Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is a genetic disorder wherein clusters of cysts develop in the kidneys. The cysts are noncancerous fluid-filled sacs that can grow very large and result in serious complications.
When a patient is diagnosed with cervical cancer or precancerous cells there are several different surgical options that a patient may be presented with. It is important to be informed about all options in order to make the best decision for your health.
The colon, or large intestine, is a long hollow tube at the bottom of the digestive tract. Colorectal polyps are small clumps of cells that form on the lining of the colon. Most polyps are harmless, but over time, certain types of polyps can develop into cancer, which, if left undetected, can be fatal.
Radon gas is a dangerous element that can be harming your body, specifically your lungs, without you even knowing it. Unfortunately many people will not know they are suffering from exposure until they have severe damage or cancer of the lungs. It is important to understand what radon is and its role it plays in lung cancer.
Losing Weight Takes Commitment, and a Plan of Action There are many reasons why the beginning of a new year is the most popular time for setting weight loss goals. Weight loss is ranked as the number one New Year's resolution among Americans. Considering that many American's resolve to lose weight in the New Year and 78.6 million are obese, less than one third are successful at achieving their goals. Losing weight not only takes commitment, but also a plan of action.
Many people suffer from allergic reactions to a broad spectrum of things. Food allergies and plant related allergies are some of the most common and most frequent causes of allergic reactions. Contact dermatitis from the skins reaction to an allergen is often a nuisance; however it is also the most treatable.
There are approximately 160 bursae in the human body. These tiny, fluid-filled sacs cushion pressure, reduce friction and lubricate points between bones, tendons and muscles. When these sacs become inflamed due to overuse, injury or infection, movement or pressure can become painful. This condition is known as bursitis.
Arthritic conditions are distinguished by red, swollen joints and inflamed connective tissues such as cartilage, synovial tissue, and tendons. Other rheumatic diseases are considered autoimmune diseases, meaning that the body’s immune system is attacking parts of the body.