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Hepatitis- It’s Causes

What is Hepatitis? Hepatitis: Inflammation of the liver from any cause. Hepatitis is most often viral, due to infection with one of the hepatitis viruses (A, B, C, D, and E) or another virus (such as those that cause infectious mononucleosis, cytomegalovirus disease, or yellow fever). The main nonviral causes of hepatitis are alcohol and…

The Relation between Gout and Kidney Stones

Gout occurrences in certain individuals may be attributed to their kidney conditions. Uric acids found in purines are generally excreted out of the system and are not expected to be totally absorbed by the body. Uric acid levels are not wholly dependent in the amounts of purine rich food that body takes in. It is…

Information About Food Poisoning – alice rose

Food poisoning results when you eat food contaminated with bacteria or other pathogens such as parasites or viruses. Your symptoms may range from upset stomach to diarrhea, fever, vomiting, abdominal cramps and dehydration. Most such infections go undiagnosed and unreported. People often recognize these symptoms as a 24-hour stomach virus. The reason why we mistaken…

Peptic Ulcer – Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Peptic Ulcer, (also known as ulcus pepticum), is a raw and painful area that occurs in the gastro-intestinal tract as a result of mucosal erosion by acidic gastric juices. It may occur in the oesophagus, stomach, or duodenum. Mostly the duodenum (after the stomach; the first part of the small intestine) is most likely to…

How to Select an Antacid

The stomach secretes hydrochloric acid for digestion of food. Sometimes overindulgence or emotional stress lead to a condition called hyperacidity. Antacids are used to treat this condition for which a no of brands of antacids are available, many of which are aggressively advertised. Despite the variety of brand names, antacids contain only a few different…

Gastritis – Causes and Natural Home Remedies

Gastritis is a disorder characterized by inflammation and even depletion of stomach lining. When the stomach fails to produce or produces inadequately certain protective enzymes, the hydrochloric acid level mounts and corrosively acts on stomach lining consuming it bit by bit. This leads to gastritis. Under severe conditions, the stomach lining even bleeds. Gastritis causes…

Medical tourism in India and heart cardiac surgery

Medical tourism in India and heart cardiac surgery Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States as of 2007. Thus Cardiac surgery is a procedure on the heart and/or vessels performed by a specialized trained surgeon. Some of the common heart diseases are-: Coronary heart disease Cardiovasculaysteinemia and hypercholesterolemia. Hereditary heart…

Symptoms of Lymphedema

Before taking into account the symptoms of lymphedema, it is essential to understand this health ailment that people experience. Lymphedema can be defined as the swelling of the limbs as a result of the non-functioning of the lymphatic system. A condition which is known as primary lymphedema may be inherited due to genetic factors and…

Coronary Artery Disease – Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

CAD (Coronary Artery Disease) refers to the contracting of the heart arteries because of atherosclerosis. The heart muscle doesn’t get sufficient oxygen when the heart arteries are contracted. If your heart is starving out of oxygen, then the pain in the chest arises which is called as angina. If your artery is totally blocked then…

Cardiovascular Diseases

The cardiovascular diseases are those diseases which are caused by disorders of heart and blood vessels. Coronary heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, hypertension, artery disease, rheumatic heart disease, congenital heart disease and failure of heart came under the category of cardiovascular diseases. Most of the western countries face the high and increasing rate of cardiovascular diseases.…

To Evaluate the Extent of Side Effects of Anti-tuberculous Therapy (att) on Different Body Systems in Various Age Groups:

Authors:Bhurgri Ghulam Rasool,Momina Taki Muhammad,Shamim-Ur-Rehman,ShahMurad,RajKumar Chohan,DahriGhulam Mustafa, Shaikh zulfikar, INTRODUCTION: TUBERCULOSIS: Tuberculosis, one of the oldest diseases known to affect human, is caused by bacteria belonging to mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. The disease usually affects the lungs, although in up to one third of cases other organs are involved. If properly treated, tuberculosis caused by drug…