Abdominal Aortic aneurysm is a disease which is caused by the enlargement of the abdominal Aorta. This enlargement is usually due to the swelling in the walls of Aorta when they become weak. In case if you don’t know, Aorta is the blood vessel (about the thickness of a garden hose) in the body that takes the blood from the heart and supplies it to the head, abdomen, pelvis, legs and arms.
Absence seizure is a disease which is mostly seen among the children. Absence seizure is a type of neurological disorder which is marked by sudden recurrent episodes of sensory disturbance. Someone suffering from absence seizures seemed to be blanked out or stares continuously to any place or thing. Absence seizures can exist with other types of seizures like shaking, muscle jerking and twitching.
The lungs and airways become inflamed easily in childhood asthma and allergy especially when exposed to certain types of triggers such as catching a cold, inhaling airborne pollen or any other respiratory infection. There is as such no difference between asthma in children or adults. Unfortunately, asthma has no cure, and its symptoms may continue even when the grow up. But with proper care and the right treatment and taking care of the asthma causes, the problem can be kept under control, and the damage to lungs can be prevented.
Usage of drugs for treatment and recreational purposes has been common across the world. People from all walks of life have used some or the other form of drugs regardless of their race, age or economic background. But, where drugs have helped some people being a good source for recreation or medical treatment; some others have found themselves trapped in the vicious cycle of drug abuse and faced the negative effects of it. Drug abuse can take a serious toll on your overall happiness, health, and lifestyle.
When there is an excess of waste and in comparison to it, a lesser amount of fluid in the blood, these waste substances start building up in the form of clumps and stones, resulting in kidney stones. Such stones mostly develop in the kidneys, but they might also develop in any other part of the urinary tract like urethra, bladder, and ureters. Symptoms of kidney stones develop when the stone starts moving towards the ureters. It causes a lot of pain on one side of your abdomen and in your back.
People with severe lung diseases like pulmonary disease, infection, chronic disease that are not cured by general treatment need to opt for transplantation of their lung transplantation, also referred to as pulmonary transplantation. It’s a surgical process through which the infected or diseased lung (single or both, depending on your health condition) is replaced by the healthy lung taken from a donor, usually from a deceased donor.
Osteoarthritis is a condition that results in the breakdown of joint cartilage and the underlying bone. It is a degenerative disease that worsens over time, and sometimes people are no longer able to work.
To explain in simple terms, Sleep apnea is a severe disorder that obstructs a good night’s sleep. It occurs when a person is not able to breathe properly during the sleep. These involuntary cessations in breathing occur from a few seconds to a minute and can occur 30 or more times in an hour.
Thyroid cancer occurs in cells of the thyroid gland. In case you are wondering what a Thyroid gland is, it is an organ located in the neck region. The gland produces hormones called thyroxine and triiodothyronine that help your body in regulating metabolism, body weight, heart rate, blood pressure, and body temperature. Sometimes, when tissues present in thyroid gland grow uncontrollably causing a formation of nodules in the thyroid which eventually results in thyroid cancer. Cancerous nodules may spread in other parts of the neck and develop more quickly if not treated on time.