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.

Major Neurocognitive Disorder (Dementia)

Major neurocognitive disorder, also known as dementia, is a condition that involves neuronal damages and a decline in brain functioning. Over time, a person afflicted by it will lose their autonomy even in the most menial tasks. Neurocognitive disorders mainly…

Migraine Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

A large percentage of people suffer from migraines regularly. This neurological disorder affects their quality of life. As a result, their mood may suffer and this may lead to depression and isolation. In this article, discover the causes of migraine…

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

As its name suggests, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder or ADHD is a neurobiological disorder that manifests during childhood. Overall, it affects more than 5% of children worldwide and more than 6% of children in Spain. Moreover, it’s more common in boys than…

Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)

Acute coronary syndrome, or ACS, occurs when blood flow to the heart is drastically reduced. In most cases, it’s caused by the rupture of an atheromatous plaque in the coronary arteries. Atheromatous plaques are abnormal accumulations of materials in blood…

How to Raise a Children with Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is a chronic disease. However, when properly controlled, it doesn’t necessarily diminish the quality of life of those who are afflicted by it. Children with diabetes require specific care, but they can still lead a normal life.…

Learn All about Schizophreniform Disorder

Schizophreniform disorder is known as a type of schizophrenia and, as such, has similar symptoms. However, these symptoms always last more than one but less than six months in their respective prodromal, active, and residual phases. When a patient has…

How to Deal with Psoriasis in Children

Psoriasis a disease that affects both men and women. It typically affects 2 to 3% of the population. However, it’s pretty rare in children. In this article, we’ll try to explain psoriasis in children, what its symptoms are, and treatment…

Signs and Symptoms of Esophageal Varices

We all know what varicose veins are: dilated veins that cause venous insufficiency. However, there are also esophageal varices that are located at the end of the esophagus and hinder blood flow. It’s important to talk to your doctor in…

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is an eye disorder that’s characterized by progressive acute and central vision loss. This makes it increasingly difficult to visualize fine details and to read. This condition is called age-related macular degeneration (AMD) because this pathology is significantly…

Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Narcissistic personality disorder is a mental condition that causes the individual to have an exaggerated sense of self-centeredness and little genuine empathy for others. Typically, the person usually thinks s/he deserves special treatment and has an extreme need to be…

Learn All about Urine Abnormalities

Urine is a liquid that the kidneys produce after they filter organic waste and excess water. Then, it reaches the ureters and finally the bladder, where it’s stored. Urine is usually composed of 96% water. The other 4% is composed…

Athletic Pubalgia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Athletic pubalgia is a problem that affects the groin region and is known by different names such as “groin injury,” “hockey hernia,” “hockey groin,” “Gilmore’s Groin,” “groin disruption,” or “sports hernia.” The last name is due to the fact that…

Symptoms and Treatment for Sleep Apnea

Do you know anyone who suffers from sleep apnea? There are a lot of people who have this respiratory condition that keeps them from enjoying a good night’s sleep. Therefore, they tend to suffer from excessive exhaustion during the day…

What Is Pulmonary Plague?

Pulmonary plague is one of the varieties of the disease generically known as “the plague.” It’s a serious disease that has led to several epidemics throughout history, resulting in high mortality rates. Thankfully, it’s completely treatable nowadays.  The most serious…

The Differences between Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Did you know that dementia and Alzheimer’s are different diseases? However, it’s true that there are symptoms of dementia in both. In this article, we’ll take a look at the similarities and differences between the two. First, what’s dementia? Dementia…

Allergy Tests: Types and Procedures

Generally speaking, allergy tests are medical tests that includes a set of procedures that identify allergies or sensitivities that a patient has towards certain substances. These tests may be done differently. Some of the most common methods are a prick…

6 Tips to Prevent Osteoarthritis after 35

Today, we’re going to give you 6 tips to prevent osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a word that’s commonly associated with aging. After all, we usually assume that this condition only affects older people as a result of the passage of time.…