What is lupus? Lupus is a condition, which causes the immune system to identify the body’s cells as abnormal and attack them. Also, it causes the body to produce substances, which affect blood vessels, joints, tissues, and many vital organs, such as heart, lungs, liver, kidneys, etc.
With age, many systems and organs of the human body begin to work much worse than in youth. This is due to the natural aging processes, no one can avoid that. However, in some cases, the body's activity is disrupted earlier, which requires special attention. So any problems in the work of the joints is a serious reason to pay attention to your health and consult your therapist.
Low back pain is a very common diagnosis that most frequently is treated with painkillers. However, it seems like things are going to change in this health department.
Runny nose is the most common condition that happens to everyone now and then. It is uncomfortable and it is annoying.
Problems with stomach is something we all know about. Nice as an evening meal can seem, it can turn out a disaster due to many reasons – an infection or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), for one thing. The most unpleasant part is when your stomachache is accompanied with diarrhoea.
There are good reasons to believe that we are on the verge of an epoch-making discovery in the sphere of pain relief. More specifically, scientists have detected unique pain-killing properties in the venom of Conus regius snails, which are found in the Caribbean.
The neck and shoulders are extremely sensitive parts of the human body, so, should a problem occur in the area, it may cause a lot of inconvenience and pain. Simple things like turning your head to see what’s going on to your left or right may become a challenge. There are lots of factors that may cause pain in the neck and shoulders, and it takes a lengthy professional examination to identify the exact cause. However, there are two certainties: the cause may lie either in the cervical area of the spine or in the should
Unfortunately, headache is a permanent companion for many of us. There are as many types of headache as there are factors causing it. Headache differs in intensity, longevity, and rate of occurrence. It can be a symptom of scores of illnesses or just a reaction to occasional or repeated stresses. Once it occurs, there is just one question, which inevitably emerges: how can I prevent and treat it? That is a moot question! And one thing you know for certain: this is not the case to practice self-treatment!
Numerous studies have concluded that estimated time of sleep per night an adult needs in order to be able to have a long and productive life is between 7 and 9 hours depending on specific features. This leads to the fact that an average human spends around a third of their lives asleep. But apart from the decline of life quality level in case there is lack of it, what other dangers may sleep pose?
Statistical data indicate that almost five percent of the population suffers from nasal polyps. And it is just official data. According to the estimations made, more than a half of the human population suffers from this problem.
Insomnia strikes us all at times. However, what to do if you cannot sleep and in addition you hear snoring nearby? It can be an unbearable problem, especially when your spouse suffers from that. Or rather, when they snore and you are the one to suffer. Sometimes, you are ready to do whatever it takes to stop that. In fact, it was found out that one of the easiest and the most effective ways to get rid of snoring was using a simple mask for sleeping. The mask does not restrain any movements or put additional pressure on
With such a serious disorder as migraine one can even win a marathon. It is not an impediment to the full life if a migraineur finds proper treatment, using standard and non-standard methods.
It happens that even in the healthiest condition and with no problems detected in the body, the general feeling gets only worse and the person simply fades. Have you ever noticed that? Did you think of the possible reasons for out body to simply eat itself?
Smoking is something that everyone tried and for the first time often when we were teenagers. This is something that some of us found unacceptable but the majority still say - "Yes, I smoke and there is nothing I can do about it." This all despite of the fact that smoking leads to so many unpleasant conditions and is the reason behind so many deaths. How many people are ready to admit: "I smoked for the first time when I was 13?" There are far too many, and this is the sad truth. The question is why we tend to smoke ...
Shooting pains in head are common to almost every one of us, as the cause of such pain can become quite usual while going out without a hat in winter, or while visiting the pool or bath, or when an abrupt change in temperature occurs. Also shooting pains in head can be the result of serious injury or head colds. Metabolic disorders can also become a reason of such kind of pain in head. Among other factors that may cause such pain there may be named brain tumor, meningitis, encephalitis, migraine and some other condition...
Bowel itself consists of several guts included in the digestive tract. Their main function is the adsorption of nutrients from food digested in the stomach. When some problems occur bowel can't normally adsorb water and form feces from organism's waste products. This leads to obstruction that may cause serious health problems affecting mainly immune system, kidneys and liver. That's why bowel issues are so important to study. To begin with, one should know the symptoms that lead straightly to bowel diseases. They are...
Although sweat is one of the vitally important tools in our body, we often get embarrassed and discomforted with its appearance. You might wonder why we need it. Well, it's a natural cooling conditioner for our persistently heating body, it protects us from collapsing. In cooler environments the temperature just diffuses. In hotter surrounding you have to sweat, especially if it's summer or if you're doing sports rigidly. Sweat also helps to let out many toxin deposits from your body. If you have to live in humid and ho...
Vegetovascular dystonia is an increasingly common condition, which causes a whole palette of disorders and therefore requires a specific approach to diagnosis and treatment. It affects people of all ages and without proper treatment can be life-shattering.
First, let's define what mucus is. In fact, this is a sticky fluid produced by mucous membranes lining the walls of body organs like ears, lungs, stomach, respiratory tract and genital areas. This liquid has antimicrobial compounds useful for destroying different pathogens, for instance bacteria. Thus mucus defends the body against harmful agents. A healthy organism produces about 1.5 liters of mucus every day. Signs of Mucus in Lungs There are several symptoms related to this health problem. Coughing with greenish-ye...
Ulcers in women and their symptoms are actually are no different than the ones that men can experience. Under the term ulcer we are going to understand a peptic ulcer. They represent sores and lesions that develop in the stomach, intestines, esophagus and even in the mouth and gums area. The latter are also known as canker sores or aphthous ulcers; however, the article will be about the first group. Symptoms of ulcers in women that take place in the stomach, intestines and esophagus are the following -the most promin...