Month: May 2018

Cluster headaches

Cluster headaches

Cluster headaches are one of the most painful types of a headache that occur in a cyclical pattern or clusters. This headache typically wakes you up in the night with intense pain focused in or bordering one eye on one side of the head. These outbursts of frequent sudden attacks or cluster periods, can last …

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Cardiogenic shock

Cardiogenic shock

Cardiogenic shock is a potentially life-threatening condition where your heart suddenly cannot pump enough blood to meet your body’s needs. This condition is mostly caused by a severe type of heart attack, but not everyone who suffers from a heart attack experiences a cardiogenic shock. Cardiogenic shock is a rare condition, but it is often …

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Chilblains

Chilblains

Chilblains are the condition where the presence of small, itchy swellings on the skin occurs as a reaction due to exposure to cold temperatures. The extremities, such as the toes, fingers, heels, ears, and nose are often affected by this condition. This condition mostly brings discomfort only and rarely causes any permanent damage. Chilblains usually …

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Bed bug bites

Bed bug bites are due to small, flat insects in oval shape that are reddish-brown in color and can range from the size of 1 to 7 millimeters. Bed bugs can sneak their way into your bed, furniture, and even your carpet. These insects feed on blood from humans or animals and are mostly active …

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ACL Injury

ACL Injury

An ACL injury is a condition where there is a tear of the anterior cruciate ligament, a major ligament in the knee. This kind of injury is common to those who play sports that involve sudden stops, changes in direction, or jumping – such as basketball, football, soccer, tennis, volleyball, and gymnastics. People who get …

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dry eye

How to treat dry eye

Dry eye is also called dry eye syndrome which happens when the tears does not give proper lubrication for the eyes. Generally, this condition causes discomfort and several symptoms. The eyes need layers of tears to keep the area well lubricated and prevent dust and other irritants from entering the eyes. Furthermore, if the condition …

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