Asthma is a chronic condition that causes inflammation and narrowing of the bronchial tubes the passageways that allow air to enter and leave the lungs. Causes of asthma can be numerous such as smoking, air pollution, increased concentration of ozone layer, and many more. The symptoms of asthma include shortness of breath, coughing, and chest tightness. Unfortunately, there is no cure for asthma, but the symptoms can be prevented by simply avoiding triggers like allergens and irritants. Asthma can appear at any stage, and even a few months old can suffer from asthma. For asthma homeopathic treatment is strongly recommended.
Allergies basically are the hypersensitive response of immune system to the substances like foods and pollens. These allergies can cause annoying symptoms such as a runny nose, itchy eyes, sneezing, hay fever, etc. The severity of allergy may vary from person to person. It can be a minor irritation, and on the other hand, it can also be anaphylaxis, which is a serious allergic reaction that can be even life-threatening. Allergy can be diagnosed by taking a blood sample. One of the most effective treatments of allergy is to avoid allergens, for which a person needs to consult a doctor and know what substances to avoid.
Acne is basically a chronic, inflammatory skin condition that causes spots and pimples on the face, shoulders, back, neck, chest, and arms. Its treatment depends upon how severe the marks are. Arthritis is the inflammation of joints. The symptoms of arthritis include pain and limited functioning of joints. Both Acne and arthritis are connected to each other. There can be seen a well-described association of arthritis with severe skin inflammation and acne. According to the doctors, there is a type of inflammatory arthritis that is associated with acne.
If a person’s skin itches and turns red time to time, then that person might have eczema. It is also named as dermatitis. It causes dry, itchy skin, rashes on the face, inside the elbows, and behind the knees. Its symptoms include tiny blisters that can weep and ooze in due course producing crusted, thickened plaques of skin. Certain foods can also trigger symptoms such as nuts, and dairy. It is most commonly found in children, although adults can also suffer from it. It can be treated with steroid creams and light therapy, but still, there is not any complete cure for eczema. Eczema is not a contagious disease.
Psoriasis is a non-contagious chronic disease that speeds up the life cycle of skin cells. Symptoms of psoriasis include dry and cracked skin, scaly plaques on the scalp, red patches of skin covered with thick, silvery scales, burning or soreness, thickened or ridged nails, Swollen and stiff joint. People with psoriasis most commonly suffer from diabetes, obesity, and heart diseases. It is not curable, but it is a controllable disease. It can be initiated by certain environmental triggers. Plaque psoriasis is considered to be one of the most common forms of psoriasis. In psoriasis, Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may also lessen joint inflammation, pain, and firmness.
Sinusitis can be acute as well as a chronic disease. Basically, it is inflammation of sinuses. Healthy sinuses are filled with air, but when they get blocked and filled with fluid, there are chances for germs to grow and cause infection. Conditions such as common cold, allergic rhinitis, deviated septum, etc can cause blocked sinuses. Bacterial sinusitis is usually treated with antibiotics. The symptoms of sinusitis include a sinus headache, pain or pressure in sinuses and teethes, fever, cough, sore throat, occasional facial swelling, and many others. If the infection spreads to a person’s eye socket, it can cause reduced vision or even permanent blindness.
Cold and cough lasting under three weeks or more are most commonly down to viral infections. A cough can be caused by smoking, viruses, and bacteria, flu, dry mouth, allergies, etc. A person coughing or sneezing spew the virus into the air. If you inhale that air, you may get sick. Symptoms of repeated cold/cough are a runny or stuffy nose, hoarseness, shortness of breath, coughing, etc. In order to prevent repeated cold/ cough, one should wash hands with soap frequently. A person suffering from cold/cough should use handkerchiefs while sneezing and coughing.
Cysts and tumors are basically two common types of lumps. There are key differences between the two. A cyst is a sac that may be filled with air, fluid, or other material, whereas a tumor is said to be any abnormal mass of tissue or swelling. Both tumor and cyst can form in any part of the body. Cysts are caused by infections, clogging of sebaceous glands, and many more. The test to determine whether a cyst or tumor is benign is taking the sample of the affected tissue. In some cases, the entire suspicious area is removed and studied under a microscope. Cysts are caused by infections, clogging of sebaceous glands, and many more.
Basically, migraines are severe, painful, and recurring headaches. These headaches are a result of specific changes within the brain. Symptoms of Migraine headaches are eye pain, vomiting, sensitivity to sound or light, nausea, and severe pain usually on one side of the head. These headaches can be triggered by many factors like stress, hormonal change, loud noises, sensitivity to light, and also certain foods. Lifestyle alterations such as drinking plenty of water, proper sleep, regular exercise, etc can help to reduce the frequency of migraines. Over-the-counter medications are found effective in treating migraines.
Gastritis is an irritation, erosion, or inflammation of the lining of the stomach. It can be acute or chronic. The causes of gastritis can be mainly a bacterium named Helicobacter pylori, and also nonsteroidal inflammatory drugs. There are other causes also such as sarcoidosis, Crohn’s disease, infectious agents, etc. Symptoms of gastritis are abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, indigestion, and many others. The treatment of gastritis varies as per the cause. It can be diagnosed by thorough physical evaluation, and also the doctor may recommend for certain tests namely upper endoscopy, blood tests, stool test (fecal occult blood test).
Stones are hard masses made of crystals that form in the urinary tract. One in every 20 people develops kidney stones at some point. They are considered to be one of the most painful medical conditions. The causes of the stones may vary according to the type of the stone. Symptoms of stones include severe pain in the groin or side, blood in the urine, nausea, vomiting, pus in the urine, a reduced amount of urine excreted, and fever. One of the major causes of a kidney stone is lack of water in the person’s body. A person with urine and stone problem should consult the doctor regarding a proper diet plan.
A fibroid is noncancerous tumors of woman’s uterus. The size of the fibroid can vary from the size of a bean to the size of a melon. They can cause severe abdominal pain in certain cases. They usually develop during the reproductive years of a woman such as between 16 to 50 years. The cause is not yet determined. Complications in fibroids are rare, but they can be serious. Symptoms of fibroid include heavy, painful periods, lower backache or leg pain, constipation, frequent urination, etc. Fibroids are usually diagnosed during routine pelvic examinations.
There are numerous female and childhood diseases. Children from 3 to 5 years may suffer from Candida albicans infection, Candida parapsilosis infection, respiratory distress syndrome, measles, respiratory Syncytial Virus infection, common cold, etc. Whereas, children above 5 years may cause diseases such as asthma, common cold, influenza, diphtheria, rheumatic fever, whooping cough, tuberculosis, rickets, diabetes mellitus, chickenpox, mumps, leukemia, polio, pneumonia, hepatitis A, and many other diseases. Some female diseases are Endometriosis, uterine fibroids, Gynecologic cancer, HIV, Interstitial cystitis, polycystic ovary syndrome etc.