How Kidney Stones in Women Are Starting to Decline

For women, the prevalence of kidney stones peaks in their 50s. Once a person gets more than one stone, other stones are likely to develop. This type of stone, also called an infection stone, is more commonly found in women and develops when a urinary tract infection affects the chemical balance of urine. The kidney…

Symptoms of an Abscess: How to Identify an Abscess

An abscess is a kind of skin crack which looks like a leak containing pus; one of the major discomforts of abscess is the inflation in the abscessed area surrounding tissues. Mostly abscess is formed due to certain localized infection. Abscess may occur in different parts of organ however, external abscess can be treated by…

Know the Signs of Botulism

Botulism is a rare but very dangerous form of food poisoning caused by the bacteria Clostridium botulinum. As the Clostridium bacteria grow, they emit a powerful neurotoxin, or nerve toxin. This neurotoxin attacks the victim's central nervous system, starting in the muscles of the eyes and the face. The first symptoms may be blurred vision,…

Mouth Ulcer Treatment The Easy Way

My mum always has mouth ulcer problems. The days when ulcers infest her mouth, she gets really temperamental, and I'll have a hard time smoothing her bad temper. Are you also having ulcer problems regularly? Here are some tips which might helps to give fast relief to the pain ulcer problem. To quickly allow mouth…

Complete Information on Cogan’s Syndrome

Cogan’s syndrome is an uncommon, rheumatic disease characterized by inflammation of the ears and eyes. Cogan’s syndrome causes symptoms that are related to those of syphilic keratitis although there is no evidence of pox transmission in Cogan’s syndrome. Cogan’s syndrome primarily targets children and inexperienced adults in their 20’s and 30’s. Cogan’s syndrome often occurs…

Knowing Heart Attack Signs Can Save Your Life

Chest pain is the most common heart attack sign but it is important to understand that there are different kinds of chest pain. Many people with coronary artery disease suffer from angina pectoris which is chest pain or discomfort when the heart is not receiving enough blood. It normally occurs when the heart is working…

Cellulitis Lymphedema Patients

People suffering from lymphedema may experience cellulitis at some point in their lives and many would say that it is the worst nightmare that any lymphedema patient can face. Numerous causes could prompt an attack of cellulitis, ranging from a small cut or bruise to an insect bite or sunburn. The treatment may involve a…

Surgery For Aortic Stenosis

Such is the case for patients diagnosed with aortic stenosis, a life-threatening disease in which a heart valve narrows due to calcification, wear or infection. Ultimately, aortic valve stenosis can lead to thickening of the cardiac muscle and heart failure. To treat aortic stenosis, highly skilled cardiothoracic surgeons perform open heart surgery in which the…

Stroked Out! Understanding the Pathology of Acute Stroke

A cerebrovascular accident, or stroke, occurs when blood flow stops reaching brain tissue. There are several different causes for the cessation in blood flow. The different causes determine how much brain is involved in the stroke. If the entire brain is involved it is referred to as a "global" stroke; if a specific region of…

How to Avoid Heart Attacks

Heart attack, which is also known as myocardial infarction, is a major cause of worldwide deaths. Heart disease occurs when the arteries that supply oxygenated blood to the heart get blocked due to some stupid clot formation. This blood flow interruption can lead to the damage of the heart muscle and ultimately result in tissue…

No More Dentures! Your Dentist Can Help You Grow New Teeth

Have you lost your teeth in an accident? Don’t worry! You can grow them again using ultrasound technology. It may take a hundred days approximately, but imagine new natural teeth growing in there instead of using artificial teeth or dentures! Your dentist may soon start using the same ultrasound technology that was used by orthopedics…