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  • What is acne?

    Acne is a chronic skin disease that affects many people. Acne could be triggered by changes in hormones during puberty. It is very common in boys in late childhood, adolescents and young adults. About 80% of people from 11 to 30 years of age are affected
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  • What types of food can lead to food allergy?

    Any food can potentially cause an allergic reaction, but there are eight kinds of food that are responsible for most cases of food allergies. In children, foods that most commonly cause allergic reactions are eggs, milk, soybeans, wheat and peanuts.
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  • What are the causes of amenorrhea?

    A common cause of amenorrhea in young women is unplanned pregnancy. The amenorrhoea in pregnancy is a normal physiological function. Some factors may play an important role in causing the amenorrhoea.
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  • What are the symptoms of bursitis of the shoulder?

    Bursitis of the shoulder is typically identified by localized pain or swelling, awareness, and pain with movement of the tissues in the affected area. X-rays can sometimes detect calcifications in the bag when the bursitis is chronic or recurrent. MRI can
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  • How is COPD diagnosed?

    COPD is usually diagnosed based on a history of symptoms and physical examination which reveals signs of the disease. Other diagnostic tests for COPD include chest X-ray and computed tomography.
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  • What are the symptoms of neck?

    Cervical arthritis has no particular symptom in some people; however, it can lead to deterioration due to neck stiffness and neck pain that may spread to the shoulders and in turn the base of the skull. Cervical arthritis can also more rarely, lead to cru
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  • What do we mean by alterations in the menstrual cycle?

    The menstrual cycle is the period between one menstruation and the other with an average duration of 28 days. The menstrual cycle occurs when the endometrium (the tissue of the womb) falls apart for hormonal reasons.
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  • What is indigestion?

    Indigestion is an alteration of the normal digestive process of splitting food into molecules to facilitate the absorption of nutrients. Poor digestion is manifested by symptoms annoying for the patient, such as heartburn, acid regurgitation, belching.
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  • What is amniocentesis?

    Amniocentesis is a procedur in which amniotic fluid is removed from the uterus for a test or treatment. The amniotic fluid is the fluid that surrounds and protects a child during pregnancy. This liquid contains fetal cells and various...
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  • What are the results of angioplasty?

    For most people, coronary angioplasty greatly increases the flow of blood through the artery that was previously reduced or stopped. Chest pain should decrease, and you can have a better ability to keep in practice. Undergoing an angioplasty intervention
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