What is Bowel Incontinence? Bowel Incontinence – also called fecal incontinence – is the term used when bowel movements cannot be controlled. Stool (feces/waste/poop) leaks out of the rectum when you don’t want it too, which means not during planned bathroom breaks. This leakage occurs with or without your knowledge. …Read More »
Dressler Syndrome – Symptoms, Causes, and Diagnosis.
What is Dressler syndrome? Dressler syndrome is a type of pericarditis, which is the inflammation of the sac around the heart (pericardium). It’s also called post-pericardiotomy syndrome, post-myocardial infarction syndrome, or post-cardiac injury syndrome. This is because the condition typically occurs after a heart surgery, myocardial infarction (heart attack), or …Read More »
Myofascial Pain Syndrome – Causes, Complications and Prevention.
Description Myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) is a fancy way to describe muscle pain. It refers to pain and inflammation in the body’s soft tissues. MPS is a chronic condition that affects the fascia (connective tissue that covers the muscles). It may involve either a single muscle or a muscle group. …Read More »
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) – Definition and Prevention
What is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome? Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden and unexplained death of a baby younger than 1-year-old. A diagnosis of SIDS is made if the baby’s death remains unexplained even after a death scene investigation, an autopsy and a review of the clinical history. …Read More »
Radial Tunnel Syndrome (RTS) – Overview and Treatment.
Radial Tunnel Syndrome – Overview Radial Tunnel Syndrome, also known as Radial Nerve Entrapment, is a condition that occurs when the radial nerve that runs beside the bones and muscle of the forearm and elbow becomes compressed. The increased pressure on the radial nerve can cause pain in the lateral …Read More »
Overactive Bladder Syndrome (OAB)- Definition and Prevention.
Definition Overactive bladder Syndrome is a health condition that causes a variety of symptoms, many of which can cause feelings of embarrassment. Dealing with these symptoms can sometimes cause you to want to isolate yourself or limit your social and work life activities to avoid feeling uncomfortable. The most common …Read More »
Ramsay Hunts Syndrome – Description, Complications, and Treatment.
Description Ramsay hunts syndrome (RHS) is a very rare disorder caused by the varicella-zoster virus. It is the virus that causes chickenpox and shingles. RHS is the outbreak of shingles which occurs on the facial nerves that are near the inner ear. After this, the facial nerve becomes swollen, irritated …Read More »
Tourette’s Syndrome – Risk Factors, Complications, and Treatment.
Definition Tourette’s syndrome is a nervous system problem with tics like vocalization (vocal tic) and repetitive movements of muscles (motor tic). In particular, a person may frequently blink their eyes, babble offensive words, blurts out unusual sounds. Tics generally appears in kids between 2 – 15 years old, mostly in …Read More »