Thumb Joint Pain

The thumb joint is susceptible to different kinds of injuries, which can eventually cause severe stabbing pain at the right, left, upper and lower parts of the thumb. Besides injury, other medical conditions can also lead to chronic pain, dull feeling and tingling sensation to the affected areas such as peripheral nerve compression, peripheral artery disease and metacarpal fractures. Get to know more about this painful condition by checking out its causes, treatments and symptoms.Thumb Joint Pain...

Muscle Pain

Muscle pain is the kind of pain often experienced by the human body when the muscles of the body are overused or over-stretched. It can involve more than one muscle and even tendons, ligaments and internal organs. Therefore, muscle pain can be the indicator of many kinds of diseases that the human body might be infected with. The common muscle pain symptoms include a dull to sharp ache of the muscles whenever it is voluntarily moved or involuntarily functioning. Sometimes, involuntarily actions such...

Rib Pain

Rib pain is a very difficult experience for patients considering the severe and stabbing pain that usually goes with it. This medical condition significantly affects the lower, upper, left and right portions of the rib, causing a shooting pain, a tingling sensation and a dull feeling in the affected areas. However, patients can easily reduce the discomforts brought about by this problem if they are equipped with the proper knowledge and right information regarding its symptoms, causes as well as...

Rheumatic Disease

Rheumatic heart disease is a disorder in which the heart valves are permanently damaged by a bout of rheumatic fever. Read more

Pneumonia Symptoms

Pneumonia refers to an inflammatory condition of one or both the lungs. It can occur due to various causes such as  virus, bacteria, fungi, parasites, infections or physical or chemical injury to the lungs.Signs and Symptoms of Pneumonia The following include the signs ans symptoms of pneumonia.During the initial stages, the patient may experience symptoms similar to common cold such as sneezing, coughing, having a sore throat and so on. This could be followed by high fever with chills and...

Hangover Remedy

A hangover is typically experienced the next morning, after a night of heavy drinking. It refers to the unpleasant physiological consequences of excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages.  The symptoms of a hangover usually include one or more of the following:headache sensitivity to light and sound nausea diarrhea increased heart rate and blood pressure fatigue lethargy anxiety sometimes, depression thirstHypoglycemia (abnormal glucose levels), dehydration, acetaldehyde (product of...

OCD Treatment

What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder? Experts once thought that obsessive compulsive disorder or OCD is very difficult to treat. OCD is a kind of anxiety disorder where those who suffer from it are characteristically obsessed with repeated behaviors. Those who suffer from this illness will have these repetitive compulsions to the point that these behaviors already interfere with their daily lives.Compulsions vs. Obsessions Obsessions, in the context of this illness, refer to impulses, ideas, and...

Symptoms of a Torn Rotator Cuff

The shoulder is the most mobile part of the body. It is supported with tensile muscles that are meant to provide stability and mobility to the shoulder. The rotator cuff muscles are important groups of tendons attached to the shoulder. Injury to these muscles results to symptoms of torn rotator cuff. It is important to determine the proper symptoms of torn rotator cuff to obtain proper diagnosis and treatment to the condition.It is notable to know that the shoulder needs muscular support being...

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