CategoryMedical Diseases

Mental Illness- Treat it before it is too late!

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More than a half of million people across the world are under mental illness. Different mental health problems have been affecting people worldwide and have caused approximately 40 million deaths. Mental illness is defined as the various conditions or disorders that affect your mood and behaviour. These conditions include depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia and others.  However, stress...

Heart Attack: Overcoming the Heart Attack Symptoms for Longer Life

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Cardiac or heart disease is a condition that involves the blockage of blood vessels, leading to heart attack. The problem arises due to excess fat, cholesterol and other unhealthy aspects that enter into our body due to oily food intake. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the US alone more than 6 lac people die due to heart attack yearly. There are different types...

AIDS Treatment- Preventing the disease from taking your Life

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Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is a life-threatening disease caused by Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). It’s an advanced stage of HIV and the survival rate is very low. The HIV that enters into our body damages the immune system of our body failing to fight against the infectious virus. Fortunately, with different treatment and vaccinations, there are chances of people who...

Diabetes- Understanding the Cause and Treatment for Longer Life Expectancy

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Diabetes is a type of prolonged metabolic disease that happens due to problems in producing insulin. Normally, our pancreas releases the insulin helping the body to store and use the sugar from the food we consume. Diabetes takes place when the pancreas is unable to produce required glucose or insulin. Also called as Diabetes Mellitus, there is no specific treatment, but a change in lifestyle and...

What is Malaria? Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

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If your mind is thinking and searching “What is Malaria?” Then let us help with it and answer you “What is Malaria?” Malaria is derived from the Latin word “Malus aer” which means bad air. Malaria is a lethal disease caused by parasites that are transmitted to individuals through the bites of infected female Anopheles mosquitoes. Human malaria is mainly caused by four species of the protozoa...

HIV: How to live with it?

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Till date, HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) has killed millions of people across the globe. The disease is largely witnessed in poor and developing countries where health care system isn’t much developed. White Blood Cells, which are very important for our body growth, HIV infects these cells, thus bringing down the count of cells. There are different stages of HIV and the final stage is...

Thyroid: Have we invited it in our lives?

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Have you ever come across a person who carries large and abnormal looking neck? Were you shocked meeting your slim fit friend who gained weight suddenly? All these symptoms of sudden weight gain or extreme weight loss or swelling in the neck are with a bulge are of Thyroid. The thyroid gland is located just below Adam’s apple and is responsible for producing hormones that regulate the...

Dengue Fever: How does it affect us?

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One of the deadliest diseases, dengue is also known as Breakbone Fever or Dandy Fever. The infected patient is affected by the virus transmitted by mosquito. It is as dangerous as malaria and has caused millions of death across the world. Dengue is an acute illness that can grab the individual by showing symptoms like a headache, fever, severe muscle and joint pain. The dengue virus is contracted...