Alport syndrome is a genetic disorder that damages the tiny blood vessels in the kidney. It can affect both males and females and the symptoms of this syndrome is seen from early childhood. The main symptom of this syndrome is blood in the urine from the early life. It results to progressive decline in kidney […]Read more "Alport Syndrome : Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment"
Myocardial infarction is the medical name for a heart attack. Heart attacks occur when the flow of blood to the heart becomes blocked. They can cause tissue damage and can even be life-threatening. The heart requires its own constant supply of oxygen and nutrients, like any muscle in the body. The heart has three coronary […]Read more "Myocardial infarction"
Disease caused by Ascaris (round worm) is commonly called ascariasis. Ascariasis is caused by consuming food and water contaminated with infective eggs of Ascaris. Ascariasis is common among children. Ascariasis is one of the most common round worm infection. Ascariasis is generally common in places which lack modern sanitation. Symptoms Ascariasis due to larvae of […]Read more "ASCARIASIS : WORM INFECTION"
Pseudotumor cerebri is a condition in which the pressure around your brain increases, causing headaches and vision problems. The name means “false brain tumour,” since its symptoms are similar to those caused by brain tumours. It’s also known as idiopathic intracranial hypertension. It mainly affects women who are between 20 and 50 years old. This […]Read more "Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (Pseudotumor Cerebri): Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention"
Osteoporosis is a bone disease which occurs when you lose too much bone make too little bone or both. Bones become so weak that even bending over and coughing can cause a fracture. Fractures related to osteoporosis are commonly seen in hip, wrist or spine. Osteoporosis occurs when the development of new bone doesn’t keep […]Read more "Osteoporosis"
Mucoviscidosis, which is also referred to as cystic fibrosis (CF) is a congenital disease wherein the lungs, intestines, and the pancreas become clogged with thick mucus due to damage to the cells that produce saliva, sweat, mucus, and digestive juices. Normally, these secretions are thin and slippery and act as a lubricant. The thick and […]Read more "Mucoviscidosis (Cystic Fibrosis): Symptoms, causes and treatment"
An itchy eye is a common sight. The problem worsens in a high-polluted environment or during allergy season. Though itching eyes do not pose a threat to the eyesight, they can cause frustration and anxiety to patients. It can affect the everyday life of a person. It is important to consult an eye specialist to find out […]Read more "Try these remedies and get rid of itchy eyes"