Health A-Z

  • May 16, 2014 12:18 AM

    Achilles tendon injury: causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation

    What is Achilles tendon? Achilles tendon is the tendon of lower leg and it is also known as calcaneal tendon and tendo calcaneus. It is a tough tendon that connects the muscles of calf to the heel bone (calcaneus). It is perhaps the longest and strongest tendon of human body. It virtually supports the entire weight of human body.

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  • May 15, 2014 7:20 PM

    How to stop heavy periods: A complete guide

    Heavy periods (e.g. heavy menstrual bleeding or menorrhagia) is a very common condition among females. In this post you will learn about the difference between normal and heavy periods and how to stop and cure this disorder both naturally as well as by taking medicine.

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  • May 15, 2014 8:23 AM

    Liver blood test results explained

    Liver is an organ of extreme significance. It plays a number of vital roles in the body. Healthy liver means a healthy body. Having a brief knowledge about the liver functions, will help you understand the concept of liver blood tests.

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  • May 15, 2014 4:32 AM

    Benign esophageal stricture: causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

    What is meant by benign esophageal stricture? Benign esophageal stricture is narrowing or tightening of the esophagus. In other words, it is a condition in which the diameter of the esophagus becomes narrow. Esophagus is a muscular tube that connects the throat to the stomach and transports food to the stomach. It is about 8 inches long and is lined by pink moist tissue called mucosa. The word benign means that the condition is cancerous yet harmless and it can’t spread to other parts of the body.

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  • May 12, 2014 8:48 AM

    Pes anserine bursitis: causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

    Pes anserine bursitis is an inflammatory condition of pes anserine bursa of knee joint, involving the medial (the region facing the other knee) or inferio-medial aspect (same region but slightly below) of knee. But to understand the concept behind pes anserine bursitis, you should be having clear cut knowledge about the normal anatomy and physiology of pes anserine bursa.

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  • May 10, 2014 7:39 AM

    Thin endometrial lining: causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

    This article provides a detailed overview of causes, signs, diagnostic tests and treatment options for thin endometrial lining, which is a condition affecting lots of women around the world.

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  • May 9, 2014 8:09 AM

    Narcolepsy: causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

    Narcolepsy is a chronic sleep disorder characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness and drowsiness. It is basically a neurological disorder that disturbs the brain’s ability to regulate sleep-wake cycle. People with narcolepsy have trouble falling asleep at night while they suffer from irresistible episodes of falling asleep during the daytime. Such sleep attacks are sudden and may occur during any time of the day or during work. If you find a person falling asleep in the middle of talking, eating or any other activity you should suspect that he might be suffering from narcolepsy. Brain controls our sleep in the form of well developed cyclic pattern.

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  • May 6, 2014 5:50 PM

    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS): causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

    Irritable bowel syndrome is a common disorder that affects the large intestine (colon) and is also known as irritable or spastic colon. It is a functional disorder affecting the functions of the gastrointestinal tract without any abnormality of the structure.

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  • May 5, 2014 4:40 AM

    Bipolar disorder: causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

    You might have heard about bipolar disorder. But what is bipolar disorder? How can you find out whether you have bipolar disorder or not? This article will help you in this matter; it will cover all the necessary details regarding bipolar disorder.

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  • April 27, 2014 7:36 AM

    20 Ways to Treat Sore Throat

    Sore throat is a so common condition that you might have experienced at least once in your life. This condition is so irritating that you can’t do even routine chores properly. But what is sore throat from the medical point of view? Sore throat is usually an irritation, pain or inflammation of the throat whose culprit can either be viral or bacterial infection.

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  • April 25, 2014 12:13 AM

    20 signs that you might be suffering from AIDS

    Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is responsible for causing Acquired immunity deficiency syndrome (AIDS) - the greater havoc ever known to human beings. According to recent surveys, almost 35.3 million people are globally living with this fatal condition. And since its discovery it caused 36 million deaths worldwide. One fact that makes AIDS a terrifying illness is that no effective cure has yet been discovered.

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  • April 2, 2014 12:35 AM

    Leishmaniasis: causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

    Leishmaniasis is a disease caused by the parasites inside human body. These parasites are Protozoans and belong to the genus Leishmania

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