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8 08, 2018

Flu and its Causes, Symptoms,Treatment and Prognosis

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T10:44:07+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Health and Medicine|0 Comments

Flu is a viral infection of the upper respiratory tract (airways), often called influenza. Flu is an extremely infectious viral disease that will happen in outbreaks during the winter. Flu primarily changes the upper airways and can be transmitted readily in airborne droplets from the coughs and sneezes of infected individuals. On the other hand, [...]

8 08, 2018

Contact Dermatitis and Its Types, Treatment and Measures

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T09:14:10+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Health and Medicine|0 Comments

The name contact dermatitis is used to describe an itchy inflamed skin rash that develops when something in the external world comes into contact with the skin. Occupational dermatitis is a kind of contact dermatitis. Contact dermatitis may grow it an offending material is contacted directly or occasionally it there's contact with particles of the [...]

8 08, 2018

Colour blindness

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T11:23:08+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Health and Medicine|0 Comments

Some people have a defect in the cones, the specialized cells in the retina at the back of the eye, that reduces their ability to tell certain colours apart. An inability to distinguish between red and green is the most common type of colour blindness, and this is a gender-linked genetic disorder. It is much [...]

8 08, 2018

Addison’s Disease

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T10:10:43+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Health and Medicine|0 Comments

Addison’s disease is a disorder in which the adrenal glands underproduce hormones. The lack of adrenal hormones (corticosteroids) is frequently caused by an autoimmune disorder that damages the gland. What Are The Symptoms? The symptoms of Addison’s disease appear gradually but become increasingly obvious over a period of several weeks or months. You may develop: [...]

8 08, 2018

Dysmenorrhoea – Types, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Measures

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T11:12:04+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Health and Medicine|0 Comments

This is the medical name for painful menstrual periods. Approximately 75 percent of women experience dysmenorrhoea at some point in their reproductive lives. What Are The Types of Dysmenorrhoea? Dysmenorrhoea is categorized by doctors into two types. ■ Primary dysmenorrohea tends to start two or three years after menstruation begins, once ovulation is established. There [...]

8 08, 2018

Infertility Male, Female – Causes and Treatment

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T10:02:53+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Health and Medicine|0 Comments

As many as 1 in 6 couples consult their doctor due to an inability to conceive. Most doctors would feel that investigation is called for if no pregnancy Happens after a year of routine, unprotected sexual intercourse. That, of itself, isn't a cause for gloom - most couples who are infertile after attempting for a [...]

8 08, 2018

CT scan – Treatment

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T09:14:39+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Health and Medicine|0 Comments

Computerized tomography (CT) scan uses X rays in conjunction with a computer. A string of X rays is passed through the body at slightly different angles to create highly detailed cross sectional images (slices) of the body, named tomograms. CT scan makes it possible to collect comprehensive information about organs painlessly and so that your [...]

8 08, 2018

Alzheimer’s Disease in Old Age

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T08:53:37+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Health and Medicine|0 Comments

Additionally called "senile dementia of the Alzheimer's kind" or SDAT. Alzheimer's disease is the most frequently occurring type of DEMENTIA. Dementia is a broad term that refers to a brain dysfunction that directly impacts the reason and that's substantially more common among elderly people, although nearly all senior citizens don't have problems with dementia. The [...]

8 08, 2018

Herpes Simplex – Causes, Symptoms, Measures and Treatment

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T10:20:49+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Health and Medicine|0 Comments

Herpes simplex is the name given to a virus which can bring about cold sores (generally herpes simplex type 1) or genital herpes (typically herpes simplex type 2). The sores appear on whichever part of your skin is infected. In either kind of herpes the virus is transmitted primarily through contaminated skin coming into contact [...]

8 08, 2018

Ingrown Toenail – Causes, Symptoms , Measures and Treatment

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T08:40:20+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Health and Medicine|0 Comments

Most common in guys, an ingrowing toenail is painful increase of the interior edges of a toenail into the surrounding skin. Tight or badly fitting shoes raise the risk. What Causes It? An ingrowing toenail curves under on one or both sides and cuts into the surrounding skin, causing pain, inflammation and occasionally disease. A [...]