Blood pressure measurement technique, Procedure of BP

Blood pressure is one of the four vital signs of our body. The four vital signs are heart rate, breathing rate, temperature, and fourth is blood pressure. These four signs indicate that everything is fine in our body or not. Now a days almost one person of every single family suffering from hypertension and hypotension.Continue reading “Blood pressure measurement technique, Procedure of BP”

Rh incompatibility, Negative blood group in females

Rh incompatibility is the major cause of infants mortality. It can be preventable if it is timely diagnosed. Rh negative blood is found only 15% of total population in the world. In this population some are women and some men. If Rh negative blood in male then it is not a problematic condition. If thisContinue reading “Rh incompatibility, Negative blood group in females”

Why girls should know their blood group?

There are four type of blood groups in human body that is – A, B, AB and O. Your blood group is determined by the genes you inherit from your parents. Each group can be either Rh positive or Rh negative, which means total blood groups are eight. Antibodies and antigens Of the Blood BloodContinue reading “Why girls should know their blood group?”

Sugar, How is it harmful to our body and how to avoid it?

Sugar for our body,¬† is it harmful? everybody mind has this question. Many people like to eat sweets and because of this habit they invite many diseases by eating more sugar in everything, the amount of sugar in our food will remain large and probably in the coming time we can suffer from very seriousContinue reading “Sugar, How is it harmful to our body and how to avoid it?”

Eating Disorders, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Eating disorders is phychological condition that involve extreme disturbances in eating behavior. Eating disorders are serious mental health disorders. They involve severe problems with your thoughts about food and your eating behaviours. You may eat much less or much more than you need. Anorexia Nervosa¬†self-induced starvation to a significant degree, (1) a relentless drive forContinue reading “Eating Disorders, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment”

Obesity, how does it affect the body? Causes, Treatment

Obesity may be defined as an abnormal excess deposition of fat in the body. Obesity is caused due to increased size (hypertrophy) or increased number (hyperplasia) of adipocytes or both. Obesity is the major cause of overweight. Obesity & overweight according to reference height-weight table have to be carefully reviewed in terms of the leanContinue reading “Obesity, how does it affect the body? Causes, Treatment”

Lumbar Spondylosis, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Lumbar Spondylosis is a degenerative disorder of the lumbar spine characterised clinically by an insidious onset of pain and stiffness of the spine. Causes of Lumbar Spondylosis Bad posture and chronic back strain is the commonest cause. Other causes are, previous injury to the spine, previous disease of the spine, birth defects and old intervertebralContinue reading “Lumbar Spondylosis, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment”

Menstrual cycle Right age. What is menarche?

Menstrual cycle is defined as cyclic events that take place in a rhythmic fashion during the reproductive period of a woman’s life. Every girl should know about menarche. Menarche is the first period of your life. When girls has passed her puberty age and then turn into maturity age menstrual cycle has started . FirstContinue reading “Menstrual cycle Right age. What is menarche?”

Osteoarthritis, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative joint disease. Causes is multifactorial, and still not understood. Commonly it is thought to be wear and tear of joints as one ages. Two types of Osteoarthritis are recognised – primary and secondary. Primary OA: This occurs in a joint de novo. It occurs in old age, mainly in theContinue reading “Osteoarthritis, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment”

What is hypothyroidism, Symptoms, treatment

In hypothyroidism Decreased secretion of thyroid hormones is called hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism leads to myxedema in adults and cretinism in children. Hypothyroidism (Myxedema) Myxedema is the hypothyroidism in adults, characterized by generalized edematous appearance. Causes for Hypothyroidism (myxedema) Myxedema occurs due to diseases of thyroid gland, genetic disorder or iodine deficiency. In addition, it is alsoContinue reading “What is hypothyroidism, Symptoms, treatment”