A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions

A Simple Guide to Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,770. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sexual health, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Women's health
Sexually transmitted diseases are transmitted through sexual intercourse with multiple partners or with an infected partner. It is unlikely that monogamous relationship can pass on sexually transmitted disease. Sexually transmitted disease can be caused by 1.bacteria such as gonorrhea , chlamydia, syphilis 2.Viral infection such as HIV,herpes, human papilloma virus 3.parasite such as trichomonas
A Simple Guide to Skin Polyp and Other Polyps
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / skin, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
A skin polyp is a growth on the surface of the skin.The skin polyps can be raised on a stalk (pendulated) or flat (sessile). Most skin polyps are benign, which means they are not cancerous. Besides skin polyps, there are polyps present in the mucosa of the ear, nose and throat. Other polyps are present in the stomach, colon, uterus, cervix, bladder and even in the gallbladder.
A Simple Guide to AutoImmune Diseases
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / immune system, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
An auto immune disease is a disease of the human body where the immune system of the body attacks its own cells in the joints as in Rheumatoid arthritis Or in the skin as in psoriasis Or in the muscles as in Myasthenia gravis Or throughout the body as in Systemic Lupus Erythematosis There are over 80 different types of auto immune diseases in the body
A Simple Guide to Hypertension and Heart Diseases
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,390. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, refers to a condition in which the blood is pumped around the body above normal pressure. A blood pressure reading of 120/80 is read as 120 over 80 millimetres of mercury. The top number is your systolic pressure. This is the pressure in your arteries when your heart pumps. The bottom number is your diastolic blood pressure.
A Simple Guide to Dementia and Alzheimer's Diseases
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Dementia is a disease in which brain tissue degenerates to the extent of loss of memory and other intellectual abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. In Dementia there is a severe and progressive decline in mental function. It affects a person's ability to: 1. think, remember and reason 2. learn new information and skills 3. solve problems and make judgement
A Simple Guide to Skin Fungal Infections
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / skin, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Many people have asked me what skin fungal infections are. Skin Fungal Infections may be present on the neck, armpits, groins, foot, nails and all over the body. Skin Fungal infections occurs in humid countries and there is a lot of body sweat. Skin fungal infections are caused by a plant form type of micro-organism which invades the dead layers of the skin.
A Simple Guide to Sexual Health
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,470. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sexual health, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
I do not pretend to be an expert on sexual health. But today with the new permissive society there has been an increase in sexually transmitted diseases and division in the family with the divorces and family abuses. It is important to realize that the physical aspect of sexual intercourse is just as important to the couple as well as the loving and intimate relationship.
A Simple Guide to Alternative Therapy
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative therapies, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
This book describes the alternative therapies such as Spa therapy, Yoga therapy, Massage therapy, Reiki, Hypnotherapy, Meditation and others Alternative Medicine is other forms of therapies other than conventional Western Medicine. They are: 1. Whole medical systems 2. Mind-body medicine 3. Biologically based practices 4. Manipulative and body-based practices 5. Energy medicine
A Simple Guide to Hemorrhoids and Anal Diseases
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Hemorrhoids or piles are distended veins inside the anus which are swollen and inflamed. Hemorrhoids are either inside the anus (internal) or under the skin around the anus (external). What is the cause of hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids usually result from straining to pass the stool out of anus. Other contributing factors include pregnancy, aging, chronic constipation or diarrhea.
A Simple Guide to Genetic Diseases
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
A genetic disease is a disease caused by a abnormal form of a gene called a variation or a change of a gene called a mutation. Genetic disorders can be caused 1. by a mutation in one gene (monogenetic disorder) Monogenetic disorders are relatively rare and are caused by a mutation in a single gene. The mutation may be present on one or both chromosomes (one chromosome from each parent)
A Simple Guide to Vitamins, Minerals and Health
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Vitamins, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutritional supplements
Vitamins and Minerals are important hormones and catalysts in the general nutrition of the body. Vitamins are organic substances which are made by plants or animals. Minerals are inorganic substances that come from the earth; soil and water and are absorbed by plants. Humans absorb minerals and vitamins from the plants and animals they eat.
A Simple Guide to Sleep Disorders
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 13. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sleep & sleep disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Sleep is something which every one of us need. It helps to rest the mind and allows the body to rest and rejuvenate itself. Sleep is described as a state of consciousness or dynamic activity which gives the body time to rest and build up strength while the brains continue to work. Sleep has four phases.
A Simple Guide to Thyroid Diseases
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
The Thyroid gland produces the thyroid hormone which plays an important part in the metabolism of our body. The thyroid hormones regulate how the body breaks down the food we eat. It uses that energy instantly or stores it for the future. The pituitary gland in the brain actually controls how the thyroid works. It is located at the base of the brain and produces thyroid-stimulating hormone.
A Simple Guide to Bad Breath and Mouth Diseases
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Oral health, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal
Bad Breath or Halitosis is the condition when a person suffers from chronic bad breath. What are the causes of Bad Breath? Halitosis is usually caused by the following: Infections: 1. bacterial infection of the gums, dental cavities. 2. anaerobic infections of the mouth, 3. Infection of the tonsils, nose and sinuses(postnasal drip) Gastric problems Gastritis Smoking Certain Foods
A Simple Guide to Liver Diseases
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Jaundice is the symptom of yellowish discoloration of the skin, mucous membrane and sclera due to accumulation of bile pigments in tissues associated with the increase in serum bilirubin level. Bilirubin is the breakdown product of hemoglobin during the end of life span of a red blood cells.
A Simple Guide to Eating Disorders
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Eating disorders is defined as the persistent refusal to eat resulting in marked loss of weight. It is a psychological problem with patient becoming obsessed with his or her so called obesity with intent to lose weight as a result. This condition is more prevalent in women than in men. Onset usually occurs in puberty. Eating disorders include: 1. Anorexia 2. Bulimia 3. Binge Eating Disorders
A Simple Guide to Depression and Bipolar Disease
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 18. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression
Every one has been sad or moody at one time or other for a short period in his or her life time. A person with Depression may be described as feeling 1. persistent sad, 2. empty, 3. unhappy, 4. miserable 5. the blues 6. down in the dumps. One of my patients whenever she has depressive episodes also hides in her room and covers her blanket over herself.
A Simple Guide to Kidney Stones and Kidney Diseases
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 19. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
The pain of a kidney stone stuck in the ureter (the tube from the kidney to the bladder) is so severe that it has been described as second to pregnancy labor pains. The pains are usually down the flanks of the abdomen and accompanied by blood in the urine. Drinking lots of water usually clears the stuck kidney stone. An X-ray of the abdomen ( after passing the feces) will usually show the stones.
A Simple Guide to Stye and Related Eyelid Diseases
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 20. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Vision, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
The eyelids protect the eye, but they also can be prone to problems. Because the eyelids protect the eye they are in the first line of defense of the eye 1. Bacterial and viral infections Eyelids can breed bacterial and viral activity particularly where there is sweat, rubbing or poor hygiene. Examples of this are stye and chalazion eyelid infections.
A Simple Guide to Myopia and Refractive Eye Diseases
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Vision, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Refractive Eye Disease is an eye disease occurring as a result of error in the focusing of light by the eye. It results in poorer eye vision. These are : 1. Myopia or short sightedness 2. Hypermetropia or Long sightedness 3. Presbyopa or Far sightedness 4. Astigmatism
A Simple Guide to Blindness and Related Eye Diseases
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 22. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Vision, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Blindness is the inability to see. What are the causes of Blindness? The causes of blindness are: 1. cataract 2. glaucoma 3. AMD 4. Corneal opacities 5. Diabetes retinopathy 6. trachoma 7. accidents 8. leprosy 9. Vitamin A Deficiency 10. infection of the eye especially the cornea Three-quarters of all blindness can be prevented or treated.
A Simple Guide to Plantar Fascilitis and Heel diseases
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 23. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Heel pain is the pain which is felt in the heel either when standing too long or when walking. It occurs more in women than in men maybe because they tend to wear high heel shoes more than in men. What are the causes of Heel Pain? 1. The most common cause is Plantar fascilitis which is an inflammation of the fascia stretching in the sole of the foot from the heel to the toes.
A Simple Guide to Deafness and Related Ear Diseases
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 24. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Hearing & speech, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Deafness is the inability to hear. Causes: A. Conductive hearing loss Here sound waves cannot be transmitted from the external environment to the cochlea. The problem may lie in 1. the external ear canal a. obstruction caused by wax b. obstruction caused by foreign body c. obstruction caused by infection (otitis externa) d. obstruction caused by ear polyps 2. eardrum
A Simple Guide to Back Pain and Other Spine Disorders
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 25. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Pain management, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal
Backache is one of the most common complaints by patients seen in a family doctor's clinic. The complaint may be: 1. Constant aching, pain or stiffness that occurs anywhere along your spine, from the base of the neck to the hips. 2. Sharp pain in the neck, upper back, or lower back, especially after lifting heavy objects or other strenuous activity. 3. Chronic ache in the middle or lower back