Down syndrome (trisomy 21): Symptoms

21 October 2017
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Those with Down syndrome (trisomy 21) associated symptoms are individually very differently pronounced. In any case, the congenital disorder affects both the physical Development and organ functions as well as the intellectual Abilities. Some effects are already clearly seen at birth, while others only come to light in the course of further development. Individual symptoms […]

Iodine: Iodine-containing foods

21 October 2017
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Virtually all foods contain iodine. However, since very little is in the soil in Germany and particularly in the southern regions of the trace element, and the iodine content of common foods here is naturally rather low. strongly iodine-containing foods are found primarily in the ocean. Very good Jodlieferanten are Also milk and milkproducts contain […]

Basal Cell Carcinoma: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

21 October 2017
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© iStock How does a basal cell carcinoma developed?Excessive UV radiation damages the genetic material (DNA) of the so-called basal cells of the epidermis and of certain skin cells in the hair root. This DNA damage can lead to that the cells to multiply uncontrollably. This results in tumors, called the medics as basal cell […]

Testicular Cancer: Early signs and symptoms typical

21 October 2017
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The main testicular cancer symptoms are typically in the fact that one on the balls painless, predominantly unilateral swelling or induration forms, which is slowly increased. Mostly the men involved themselves or their partners or partners who palpate the testicle cancer than crude knot in the scrotum first. In addition to testicular cancer other symptoms […]

Vaginal yeast infection (vaginal mycosis)

21 October 2017
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© iStock Vaginal yeast infection (vaginal mycosis, mycosis) occurs in three out of four women at least once in their lifetime, making it one of the most common infections of the female reproductive organs. What is a vaginal yeast infection? Vaginal yeast infection is a Fungal infection (mycosis) of vagina, ignited by the vaginal mucosa. Vaginal yeast infection […]

Kidney Stones: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Facts about kidney stones Kidney stones form in the kidney and in the urinary tract. Kidney stones can be depending on the composition in various types of stone divided: Whether and what symptoms depends on the Size and location the kidney stones from. Small kidney stones can unnoticed migrate into […]

Genital itching: Causes

21 October 2017
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Genital itching can many different causes to have. When the outer sheath (vagina), the vagina, the penis or the glans short term itches, the reasons are often harmless: The paresthesia is - similar to the pain, cold or heat sensation - the protection of the skin. Often the Pilz Candida is responsible for ensuring that […]

Alzheimer’s disease (Alzheimer’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease)

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Polka Dot Images Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia: about 60 percent of people with dementia have Alzheimer's. Women are affected about twice as often from Alzheimer's disease than men, which may have to do not least with the higher life expectancy. Moreover, familial clustering observed. The causes of Alzheimer's […]

Sleep apnea: breathing interruptions during sleep

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Goodshoot Who is the day extremely tired, maybe sleep apnea: Its consequences range from occasional complaints and nodding at undemanding activities to extreme drowsiness and inability to work. In many cases, sleep apnea is in the long run, a risk to the cardiovascular system. Therefore, it is advisable to do something about […]

arm pain

21 October 2017
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© iStock Whether after a fall, after a vaccination or after exercise - arm pain probably had any before. The exact causes of arm pain are extremely varied: from a harmless sore about osteoarthritis and bone fracture. Harmless arm pain, such as a muscle strain due to unusual stress, often disappear after a short time […]

Pulmonary edema (fluid in the lungs): Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

21 October 2017
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© iStock With "water in the lungs" pulmonary edema is usually meant. Who feels typical symptoms - such as rapid, shallow and rattling breath and cough - should as soon as possible to go to the doctor. Because untreated pulmonary edema can have life-threatening consequences. What is a pulmonary edema?Pulmonary edema is an abnormal accumulation […]

Tachycardia, palpitations: Causes & Treatment

21 October 2017
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© iStock Excitement, stress and joy can sometimes your heart beat faster. Rapid heartbeat and palpitations are often mild and go after a short while. But sometimes the two symptoms also indicate certain diseases. What are heart palpitations and heart palpitations? From palpitation (So-called. Palpitations) is pronounced when a person feel his own heartbeat. This […]

Acute Bronchitis: symptoms, duration, treatment, medication

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto The acute bronchitis may have different causes. In 9 out of 10 cases it is, however, caused by viruses, usually as part of a cold or flu. © iStock is important in acute bronchitis, especially that you take care of himself. Who should get vaccinated?

Arm pain: typical causes

21 October 2017
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Arm pain are complaints, behind which a number of different causes can stick. Thus, the arm pain can arise including through bone and joint problems, muscle problems, nerve irritation and nerve damage and circulation problems. Drawing pains in the upper arm interpret for example, very different causes out as a swollen elbow. The arm is […]

Heartburn: Overview

21 October 2017
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© iStock It feels as if acid rise up his neck. And actually creates heartburn when acidic stomach juices to flow into the esophagus. Often certain foods trigger the symptoms of, but also a pregnancy and some diseases can cause heartburn. Is often accompanied by heartburn and acid reflux associated, with some gastric juice can […]

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE): Everything about symptoms, treatments and history

21 October 2017
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© iStock When systemic lupus erythematosus - SLE or short - is a rare autoimmune disease: that is, the immune system produces antibodies against the body itself. As a result, everywhere in the body can occur inflammation and damage organs. Although SLE is not curable, it can be due to various active ingredients but usually […]

Urination: Causes

21 October 2017
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must be an increased frequency of urination not necessarily morbidly be. Thus, an occasionally increased urge to urinate as well: In some cases, increased urination also has psychological causes - as an extreme emotional distress or stress: Especially nervous people can (for example, the sound of splashing water or cold) quickly feel the need to […]

Genital warts (condyloma), HPV

21 October 2017
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© iStock Genital warts are also genital warts or pointed condyloma called. They belong to the genital warts and occur both in men and in women. What are genital warts?Warts are benign skin lesions caused by human papillomavirus (HPV), mainly on the genitals. so condyloma among the sexually transmitted diseases. They are very contagious, so […]

Anxiety disorder: If fear makes you sick

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Ingram Publishing A generalized anxiety disorder manifests itself by typical symptoms as: A panic attack can last up to several hours for a few minutes - but in most cases it lasts about 10 to 30 minutes. If the physical symptoms of panic disorder on the heart focus (for example, heart rate, […]

Celiac Disease: Overview

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Polka Dot Images Celiac disease (celiac sprue) is distributed worldwide and can cause unpleasant symptoms such as diarrhea, nausea and a bloated belly. Especially in children, the disturbed intestinal function lead to malnutrition and thus growth and development disorders. The terms In Europe, an estimated ill 1 of 70 to 200 people […]

Diabetes mellitus (diabetes) – when blood sugar is too high

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Forum Diabetes: Online discussion with expert advice Have a question about diabetes? Whether you have type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes or diabetes in pregnancy - our expert Dr. Winfried Keuthage help you further! To the forum ... are considered typical symptoms of diabetes: © iStock Intense thirst is a […]

Red eyes (red eyes): What are the causes?

21 October 2017
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Red eyes (red eyes) can one or both sides occur. They occur when the blood vessels in the eye wide and let the whites of eyes thus appear red. The causes of red eye can be in irritation or overexertion, such as by: But following reasons can cause red eyes: A frequent Cause of red […]

Gallbladder blockage in the bile ducts

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto A biliary colic occurs suddenly - usually evening or at night after a fatty meal. Out of nowhere, this occurs very strong and dull pain in the right upper abdomen that can last up to several hours a few Minten. The good news: Usually goes by biliary colic by itself […]

Coated tongue (tongue coating): harmless or health problems?

21 October 2017
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© iStock A coated tongue is usually harmless hygienic reasons. Unpleasant the tongue coating is still as it often causes a furry feeling in the mouth and bad breath. but the coating on the tongue can also be a symptom of many different diseases. How does this happen? The tongue is a coated mucosal muscle […]

Spotting: Causes

21 October 2017
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A spotting can basically three reasons to have. She can: be caused. In many cases there is a hormonal trigger for spotting often associated with the menstrual cycle. Cyclic spotting, so spotting that are associated with the menstrual cycle and occur regularly at the same time, can have different causes: Vorblutungen (pre-menstrual bleeding), So bleeding […]

Cervical cancer: risk factor HP viruses

21 October 2017
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© iStock The Standing Committee on Vaccination at the Robert Koch Institute (STIKO) recommends the HPV vaccine for girls aged 9 to 14 years. www.zervita.deInformation and education about cervical cancer and HPV by the project group Zervita www.krebshilfe.deGerman Cancer Aid E.V .: information materials on cancer, advice and support of self-help groups or stakeholders. www.frauenselbsthilfe.deFrauenselbsthilfe […]

Implantation (nidation)

21 October 2017
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© iStock As implantation (nidation) is the process in which a fertilized egg in the uterine lining constructed sets. With the implantation of the actual pregnancy, which can now also be determined hormonally begins - first by blood test shortly afterwards by urine test. Once a month, an egg gets in a woman of reproductive […]

Cold (flu infection): Every year

21 October 2017
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© iStock A cold is accompanied by rather mild discomfort and sometimes with fever. Often a flu infection occurs after exposure to cold or stress when the body is weakened. A cold is a acute infection of the upper respiratory tract: Who has a cold, has an acute inflammation of the nose and throat, with […]

Hamstring Therapy

21 October 2017
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In a hamstring, the therapy depends on the severity of the injury. In any case: Discontinue any exercise immediately and treat the hamstring as soon as possible after the so-called PECH scheme (Phousing, eis, Compression, Hochlagerung)! Do not try weiterzutrainieren with a hamstring! A suitable primary care (yet "on that place") May shorten the healing […]

between bleeding

21 October 2017
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© iStock Menstruation occurs in a cycle of an average of 28 days. It increases over one or two days and then be gradually again. occur between bleeding mostly as weak spotting (Spotting) on ​​outside this time. Often they are more pronounced than the ordinary period (metrorrhagia). What is an interim period? As an intermediate […]

Breast cancer (breast cancer)

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto A breast reconstruction, which is a breast reconstruction, provides, for example, to an extended engagement as the radical surgery (removal of the entire breast, so-called. mastectomy) to. but a reconstruction is possible after breast-conserving surgery. The reconstruction can be both immediately following the surgery and months or years later carry […]

chills

21 October 2017
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© iStock Chills is a typical general symptom of infectious diseases associated with high fever: It comes to muscle twitching - especially at the thigh and back muscles and the muscles of mastication, without it being possible at will affect it. A push usually takes a few minutes and often goes directly to sleep. Chills […]

shoulder pain

21 October 2017
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© iStock Shoulder pain can restrict the freedom of movement strong and make everyday life difficult. Causes are many, often inserted a so-called impingement syndrome behind the complaints. But even acute injuries and wear loose from shoulder pain. Often a long-term, consistently applied physiotherapy is needed to the muscles strong - to avoid surgery can […]

Blood poisoning (sepsis): Symptoms, Causes & Therapy

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Case of blood poisoning quick action is important. Within the first hours, the patient's condition may worsen to such an extent that his life is in danger. This can be avoided with early treatment usually. What is blood poisoning?Of blood poisoning speak physicians when the immune system vigorously defend against […]

Liver function tests: Elevated liver function tests

21 October 2017
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Elevated liver function tests are a common finding. On the one hand there are diseases or disorders of the liver itself, pull the elevated liver values ​​after themselves. On the other hand, the liver function tests are useful in a number of other diseases that are not directly related to the liver, often too high. […]

Vitamin D: Vitamin D overdose

21 October 2017
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A long-term (Chronic) Vitamin D overdose can serious consequences have: The increased intake of vitamin D to calcium can deposit in blood vessels and kidneys. In addition to the signs of an acute overdose occurs then Renal - possible are kidney stones and even renal failure.

Stomach cancer (gastric cancer): Symptoms

21 October 2017
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Stomach cancer (gastric cancer) do not by most uncharacteristic symptoms such as abdominal pain or sudden weight loss noticeable. or Affected gradually the symptoms as harmless - often occur long time no complaints. Possible stomach cancer symptoms include: In advanced, large tumors, they may be palpable especially in lean people. When the gastric cancer to […]

Sciatica (sciatica, sciatica)

21 October 2017
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© iStock Typical of sciatica (sciatic pain, sciatica) are lower back pain (ie low back pain) that radiate to the leg. Often the sciatic nerve is then clamped: This can happen very suddenly - for example, if one bends down or lift something heavy. Sciatica are so neuralgia (Nerve pain = neuralgia): reason for sciatica […]

Complete blood count

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto As complete blood count physicians denote a combination of small blood picture and the so-called differential blood count. The differential blood count examines the subspecies of white blood cells. A complete blood count gives the physician shall include information about possible infections, impaired hematopoiesis or anemia (anemia). The doctor orders […]

High blood pressure (hypertension, high blood pressure) – an endemic disease

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto High blood pressure (hypertension, high blood pressure) is a widespread disease: Some 30 percent of Germans are concerned - often without knowing it. The reason: It may take a long time to high blood pressure causes symptoms. Nevertheless, a high blood pressure damages the body. The good news: Anyone can […]

Inflammation values ​​(inflammation) in the blood

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto The so-called inflammatory markers, signs of infection or inflammation parameters in the blood are so called because they rise by severe inflammation in the body. Based on these blood test results so you can untargeted look for inflammation in the body. Suspicion of infection include the Review of a sample […]

Asperger syndrome: mild form of autism

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto People with Asperger syndrome find it hard Relationships with others build. They show far fewer facial expressions and gestures than other people and rarely take eye contact. Also, if it acts to outsiders: people with Asperger syndrome want to live not necessarily remote - but they are not able assess […]

Rash (rash)

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Red spots, hives, pimples or blisters, with or without itching: There are numerous forms of skin rash. Often stuck harmless causes behind it. But especially in children, the rash may also indicate diseases like measles or rubella. Itchy rashes are used in medicine often called eczema designated. An acute (ie […]

Diarrhea: What to do ?: What help home remedies?

21 October 2017
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For mild diarrhea you can first try, diarrhea (diarrhea) treat yourself. Most intestinal complaints heard after a few days on their own. Home remedies can help in addition. Even with home remedies applies: Pull but definitely consult a doctor if: Who has prolonged diarrhea, lose a lot of fluids and electrolytes. therefore drink much, for […]

Depression: disease with many faces

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Polka Dot Images For mild depression, the symptoms are fairly mild pronounced. The moderate depression, however, already represents a severe limitation in daily life - and in severe depression, the symptoms can be so severe that the person hardly is still able to do small things themselves.  Depression can be felt in […]

Arthritis (joint inflammation)

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints and can occur in various forms. The most common arthritis is rheumatoid arthritis (rheumatism), an autoimmune disease. In addition, a joint can become inflamed by an infection with bacteria. Also, certain metabolic disorders such as gout sometimes lead to arthritis; as it can […]

Plantar warts (warts piercing): Treatment

21 October 2017
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Plantar warts (warts puncture, plantar warts) need not necessarily be a therapy. Especially in children often disappear after a few years by itself (Spontaneous healing), usually with the onset of puberty. However, they cause pain or are spreading, a therapy is useful. However, plantar warts are often stubborn and treatment is therefore usually lengthy - […]

Sunstroke: When sun irritates the meninges

21 October 2017
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© iStock How do we know that a person - or oneself - has a sunstroke? The first indications of a possible sunstroke are symptoms that occur after a long stay in the sun, especially when the head was not well protected from the sun. Has the person the lost conscioussness or is his awareness […]

Heart attack (myocardial infarction): Every minute counts

21 October 2017
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© iStock Heart attack (myocardial infarction) is one of this country among the most common causes of death. A healthy lifestyle can but prevent the heart attack! That is why the recommendation is: possible risk factors (such as smoking or obesity) and prevent existing underlying diseases (such as hypertension) can be treated optimally. Heart attack […]

Dizziness (Vertigo): About the causes, diagnosis and treatment

21 October 2017
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© iStock Do you know that? They lie in bed in the morning, then stand on relatively quickly and suddenly you dizzy. You have the feeling that the whole world around you would rotate. You need to sit down again. Sometimes nausea and dizziness is added in addition to dizziness. Then you are not alone: […]