Category: Conditions

Salmonella (Salmonellosis): Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

What is Salmonellosis? Salmonellosis, also called “salmonella poisoning” or “salmonella” for short, occurs when someone ingests salmonella…

Raynaud’s Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

What is Raynaud’s Syndrome? Raynaud’s syndrome, Raynaud’s disease, Raynaud’s phenomenon or just Raynaud’s is a disease of…

Polymyalgia Rheumatica: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

What is Polymyalgia Rheumatica? Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is the most common inflammatory rheumatic disease that effects the…

Peritonitis: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

What is Peritonitis? Peritonitis refers to an inflammation of the peritoneum. The peritoneum is the tissue that…

Paget’s Disease: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

What is Paget’s Disease? Paget’s disease was first discovered by Sir James Paget in 1877 (x). It’s…

Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS): Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

What is Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS)? Lou Gehrig’s disease, also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), is…

Kyphosis: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

What is Kyphosis? The spine curves naturally, and the purpose of the curve is to absorb shock….

Kidney Stones: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

What are Kidney Stones? Kidney stones are not actual stones, but if you’ve ever passed one, it…

Horton’s Disease: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

What is Horton’s Disease? Horton’s disease, or ‘giant cell arteritis’ and ‘temporal arteritis,’ is an inflammation of…

Hives: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

What are Hives? Many things can cause itchy skin, including rough fabrics and dry skin, but hives…