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Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans Prognosis

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       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

Carple Tunnel Syndrome

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         If you have tingling in your hands, numbness in fingers, pain in hand while handling the objects, then check it out if it sign of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Let us see what is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.                  The carpal Tunnel is a narrow passage about one inch in your wrist joint. Two sides of the tunnel and the base is formed by the wrist bones. The upper part or roof is made with the ligament, called as transverse carpal ligament.     Through this tunnel, your median nerve passes in the hand. When this nerve compresses in the tunnel, it gives some pathological symptoms. This nerve provides sensory and motor functions to some part of forearm, wrist and hand.  Causes Of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - There are many factors that can cause this carpal tunnel syndrome.     Diabetes Mellitus - One cause is the cause of many diseases, and that is Diabetes mellitus. In many patients with Diabetes mellitus, show the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. This may happens when high leve

Iron Deficiency Anemia

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 What Is Anemia ?      When you have low count of healthy red blood cell, and low range of hemoglobin, the condition is termed as anemia. Low serum iron can causes this condition.      Hemoglobin is a type of protein that has Oxygen carrying capacity. It carries Oxygen from lungs and supplies it to various cells of your body. And carbon dioxide from cells to lungs.     When a patient suffers from  iron deficiency anemia, the condition is also called as Nutritional anemia, or anemia from nutritional disorder. Food source of Iron -      When you go for animal food source, these are meat, egg yolk, tuna fish, shellfish, liver, etc.       For vegans, the vegetable food source include spinach, pumpkin seeds, legumes including beans, peas, soy, lentils(pulses that are cooked before eating). Nuts including cashew nuts, almonds, etc.    Similarly fruits like pomegranate, oranges, guava, amla, sweet corn etc., that contains, vitamin c also recommended to help synthesis of iron in body. What Ar

Pian In Lower Abdomen

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     Pain in abdomen can be sudden acute or slow and increasing in its intensity. This type of pain can be helpful to diagnose the condition. Similarly, various characteristics such as lightening type of pain, dull aching pain, cramps, etc., also help to diagnose condition and find out the cause of the abdominal pain. Abdominal  Quadrants -      Your abdomen is divided virtually in nine compartments called abdominal  quadrants. Right upper (right hypocondrium), Left upper ( left hypocondrium), Middle upper (epigastrium), Middle right (right lumber), Middle left(left lumber), central (umbilical), Lowe right (right iliac fossa or right inguinal region ), Lower left(left iliac  fossa or left inguinal region ) and Lower middle(hypo gastric ).     According to the organs situated in these various quadrants, the pain differs and the diagnosis, too. Lower abdomen contain Right and Left inguinal and hypo gastric regions.  Organs In Lower Abdomen -      In the right inguinal region, the organs

Some Amazing Benefits Of Turmeric

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    Turmeric, we use as spice comes from the root of plant Curcuma Longa, that belongs to ginger family.  Turmeric is used as medicine since ancient time in Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine, etc.       Turmeric plant is a perennial herb that reaches upto 1 meter of height. Leaves are arranged in  two row in alternate pattern.       Turmeric is more effective spice with nutritional supplement. It provides a slightly pungent smell, and mustards like earthy aroma, when used in cooking.      Turmeric contains a bioactive compound, curcumin, has medicinal property. It is difficult to absorb this compound by your body, therefore turmeric if consumed with black pepper, it helps to absorb and metabolise this curcumin compound .   Some health benefits of Turmeric are listed below - The curcumin compound has antioxidants and anti-inflammatory property.  It may also help to tackle with some of mental disorders such as depression. The curcumin may help to control blood sugar level. It may he

Text Neck Syndrome Treatment

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     What Is Text Neck Syndrome?       Mobile phone is now a part of our life. Repetitive use of your smart mobile phone, make you bend  your neck forward for long period. This forward bending of neck for a longer period may cause Text Neck Syndrome.           This is being a growing health condition may resulting in stress injury to neck and shoulder. This is not new posture as smart phone is invented, but when reading book, drawing, even while sewing the people use the same position may cause such type of condition.      Mobile users are more than book readers, and therefore the "text neck" is seen more in them. This position always cause pain in neck and shoulder and sometimes may cause headache.     Your healthy spine can easily bear the weight of your head though it weighs about 5kg. But when you lean forward, the neck muscles and cervical vertebrae have to stress to balance the position. This may cause pain, and if the condition becomes chronic then may cause damage.   

Pomegranate for skin health

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      Pomegranates are appreciated worldwide, as evidence keeps upgrading their healing and health-promoting properties. The significance of pomegranate in many countries where they have been cultivated since ancient times is multifold.       Since ancient times, people have turned to pomegranate for its lots of medicinal properties. From being used to treat sore throat to curing heart-related problems, the uses of pomegranate in fighting ailments and diseases are immense.       The popularity of this awesome fruit is on the rise throughout the world. Many people begin to recognize the numerous nutritional benefits of consuming pomegranates.          These Pomegranates are tasty and their seeds ( called arils) are perfect for tossing in salads, stirring into yogurt, garnishing various dishes or cocktails. They hold the innumerable number of health and beauty benefits that we can easily rely on for long-term health benefits.      Pomegranates are rich in antioxidants and thus protect ou

Optimum Nutrition Whey Protein

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     What is whey Protein?      Milk contains two main proteins. One is casein and another is Whey. Casein is phosphoprotein, and is essential amino acid for infants of mammals. It binds calcium and phosphorus together for the growth and development of bones.      Whey is also important protein and is absorbed by your body easily. it contains lots of amino acids. it is a group of about eight proteins such as beta -lactoglobulin, alpha lactalbumin, glycomacropeptide, and immunoglobulins, etc.      It is primarily found in dairy products. When watery product is separated from solid curds, the watery form is whey protein. This watery product contains some form of lactose and fats.      Which food has whey protein?      Whey proteins are by product to prepare cheese. Important ingredients in the whey proteins are calcium and protein. One more important product that is usually used by athletes is branched-chain amino acids.       The branched chain amino acids are leucine, isoleucine, etc.,

Alopecia Treatment

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       Most of the times hair loss is unpredictable. Alopecia Areata, is an autoimmune disorder. In this Hair-fall is noticed in bunches. This results in patchy baldness. It is common in both man and woman, girl or boy. It appears in round or oval shaped baldness on scalp.      Cause -  This condition occurs when your immune system attacks on your own hair follicles. This may cause slowing the process of hair growth.  Genetic factor has its role in hereditary appearance of Alopecia areata. This condition can be seen in people with mental stress. Stress can be the prime factor to cause patchy baldness. Many autoimmune diseases are trigger due to lack of vitamins especially, vitamin D. Alopecia can be one of them. Some hormonal imbalance may cause this type of hair fall in women, like during childbirth, lactation, or other conditions. The exact cause is not identified, that can trigger the condition. But stress, emotion, some viral infection can be noted here. In few cases dandruff can

Some Health Benefits Of Sesame

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       We should add a spoonful of sesame in your daily diet. It is because  it is full of antimicrobial, antioxidants, anti inflammatory, anti diabetic anti cancerous properties, etc.      The sesame plants grow in many parts of world, like Asia, Africa, South America etc. It is one of the important crop in India. These nutty, crunchy seeds are a package of various nutrients.      In the month of January, in india people celebrate Sankranti - a festival of flying kites and eating "Til-Gud", Til-Gud is a sweet prepared with sesame seeds and jaggery. Indian food culture is always linked with the theory of Ayurveda.       Sesame seeds have pride of place in this festival of Sankranti and is because of the nutritional health benefits.      Sesame seeds are powerhouse of protein that help muscle growth, iron, calcium that is needed for bone strength ( one tablespoonful of sesame gives about 80 to 90 mg of calcium ) zinc, phosphorus and magnesium, oil, minerals fiber , soluble car

Nutritional Health Benefits Of Carrots

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    December & January of winter are healthy months of the season. We all enjoy delicious and nutritious fruits and vegetables in this season such as oranges, sweet lime, kiwi, strawberry, etc in fruits, and very nutritious vegetables like fenugreek, spinach, dill, drumstick, and juicy, crunchy 'desi carrots', too.      Carrot is a root vegetable. We all are very familiar with red and orange carrots, but they are also available in yellow, purple, and black colours also.  They are having different colours because of their pigments. They have different taste also. All types of carrots are nutritious and healthy.      Carrots are a very good source of Vitamin A. Actually, carrots contain a pigment called beta carotene which is used by the body to make vitamin A.       Carrots also contain Vitamin K that is important in blood coagulation. As also contains Vitamin B6 that is involved in the conversion of food into energy. It also contains potassium that is helpful to control blo

Dilated Common Bile Duct !!

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     Common bile duct(CBD) is a small duct in gastrointestinal system. It is a tube that joins common hepatic duct to the duct coming from gallbladder . The main function of CBD is to carry bile from gallbladder and empty it in the Duodenum ( the part of intestine between stomach and small intestine).       Bile -       Bile is collected in the gallbladder and secreted when it is required for digestion of fats from food. This bile is greenish yellow colour fluid, and is produced by liver. It contains cholesterol, bile salts and waste products after metabolism, such as bilirubin.     Gall Stone -       Usually when the cholesterol metabolism is affected due to some liver functioning disordered, the saturation of the crystals of cholesterols increase in bile. This super saturation then becomes difficult to get dissolve and on the other hand there is hypersecretion of cholesterol due to disturbed functioning of liver.       Now, in gallbladder,  some glycoprotein try to balance this disba

Frostbite From Ice Pack

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     The body tissue get injured due to exposure to cold for a longer period of time, this damage of skin is called as Frostbite. People may get frostbite to uncovered parts of body, like fingers, toes, nose, face and it may damage to covered parts also in deep cold.       Ice packs and cold metals can cause frostbites, if they are pressed forcefully directly to skin.      The affected part becomes cold and painful. The area feels ,pins and needles and then becomes numb. The cells get freeze and if the exposure is continued, it may lead to cell death. The frostbite is seen in three stages, first degree, second and third degree, of which the third one is more severe.  Frostbite differs from Hypothermia -      Human normal body temperature is about 98* F, when this temperature falls down it is called as hypothermia. Frostbite causes, coldness of outer skin, and underneath cells. Though both differs from each other, both the conditions are medical emergency.  Symptoms of Frostbite -      

Health Benefits Of Dried Figs !

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     Figs are extremely sweet fruits with small crunchy seeds. The fruit is edible in fresh from as well as in dried form. The dried form of figs are available throughout the year, where the fresh fruits are seasonals and available in months of June to September.      Fresh figs are with low calorie value. About 100 grams of fresh fruits provides near about 70 to 80 calories. The fruits is source of many important nutrients.       This sweet fruit is cultivated in middle east of Asia, in parts of USA, and some parts of Europe like in Spain, Italy, etc. The fig tree grows up to about fifty feet with simple, large leaf.  The fruit is available in different colors and flavours. The Purple color fig is called black mission and is extremely sweet in taste. Kadota figs are green in color with purple flesh and slightly salty if eaten raw.      Some Health benefits of fresh fig -       The fresh fruit also called as Anjir in India, is juicy, soft and tasty fruit. It is full of nutritive value.

Dysmenorrhea & Homoeopathic Treatment

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       Dysmenorrhea is painful cramps felt during or before menstruation. Menstruation or menstrual cycle, during this period, a cyclic change occur in female reproductive organs. This change is characterised by ripening, and release of ovum from the one of the ovaries. With this release there is increased blood supply to the reproductive system of the female. During this period there is blood flow from uterus and vagina for four to five days.         THe condition is also called in medical term as Premenstrual Syndrome - PMS.      Definition -       During this menstrual cycle many female experience pain and cramps in their lower abdomen and lower back. This painful menstruation is called as dysmenorrhea.      Types -       Dysmenorrhea is of two types - Primary & Secondary.       Primary Dysmenorrhea -       Primary pain refers to the condition where cause is not known. It is generally seen in young girls and may disappear after first delivery. This pain occurs one or two days pr