Monthly Archives: May 2015

What Is Causing My Indigestion?

Overview Of Indigestion Do you keep getting a mildĀ pain or ache in the region between your navel and the lower area of your breast bone? You might be experiencing indigestion, also known as dyspepsia. Indigestion is a common dilemma with individuals from all age groups these days. Here are a few widespread causes that could be upsetting your digestive health. ... Read More »

Dumping syndrome

Dumping syndrome is a medical problem among individuals who have undergone gastric surgery. It is a symptom which occurs when a part of the stomach or the whole stomach has been removed. A host of symptoms starts to develop when food moves at a rapid pace from the stomach into the small intestines. This is called as rapid gastric emptying. ... Read More »

Broken capillaries on the nose

Arteries, veins and capillaries are part of the complete circulatory system. Out of the three, the capillaries are the smallest. Capillaries are found below the upper layer of skin or epidermis. They are small in size but they have a vital function in the circulatory system. Essentially, they are responsible for connecting the arteries to the veins and it is ... Read More »

Battery acid burn

A battery acid burn can cause skin damage, especially automotive batteries that contain sulphuric acid which are used to produce electric current. Some people suffer burns from battery acid if not carefully handled. Battery acid burns are categorized as chemical burns that usually happen in battery manufacturing units. Batteries can explode if an individual does not handle it properly and ... Read More »

Ringworm on stomach

Ringworm is a fungal infection on the superficial layer of the skin but can also develop on any part of the body. It is usually found on the stomach and the lower abdomen as well as on the underarms, groins, scalp and thigh. It can also affect animals such as cats and dogs. The disease is very contagious and can ... Read More »

Demodex mites in humans

Rotator cuff injury

Demodex mites are tiny parasitic pests that are found on the surface of the skin and hair follicles in both animals and humans. These mites thrive in the hair follicles of all warm-blooded creatures and do not trigger any symptoms. On the other hand, when the immune system is suppressed, the mites will cause itchiness, rashes and other symptoms on ... Read More »

Diarrhea after eating spicy food

Diarrhea is a common symptom of alimentary tract disease and a frequent occurrence during summer days. Nevertheless, this condition can happen anytime and there are several reasons why diarrhea occurs in some individuals. Diarrhea is loose bowel movement or stool that is watery and can vary in consistency from semi-solid to watery stool. Diarrhea can be connected with other symptoms ... Read More »

Infected horsefly bite

The horsefly is a member of the tabanidae family and there are about 1000 or more found throughout the world and the stripped horsefly and black horsefly are the most dangerous. Horseflies dwell in wet lands and prefers warm climate. They also help in the pollination of flowers especially the male horsefly which feeds on the nectars found in flowers ... Read More »

Treating Diarrhea at Home

Gas pains

Diarrhea is a condition of the body that is characterized by either an increase in the number of fecal discharge or looseness of stool. When the number of bowel movement or stool looseness is increased, it is called relative diarrhea. On the other hand, when the number of bowel movement exceeds five or is composed of liquid stools, it is ... Read More »

Managing pleuritic chest pain

The pain due to inflammation of the pleura is called pleuritic chest pain. The pleura is a membrane that surrounds the lungs and made up of two layers – the inner membrane which function as a protective layer while the outer layer surroundsĀ  the chest cavity. Once these two layers of pleura move alongside each other, it triggers pleuritic chest ... Read More »