Canker Sores – Treatment, Causes, Symptoms and Remedies

What are Canker Sores? Canker sores are very painful and small ulcers on the inside of the mouth, tongue, throat or lips. It is also known as the aphthous ulcer. Canker sores usually occur in yellow, white or gray color with a red border and are not contagious. In most of the cases it goes … Continue reading Canker Sores – Treatment, Causes, Symptoms and Remedies

Irritable Bowel Syndrome – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a type of gastrointestinal disorder. It is not a serious condition but becomes severe if left untreated. Its symptoms include diarrhea, constipation, bloating. Abdominal pain, mucus in the stool, cramps, etc. In most of the cases, it’s not severe and can be treated with few … Continue reading Irritable Bowel Syndrome – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Bacterial Vaginosis – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

What is Bacterial Vaginosis? Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is one of the most common vaginal infections that usually occurs among women between the age of 15-45 years. It is also known as vaginal bacteriosis. Bacterial vaginosis is a type of vaginal infection which is caused by an overgrowth of bacteria which is naturally found in the … Continue reading Bacterial Vaginosis – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

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