Disease & Illness
When it comes to personal hygiene, ears aren’t usually something people tend to worry about. You may give them a quick rinse while in the shower, and then not think twice about it, that is until they start bothering you. Ears are generally thought of as self-cleaning, as earwax tends to soften on its own and not build up.
Hardly anyone is ever prepared for death, even if it’s not unexpected. Unfortunately, most of the leading causes of death in Illinois and all over the United States are unexpected. On the other hand, most are also preventable. Here’s a look at the top five leading causes of death in Illinois.
Cancer is diagnosed every two minutes in the UK, a word that instills dread and evokes fear and worry. Treating cancer can often be a rollercoaster.
It's a good idea to discuss Crohn's disease with your doctor if you experience pain. Crohn's disease frequently causes pain, but there are ways to manage it.
The COVID19 vaccine supply chain has a decisive role to play in enabling efficient vaccination to people. But, the current supply chains are broken and diminished in many cases, posing challenges to effective vaccine distribution.
Lungs are usually taken for granted by us however they keep us well and alive. Most of us prioritize getting healthier and the health of lungs rarely crosses our minds. Now it’s the need of the time that we change it! The rate of lung diseases and respiratory ailments is much more in number than we assume.
There are different kinds of gastrointestinal conditions, which can cause abdominal pain in patients that can develop into becoming a chronic type of pain. This pain is in most cases accompanied by other symptoms, which include diarrhea, cramping, constipation or bloating.
When people are not aware of the diseases they may have, it is difficult to notice the problem in time. Disinformation leads to the neglect or wrongful treatment that only worsens the situation. It’s especially for a delicate problem such as hemorrhoids.
Toxic synovitis is a condition that commonly occurs in children and presents itself with hip pain, which is usually only temporary. It is more common in boys and in general affects mostly children in the age of three to eight. As mentioned, it is in most cases temporary and goes away by itself in one to two weeks.
Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland does not produce enough amount of hormones needed for the body. There are many glands in the body, the thyroid is one of gland located at the base of the neck. It is a small butterfly-shaped gland.
Muscular dystrophy is a disorder which leads to the gradual disintegration of the muscles of the human body. The basic cause of this disorder is quite complicated but still, studies are going on in order to cure this disease. In recent times the stem cell technology has created a buzz in the medical field.
Tuberculosis is a chronic infection that majorly affects the lungs of the body. A person suffers from TB when he or she inhales the bacteria - M. Tuberculosis present in the air around them.
The thyroid gland is an endocrine gland located at the base of your neck and is seen in a butterfly shape. As shape indicates, thyroid gland has two lobes connected by a tissue called isthmus.
Orthopedics is the science deals with the correction of deformities that appear in our musculoskeletal systems (muscles, bones, ligaments, joints, tendons, and nerves). Orthopedic surgeons are those surgeons who are capable of repairing the injuries and defects in musculoskeletal systems and Orthopedic surgeons also provide treatment for arthritis and rheumatic diseases.
The effort your heart has to make to push the blood through your arteries is known as blood pressure. Starting at the age of 20, your healthcare provider will recommend you to have blood pressure screening at regular intervals or once every year.
Do you snore every night? How often do you suffer from day time fatigue and sleepiness? If so, you may be suffering from obstructive sleep apnea. The fact is, OSA occurs in almost 10 % of the total population but is thought to be one of those underestimated condition where a lot many people are suffering from it but don’t know about it yet.