Archive for the 'Diseases and Conditions' Category

Acute Lymphangitis

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Acute Lymphangitis is a medical condition, in which inflammation of 1 or more lymphatic vessels and is generally resulted from a streptococcal infection, occur. The lymphatic vessel is a small channel that is carrying lymph from tissues to lymph node and throughout the person’s body. Streptococci bacteria is commonly entering such vessels from an infection(usually [...]

Legg Calve Perthes Disease

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Legg-Calve Perthes Disease is a medical condition in which a destruction of the thighbone neck’s plate growth, occurs. Such disease affects one in one thousand to five thousand children between the ages of five and ten years and is more likely to occur in boys than in girls. It usually affects only in 1 hip. [...]

Prickly Heat

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Prickly heat is known as heat rush, a condition where prolonged sweating clogs the sweat ducts, bringing them to break open and leak sweat beneath the skin which results in red bumps. To prevent prickly heat you should try to stay cool as much as possible. If you play sports, try to choose cooler times [...]

Depression

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Depression is a disease where the loss of self-esteem is present. Patients with depression feel helpless, hopeless, and worthless. They frequently feel like they are a burden to others. Guilt is a common and pessimism is universal because depressed people lose interest in the world around them, and they become isolated while withdrawing from professional [...]

Coronary Artery Disease

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Coronary Artery disease is a medical condition that actually is just one manifestation of atherosclerosis, a disease involving the whole body. Coronary artery disease usually develops over years, as plagues containing cholesterol, inflammatory cells, and smooth muscle cells build up in the artery wall, partially blocking blood flow. If the plague destabilizes, it triggers the [...]

Tension headaches

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Tension headaches are known as muscle-contraction or stress headaches. When you are emotionally stressed, you are often tense, and muscle tension is the source of many headaches. Also fluctuations in your normal sleep and meal schedule may set off tension headaches. Tension headache occurs about 69% of men at some point in their lives. This [...]

Prostate Cancer

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Prostate Cancer develops, when the genes that govern a cell’s growth and division lose control. Without proper checks and balances, malignant prostate cells multiply when they should not, and then go where they should not as they invade normal tissues near the prostate and eventually spread to other areas of the body. Prostate cancer occurs [...]

Amenorrhea

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Amenorrhea is a condition, where absence of menstruation in premenopausal women occurs. In many cases Amenorrhea is not a cause for concern. However, if it persists for more than several months it should be treated, since over time the lack of ovulation and the drop in estrogen levels can increase bone turnover, thus raising the [...]

Angina Pectoris

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Angina Pectoris is a medical condition where chest pain occurs. It usually happens in self-limited attacks that last 10 to 15 minutes that can be triggered by anything that increases the heart’s workload and its need for blood and oxygen beyond its capacity. This includes such everyday activities such as emotional stress, exercise, exposure to [...]

Macular Degeneration

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Macular degeneration is a medical condition that involves the eye in which the central part of theretine gradually deteriorates. It is the main cause of blindness among elderly people leaving in Western countries and a major cause of legal blindness in the United States. In this disease the lost portion is the highly detailed, central [...]

All information on United Health Directory is meant only for educational purposes.
Consult your doctor if you have questions about your medical condition.
© 2005-2011 Eye Site Media. All rights reserved.