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Causes of Fainting and Dizziness

Fainting Episodes Fainting episodes may medically be termed as syncope or syncopal attacks. The basic mechanism among most of such cases is common. One faints when the blood supply to the brain is reduced transiently due to some cause. There can be many different reasons why the blood flow gets reduced and the person faints. […]

Cures For Lichen Sclerosis

Lichen Sclerosis Also called the White patch disease, the condition is characterized by the appearance of small rounded white patches over the skin. It mainly involves the genital area. Who is Prone to Getting These Skin Patches? Anyone can get this condition. However, it is commoner in young girls who have not started menstruating or […]

Molluscum Contagiosum And its Treatment

Molluscum Contagiosum A rather common skin condition that is often ignored, as the lesions give you no trouble. Commonly, you may find small firm bumps over the skin. They are painless, may sometimes give slight itch. More or less, they are non disturbing. This is likely to be a viral infection of the skin and […]

Vitamins Help in Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration Degeneration of the macula is not uncommon as we age up. This is a serious eye disorder, where the central vision, that is, vision in direct line of sight, gets affected. What is the Macula? Macula is the most light sensitive portion of the retina, responsible for central vision. What is Macular Degeneration? […]

Sleep Apnea And It’s Management

What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a potentially fatal condition in which you stop breathing for a few moments during sleep. Cessation of breathing is usually for a few moments, you miss one or more inhalation or exhalations. However, since our body requires a continuous supply of oxygen, sleep apnea may result in hypoxia, […]

Brown Spots Over The Skin

Blemishes or Brownish Spots Over the Skin You may have commonly seen brown to brownish black spots occurring over the skin. They develop spontaneously, giving no other trouble along with. These spots, which are absolutely harmless, are called blemishes, age spots, sometimes referred to as liver spots or solar spots. Recognizing Blemishes They occur over […]

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

What is Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) Two kinds of pains can be broadly identified after physical activities or work outs. One is which occurs immediately after the activity. And the other is that appears hours after. The latter, which  appears later is referred to as DOMS. Immediate Pain It is common to feel crampy […]

Symptoms Scrub Typhus

Scrub Typhus Scrub typhus in a commonly encountered illness, especially in those staying or traveling in eastern Asia countries. The disease often goes undiagnosed because of its presentation resembling common viral illness. What is Scrub Typhus? This is basically a bacterial infection. It is caused by a bacteria called Orientia tsutsugamushi. This bacteria cannot infect […]

ANA Positive Diseases

What are anti Nuclear Antibodies (ANA)? Our body needs to guard itself from germs, toxins, allergens, etc, which keep interacting with it all the day. For this, it has a specialized system, called the immune system. One of the work this system does is making antibodies against all foreign invaders. Antibodies are certain proteins, which […]

How to Delay Periods Safely?

Postponing Menstrual Flow There are medical ways to safely postpone your menstrual blood flow. Consulting a doctor before taking the pill is essential to assess the best choice for you and the dose to be taken. For Young Girls You may need to delay periods by some days when planning a vacation or some important […]