Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis syndrome refers to the form of neuromuscular disorder which occurs as a result of the compression of the sciatic nerve. Affected individuals feel pain on their buttocks that sometimes goes down to the knees. They usually feel the ...

Nephrotic Syndrome

Nephrotic Syndrome is characterized by the release of excessive amounts of protein in the urine due to damaged kidneys. People affected by the syndrome have low levels of protein and high quantities of lipids in their blood. Among the most prominent ...

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome ? Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is generally characterized by long-term fatigue that does not get resolved by rest. The feeling of exhaustion tends to get worse when doing any kind of mental or physical activity. ...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome ? Carpal tunnel syndrome or CTS occurs when the median nerve in the carpal tunnel gets compressed, resulting in the manifestation of its symptoms. The syndrome causes numbness and a tingling sensation on the fingers ...

Lipoma

What is lipoma ? Lipoma is a benign extra growth of fat cells, just between the skin and the underlying layer of muscle. It is a non-cancerous growth of soft tissues, which appear like a fibrous capsule.  Lipoma is a fatty lump which has a ...

Post Concussion Syndrome

Post-concussion syndrome is a multiple combination of various post-concussion signs such as dizziness, nausea, headaches, that may last for weeks and months after a head injury, which has caused the concussion. Concussion is a microscopic damage ...

Erythema multiforme

What is Erythema multiforme ? Erythema multiforme is a disorder that leads to eruption of lesions which in turn is due to reaction of hyper sensitive skin. Generally it is caused by herpes simplex virus infection. It can be acute, self limiting ...

Turrets syndrome – Symptoms, Treatment

What is Turrets syndrome ? Turrets syndrome is a neurological condition, wherein an affected individual makes unusual sounds and movements and which generally cannot be controlled by them. Such movements are often referred to as tics. Repetitive ...

Cushing’s syndrome

What is Cushing’s syndrome ? Cushing’s syndrome is a hormonal disorder caused due to chronic exposure of the body’s tissues to extreme levels of the cortisol hormone. It is often referred to as ‘hypercortisolism’. The condition ...

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS refers to a medical disorder affecting the large intestine. This illness causes discomforting abdominal pain and cramping. The person with IBS likewise often suffers from constipation ...
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