Tag: immune disorder

Understanding Nasal Congestion

Understanding Nasal Congestion

[ 0 ] 2012-06-01 |

One of the very annoying aspects of experiencing a head cold is having a stuffy nose. The discomfort of having difficulty breathing and the need to breathe through the mouth contribute significantly to the overall unpleasantness of the experience. However, we all know that having a cold is certainly not the only situation in which […]

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Understanding Why Irritable Bowel Syndrome Does Not Go Away

Understanding Why Irritable Bowel Syndrome Does Not Go Away

[ 1 ] 2012-04-05 |

Some of the most intense physical discomfort we will experience can arise from problems with our stomachs and the intestines. Both nausea and severe bloating can make it extremely difficult to focus on anything else but the discomfort we are feeling. If we add to that constipation with the significant pain that it causes or […]

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What Is Pulmonary Hypertension And Why Is It Dangerous?

What Is Pulmonary Hypertension And Why Is It Dangerous?

[ 0 ] 2011-09-22 |

As a result of the constant flow of public service announcements highlighting the importance of heart health, there are few among us who have remained unaware of the dangers of hypertension. High blood pressure damages the heart and arteries and can contribute to the heart failing to do its job or can even cause a […]

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Understanding Some Of The Causes Of Fatigue

Understanding Some Of The Causes Of Fatigue

[ 0 ] 2011-08-04 |

By its very definition, living with illness means having symptoms that can range from the unnoticed to the severe. While medications and treatments are often available to treat illness symptoms, less frequently do they actually treat the disease. In some cases however, even treating the symptoms can be difficult because there is little understanding of […]

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Clearing the Sleepy, Dreamy Fog That Shrouds Narcolepsy

Clearing the Sleepy, Dreamy Fog That Shrouds Narcolepsy

[ 0 ] 2010-02-18 |

While you may not recognize the name of the condition Narcolepsy, you have undoubtedly seen this sleep/wake disorder parodied on sit-coms where a character will suddenly pass out for no reason. Once a mystery, medical science has now uncovered the cause of the disease.

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