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Management of angina

Angina is a type of chest pain caused by insufficient supply of oxygen to the heart. When the demand of oxygen of the heart is greater than the supply, the coronary flow of blood is reduced and causes chest pain. Angina is usually a symptom of coronary heart disease. Causes of angina Excessive smoking High […]

How to treat orthostatic hypotension

Orthostatic hypotension is a drop in the blood pressure that arises upon standing from seated or lying position. With orthostatic hypotension, there is dizziness or lightheadedness or the person may even faint. Orthostatic hypotension is usually mild, lasting for only a few seconds to minutes after standing, but this condition can be a symptom of […]

Treatment for costochondritis

Costochondritis or chest wall pain develops when then cartilage found between the rib and breastbone becomes inflamed and swollen. Costochondritis causes chest wall pain and tenderness since the affected cartilage is driven in the front of the rib cage. Women are more susceptible to this condition than men. Causes of costochondritis Repeated trauma to the […]

How to treat juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis is a type of arthritis usually common in children. The condition results to pain, swelling, unexplained rash and stiffness of the joints. Some forms of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis can result to serious complications such as problems with growth and inflammation of the eyes. Causes of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis happens […]

How to relieve tiredness

Tiredness is also called as fatigue or weariness in which there is lack of energy or motivation. Physical and mental conditions can cause tiredness, infections and sleep disorders. Feeling tired once in while after performing strenous work is normal, but feeling tired and fatigued all the time even without doing any activities can be an […]

How to deal with a barometric pressure headache

A barometric pressure headache is triggered by changes in the pressure of the atmosphere. The barometric pressure is air pressure which changes depending on the weather condition or altitude. The headaches can be classified into non-migraine and migraine-type which depends on the symptoms and sensitivity of pain which varies from person to person. It also […]

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 […]