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.

Diabulimia: Diabetes and Bulimia

What happens when you mix an eating disorder with a hormonal deficit? The consequences are rather devastating. Such is the case with diabulimia. But first, what exactly is diabulimia? Well, it’s a relatively recent disease caused by the combination of…

Juvenile Diabetes Characteristics

There are two different types of juvenile diabetes, but the most frequent one is type 1 diabetes. This type of diabetes is insulin-dependent, which means it requires an external insulin supply. Overall, it’s the most common since type 1 diabetes…

Pulmonary Edema: Symptoms and Causes

Pulmonary edema is a condition that consists of fluid accumulation in the lungs. This accumulation causes difficulty in breathing. Therefore, it puts the patient’s life at risk. In most cases, pulmonary edema occurs due to heart problems. However, trauma, pneumonia…

Treatment of Soft Tissue Injuries

Soft tissue injuries occur in the soft parts of the musculoskeletal system. This system consists of tendons, ligaments, and muscles. Muscles are comprised of an assembly of fibers, which can shorten, shrink, and stretch due to their elasticity. On the…

Hematuria: Symptoms and Causes

The word “hematuria” is the medical term used to define the presence of blood in the urine. Seeing blood in your urine can be scary. However, many different things can cause this condition, and not all of them are serious.…

What is Autonomic Hyperreflexia?

Autonomic hyperreflexia is a disorder that, if not treated correctly, can lead to death. Bone marrow lesions are the most common causes of this issue.  Autonomic hyperreflexia is a complication that appears in patients who have a spinal cord injury…