Dandruff

Dandruff

What is Dandruff? Dandruff is an itchy, annoying and persistent skin disorder of the scalp. It is a mysterious ailment. Mysterious, in that there is no commonly agreed upon theory about what actually causes the condition. Dandruff can happen at any age but is most commonly found in people between the ages of 12 and 80. (A form of dandruff […]

Conjunctivitis

What is Conjunctivitis ? Conjunctivitis, commonly known as “pink eye,” is an inflammation of the membrane (conjunctiva) that covers the eye and lines the inner surface of the eyelid.  It is a fairly common condition and usually causes no danger to the eye or your child’s vision . The inflammation can have many causes, the most common of which are […]

Black Water Fever

What is Black Water Fever ? Black water fever (BWF) is a severe clinical syndrome and complication of Falciparum malaria characterized by intra vascular haemolysis , haemoglobinuria and kidney failure . Black water fever is caused by heavy parasitization of red blood cells with Plasmodium falciparum . When the red blood cells burst, hemoglobin leaks into the blood plasma . This free hemoglobin […]

Asthma

Asthma

What is Asthma? Asthma is a chronic disease that affects your airways. At its worst, asthma can be fatal. The airways are the tubes that carry air in and out of your lungs. If you have asthma, the inside walls of your airways are inflamed (swollen). The inflammation makes the airways very sensitive, and they tend to react strongly to […]

Acne

Acne

What is Acne? Acne is a disorder resulting from the action of hormones and other substances on the skin’s oil glands (sebaceous glands) and hair follicles. Acne is the term for plugged pores (blackheads and whiteheads), pimples, and even deeper lumps (cysts or nodules) that occur on the face, neck, chest, back, shoulders and even the upper arms. Acne affects […]