Rovsing’s Sign

Rovsing’s Sign

Rovsing’s sign is named after the Danish surgeon Niels Thorkild Rovsing. Rovsing’s test is considered a sign for appendicitis, elicited during examination. However this is not done as commonly as rebound…

Dengue Fever or Break bone Fever

Dengue Fever or Break bone Fever

Dengue fever (pronounced Den-gee) , also known as Dandy fever or Break bone fever, is a mosquito-borne infection that causes a severe flu-like illness. There are four different viruses that can…

Hypertension – Symptoms, Treatment & Diet

Hypertension – Symptoms, Treatment & Diet

What is Hypertension? Hypertension means high blood pressure. Blood pressure values are defined as high when they’re above normal range. Remember not to take hypertension lightly. Always consult your doctor…

Hairloss

Hairloss

Hair loss is a common, yet very disturbing phenomenon. It not only affects the looks of the individual but also the confidence usually. There are various reasons for hairloss, and…

COPD – symptoms, causes and treatment

COPD – symptoms, causes and treatment

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic inflammatory disease of lungs. It causes the obstruction in the normal airflow to and from the lungs. COPD includes: Emphysema Chronic bronchitis…

Acne – causes and treatment

Acne – causes and treatment

Acne vulgaris, which we commonly know as acne only, is a disease of the skin with specific characters of its own like pimples (both papules or pustules), comedones (blackheads and…

Foot verrucae (causes, symptoms, prevention, treatment)

Foot verrucae (causes, symptoms, prevention, treatment)

Verrucae (often misspelled as verrucas) are warts on the planter surface (sole) of the foot. These warts develop on the lower side of the feet and are generally harmless. If…

Hypertensive patients and surgery

Hypertensive patients and surgery

Hypertension is one of the most common reason due to which the surgeries are postponed in various patients. Hypertension is known to be a cardiovascular catastrophe risk factor. In a…

Dementia Symptoms and Care

Dementia Symptoms and Care

Dementia is a condition with symptoms related to decline in multiple cognitive abilities due to any underlying disease. It’s a term describing symptoms due to various diseases. Alzheimer’s is one…

Itchy legs when walking or running

Itchy legs when walking or running

Nothing can be more annoying than the itch while running or jogging, forcing even the motivated people to stop exercising. This doesn’t end here, the burning sensation followed by the…