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Basilar type migraine

Basilar type migraine is a rare form of migraine. The indications are associated to the base of the brain or brainstem which is positioned close to a major blood vessel called the basilar artery. Nevertheless, this blood vessel is not proven to be the cause of the symptoms. Indications The basilar type migraine is preceded […]

What should i know about malaria?

Malaria is a serious ailment brought about by the Plasmodium parasites. These parasites are transmitted to humans via the bite of an Anopheles mosquito carrying the parasite. Once the Plasmodium parasite enters the bloodstream, they move to the liver and reproduce rapidly. In most cases, some parasites that move into the bloodstream destroy the red […]

Chickenpox

Chickenpox is a highly contagious infection brought about by the varicella-zoster virus. The characteristic indication of chickenpox is the formation of several itchy blisters throughout the body. The blisters usually start on the face and trunk before they spread. The blisters filled with fluid eventually open that leads to leakage and scabs form. This can […]

Ear bleeding

Ear bleeding involves drainage that includes blood. It is important to note that the discharge might be a combination of wax, pus, blood and fluid. Even though there are other causes, the usual cause is a perforated or ruptured eardrum. The ear is divided into 3 areas – outer ear, middle ear and inner ear. […]

Ear fullness

Ear fullness is a sensation that the ears are clogged, congested or stuffed when swallowing, yawning or other usual measures in eliminating it does not work. There is a muffled or slightly impaired hearing as well. The fullness in the ear accompanied by cold and flu-like symptoms is usually brought about by a blocked Eustachian […]

Dislocated jaw

A dislocated jaw can be caused by forceful yawning or from an impact or force such as in a vehicular accident or being punched in the face. The jawbone fits into a joint on every side of the head and ends up dislocated if the bone slides out of these joints. Other activities that can […]

Ways to prevent an asthma attack

An asthma attack can cause difficulty in breathing. Luckily, the condition can be controlled to prevent future asthma attacks and lead a normal life. It is important to work with a doctor to create a suitable action plan. Monitoring the asthma symptoms Preventing acute asthma attacks requires regular monitoring of the breathing, activity level and […]