Hypokalemia – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

What is Hypokalemia ? Hypokalemia is a condition wherein the body has lower than normal amounts of potassium. There are several tiny chemicals in the body that are vital for cellular function. These chemicals are called electrolytes and potassium ...

Vertigo Symptoms, Treatment, Causes

What is vertigo is a common question a lot of people have been asking as it is often thought of as simple dizziness. However, true vertigo makes the affected person feel that the environment is moving or rolling. People who are afflicted by ...

Swollen Uvula

The uvula is a tiny mass of flesh present in the back of the throat. When we look at the mirror and peer inside the oral cavity, we may identify the uvula as a reddish mass that hang from the upper palate just above the base of the tongue. The ...

Chicken Pox – Symptoms, Treatment, Causes, Pictures

Chickenpox is a common illness that manifests in the form of itchy rash and red blisters or spots on the skin.   Mild chickenpox is visible in healthy children and adults but people who have weakened immune systems like pregnant women, newborns,  ...

Duchenne muscular dystrophy treatment

Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a hereditary disorder which involves degeneration of muscles. It quickly weakens the muscles and later becomes very serious. It is caused due to transmutation of gene in dystrophin. Dystrophin is a protein in ...

Progeria Pictures, Facts, Symptoms, Treatment

What is Progeria? Progeria is a genetic disorder that is progressive in nature and is characterized by rapid aging of children that usually begins in the first two years of their lives. Progeria is also known as Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome. Children ...

Appendicitis Symptoms in Women, Treatment, Causes

Abdominal pain or stomach pain in women is common during menstrual period, but if it keeps on persisting even when there is no menstrual period, it can mean an underlying health condition, which can also be appendicitis. Symptoms of appendicitis ...

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome-Symptoms,Treatment, Pictures, Statistics

What is fetal alcohol syndrome? If the woman drinks excess alcohol during pregnancy, the baby comes under high risk of contracting congenital disorders. .When drinking, the alcohol moves into the bloodstream of the women, goes to the placenta ...

Pierre Robin Syndrome-Symptoms, Treatment, Pictures

Pierre Robin Syndrome is a syndrome that is found in children with the major visible characteristic being the child being born with inappropriate jaws. The syndrome is also called Pierre Robin Sequence or Pierre Robins Complex. Pierre Robin ...

Lyme Disease Rash – Pictures, Symptoms, Treatment, Photos

Lyme disease rash is a symptom of the Lyme disease which is caused by the bacteria from the genus Borrelia. But it is the Borrelia burgdorferi that causes majority of the cases of the disease. It is a vector-borne illness transmitted through ...
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