Found 112 Articles for Symptoms & Diseases

Genital Herpes Treatment

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 30-Jan-2023 09:21:12


A very much common sexually transmitted infection that affects men and women, Genital Herpes is caused by the Herpes simplex virus (HSV). The two types are HSV-1 and HSV-2. Genital Herpes affects many millions of men and women globally. It has no cure but is not a serious condition. Mild cases heal on their own but could recur. Some people do not know that they suffer from the virus. The virus could come and go for years or be lifelong. Not forgetting that Genital Herpes always existed, anti-viral drugs appeared only in the 1970s. Severe cases should be treated with ... Read More

Preventing Vaginal Yeast Infections

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 30-Jan-2023 09:20:12


Vaginal candidiasis is the medical term for a vaginal yeast infection. Candida albicans is a fungus that is naturally found in the vagina. When the fungus grows profusely, vaginal candidiasis is the result. Though it is generally known that fungus resides in many body parts, the overgrowth of yeast causes vaginal infections. A very common phenomenon, about 75% of women suffer such an episode at least once during a lifetime. Minor infections come and go, healing themselves often. If infections occur frequently, they require care and treatment. Clinical diagnosis usually does not require laboratory tests. Effective Prevention Procedures ... Read More

Nervous System Diseases

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 25-Jan-2023 11:09:14


Introduction The basic unit of the nervous system is neurons that help to control various functions and movements of the body parts. Neurons are of various types including Motor neurons that allow the transmission of information from the brain to muscles and other vital organs of the body. Sensory neurons help to detect sound, light, taste, odour, heat sensation, and pressure and then send the messages to the brain. Some disorders of the nervous system include infections such as polio, meningitis, encephalitis, and epidural abscess. What is the Nervous System? Nervous system consists of two major parts ... Read More

Which Medications Are Best for Anxiety Disorders?

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 24-Jan-2023 11:19:24


Anxiety disorders have become common these days, with a growing concern among adults. But one common thread among all types of anxiety disorders is that they're characterized by persistent, excessive worry and fear. The worst-case scenario leads to a racing heart, sweating, and breathing difficulty. This article will discuss some of the common medicines that work well on anxiety disorders.  Medicines that work best for Anxiety Disorders  Benzodiazepines Benzodiazepines are a type of medication that is commonly used to treat anxiety disorders. They work by reducing anxiety and stress levels in the brain and can be very effective in ... Read More

The Anti-Cancer Diet: Foods That Prevent Cancer

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 24-Jan-2023 11:14:18


Leading a healthy lifestyle can help prevent many serious diseases, including cancer. Eating the right foods and having an active lifestyle can make all the difference in your health. But what exactly should you be eating? Let's explore the anti-cancer diet—the foods proven to have powerful disease-fighting properties that can help prevent cancer and other illnesses. From green tea to cruciferous vegetables, read on to learn more about how to incorporate these foods into your daily diet for optimal health and protection. What is the anti-cancer diet? The anti-cancer diet is rich in cancer-preventing foods, including fruits and vegetables, ... Read More

Urinalysis: Purposes, Types, Results

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 24-Jan-2023 11:06:51


Urinalysis is a thorough test that looks for chemicals in a person's urine and measures how much of them are there. The person is put through this test. A simple lab test that doesn't hurt the person can tell if there are proteins, sugar, red blood cells, bacteria, or other substances in the urine. This test can easily find out whether any of these things are there. This test can be done in a hospital or doctor's office. Urinalysis results can determine if someone has diabetes, a kidney infection, a bladder infection, or an infection of the urinary tract. ... Read More

Pulmonary Edema Symptoms, Diagnosis, Prevention

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 24-Jan-2023 11:00:41


An excess of fluid in the lungs is the root cause of pulmonary edema. This fluid builds up in the many pulmonary alveoli, making it hard to take a deep breath. Cardiac issues typically bring on pulmonary edema. But there are several other causes of lung fluid accumulation. What is Pulmonary Edema? Pulmonary edema is a condition of the lungs, often leading to difficulty in breathing. Symptoms of this condition include less capacity, breathing power, coughing, wheezing, and labored breathing. Additionally, swelling in the legs and ankles may be present due to fluid buildup. When this happens, it can ... Read More

What to do when Covid kills your sense of Smell and Taste

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 24-Jan-2023 11:44:40


Covid, or the Coronavirus disease, is an infectious condition caused by the Sars Covid Virus that affects your lungs and spreads through the air or the infected nose and mouth of affected persons. In addition to severe complications like respiratory distress, liver injury, and multiple organ damage, loss of smell and taste is an uncomfortable side-effect associated with the problem that affects patients with varying intensities. What you lose your sense of smell and taste Some underlying factors behind the smell and taste loss associated with Covid. It is imperative to know those factors to analyze the extent of ... Read More

What Causes Cloudy Urine in Women & Men?

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 24-Jan-2023 11:42:51


The standard urine color is yellow, and it is transparent. There are several medical conditions due to which individuals can suffer from cloudy urine. Cloud urine comes with milky color, and urine does not look clear. As per experts, gray is not harmful, but it can lead to certain medical conditions. Prominent Causes of Cloudy Urine Individuals suffering from cloudy urine are unaware of the probable cause of this physical situation. Experts have denoted the following reasons for cloudy urine. UTI or Urinary Tract Infection − UTI is one of the most prominent reasons for cloudy urine. As ... Read More

Gallbladder Problem - All that you want to know

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 24-Jan-2023 11:26:40


The gallbladder is a small organ close to the liver to store and concentrate bile, which is a fluid that helps the body break down fats. Although the gallbladder is a small organ, it is capable of giving you a lot of pain and discomfort if it becomes diseased or inflamed. This helpful article will explore the symptoms of a gallbladder and everything else that you want to know about this important organ. What is a Gallbladder? The gallbladder is a small organ close to our liver. The work of liver is to produce bile for breaking down fat ... Read More