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Fibromyalgia - what is, symptoms and treatment

Fibromyalgia - what is, symptoms and treatment

What is Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition of PAIN felt in the muscles and connective tissues throughout the body, with accompanying fatigue and multiple trigger points (areas on the body where the slightest touch activates a severe pain response). Characteristically people experience a constant level

Menstrual Cycle - phases - menstrual disturbances and pregnancy

What is Menstrual Cycle The pattern of hormonal and physiologic changes that occur that occur in a woman’s body in preparation for possible PREGNANCY. Though the average menstrual cycle spans 28 days, the frequency of MENSTRUATION varies widely among women and often within each woman individually. Menstrual

Rotator cuff impingement syndrome

Rotator cuff impingement syndrome - A chronic overuse condition involving the rotator cuff, a group of muscles and tendons in the shoulder that stabilizes the shoulder JOINT—the glenohumeral joint where the humerus (long BONE of the upper arm) joins the upper part of the scapula (shoulder blade)—during

Fluorescein Staining - diagnosing corneal injury

Fluorescein Staining - diagnosing corneal injury

Fluorescein Staining is a simple procedure for diagnosing CORNEAL INJURY or foreign objects in the EYE. The ophthalmologist places a strip of paper containing fluorescein at the edge of the eye. The dye rapidly leaches into the tears. Some people experience a slight burning sensation when the dye washes across the eye

Hypogonadism - Dysfunction of the gonads

Hypogonadism - Dysfunction of the gonads

What is Hypogonadism Hypogonadism - Dysfunction of the gonads resulting in inadequate production of sex hormones. In men the TESTICLES (also called testes) are the gonads that produce ANDROGENS and in women the OVARIES are the gonads that produce ESTROGENS. In primary hypogonadism the ovaries or testicles themselves

Gangrene disease, infection, treatment, causes and symptoms

Gangrene disease, infection, treatment, causes and symptoms

Causes of Gangrene and Symptoms Gangrene - The death of tissue (necrosis) resulting from deprivation of BLOOD circulation to an area of the body. Gangrene most commonly affects the digits (fingers and toes) and extremities (hands and feet). FROSTBITE, PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE (PVD), NEPHROPATHY of DIABETES, severe

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) - the unexpected and unexplainable death of an infant under age one year, most commonly between the ages of two and four months. Researchers do not know what causes SIDS, though believe a malfunction occurs in the infant’s basic metabolic regulatory mechanisms that allows