somatoform-disorder

A somatoform disorder is considered a metal health concern. It can make the person feel sick because of the power of the mind. It can be one or more symptoms that cause too much level of distress. Some symptoms include: * Neurologic problems * Pain * Sexual symptoms * Gastrointestinal issues Most patients who experience…

anemia

If the hemoglobin or red blood cell count of a person is lower than the normal range, the patient may have the condition called anemia. The patient is referred to as anemic. It can be due to decrease RBC production loss of blood due to excessive bleeding. There are patients who do not experience any…

ease piriformis syndrome

Various stretches and yoga poses can help to ease the symptoms of piriformis syndrome, a condition that causes discomfort in the buttock, lower back, and often even the entire leg. Pull the left knee up to the chest and grasp the knee with the right hand. Pull it towards the right shoulder and hold for…

Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis syndrome is a condition in which the muscle called piriformis — the small one in the buttock region — spasms and causes pain in the buttock area, lower back, and even the whole leg at times. This muscle also often irritates the sciatic nerve located nearby and causes numbness and tingling, and sometimes severe…

lactose-intolerance

When we watched TV, we can often hear about lactose intolerance especially if the ad is a milk brand. Not everyone knows what it is or if they already have it. This condition is when the body is not able to quickly digest lactose. Lactose is often found in dairy products particularly milk. It is…

gallstones

The pear shape organ called gallbladder may have digestive fluid deposits called gallstones. Such stones can be as little like the grain of sand or as huge like a golf ball. There are cases when a person only has a single stone while others may have several at once. If this occurs, the usual treatment…

Mosquito spreading West Nile Virus. Image courtesy google.com

West Nile is a virus most commonly spread to people by mosquito bites. About 1 in 5 people who are infected develop a fever and other symptoms. About 1 out of 150 infected people develop a serious, sometimes fatal, illness.Looking at the severity that may arouse out of the virus it has become very important…

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