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What is menorrhagia?

Menorrhagia is a condition of heavy menstrual bleeding. This heavy period bleeding may cause social, emotional and physical loss in woman’s life. Menstrual blood loss is usually each in the start then goes less at the end. In menstruation, the uterus lining sheds every month.

Facts, Causes and Symptoms of Ebola Virus

The Ebola virus is striking fear into many hearts because of its high mortality rate and no licensed cure as yet. Given below is everything you need to know about Ebola virus to be able to carry out an intelligent conversation about it. Ebola Virus: Facts The first Ebola virus outbreak was in 1976. This […]

TCM Weight Loss Treatment

Being overweight in Western medicine is understood as the result of overeating and lack of physical activity and exercises. Traditional Chinese Medicine however states that there are more reasons to becoming overweight than these two mentioned above. Mental condition and person’s constitution should be also taken into account. TCM practitioners in the Unites States and […]

How can Dengue fever treated at home?

Most dengue fever patients can be cured at home. Patients should take proper rest, eat nutritious diet and drink plenty of fluids. Oral rehydration salt should also be given to dengue fever patients. Intake of sufficient water is also important because it will prevent dengue fever from progressing into dengue hemorrhagic fever where loss of […]

Dengue fever prevention tips

Ades aegypti mosquito is a major cause of dengue fever. Aedes albopictus is also involve in the spread of dengue virus but it is rarely found. Stagnant water is a favorite breeding site for these mosquitos. So, the first prevention tip in case of dengue fever is to remove such water collection from a place […]

How can dengue fever treated?

Dengue fever is called to be a self-limited illness.  Treatment of dengue fever is done using fluid replacement, analgesics and bed rest. Precautionary measures in dengue fever should also be adopted. Corticosteroids, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and aspirin should be avoided. Sever cases of dengue fever can be managed with careful attention, active treatment of dengue hemorrhagic […]

Stages of dengue fever

Stages of dengue proceeds into dengue fever, dengue hemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome. In case of simple dengue fever, dengue virus invades the body due to which patient suffer from sever muscle pains and high fever.

Why it is necessary to keep a check on platelet count?

Dengue fever which is caused by the bite of mosquitos needs proper dengue fever treatment otherwise dengue fever is fatal to health in any form. First of all, in case of dengue fever a patient must keep platelet count check every day. This measure helps to indicate the severity of dengue. Mosquito is a carrier of […]

What are the symptoms of dengue fever?

Symptoms of dengue fever usually appear after 5 -7 days after the bite of mosquito. The dengue fever symptoms last for a week. If proper treatment of dengue fever is not taken, the symptoms can be more severe. Symptoms of dengue fever are:

What are the causes of dengue fever?

Four types of dengue virus can cause dengue fever. These dengue viruses are spread by mosquito Aedes aegypti and rarely spread by Aedes albopictus mosquito. Aedes aegypti mosquito sprang up in Africa. Now this mosquito is found in tropical areas of the world especially in areas which are densely populated.

How dengue spreads?

Dengue spreads when an infected Aedes Aegypti mosquito bites a healthy person. This mosquito gets the dengue fever virus by biting an infected person. The symptoms of dengue fever appear in 5 to 7 days after the bite of mosquito. There is not a single way to tell that a mosquito carries dengue virus.

What is dengue hemorrhagic fever?

Dengue hemorrhagic fever is a severe infection and severe form of dengue spread by some species of mosquitoes Aedes aegypti. Alternative names of dengue hemorrhagic fever are Singapore hemorrhagic fever, Thai hemorrhagic fever, Philippine hemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome.

What is dengue fever?

Dengue fever also known as breakbone fever and it is caused by dengue virus. Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne infection. There are four different types of dengue virus that causes dengue fever. Dengue can be mild to severe. Dengue hemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome are severe forms of dengue.

What is dengue virus?

Dengue virus or dengue fever virus comes from a Virus family ‘Flaviviridae.  It is transmitted to people by a bite of mosquitos Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegypti. Dengue virus structure shows that since these mosquitoes need warm climate so dengue is found in tropics. Dengue virus is transmitted when a mosquito of genus Aedes bite […]

Causes of gastritis

Gastritis is caused by bacterial infections. Helicobacter pylori cause infection of chronic gastritis for which gastritis treatment is necessary. H.pylori affects the lining of stomach and can produce stomach cancer. This bacterium is transmitted from person to person through contaminated food and water. Poor sanitation conditions also cause gastritis symptoms.

What causes botulism?

The major cause of botulism is a bacterium Clostridium botulinum, which is found in untreated water and soil. The spores created by bacteria subsist in canned food and produce botulinum toxin. Botulism food poisoning of foodborne botulism occurs when this botulinum toxin is ingested.