Healthy habits that will help to prevent pneumonia

causes pneumonia
February 2, 2017

The pneumonia is a respiratory disease that causes a lung infection. It can be caused by various agents like viruses, bacteria, fungi, and affects many people during the year. In most cases, pneumonia in adults is produced by bacteria. The most common type of bacteria that causes pneumonia is pneumococcus (Streptococcus pneumoniae). In addition, there are different types depending on where it occurs. Thus, for example, pneumonia may be intrahospital,…


Zika virus: What it is, symptoms, causes and treatment

zika virus
February 2, 2016

In recent weeks the news about a virus known popularly with the name of Zika virus has begun to appear in the majority of media around the world, causing alarm and alert in the town to become an emerging virus at the high number of cases for some time they have been recorded in different countries, even to cause the emergency committee of the wHO (World Health Organization) should meet…


Enlarged spleen: symptoms, causes and treatment

enlarged spleen
January 23, 2016

Unlike other organs of our body that we tend to be more present, such as in the case of liver or kidney, the spleen is likely to become one of the most “forgotten”. In fact, we do not usually remember it’s there until there is any condition or health disorder that affects it. But although in general it usually does not cause problems, if we take into account what diseases…


Pancreatitis: Symptoms, causes and treatment

December 2, 2015

Among the most important organs of our body, but we tend to forget more surprising, the pancreas is probably one of the most outstanding, of which only remember us when any related disease arises (such as is the case of diabetes or conditions more serious as pancreatitis). Basically it consists of a body that is located in our digestive system. Its head is located in the concavity formed by the…


Fatty liver: symptoms, treatment and natural tips

fatty liver
October 27, 2015

The fatty liver, commonly known in the health field as hepatic steatosis is a benign liver disease generally characterized by the accumulation of fatty acids and triglycerides in liver cells. The symptoms of fatty liver generally tend to be pain in the upper right abdomen, malaise, chronic fatigue and feeling of heaviness, especially after meals. Although it is also true that there are patients who have no symptoms, dangerous question…


Swollen lymph: Why enlarge

swollen lymph
October 3, 2015

The immune system of our body is a complex system made up of different structures, viscera and organs that work in harmony with a purpose: protect our body from external aggressions of infectious agents (both viruses and bacteria), and in some cases directly involved in various important functions such as acting as a filter circulation or participate in the transport and absorption of nutrients. This is the case of the…


Atrial fibrillation: What it is and how it affects us

atrial fibrillation
January 30, 2015

Atrial fibrillation is the arrhythmia, a pathology characterized by the abnormal heart rhythm and irregular, generating rapid heartbeat. The habit of snuff, the blood pressure or body mass index is three major risk factors for developing this disease that affects our heart. Atrial fibrillation needs to be diagnosed and treated. Atrial fibrillation is a type of cardiac arrhythmia, in particular, one of the most common, and serious consequences for our…


Why do some people suffer from constipation?

suffer from constipation
December 28, 2014

Constipation is a condition that occurs when the intestinal transit switches and runs more slowly than usual, making progress impossible stool and consequently hinder evacuation. When you suffer from constipation, apart from the inability to pass stool is normal to suffer flatulence, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, and bloating. Why do some people suffer from constipation? Today we explain the reasons. Weak regime in fibers One of the main causes…


Cough: How to appear and how to relieve

April 21, 2014

Coughing, although it can be annoying, actually a mechanism of defense of our body, namely, to protect and clean the respiratory system. The viruses of cold are usually the main responsible for the cough, but are not the only triggers. Snuff smoke, irritants in the environment, can also make us cough. It should be noted that, under the generic name of cough, different types are included. Thus, the cough may…


HPV Virus: Is it reactive?

HPV Virus
April 14, 2014

The human papillomavirus have the ability to lie dormant for years. Similarly it can be asymptomatic and remit spontaneously, experts also suggest that can remain hidden and reactivate years later. Hence, the importance of the prevention, with the vaccination as most effective measure. Infection with human papillomavirus, HPV, main risk factor for cervical cancer may be asymptomatic (no symptoms) and remain dormant for years. Hence the importance of prevention and…