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Inguinal Hernia – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

13th June 2008
Inguinal hernias occur when soft tissue - usually part of the intestine - protrudes through a weak point or tear in your lower abdominal wall. The resulting bulge of this common condition can be painful - especially when you cough, bend over or lift a hea... Read >

Hydrocephalus Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

13th June 2008
Hydrocephalus is a condition in which there is too much CSF in the ventricles. This occurs when the natural system for draining and absorbing extra CSF does not work right. The ventricles enlarge to accommodate the extra fluid and then press on different ... Read >

Heart Murmur – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

11th June 2008
A heart murmur is a whooshing sound between the beats that a doctor hears through a stethoscope. The whoosh is just an extra noise that the blood makes as it flows through the heart. Doctors usually discover murmurs during regular checkups or when kids se... Read >

How to Prevent From Tanning

10th June 2008
Tanning is the process of making leather from skin. This is commonly done with the acidic compound tannin, which prevents normal decomposition and often imparts color. One of the most important tips you should follow is to always choose the right type ... Read >

Glossodynia - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

10th June 2008
Glossodynia (burning mouth syndrome, stomatopyrosis, orodynia) is mostly considered to be a psychosomatic disorder characterised by painful sensations within the oral cavity, particularly the tongue, without detectable abnormalities of the mucous membrane... Read >

Get Benefits of Himalayan Salt

09th June 2008
Table salt however is primarily sodium chloride with accumulative and consumed in excess which is very easy to do with today's lifestyle, when used in excess is detrimental to health and generally not recommended by doctors to be added to food.As most foo... Read >

Primary Biliary Cirrhosis – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

06th June 2008
Primary biliary cirrhosis is a rare form of biliary cirrhosis of unknown origin, occurring without obstruction or infection of the major bile ducts, sometimes developing after the administration of such drugs as chlorpromazine and arsenicals. Affecting ch... Read >

How to Treat Belching

06th June 2008
Belching or burping is also medically referred as eructation or ructus. Essentially it is a process of releasing gas from the digestive tract through the mouth. A typical odor or sound may also accompany the process of gas release. Belching is a common un... Read >

Natural Cures to Treat Dark Circles

04th June 2008
Having those big (or little), dark circles under your eyes is pretty common. Your eyelids and the skin directly under your eyes are particularly tender and senstive areas of your epidermis, so those dark circles under your eyes can be caused by a myriad o... Read >

What is Blepharospasm?

21st May 2008
Blepharo means "eyelid". Spasm means "uncontrolled muscle contraction". The term blepharospasm ['blef-a-ro-spaz-m] can be applied to any abnormal blinking or eyelid tic or twitch resulting from any cause, ranging from dry eyes to Tourette's syndrome to ta... Read >

Know the Disadvantages of Alcohol

20th May 2008
Many people use alcohol to escape from their problems, or to change their personalities. They have an inability to control their drinking, a high tolerance level for alcohol, and may suffer problems at work or in school as a result. If your family and fri... Read >

What is fibroadenoma?

08th May 2008
Fibroadenomas are benign breast tumours commonly found in young women. Fibroadenoma means a tumour composed of glandular (related to gland) and fibrous (containing fibres) tissues. Breast fibroadenomas, abnormal growths of glandular and fibrous tissues, a... Read >

Hypotonia – Causes, Signs and Treatment

01st May 2008
Hypotonia is more a description than a diagnosis. It is most often seen in newborns (congenital) and infants, but it may persist through adolescence into adulthood. Another name for infantile hypotonia is "floppy baby syndrome." This refers to the tendenc... Read >

Hypovolemia - What is Hypovolemia?

28th April 2008
Hypovolemia basically means low blood volume. "Hypo" means low, "vol" is for volume, and "emia" refers to blood. Symptoms of hypovolemia may include cold hands and feet, light headedness, infrequent urination, increased heart rate, and weakness. What is h... Read >

Gum Infection Home Remedies for Gum Infection

28th April 2008
The gums are also called as the gingivae. These are firm fibrous tissue connected to the bone of the jaw. If they are atleast 1 mm thick and have a good blood supply, then they are said to be "healthy". Along with age, they decrease slightly and expose mo... Read >
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