Understanding PCOS. Polycystic ovary syndrome also called (PCOS) is an imbalance of the female sex hormones.   If you have polycystic ovary syndrome your pituitary gland may release high amounts of luteinizing hormone into your bloodstream.   Disrupting your normal menstrual cycle,...
What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a not easily transmitted, persisting autoimmune disease that causes swollen skin. It can be incredibly itchy and form silver plaques on the skin that can be embarrassing and have both physical and psychological effects. Normally, the skin is...
Overview. Pneumonia is an infection in the lung tissue caused by microbes, and the result is inflammation. The inflammation brings water into the lung tissue, and that extra water can make it harder to breathe. During inhalation, air reaches your lungs by...
Blackheads, sometimes also called "open comedowns", our small dark spots on the skin. A white head, on the other hand, is a "closed comodo" blackheads are actually blocked pores that get filled with keratin, skin debris and sebum, which...
The main cause of cancer is Mutations, like what causes these mutations? Three factors are responsible. First random errors occur every time a cell divides and copies its DNA to make two new cells. This routine process happens millions of times...
Here we have some quick home remedies to heal bleeding gums. Gum bleeding is that problem which is faced by mostly everyone. Gum bleeding is the first sign of gum problem this problem occurs due to gum infection and poor...
What is Asthma? Asthma causes chronic inflammation of the airways, making them narrow and more difficult to breathe through. People with asthma can have asthma exacerbation or asthma attacks, which are usually triggered by something in the environment which causes immune...
What is Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)? Atopic eczema or atopic dermatitis is a skin rash that’s particularly common among young children but can last into adulthood. “Atopic” refers to an allergy, “derm” refers to the skin, and “it is” refers to inflammation. Causes. Atopic eczema...
What is Meningitis? Meningitis is the physical condition of the meninges, three tissue layers in charge of protecting the brain and spinal cord. What makes meningitis so threatening compared to other diseases is the sheer speed with which it attacks a...
What is Obesity? Obesity is a condition that is associated with having an excess of body fat. The words overweight and obesity mean a person's body weight is higher than what is considered healthy for their height. In general, people can...