Endometriosis

Endometrium is referred to the layer of tissue growing inside the uterus (womb). Endometriosis is a condition wherein the endometrial tissue has its growth outside the uterus like lining cells and is seen in the pelvic area, the ovaries, fallopian tubes or the intestines, rectum or bladder. This condition might cause pain, bleeding and even [...]

Dizziness

Dizziness is a common condition one feels at some or the other time in life. It is a light-headed feeling as if the head is reeling around which causes loss of balance and unsteadiness. It is often described as ‘Vertigo’, in medical terms referring to the sensation of spinning or whirling of a person and [...]

Diabetes Type II

Diabetes mellitus is a disorder wherein there occurs a deficiency in the production of insulin hormone resulting in the increase of blood sugar. Diabetes mellitus type-2 is one such disease relating to high blood glucose due to insulin resistance. This is known to be the most common type of diabetes particularly among older patients. Type [...]

Diabetes

The digestive process of the human body performs various functions in order to digest the food and supply energy to other parts of the body. In this process, sugar called glucose moves into the bloodstream which acts as the most important source of energy. The pancreas helps in providing insulin, a hormone that regulates the [...]

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

The most common lung disease causing difficulty in breathing due to blockage in the airways and out of the lungs progressing over a period of time is known to be Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. When a person breathes air, it moves into the windpipe and enters the tube like structures in the lungs called bronchial [...]

Congestive Heart Failure

The upper chambers of the heart are known as atria and the lower chambers the ventricles. The ventricles both right and left located in the heart pump blood with the contraction of the muscles. High blood pressure, infections or toxins weaken the muscles of the ventricles leading to an abnormal pumping of the blood. The [...]

Cold and Flu

Common cold, commonly known as nasopharyngitis, is caused due to viral infection particularly in the upper part of the respiratory system. It begins with a running nose along with cough, sore throat, cough and fever. On the other hand, influenza, popularly called ‘the flu’, is caused by RNA viruses affecting the respiratory tract. The symptoms [...]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFC) is a state of feeling tired for a long time that cannot be recovered soon after rest. This chronic condition may continue for almost 6 months tend to disturb the normal activity. It is most commonly seen in women at their 40s or 50s. The disease might appear to be accompanied [...]

Cervical Cancer

Abnormal growth of cells in any part of the body results in cancer. These cancerous cells grow to such an extent that they damage the other tissues. Most of the time cancers form tumors. But benign tumors are not cancerous. In a woman’s reproductive system, the uterine cervix is located on the lowest narrow part [...]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The bones that are located in the wrist are called carpals. The carpal tunnel is covered by carpals in the wrist on three sides with transverse carpal ligament on the other side. The central part of the wrist is occupied by the median nerve and flexor tendons. The median nerve travels through the carpal tunnel [...]