Illnesses

In this section you’ll find a wide variety of information on the major health issues of the human body. Diseases, illnesses, disorders of the respiratory and cardiovascular systems, and women’s health issues… Each one has certain symptoms you need to know, and we’ll also provide you with the latest in treatment and research.

5 Symptoms of a Weakened Immune System

Your immune system is the mechanism that your body uses to defend itself from viruses, bacteria, and many types of diseases. Sometimes, you’ll run the risk of a weakened immune system: a poor diet, stress, or some kind of illness can…

What to Do When You Experience Chest Pain

More than likely, you’ve experienced moments of sudden chest pain. This type of pain is generally related to breathing problems, most often caused by shortness of breath. However, when these types of pain come relatively frequently, you should see a…

Learn How to Detect Hemorrhoids on Time

Hemorrhoids are a circulatory problem that people tend to commonly have. In general, hemorrhoids refer to inflammation or swelling of the veins located in the lower area of the rectum or anus which cause pain, irritation, and bleeding. This problem can…

Common Symptoms of Kidney Problems

Did you know that the majority of individuals who suffer from kidney problems aren’t aware of it? This is because the first symptoms are nearly imperceptible. Several years could pass from when the first symptoms of kidney failure arise to…

Your Skin and Your Health: Revealing Signs

Your most important protective barrier, which defends you from the external world, is your skin. Besides, it’s considered the biggest organ in your body. You can help both your skin and your health by timely understanding the signs in the former that something…

Morning Fatigue: Causes and Remedies

Has this happened to you before?  You wake up in the morning and feel overly tired. You’re in a bad mood and don’t want to face the day.  Well, while it’s true that sleeping well at night is absolutely essential,…

Why Do My Hands Go Numb When I Sleep?

Simply sleeping in a bad position can cause hand cramps or numbness. But at other times, numbness doesn’t have anything to do with your position. This is an unpleasant sensation that you can sometimes feel in other areas like your…

What are Some Causes for Swollen Fingers?

This has probably happened to you at least once: suddenly you notice pressure in your fingers and slight inflammation. They feel so swollen that you cannot even take off your rings. Sometimes this happens when you are walking or in mid-afternoon. What…

Symptoms and Causes of the Main Hormonal Problems

Hormones are essential substances in your body. They regulate development, give you energy, are in charge of your menstrual cycles, regulate salt and sugar levels in the blood. Any small alteration to your hormones can lead to certain symptoms that you should…

Remedies, Symptoms and Causes of Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a disease that doesn’t only lead to fertility issues. It can also seriously impede sexual relations along with causing pelvic pain, painful bowel movements and very painful menstruation. In this article we’ll be looking in great detail at the…

How to Detect Breast Cancer in Time

Breast cancer is a very frequent disease in women. Although it is impossible to know who it will affect – because many risk factors cannot be changed – here are things that you can do to have control over your…

All About Strokes

Cerebrovascular accidents, also known as strokes or ictus, require immediate attention. The time between the onset of the first symptoms and that of receiving medical attention should not be longer than four hours.

8 Symptoms of Liver Problems

The liver is one of your body’s vital organs. It performs an endless number of basic functions that are indispensable for your health and proper function. As such, it’s important to be able to spot any symptoms of liver problems. In…