Obesity is defined as having an excessive amount of body fat. Obesity is more than just a cosmetic concern, though. It increases your risk of diseases and health problems such as diabetes and high blood pressure.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a type of anxiety disorder in which you have unreasonable thoughts and fears (obsessions) that lead you to engage in repetitive behaviors (compulsions).
Occupational asthma is asthma that's caused or worsened by breathing in a workplace irritant, such as chemical fumes, gases or dust. Like other types of asthma, occupational asthma can cause symptoms, such as chest tightness, wheezing and shortness of breath.
The term "ocular migraine" can be confusing. It's sometimes used to refer to two different conditions, one of which usually isn't cause for concern, and the other which might have more-serious complications.
Oral and dental disorders can be broadly categorized into two different areas, those affecting the teeth themselves and those affecting the oral mucosa in the areas around the mouth. In terms of the teeth the main one is going to be a simple toothache, usually a continuous throbbing pain in the tooth.
Oral thrush is a condition in which the fungus Candida albicans accumulates on the lining of your mouth.
In this article we look at what Osteoarthritis is, the risk factors associated with Osteoarthritis, the causes of Osteoarthritis, the tests available for Osteoarthritis, the current treatments available for Osteoarthritis and the management of Osteoarthritis.
In this article I detail what Osteoporosis is, the risk factors for Osteoporosis, the causes of Osteoporosis, what tests are available to diagnose Osteoporosis, the various treatments available for Osteoporosis and the long term management of Osteoporosis.
Receiving a diagnosis of ovarian cancer is difficult and life changing. Fortunately, medical advances have made treatments more effective. Women diagnosed in the earliest stages have a five-year survival rate of nearly 93 percent.
Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled sacs or pockets within or on the surface of an ovary. The ovaries are two bilateral organs — each about the size and shape of an almond — located on each side of your uterus.
Does it feel like you're always hurrying to the bathroom, afraid that you won't make it on time? Do you have trouble sitting through meetings or social functions without taking a restroom break? If so, you may have an overactive bladder.