of climate change. People's health is affected in some way by shorter days and longer nights...
Cervical cancer develops when cells in a woman's cervix, which connects her uterus to her vagina, alter. This cancer can harm their cervix's deeper tissues and spread to other regions of their body (metastasize), most commonly the lungs..
Acute respiratory distress syndrome, or ARDS, is inflammatory lung damage caused by fluid buildup in the lungs' tiny air sacs (called alveoli). ARDS inhibits the lungs from filling with air and results in dangerously low blood oxygen levels (hypoxemia)...
Ovarian cancer is cancer that begins in the cells of the ovary, fallopian tube, or peritoneum. The cancers are closely related and are treated in the same way. Certain cancers occur when healthy cells..
Cholesterol levels that are too high are the major cause of heart disease. Because of the lack of symptoms, high cholesterol often remains unnoticed...
Measles is a highly contagious virus-borne disease. The virus lives in the mucus of infected people's noses and throats. The virus can be transferred through physical contact, coughing, and sneezing. Furthermore, contaminated mucus..
Breast cancer begins when a collection of cancer cells forms in breast tissues. Invasive Ductal Carcinoma is the most frequent type of breast cancer among the several types. Its first impression begins in a duct inside the breast and progresses to adjacent tissue...
When the second wave of coronavirus affected millions of individuals in India, the epidemic took a sad turn. It not only took many lives, but it also left a large number of people gasping for breath. COVID-19, as we all know..
Infertility affects around one out of every six couples. A couple is diagnosed with infertility if they have been trying to conceive for a year and have been unsuccessful. Female infertility occurs when the cause is found to be with the female partner..
Parkinson's disease is a movement disorder that occurs when nerve cells (neurons) in a specific region of the brain stop producing the chemical dopamine. The disorder is also known as shaking palsy or paralysis agitans...
The World Health Organization (WHO) proclaimed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) a pandemic. It has become obvious that the disease behaves differently in distinct subsets of people. Pre-existing cardiovascular illness and hypertension..
Stopping smoking or using smokeless tobacco is one of the healthiest things you can do for your heart. Even if you don't smoke, you should avoid secondhand smoke.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a long-term disorder characterized by a gradual and growing restriction of airflow into or out of the lungs. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is defined by the Global Initiative..
Liver diseases are health issues that predominantly affect the liver and have the potential to cause long-term liver damage if left untreated. Infections, immune-mediated diseases, metabolic diseases, and hereditary ailments are examples of these...
A panic attack is a brief period of severe anxiety that results in physical sensations of fear.A racing heart, shortness of breath, dizziness, trembling, and muscle tension are some of the symptoms. Panic attacks happen frequently and unpredictably, and they are frequently unrelated to any external threat.
Mucormycosis, also known as "Black fungus" by the media and the general public, is a disease caused by mould that is prevalent in decaying vegetation and soil. It causes necrotic black tissue to form in infected areas, hence the name....
The Delta Variant of COVID-19 was the major cause of fast transmission and oxygen depletion in patients during the second wave of COVID-19 in India. COVID-19 variations have been categorised by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as Variants of Interest, Variants of Concern, and Variants of High Consequence....
The Government of India recently declared that a third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic is unavoidable and that both the government and populace must prepare for it. The decision was made based on opinions or recommendations from prominent physicians and medical institutes across the country. The doctors' assessment was based on an examination of trends or patterns of viral mutation over the previous 18 months....