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Dysphagia is a medical terminology used for difficulty in swallowing food or liquid from mouth to stomach. Dysphgia is a symptom and not a disease. It may be a symptom of several diseases. It develops from problems either related with …

Jaw claudication is pain in jaw while chewing which disappears with rest. This pain can be moderate to severe sometimes radiating to ear. Jaw claudication is not a disease in itself, but it is a symptom of an underlying disease. …

Avian bird flu also known as avian influenza or bird flu is a viral infection which mainly affects wild and domestic birds. But certain subgroup of influenza type A virus called H5N1 can infect humans. The disease is serious and …

Everyone sometime or the other may have experienced gaseous distention and bloating after eating food. It may be quiet discomforting and embarrassing situation. Often after eating a heavy meal some discomfort is possible, but regular bloating of abdomen after a …

Advancement in technology has made life easier but at the same time, it has made us more habituated towards comfort and luxury. Most people know and appreciate the use of different gadgets in our daily life, but little do they …

Dopamine is a chemical (catecholamine) which plays important role in brain and body of human beings. Dopamine predominantly acts as a neurotransmitter. It transmits signal from one nerve cell to another. It has a role in several bodily functions, for …

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