Current Health Articles

Overeating (Stuffed) Feeling, Quantity, Causes, Remedies

Every person overeats at some point or the other. It is a bad practice that we repeat many times in life and leads to immediate discomfort as well as long term health risks if it is done too often. Understanding why we tend to overeat at times, and what patterns may be dangerous can help to prevent several conditions >> Read More ...

Bloody Diarrhea – Causes and Location of Bleeding

Diarrhea is a common symptom and most of us are not immediately concerned when it does arise. Usually diarrhea is short-lived, often caused by a virus or bacteria, and many cases will resolve on its own even without treatment. However, the sign of bleeding with diarrheal stool will scare most people. Often this can be a >> Read More ...

Forehead Rash (Skin Problems) Causes and Pictures

Although a skin rash can occur anywhere on the body, it often causes more stress when it appears on the face or other parts of the body that are commonly exposed. The concern may often be cosmetic but rashes are a sign of skin and sometimes systemic diseases. A rash on the forehead occurs for most of the same reasons as >> Read More ...

Hair Loss on Legs (One or Both), Causes and Treatment

Hair loss is a common cosmetic problem but in most instances the focus is on the loss of scalp hair. However, hair loss can occur anywhere on the body where hair is found in abundance. This is more prominent for men who generally have thicker and denser body hair. Furthermore most men do not remove this body hair and are >> Read More ...

Seasonal Constipation (Summer, Winter) Causes, Treatment

Bowel habit varies from one person to another. Some people may go one or more times in a day, others may only go after every second or third day. However, it is accepted that your bowel habit is normal if you pass stool at least three times a week but not more than three times a day. It is not just about the frequency of >> Read More ...

Tight Jaw Muscles (Stiff and Sore) Causes, Treatments, Remedies

The lower jaw, known as the mandible, moves by the contraction and relaxation of muscles. It is only the mandible that moves when eating or talking and not the upper jaw (maxilla) which is part of the skull. As with muscles anywhere in the body, these jaw muscles can become stiff and sore at times, affect the movement of >> Read More ...

Deadly Diarrhea (Children, Adults) Diseases, Duration, Recovery

Every day 1 out of 9 child deaths occur due to diarrhea. In fact every year diarrhea kills about 760,000 children under the age of five, and it is the cause of 10.6 million deaths across the globe. Diarrhea is the second most common cause of death among infants. Although children are more prone to death from diarrhea, it >> Read More ...

Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Types, Carriers, Locations, Dangers

Viruses are one of the most common infectious agents, causing disease in millions of people on a daily basis. We all get one or two viral infections in a year. The flu and common cold are frequently seen examples of infections caused by viruses. Most of us know that the flu and cold are not serious and rarely lead to >> Read More ...

Snoring Babies and Children, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Snoring is not uncommon among adults. It is more than just an inconvenience to those living with a snorer. Most of us do not realize that snoring may be a symptom of some underlying disorder, and in fact long term snoring can have medical consequences. However, snoring among children is also not uncommon. One in ten >> Read More ...

Ebola Virus Outbreak, Spread, Symptoms, Recovery, Treatment

The 2014 outbreak of Ebola has caused a global scare, but this viral disease is not new. It was first identified in 1976, and it most likely has existed for far longer. Since 2000, there has been an outbreak almost every year. However, the current outbreak seems to be a worldwide concern as it is far more widespread than >> Read More ...
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