Archive | August, 2014

Causes and treatment for hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids also known as piles are swollen veins in the anus and the lower rectum. Hemorrhoids can be caused from strain during bowel movements or an increase pressure on the veins during pregnancy. Hemorrhoids can be situated within the rectum, which are the internal hemorrhoids while external hemorrhoids occur beneath the skin on the area […]

Treatment for iron poisoning

Iron poisoning is a condition that happens from an excessive intake of iron, and usually happens in children by accidentally eating too many iron tablets. It can cause gastrointestinal ulcers, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain and damage to the liver The amount of iron that can cause poisoning will depend upon the size of the child. […]

Causes and treatment of diarrhea

Diarrhea is a condition involving loose and watery stools that happens frequently than usual routine. A person suffering from diarrhea has great volume of stools. Diarrhea usually last for a couple of days, sometimes it can last for weeks. In this situation, it can be sign of an inflammatory bowel disease, or a less serious […]

Causes and treatment of hypothermia

Hypothermia is the dropping of the body temperature to degrees that are too low for normal function. Hypothermia is classified as body temperature below 35 degrees Celsius or 95 degrees Fahrenheit. On the first stage of hypothermia, there is shivering, the extremities becoming numb and there is a fast breathing. The second stage involves increasing […]

How to treat seizures

Seizures occur in people who have epilepsy. There are conditions that can also cause seizures. Seizures occur when electrical signals misfires or disrupted in the brain. They are characterized by rapid uncontrolled shaking of the body or convulsion. There are two types of seizures – seizures that cause convulsions and seizures that cause loss of […]