Category: Health FAQ 7

Among all the endocrinal glands, pineal gland is considered to be a mysterious gland. This tiny pea sized gland is situated in the center of the human brain. In olden days, philosophers believed it to be a third eye, a …

Cortisol is a stress hormone, also commonly referred to as hydro-cortisone, which has anti-inflammatory properties. Synthetically prepared cortisol is used to manage a wide range of illnesses including bronchitis, arthritis and asthma.

The natural production of Cortisol tends to rise …

Eidetic memory refers to a special kind of ability which involves recalling sounds, images and objects in memory with extreme precision and in adequate volumes. Eidetic memory is typified based on the ability of an individual to study an image …

With modernization of lifestyle and in the age of information technology, increasing number of individuals are involved in desk bound jobs. Desk jobs are associated with sitting in front of the computer screen for several hours at a stretch which …

Dehydration occurs when your body looses too much of water. When a person fails to drink adequate amount of water and fluids regularly, it leads to chronic form of dehydration. You may come across many persons in your daily life …

Here are some facts about splenic pseudocysts:

  • Cysts on the spleen rarely happen. The pseudocysts are cause by trauma, infarction, and sometimes by infections.
  • Pseudocysts are hard to distinguish from true cysts, but a close look will show that splenic

The normal temperature of the body lies between 37.5 degree centigrade and 38.5 degree centigrade. However, depending upon where the temperature is measured, there are minor variations. The temperature measured under the arm is the lowest at 37.2 degree centigrade …

  • Veins that pop out in both hands and feet are cutaneous or superficial veins or those veins that are positioned near the skin.
  • Veins that pop out on the feet are often called varicose veins. Besides popping out, the condition

Headaches and dizziness are two conditions. However, in some people, the two can appear simultaneously. This can be extremely debilitating and disrupts an individual’s productivity. Understanding what causes each and how to treat both will help affected individuals stop the …

Stearic acid is a kind of saturated fatty acid which is also known as octadecanoic acid.  This kind of fatty acid is generally found in animal derivatives like meat, poultry, fish, milk products and eggs. It can also be extracted …

Before you learn about vocal cord dysfunction it in necessary to know what is the function of your vocal cord and how it works. Vocal cords are located in your throat, and above the wind pipe. It is due to …

Natural progesterone creams can be used as moisturizers and can be applied at almost all part of the body. Generally, the use of natural progesterone cream is good, especially if applied on the skin correctly. However, it is still important …

The lazy tongue syndrome is a condition wherein speech is greatly affected due to the twisting of the tongue.

Below are some facts that are associated with lazy tongue syndrome:

  • The lazy tongue syndrome does not only occur and begin
  • Iodine is useful to the body but an overdose is damaging.
  • Toxicity to iodine results to hyperthyroidism, thyroid papillary cancer, and/or iodermia (a serious skin reaction).
  • To help prevent this kind of toxicity, the Institute of Medicine provided the guideline

Helium fills balloons up in parties. It makes balloons float rather than ordinary air. Balloons are a fun accessory in parties. Another activity that can be seen in most parties is for guests, child and adult alike, to suck in …

Hiccups and belching, although both release gas, are different. Here is a list of some of the differences between hiccups and burping:

  • Hiccups usually produce repeated, small “hic” sounds, while belching releases gas in one blow, and produce the loud

Folate, folic acid and folacin are the terms for the vitamin B-complex that is known for its vital role in pregnancy.  This drug is important to avoid pregnancy defects such as malformation of the neural tube. Spinal problem and serious …

A lesion is damage to certain part of the body tissue caused as a result of infection or an injury or due to some unknown cause. Brain lesion is an area of damage in the brain tissue. The reason for …

  • Some people can experience tasting blood in their mouths at some point in their lives. The taste is almost metallic as the hemoglobin component of the blood has one atom of iron.
  • This is a condition that is quite commonly

A good yawn is always a delight to feel sometimes, however there is certainly something amiss when somebody is yawning too much. Yawning too much can be interpreted wrongly as a sign of either tiredness or boredom.

If a person …