Hypothyroidism is very common among general population, its prevalence is similar to iceberg. We exactly don’t know what is the exact number of population suffering from hypothyroidism.
You can very easily suspect your hypothyroidism by the symptoms:Symptoms of Hypothyroidism Fatigue Weakness Weight gain or increased difficulty losing weight Coarse, dry hair Dry, rough pale skin Hair loss Cold intolerance (you can’t tolerate cold temperatures like those around you) Muscle cramps and frequent muscle aches Constipation Depression Irritability Memory loss Heavy or irregular menstrual periods that may [...]
Repeated and long-term exposure to certain irritants on the job can lead to an array of lung diseases that may have lasting effects, even after exposure ceases. Certain occupations, because of the nature of their location, work, and environment, are more at risk for occupational lung diseases than others. Contrary to a popular misconception, coal miners are not the only ones at risk for occupational lung diseases. For instance, working in a car garage or textile factory can expose a person to hazardous chemicals, dusts, and fibers that may lead to a lifetime of lung problems if not properly diagnosed and treated.
Consider these statistics :
Occupational lung diseases [...]
Here is the end of the mystery of white dots on our fingernails:1. Leukonychia
It is basically caused by the air filled in the upper base of the nails.2. Different shapes
It sometimes can take strips of patterns which are a serious case of air filling.3. Injury
Sometimes it may be caused due to an external injury or scratch.4. A vitamin deficiency or disorder
It may also indicate that you have a medical condition of vitamin deficiency or a disorder which is hereditary.5. Prevention and cure
Having zinc and protein rich foods will keep the white spots away if it is a [...]
Sciatica is a type of pain affecting the back, hip, and outer side of the leg, caused by compression of a spinal nerve root in the lower back, often owing to degeneration of an intervertebral disc. There may be some problem you are feeling for few days, they may actually point towards Sciatica.
Here are 5 Symptoms that may be actually suggestive of Sciatica:
1. You feel weak in your knees.
Well, actually just one knee—and it runs throughout the entire leg. The sciatic nerve—the one that gets pinched and causes sciatica—is the largest single nerve in the entire body, running from the lower spine all the way down to the foot. When that nerve is pinched, its [...]
A Pap smear, also called a Pap test, is a procedure to test for cervical cancer in women. A Pap smear involves collecting cells from your cervix — the lower, narrow end of your uterus that’s at the top of your vagina.
A Pap smear can also detect changes in your cervical cells that suggest cancer may develop in the future. Detecting these abnormal cells early with a Pap smear is your first step in halting the possible development of cervical cancer.
It is the best tool to detect precancerous conditions and hidden, small tumors that may lead to cervical cancer. If detected early, cervical cancer can be [...]
Cancer is one of the major non communicable disease nowadays. its second most important cause of death throughout the world.
The heart of cancer treatment lies in early detection and early treatment,
We have summed important of the warning signals of cancer so that you yourself can spot the situation at an early stage, Contact your doctor immediately if you find any one of these in you or your near ones.The 7 Seven Warning Signs of Cancer:
Changes in bowel or bladder habits Sore that doesn’t heal Unusual bleeding or discharge Lumps or thickened areas in the breast, testicles, or elsewhere Indigestion or difficulty swallowing Change in the size, color, [...]
If you notice soft or hard yellow patches on the inside corners of your eyelids, you might have xanthelasma.
Xanthelasma (or xanthelasma palpebrarum) is a sharply demarcated yellowish deposit of fat underneath the skin, usually on or around the eyelids. While they are neither harmful nor painful, these minor growths may be disfiguring and can be removed.
They are common in people of Asian origin and those from the Mediterranean region
Even though xanthelasma itself won’t hurt you, it could be a sign that you’re at higher risk for heart disease. So don’t ignore this skin condition. Get it checked by your doctor.