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…

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…

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The condition mainly relates to diarrhea, vomiting and stomach pain. All these symptoms can be felt by the person with acute gastro enteritis. Most adults and children who have diarrhea can blame it to viral gastroenteritis. The most common virus that causes the disease is called rotavirus. Hence, there is already a vaccine that can…

eclampsia

During pregnancy, there are diseases that an expectant mother may have. One of such is eclampsia. This is a rare yet a truly serious disease. The woman may have a seizure due to hypertension while pregnant. The reality is, the condition affects an estimate of 1 out of 200 women with preeclampsia. It may happen…

placenta-previa

There are instances when a woman is diagnosed with placenta previa. Hearing the term can be quite obscure for most people especially those without any medical background. This means that the placenta is located unusually lower in the uterus. It can be found covering or next to the cervix. The placenta functions as the way…

asthma

There are many diseases that involve the respiratory system. One of such affects the lungs called asthma. This condition can make the airways narrow and inflamed. Once inflicted, the patient may experience wheezing when they breathe, shortness of breath, tightness of chest area and sudden excessive coughing. Coughing may be early in the morning or…

cholecystitis

There are many illnesses that concern our abdomen. One of such is an inflamed gallbladder called cholecystitis. The gall bladder is the part of the body located at the right abdomen side beneath the liver. Its shape is similar to a pear. The function is to hold the digestive fluid released to the bile or…

diabetes

It is indeed true that if a person eats a lot especially high sugar content food, type 2 diabetes mellitus may follow. The disease is debilitating. Once a person has it, it is likely to exist all throughout his lifetime. It can affect how our bodies regulate glucose, the type of sugar found in the…

renal-failure

The term renal refers to the kidney. The kidney is among the most important parts of the body. Kidneys served as waste products filter of the blood. It is active in regulating electrolytes, blood pressure and production of RBC or red blood cells. Once the renal fails, our body can be jeopardized. Symptoms may include…

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