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Dorthy Ross
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How Your Habits Make You Lose Hair
One day you wake up to see few strands of hair on your pillow. You take a bath and see another bunch clogged in the drain. It is natural to panic in this situation because you are losing hair and don’t know why! Most people associate hair loss as a sign of ...

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Air Pollution – A Cause of Emphysema
Recently, after the Sahara dust smog hit parts of London, there was a 14% rise in calls to emergency services by people suffering from COPD or asthma as reported by BBC and London Ambulance Services .  Initially, burning coal was considered to be a pollutan...

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Gastritis Diet and Tips
Inflammation or irritation of the lining of the stomach is termed as gastritis. Stomach indigestion, vomiting, stomach pain and nausea are symptoms seen in this condition. Gastritis has two forms: Acute gastritis that occurs suddenly and is critical in natu...

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What does Ankylosing Spondylitis Stand for?
A chronic inflammation of the sacroiliac joints and the spine is termed as ankylosing spondylitis (AS). Stiffness and pain in the spinal area is caused by chronic inflammation in these joints located in the area where the sacrum meets the iliac bones. In ce...

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Basics of Bronchitis
One can be said to have bronchitis, when he faces breathing problems due to irritated and inflamed bronchial tubes that produce mucus. The bronchial tubes are the ones that transfer air to the lungs, when these tubes get inflamed and irritated due to a numb...

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Osteoarthritis Pain: Causes and Remedy
An inflammation in the joints is termed as arthritis and when there is a wear and tear in the arthritis then it is termed as osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis and it is deeply related with the cartilage breakdown in the joi...

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5 Lifestyle Changes To Improve Life With COPD
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or COPD is a condition in which the airflow in the lungs is limited. As per American Lung Association, COPD is the third leading cause of death in the United States. The disease develops and worsens over a period of tim...

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How to handle the symptoms of COPD Exacerbation?
A research published in American Journal of Nursing suggests that Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) exacerbations are responsible for deteriorating the functioning of the lungs. As the disease develops, the frequency of these worsening symptoms ...

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Atrial Fibrillation – The Irregular Heart Beat
72 beats per minute is considered to be a normal rate of heart beats. It can also range from 60 to 100 while a person is resting. If the heartbeat crosses these numbers on either side, one must get themselves checked. Generally, these beats are regular and ...
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