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What is motion sickness?

Motion sickness is the feeling that an individual gets once the motion sensed within the interior ear is different from the motion being visualized. This is considered as a common condition that typically manifests in some individuals who travel by train, car, boat or airplane. Some suffer from this condition if they ride on roller […]

Orthostatic hypotension

Orthostatic hypotension is an abrupt drop in the blood pressure that occurs when an individual stands up quickly. The blood pressure is the force of blood against the walls of the arteries. When an individual stands up, the gravity pulls the blood into the legs and the blood pressure starts to drop. There are also […]

Plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis involves pain in the base of the heel and considered as one of the most common orthopedic problems. The plantar fascia is the thin ligament that connects the heel to the front of the foot. It is responsible for supporting the arch in the foot as well as helping with walking. Due to […]

What is a sore throat?

A sore throat refers to the irritation, pain or itchiness of the throat. It is accompanied with swallowing difficulties and the pain tends to worsen when you swallow. The pain is the initial symptom of a sore throat. It also includes swollen gland in the neck, dry throat, and hoarseness of voice and white patches […]

Age spots

Age spots are basically flat brown, gray or black spots that vary in size and typically manifest on the hands, face, arms and shoulders. The areas affected are mostly exposed to the sun. Even though age spots are very common among adults older than 40 years old, it can also affect younger individuals as well. […]