Health ailments affect all of us, but sometimes those problems hide, and they remain unnoticed over the course of some time, until they become serious enough to cause major complications. By staying educated about some of the associated symptoms of those ailments, we can protect our health, and stay functioning in our everyday lives.
Lupus is a disease that does not discriminate. In fact, many people who have lupus do not realize that they have it until the disease has progressed.
Streptococcal pharyngitis, commonly known as strep throat, is a bacterial infection caused by Streptococcus pyogenes (or group A streptococcus). Anyone can get strep throat, but it’s most common in children between the ages of 5 and 15.
The liver is an extremely important organ that plays a role in numerous functions in the body. It detoxifies, regulates hormones, takes part in protein synthesis and more. Therefore, it’s no surprise that when this organ begins to fail, many problems occur within the body.
Diabetes is a widespread disease that involves either the lack of insulin production (Type 1 Diabetes) or an inability of the body to use insulin, known as insulin resistance (Type 2 Diabetes). Insulin is a vital hormone secreted by the beta cells of an organ called the pancreas.
Meningitis is an infection that affects the meninges, the protective membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord. It can be caused by bacterial, viral, or (in rare cases) fungal infections.
Menopause is not a sudden event, but it is a natural process of change that women in their 40s or 50s experience. It’s a phase in a woman’s life that often brings about mixed emotions.