What is Immune thrombocytopenia Purpura or ITP?

Immune thrombocytopenia Purpora or ITP is a blood disorder with a low blood platelet count. Platelets are a small colorless cell that helps the blood to clot. Your platelets are made, in the bone marrow. When your platelet level is low, you bruise easily, your gums bleed, and there are risks of internal bleeding. ITP is an autoimmune disorder where your immune system attacks your […]

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Diagnosing and Treating Shin Splints

Shin Splint is pain along your shin bone or tibia. You feel the pain anywhere from your knee to your ankles. Shin Splint is also known as medial tibial stress syndrome. Shin Splint is a common injury for dancers, athletes, and army recruits. It occurs when athletes change or intensify their routines. The pain is caused because of inflammation in the muscles, tendons, and bone […]

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Understanding Heart Valve Disease

The heart has four chambers. The upper chambers (left and right) called atria and lower chambers (left and right) called ventricles. Your heart has four valves that ensure the blood flows in the correct direction.  If you have heart Valve disease, one or more valves in your heart do not function properly. The valves may not open or close properly. This can disrupt blood flow […]

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Diagnosing Squint or Strabismus

Squint is the misalignment of the eye where each eye points in a different direction. This misalignment may be constant or intermittent. The deviation of the eye can be in any direction inward, outward, upward, or downward. The disorder can be unilateral (squint is in the same eye) or alternating. Squint is also called strabismus can be a congenital defect or can occur later in […]

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Different treatment methods for treating Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism occurs when you have an overactive thyroid gland or the thyroid releases more hormones than your body needs. The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped organ located in the front of your neck. The main hormones released by the thyroid gland are:- triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4). The hormones produced by the thyroid control your metabolism – the body’s metabolism, breathing, body temperature, heartbeat, and […]

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