June 2018 archive

KIDNEY CANCER: SYMPTOMS & CAUSES, DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT

Overview Kidney cancer starts in the kidneys. Your kidneys are two bean-shaped organs, each about the size of your fist. They’re seen behind your abdominal organs, with one kidney on each side of your spine. In adults, renal cell carcinoma is the most known type of kidney cancer about 90 % of cancerous tumors. Other …

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HODGKIN’S LYMPHOMA (HODGKIN’S DISEASE): SYMPTOMS & CAUSES, DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT

Overview Hodgkin’s lymphoma formerly called Hodgkin’s disease is a cancer of the lymphatic system, which is part of your immune system. This may affect people of any age, but is mostly common in people between age 20 – 40 and those over 55. In Hodgkin’s lymphoma, there’s an abnormally growth of cells in the lymphatic …

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CHILDHOOD SCHIZOPHRENIA: SYMPTOMS, CAUSES & RISK FACTOR, COMPLICATION & PREVENTION

Overview Childhood schizophrenia is rare but severe mental disorder in which children interpret reality abnormally. Schizophrenia includes a range of issues with thinking (cognitive), behavior or emotions. It may cause some combination of hallucinations, delusions, and extremely disordered behavior and thinking that impairs your child’s ability to function properly. Childhood schizophrenia is essentially the same …

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DISLOCATION: SYMPTOMS & CAUSES, DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT

Overview Dislocation is an injury to a joint, a point where two or more bones come together, in which the edge of your bones is forced from their normal positions. This affliction temporarily deforms and cripples your joint. Dislocation is most common in knee, shoulders and fingers. Other joint may include elbows and hips. If …

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JUVENILE IDIOPATHIC ARTHRITIS: SYMPTOMS & CAUSES, DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT

Overview Juvenile idiopathic arthritis, formerly called juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, is the most common type of arthritis in children between the ages of 16-18. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis may lead to persistent joint pain, swelling and stiffness. Some children may have symptoms for only a few months, while some have symptoms for their entire lives. Some kind …

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STRETCHING AND FLEXIBILITY

Aerobic exercise Starting a fitness program is one of the best things you can do for your health. After all, physical activity can decrease your risk of chronic disease, enhance your balance and coordination, help you shed calories, and even boost your self-esteem. And you can reap these benefits regardless of your sex, age, or …

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ACROMEGALY: SYMPTOMS & CAUSES, DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT

Overview Acromegaly is a hormonal disorder that develops when your pituitary gland secretes too much growth hormone during adulthood. When this occurs, your bones increase in size, including those of your hands, feet and face. Acromegaly often affects middle-aged adults. In children who are still growing, too much growth hormone can trigger a condition called …

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ACCENTUATE THE POSITIVE FOR A LASTING HEALTH CHANGES

Try these measures to stay positive, which will keep you motivated and give a lasting health behavior changes. Why is reaching a health goal sometimes so challenging? Is your willpower really that poor? According to the recent research, your self-discipline may not be the issue. Instead, the key to maintaining your motivation is in your …

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HEARING LOSS: SYMPTOMS & CAUSES, DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT

Overview Hearing loss that happens gradually as you age (presbycusis) is common. About 25% of people in the United States between the ages of 55 and 64 have some level of hearing loss. For those older than 65, the list of people with some hearing loss is almost 1:2. Aging and chronic exposure to loud …

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MISCARRIAGE: SYMPTOMS & CAUSES, DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT

Overview Miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a pregnancy before the 20th week. About 10 to 20 % of known pregnancies end in miscarriage. But the exert number is likely higher due to many miscarriages occur so early in pregnancy that a woman doesn’t know she’s pregnant. Miscarriage is a somewhat suggesting that something was …

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