Whooping Cough

Definition: A paroxysmal cough of an epidemic and contagious nature consisting of a series of short spasmodic, forcible, prolonged inspirations. A peculiar sonorous sound called the “hoop,” “whoop,” when you cough. The cough terminates in expectoration or vomiting. Whooping cough … Read More


Amenorrhia is the suppression or absense of menstrual periods. This may occur between the periods of pregnancy and nursing, from the age of pubescence to menaupausal periods. Amenorrhea is distinguished in two 1. Primitive amenorrhea or Amenia: This occurs in … Read More

Hay Fever

An allergy characterized by sneezing, Like all allergies, hay fever is caused by sensitivity to certain substances. Pollens and the spores of molds are the substances to which most hay fever sufferers are sensitive. Pollen is the fertilising element of … Read More


Classified as a Chronic condition by modern medicine. The other names are Dandruff, Seborrheic Eczema, and Cradle cap. Seborrheic Dermatitis is a common inflammatory skin condition white or yellow flaky scales. Mostly in the oily parts, like face, scalp and … Read More


Arthritis is derived from the greek word arthro which means joint and itis which is inflammation. It is a condition that involves pain in the joints. Arthritis is now classified into more than 100 different forms. The most common one … Read More


Flu is a respiratory infection caused by a number of viruses. The viruses pass through the air and enter your body through your nose or mouth. The flu can be serious or even deadly for elderly people, newborn babies, and … Read More


The pain of a migraine headache is often described as an intense pulsing or throbbing pain in one area of the head. However, it is much more; the International Headache Society diagnoses a migraine by its pain and number of … Read More


Psoriasis is a common skin condition that changes the life cycle of skin cells. Psoriasis causes cells to build up rapidly on the surface of the skin. It happens when your produce new skin to form in days rather than … Read More

Uterine Fibroids

Fibroids are muscular tumors that grow in the wall of the uterus (womb). Another medical term for fibroids is “leiomyoma” (leye-oh-meye-OH-muh) or just “myoma”. Fibroids are almost always benign (not cancerous). Fibroids can grow as a single tumor, or there … Read More

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