Influenza (Flu) – Vaccine, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Overview of Influenza Influenza also is known as flu is a respiratory illness caused by Influenza virus. Flu is contagious and its symptoms usually last up to 7 to 14 days. Its symptoms include a sore throat, high fever, headache, chills, body pain, cough, sneezing, etc. Influenza virus is divided into 3 parts but influenza … Continue reading Influenza (Flu) – Vaccine, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye) – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

What is Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)? Conjunctivitis (Pink eye) is the infection/inflammation of the conjunctiva (transparent membrane) which covers the white part of the eye as well as the membrane on the inner part of the eyelids. It can happen due to infectious and noninfectious causes. Infectious conjunctivitis is caused by viral or bacterial infection. Noninfectious … Continue reading Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye) – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) – Remedies, Causes and Treatment

Overview of Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a condition marked by an uncontrollable urge to move your legs because of uncomfortable sensation in legs. It is also considered a sleep disorder because it interferes the sleep. Restless leg syndrome is also known as Willis-Ekbom disease (WED).  It usually occurs in the evening … Continue reading Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) – Remedies, Causes and Treatment

Tuberculosis (TB) – Symptoms, Causes, Vaccine and Treatment

Overview of Tuberculosis Tuberculosis (TB) is a contagious infection which mainly affects the lungs. It can also affect other parts of the body such as spine or brain. TB is caused by a type of bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. These bacteria can spread from one person to another. It spreads through the air like cold … Continue reading Tuberculosis (TB) – Symptoms, Causes, Vaccine and Treatment

Hypothyroidism – Symptoms, Causes and Fast Treatment

Overview of Hypothyroidism The thyroid gland is the master gland which releases thyroid hormone that controls the metabolism and growth of different parts of the body. When the thyroid gland fails to produce the sufficient amount of thyroid hormones, it is known as Hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism is diagnosed with the help of blood test, which measures … Continue reading Hypothyroidism – Symptoms, Causes and Fast Treatment