Fatty liver: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Photos.com A fatty liver occurs when the body makes more fat or gets fed through the food when he can break down or carry away from the liver. There may different causes give. The common form of fatty liver is the non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (Engl. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, short NAFLD). […]

Tendonitis: sequence of continuous load

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Stockbyte Whether at the computer workstation, making music or playing sports: who constantly repeats certain movements risks a tendonitis (tenosynovitis). The inflamed area is painful and swollen. What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Tendonitis is an inflammation of the tissue that surrounds the tendon. Doctors refer to them as tenosynovitis or tenosynovitis. Typical […]

Sore throat: If it hurts in the throat and scratching

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Pixland Often a sore throat accompanied by other symptoms, such as: Sore throat can different causes to have. Often, infections are caused by viruses and bacteria to blame for the sore throat. Loosen the neck and throat area of ​​inflammatory processes. As a result, the mucous membranes in the throat reddened, swollen […]

get pregnant: 12 Tips & Tricks

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto The probability of becoming pregnant depends on many factors. While some couples can look forward to coming after a short time, it in others, takes much longer until the pregnancy test is positive. What tips & Tricks help to get pregnant? A sexually mature woman can become pregnant each month […]

Night sweats: symptom with many causes

21 October 2017
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© iStock Overview: Possible Causes night sweats While night sweats can be harmless - yet is a rapid diagnosis recommended by the doctor when the nocturnal sweating occurs over a longer period. The doctor will want to know about before the physical examination, A typical question of the doctor could then be: "How often do […]

Circulatory problems: If the blood pressure drops

21 October 2017
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© iStock Circulatory problems are widespread: Nearly everyone knows at least some symptoms of poor circulation - such as dizziness, black before the eyes, or sweating up to the feeling of losing consciousness. Such circulatory disorders are due to a reduced blood supply to the brain, which cause a too low blood pressure (so-called. Hypotension) […]

Psoriasis: Common skin disease

21 October 2017
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© iStock © Okapia Psoriasis on the elbow (© Jeffrey Telner / OKAPIA) www.psoriasis-bund.deThe German Bund psoriasis e.V. is the only nationwide active non-profit self-help organization of people suffering from psoriasis (psoriasis) are ill. The Federation organized meetings and lectures, promotes the exchange of experience and represents the interests of those affected.

Herniated disc (disc prolapse)

21 October 2017
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© iStock To the common symptoms count with a herniated disc: When the back hurts suddenly strong, many think a little premature to a herniated disc. But in fact, is a herniated disc rarely known locally as lumbago - the cause of sudden back pain in the lumbar spine.  In general: A herniated disc can, […]

Tailbone pain (coccydynia) – causes, symptoms, treatment

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Wavebreak Media © LifeArt image / 2001 / Lippncott Williams & Wilkins all rights rese As coccyx is called the lowest region of the spine. It consists of three to five atrophied vertebrae that are fused together. Tailbone pain (coccydynia) can have various causes. Why the pain occurs, can not safely determine […]

Protein in the urine (proteinuria): What are the causes?

21 October 2017
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For too much protein in the urine (proteinuria) may have several causes. To a temporary and harmless proteinuria (So-called benign reversible proteinuria.) May, for example, by the following circumstances: A benign reversible proteinuria normally requires no Treatment. The protein levels in the urine can also under certain kidney disease increase, such as: but proteinuria can […]

Human body temperature: Certain fluctuations are normal

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Wavebreak Media "to operating": To ensure that all metabolic processes to run smoothly, the person needs a certain body temperature. This is never quite constant but subject to natural fluctuations, which are influenced by many factors - such as the time of day or physical activity. About 37 degrees Celsius (37 ° […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto If that Tissue in the carpal tunnel swells and thus the Median nerve pinches, solves the typical symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome from:  If the hand is bent, such as when holding a phone, steering wheel or book, the complaints are increasing frequently. Since the wrists often snap off in […]

Osteoarthritis (joint) – painful joints

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease) develops insidiously. Typical of an incipient arthritis include joint pain, which occur particularly after periods of rest: a sharp, sudden pain that eventually subsides upon further movement. Osteoarthritis begins when the articular cartilage wears out gradually. Later in the joint space becomes narrower until the ends […]

Middle ear infection (otitis media)

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto In a middle ear infection, the mucous membrane is inflamed in the middle ear, resulting in sharp ear pain and fever. Responsible for the disease both bacteria (V. A. streptococci and Haemophilus influenzae) and viruses can be.  Often a middle ear infection with another infectious disease begins - for example […]

Peptic ulcer (gastric ulcer)

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto At a stomach ulcer (gastric ulcer) the stomach lining is damaged in one place. An ulcer is the most common gastrointestinal disease and occurs mostly when the gastric mucosa is not sufficiently protected against the aggressive gastric acid. Frequently, an infection with the bacterium Helicobacter pylori is the cause. One […]

liver function tests

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto the designation "liver function tests" stands for the concentration of certain enzymes in the blood. Even if it comes spontaneously one or the other in the head: to connect the liver necessarily associated with liver damage due to excessive alcohol consumption, is not correct. Although alcohol abuse is a potential […]

Potassium: Potassium-rich foods

21 October 2017
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Potassium rich foods are especially plant-based foods. But also supply meat and fish Potassium. Be careful when cooking: Excluding vegetables longer lie in the water or boil it, the potassium from the food passes into the liquid. using the liquid then look no further, but she pours away, is also lost potassium.Is to be reduced […]

Inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis) – symptoms, treatment, causes

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Wavebreak Media In addition to in chronic pancreatitis other symptoms added, such as: in the advanced stage pancreatitis is already damaged pancreas. Nevertheless, during the anti-free phases sufferers are often painless and show no symptoms. Many other diseases can cause symptoms similar to pancreatitis. These must be excluded for a proper diagnosis. […]

Toxoplasmosis: During pregnancy a risk

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Mostly the toxoplasmosis harmless - just during pregnancy for the unborn child and for people with weakened immune systems presents them a risk. However, simple rules on behavior can effectively prevent infection. Toxoplasmosis is a caused by the parasite called Toxoplasma gondii infectious disease. The first description of this disease […]

Stomach pain – when the stomach pinches and presses

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Similar to abdominal pain come with stomach pain many causes question. Often stomach pains are harmless and perhaps only the result of a slight upset stomach. but they can also indicate a more serious condition. Sometimes the alleged stomach pain also arise elsewhere than in the stomach. Then it may Although […]

Heart muscle inflammation (myocarditis): frequently diagnosed late

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto A heart muscle inflammation (myocarditis) may be associated with different symptoms. the complaints were rather general, so it is not always easy to recognize a heart muscle inflammation directly as such are common. A heart muscle inflammation (myocarditis) may very different symptoms cause. mostly occur in myocarditis only slight or […]

Cirrhosis: cirrhosis of the liver scarred

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Cirrhosis is the final stage of various liver diseases in which the normal, healthy architecture of the liver destroyed and was replaced by loose connective tissue function. Because of the steady deterioration of the liver tissue hardens the liver, scarred and shrinks. Cirrhosis of the liver is therefore referred to […]

Overactive thyroid gland (hyperthyroidism): Too many thyroid hormones

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto An overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism) speeds up your metabolism and heart rate - and this has far-reaching consequences: for example, weight loss, hair loss, high blood pressure, nervousness, insomnia or diarrhea. Women are much more frequently affected than men. The hyperthyroidism is a Thyroid dysfunction: As a result of overactive thyroid […]

Heel Spurs: Painful spine under the heel

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto A heel spur is a small, pointed Bone exostosis on the sole. On the radiograph he looks like a thorn, which grows from the heel bone toward toe.  Typically, a heel spur is harmless and does not cause problems. However, if the tendon of the foot sole and the tissue […]

Lung cancer (lung cancer, lung cancer)

21 October 2017
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© iStock more symptoms of lung cancer include Especially smokers should these signs Immediately call their doctor attention. He refers the patient with suspected lung cancer then to a specialist in lung disease - a pulmonologist. Because basically, the earlier lung cancer is treated, the greater the chance of recovery.  Lung cancer is a malignant […]

Cold sores (herpes labialis)

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Cold sores (herpes labialis) is the best known form of herpes. Almost everyone knows the feeling, in which he proclaims himself: spanning the affected area on the lip, irritated and itchy. Subsequently, when are the often painful cold sore, you want only one thing: to get rid of the cold […]

Aphthous ulcers: Painful mouth sores

21 October 2017
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© iStock Aphthous ulcers can have many causes - in most cases it remains unclear how the painful mucosal damage has occurred in the mouth. The cause of recurrent aphthous ulcers (So-called. Habitual or chronic recurrent aphthous ulcers) is not known. The painful mucosal reactions may be due to an immune reaction of the body, […]

Polyneuropathy: tingling, numbness & Co.

21 October 2017
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© iStock In a polyneuropathy a portion of the nervous system is impaired in its function. The symptoms usually affect the nerves of the peripheral nervous system, So all the nerves that are outside of the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). The word "peripheral" it means something like "outside, lying on the edge", […]

Cough: Causes & Treatment

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Stockbyte Foreign objects of all kinds that enter the trachea, the airway can irritate and cause dry cough. incipient colds and flu irritate typically the upper respiratory tract, So the nose, sinuses and throat. Usually, however, the cough in these infections is relatively quickly in the productive cough with mucus. Breathe it, […]

Thyroid values: What’s normal?

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Stockbyte Use the thyroid levels, the doctor can check whether the thyroid is working properly and get information on possible malfunctions. The thyroid values ​​indicate the concentration of the thyroid hormone T3 (tri-iodothyronine) and T4 (levothyroxine, L-thyroxine), as well as the regulating hormone in the blood TSH again. The most telling thyroid […]

Multiple sclerosis (MS): disease with a thousand faces

21 October 2017
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© iStock Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). Signs and course of the nerve disease can be so different from case to case they as "Disease with a thousand faces" applies. In Germany about 120,000 people are living with MS. Multiple sclerosis is the […]

Foot pain if every step hurts

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Foot pain can occur anywhere in principle in the foot, for example, on the inside, on the instep or the occurrence on the heel. Often caused by overloading foot pain - for example, because it has been running all day on narrow high heels and has thereby formed a bubble. […]

Multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms

21 October 2017
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The three main symptoms of MS - numbness, blurred vision, muscle paralysis - do not necessarily determine the clinical picture: Multiple sclerosis can many other symptoms cause. Not for nothing it is considered Disease with a thousand faces. Several cranial nerves involved in the disease, multiple sclerosis can also contain certain symptoms face cause: Then […]

Trisomy 18 (Edwards Syndrome)

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Ingram Publishing Trisomy 18 (Edwards syndrome) is demonstrated by various typical symptoms. The developmental disorder is with numerous abnormalities and malformations associated affecting both the external appearance and the internal organs. Of the development is lagging behind begins during pregnancy womb. Children with trisomy 18 at birth therefore usually severely underweight and […]

Stroke (apoplexy, cerebral stroke, cerebral infarction, stroke)

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto A stroke (stroke, stroke, cerebral infarction or stroke) is a medical emergency that should be treated immediately. Strokes affect mainly the elderly. The most important risk factor for cerebral infarction is a longtime  High blood pressure. What is a stroke?A stroke is suddenly no longer supplied with blood, a circumscribed […]

Pain in the leg (leg pain)

21 October 2017
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© iStock Leg pain can have many different causes. Sometimes just a muscle strain or an overload infected (Such as sports) behind it. But leg pain can also be caused by injuries, circulatory problems, joint disease or neurological problems. In the leg run numerous muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves and blood vessels, especially in injury can […]

Chlamydia infection

21 October 2017
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© iStock Theoretically, chlamydia can also be cultured in the laboratory. However, since the cultivation of bacteria is quite complicated and erroneous results here are quite possible, this method usually does not come into consideration. In the course of reactive arthritis also other inflammatory reactions may occur in other areas of the body such as […]

Gout: Too much uric acid in the blood

21 October 2017
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© iStock Facts About Gout Gout is a Metabolic disease, in which the blood too much uric acid accumulates. The medical term for this condition is hyperuricemia. Without treatment, it may take one to two weeks until the symptoms of the inflammation has subsided. Thereafter, a months to year-long phase in which no symptoms (known […]

Thyroid values: TSH level (TSH basal)

21 October 2017
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The TSH level is usually a so-called "basal TSH" certainly. "basal" means that the release of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) prior to the determination Not by a stimulation method (such as a TRH test) has been suggested. When TRH test, the doctor administered the hormone TRH (TSH releasing hormone, also called thyrotropin or thyroid stimulating […]

Ovulation (ovulation)

21 October 2017
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© iStock Ovulation (ovulation) is an important clue in the menstrual cycle of a woman, because it can be used both for contraception and family planning. Especially with existing fertility there are countless questions about ovulation: But when it comes to preventing pregnancy, ovulation plays an important role: Various forms of hormonal contraception suppress ovulation […]

Leukocytes (white blood cells) in the urine

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto One can find a high number of leukocytes (white blood cells) in the urine sample, is usually a bacterial infection of the kidneys and / or urinary tract blame. But other inflammatory conditions can increase the leukocyte count in the urine. Leukocytes are body's defenses. They have different responsibilities and […]

Down syndrome (trisomy 21)

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Stockbyte Down syndrome (trisomy 21) is widespread: worldwide approximately one affected by 700 newborns, so every few minutes a baby with this congenital disorder to the world. Here, people of all races, nationalities and social classes equally represented. reason Down's syndrome is a Change the genetic material - more precisely, to the […]

Low blood pressure (hypotension): About Symptoms, Causes and Home Remedies

21 October 2017
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© iStock Sometimes, however, that too low blood pressure at various ailments leads. Typical symptoms are  This is because that passes through the low blood pressure less blood to the brain, so it receives less oxygen. Even that is not dangerous in itself: Only when you momentarily lose by a sudden drop in blood pressure […]

All methods of contraception and sexual health products – security check

21 October 2017
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© Jupiterimages / Stockbyte Condom, pill, spiral or coitus interruptus? The range of contraceptive methods is great - but which also offer enough security? While some contraceptives are not very secure, other methods protect when used correctly reliably against pregnancy. How safe contraception is, reveals the Pearl index. On Pearl Index of 1 means for […]

endometriosis

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Endometriosis occurs when tissue is resembling the uterine lining (endometrium) outside the inner cavity of the womb locates and rampant there - for example in the deeper layers of the wall of the uterus or completely outside the uterus in other organs. Pain occurs then especially during menstruation.  Depending on where the […]

Pyelonephritis (pyelonephritis)

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto Fever, fatigue, severe flank pain - with a kidney infection sufferers suddenly feel really sick. The disease is usually acute, if untreated but become chronic. What is a kidney infection (pyelonephritis)? The pyelonephritis - also known as pyelonephritis (Greek .: nephros = kidney, pyelos = pool) - is a kidney […]

Fibromyalgia (fibromyalgia syndrome)

21 October 2017
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© Jupiter Images / iStockphoto The secondary form occurs after organic diseases such as inflammatory rheumatic system diseases or autoimmune diseases, infectious diseases and especially after viral infections such as hepatitis C. And malignant (malignant) tumors or surgery may be preceded by a fibromyalgia. www.fibromyalgie-treffpunkt.deDiskussionsforum about fibromyalgia

Stye (hordeolum): Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

21 October 2017
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© iStock Important for sufferers: Press the sty in no case yourself! In general, the treatment consists initially of it to be seen that the stye bursts by itself and heal. If this is not done, it is advisable to the stye of a ophthalmologist treat to have. On stye is an acute inflammation of the gland […]

Sudden Hearing Loss: What’s this? And what can you do?

21 October 2017
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© iStock A sudden hearing loss usually occurs "out of the blue" on: Suddenly the person can on one or - more rarely - only poorly or not hear both ears. But where does the sudden hearing loss? And what can you do so that you can hear normal quickly? Some researchers suspect that a […]

Norovirus Infection – short but fierce

21 October 2017
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© iStock Behind sudden diarrhea often infected as a cause norovirus. Especially young children and the elderly often suffer by noroviruses. In a norovirus infection, the symptoms typically begin suddenly: The first signs are severe diarrhea and gush like vomiting. The symptoms usually of total well-being on out. Norovirus can be as significant within hours […]