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Anemia signs and symptoms vary depending on the cause of your anemia. They may include:
Pale or yellowish skin
Shortness of breath
Dizziness or lightheadedness
Cold hands and feet
At first anemia can be so mild that it goes unnoticed. But symptoms worsen as anemia worsens.
Angina symptoms include:
Chest pain or discomfort, possibly described as pressure, squeezing, burning or fullness
Pain in your arms, neck, jaw, shoulder or back accompanying chest pain
Shortness of breath
These symptoms need to be evaluated immediately by a doctor who can determine whether you have stable angina, or unst Read More
- Aortic valve stenosis
Aortic valve stenosis ranges from mild to severe. Aortic valve stenosis signs and symptoms generally develop when narrowing of the valve is severe. Some people with aortic valve stenosis may not experience symptoms for many years. Signs and symptoms of aortic valve stenosis may include:
Abnormal heart sound (heart murmur) heard through a stethoscope
Chest pain (angina) or tightness with activity
Feeling faint Read More
- Atrial fibrillation
Atrial fibrillation (A-fib) is an irregular and often very rapid heart rhythm (arrhythmia) that can lead to blood clots in the heart. A-fib increases the risk of stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications.
During atrial fibrillation, the heart's upper chambers (the atria) beat chaotically and irregularly — out of sync with the lower chambers (the ventricles) of t Read More
- Bile duct cancer (cholangiocarcinoma)
Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma) is a condition where abnormal cells grow excessively inside the numerous bile ducts. This growth is about 4-5 inches long, moving bile from the liver to the gallbladder and small intestine. Bile is the fluid that helps in digesting the food your body intakes. Cure/medications for Bile duct cancer (cholangiocarcinoma) This is a chronic disease, and hence, it has no cure. Read More
- Bone cancer
Your bone cancer treatment options will depend on the sort of cancer you have, its stage, your general health, and your preferences. 1. Your doctors can advise you on the best course of action for your cancer since different bone malignancies respond to various treatments. For instance, some cases of bone cancer are treated with only surgery, while others are treated with surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation thera Read More
- Bronchitis (acute)
Bronchitis is an infection that affects the lungs' major airways (bronchi), causing irritation and inflammation. Bronchitis can be classified into two types: acute and long-term. Chronic bronchitis is a long-term problem that can come back. It is usually caused by long-term stress, like smoking. Acute bronchitis is short-lived. Most cases go away in a few days, but the cough may last for a few weeks. Each side of your windpipe has its own set of Read More
- Copd (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
COPD is a long-term lung disease that causes blocked airflow from the lungs. People who have asthma have trouble breathing, cough, cough up mucus (sputum), and wheeze. It is most often caused by exposure to irritating particles or gases over a long period of time, such as cigarette smoke. COPD patients are more likely to get heart disease, lung cancer, and a lot of other things.A lot of the time, COPD is caused by emphysema and chronic bronchitis Read More
- Depression in the elderly
Symptoms of depression are the same in any age group. They can include:
feelings of worthlessness
lack of concentration
changes in appetite
thoughts of suicide
physical aches and pains
Depression is often th Read More
- Diabetes urine tests
Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high. Blood glucose is your main source of energy and comes from the food you eat. Insulin, a hormone made by the pancreas, helps glucose from food get into your cells to be used for energy. Sometimes your body doesn’t make enough—or any—insulin or doesn’t use insulin well. Glucose then stays in your blood and doesn’t reach your cells.
Over time, Read More
- Diabetic ketoacidosis (dka)
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a very serious diabetic complication where the body starts to produce high levels of blood acid - ketones. This is a condition where your body is not able to produce enough insulin naturally by the body. The treatments which are currently prescribed for KDA are-Fluid Replacement: Depending on your situation, you will receive fluids to help you rehydrate. This is do Read More
- Heart disease and restrictive cardiomyopathy
Restrictive cardiomyopathy, the rarest form of cardiomyopathy, is a condition in which the walls of the lower chambers of the heart (the ventricles) are abnormally rigid and lack the flexibility to expand as the ventricles fill with blood.
The pumping or systolic function of the ventricle may be normal but the diastolic function (the ability of the heart to fill with blood) is abnormal. Therefore, it is harder for the ventricles to fil Read More
- Heart disease in women
Heart disease in women is more prevalent nowadays. But there are things you can do to protect your heart. Here are some medications to help you with it:ACE inhibitors: These drugs help control blood pressure and reduce the risk of strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems.Beta blockers: These drugs slow down your heart rate and reduce blood pressure by reducing the force with which your heart pumps blood Read More
- Heart failure and biventricular pacemakers
Heart failure is a condition when the heart is unable to pump enough blood to the body and operate effectively. As blood moves into the heart and body more slowly for a variety of reasons, the heart may not be able to pump sufficient oxygen and nutrients to fulfill the body's needs.
The following are some symptoms of heart failure:
• Having trouble focusing or being less alert,
• Abdominal swelling,
• Irregular or Read More
- Pancreatic cancer
The course of treatment for pancreatic cancer depends on cancer's stage and location, as well as your general health and preferences. When possible, the primary objective of pancreatic cancer treatment for most patients is to eradicate the disease. The emphasis may shift to enhancing your quality of life and preventing cancer from spreading or harming you if that isn't a possibility. 1. Surgery, radiation, chemoth Read More
- Rheumatoid arthritis (ra)
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder that can affect more than just your joints. In some people, the condition can damage a wide variety of body systems, including the skin, eyes, lungs, heart and blood vessels.
An autoimmune disorder, rheumatoid arthritis occurs when your immune system mistakenly attacks your own body's tissues.
Unlike the wear-and-tear damage of ost Read More
- Type 2 diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the way your body regulates and uses blood sugar. It is a condition mostly seen in adults. But since the obesity rate of people is increasing, young people fall prey to this condition as well. Type 2 Diabetes is a long-term chronic condition that affects the sugar in your bloodstream. This condition leads to a more than appropriate amount of sugar flowing through Read More
- Ventricular septal defect
A ventricular septal defect is the second most cardiac abnormality in adults, often congenital. The ventricular septum is a curved structure that demarcates the two ventricles of the heart. Developmental abnormality of septal formation during complex processes of cardiac morphogenesis leads to the defect. VSDs can occur due to genetic factors such as chromosomal aberrations, single genes, and polygenic mutations. Toxins like a Read More