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Month: May 2019

Snoring

What is snoring? Snoring is the sound resulting due to obstruction in air movement while breathing at the time of sleeping. If snoring is occasional it is more of a nuisance to the family members rather than a serious condition. However, regular snoring is a serious issue because it disrupts the sleep patterns of the […]

Sleep Apnea

What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a severe sleep disorder in which there is breathing trouble which repeatedly stops and starts. If not treated at the right stages properly, this disorder can have serious and life-shortening complications. It is observed more in men than in women. This disorder can affect people of all ages […]

Seborrhoeic Dermatitis

What is seborrhoeic dermatitis? Seborrhoeic dermatitis is a skin condition that normally affects the scalp causing scaly patches, red skin, and dandruff that is stubborn. It can affect other body parts also such as oily parts of the face, ears, and chest. It looks similar to psoriasis, eczema or some allergic reactions. It is usually […]

Scalp Psoriasis

What is scalp psoriasis? Scalp psoriasis is a skin ailment with inflamed and scaly patches on the scalp. It can affect either as a single patch or multiple patches or can also affect the entire scalp. The condition can spread to the forehead, back of the neck or ears. It is not a contagious disease […]

Rheumatoid Arthritis

What is rheumatoid arthritis? Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder affecting the joints and in some cases, it can damage different parts of the body like skin, eyes, lungs, and heart. It occurs when the immune system itself attacks the body tissues. This disorder affects the lining of the joints thereby resulting in bone […]

Psoriasis

What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is one of the common chronic autoimmune diseases showing its impression majorly on the skin. Due to an improper immune reaction, there is rapid growth and death of skins cells resulting in skin inflammation and patches on the skin which are silvery-white. The silvery skin flakes are the dead skin cells […]

Premenstrual Syndrome

What is premenstrual syndrome? Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a group of symptoms that women usually experience about a week before their period. It is a combination of emotional and physical disturbances and swings after the ovulation. For some, these symptoms are mild and does not cause any discomfort while for some, these symptoms are so […]

Poor Weight Gain

What is poor weight gain? When a child gains weight at a slower pace than other children of the same age and sex, it is a condition of poor weight gain. Some children have issues in gaining weight from birth itself, and some others gain weight for a while and then the procedure slows down. […]

Piles

What are piles? Hemorrhoids, more commonly known as piles, are the collection of inflamed tissues and veins in the anal canal. They may result from excess strain during bowel movements and in some women, due to an increase in the pressure on the veins during pregnancy. Piles are very common and it is observed that […]

PCOS

What is PCOS? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder which is common in women of reproductive age. It is seen that women with PCOS have a few problems related to periods in the form of infrequent or prolonged menstrual periods and production of excess male hormone (androgen) levels. In some people, the ovaries […]

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