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.

The Causes of Biceps Tendinitis

Biceps tendinitis is a condition that affects the tendon of the biceps muscle. However, it doesn’t usually lead to serious consequences. It’s most often detected when a person experiences pain just by moving their arm. Overall, many factors favor the…

Infusion Pump: Uses and Patient Care

The infusion pump is a system that doctors use to infuse a drug into the patient’s bloodstream. Types of Infusion Pumps Overall, there are two main types of infusion pumps: An epidural infusion pump is a system for administering drugs intrathecally.…

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…

What Are Opioid Medications Used For?

Trying to calm pain has been one of the most constant searches for mankind. Like many other medications, opioid medications are drugs that can provide pain relief. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the use of these…

Sternotomy: Complications and Recovery

Currently, most heart surgeries are performed through a median sternotomy. This type of incision was first proposed in 1857 and became popular in 1957. Overall, sternotomy complications are rare. However, when they occur, they’re usually very serious. The most common…

5 Exercises that Won’t Affect your Joints

Suffering from knee problems shouldn’t keep you from doing periodic physical activity. Although some activities can affect your joints, there are several exercises that won’t affect your joints. In many cases, joint damage is the result of someone not executing…

Five Questions about Generic Drugs

Is it true that generic drugs are less effective than brand-name drugs? Do they really work? Throughout this article, we’ll answer these common questions and more about generic drugs. However, first we need to start by talking about what they…

When Vitamin K Is Prescribed and Why

Vitamin K is an essential nutrient that plays an important role in blood stability and is a precursor of clotting factors. We’ll tell you more about it in this article. What Does This Vitamin Do? This is a substance that,…

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…

Basic Wound Closure Techniques

As a general rule, wounds are injuries that can take place on the outer surface of the body. They can also be defined as a loss of skin continuity due to an external factor. Depending on the characteristics of the…

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.…

How to Prevent Ingrown Hair

Ingrown hair is hair that’s been removed and grow back beneath the skin. When this happens, it usually causes some slight pain and inflammation. Bumps will also appear where the hair follicle is. Ingrown hairs can affect any person who…

Swollen Legs: 8 Tips for Faster Relief

Having swollen legs can be the result of overexertion, circulatory problems, or fluid retention. This symptom usually affects women and is described as a sensation of heaviness that sometimes makes it difficult to move. Swelling often triggers episodes of prolonged…

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…