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7 Tips to Prevent Nighttime Asthma Attacks

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 24-Mar-2023 11:50:04
Millions of people have nighttime asthma, also called "nocturnal asthma." Some of the symptoms that may make life unbearable for many people are tightness in the chest, coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. You might feel tired and irritable the next day, and you might have trouble controlling your asthma during the day. There are many reasons why asthma symptoms get worse at night, but one of the most common is that allergens like dust and mites are more likely to be around. Resting flat on your back, which also makes postnasal drip worse, can bring on an asthma ... Read More

The 6 Best Supplements for Fibromyalgia

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 24-Mar-2023 11:44:29
Medication, behavioral modification, and complementary and alternative medicine are all viable options for treating fibromyalgia. The evidence for the efficacy of herbs and supplements is mixed, and most of the available research is outdated, small, and short on long-term effects. One of the chronic disorders is fibromyalgia. Difficulty concentrating and generalized discomfort may also be present. Those suffering from this ailment frequently experience localized pain and tenderness in certain body parts. They also suffer from continual discomfort in their tendons, ligaments, and joints. This suffering fluctuates in intensity and duration. Unfortunately, fibromyalgia's root cause has yet to be identified. ... Read More

High Blood Pressure Increases the Risk of Hospitalization or Death Due to COVID-19

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 24-Mar-2023 11:38:51
One of the leading causes of death among the elderly is high blood pressure. This population is also at an increased risk of acquiring COVID and its more severe manifestations. So, it stands to reason that there is a statistical connection between the two illnesses. But does this imply that those with hypertension are more likely to get a severe case of COVID? Relatively lately, evidence has accumulated to prove the affirmative. It is recommended that people with hypertension take special precautions to avoid infection during the current coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic. If you have hypertension, you may be at a ... Read More

Are You Simply Sad or Do You Have Major Depressive Disorder?

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 24-Mar-2023 11:35:25
When one's emotions are hurt, sadness is a normal response. Sadness comes in a spectrum of intensities. However, sadness is fleeting and passes with time, just as other feelings do. This is one way in which feeling sad is different from feeling depressed. Depressive disorder is a chronic mental condition. It causes difficulties in interpersonal, professional, and other spheres of life. Without proper care, depressive symptoms may linger for a very long period. Read on to find out how clinical depression is different from simple sorrow. What Is Sadness? Every human being periodically feels the sting of sadness. We ... Read More

Nurtec ODT is Now Approved to Help Prevent Episodic Migraine Too

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 24-Mar-2023 11:29:17
The U.S. FDA initially authorized Nurtec ODT (rimegepant) in February 2020 to manage migraine in adults. Nurtec ODT is now the first migraine medicine approved for acute and preventive treatment, having received FDA approval to prevent episodic migraine. Rimegepant was proven to be an effective migraine preventative when taken every other day, resulting in fewer monthly migraine days than a placebo (an inactive pill). The FDA's approval of Nurtec ODT for both preventive and acute treatment of migraine has been one of the most groundbreaking advances. The availability of a single prescription that patients can use to cure and ... Read More

Is Medication Causing You Heartburn?

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 24-Mar-2023 11:24:21
Home heartburn treatment usually works. Heartburn burns below your breastbone. The esophagus may be irritated by gastric acid. You may taste bitter. Heartburn may intensify after eating or lying down. If persistent heartburn affects your eating or swallowing, you may have a more serious medical issue. Signs of heartburn Several Diabetes and Digestive Institutes reports that the severity of heartburn symptoms might vary widely. The burning sensation in the chest and throat is the primary symptom of heartburn. How can one describe the discomfort of acid reflux? Swallowing problems; aggravated discomfort while laying down or bending over, bitter or ... Read More

Justin Bieber Reveals that he has facial paralysis caused by Ramsay Hunt syndrome

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 24-Mar-2023 11:19:25
Pop sensation Justin Bieber announced his face is partially paralyzed by a viral illness called Ramsay Hunt syndrome, caused due to the same varicella-zoster virus which causes diseases like chicken pox and even shingles. He told viewers in a YouTube video that the infection had damaged the nerve in his ear and facial nerves and had caused his face to have paralysis. He also highlighted one of his eyes was not blinking, and he couldn't smile on one side of his face. Even his nostrils were not moving. For this, he canceled many of his pre-planned tours and events, ... Read More

How Ringworm Spreads and, how to Deal with it?

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 24-Mar-2023 11:16:39
Contrary to its name, Ringworm is brought on by a fungus and appears as a ring. The term "ringworm" refers to the distinctive round form, which may have a reddish or scaly appearance. The medical term for Ringworm is tinea, followed by a word that describes where the rash appears, which affects different body parts. For example, tinea capitis refers to an infection of the scalp. In fact, depending on how the fungus was spread, a ringworm that develops in one person on one region of the body might go to another person and manifest itself on another body part. ... Read More

Is It Anxiety or heart disease? Sometimes It's Hard to Tell the Difference

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 24-Mar-2023 11:11:31
Anxiety and panic episodes have specific symptoms with heart conditions like atrial fibrillation, which is why many people mistake them for what they are when they first experience them. Panic attacks and anxiety are adaptive responses designed to assist the body in avoiding or fleeing damage. As with atrial fibrillation, they rapidly raise your heart rate and the power of each beat. Anxiety can help you escape a bear if you encounter one while trekking. Indeed, this is a typical emotional reaction. In some cases, though, unusual reactions can cause worry in both the mind and the body. Anxiety ... Read More

Symptoms of Ectopic Pregnancy

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 24-Mar-2023 11:08:16
A woman’s body undergoes many changes during pregnancy, and it requires several steps in a woman’s body. One step is the fertilized egg proceeds to the uterus to get attached. In an ectopic pregnancy, the fertilized egg is not getting attached to the uterus. Instead of attaching it to the uterus, it gets attached to the fallopian tube, cervix, or abdominal cavity. It causes ectopic pregnancy and complications. If your pregnancy test is positive and you are pregnant, the fertilized egg can grow anywhere other than the uterus. We may see ectopic pregnancy in 1 among 50 pregnancy cases, ... Read More
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