Definition of Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a condition wherein scaly, red and raised patches develop on the skin. Psoriasis is an autoimmune problem whose symptoms typically manifest on the scalp, knees or elbows although it can virtually occur anywhere in the body. People who have psoriasis say it causes a stinging, burning and itchy … Continue reading

Symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

Impulsivity, hyperactivity and inattention are classical traits one can find in children with ADD. Normal children do often manifest impulsive, hyperactive or inattentive traits; however, children with ADD tend to exhibit these traits more often and more severely. A child exhibiting six or more symptoms of ADD for about half … Continue reading

Eczema symptoms

Itch – The primary symptom of eczema is itch. Since itching is a symptom shared by almost all kinds of skin condition, it is classified as an essential symptom and not a unique symptom when diagnosing eczema.

Interestingly, medical science still is not fully certain what truly causes itching; however, … Continue reading

Osteoarthritis Prevention

Here are some ways to help with osteoarthritis prevention.

Stay on or Strive for Your Ideal Weight

Walking can exert pressure on the knee about 4.5 times the person’s body weight.  This implies that if you are 10 pounds excess your ideal weight, the force on the knee will be … Continue reading

Menopause Coping and Support

Some of the symptoms of menopause are not experienced by many menopausal women. However, if they do, here are some ways to cope well with them.

Stay cool – Stay cool in order to avoid night sweats and hot flashes. These two are the most common symptoms of women under … Continue reading

Causes of Attention Deficit Disorder

Medical science still is in the dark as to what really causes attention deficit disorder or ADD although signs have shown that genes may play a part in the development of this condition.  As with other diseases, ADD can arise from a number of factors.  Besides genetics, scientists are focusing … Continue reading

Symptoms of Bronchitis

A harsh cough is one clear symptom of bronchitis. Sometimes the cough will expel out yellowish mucus but oftentimes it will be a dry one. Your coughing may persist many weeks after the bronchitis has gone. The hard coughing can also cause your stomach muscles and chest to feel sore.… Continue reading

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Coping and Support

When you live with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) you will need effective coping techniques that will help you better control this problem everyday. Although no permanent cure is available for IBS, many treatments are available in the market.

In order to effectively control your symptoms, you will need to know … Continue reading

Causes of Bronchitis

Bacterial and viral infections are the two causes of bronchitis infection. Viral bronchitis is the more common form of bronchitis infection. Virus causing this condition is spread out when someone with bronchitis sneezes or coughs.

When the virus is spread through cough or sneezing, they are contained in tiny droplets … Continue reading

Attention Deficit Disorder Treatments and Drugs

The goals of current treatment of attention deficit disorder or attention deficit/hyperactive disorder (ADHD) are to improve functioning and reducing the symptoms of ADHD. Treatments include medicines, certain forms of psychotherapy, training and education or other forms and combinations of treatments.

Medicines

The most commonly used forms of drug for … Continue reading