People with nonallergic rhinitis have a runny and blocked nose that is not getting better. If these symptoms occur repeatedly, the inside layers of the nose swell because of the expanding of the blood vessels. Moreover, the mucus glands in the nose get stimulated causing a drippy congested nose. Nonallergic rhinitis is a common problem that affects both children and adults, and its symptoms are familiar to those of allergic rhinitis (hay ... more
Peanut allergy is common in the first years of life. An allergic reaction to peanuts could range from a minor irritation to anaphylaxis, which is a life-threatening reaction. While several children outgrow allergies to other foods like milk or eggs, most kids do not outgrow peanut allergy as they get older. Even people who have had only a mild reaction in the past might be in danger of a stronger reaction in future. So when a child or adult ... more
The sudden and involuntary contraction of one or more of the muscles is known as a muscle cramp. Intense pain can be caused by muscle cramps and one becomes temporarily unable to use the affected muscles.
Overuse of muscles and dehydration during physical activity in warm weather are common causes of muscle cramps. Muscle cramps may be caused by some medications and certain medical conditions as well.
Usually, muscle cramps can be ... more
A traumatic event could trigger post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) which is a kind of anxiety disorder. This condition usually takes place when a person witnesses something that results in intense fear, horror or helplessness.
Several people who are involved in traumatic events have a brief period of hard time adjusting and coping. Although Such traumatic responses often improve with time and healthy coping techniques. Sometimes, ... more
Spinal stenosis is a condition in which one or more areas in the spine become narrowed. This condition usually occurs in the upper or lower back. The spinal cord or the nerves that branch out from the compressed areas may be pressurized due to this narrowing.
Problems with bladder or bowel function, a loss of sensation in the extremities, or cramping, pain or numbness in the neck, shoulders, back, arms or legs may be caused by spinal ... more
Just like women, men also have breast tissue that can undergo cancerous changes. Any man can develop breast cancer despite the fact that women are about 100 times more likely to get breast cancer. Between the ages of 60 and 70, male breast cancer is most common.
The prognosis for breast cancer in men is the same as for breast cancer in women. Male breast cancer used to be diagnosed at a more advanced stage, which may have led ... more