Illnesses

Learning about potential illnesses and conditions isn’t just interesting, it’s quite important too. Here, we provide you with the best articles and studies about different conditions, their causes, symptoms, and diagnoses, and ways to prevent them.

The Mini-Mental Test for Detecting Possible Dementia

Due to increased longevity in today’s society, the prevalence of Alzheimer’s and related diseases has increased dramatically. As such, it’s important to have good evaluation instruments. These should be able to detect cognitive impairment conditions quickly and easily. The Mini-Mental…

What Are Epilepsy Auras?

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that affects the central nervous system. Abnormal brain activity triggers seizures, unusual behavior or sensations, and, sometimes, loss of consciousness. Together, these symptoms make up what doctors call epileptic seizures. The sensations that a person…

Huntington’s Disease – Characteristics and Signs

George Huntington first described Huntington’s disease in 1872 and referred to it as hereditary chorea. The term derives from the Greek word for “dance”, choreia. He used it to highlight the usual contortions, grimaces, and uncontrolled turns that patients experience.…

Facing Sterility – A Complex Task

People facing sterility can get frustrated. It’s a real source of pain for those who dream of becoming parents. The impossibility of fulfilling that natural desire can even affect their self-worth. However, there are many ways to deal with it,…

Extrapyramidal Symptoms: What Are They?

Extrapyramidal symptoms are all motor problems produced most often as a result of antipsychotic medications. It’s essentially an illness of the motor functions that happens because of damage to the extrapyramidal system. That system is basically the brain’s basal ganglia and…

Erectile Dysfunction: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Erectile dysfunction is defined as the inability to get and maintain an erection that allows for satisfactory sexual performance. Although it’s not a severe condition, it can affect a patient’s social and personal life, as well as their partner’s. It…

Sleep Apnea in Women

Sleep apnea in women is underdiagnosed. In fact, when people think of sleep apnea, they usually think of a middle-aged or elderly man snoring. This stereotypical image only tells a small part of the story. First of all, young people…

Learn All about Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Living with polycystic ovary syndrome isn’t always easy. This condition is a reality for many women, even though we seldom hear of it. It manifests with pain, menstrual irregularities, infertility, and an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart…