HIV/ AIDS

HIV is the short form of human¬†immunodeficiency virus. If not treated properly, HIV leads to AIDS or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Once acquired, the human body can never completely get rid of HIV.   HIV attacks certain cells in our body that are...

TUBERCULOSIS

Tuberculosis is caused by bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It can affect parts of the body like lungs, kidney, Spine, and brain. However, the bacteria usually attack lungs.   There are two types of TB –¬†Latent TB infection and TB disease. In...

CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME

Chronic fatigue syndrome (also called myalgic encephalomyelitis) is a serious condition that affects body it is characterized by sleep at abnormalities, fatigue, pain and other symptoms that worsen by exertion.   People with CFS get overwhelming fatigue that does...

HEART DISEASE

Coronary artery disease Coronary artery disease occurs due to a buildup of plaque (deposits of cholesterol and other substances) in the walls of arteries that supply blood to the heart. The inside of arteries becomes narrow over a period of time resulting in partial...

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY AND CONCUSSION

Traumatic brain injury is caused by a bump, jolt, blow or a penetrating head injury that disrupts the normal functioning of the brain. Not all jolts and blows result in a traumatic brain injury. TBI is a serious health problem and is the cause for a number of deaths...

CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

Kidneys filter our body blood every 30 minutes. Wastes, toxins & excess fluid are removed in the filtration process. In chronic kidney disease, the kidneys get damaged and blood filtration does not happen the way it should. Unfiltered waste and toxins that remain...