Definition Encephalitis (en-sef-uh-LIE-tis) is inflammation of the brain. There are several causes, but the most common is viral infection. Encephalitis often causes only mild flu-like signs and symptoms such as a fever or headache or no symptoms at all. Sometimes the flu-like symptoms are more severe. It can also cause …Read More »
Erectile Dysfunction – Root Cause, Symptoms, Treatment.
Definition Erectile dysfunction is defined as the inability to achieve and maintain a penile erection adequate for satisfactory sexual intercourse. You may have ED if you can get an erection sometimes, though not every time can get an erection, yet it does not last long enough for sex are unable …Read More »
Epilepsy – Definition, Complications, and Treatment.
Definition Epilepsy is defined as the repeated occurrence of sudden, excessive and/or synchronous discharges in cerebral cortical neurons resulting in disruption of consciousness, disturbance of sensation, movements, impairment of mental function, or some combination of these signs. Because of their sudden nature, seizures are called ictal events, from the Latin …Read More »
Eczema – Risk factors, Diagnosis, and Management.
Definition Eczema refers to a chronic inflammatory skin condition, characterized by dry skin, with patches that are red and intensely itchy. These patches of eczema may ooze, become scaly, crusted or hardened. The patients may have times when their skin is clear and other times when they have rash. It …Read More »
Endometriosis – Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention.
What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis is a common condition that affects women during the reproductive years. It occurs when normal tissue from the uterine lining, the endometrium, attaches to organs in the pelvis and begins to grow. This displaced endometrial tissue causes irritation in the pelvis that may lead to pain …Read More »
Ear Infection – Causes, Complications, and Control.
Introduction An ear infection (acute otitis media) is most often a bacterial or viral infection that affects the middle ear, the air-filled space behind the eardrum that contains the tiny vibrating bones of the ear. Children are more likely than adults to get ear infections. Ear infections frequently are painful …Read More »
Edward’s Syndrome – Definition, Manifestations, and Treatment.
Edward’s Syndrome – Definition Edward’s Syndrome is also known as Trisomy 18 (T18) or Trisomy E. It is a genetic disorder caused by the presence of all or part of an extra 18th chromosome. The majority of people with the syndrome die during the fetal stage; infants who survive experience …Read More »