We all have a family doctor. The friendly doctor we go to when anyone in the family is sick, who knows the whole family’s medical history and will come to our rescue when needed.
Our musculoskeletal system is built of bones, muscles and joints. The bones are attached to each other at a point, where strong tissues called ligaments and tendons connect the bones. The ends of each bone have a lining of smooth, protective cartilage and soft tissues that produces synovial fluid. This liquid cushions and lubricates the bones so that will not rub against each other.
Heart transplantation is a surgery performed by the cardiac surgeon to replace diseased heart with a healthy heart of a donor.
Bones has an important role in our body; it provides support for the body and storing blood cells. These bone cells. Several factors such as infections, injuries, genetics and abnormal growths can lead to bone disorders. This disorder can negatively affect the movement, stature and immune system.
The bladder is a hollow organ located in the lower abdomen that stores urine. Bladder Cancer is developed in the lining of the bladder. Several causes and risk factors leads to bladder cancer, which can be avoided by working on them.
The butterfly shaped gland in the neck, the thyroid gland is responsible for production of hormones which help the body function normally. Though everyone and anyone is susceptible to thyroid cancer but there are certain factors which could put you at risk. The risk factors are :
Sciatica is the largest nerve in the body and is located in the lower spine and runs down at the back of each leg. It is responsible for controlling the back of the knee and lower leg and providing sensation. Sciatica pain occurs when any pressure or damage is done to the sciatic nerve. Sciatica itself is not a disease but arises due to some other medical condition.
The open sores which could develop on the inside lining of stomach, esophagus and upper portion of the small intestine (duodenum) are peptic ulcers. Pain and uneasiness in the stomach is the most common sign for these ulcers. The ulcers which develop in the esophagus (inside the hollow tube) are called esophageal ulcers. Ulcers which show up in the upper portion of the small intestine are the duodenal ulcers.
Pancreatitis as the name suggests is a disease of the pancreas-a small gland located behind the stomach in the upper abdomen. This pancreas is responsible for the production of insulin – a hormone which controls the level of sugar in the blood. We could categorise Pancreatitis in three types.
Wisdom teeth are the four permanent adult teeth located at the back corners of mouth on top and bottom. In some cases, wisdom tooth doesn’t get enough space to grow, which often gives pain and can even cause infection or other dental problems. Discomfort and pain of wisdom tooth affects your daily activities, so you may feel to get is pulled.