Osteoporosis Symptoms, Signs, Causes and Treatment

What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a bone disease. It occurs when bone density decreases. It weakens the bones and also increases the risk of fractures. More common area of bone fractures that occur from osteoporosis includes hip, spine, wrist and ribs. It affects both females and males. Osteoporosis can occur in people of any age, … Continue reading Osteoporosis Symptoms, Signs, Causes and Treatment

Ingrown Hair Causes, Symptoms and How to Get Rid of Them

What is an Ingrown Hair? An ingrown hair occurs when the tip of hair curls back/grows sideways in the skin of hair follicle. Ingrown hair is a very common condition and improves without any treatment. It commonly occurs on the shaved area such as armpits, face, neck, pubic area and legs. The cysts caused by … Continue reading Ingrown Hair Causes, Symptoms and How to Get Rid of Them

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

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