asthma

The condition when airways tend to produce excess mucus as they are narrow and swell is called asthma. When this happens, the result is difficulty in breathing which also triggers coughing, wheezing sound and shortness of breath. There are patients when this pulmonary illness is already the destruction of normal life routine. This is because…

ymphatic-filariasis

The condition elephantiasis is also termed as filariasis. This is spread by mosquitoes. The name is used because when a patient contracted it, the arms and legs can swell which can be bigger than the usual. Aside from that, the breasts and sex organs may also swell and the affected parts can harden and thicken…

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The blockage of the pulmonary artery that supplies blood to the lungs is called pulmonary embolism. This condition is among the most common cardiovascular diseases in the US. A blood clot is the usual cause of the blockage. This prevents oxygen to reach the lung tissues. This is a life-threatening disease. Embolism is from the…

flu

A viral infection that targets the respiratory system is called influenza. The nose, throat, and lungs are usually affected by this condition. This is more commonly referred to as flu but definitely not related to stomach flu which gives patient diarrhea and vomiting. Although most influenza is often overlooked and just let it go without…

heat-rash

Prickly heat is the other term for heat rash. This kind of rashes does not only affect babies. When the heat is on, even adults can be affected too. The rash develops when the sweat ducts or pores are blocked under the skin. The symptoms can range from red lumps, deep blisters. The prickly or…

heat-stroke

When the body experienced overheating, heat stroke can happen. This can be caused by too much sun exposure or too much physical exertion at high temperature. Heat stroke is a deadly form of heat injury. When the body rises 50 104F or higher, heat stroke could happen. This is very common in most tropical countries…

potts

Pott’s disease is also called the tuberculosis of the spine. This is only a rare disease considered infectious that is usually caused by extraspinal infection. This condition is arthritis and osteomyelitis combination that also involves multiple vertebrae. In most cases, the anterior part of the vertebral body is affected. This part is adjacent to the…

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