What is Arthritis?

Arthritis is often referred to as a single disease. Arthritis is a medical terminology that is used to encompass numerous medical conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system, specifically joints where two or more bones meet. Arthritis is defined as the inflammation of a joint and it is usually accompanied by pain, swelling, and stiffness and … Read moreWhat is Arthritis?

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What are Tapeworm Infections

Tapeworm is a term that is used to describe a group of parasitic worms that live in the intestine of animals as well as humans. Tapeworms belong to a branch of platyhelminths known as the cestodes. They are highly specialized parasites. Common species of tapeworms that infect the human intestine Tapeworm infection of the intestine … Read moreWhat are Tapeworm Infections

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What is Bursitis

Bursitis is defined as inflammation of a bursa. Bursae are small sacs which are located in the area between two adjoining structures. These adjoining structures are usually muscles, tendons and bones. The bursae are filled with a customized fluid. This fluid acts as a cushion and provides a cushioning effect necessary for movement and pressure. … Read moreWhat is Bursitis

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Causes of Arrhythmias

An Arrhythmia is defined as an irregular heartbeat. Working of the Circulatory System The circulatory system is made up of the heart, arteries and veins. Arteries are blood vessels that carry the purified or oxygenated blood from the heart to the cells and the organs of the body. The cells use the oxygen from this … Read moreCauses of Arrhythmias

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What is Arryhthmia?

Arrhythmia is defined as an irregular heartbeat. Depending on a person’s age and level of fitness, the heart beats (on average) between 60 and 100 times every minute. Heart rates can also be irregular. Almost everyone experiences a palpitation occasionally. This may be the result of a very brief period of irregular heartbeat. Arrhythmias and … Read moreWhat is Arryhthmia?

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Parasites – A Real Health Problem

Parasites are more common than you know. They are everywhere and maybe in everyone. It is believed that every human may be hosting one or more parasites in them and not even know it. I found this very interesting video that I would like to share with you. The video talks about how common parasites … Read moreParasites – A Real Health Problem

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Causes of Tapeworm Infections in Humans

Tapeworm infection of the intestine occurs when people eat raw, undercooked meat like beef, pork or even freshwater fish. Tapeworms belong to a branch of platyhelminths known as the cestodes. They are highly specialized parasites. Some of the common causes of tapeworm infections in humans are as follows: 1. Taenia saginata or beef tapeworm. 2. … Read moreCauses of Tapeworm Infections in Humans

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