Elephantiasis Disease

This disease is know by the large increase of some members of the body

Cat Allergies

All the symptoms and the treatments.

Spring Allergies Symptoms

Know all the Spring Allergies Symptoms

Depression Symptoms

Learn all the signs of Depression

To come


sábado, 21 de abril de 2012

Cerebral Palsy At Birth

Cerebral Palsy at birth It’s one of the biggest fears for parents. For those who don’t know, Cerebral Palsy is considered an abnormality of motor function and postural tone and the most common symptoms appears at the first year of life, when you’re just a little baby.
Cerebral Palsy is the result of brain lesions and it affects one oto three of all children born in the world, being much higher in premature babies.

Cerebral Palsy Symptoms:
-          Abnormal Muscle Tone
-          Abnormal reflexes and motor development
-          Bones deformity
-          Involuntary movements such as spasticies and spasms
-          Problems with balance
-          Scissor walking
-          Speech and language disorders
-          Pain and sleep disorders

Cerebral Palsy Treatments:
Despiste the fact that most of causes of cerebral palsy don’t have a specific treatment there are some medical  problems that can be treated or prevented .
-          Phsiotherapy Programas
-          Occupational Therapy
-          Speech Therapy
-          Conductive Education
-          Biofeedback
-          Massage Therapy
-          Surgery
-          Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

quarta-feira, 4 de abril de 2012

Acne treatments

Acne is a common problem that affects most of adolescents.

Nowadays, you can prevent it or keep it under control with a several treatments.
You can use the common treatments such as creams and antibiotics or take one of the new acne treatments.

New Acne Treatments:
  •    Laser and Light Therapy – This treatment reach the deeper layers of skin without harming the skin’s surface.  In this treatment you choose between: Blue Light Therapy, Pulsed Light and Heat Energy Therapy, Diode Laser Therapy, Photodynamic Therapy and Photopneumatic Therapy.
  •    Steroid Injections – Once you take a steroid injection the acne lesion flattens and symptoms resolve within a few days;

segunda-feira, 26 de março de 2012

Strangest diseases: Werewolf Syndrome

This condition is known as Human Werewolf Syndrome or Hypertrichosis, the reason to this name is tht people really look like werewolves with hair covering their faces and boddies. 
It can be cause by genetic mutations (presents since birth) or acquired after birth 

Hypertrichosis causes (when acquired after birth):
- Side Effects of Drugs;
- Associations with Cancer;
- Eating Disorders;

- Excess Hair;

- There are no treatments, except trying to find the cause.

quinta-feira, 15 de março de 2012

Cholesterol and Heart Disease

High Cholesterol is one of the most common reasons for heart disease here's some things you must be aware to.
First of all you should know that when there's too much cholesterol in your blood, it builds up in the walls of your arteries, causing a process called atherosclerosis, a form of heart disease. The arteries become narrowed  and blood flow to the heart muscle is slowed down or blocked. The blood carries oxygen to the heart, and if enough blood and oxygen cannot reach your heart, you may suffer chest pain. If the blood supply to a portion of the heart is completely cut off by a blockage, the result is a heart attack.

High Cholesterol Symptoms:
- No symptoms, it's a silence disease that can kill you without you even know it.

segunda-feira, 5 de março de 2012

Free diabetes test

Nowadays you just have to do a free diabetes test to found out if you are a diabetic.
All you have to do is test you're blood sugar, it can be order by your medic or done in some home device. If you have diabetics antecedents in you're family you should do this right way!

Even if you don't have any backgrounds history in your family, this are some of signs you should be alert to:

  • Intense thirst;
  • Frequent urination and hunger;
  • Fatigue
  • Sudden Weight loss;
  • Dry skin; 
  • Too much time needed to heal wound;
  • Blurred vision; 

For those who don't know, diabetes is characterized by high levels of blood sugar due to the inability of the body to produce insulin (the hormone responsible for sugar processing in the human body).

quinta-feira, 1 de março de 2012

Anorexia Treatment Centers

Today let's talk about Anorexia, it's symptoms and it's treatment centers. 

Anorexia it's one disease that affects a lot of young people. I bet all of you, in some part of our lifes, as wished they have some less pounds. 
So, anorexia are related to this since it's a eating disorder wich result from some important factors like: refusal to maintain a healthy body weight, an intense fear of gaining weight and a distorted body image.

There are also two types of anorexia: the restricting type of anorexia, where weight loss is achieved by restricting calories (following drastic diets, fasting, and exercising to excess) and the purging type of anorexia, weight loss is achieved by vomiting or using laxatives and diuretics.

Anorexia Symptoms:

  • Dieting despite being thin
  • Obsession with calories, fat grams, and nutrition
  • Pretending to eat or lying about eating 
  • Feeling fat, despite being underweight 
  • Denial that you’re too thin
  • Using diet pills, laxatives, or diuretics
  • Throwing up after eating
  • Compulsive exercising

Anorexia Treatment:
  • Medical Treatment
  • Nutritional Treatment
  • Counseling and Therapy Treatment
Besides this, if you have money, you can also try an one of the anorexia treatment centers. Just google it, there's a lot of anorexia treatment centers, you just have to find the one that suits you best!

domingo, 19 de fevereiro de 2012

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis it’s our subject today.

Rheumatoid Arthritis is known as a autoimmune disease that can cause chronic inflammation of the joints and other areas of the human body, it’s a disease that may affect people of all ages.

This is a chronic disease, characterized by periods of disease flares and remissions.

However rheumatoid arthritis is a common disease the reason that causes it is not known.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms:

The Symptoms of this disease may come and go, but when Rheumetoid Arthritis is active they may be:

  • Fatigue
  • Loss of Energy
  • Low-Grade fever
  • Lack of Appetite
  • Muscle and Joint Aches
  • Painful joints