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? […]

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 […]

Loss of Memory, Impaired Thinking

Dementia and Associated Alzeimer’s Disease Dementia is a state of mind characterized by a gradual but progressive loss of memory, thinking capability and judgment. The reasoning power of the affected individual gets affected. he may be disoriented. All these contribute to problems in his day to day life. There are many causes why a person […]

Dandruff And Shampoos That Work

What is Dandruff? White to yellowish Grey flakes, commonly seen over the scalp skin, are medically called dandruff. It is characterized by small white colored oily flakes of dead skin that appear attached to hair or shed to lie over shoulders. The condition is usually itchy. As you itch, more of the dead skin cells […]

Causes of Having Fluid in the Pouch of Douglas

Pouch of Douglas Pouch of douglas is a peritoneal fold present behind the uterus. It lies between the uterus and the rectum. It is present only in females. How is it formed? All our visceral organs are carefully packed inside and covered by a membranous layer, called the peritoneum. As this membranes covers the internal […]