The signs and symptoms of indigestion that occur without a clear cause are called nonulcer stomach pain, nonulcer dyspepsia or functional dyspepsia.
Pain or discomfort in the upper abdomen, usually occurring along with belching, nausea and bloating are some of the signs and symptoms of nonulcer stomach pain that resemble those of an ulcer. Nonulcer stomach pain is a common condition that can last for a long ... more
Albinism, which is a group of inherited disorders, results in little or no production of the pigment melanin. Most people with albinism are sensitive to sun exposure and are at an increased risk of developing skin cancer. The color of the skin, hair and eyes are determined by the type and amount of melanin the body produces. This melanin also plays a role in the development of certain optical nerves. Albinism, with all its forms causes ... more
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the most common cause of severe diarrhea in infants and children worldwide is Rotavirus. By the age of 2 or 3, most children have at least one bout with rotavirus.
Most of rotavirus infections can be treated at home with extra fluids to prevent dehydration, despite the fact that they're unpleasant. Intravenous fluids are sometimes required in the hospital in severe cases of ... more
A person may have high blood pressure for years without experiencing any signs or symptoms. The risk of serious health problems such as a stroke and a heart attack will be increased in case high blood pressure is not controlled.
The amount of blood the heart pumps and the amount of resistance to blood flow in the arteries determine a person's blood pressure. The higher the blood pressure will be, the more blood the heart pumps and ... more
Ganglion cysts are noncancerous fluid-filled lumps or cysts that mostly develop along the tendons or joints of the wrists, hands or feet.
These cysts could develop either suddenly or gradually over time. Unfortunately, the exact cause of a ganglion cyst is still not known.
Mostly, ganglion cysts require no treatment, cause no pain and go away on their own. In case someone needs treatment because of pain, interference with ... more
A range of diseases that affect the heart, and in some cases the blood vessels, is described by the broad term heart disease. Diseases of the blood vessels, such as coronary artery disease; heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias); and congenital heart defects, which are heart defects that a person is born with, are some of the various diseases that fall under the umbrella of heart disease.
"Cardiovascular disease" is a term that ... more