Description: Asthma is a chronic lung disease characterized by episodes of airway narrowing and obstruction, causing wheezing, coughing, chest tightness and shortness of breath. More than 80 diseases occur as a result of the immune system attacking the body’s own organs, tissues, and cells. Some of the more ...
Description: Oct 11, 2018 · Nausea is the sensation of an urge to vomit. Nausea can be acute and short-lived, or it can be prolonged. When prolonged, it is a debilitating symptom. Nausea (and vomiting) can be psychological or physical in origin.It can originate from problems in the brain or organs of the upper gastrointestinal tract (esophagus, stomach, small intestine, liver, pancreas, and gallbladder).
Description: Gastroenteritis, also known as infectious diarrhea, is inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract—the stomach and small intestine. Symptoms may include diarrhea, vomiting and abdominal pain. Fever, lack of energy and dehydration may also occur. This typically lasts less than two weeks. It is not related to influenza, though it has been called the "stomach flu".
Description: Jul 24, 2018 · When some people feel nauseous and have stomach pain, they often assume a diagnosis of a stomach virus or food poisoning. This article explains the different characteristics of …
Description: Rabies is a viral disease that causes inflammation of the brain in humans and other mammals. Early symptoms can include fever and tingling at the site of exposure. These symptoms are followed by one or more of the following symptoms: violent movements, uncontrolled excitement, fear of water, an inability to move parts of the body, confusion, and loss of consciousness.
Description: May 13, 2019 · Read about the diseases and conditions that can cause weakness. Common symptoms and signs associated with weakness include loss of balance and problems with gait, writing, and grooming. Pinpoint your symptoms and signs with MedicineNet's Symptom Checker.
Description: Learn about types of Infectious Diseases, causes, facts, symptoms and treatments. Find the latest news and facts on diseases and disorders for Infectious Diseases.
Description: Dec 21, 2017 · The stomach flu usually lasts for only a few days, but the symptoms can be highly unpleasant. While there is no medical treatment for this viral illness, there are ways to make a …
Description: Aug 13, 2018 · Viral gastroenteritis, also known as the stomach flu, is an inflammation of the stomach and intestines. It can be caused by many different viruses, such as norovirus and rotavirus. Symptoms …
Description: Viruses cause a broad array of human diseases. These microscopic particles spread easily, typically via person-to-person contact or touching contaminated surfaces. Once inside the body, viruses enter cells and reproduce quickly. Viral infections cause a host of different diseases, some mild and ...
Description: Oct 07, 2017 · Stomach Flu Symptoms. Gastroenteritis, or the stomach flu, causes irritation and inflammation of the stomach and intestines. When you have the “real” flu, as in influenza, it affects only your respiratory system (your nose, throat and lungs), but the stomach flu is totally different.When you have the stomach flu or a stomach virus, your gastrointestinal system is under attack.
Description: Nov 09, 2016 · Stomach spasms (abdominal muscle spasms) are involuntary contractions of the abdomen. During a stomach spasm, the muscle feels rigid …
Description: What are the symptoms of the flu? VH-studio/Shutterstock. It can be difficult to determine whether you’ve come down with the flu or a cold—though one telltale is the severity of your symptoms.
Description: Chickenpox in adults: symptoms, signs and treatment. Chickenpox is not always just a childhood illness. Here’s what to do if the spots strike in later life.
Description: Copper testing is primarily used to help diagnose Wilson disease, a rare inherited disorder that can lead to excess storage of copper in the liver, brain, and other organs.Less commonly, a copper test may be used to detect copper excess due to another condition, to detect a copper deficiency, or to monitor treatment for one of these conditions.
Description: This topic has 1511 study abstracts on Curcumin indicating that it may have therapeutic value in the treatment of Oxidative Stress, Inflammation, and DNA damage
Description: Who we are Netcare travel clinics is part of Medicross which, in turn, is a fully owned subsidiary of Netcare Limited. Experienced and caring healthcare professionals at our dedicated Netcare travel clinics and select Medicross family medical and dental centres across the country offer expert travel medicine advice and services to people planning to visit any destination in the world.
Description: Tummy pain can be caused by IBS, trapped wind, Crohn's disease, coeliac, constipation, Norovirus, a stomach ulcer. Here Dr Roger Henderson explains how to tell what is causing your stomach ache.
Description: Mar 16, 2012 · The human gut harbors diverse microbes that play a fundamental role in the well-being of their host. The constituents of the microbiota—bacteria, viruses, and eukaryotes—have been shown to interact with one another and with the host immune system in …
Description: Apr 28, 2019 · First, if you've never heard of it before hyperemesis gravidarum sounds like something you'd say right before performing a magic trick, and in a way it feels like one too. One minute you're healthy, happy and expecting a new little babe and the next - abracadabra - you're sick as a dog and living a completely different life than what you'd expected this pregnancy adventure to entail.
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