Health

Health means prevention, knowledge, and treatment. In this section we’ll provide you with information on the human body and how the organs work, disorders and diseases, the main treatments for each of them, as well as first aid you should know.

Broad-Spectrum Antibiotics

Broad-spectrum antibiotics are effective in destroying a large number of bacteria. Find out what they are, how they work and what are the consequences of overusing them in this article. Broad-spectrum Antibiotics Broad-spectrum antibiotics can greatly reduce the population of…

Sciatica During Pregnancy

Are you suffering from sciatica pain during pregnancy? Sciatica neuritis is a very intense pain that runs along the back of the leg to the heel due to irritation or inflammation of the sciatic nerve. This condition affects more than…

Symptoms of Hypocalcemia and its Treatment

Today, we’d like to tell you about the symptoms of hypocalcemia and its available treatments. If your blood calcium levels are too low, you may have symptoms of this condition, as hypocalcemia is a common disease. The good news is…

Treatment for Hyperthermia Patients

The treatment for hyperthermia patients depends on the type of hyperthermia and what caused it. Before getting into details, it’s important to know that there are different treatments for hyperthermia patients. Naturally, it’s also important to know what hyperthermia it…

Why Osteoarthritis Causes Knee Pain

Osteoarthritis, or arthrosis “by wear and tear,” is a systemic, degenerative disease that can affect any joint. It often manifests due to the wear of protective cartilage found at the ends of bones. When it occurs in the knees, osteoarthritis…

Hemispherectomy and the Postoperative Period

A hemispherectomy is a surgical procedure used to treat various seizure disorders. Typically, doctors perform it when these disorders don’t respond adequately to other less radical treatments. The first hemispherectomy was performed on a dog in 1888. The first reference…

Does Genital Candidiasis Affect Your Sex Life?

Genital candidiasis (yeast infection) is a very common type of infection. In fact, statistics show that most women will develop a yeast infection at some point in their lives. However, you may be wondering, does genital candidiasis affect your sex…

The Causes of Chest Pain When Coughing

Feeling chest pain when coughing can be alarming. People often associate it with the lungs or heart and believe it’s a sign of a major health problem. The Causes of Chest Pain when Coughing This pain is very common in…

What to Eat When You Have Diabetes

One of the toughest parts of diabetes is knowing what to eat. There’s no one-size-fits-all meal plan. However, controlling the carbohydrates you consume is essential to keep your blood glucose within the desired levels. For this, you should know more…

What is Night Eating Syndrome?

Have you ever binged on food late at night? If so, you may have some experience with night eating syndrome. People with this syndrome get up in the middle of the night to eat. They often eat at that time…

How to Change a Feeding Tube (PEG)

A percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy is a surgical procedure in which a feeding tube is placed in the stomach. It involves the creation of an artificial external opening into the stomach for either nutritional support or gastric decompression. This intervention requires…

Corticosteroid Drugs: What Are They?

Corticosteroid drugs are very powerful drugs. Therefore, you should always take them under medical supervision. You can’t and shouldn’t get this kind of medication without a prescription. What Are They? These medications include a variety of hormones that belong to…

Remedies to Treat a Vaginal Yeast Infection

These remedies for vaginal yeast infections are homemade preparations that combine ingredients to help stop the growth of Candida albicans. Even though this is a microorganism that naturally inhabits all vaginas, when it grows in excess, it can result in…

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and its Treatment

Generally, the medical community uses the term “polycystic ovarian syndrome” to refer to an alteration of the female reproductive system. It commonly afflicts women who are still within their reproductive age. Those affected by polycystic ovarian syndrome have fibrous structures…

The Causes of a Common Arterial Trunk

Common arterial trunk, or arterial truncus, is a congenital malformation. In it, a single artery comes from the heart and it doesn’t have well-formed ventricles and atria.  In other words, a person has one large artery instead of two separate…

Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children

Obstructive sleep apnea is a serious disorder. Therefore, it’s quite worrying when children suffer from it. In this article, you’ll discover how to detect this problem and different ways to treat it as soon as possible. Although it may seem…

Early Menopause Increases the Risk of Dementia

The risk of dementia has always been associated with degenerative or infectious diseases or head trauma. However, nowadays, early menopause is also included in this group. Many women fear the onset of menopause. This is not only because it’s the…

The Causes of Cystitis After Having Sex

According to international studies, 60% of women will suffer from cystitis at least once in their lives. Within that group, up to 80% of cases are cases of cystitis after having sex. Cystitis is a very common condition among women,…

Amnesia Symptoms and Prevention

The first symptoms of amnesia are, obviously, the partial or total loss of memory. More technically, we can say that this is a memory functioning disorder during which a person is unable to maintain or remember any or some of…

Esophageal Achalasia: Symptoms and Treatment

Esophageal achalasia is a rare disorder that can appear at any age. Its main symptom is the inability of the esophagus to dilate and allow food into the stomach. Undoubtedly, this is a big problem. Despite all of the research…