A migraine is a severe headache which occurs as a result of some physiological changes in the brain. A headache can be of any type; one can not term normal head pain as a migraine headache. Some specific symptoms occur which tells that you have a migraine headache. These migraine headache symptoms can vary from person to person. A migraine normally occurs on just one side of the brain. A migraine occurs in various stages; it is not necessary you experience all of them.
Kidney stones or Nephrolithiasis or Renal Lithiasis are formed due to a buildup of minerals and salts inside the kidney. Kidney stones can be as small as sugar granule or as big as a golf ball. Kidney stones can be formed due to many causes or affect any part of the urinary tract. The kidney is a filter for blood to remove waste from the body and to make urine. If the body gets dehydrated, urine becomes more and more concentrated which facilitate the minerals to stick together and form stones. Small sized kidney stones can pass through urine, but large sized stones get stuck in the ureter and cause pain. One has to take painkillers and drink loads of water to pass kidney stones. read more
Jaundice or Icterus is a condition of an appearance of yellow coloration on skin and white part of eyes. It occurs because of the presence of bilirubin substance. Bilirubin is a yellow colored chemical which is a waste material. Bilirubin is yellow chemical in hemoglobin, the substance which is a carrier of oxygen through the body. When the RBC’s (red blood cells) break down, the body builds new blood cells to replace old ones. It remains in blood after removal of iron from hemoglobin in red blood cells. When the level of the bilirubin increases in the blood stream, it starts leaking out into surrounding tissues, making them yellow colored. The yellow color of the skin and sclerae varies according to the amount present of bilirubin in the blood stream. Bilirubin level, if become too high the yellow coloration of skin and white part of eyes converted to brown. In the human body, the liver is responsible for the filtration of waste material and also filtration of bilirubin from the blood. Once bilirubin is present in liver, it is secreted by in bile and then excreted.
According to Ayurveda, aggravation of Pitta Bio element can cause you jaundice. Increased consumption of oily, spicy, sour, salty, alkaline and too hot food can cause Pitta aggravation. The aggravated Pitta impair blood, and muscle tissues of the liver lead to blockage in channels of the liver. This results into thrown back of bile in the blood which leads to discoloration of skin and eyes. read more
Indigestion or Dyspepsia is a very common problem in today’s life because most of us eat anything without thinking, whether it will be good for digestive system or not. Indigestion is not a disease rather it is a discomfort in the stomach and upper abdomen. Ingestion is a condition of the stomach when stomach acid which is required to digest food, comes in contact with the mucosa of the digestive system. This mucosa is a protective lining of the digestive system, which breaks down when comes in contact with stomach acid. When this mucosa breaks down, this causes irritation and inflammation in the stomach with some other indigestion symptoms. It is a functional disease in which functions of stomach and small intestine get affected. Indigestion system can be different in different people. Even indigestion can be a symptom of a stomach disease. People who consume too much alcohol may get this problem, even some drugs like Aspirin or some other pain reliever, and emotion problem can also cause you Indigestion. read more
Back Pain or Backache is a universal problem; a person suffers from now or later. It might be a result of various causes. According to Ayurveda, Airy bio-element is responsible for the back pain. Human back is structured by multiple muscles, ligaments, tendons, discs( the segment of our spine are cushioned with cartilages like pends are called disc) and bones. Any problem occurs in any of these components will cause you a backache. The back pain causes can be various such as accidents, muscle strains, sports injuries, weight lifting more than ability, etc. read more
Cold is a disorder which we see often infect people 2 3 times in a year. It is a contagious disease and can spread by hand to hand touch with someone or by utensils, towels, toys or telephones. In this nose and throat get infected by a virus (mostly by rhinovirus), throat becomes sore, and nose becomes red and swollen filled with mucus. Cold cause sneezing and coughing. There are some other symptoms also, they usually appear 1 to 3 days after exposure to the cold causing virus. Signs and symptoms of cold may vary person to person include: read more
An increase in average body temperature (98.6 F or 37 degree Celsius) is termed as fever. Fever can occur to anyone at any stage. In this article, we will learn to cure fever in babies, adults and pregnancy. read more
Thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland located in front of the neck. It secretes hormones that control energy consumption by the body. When this hormonal level becomes imbalanced, it causes various problems. When this hormone level becomes too low or too high, you may experience various symptoms. When too much thyroid hormone is secreted, it’s called Hyperthyroidism, and too low hormonal secretion is known as Hypothyroidism.Thyroid disorder symptoms read more
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is an infection caused in any part of the urinary system. Urinary Tract Infection can be in kidneys, bladder, ureters and urethra. Mostly lower urinary tract bladder and urethra get infected. read more
High Blood Pressure also called Hypertension is a condition in which blood force is so high against artery walls that it may ultimately cause health issues like heart problems. It determines the amount of blood your heart pumps. The more blood heart pumps and narrower the arteries and higher the blood pressure. High blood pressure symptoms are almost none. There are very few signs. It develops very slowly with time without any symptom. But it does not mean it is harmless. It may cause several heart diseases. Uncontrolled blood pressure can cause harm to arteries. It is a very critical condition. There are mainly 2 categories: read more