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So, the yellow disease has taken a toll on your health!! If you have been diagnosed with any of the liver disease, the most conspicuous symptom is yellowing of the skin- the reason why liver diseases are referred to as yellow disease in vernacular languages.
While jaundice is the most common liver disease that most of us know, there are other diseases affecting the liver. Liver disease like liver cirrhosis, hepatitis A, B, C, D and E, hemochromatosis (iron overload), alcoholic abuse, non... Continue Reading
Alzheimer’s is a disease that gradually destroys a person’s memory and other mental functions. While memory loss and confusion are the first and most significant symptoms of Alzheimer’s, they are accompanied by a variety of health issues such as depression, anxiety, paranoia, difficulty in remembering things or recognizing people, extreme behavior patterns such as aggression, mood swings, self-imposed isolation, etc. An Alzheimer’s patient will most likely have trouble tending to even their... Continue Reading
While science has developed effective treatments for many diseases, cure for many have not been found yet. Also, falling sick can result in severe consequences to your health. This is where immunization comes in to the picture.
Following are some reasons why it is important for both children and adults to get immunization:
Immunization can save lives
Getting vaccinated can protect you and your child from various diseases, some of which do not even have cures. Polio is a good example to look... Continue Reading
With the Government of India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recording over 1 million cases of malaria every year, it is important to understand how to protect yourself and your near and dear ones from this disease. This is especially important since malaria not only has severe symptoms that impact the patient’s health for a long time, but can also result in death in some cases.
Following are some simple steps you can take to prevent malaria:
- Use mosquito repellent
Since malaria is... Continue Reading
Parkinson’s disease is a disorder that affects one’s nervous system. It is a gradually developing condition that chiefly affects middle-aged and elderly people. In individuals affected by Parkinson’s disease, nerve cells in the brain, known as neurons, get damaged or die. This results in the reduction of dopamine, a substance produced by neurons that enables communication between the brain and other parts of the body. Due to the slower communication, people with Parkinson’s disease tend to... Continue Reading