Garbanzo beans, also known as chickpeas, are a very nutritiously sound choice for a snack or side dish in a meal for many reasons. The garbanzo beans benefits include better heart health, lowered risk of anemia and the combating of diabetes.
Causes of the progression of reflex sympathetic dystrophy or complex regional pain syndrome are not necessarily known at this time, as doctors are not sure what the causes are. Theories are that it is caused by the immune system responding to the body and attacking it.
Rectocele repair with mesh surgery is the most common treatment for prolapsed rectum. This treatment is easier for many women to deal with, since other treatments involve rings that are bothersome to use.
Nephrotic syndrome is present in approximately 75 percent of all cases of primary glomerulonephritis, which is a kidney disease that is seen as an inflammation of the small vessels of the kidney. Learn about nephrotic syndrome prevalence in this comprehensive overview of nephrotic syndrome.
Mandibular tori removal is a common surgery used when dentures are unable to fit properly due to the tori or multiple torus that protrude into the area, causing pain or aggravation.
The safest surgical treatment of stress incontinence in women is a procedure involving tension-free tape to hold the urethra in place. This procedure has a short recovery time and reduces some of the risks of other incontinence treatments. Learn about it in this guide.
It is possible to repair cystocele and rectocele without hysterectomy, but one is usually required to completely repair the entire area and prevent recurrences.
The recovery time for rectocele surgery depends on a person’s pain threshold and other individual factors. Learn about rectocele surgery and the recovery period for this treatment in this guide.
The four hypertensive retinopathy grades are used to describe the different degrees of damage to the macula or retina, the visual center of the eye.
Many people have urethral pain when sitting. This can be due to infection, inflammation, and more serious conditions such as neuralgia or even pudendal nerve entrapment, which is pain that happens for what appears to be no reasons at all.
AIED or autoimmune inner ear disease is a syndrome that results in dizziness, hearing loss that progresses and is caused by white blood cells or antibodies attacking the inner ear.
Bullous pemphigoid or BP is also known as pemphigoid, senile dermatitis herpetiformis, old age pemphigus and benign pemphigus. BP is normally found in those over 50 years of age and rarely in young patients.
Disseminated coccidioidomycosis, which is considered a fungal infection, can affect many organs and is thought to be caused by a person breathing in the spores of coccidioides posadasii or coccidioides immits.
Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment begins as a tear or rupture to the retina of the eye. This condition can occur at any time after trauma to the eye is experienced.
Chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis is also known as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and is the most common type of thyroid disease in the United States. Chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis symptoms are known to run in families and are found more often in women than in men.
Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC), literally “congenital curved joints,” is a disorder that actually develops in a fetus and is then present at the birth. This disorder is seen as the reduction of mobility of the joints.
A glossectomy is a surgery where part or all of the tongue is removed. This is normally done to treat cancer of the tongue in severe cases in which the cancer has not responded to all other forms of treatment available to the patient.