Stomach Ache Reasons for Abdominal Pain, Cramps, Treatment

Stomach Ache Reasons for Abdominal Pain, Cramps, Treatment

Stomach pain is not something anyone wouldn’t have had in a lifetime. It can be as simple as temporary gastric symptoms, or as serious as a heart attack. Generally, pain in any area in the digestive tract, below the chest area, till the pelvis can be called as stomach pain by people. The most appropriate term here is abdominal pain. As the abdominal area contains many kinds of organs, medical practitioners divide them into 4 quadrants – left upper, left lower, right upper and right lower.

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The Health Hazards of Air Pollution

The Health Hazards of Air Pollution

Air Pollution – Types, Causes, Effect & Solution

 

What is Air Pollution?

 

Air Pollution refers to the contamination of the air with harmful substances which includes the biological molecules, organic and inorganic particles, and hazardous gases such as Carbon Dioxide (CO2), Carbon Monoxide (CO), Sulphur Dioxide (SO2), Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC), Radon, etc.

 

Types of Air Pollution:

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HIV: Causes, Symptoms in Men, Women & Test Cost

HIV - Causes, Symptoms in Men, Women & Test Cost

What is HIV?

 

The ‘Human Immunodeficiency Virus’, or HIV, is a virus that spreads through body fluids which attack our immune system and make it weak. They attack mostly the CD4 cells, also known as T cells. These cells are attributed with the function of warding off diseases but with time, the virus kills off so many cells that the body loses its ability to fight infections and diseases.

Studies and statistics show that, every year in India, at least 1 million people get affected with HIV and it often proceeds further to the next stages because the people fail to recognize the early symptoms.


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Haemoglobin Test – Normal, High and Low Level Ranges

Hemoglobin Test - Normal, High and Low Level Ranges

The oxygen-carrying protein found in the red blood cells is known as haemoglobin. This protein provides the red colour to the blood. It carries oxygen from the lungs to the body tissues and transports carbon dioxide to the lungs from the tissues. The hemoglobin test measures the amount of this oxygen-carrying protein present in the blood.

 

What haemoglobin test reveals?

 

The Hb blood test (haemoglobin abbreviated as Hb) shows the result if your blood has lower haemoglobin than normal, then it means you have anaemia.Read More

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Arthritis Treatment: Causes, Types, Symptoms, and Diagnosis

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The term ‘arthritis’ can be used to describe any kind of disorder that is associated with the joints. Arthritis affects more than 10 million people per year in India. It deters people from doing their day to day activities with ease. Osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis are some of the types of arthritis. Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis. The general arthritis symptoms include pain in the affected area, swelling, and stiffness. However, some types of arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis can affect other organs of the body and be responsible for many other arthritis symptoms. Although Arthritis disorder is more popular among people who are more than 65 years of age, but nowadays people belonging to all age groups have been diagnosed with arthritis.

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Cortisol Level Test: Purpose, Procedure, Results & Labs

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Cortisol is a major hormone present in our body and is an important contributor to a lot of bodily functions. When our body senses danger it releases the adrenocorticotropic hormone which further triggers the adrenal gland to secrete Cortisol. When that happens, the body is able to handle the problem at hand. The Cortisol level test is conducted to know whether there are unusual levels of this hormone in the body. Let us have a look at the Cortisol level test, its purpose, procedure, and the results.

 

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How to Be Healthy – 7 Easy Tips for a Healthier Lifestyle

How to Be Healthy - 7 Easy Tips for a Healthier Lifestyle

Being healthy is harder than ever! People in modern society are busy striving to manage work, family, friends, hobbies, and lots of other responsibilities. As a result, health takes a backseat.
But is gaining and maintaining a healthy lifestyle so tough?

Not actually.
You can easily maintain a healthier lifestyle now with minimum efforts. Want to know how?

Read on to know 7 most effective ways to be healthy without much effort:

 

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Obesity: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Obesity and Overweight Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Just like everything has a norm, our body weight does, too. According to age, gender and height of an individual, there is a range in which a person’s weight is expected to lie. An increase in this body weight is indicative of some sort of disorder, malfunctioning, or illness. It often goes unnoticed in the initial stages and is sometimes overlooked. But, when there are signs of the body bloating up or appearing large, people begin to worry.

What is obesity?

 

An increase in body size means that there is an accumulation of fat in the body. This condition is called obesity. Of late, obesity has been on the rise in almost all parts of the world. Tackling this disease of being overweight or obese is of major concern to medicos.

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5 Foods To Increase Blood Platelets Count Naturally

5 Foods to Increase your Blood Platelets Count Naturally

Platelets are a vital blood component that helps your body to form clots to stop the bleeding in case of an injury. In the inactive stage, these cells resemble plates while in the active stage, they seem like structures with tentacles.

Due to the important role platelets play in the normal day to day functioning of a human body, it is advised that low platelet count should never be ignored. In this article, we’ll discuss what platelet counts are and how one you can increase your blood platelet count using natural food.

 

What is Platelet Counts?

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Viral Fever – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Viral Fever - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatments

 

The normal body temperature of humans is 37oC (98.6oF). Anything above this reading is considered high temperature or fever. Most people confuse fever to be a health condition. However, high body temperature is just a symptom of an underlying disease, and not the disease itself.

As the same suggests, viral fever is something that’s caused by an underlying viral infection. Raised body temperature, body pain, headache, burning sensation in eyes, etc. are some of its common symptoms.

A virus can infect the gastrointestinal, reproductive, respiratory system, and other parts of the body. A rise in body temperature means that the body’s immune system is trying to fight off the viruses by destroying them off.

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