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Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans Prognosis

       Cancer - a life threatening disease. It is an autoimmune disease, where some of the body cell grow out of body's control and spread throughout the body. These abnormal body cells start destruction of normal body cell.       Cancer is due to some genetic changes in DNA structure of body. The normal body cells have a life span , but when there are such type of changes in DNA, these body cells do not die, rather they grow up and disturb the function of normally working cells.       There are some common cancers such as Lung cancer, skin cancer, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, bladder cancer, etc. There are some rare cancers also, that do not occur in general, and they may have no spreading speed as these common cancers have.  Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, is one of the rare type sarcoma.        Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is generally a flesh colored or reddish purplish colored firm patch of skin. It occurs generally in the middle layer of skin. From there, it c

Hyponatremia may be life threatening !!

          Sodium is one of the major mineral in our body that helps in fluid and electrolyte balance. In our body, it helps to transfer signals from cell to cell. It controls body's extracellular and intracellular fluid and electrolyte balance. In extracellular fluid about 20 to 23 mg Sodium is present in our body, about the similar amount in intracellular fluid, and remaining in skeleton and other tissues, therefore the total sodium content in adult is about 90 to 95 mg.                 It is distributed unequally within the two main body compartments i.e. intracellular ( in the cell) compartment and extracellular compartment. When this amount of  Sodium  in fluids outside the cell goes below normal levels, water moves inside the cells, and cells swells and electrolyte balance is disturbed. Normally, intracellular  Sodium  concentration is 12mmol/L and extracellular  Sodium  concentration is about 140mmol/L.              The absorption of sodium is generally occur in small gut or

COPD(Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) treat with Homoeopathy

               The condition COPD i.e. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. The disease is treatable and also known with other names like Emphysema or Chronic Bronchitis. The condition is generally characterized with inflammation of bronchi and / or air sacs get filled with fluid. It is due to inflammation or damage to lung tissue.                 Generally the cause of the disease is smoking, those who are exposed to some poisonous gases or fumes for a long time can have this disease, but the people who do not smoke can be affected. It covers one third of global burden of health issue. According to WHO about three millions of deaths are recorded due to COPD.                The condition disturbs the daily routine of the affected people. It causes breathlessness and this divert their mind from their work or studies. They may have associate disorders like heart disease, musculoskeletal dis-functioning or bone diseases like osteoporosis, etc., further more lung cancer, or depression ma

Sinusitis!!! easy with Homoeopathy

          Sinus is cavity or sac in organ or tissue of our body. This may be due to some derangement in function or destruction of that tissue, but not always. The Paranasal sinuses are natural and anatomically structured in our body. Commonly the word refers to only Paranasal sinus, that are found in face bones or skull of our body.               Other sinuses in the body are-  Dural venous sinus Asterial sinus Other includes -  Coronary sinus Renal sinus Costodiaphragmatic sinus Lymphatic spaces In this article, we will see the structure, function pathophysiology, clinical picture, home remedies, Homoeopathic treatment, about Paranasal sinuses. Structure -  Paranasal sinuses are four pairs of hollow cavities. These are Maxillary sinus, Frontal sinus, Ethmoid sinus, Sigmoid sinus. These four pairs are situated in skull bone like in cheekbone, Ethmoid bone, eye orbit etc., bilaterally. These sacs are filled with inhaled air through nose as they are connected to nose. The cavity is inte

Foul (bad smelling) burps a common problem !!

Omg! what a bad smelling burps!!      Many times patient come with this complaint that he/she has very bad smelling like rotten egg, burps. This happens when they have digestive problems like heavy meal, over eating throughout the day, or had eaten uncooked or improperly cooked food. This is also called as Sulfur burps.     First of all we will see what is burping. Burping is also called as belching or eructation. In the process of digestion, some gases get released and when this excess wind is released from stomach through mouth we have belching, and this is normal and very common condition. It is normally considered as a healthy sign that your stomach can release gas during the process of digestion, and your body can expel it out through mouth. When the person finds it difficult to burp, there is bloating of his abdomen and this may be painful or causing some discomfort to the person. So, after full meal, if a person has one or two or sometimes three four burps it is normal and heal