Diabetes: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Diabetes: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Diabetes, often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus, describes a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood glucose (blood sugar), either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the body’s cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both. Patients with high blood sugar will typically experience polyuria (frequent urination),…

Uterine Fibroids: All you need to know

Uterine Fibroids: All you need to know

Fibroids are abnormal growths that develop in or on a woman’s uterus. Sometimes these tumors become quite large and cause severe abdominal pain and heavy periods. In other cases, they cause no signs or symptoms at all. The growths are typically benign, or noncancerous.Fibroids are also known by the following names: leiomyomas myomas uterine myomas…

Migraine

Migraine

What Is Migraine? Migraine is a chronic disorder characterized by recurrent severe headaches that can last up to 72 hours.The headache is often unilateral (one sided). Associated symptoms may include nausea, increased sensitivity to light and sound, and aura. Migraines are more common in women, and may possibly be related to fluctuating hormone levels. Certain…

Peptic ulcer

Peptic ulcer

What is Ulcer? Ulcers is simply a WOUND on the stomach’s lining or an OPEN SORE on the external or internal surface of the body, CAUSED by a BREAK in skin or mucous membrane which fails to heal. Ulcers range from PAINFUL sores in the mouth to BED sores and serious LESIONS of the STOMACH or intestine. STOMACH ULCERS are a type of…

Stroke

Stroke

Stroke occur when the supply of blood to the brain is either interrupted or reduced. When this happens, the brain does not get enough oxygen or nutrients, and brain cells start to die. World-wide approximately 40 percent of people who die from stroke are males, with 60 percent of deaths occurring in females. According to the…

Epilepsy and the role of glutathione

Epilepsy and the role of glutathione

What is Epilepsy? Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disorder characterized by brain seizures, resulting from abnormal neuronal activity in the brain. Often the seizures will occur spontaneously, however sometimes certain precipitants can trigger a seizure. Examples of triggers for epilepsy may include emotional stress, air pollution, sleep deprivation, medications, alcohol and radiation. These are all factors…

Effects of Glutathione on Sickle Cell

Effects of Glutathione on Sickle Cell

What is sickle cell anemia?Sickle cell anemia, or sickle cell disease (SCD), is a genetic disease of the red blood cells (RBCs). Normally, RBCs are shaped like discs, which gives them the flexibility to travel through even the smallest blood vessels. However, with this disease, the RBCs have an abnormal crescent shape resembling a sickle….

Allergy

Allergy

Allergies are among the most common chronic conditions worldwide. Allergy symptoms range from making you miserable to putting you at risk for life-threatening reactions. According to the leading experts in allergy, an allergic reaction begins in the immune system. Our immune system protects us from invading organisms that can cause illness. If you have an…