Archive | May, 2016

Hay fever

Hay fever is an allergic reaction. It is the immune system reaction to foreign material in the air. Hay fever is also triggered by outdoor allergens such as mold and pollens. Hay fever affects both men and women and usually seasonal but can last for years if the allergen remains throughout the year. Spring and […]

Elbow conditions: What is thrower’s elbow?

Thrower’s elbow or medial epicondylitis involves inflammation of the medial epicondyle of the elbow which is strikingly parallel to tennis elbow. Thrower’s elbow develops when there is damage to the muscles, bones, tendons and ligaments around the joint of the elbow and the forearm. The throwing movement will cause the structures on the medial side or […]

Indigestion

Indigestion is also called dyspepsia or an upset stomach which causes discomfort in the upper abdomen. Indigestion is a symptom that can be experienced along with abdominal pain and feeling of fullness after eating. Indigestion can be felt occasionally or can be felt every day. Indigestion can also be caused by certain underlying diseases. Symptoms […]