Category Archives: Social health

Side Effects of Tranquilizers

Side Effects of Tranquilizers Some of our symptoms may actually be the side effects of certain medications. For example, tranquilizers, when taken for a long time, usually give some side effects. Muscle spasms, tremors, stiffness are some of them. Some of these medications have a tendency to cause an increase in the body temperature. If […]

Choking After Heavy Alcohol Intake

Choking After Heavy Alcohol Intake The alcohol has a property of depressing the nerves in the throat and airway. This numbing effect on throat leads to a reduction in protective ‘gag reflex‘. Problem With Absence of Gag Reflex Gag reflex normally protects the food or fluid from entering into our airway. But its absence may […]

Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome

Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome is a brain disorder involving loss of specific brain functions, due to a thiamine deficiency. The syndrome is actually a spectrum. Korsakoff´s typically develops as the Wernicke’s subsides.  Wernicke’s Encephalopathy Wernicke’s encephalopathy involves damage to multiple nerves in both the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) and the peripheral nervous […]

How to Lose Weight Quickly With These Newer Strategies?

How to Lose Weight Quickly With These Newer Strategies? Most strategies of weight loss are planned according to a measurement called body mass index (BMI). A BMI from 18.5 up to 25 is considered in the healthy range, from 25 up to 30 is overweight, and 30 or higher is obese. Generally, the higher a […]

Driving Under the Influence

Driving Under the Influence Though the kids are taught from the very early age, the importance of safe driving habits. But the disturbing trends of alcohol and drug abuse have grown significantly among the teenagers. This has given rise to several problems including traffic hazards. Many teenagers have been found to be driving under the influence. Police has […]

Semen Allergy

Semen Allergy Semen Allergy may technically be called Human Seminal Plasma Hypersensitivity. As with any substance, it’s possible to be allergic to seminal fluid. It is estimated that five percent of women are allergic to semen. The symptoms of semen allergy can either be a localized or systemic reactions. The localized reactions, can be an […]