Dehydration and dehydration: If threatened to dry up the body

21 October 2017
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© iStock Often the causes of fluid deficiency are immediately apparent - for example when it comes to the consequences of severe diarrhea or excessive heat. Sometimes, however, further physical examinations are necessary, for example, when kidney disease is hidden behind the dehydration.

Circulatory disorders – when blood flow is disturbed

21 October 2017
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© iStock Circulatory problems connecting many people with pale skin, dormant hands and a tingling sensation in the legs. What some do not know is also in the brain or myocardial perfusion disturbances are possible - with disastrous consequences,.  In most cases, circulatory disorders caused by narrowed or clogged arteries - for example due to […]

Itching (pruritus)

21 October 2017
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© iStock Whether the whole body or only on the scalp, itching (pruritus) is a very unpleasant sensation on the skin. Man scratching at the affected site, scrubs or pushes it around. In most cases, itching might be annoying, but harmless. What helps effectively against the itching. Skin sensations such as pain, cold or heat […]

Phimosis (foreskin): when the doctor?

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto In a phimosis (foreskin), the foreskin can not be on the penis or with difficulty over the glans retreat. But be careful - in young children is normal, this condition: From birth, there is a so-called foreskin (or physiological phimosis), which is mostly gone before the age of three years. […]

Galle: Important digestive helpers

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto What the body needs actually Galle? Is with "bile" meant the gallbladder? And that has to do with the liver bile? Many people deal with these issues only when they have symptoms, such as gallstones. But without bile digestion could not run smoothly. "I was operated on the bile" - […]

Renal cyst, polycystic kidney disease: causes, symptoms and treatment

21 October 2017
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© iStock Cystic kidney disease can not be cured. but it is possible to treat the symptoms. If the patient has a high blood pressure, the doctor may prescribe anti-hypertensive agents. If the kidney function continues to deteriorate, is used to treat a dialysis or kidney transplant necessary. have children with this form of inherited […]

The heart

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto The heart pumps blood through our body, thus keeping the bloodstream upright. In this manner, it ensures that the blood reaches all the organs, tissues and cells, and this supply of oxygen and nutrients. Functionally, the heart is (fachsprachlich: Cor) a hollow muscle with multiple chambers (two atria, two chambers […]

Bladder cancer (bladder cancer) – often initially asymptomatic

21 October 2017
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© iStock Smoking is the greatest Risk factor for bladder cancer. Even passive smoking increases the risk of developing it. The following applies: The longer you smoke, the higher the risk for bladder cancer. It is believed that about every other bladder cancer disease through smoking arises. Certain chemicals are suspected of causing bladder cancer. […]

Muscle strain: typical symptoms

21 October 2017
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Is typical of a muscle strain that the muscles affected hardened and gradually cramping in some pain. In many cases, victims can not move without pain the leg or arm. The special feature of a muscle strain: The pain are slowly and continuously. This distinguishes them from sports injuries such as hamstring, suddenly and unexpectedly […]

Restless legs syndrome (RLS, restless legs)

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Digital Vision In more than 50 percent that an emergency occurs, the restless legs syndrome piled in the family on. Therefore, it is believed that there are hereditary influences. Meanwhile, several genes are known which appear to play a role in the disease. Exactly what form this, however, is still unklar.Grundsätzlich be […]

Salmonella, salmonellosis

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Photodisc Salmonella are bacteria that can cause in humans a called salmonellosis gastrointestinal inflammation (gastroenteritis) with diarrhea and vomiting. Salmonella infection is always done through the mouth - mainly through foods that are contaminated with salmonella (known salmonella poisoning.). Salmonella occur primarily in animals but can multiply in humans. There are many […]

pH: Acidic or basic?

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto The pH is a measure of how acidic or basic a solution is. It indicates how many hydrogen ions (H +) are present in it. the solution The lower the pH, the more acidic: where. In the medical sense it is often at the pH value of the blood which […]

Soreness: What is it?

21 October 2017
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© iStock Muscle soreness is a common sports injury: Virtually everyone knows this muscle pain particularly strong incriminating sports or other physical activities occur mostly after unaccustomed or. Typically occurs soreness never directly after exercise on, but at the earliest a few hours after the causative strain. This feature uses the English name for the […]

Melanoma (skin cancer): Symptoms

21 October 2017
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A melanoma (skin cancer) can cause symptoms that are initially outside not always be distinguished from harmless skin changes: Some benign lesions may similar look like early skin cancer signs. In more advanced Stages is skin cancer usually better seen. However, it is important to quickly determine if changes in the skin may have skin […]

Gastro-intestinal flu (gastroenteritis, gastrointestinal infections): contagion

21 October 2017
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In a gastrointestinal flu (gastroenteritis, gastrointestinal infection), the infection usually happens directly from person to personWho has an infectious diarrhea and vomiting, the pathogen is ruled out in the stool and vomit and distributes them unnoticed in its environment, such as on objects or surfaces. In that case the gastro-intestinal flu is the consequence of […]

Prostate inflammation (prostatitis)

21 October 2017
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© iStock The term prostatitis (prostatitis) indicates an acute or chronic inflammation of the prostate. When the prostate is a chestnut-sized gland with a smooth surface, which is located below the bladder in males and encloses the top portion of the urethra. The prostate can ignite, for example, when bacteria or certain substances penetrate from […]

Magnesium: Magnesium Overdose (hypermagnesemia)

21 October 2017
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A magnesium overdose (hypermagnesemia) by the daily food intake is usually Not to fear. For healthy people excessive intake of the mineral matter about the food is usually harmless, because too much magnesium captured, the body secretes simply. The regular intake of magnesium as a dietary supplement is no problem for otherwise healthy in general. […]

Intestinal obstruction (ileus): Symptoms

21 October 2017
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With an intestinal obstruction (ileus) associated symptoms may - depending on the nature and cause of the closure - very differently be. On mechanical Intestinal obstruction (ileus) is characterized by the following symptoms: If a mechanical bowel obstruction developed the symptoms have almost always take an overactive bowel movements in his way, because: The gut […]

Flu vaccine (flu shot): What you should know!

21 October 2017
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© iStock Yes, the flu vaccine does not provide 100 percent protection - in rare cases, vaccinated with the flu may impair health. This can have several reasons: The vaccine of the flu vaccine is In adults, the doctor usually injected the vaccine into a muscle (intramuscular injection) - for example in the upper arm. […]

Plantar warts (lancing warts)

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Plantar warts (warts puncture, plantar warts) are harmless, but can be unpleasant. They form with fondness on the soles, especially in places that are exposed to much pressure. This plantar warts can cause great pain when walking or standing. Plantar warts you get by infection with certain types of human […]

Spina bifida (spina bifida)

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Stockbyte Spina bifida (spina bifida) is a congenital malformation of the spine and the spinal cord, can occur in different degrees of severity. Spina bifida occurs when the so-called neural tube, from which the spine and spinal cord develop the embryo, while the third or fourth week of pregnancy closes not right. […]

Stomach (gastroscopy): Sequence

21 October 2017
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At a stomach (gastroscopy) you can use a fast process expected. Most is a gastroscopy after a short time (a few minutes) already over: More time the doctor is not needed with a tube-like instrument (a special, as a gastroscope designated endoscope) to look into the stomach. Gastroscopy can in the hospital or outpatient - […]

Gallbladder: catch basin for Galle

21 October 2017
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© iStock When the gallbladder is a small pear-shaped hollow organ located below the liver in the right upper abdomen. The middle part of the gallbladder is firmly adherent to the liver. The gallbladder has actually only a concrete function: It stores the bile between meals juices produced by the liver and releases it when needed […]

bone cancer

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Photos.com Medical experts to denote malignant tumors that occur in bone tissue as bone cancer. Thanks to modern therapies can cure bone cancer in many cases. The earlier the cancer is detected, the better the chance to get well. To the main symptoms are of bone cancer Pain and swelling Skin and […]

Endoscopy (mirroring)

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Endoscopy (mirroring) is a medical technology, investigate with the help of Doctors Without or with only a minor surgical procedure body cavities and hollow organs, detect diseases and possibly may be the same deal. Endoscopy is a special instrument the so-called: used endoscope. Each endoscope has a camera or a […]

Coated tongue (tongue coating): Causes

21 October 2017
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Most have a coated tongue harmless causes. The tongue coating then consists mainly of old cells, food particles and non-disease-causing germs. Above all, who takes an inordinate amount of coffee, tea, milk and alcohol to be developed quickly a coating on the tongue. Cause of a coated tongue is often a lack of friction: By […]

7. SSW (Pregnancy & shy; week)

21 October 2017
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© iStock In the seventh week of pregnancy (SSW), the embryo measures about five millimeters from crown to rump (SSL = crown-rump length) and now resembles a small thick bean. Throughout this week, the embryo begins to move. The first movements are still uncontrolled and act more like a twitch. it can be, and in […]

Measuring blood pressure – why? And how does it work?

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Hemera to measure blood pressure is simple and painless - and therefore in medicine an important method of investigation: The blood pressure measurement provides quick information on how the heart and circulation work. Blood pressure is the pressure emanating from the heart, produced in the arteries. This pressure is not a constant […]

Fatigue: Causes & Treatment

21 October 2017
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© iStock There are two types of fatigue: The two forms of fatigue can be, however, impossible to clearly delimit. Frequently they have common causes. A blood sugar (hypoglycaemia), for example, on the one hand lead to the muscles of the starting fuel. On the other hand, the sugar deficiency can affect the metabolism of […]

Gastrointestinal virus

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea - often lies a gastrointestinal virus behind these complaints. The virus causes a gastrointestinal flu, which is accompanied by an inflammation of the mucous membranes of the stomach and intestines. Vomiting and diarrhea is the unpleasant result. A gastrointestinal flu is quite contagious - it is usually […]

Heart pain: Causes

21 October 2017
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Heart pain can have many different causes - not always hides a disease of the heart behind it. The pain may spread to the chest as other organs and Heart pain be similar, for example, If the doctor for heart pain is no physical causes, but the person continues to suffer from severe symptoms and […]

Varicose veins (varices)

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Photos.com Varicose veins (varices) affect almost everyone: At about 90 percent Deutsche change some veins throughout life and can develop into a vein disorders. Women are more affected than men. The bluish veins occur mainly at or in the legs. In general, however, varicose veins are mostly harmless changes. Most sufferers have […]

Epididymis & shy; inflammation (epididymitis)

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto A epididymitis (epididymitis) usually occurs unilaterally: Then there is pain in the epididymis and scrotum is increasingly swollen. Often the same time there is an inflammation of the testicles (orchitis) - in which case we speak of a orchiepididymitis. The epididymitis and their symptoms usually develop gradually. Below the inflammation […]

Ligament: Conservative treatment or surgery?

21 October 2017
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In a ligament therapy begins immediately after the injury with the initial treatment. It follows the so-called PECH rule: Phousing, eis, Compression, Hochlagern. Any physical activity should be suspended for a suspected torn ligaments immediately. If the patient is bent over about football and he has pain in the ankle, he was the foot if […]

zinc

21 October 2017
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© iStock Zinc is an essential trace element, that is, it is vital and can not be manufactured by the body itself. As a rule, healthy people can meet the daily daily requirement of zinc problems on the diet. but sometimes it can also lead to nutritional deficiencies. Zinc fulfilled in the body many functions. […]

Genital itching: Annoying, but mostly harmless

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Itching might be annoying in the genital area (genital pruritus). If itching shortly the outer sheath (vagina), the penis or the glans, but this is usually harmless: Like other skin sensations - such as touch, pain, heat or cold - is itching as a protective mechanism. For the itching in […]

Balance & shy; disorders: Causes

21 October 2017
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Incoordination can different causes to have. Sometimes the trigger of an imbalance are completely harmless. Thus, as the fluctuating ground on cruises - bring your sense of balance confusion - especially in heavy seas. There is also some diseases, that come with balance disorders as causes in question, for example:

Clitoris (clitoris)

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto The clitoris (the clitoris) is one of the sexual organs of the woman and used exclusively for sexual pleasure sensation. The clitoris is located inside the labia majora (labia) and specifically where the small inner lips meet, about two centimeters above the urethral meatus. The clitoris consists of a Schwellkörpersystem, […]

Iron metabolism

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Iron metabolism includes the uptake, distribution and excretion of iron in the body. If it comes here to disrupt or cause an imbalance, this can have consequences for health. Iron (chem. Signs = Fe) is the most abundant trace element in the human body. The total iron hand amounts in […]

Sun allergy (polymorphic light eruption) – what to do?

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto The sun allergy (polymorphic light eruption) occurs in Germany due to climate change mainly from March to June on. When traveling in sunny regions, they can form at any time by contrast. Those affected can spoil the pleasure of sun pretty. But who heeded a few tips that can prevent […]

Vaginal discharge in pregnancy

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Hormonal changes often cause the vaginal discharge increases during pregnancy. One in two women has therefore in pregnancy increased vaginal discharge than usual. To the normal female bodily functions include, among others, the daily discharge from the vagina. It consists of mucosal cells and fluid that is secreted from the […]

The autonomic nervous system: the sympathetic, parasympathetic, and enteric nervous system

21 October 2017
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The human body has to adapt to changing conditions ever: increases as the ambient temperature to activate the sweat glands - people exert themselves physically, gets the heart rate. Responsible for this vital adjustments is called the autonomic nervous system. It is divided into three different nervous systems: A distinction Functionally one can sympathetic and […]

Hemorrhoids FAQ: How can you treat hemorrhoids yourself?

21 October 2017
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The most important prerequisite to alleviate discomfort caused by hemorrhoids, is a healthy digestion. Try to achieve a balanced, high-fiber diet a regular digestion and soft but formed stool. To avoid excessive straining at defecation. Also watch out for a lot of movement and a sufficient fluid intake in the form of water, fruit juice Schorlen, […]

Erysipelas (erysipelas): a sudden flare-up of skin infection

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Erysipelas (also called erysipelas or erysipelas) is triggered by inflammation of the skin bacteria. You can only come when the exciting - mostly A streptococci - from minor injury (such as small lacerations, eczema or athlete's foot between the toes) enter the lymph of the dermis. Within hours or a […]

Fleas: flea bites

21 October 2017
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Flea bites itch very strong and are formed reddish papules or swelling. The actual flea bite or flea bite can be seen in the middle part as a red dot. Most flea bites occur in triple Pack because the fleas often only "sample bites" make before they decide to sting site. The flea bites are […]

Folic acid (folate): Folic acid deficiency

21 October 2017
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A folic acid deficiency in the developed world widespread: The majority of people in Germany reached the recommended amount of 300 micrograms Folic acid per day Not. Most take a day between 200 and 300 Micrograms to himself. Basically, a folic acid deficiency can by a varied diet based on whole grains, lots of vegetables […]

Discharge from the vagina (vaginal discharge)

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Every woman has him discharge from the vagina (vaginal discharge). That the vagina (called. White River) continuously in small quantities a whitish, odorless secretion secretes part of normal female body functions. Only under certain circumstances, the discharge is morbid. Why do women vaginal discharge? The normal discharge from the vagina […]

Neck pain – widespread but mostly harmless

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Neck pain is a common symptom: Up to 15 percent of the population experience pain in the neck that may radiate up into his arms in the back of the head and shoulders. Mostly, however, the painful neck tension is harmless and disappears within a few days again - (. […]

Folic acid (folate): foods with folic acid

21 October 2017
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Folic acid (folate) can take both vegetable and animal foods than to himself. The plant foods, especially leafy vegetables such as spinach and lettuce, cabbage and some fruits and products made from whole grain contain much folic acid. Especially rich in folic acid are wheat germ and soybeans. In animal foods liver and liver products […]

Pain in the hand

21 October 2017
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© iStock when gripping, writing or in print if ever hurt his hands, probably everyone goes to the doctor. But the diagnosis is not always easy - after all, the causes of pain in the hand are extremely varied. overloading or injury often behind it, but also diseases such as carpal tunnel syndrome, a ganglion […]

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