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10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s or another dementia. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. There are 10 warning signs and symptoms. Every individual may experience one …

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What is obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and what are its symptoms?

What is obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and what are its symptoms? Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that is characterized by the sufferer experiencing repeated obsessions and/or compulsions that interfere with the person’s ability to function socially, occupationally, or educationally, either as a result of the amount of …

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wht is eczema?

Eczema is a term for different types of skin inflammation (dermatitis). The symptoms of eczema commonly include itchy, reddened, dry skin. Many things can cause this type of skin irritation such as dryness, soaps and detergents, cleaning products, rubber gloves and even cosmetic lotions and creams. Since the skin is …

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What are anorexia symptoms and signs (psychological and behavioral)?

behavioral)?What are anorexia symptoms and signs (psychological and Anorexia can have dangerous psychological and behavioral effects on all aspects of an individual’s life and can affect other family members as well. The individual can become seriously underweight, which can lead to depression and social withdrawal. The individual can become irritable …

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Woman and Depression

Woman and Depression Statistics suggest that women are more likely to suffer from a depressive illness than men. Two out of three patients in hospitals with such disorders are women, and most of them are married. The propotions are the same among those seen by doctors but not admitted to …

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depression in child

depression in childDepression is one of the most common psychological/psychiatric disorders. It affects a person’s overall energy, mood, expressions of emotion and behavior. I t was generally thought that children could not become depressed. Now researchers recognize that children, like everyone else, are not immune from this insidious and dangerous …

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heart attack

Heart attack This factsheet is for people who have had a heart attack (myocardial infarction or coronary thrombosis), or who would like information about it. A heart attack happens when a coronary artery (a blood vessel that supplies the heart with blood) carrying oxygen-rich blood to heart muscle is blocked. …

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Heart failure

Heart failureHeart failure is a term used to describe the condition when the heart becomes less efficient at pumping blood and is therefore unable to meet the demands of the body. About heart failureHeart failure is a result of damage to your heart muscle that can’t be repaired. This damage …

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Heart valve disease

Heart valve disease Heart valve disease is when one or more valves in your heart aren’t working fully and blood doesn’t flow through your heart as it should. Heart valve disease is also known as valve disease or valvular heart disease. About heart valve diseaseHeart valve disease can put extra …

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Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation What Is It?SymptomsDiagnosisExpected DurationPrevention TreatmentWhen To Call a ProfessionalPrognosis  What Is It? Atrial fibrillation is a type of cardiac arrhythmia, which is an abnormal heart rate or rhythm. Atrial fibrillation causes a rapid and irregular heartbeat, during which the upper two chambers of the heart that receive blood (the …

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