Brain Cancer

Brain Cancer occurs as a result of the abnormality in the growth of brain cells. Cancerous cells form malignant tumors which stop the brain from functioning normally. Cancer cells causing tumors are named as malignant tumors while benign tumors are formed by non cancerous cells. It is difficult to analyze tumors closely because all of […]

Back Pain

The backbone or the spine consists of a column with bones and tissues running from the skull to the pelvis. The three curves in the spine can withstand any stress and help in mobility. Back pain can occur due to any disturbance caused to the nerves in the spine, back muscle pain, injury to the […]

Bladder Cancer

The bladder is a muscular organ, shaped like a balloon and located in the center of the lower abdomen (pelvis) that acts as a storage area for urine. The function of the bladder is to discharge urine produced by the kidneys through the urethra. Bladder cancer is a malignant disease that develops in the cell […]

Bipolar Disorder

A manic- depressive state with unusual fluctuations in mood, activity and behavior is described as Bipolar Disorder. The highs of mania and the lows of depression are experienced as there is a frequent mood shifting in such a disorder. The mood changes have an intense effect on regular activities. The disordered person may feel highly […]

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation refers to abnormal heart rhythm which affects the flow of blood in the body. The word ‘Fibrillation’ relates to the palpitating nature of heart muscles in the atria. In atrial fibrillation the heart rate might extend from 100 to 175 beats per minute while the normal beat is 60 to 100 per minute. […]

Arthritis

An inflammation in the joint is referred to as Arthritis. It is a combination of numerous rheumatic diseases causing pain in the joints, inflammation and less muscular movement. A fluid called Cartilage located between two bones protects the joints and helps in smooth motion. Arthritis affects this substance damaging the process of degeneration which results […]

Anxiety

A normal psychological condition of deep thinking is usually described as anxiety. It actually probes a person to find possible solutions for difficult problems. But anxiety at its higher intensity leads to anxiety disorders which cause fear, nervousness, apprehension and worry. Mild anxiety is unrealistic while severe anxiety disturbs one’s normal life. Excessive anxiety creates […]

Anemia

Anemia is a condition wherein the count of the red blood cells or hemoglobin drops down from normal. The level of hemoglobin is measured in grams per 100 milliliters. The normal count of hemoglobin in men ranges from 13-18 grams/100ml and from 12-16 grams in women. A person whose blood count is lower than the […]

Acute Renal Failure

The small bean shaped organs that are organized on either side of the spine, just below the lowest ribs are kidneys. The filtered fluids and electrolytes from the blood are collected in the kidneys. The function of the kidneys is to regulate the excessive water in the body and allows it to pass into the […]

Acid Reflux

The word ‘Reflux’ refers to something which recedes or flows back. Acid Reflux is described as the condition wherein the gastric acids from the stomach flow back into the esophagus resulting to heartburn. The tube located between the stomach and the pharynx, at the back of the throat is called esophagus. Acid Reflux seems to […]