Cruciate ligament injury (cruciate ligament): Symptoms

21 October 2017
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causes a cruciate ligament (cruciate ligament) various symptoms. Typically, ACL tears make first noticeable as follows: Normally the cruciate ligaments stabilize the knee and are crucial for the proper movement of the knee joint. Accordingly, the affected knee is in a torn ACL unstable. Typical symptoms of a cruciate ligament rupture are therefore also: The […]

Angina pectoris and coronary heart disease (CHD)

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Digital Vision Coronary heart disease (CHD) causes painful symptoms that term under the angina pectoris are summarized. During an anginal attack sufferers also start to sweat and pale. Often have breathing problems and the performance is very limited. Some sufferers also report strong feelings of fear. Stable angina occurs only during exercise […]

Malaria: Recurring bouts of fever

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto a total of about 200 million people worldwide contract malaria each year. Therefore, it is considered one of the most common infectious diseases. In Germany Malaria occurs much less frequently - usually it is a "holiday gift", What is malaria? also known as swamp fever or intermittent fever - - […]

Burning tongue: Causes

21 October 2017
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For burning tongue determine exact causes is often not easy. Many triggers are eligible for this. Among other things, this hearing loss occurs when the mouth and tongue mucosa inflamed or irritated is or allergic reacts to certain substances. Also under certain common underlying diseases can cause burning tongue: Causes are then as blood disorders. […]

Abscess: What is it?

21 October 2017
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As an abscess pus bag is understood in a so-called abscess cavity. It is a pus-filled capsule surrounded by connective tissue - so the abscess can not continue to spread. Abscesses occur when bacteria enter the body and cause an inflammatory reaction. the abscess itself unless forming inside the body, develop on the affected skin […]

Cough Therapy

21 October 2017
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To find the right treatment for cough, it is important to accurately determine the cause of the cough. Cough is a symptom of a variety of possible diseases, for example of common cold, asthma, COPD or lung tumor. That is why at the cough therapy, the treatment of the underlying illness first of all. At […]

Urinary Tract Infection Symptoms

21 October 2017
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A urinary tract infection can occur without noticeable symptoms: About five to ten out of a hundred women with a urinary tract infection are completely symptom-free. Depending on how heavy urinary tract infection, the symptoms in the individual case may be different. What symptoms occur also depends on which structures affected by the inflammation. such […]

Stomach acidity (hyperacidity)

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Stomach acid (hyperacidity) refers to the excessive production of stomach acid, which occur in the context of various diseases and can cause typical symptoms. In the stomach are special cells parietal cells, responsible for the production of stomach acid. This is to hydrochloric acid (HCl). The stomach acid has important […]

Goiter (goiter, enlarged thyroid): What is it?

21 October 2017
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© iStock The term goiter, called locally as goiter, describes an enlarged thyroid gland. Sufferers often do not notice any symptoms. But an enlarged thyroid can also cause symptoms such as a feeling of pressure in the throat or difficulty swallowing. If the thyroid gland enlarges strong, they can sometimes narrow the airway and make […]

Smoking during pregnancy

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Stockbyte When women smoke during pregnancy or are exposed to second-hand smoke, which is a major risk to the unborn child. Because the nicotine reaches the blood of the mother through the placenta into the bloodstream of the child. It speeds up the heartbeat of the baby and causes problems in the […]

nasal polyps

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Nasal polyps develop through the nasal mucosa growths in the sinuses. These changes are benign - but beware: If polyps obstruct the nasal airway in the nose, they can untreated, may lead to a number of complications. As causes Especially chronic sinusitis and rhinitis often cause polyps to form in […]

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Wavebreak Media The bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa is prevalent worldwide and operates mainly in people with compromised immune to diseases. Healthy people are rarely affected by infections. Pseudomonas aeruginosa caused in people who have the risk factors for infection, frequently severe cases, such as pneumonia, wound infections, and blood poisoning (sepsis). Especially in […]

Calcium: Calcium-containing foods

21 October 2017
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Cheese, milk and other dairy products provide the greatest amounts of calcium. But also plant foods contain calcium (e.g., kale, whole grains, legumes), but in lesser amounts. Also Mineral water may very well contribute to meet the daily calcium requirement, at least if one on one with the selection of mineral water high calcium content […]

Corns – painful calluses on feet

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Pixland With a corn (clavus) probably had to fight every before. Whether on the toe surface, between the toes or on the soles - corns occur usually on the feet. This is because they are usually the pressure and / or friction, for example, foot deformities or too tight shoes.  Many sufferers […]

Reflux disease: If reflux causes illness

21 October 2017
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© iStock A gastroesophageal reflux disease (gastroesophageal reflux disease germ .: GERD) occurs when the reflux (reflux) of digestive juices from the stomach into the esophagus prepares complaints and / or organic causes complications. Common reason for the gastroesophageal reflux disease is a malfunction of the lower esophageal sphincter, through which it pathologically enhanced reflux […]

Pelvic Tilt

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto A curved spinal column, different long legs, tight muscles - a pelvic obliquity can have many causes. A slight pelvic tilt falls mostly barely and rarely causes problems. If the pelvic tilt but more pronounced, various symptoms such as be the result. A slight pelvic tilt is nothing unusual! Many people […]

Tumor: There must be no cancer

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Digital Vision "You have a tumor" - most people who hear such a statement from her doctor, think inevitably of a cancer. But if doctors speak of a tumor that does not automatically mean that one actually has cancer. The word tumor comes from Latin and literally means about as much as […]

Hemophilia (hemophilia)

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Stockbyte In hemophilia (hemophilia) blood coagulation is disturbed. She is one of the most common hereditary diseases. Hemophilia is caused by changes in the so-called sex chromosomes. These are parts of the genome where genetic information is stored. Women have two X chromosomes, while men have an X and a Y chromosome […]

Placebo and placebo effect

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Than placebo medical denote a placebo containing no pharmacologically active ingredients. It provides a real drug (e.g. a tablet) usually confusingly similar. Under "Placebo effect" doctors use to describe effects that arise solely by the administration of a drug and the belief it would help. Toms tension headaches are slowly […]

Ventricular fibrillation (atrial fibrillation) – acute danger to life

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Under fibrillation (also: atrial fibrillation, ventricular fibrillation) is defined as a serious heart rhythm disorder, is in acute danger. Ventricular fibrillation is an emergency situation represents notified immediately when the emergency call (112) and first-aid measures must be applied. Normally the heart beats about 70 times per minute and ensures […]

Pain during bowel movements

21 October 2017
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© iStock Make the hemorrhoids test! Blood in the stool, itching and oozing in the anal region, or a feeling of pressure in the anus? Our test tells you whether you may have hemorrhoids! To the test ... Many women suffer during pregnancy or after birth from constipation and thus pain during bowel movements. This […]

Inflammation values ​​(inflammation) in the blood: C-reactive protein

21 October 2017
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The inflammatory markers (inflammation) in the blood have a different reaction rate: C-reactive protein (CRP) responding in comparison to the erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) more quickly. The CRP value rises about 6 to 10 hours after onset of the disease in the blood; In addition to these blood levels normalized after the end of the […]

Osteoporosis (bone loss)

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Osteoporosis (bone loss) is the most common bone disease in Germany. Here, everyone can do something against it: With a healthy diet, plenty of exercise and avoiding risk factors (such as smoking and high alcohol consumption), you can prevent osteoporosis effectively. Until about the age of 40, bone mass of […]

measure blood pressure: blood pressure values ​​in children

21 October 2017
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In children's blood pressure with increasing changes Older: For example, measure the blood pressure in young children, you will typically much lower values ​​than in teenagers. Apart from age, but also have the gender and the height Effect on the blood pressure values. Therefore, other than normal values ​​for adults apply to children in blood […]

True & apos; s or & true apos; s not? “The human intestine is a total of about 3 feet long.”

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto "The human gut is a total of about 3 feet long." With 3 meters of the human gut does not come out. Insert again good 3 feet on it and it fits. The very first part of the intestine, the small intestine, covers 4 to 6 meters in length. It […]

Colonoscopy (colonoscopy): Sequence

21 October 2017
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In the colonoscopy (colonoscopy), the process of the investigation is little time-consuming: The total reflection takes about 15 to 30 minutes. colonoscopy can outpatient done - in a doctor's office (the internist or gastroenterologist) or in a clinic. As the investigation due to individual needs, learn in a preliminary. You can get a before the […]

Abdominal cramps: Causes

21 October 2017
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Many people suffer from time to time with abdominal cramps - in most cases they are but harmless. Abdominal cramps, the diverse causes: stress and excitement, poor diet (such as fatty foods, too much coffee, rushed eating) or a temporary stomach upset are just a few. Irritable bowel syndrome is also a common cause of crampy abdominal […]

Urgency – what is normal?

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / PhotoObjects.net Pictures Urination is a normal function of the bladder, which is noticeable with increasing bladder filling. but a constant, particularly strong or uncontrollable urination can be a sign of a malfunction. The human body generates daily about one to one and a half liter of urine. The actual amount of urine […]

Chronic renal failure: symptoms, causes and treatment

21 October 2017
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© iStock When the kidneys fail, has devastating consequences for the body. Symptoms of chronic renal failure do, however, often at a late stage of the disease noticeable. It is therefore important that patients at risk - such as diabetics and people with high blood pressure - kidney disease prevention early. The primary role of […]

Hypochondria: Are hypochondriac “Imaginary Invalid”?

21 October 2017
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© iStock Hypochondria from a psychoanalytic perspective Out View of psychoanalysts hypochondria are unresolved internal conflicts based on the by feelings of guilt or anxiety arise. Sufferers shift their attention on physical disorders in order not to have to deal with the actual underlying conflicts. The physical symptoms are therefore partly a symbolic: So, for example, could […]

Oral Sex

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto During oral sex (oral sex) stimulating the genital area of ​​the partner with the mouth. Whether gentle or strong, fast or slow, with only the lips, tongue or teeth - the imagination knows no limits during oral sex. Important: oral sex has fallen two and one should adequately protect against […]

Muscle weakness: What you need to know

21 October 2017
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© iStock In a muscle weakness, medically referred to as myasthenia or myasthenia, usually an unusually rapid muscle fatigue occurs. In many cases it is normal, that after some time decreases muscle strength: So almost everyone knows, for example, the feeling of being after physical exercise once weak and powerless. This form of muscle weakness […]

4. SSW (Pregnancy & shy; week)

21 October 2017
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© iStock Around the beginning of the fourth week of pregnancy, the fertilized egg nests (SSW) in the uterus. During this time it may be a slight bleeding, called Einnistungsblutung. Many women confuse this bleeding with a premature menstruation. Before the egg implants itself, it swims about three days in the womb. In some cases, […]

Gallbladder causes

21 October 2017
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For biliary colic may have several causes. Far the most common cause of biliary colic is a gallstone, traveling from the gallbladder through the bile ducts. Blocked gallstone as it travels the cystic duct or the actual bile duct, there is a biliary colic. To further convey the stone, the muscles contract in the wall […]

Discharge from the vagina (vaginal discharge): What are the causes?

21 October 2017
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eligible for discharge from the vagina (vaginal discharge) many different causes question. If the discharge from the vagina changed, however, the reasons for this also diseased be. Often, a change in vaginal discharge, for example, sign For: Also virus (E.g., herpes virus), or other microorganisms (Such as the dinoflagellate Trichomonas vaginalis at a trichomoniasis) can […]

Systemic scleroderma: Abnormal increase in connective tissue

21 October 2017
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© iStock In systemic scleroderma's own immune system attacks the body's connective tissues, eliciting an inflammatory reaction. As a result, it comes to hardening (sclerosis) of the skin, blood vessels and internal organs. As a rule, it comes with the disease initially to a thickening and hardening of the skin, starting at the fingers, hands, […]

25. SSW (Pregnancy & shy; week)

21 October 2017
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© iStock From the 25th week of pregnancy (SSW) has put on weight the baby mainly. In the case of premature birth has the baby that weighs at the beginning of the 7th month about 800 grams at 33 centimeters, already good chances of survival. Between the beginning of the 24th week and the end […]

Flank pain: Causes

21 October 2017
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The most common causes of flank pain kidney problems and Diseases of the urinary tract. So trigger a kidney infection (pyelonephritis) or an inflammation of the kidneys (glomerulonephritis) sometimes severe pain in the flank area. Kidney problems usually develop as a result of urinary tract infections (eg cystitis). Cramping flank pain are often Kidney and ureter […]

neurofibromatosis

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / AbleStock.com The term neurofibromatosis one summarizes a group of hereditary diseases together. Particularly frequently occurs the neurofibromatosis type 1: Approximately one in 3,000 newborns is affected. The neurofibromatosis type 2, however, occurs much less frequently. Neurofibromatosis type 1 is known from Recklinghausen's disease under the name of Recklinghausen's disease, Recklinghausen's disease or. […]

Broken rib (rib fracture): Therapy

21 October 2017
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A broken rib (rib fracture) usually heals within about six weeks problems by itself. This is usually for simple fractures of one or two ribs and stable fractures of three or more ribs are on the same side of the chest (so-called. serial rib fracture). During healing it may, however, breathing; to cough as well […]

Broken rib (rib fracture)

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto A broken rib (rib fracture) is usually accompanied by severe pain by inhalation and cough. In some cases, however, it occurs pain without major discomfort or even without. Rib fractures are among the most common injuries of the anterior chest. Especially if the Bone structure weak (e.g., osteoporosis), ribs may […]

Achillodynia, Achilles tendonitis: Therapy

21 October 2017
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The therapy depends on whether it is actually in the complaints "just" is an Achilles tendonitis or whether there is already a achillodynia with degenerate changes in the Achilles tendon. Regardless of the exact medical condition, it is important that the doctor not only treats the pain, but also the causes. Plug training error behind […]

The Heart: bloodstream

21 October 2017
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The heart pumps blood through the body. Organs, tissues and cells will be supplied with oxygen while carbon dioxide is removed. the bloodstream, a distinction two forms: The right heart provides the pulmonary circulation (small loop): The right ventricle (ventriculus dexter) pumps the blood through the pulmonary valve into the pulmonary artery and from here […]

36. SSW (Pregnancy & shy; week)

21 October 2017
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© iStock In the 36th week of pregnancy (SSW) the baby measures about 47 centimeters and weighs about 2,750 grams. From now on it can be adjusted, so enter with the head down to the pelvis and take the final birth position. From the 36th week especially first-time mothers feel often the first Senkwehen. The […]

Circular hair loss: Causes & Treatment

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto A bald spot on the head, "hole" in the eyebrows, bald patches in the beard: Circular hair loss can occur anywhere where hair grows. He is not dangerous, but it can burden the affected psychologically. What is the reason? And how can it be stopped? What is circular hair loss?Of […]

Protein in the urine (proteinuria)

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto too much protein is in the urine is called proteinuria. What percentage is, the doctor can determine using a urine sample. Too high values ​​can indicate a disease. Similarly, like a sieve filter the kidneys unneeded substances from the blood in order to dispose of them in the urine. present […]

Muscle cramps (cramp, spasm): Causes and Treatment

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto When a muscle spasm quite suddenly the muscle contracts strongly and without apparent cause. And that hurts: Everyone knows that which was torn before the middle of the night by a cramp or a cramp in the feet from sleep. Long a magnesium deficiency has been accepted as the main […]

Stomach (gastroscopy): Preparation

21 October 2017
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In a stomach (gastroscopy), the preparation less expensive than a colonoscopy, which makes a thorough colon cleansing necessary. To prevent food scraps in the stomach interfere with gastroscopy, it is sufficient for examination appointment sober to be - this means that they must at least eight hours before the examination not eat or drink! If […]

Staphylococcus aureus

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto The bacterium Staphylococcus aureus is common. For many people, the bacteria settle as part of the normal flora on the skin and mucous membranes without leading to them to diseases: About 20 to 50 percent of healthy adults carry Staphylococcus aureus permanently or temporarily with it. Staphylococcus aureus based mainly […]

9. SSW (Pregnancy & shy; week)

21 October 2017
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© iStock With the ninth week of pregnancy (SSW) begins the third month of pregnancy. The embryo now measures about two centimeters. His organs are fully developed by the end of the ninth week of pregnancy. Who had been struggling with pregnancy complaints, now noticed probably that this decline slowly - especially the severe fatigue […]

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