Osteoporosis is a progressive systemic disease. It is characterized by decreased in bone mass and bone tissue resulting in bone fragility and increased susceptibility to fractures. More than 40 million American women’s and 14 million men’s are at higher risk for developing osteoporosis. 60 million American people will develop osteoporosis, in the year of 2020. The … [Read more...] about Types of Osteoporosis| Their Causes and Tips for prevention
Vitamin D is one of the oil soluble vitamins in the body. It itself is not active but is instead converted by successive reactions into calcitriol an active metabolite in the liver and the kidneys. The life span of latter is few days while that of prior i.e vitamin D is few months. So one may not fall short of this vitamin levels so easily. But now a days the risk of … [Read more...] about Vitamin D Deficiency Symptoms & Effects
"Anaemia is an+aemia (no+blood) a condition where in there is decreased oxygen carrying capacity by the blood". Red blood cells are those which carry oxygen to different body regions. They have an iron pigment namely haemoglobin to do that. RBC's per deciliter of blood is kept constant to aid proper respiration. When RBC count per mm of blood falls, we experience … [Read more...] about 8 Types of Anemia | Based on Morphology & Causes
Digestive system is one of the important organ systems in the body. It can be described as a complex, partly self controlled, essential systems in the body. A complex system as it has many organs with distinct and specific functions. Self controlled as it has its own enteric nervous system controlling it partly besides central nervous system. Every part like buccal … [Read more...] about Disorders of Digestive System| Possible Remedial Measures
Diseases are many and with time even more diseases come up. There are many new diseases which appeared in recent century and scientists are busy in recognizing them and also giving suitable names. Hence deadly diseases like AIDS, Hepatitis were not even know or heard in 19th century but now they are widespread. Similarly some diseases have been eradicated from the … [Read more...] about 22 Types of Diseases that Affect the Human body
Sitting for long is found to be a health risk. It is equivalent to smoking as per some research studies. The reason is that those who sit for long tend to get health disorders like cancer, cardiovascular diseases etc. Further there are reports that those who sit more are prone to depression. This sitting is said to be more problematic in those who do not exercise daily. Yet … [Read more...] about Dangers of sitting too long & How to Over Come it.
Alzheimer's is described as a progressive, age related neuro-degenerative disorder. It is the most common cause of loss of memory in the elderly persons. The incidence of disease is raising and the age of onset period is going towards early age. So it might be quiet possible that the Alzheimer signs may appear at early age. Progression of Alzheimer's is very gradual and … [Read more...] about Progression of Alzheimers: 4 Stages & Their Symptoms
Cough is a protective reflex of the respiratory system. It occurs as normal physiological process and also sometimes due to disease condition. Why do we cough? Cough is intended to expel anything by force of air out of the respiratory tract. Cough is a natural phenomenon and everyone including animals coughs some time or other as part of normal body physiology and … [Read more...] about Types of cough | Reasons for Dry & Wet cough