What is Dandruff? Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

January 25, 2023

Dandruff is basically a mild form of seborrheic dermatitis- although not serious or contagious, dandruff can be embarrassing or difficult to treat. It is a common condition, that causes skin on the scalp to flake. These flakes are generally more visible in darker hair, or when they fall on the shoulders. They can also make […]

Cough: Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment & Conditions

January 25, 2023

Cough can be described as body’s method of responding when something is irritating the throat or airways. When some foreign object (irritant) stimulates the nerves, it sends message to brain, and brain in turn sends message to chest muscles and abdomen to push air out of lungs and force the irritants out. For consultation regarding […]

Heart Attack

January 24, 2023

Heart attack, also known as myocardial infarction, is a serious medical emergency, that happens when blood flow to heart is severely blocked or reduced. The blockage is usually due to build-up of cholesterol, fat, or other substances in the coronary arteries. Click here for more information about heart attack- by Dr. Muzafar Ali Surhio, consultant […]

Fever

January 24, 2023

Fever is a temporary increase in body temperature, usually caused by an infection. It is one of the several responses of body’s immune system. Although it can be uncomfortable, generally it is not a cause of concern in adults and goes away in a few days. In children, however, fever might indicate a serious infection […]

Dizziness

January 24, 2023

The word dizziness is used to describe a wide range of sensations, including weakness, unsteadiness, feeling shaky or faint. Dizziness meaning also includes feeling lightheaded and off-balance; however, the condition is usually not serious. The type of dizziness which creates a false feeling that your surroundings are moving, is known as vertigo. For consultation regarding […]

Vitamin D Deficiency

January 23, 2023

Vitamin D is also known as sunshine vitamin and is produced when body is exposed to sunlight. It assists in regulating amount of phosphate and calcium in the body- the nutrients required to keep teeth, muscles, and bones healthy. Vitamin D, combined with calcium, is essential for strengthening of bones. In addition, it is also […]

Headaches

January 23, 2023

Headache is pain in face or head, generally described as sharp, dull, constant, or throbbing pressure. Headaches can significantly differ in terms of location, severity, type, and frequency. It is a common condition, experienced by most people multiple times in their lives. While most headaches are not dangerous, some of them might be a sign […]

Migraine

December 30, 2022

Migraine can be described as moderate to severe headache, usually felt as throbbing or pounding pain, on one side of head. It is often accompanied by other symptoms, including increase sensitivity to sound or light and the feeling of being sick. Migraine pain is a common neurological disease, and usually starts in early adulthood. Click […]

Anxiety

December 30, 2022

Anxiety is described as a feeling of unease, fear or worry, that can range from mild to severe. While every individual has feeling of anxiety at some point in life (that is considered normal), if the feeling of anxiety is constant and starts affecting normal life, it is categorized as anxiety disorder. What is Anxiety […]

Helicobacter pylori

December 27, 2022

What is H. pylori? pylori, or Helicobacter pylori, is bacteria that causes gastritis and peptic ulcer disease. H. pylori infection is common and usually it does not cause ulcers or any other symptoms. However, these germs can cause sore, known as ulcers in the lining of upper part of small intestine or stomach after living […]