Archive | February, 2016

Torn plantar fascia

When a plantar fascia ligament found in the foot is torn, it is called as fascia rupture which is considered more serious than plantar fasciitis which causes small tears on the tissues. The plantar fascia is a thick, connective and fibrous tissue band extending along the bottom part of the foot. It is composed of […]

Eye allergies

Eye allergies are considered as common problems and can be confused with conjunctivitis or pink eye. Eye allergies can be caused by dust, pet dander, mold and pollen which cannot be always avoided. Eye allergies develop when the immune system of the body reacts to something in the environment that usually does not cause any […]

Black eye

Many individuals experience a black eye at some point in their lifetime, but the common cause of black eye is a direct blow on the face especially in the area of the eye due to blood and fluids that accumulates in the spaces around the eye and there is puffiness and bruising of the affected […]

Irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome is a functional abdominal disorder due to irritability and abnormality in the passage of the small and large intestines. Women are more susceptible to develop irritable bowel syndrome than men and usually happens around 20 years old. Symptoms Constipation Diarrhea Abdominal cramping or pain Bloating and gas Mucous in the stool Headache […]

Ruptured eardrum

A ruptured eardrum happens when there is a hole or tear in the thin membrane that separates the ear canal and the inner ear. The membrane can be injured by an infection or trauma such as over-insertion of a cotton swab, loud noises, changes in the pressure of air and injuries to the head. A […]