ear nose and throat

Common Ears, Nose, Throat Problems

It is normal that when we have a throat problem we also have trouble hearing and smelling things. This is because all these three are connected in some way. So, if one of these parts is suffering from an illness or infection the others will be experiencing it too. The...

Sinus Infection Symptoms

Sinus Infection Symptoms

Our bodies are somehow prone to infections, especially those who have weaker immune systems. For example, our nose; the house of our nasal cavity, is one of the most affected when it comes to such infection known as a sinus infection.   What are Sinuses? Whenever hearing the word sinus,...

somatic symptom disorder

Somatic Symptom Disorder: Symptoms and Types

Somatic Symptom Disorder refers to a disorder that is characterized by an individual’s extreme and magnified focus on certain physical symptoms like pain or fatigue. This causes the said individual extreme emotional distress resulting in further challenges in the day to day functioning. Somatic Symptom Disorder is not based on...

androgen insensitivity syndrome

What is Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome?

Considered as a rare condition, androgen insensitivity syndrome primarily changes how a child's reproductive organs and genitals are developed. In cases like this, a genetically male individual is repellent of androgen, which is the male sex hormone. In effect, the individual may have a male's genetic makeup but all or...

symptoms of flu

Symptoms of Flu and Possible Complications

Commonly referred to as the flu, influenza is a viral disease usually transferred through sneezes and coughs. This respiratory condition is contagious and infects the throat, nose, and lungs. It is highly important to know the different symptoms of flu as well as possible complications because they can be fatal...

causes of seizures

Causes of Seizures: Symptoms and Triggers

Seizures are the uncontrolled and sudden electrical disturbance that comes from the brain. In fact, there are two types of seizures with different ranges. It just depends on how and where it began in your brain. Some last from 30 sections to 2 minutes. Be wary, though, once the seizure...

somatic symptom disorder

Somatic Symptom Disorder: Symptoms and Causes

Also referred to as somatization disorder or somatoform disorder, somatic symptom disorder ranges from mild to severe. A patient with the disorder expresses severe obsession with natural symptoms and senses. Somatic symptom disorder patients also believe that they have a serious disease. When in reality, doctors can't see anything wrong...

How to Relieve Cramps

10 Natural Ways to Relieve Cramps

Cramps can be annoying to deal with. Period cramps, for example, can interfere with your daily life. It can cause you to underperform at work. It can also prevent you from doing what you need to accomplish within the day. The thing with period cramps is that women experience them...

how long is the cold contagious

How Long is the Cold Contagious?

A cold is most contagious three to four days after the symptoms have started to appear. But this virus may still infect others for up to three weeks or depending on how long your cold would be. Nobody likes getting sick. Most especially if you catch a common cold that...

what is capsaicin

What is Capsaicin?

A lot of people prefer a little spice added to their meals. It gives them that special taste no other flavor can provide. Some like it is a bit hotter and spicier than others for the mere excitement of tasting something that is “off the hook” spicy. The Scoville scale,...