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What Is Allergy?

The term allergy is used to describe any malfunction of human immune system causing a serious reaction against normally harmless substances in a natural environment. Such substances are called allergens. The allergic reaction causes eczema, hay fever, asthma and many other conditions which are commonly referred to as allergies. Skin allergies are most common.

What Is Migraine? What Causes Migraines?

Migraine headache is a neurological disease and is 3 times more common in women than in men. Adolescents and children also suffer from migraine headache. Migraine headaches are caused by nerve cell production of pain signals including prostaglandins and serotonins often in response to brain blood vessel constriction which is followed by expansion.

What Is Obesity? What Causes Obesity?

Obesity or overweight is a condition of excessive fat accumulation in the body. A person is considered to be obese if his/her body weight becomes 20% or more than normal weight. Morbid obesity means that a person is:

How Heart Attack Occurs?

What is a heart attack?

When blood flow to a section of heart muscles is blocked, a heart attack occurs. If this blood flow to heart muscles is not restored quickly, the section of heart muscle begins to die due to lack of oxygen.

What is high blood pressure?

High blood pressure or hypertension means high blood pressure in the arteries. Arteries are basically those vessels that carry blood from the pumping organ heart to all the organs and tissues of the body. Tension and stress can increase blood pressure.

What causes constipation?

What is constipation?

Constipation bears different meaning for different people. Most frequently it means infrequent stools while for others constipation simply means hard stools, sense of incomplete emptying after bowel movement or difficulty in passing stools. The cause for each of these types of constipation is different.

What is Joint Care?

There are 206 bones are present in a human body and joint are present to attach two bones. Most of the joints are especially use to support the endings of bones. There are two types of joints fixed and moving joints. Both types of joints are used to connect the different bones.

Some tips to gain weight

Power meals can boost the ability of a body to gain weight. A power meal consists of a quick digesting protein source and energy foods which digest quickly and also helps to increase blood glycogen levels. For example you can use whey protein powder that can be blended with certain fruits. Taking too any power meals will result in building lean muscles by increasing fat gain and lowering your insulin sensitivity.

What is dengue fever?

Dengue fever is caused by viruses which are transmitted by mosquitoes. Basically it is an acute illness that follows fever, headache, exhaustion, severe joint pain, rash, swollen glands and muscle pain. The presence of rash, fever and headache are characteristic dengue fever symptoms.

Insomnia Overview:causes, symptoms and diagnosis

Insomnia is a sleep problem that can affect the quality of your life. Insomnia patients have trouble staying or falling asleep.

Basic symptoms and causes of poliomyelitis

Definition of polio

Poliomyelitis is a viral disease which is caused by poliovirus that affects the nerves and lead to paralysis. The virus enters through the nose and mouth, multiplies in the throat and intestine and then absorbed and spread through blood and lymphatic system.

How food is helpful in preventing diseases?

According to recent research, eating certain foods and food supplements helps in the prevention of certain diseases. Scientists are now identifying natural chemicals in foods that have power to cure certain diseases.

Power of turmeric to treat breast cancer

Turmeric is so powerful in fighting against cancer. Nowadays, scientists consider it one of the most effective natural anti-cancer herbs. There are 1300 available published studies that have documented many diverse facts and amazing healing properties of turmeric for breast cancer

What is anemia?

Anemia is a condition in which hemoglobin or red blood cell count is less than normal. Usually the normal level of hemoglobin varies in males and females. For men, anemia symptoms occurs if hemoglobin level is less than 13.5 gram/100ml while a woman is anemic if hemoglobin is less than 12.0 gram/100ml.

Why do people smoke?

As mentioned in the article Smoking is injurious to health, the positive and negative aspects of marijuana a smoking weed are already mentioned. In the following article, there is a precise discussion on why people like to smoke or what are the factors that trigger smoking in them.