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The Most Common Causes of Dementia

If a person is experiencing a decline and/or loss of memory, reasoning, judgment, behavior, language and other mental abilities that are not a normal part of aging, it means that they are suffering from dementia. According to the World Health...

/ November 17, 2018

Congenital Heart Disease: Diagnosis, Causes & Treatment

What is congenital heart disease? This is a birth defect that affects blood vessels, heart valves and heart walls with the level of severity varying according to the complexity of the condition. The disease could be anything from a simple,...

/ October 28, 2018

Low Testosterone: Causes, Symptoms, Health Risks and Therapy Options

Testosterone is a hormone produced by both men and women. It is produced by men in higher amounts and it is responsible for sexual organs and other essential body functions. It is produced in the testicles and its production is...

/ June 12, 2018

Causes of Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis & Their Treatment

Characterised by symptoms like joint pain, stiffness and swelling arthritis is one of the most common conditions that’s found largely in older people across the globe. Found more in women than men, arthritis has more than 100 forms. It’s a...

/ May 22, 2018

What Causes You to Snore and How to Fix It

Snoring is caused by restricting the passage of air through your throat and nose. If you can’t breathe freely when asleep, then you will start producing irritating sounds. Nearly half of the population suffers from the problem and it hard...

/ August 10, 2017
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Teeth Grinding in Children: Causes and Treatments

Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is a condition where you grind, clench, or gnash your teeth. This condition can occur both while you are awake or while you sleep. Teeth grinding does not just affect adults. Somewhere between 15%...

/ August 3, 2017
Hearing Loss in Children

Hearing Loss in Children : Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Hearing loss is of two types: Congenital – This is when the child is born with a hearing impairment which is largely due to inherited genetic factors or problems in the prenatal environment or at the time of birth. Acquired...

/ January 31, 2017

Angioplasty causes and Treatments

Angioplasty is derived from Greek word “aggayyon” which means cavity and “plasso” mould or form. Angioplasty was first elaborated by US radiologist Dr. Charles Dotter in the year 1964. Since then, this surgical technique with some modification and innovation has...

/ September 29, 2016