Amenorrhea
Diseases

Amenorrhea

Amenorrhea is simply defined as the absence of the menstrual period in a woman of reproductive age. It is generally classified into 2 types, Primary and Secondary amenorrhea. Primary Amenorrhea is the failure of menses to occur by the age of 16 years, even in the presence of normal growth and secondary sexual characteristics while secondary…

Anemia
Diseases

Anemia

Anemia is the most common blood condition that occurs due to the reduction of healthy red blood cells in the blood. There are many types of anemia with different causes and treatments; some are even hereditary and terminal. Iron deficiency anemia is one of the most common forms of anemia. In very severe anemia, the…

Allergic Rhinitis
Diseases

Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic Rhinitis or ‘hay fever’ occurs due to the exposure to allergens like pet hairs, pollens, dust, etc. resulting in the inflammation of the inner lining of the nose. The classical sign of allergic rhinitis is rhinorrhea (excess nasal secretion) and it can be seasonal as well as perennial. The seasonal allergies last only in particular seasons or…

Allergic Dermatitis
Diseases

Allergic Dermatitis

Allergic dermatitis is one of the most prevalent forms of immunotoxicity resulting from the exposure of the skin to the allergens. The presence of the rash or skin lesion at the site of exposure is the initial sign of Allergic Dermatitis. However, depending on the type of allergen causing it, the rash can ooze, drain or crust and…

Allergic Bronchitis
Diseases

Allergic Bronchitis

Allergic Bronchitis is a respiratory condition, triggered by an overly active immune system reaction against harmless foreign substances that enters the lungs. This condition involves inflammation of the bronchioles and the lower respiratory system due to allergens. Ayurvedic Description Of Allergic Bronchitis: In Ayurveda, bronchitis is known as Shwasa Pranali Shoth (inflammation of respiratory tract) or the Shwasa-Kasa Roga…

Acidity
Diseases

Acidity

Acidity is one of the mostly seen consequences of overproduction of hydrochloric acid from the gastric glands followed by other symptoms like dyspepsia, heartburn and stomach ulcers. The prevalence of acidity is majorly found in people with non-vegetarian diet and in those who eat excessive oily and spicy food. The condition of acidity is also…

Acne
Diseases

Acne

‘Acne’ is one of the common causes of spots on the face. It usually affects the face but may also affect the back, neck and chest. The severity of acne can range from mild to severe. About 8 in 10 teenagers develop some degree of acne. It is also estimated that about 3 in 10…