Parasomnias – Types, Causes, Epidemiology and Treatment

Definition Parasomnias are a group of sleep disorders marked by unusual actions, activities, or physiological events that occur during sleep or sleep-wake transitions. Parasomnias are divided according to the sleep phase in which the symptoms occur, either rapid eye movement (REM) or non-REM (NREM). Symptoms may include simple or complex …

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Palmar Hyperhidrosis – Description, Management, and Prevention.

Description Excessive, uncontrollable sweating of the hands or palms, is called palmar hyperhidrosis. This medical condition is an extremely stressful, embarrassing, and confidence-wrecking problem. From ruined paperwork to slippery handshakes, sweaty palms can negatively impact your social life, education, and career. It’s proven and published that palmar hyperhidrosis has the most …

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Pericarditis – Types, Causes and Treatment

Definition Pericarditis is an inflammation of the pericardium. It is usually acute – it develops suddenly and may last up to several months. The condition usually clears up after 3 months, but sometimes attacks can come and go for years. When you have pericarditis, the membrane around your heart is …

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