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  • Appendicitis Perforation in Children: What You Need To Know

    Appendicitis Perforation in Children: What You Need To Know

    Appendicitis perforation is a condition that occurs when the opening to the appendix gets blocked by bacteria from the intestine, thereby making it swollen and infected. The appendix is a finger-like structure that projects from the colon on the lower right side of the abdomen.  It is difficult to differentiate between appendicitis and rup [...]

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  • High cholesterol | Cholesterol levels | Symptoms and causes

    High cholesterol | Cholesterol levels | Symptoms and causes

    High cholesterol is a severe issue in the United States. According to the Center for Diseases Control (CDC), about 94 million adults in the U.S over the age of twenty have blood cholesterol levels that are considered high.  But the problem with high cholesterol is, it typically does not show any symptoms, so you may have high cholesterol a [...]

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  • Know Everything About Caring for a Child with Rheumatic Fever

    Know Everything About Caring for a Child with Rheumatic Fever

    Although rheumatic fever is uncommon in the United States, there are still 470,000 new cases yearly. Hence, you must be familiar with rheumatic fever and how you can adequately take care of your child if they become afflicted. This article aims to provide you with such information. What is Rheumatic Fever? Rheumatic fever is a disease caused [...]

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  • Plantar Fasciitis vs Stress Fracture

    Plantar Fasciitis vs Stress Fracture

    Do you know the difference between plantar fasciitis and stress fracture? If not, you are not alone. While they are in similar conditions, it can be difficult to tell them apart.  So, whether you have plantar fasciitis or a Stress Fracture, knowing the difference between both will help you understand your problem better, understand what causes [...]

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  • Plantar Fasciitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

    Plantar Fasciitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

    Plantar fasciitis is a prevalent condition that many people have been diagnosed with at one point or another. While it might not seem like a significant health condition, it can be excruciating and debilitating.  This post aims to provide you with a better understanding of plantar fasciitis, its causes, treatments, and symptoms. What is [...]

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