Other Conditions & Diseases

Chronic sinusitis treatment

A sinus infection, otherwise known by its scientific name chronic sinusitis, can be one of the most irritating types of common illnesses. This common condition, characterized by inflamed and swollen cavities surrounding a person’s nasal passages, interferes with the nasal passages’ normal draining and causes mucus to build up in the sinuses. Chronic sinusitis is […]

Mitochondrial disease

Mitochondrial disease is a disease that is very difficult to diagnose because it tends to take on many different forms and may range substantially in severity. Problems with the disease may begin as early as birth yet show no symptoms until late in life. The mitochondria are tiny parts of a cell. There can be […]

Treatment for candida albicans

Candida is yeast found in the body that is naturally occurring. This yeast is typically found in the throat, mouth, genitourinary tract and intestines. Without a properly functioning immune system or when friendly bacteria are absent from the body, the system’s balance will be off and Candida may begin to overgrow resulting in candida albicans. […]

Sickle cell treatment

Sickle cell is a form of anemia, whereby there aren’t enough healthy red blood cells to carry enough oxygen throughout the body. In a healthy body, the red blood cells are extremely flexible and able to easily move through your blood vessels. However if you are suffering from sickle cell anemia, red blood cells will […]

Tinnitus treatment

Tinnitus can best be described as a ringing or swishing noise that typically originates in either the ear or the head. Up to 36 million Americans suffer from this disorder, which is usually a symptom of an underlying condition, rather than a disease in its own right. Although some may not consider this a serious […]

Symptoms of dehydration

Dehydration is a very serious problem and it kills millions of people around the world each year, especially in third world countries where clean drinking water is scarce. Even in the U.S there are a lot of people who succumb to the symptoms of dehydration and end up dying from it. If you want to […]

Cachexia treatment

Cachexia is a wasting syndrome that very sick people experience; it is seen in those with cancer, AIDS, chronic obstructive lung disease, congestive heart failure, tuberculosis, familial amyloid polyneuropathy, drug addiction, mercury poisoning, and more. It is characterized by weight loss, muscle atrophy, fatigue, weakness, wasting of muscle and adipose tissue, and loss of appetite […]

Symptoms of vestibular disorders

The human body is more complicated than most of us ever even realize, until something goes wrong. To go about your day like you usually do, your body needs to be balanced in all ways and this is dependent upon the health of the inner ear, the eyes, and the muscles and joints. It is […]

Hematoma treatment

A hematoma can best be described as a collection of blood that is typically clotted, in either an organ or a tissue. You will find that a hematoma can actually occur almost anywhere in the body. If you are suffering from a minor injury, the blood is most likely to absorb unless an infection develops. […]

Cystic fibrosis gene therapy

Cystic fibrosis is often a fatal disease. It is the most common genetic disease that affects infants and children today. There are over 30,000 people in the United States alone who have cystic fibrosis. It is passed to children from parents who are carriers of the disease. In order for a child to contract cystic […]

Athlete’s foot treatment

Athlete’s foot is a very common condition in people of all ages. The way that you treat this ailment will depend on a number of factors including the severity of the condition and the type. Most people with athlete’s foot will find home or over the counter remedies to be very effective in killing the […]

Prader-Willi Syndrome

Prader-Willi Syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that some children are born with. This is a very rare disorder that affects the hypothalamus. It is caused by a spontaneous gene defect on chromosome 15 which can sometimes occur at the moment of conception. The hypothalamus is the part of the brain that signals feelings of […]

Tinnitus causes

Tinnitus is a condition where there is ringing in the ears. There may be other noises like hissing, whistling, buzzing or a sound similar to steam. Over 35 million Americans suffer with tinnitus. The term tinnitus comes from the Latin word “tinnire”. This word means to ring or tinkle a bell. Most people complain that […]

Candida symptoms

Candida albicans is a type of yeast that is present in every human body. Sometimes an overgrowth of Candida can cause what is called a yeast infection to develop. Candida symptoms can develop when your immune system is compromised or by eating unhealthy foods like too many sugars and carbohydrates. Candida symptoms can also appear […]

Bone marrow transplant

A bone marrow transplant is aimed at delivering healthy bone marrow stem cells into a patient. Should somebody have bone marrow that is either not working or that has been destroyed by radiation or chemotherapy, this can be replaced via a transplant. Bone marrow can best be described as the soft, fatty tissue that is […]

Bunion treatment

Bunions are painful bumps on the side of the foot at the joint where your big toe is. Poor fitting shoes can cause a sore to develop which can turn into a callus. The callus can then turn into a bunion which causes the surrounding tissue to become inflamed and swollen. Bunions can cause your […]

Conductive hearing loss treatment

Hearing loss can affect people of all ages and can be either permanent or temporary. When sound does not reach from the outer ear to the inner ear, hearing problems occur – which in medical terms are generally known as conductive hearing loss. Most of the time, sufferers of this problem can only hear sounds […]

Rotator cuff injury

A rotator cuff injury refers to an injury of the four separate muscles that join together as a rotator cuff within the human body. Those muscles include the infraspinatus, supraspinatus, subscapularis, and teres minor muscles. The muscles and tendons that connect them to each other play a major role in keeping the shoulders and affiliated […]


Hypothermia typically occurs when the body loses heat far faster than it can produce it. Unfortunately this can cause a dangerously low body temperature which may lead to a medical emergency. The normal body temperature is approximately 98.6 Fahrenheit or 37 degrees centigrade. Hypothermia will most often occur when your body’s temperature falls below 95 […]

Plantar fasciitis treatment

There is almost no body part more important to your daily life than your feet. Whether you are carrying groceries, walking around the mall, chasing after your children, or standing up at work you need to have happy, healthy, comfortable feet. When you have pain in your feet your world comes crashing down. Carrying groceries […]

Postherpetic neuralgia

Postherpetic neuralgia is a commonly experienced complication from herpes zoster, or shingles. Shingles is a skin rash that can be mildly itchy or severely painful. Postherpetic neuralgia is a chronic condition in which pain is felt in the same area as the shingles rash, resulting from damage to the nerve fibers during the shingles infection. […]

Trisomy 13 syndrome

Trisomy 13, sometimes called Patau Syndrome, is a rare chromosomal genetic disorder in which the affected person has three copies of genetic material (DNA) from chromosome 13 in their body’s cells; the majority of people have two copies from every chromosome. In even rarer cases, the extra material is attached to other chromosomes during the […]

Cystic fibrosis diagnosis

Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary condition that affects the secretory glands. The mucus and sweat production glands are both affected by cystic fibrosis. Cystic fibrosis is genetically acquired when there are two improper CF genes. One faulty CF gene is given from each parent. In most cases the parents do not actually have the cystic […]

Strep throat

Chances are that all of us, at one time or another, have suffered from the common malady strep throat. But it’s simple for us to think that, just because we are sick and our main symptom is a sore throat, that we have strep throat, when often times this is not the case. For example, […]

Benefits of exercising everyday

For some it is dreaded, for others it is gratifying. Exercise is a wonderful thing for a multitude of reasons: it can be done any time of day (and not all at once); it can be done with other people (family, friends, etc.); and lastly, it provides tremendous health benefits that can improve your mood, […]

Nail fungus treatment

Nail fungus is a chronic condition that is often extremely difficult to cure. Since nail fungus is a chronic condition it often recurs and is ongoing in its nature. Getting nail fungus is very easy to get. It is caused by a fungus called onychomycosis. You can get it simply by walking on a damp […]

Acute pharyngitis

The effects of weather on health can range from extremely good to extremely bad, depending on a lot of factors. One such factor is the presence of airborne diseases, which can often have hazardous effects on health if said diseases are contracted by someone. Airborne diseases make even the most beautiful weather dangerous. Pharyngitis is […]


When the body absorbs too much iron from the foods that are eaten, hemochromatosis occurs. The body basically experiences iron overload because it cannot break the iron down very well, so too much is absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract; there are various reasons that can cause too much iron to be absorbed, but this is […]

Trichinosis treatment

Trichinosis occurs as a result of a parasite colonizing in animal bodies. It is most common in pigs and wild animals. The parasite is called trichina roundworm and it leads to the trichinella infection. This is a very rare and serious medical condition. It used to be more common before the proper safety measures were […]

Leprosy symptoms

The infectious disease leprosy has been around since biblical times. Back then, those who had it were ostracized and secluded for fear of infection, but not only that, because those people were suddenly different, even if they didn’t know why. Today, the symptoms of leprosy haven’t changed, but the treatment has; both treatment of the […]