What are Corns? A corn or callus (or callosity) is a toughened area of skin which has become relatively thick and hard in response to repeated friction, pressure, or other irritation. Rubbing that is too frequent or forceful will cause blisters rather than allow calluses to form. Since repeated contact is required, calluses are most often found on feet because of frequent…

What is Crohn’s Disease? Crohn’s disease also known as regional enteritis,  is a lifelong inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Parts of the digestive system get swollen and have deep sores called ulcers. Crohn’s disease usually is found in the last part of the small intestine and the first part of the large intestine. But it can develop anywhere in the digestive…

What is Constipation? Being constipated means your bowel movements are tough or happen less often than normal. Almost everyone goes through it sooner or later. Constipation refers to bowel movements that are infrequent or hard to pass. Constipation is a common cause of painful defecation. Severe constipation includes obstipation (failure to pass stools or gas) and fecal impaction ….

What is cancer? Cancer known medically as a malignant neoplasm, is a broad group of various diseases, all involving unregulated cell growth. In cancer, cells divide and grow uncontrollably, forming malignant tumors, and invade nearby parts of the body. The cancer may also spread to more distant parts of the body through the lymphatic system or bloodstream. Not all tumors are cancerous. Benign tumors…

What is Calcaneal Spur? A calcaneal spur (or heel spur) is a small osteophyte (bone spur) located on the calcaneus (heel bone). Calcaneal spurs are typically detected by a radiological examination (X-ray). Causes: When a foot bone is exposed to constant stress, calcium deposits build up on the bottom of the heel bone. Generally, this has no effect on a person’s daily…

What is Ankylosing Spondylitis? Rheumatoid spondylitis; Spondylitis; Spondylarthropathy. It is a long-term disease that causes inflammation of the joints between the spinal bones, and the joints between the spine and pelvis. It eventually causes the affected spinal bones to join together. Causes: The cause of ankylosing spondylitis is unknown, but genes seem to play a…

What is Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s disease one of several disorders that cause the gradual loss of brain cells.. The research has shown that Alzheimer’s disease is the leading cause of dementia; in fact 70% of dementias are due to Alzheimer’s disease. Symptoms: There is decline in thinking skills and progressive deterioration of brain performance. Common…

What is Aolpecia Areata? ”Patchy baldness” mostly on scalp, it can affect other areas of the body also. Like eyebrows, eyelashes, facial hair (beard, moustache), nasal hair and give rise to bald spots anywhere in the body. It is due to a mix of immunological and hormonal factors. Alopecia Areata can affect both genders and…

What is Rheumatoid Arthritis(RA)? An auto-immune affection and inflammation of the joints this disease affects all the joints of the body. The affected joints show destruction & deformation. The blood test may or may not reveal a positive RA factor. Causes: The cause of RA is unknown. It is an autoimmune disease, which means the…

What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is a form of arthritis that features the breakdown and eventual loss of the cartilage of one or more joints. Cartilage is a protein substance that serves as a "cushion" between the bones of the joints.Before age 45, osteoarthritis occurs more frequently in males. After 55 years of age, it occurs…

What is Backache? Backache(also known as dorsalgia) is pain felt in the back that usually originates from the muscles, nerves, bones, joints or other structures in the spine. The spine is a complex interconnecting network of nerves, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments and all are capable of producing pain. Large nerves that originate in the spine and go to the legs and arms can make…

    What is Fever? Fever is one infection, which rings an alarm bell in people of all age groups. Especially so in parents whose child has a fever. For us as doctors it is not important to just treat the fever. Fever is only the body's reaction and not the main infection per se….

It's a common myth that Homoeopathic medicines act slowly & can't help much in acute complaints. Homoeopathy acts effectively in many acute complaints giving quick relief. Some common acute complaints • Viral Fever • Influenza (Flu) • Diarrheoa (Acute Gastro-enteritis) • Dysentery

  It’s a common myth that Homoeopathic medicines act slowly & can’t help much in acute complaints. Homoeopathy acts effectively in many acute complaints giving quick relief. Some common acute complaints • Viral Fever • Influenza (Flu) • Diarrheoa (Acute Gastro-enteritis) • Dysentery  

Asthma Definition It can be allergic or intrinsic. In most of the cases this problem begins in the childhood & it is allergic.It is common in all age groups.It is a chronic and repeated inflammation of the air ways (bronchi) that results in obstruction of air flow.It can happen suddenly or can be persistent. Emotional…

    What is Bronchitis? Bronchitis is inflammation of the mucous membranes of the bronchi, the airways that carry airflow from the trachea into the lungs. It can be divided into two categories, acute and chronic, each of which has distinct etiologies, pathologies, and therapies. Acute bronchitis is characterized by the development of a cough, with or without the production of sputum, mucus that is expectorated(coughed up) from the respiratory tract….

What is Laryngitis ? Laryngitis is the medical term for inflammation and swelling of the larynx, which is also known as the voice box. Causes: Laryngitis is usually caused by a virus or occurs in people who overuse their voice. Occasionally, a person may develop laryngitis from bacterial infections, and rarely, from infections such as…

What is Sinusitis? Sinusitis is infection or inflammation of the lining of the sinus cavities. These are hollow spaces in your cheeks and around your eyes. Sinus infections often follow a cold and cause pain and pressure in your head and face. Sinusitis can be either acute (sudden) or chronic (long-term). With chronic sinusitis, the infection or…

What is  urinary tract infection (UTI)? A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection involving the kidneys, ureters, bladder, or urethra. These are the structures that urine passes through before being eliminated from the body.  Urinary tract infections occur more commonly in women than men, with half of women having at least one infection at some point…

Kidney stones responsible for agonizing colic are made of calcium oxalate, phosphate, uric acid crystals, or cystine stones. The causes vary from diet, habitat, & internal pathologies. Treatment of the renal stone with Homeopathy depends on the type, site & the size of the stone. Category: Urinary System

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