Category Archives: Mental Illness

Codeine Addiction and Abuse

Codeine Abuse and Addiction It is not a very commonly used recreational drug. Abuse usually starts after the drug is given for some therapeutic purposes, like for treating irritating cough or pain. This drug is a opioid narcotic, and is used as a antitussive to control cough. Also, it’s used as a pain reliever in […]

How to Identify and Treat Depression?

Symptoms and Treatment of Depression It is common for all of us to feel low at times. This is normal. However, in some individuals, this feeling continues to stay for a period of two months or more. Such a state is called depression. This illness is serious and needs to be attended medically. What Causes […]

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) As the name suggests, ADHD or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a condition presenting with a combination of problems including difficulty focusing on a piece of work, hyperactivity and impulsive behavior. The problem usually develops during childhood and is often carried on in adulthood. Symptoms lead to decreased performance at […]

Chemical Imbalance in Mood Disorders

Chemical Imbalance in Mood Swings Our brain is a complex structure made up of many specialized cells called neurons. These cells have long tails called axons, which are sort of wires connecting different areas of the brain and other parts of the body. A neuron connects with another neuron or a muscle spindle via certain […]

Right Adnexal Mass Detected During Pregnancy

Mass in Rt. Adnexa Found During Pregnancy Q: My age is about 33 years. During my 8th week pregnancy, a test detected echo-free mass measuring 52*48 mm in Rt. adnexa. Please advice me about treatment. Also let me know the possible future complications as well as precautions. Reply: You may go through the causes and treatment […]

What Causes Calcified Granuloma of Brain?

Calcified Granulomatous Lesions of Brain Whenever an inflammation occurs, the tissue affected respond producing an inflammatory exudate and a granuloma is formed. A granuloma in the brain is nothing but a localized area of inflammation. This inflammation may be due to some infection, vascular problem, injury or any other trigger. Products of inflammation are formed […]