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Treatment for spider veins around the ankles

Spider veins typically develop on the thighs and the leg. They can also manifest in the feet, ankles or in other body parts. Spider veins are characterized as fine, dark-looking veins that form in clusters like a web or a spider on the skin surface. Spider veins should be treated before progressing into varicose veins. Spider veins are likely to ... Read More »

Bell’s palsy

Bell’s palsy is paralysis or weakening of the muscles on one side of the face due to damage of the facial nerve that functions in controlling the muscles on the face and can cause that affected side of the face to droop. The damaged nerve also affects the sense of taste and production of tears and saliva. There is difficulty ... Read More »


Vertigo is a type of dizziness that causes a sensation such as spinning of the head is and at times, there is a feeling that everything around the surroundings are moving around in which the affected person can accidentally fall. The affected person experiences the illusion of movement, even when there is no movement going on. Vertigo causes bouts of ... Read More »

Motion sickness

Motion sickness is a disorder that affects individuals who are traveling by land, water and air. The inner part of the ear sends mixed signals to the brain that will cause increased sensory confusion. The affected person experiences vomiting, dizziness and nausea. Motion sickness is difficult to treat when there are symptoms of nausea. Motion sickness can be uncomfortable but ... Read More »

Treating febrile seizure

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A febrile seizure is a convulsion in a child that is caused by a spike in the body temperature such as during an infection. A child with febrile seizure can be alarming, and the few minutes it lasts can be an eternity. Febrile seizure is a distinctive response of the brain of the child to fever during the first day ... Read More »

How to manage sick sinus syndrome

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Sick sinus syndrome is also known as sinus node disease or sinus node dysfunction which is a group of heart rhythm problems also known as arrhythmias where the sinus node which is the pacemaker of the heart does not function properly. The sinus node is an area of specialized cells that are found in the upper right chamber of the ... Read More »

Causes and treatment of lymphedema


Lymphedema is the swelling that happens in the arms or legs, but sometimes both the arms and legs tend to swell. Lymphedema is caused by the removal of or damage to the lymph nodes during the treatment of cancer and resulting in the blockage of the lymphatic system which is a part of the immune system. The blockage stops the ... Read More »

How to treat orthostatic hypotension


Orthostatic hypotension is a type of reduced blood pressure that occurs when standing up from sitting or lying down and there is dizziness or light-headedness and sometimes fainting. Orthostatic hypotension is mild and only last a few seconds or minutes after standing up, but if the dizziness last for a longer time it can be a sign of a serious ... Read More »

Treating dizziness: lightheadedness and vertigo

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Dizziness is a word that describes different feelings. Light-headedness is a feeling of fainting or “passing out”. It goes away or improves when lying down, and if it gets worse it can cause a feeling like almost fainting or a fainting spell known as syncope. Vertigo is a feeling that everything and the surroundings are moving when there is no ... Read More »


Hypothermia is a condition where the temperature of the body drops below the normal range and causes problems with functions and metabolism of the body where the body will lose heat faster than it can produce more heat. The temperature of the body falls below 35 degrees C. The lowering of the temperature of the body will cause the inability ... Read More »