Diseases & Conditions

Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous tumors that develop within the muscular walls of the uterus. While there hasn’t been a single identified cause for the formation of these fibroids, both estrogen and progesterone contribute to their growth. This also means that a...
Whether it's excess estrogen, too little progesterone or untimely metabolism of both by the liver, endometriosis is an extremely painful condition. An over-the-counter painkiller may not always be a feasible option to get rid of the pain, but yoga will definitely...
With the recent outbreak of Escherichia coli (E. coli) from contaminated romaine lettuce, we're reminded of just how serious an E. coli infection can be and how rapidly it can spread. An outbreak like this also tends to remind us...
Testicular cancer doesn't get talked about much because it is not as common as some of the other types of cancers. That said, testicular cancer does happen to be the most common cancer among males between the ages of...
The average person consumes 152 pounds of sugar per year, making diseases like diabetes and obesity a growing epidemic. Because of this, serious health conditions like low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) often become less discussed. The truth is that low blood sugar...
Believe it or not, the world of ailments is seemingly infinite. Here's a list of 10 medical conditions that are both surprising and bizarre. Emotional Collapse Syndrome Popularly known as cataplexy, this syndrome defines a quick and spontaneous episode of muscle weakness, which...
The hormonal changes that a woman goes through during menopause often result in a variety of physical and physiological effects. Along with moodiness, irritability, fatigue and an inability to concentrate, they also suffer from hot flashes and night sweats. Avoid...
Have everyday tasks become a tedious and difficult chore? Do you feel you’re always tired, no matter how much you rest or sleep? These signs could indicate a case of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). As with any other chronic illness,...
Popularly christened 'Liquid Sunshine' because of its chlorophyll content, wheatgrass has gained considerable popularity in recent times. Loaded with 90 minerals, including calcium, magnesium, potassium, essential enzymes and 19 amino acids, this wonder herb can significantly improve your health. Here are six...
Mostly known for its skin and hair benefits, castor oil has more therapeutic advantages that many of us are aware of. Here are five such uses.

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