Fibroids are firm, compact, non-cancerous tumors that are found in the uterine walls of the female reproductive system. Also known as uterine myomas, leiomyomas, or fibromas, fibroids are made up of smooth muscle cells and fibrous connective tissues that develop in the uterus. The condition mostly starts small and can grow to the size of a watermelon. This can lead to a change in the shape and size of the uterus without showing any symptoms.
Arthritis is a common joint disorder, often characterized by joint inflammation. About 100 types of arthritis affect people of all races, sexes, and ages. Common symptoms include pain, swelling, stiffness in joints, and painful movement. Often the symptoms come and go, vary in severity, but the condition worsens with time. Arthritis impairs one’s ability to perform daily tasks. All of the above symptoms also impact people with arthritis in the legs.
Atopic dermatitis is a skin disease that causes chronic inflammation with complex etiology. The name is said to originate from “atopy,” a hereditary condition that predisposes a person to multiple allergic disorders, including asthma, food allergies, and hay fever. If you or any member of your family has an allergy, you may be at increased risk of developing atopic dermatitis.
The common cold is a viral contagion of the upper respiratory tract—mouth, nose, and throat. Due to its symptoms, it can be quite devastating watching your baby struggle with this condition. Unlike grownups, children are susceptible to infections because their immune system, lungs, and other organs, are not completely mature yet. This is why breastfeeding is of utmost importance to a baby’s health; breastmilk is filled with antibodies and chemicals that protect your baby from infections. Continue reading to learn more about the common cold in babies: what causes it, what the symptoms are, and how to cure a common cold in babies with natural home remedies.
There are two main forms of arthritis in hands: rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory, immune system related. Osteoarthritis is more to wear and tear of the cartilage. Both are chronic degenerative and can affect daily routine. Both rheumatoid and osteoarthritis affect the young as well as the old– it is not just an old person’s disease.
The breasts normally will sag as the woman progresses in age. The elasticity of the skin deprecates with age, and this is what happens to the breast as well. As a woman ages, the gravitational pull of the breast is more on the skin and the supportive muscles already begin to lose its firmness. This is what makes the breast to lose its attractive pointedness.
As the name suggests, vaginal odor is any type of odor that comes from the vagina. It should be noted that is it normal for the vagina to have a smell to it, especially if a woman is on her period. It is only when the smell changes or becomes more pronounced that it may point to a health problem. Vaginal odor is not a problem in itself, but it can be a sign or symptom of a vaginal health problem. For example, if your vagina smells like fish, there is likely something wrong.