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Dealing with rubella

Rubella is a mild and contagious viral infection due to rubella virus. It is characterized by rashes on the skin and enlargement of the lymph nodes. Rubella is common in children ages 5-9, but young people and not immunized adults can be vulnerable to rubella. The illness is dangerous during pregnancy which can result to […]

Remedies for fissured tongue

Fissured tongue is called scrotal tongue which is characterized by fissures and folds found on the top surface of the tongue. The tongue has cracks on the surface and the edges. They are of variable depths and extend laterally from a middle groove. This condition does not cause pain, but when food particles and debris […]

Treatment for coronary artery disease

Coronary artery disease is a condition where the major blood vessels that supply the heart with oxygen and nutrients become damaged or diseased. Deposits that contain cholesterol or plaque in the arteries and inflammation are caused by coronary artery disease. Buildup of plaque causes narrowing of the coronary arteries which lessens the flow of blood […]

Peripheral vascular disease

Peripheral vascular disease affects the circulatory system outside the brain and heart specifically the blood vessels. Peripheral vascular disease can be caused by the gradual accumulation of fatty material inside the vessel which is a condition known as atherosclerosis or hardening of the arteries. Eventually, the artery becomes narrowed, blocked or weakened. Causes of peripheral […]

What is Charcot-Marie-tooth disease?

Charcot-Marie-tooth disease is considered as a hereditary disorder that causes damage to the nerves within the legs and arms also. There is weakness of the muscle and a decrease in the size of the muscles as well as a decrease in sensation in the affected areas. Conditions common in Charcot-Marie-tooth disease usually include hammertoe and […]

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Diabetes Complications and Management

Diabetes is a chronic disease that can affect the person’s ability to live a normal life. The most common complications that arise from the condition is the reasons why the mortality rate in diabetes occurs and this includes stroke, infection, gangrene, heart disease and poor wound healing. Knowing the proper first aid management for these […]