Depression (Major depression disorder)

Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. Also called major depression disorder or clinical depression, it affects how you feel, think and behave and can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems. You may have trouble doing normal day-to-day activities and sometimes you may […]

Cirrhosis

Cirrhosis is a late stage of scarring (fibrosis) of the liver caused by many forms of liver diseases. A wide range of diseases and conditions can damage the liver and lead to cirrhosis. Some of the causes includes chronic alcohol abuse, chronic viral hepatitis (Hepatitis B, C and D). Fat accumulating in the liver (non-alcoholic […]

Anal Fissure

Anal fissure is a small tear in the thin, moist tissue (mucosa) that line the anus. Anal fissure may occur when you pass hard and large stools, constipated and straining during bowel movements. Anal fissure might also occur due to chronic diarrhoea, anal intercourse or during child birth. Individuals with anal fissure often presents with […]

Acne

Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. It often causes pimples and usually appears on the face, forehead, chest, upper back and shoulder. Acne is most common among teenagers, though it affects people of all ages. There are four main factors that contributes […]

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder that affects the large intense. The exact causes of IBS are not known, factors that appears to play a role include stronger and longer contraction of intense, abnormalities of the nerves innervating your digestive tract. Inflammation the intense, serve infection be it viral or bacterial. Change in […]

Ovarian Cyst

Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled sacs or pockets in an ovary or on its surface. Women have two ovaries, each about the size and shape of an almond, on each side of the uterus. Eggs (ova) which develop and mature in the ovaries are released in monthly cycles during the child bearing years. Many women have […]

Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis)

Pink eye (conjunctivitis) is an inflammation or infection of the transparent membrane (conjunctiva) that lines your eyelid and covers the white part of your eyeball. When small blood vessels in the conjunctiva become inflamed, they’re more visible. This is what cause the white of our eyes to appear reddish or pink. The causes of pink […]

Dehydration

Dehydration occurs when you use or lose more fluid than you take in, and your body doesn’t have enough water and other fluids to carry out its’s normal functions. If you don’t replace lost of fluids, you will get dehydrated. Anyone may become dehydrated, but the condition is especially dangerous for children and older adults. […]

Inguinal Hernia

An inguinal hernia occurs when tissue, such as part of the intestine, protrudes through a weak spot in the abdominal muscles. The resulting bulge can be painful, especially when you cough, bend over or lift a heavy object. Some inguinal hernias have no apparent cause. Others might occur as a result of increased pressure within […]

Meningitis

Meningitis is an inflammation of the membranes(meninges) surrounding your brain and spinal cord. There are various causes of Meningitis commonly bacterial and viral in nature and rarely fungal infection. Bacteria that enter the blood stream and travel to the brain and spinal cord cause acute bacterial meningitis. But it can also occur when bacteria directly […]