Category: General Health

The benefits of exercise are well known. To stay physically fit, a person must remain physically active. Simple exercise such as walking for 30 minutes in a day gives tremendous boost to your health. While it is important to include …

Acute mountain sickness is one of the commonest complaints among people who visit places at high altitude. They may often experience discomforting symptoms such as headache, difficulty in breathing, nausea, light headedness, fatigue, etc. The main cause is because air …

Hallucination is state of mind in which the person perceives things which in actuality does not exist. In short it is a false sensory perception without any real external stimuli. Most of the hallucinations are visual or auditory, but in …

Sometimes there are peculiar sensations and feelings that a person may experience. One such sensation is feeling of coldness along the spine or the back. Such abnormal sensations usually have some medical pathology underlying it. It may be an indication …

Fluttering in ear is a common condition which many people may have experienced. It is more a disturbing disorder than a life threatening condition. Fluttering in ear can be an indication of some type of problem in your ear, most …

Paralysis of esophagus is a rare condition. Actually it may be referred as stenosis because it exclusively acts by segmentary stimulation of the nerves. Esophagus is a muscular tube through which the food and liquid that you swallow is propelled …

Human heart is surrounded by a sac made up of fibrous tissue called pericardium. Its main function is to protect the heart. Pericardium has two layers the outer parietal and inner visceral. Normally in between the two layers there is …

Everyone longs to sleep like a log after working hard throughout the day. A comforting sleep is most important part in daily life to stay healthy and fit. Usually there are three sleeping postures; sleeping on your back, sleeping on …

Acupuncture is an ancient holistic Chinese medicinal technique. It has been used to treat several illnesses in many parts of world. This technique has also become popular in western world and many people often rely on acupuncture treatment for various …

We all know eating salads is beneficial for overall health. Traditionally salad is a mixture of raw fruits and vegetables such as cucumber, tomatoes, onion, cabbage, broccoli, leafy greens etc. Usually it is dashed with a pinch of salt, olive …

Most of us have swallowed medicinal tablets and pills sometime or the other. While majority of people swallow it without any major trouble, some people may experience discomfort or a feeling of pill stuck in throat. Such situation can make …

Since thousands of years men has lived and experienced time of famine as well as time with food abundance. Starvation and scarcity of food was not too a distant past. As a result man is accustomed to live without food …

Impending menstruation means menses that is going to start soon. Menstruation is a monthly cycle which every fertile woman has to pass through. It is bleeding that occurs in uterus and passes through vagina every month. Before the start of …

Disequilibrium syndrome is a disorder that occurs in patients undergoing hemodialysis for end stage renal disease. It is also known as dialysis disequilibrium syndrome. This condition is serious neurological complication arising from hemodialysis. ┬áThe underlying pathology of disequilibrium syndrome is …

Human neck is important part of the body. It is actually connection between the head and rest of the body. The neck consists of 7 cervical spine vertebras. The vertebra are placed one upon the other. Normally the cervical vertebra …

Banana is the most popular fresh fruit all over the world. Nowadays it is considered to be a super food as it provides energy as well as vital minerals and vitamins, besides high amount of fiber. Normally eating bananas is …

A normal human spine is straight. Scoliosis is spinal deformity in which the spine curves to the lateral side of body. In dextroscoliosis, the spinal curvature is on right side. If the spine curves towards left side, the condition is …

Water is an essential and largest constituent of human body. Nearly 60 to 70 percent of our body weight is made up of water. It helps in various bodily processes such as regulation of temperature, flushing out toxic waste from …

Pain in pelvis can manifest in various forms, from a feeling of mild heaviness to severe excruciating pain disturbing day to day life. Low pelvic pain can make a person miserable, especially during passage of urine or during regular bowel …

Sweating is a natural physiological process of the body characterized by release of watery liquid from the sweat glands. There are millions of sweat glands under the skin which help the body to remain cool. In most people sweating is …