Health Topics

Acne – Plugged Pores (blackheads and whiteheads), pimples.

Addiction – Abnormal pattern of substance use.

ADD/ADHD – These are neurological disorders.

Adrenal Dysfunction – Glands that secrete the hormones Adrenalin and Cortiso, as well as Androgens; all are vital for our survival.

AIDS – Stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and is caused by HIV

Allergies – Term used to describe the immediate hypersensitivity reactions and atopic diseases.

Alveolitis – The word Alveolitis may be used for two different conditions…

Alzheimer’s Disease – Condition associated with presenile dementia.

Anemia – the haemoglobin level in blood is below the normal range

Anorexia – Is a relentless pursuit of being thin.

Anxiety – Temporary feelings of anxiety, nervousness, apprehension or worry.

Arthritis – Is a general term for a number of painful conditions of the joints and bones.

Arrhythmia – Abnormal rhythms of the heart

Asthma – Common chronic condition that affects the airways and breathing

Autism – Is a lifelong developmental disorder that affects the way a person communicates and relates to people around them.

Bacterial Infections – The body’s first reaction to a bacterial invasion, as in any injury, is a general inflammatory reaction.

Benign Prostate Hyperplasia – The prostate gland is involved in three main conditions: prostatitis, benign enlargement and prostate cancer.

Breast Cancer – The cells in part of the breast grow in a chaotic way.

Cancer – Collections of abnormal cells dividing uncontrollably.

Cerebro vascular Disease – Commonly termed as “stroke”

Cervical Cancer – The part next to the vagina is the ectocervix. Most cervical cancers start where these 2 parts meet

Chickenpox – Rash of spots that look like blisters.

Chlamydia – Curable sexually transmitted disease

Cholera – Intestinal infection caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae

Chronic Pain – When you suffer from acute pain

Colon Cancer – Malignant tissue that grows in the wall of the colon

Colorectal Carcinoma – Can occur anywhere in the colon or rectum

Crohn’s Disease – Chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines.

Cystic Fibrosis – Inherited Condition

Depression – Physical changes in the brain

Diabetes – Too much glucose in the blood

Diverticulitis – Colon Pouches

Down’s Syndrome – Chromosomal Disorder

Dyslexia – One of the most common Learning Disabilities.

Haemophilia – Blood Disorder

Endometriosis – Lesions in the pelvic cavity.

Epilepsy – Condition where a person has repeated fits or seizures

Fibromyalgia – Complex Chronic Condition.

Gastritis – Inflammation of the lining of your stomach.

Genital Warts – Soft wart-like growths on the genitals.

Gout – Severe Joint Disease

Haemophilia A – Blood disorder that prevents blood from clotting properly

Hair Loss – Alopecia is baldness or loss of hair.

Head Injury – Bumps and knocks to the head are quite common

Heart Attack – A blockage in a heart artery.

Heartburn – Some people who suffer from heartburn tell others they are suffering from indigestion.

Heart Disease – In order to work properly, our heart needs a steady and stable supply of oxygen.

Hepatitis – Hepatitis is the inflammation of the liver.

Hepatitis C – Approximately 170,000,000 people worldwide are infected with Hepatitis C Virus.

Herpes – Genital herpes is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases.

High Blood Pressure – Blood pressure is the pressure of blood in your arteries.

High Cholesterol – A yellowish fatty substance, is one of the essential components of the body.

Histamine – Although found in many plant and animal tissues.

Hypertension – There are two types of high blood pressure: essential or primary hypertension and secondary hypertension.

Hyper Thyroidism – Hyperthyroidism is also called thyrotoxicosis.

Immunization – Immunizations should be part of routine health care obtained through one’s personal physician.

Impotence – Impotence or erectile dysfunction is the inability to get an erection, long enough as required for satisfactory sex.

Infections – An infection is the detrimental colonization of a host organism by a foreign species.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease – There are two most common forms of inflammatory ulcerative, colitis or Crohn’s disease bowel disease (IBD).

Irritable Bowel Syndrome – Is a chronic disorder, featuring recurrent abdominal pain and intermittent diarrhoea, often alternating with constipation.

Late Ovulation – One reason that is becoming more widespread today is the effect of exercise on ovulation.

Leukemia – Leukemia is a disease of the white blood cells.

Lung Cancer – Lung cancers are cancers of the lining cells of the air tubes (bronchi).

Lupus – Lupus is a condition of chronic inflammation caused by an autoimmune disease.

Lyme Disease – Lyme disease is caused by bacteria called Borrelia burgdorferi.

Malaria – Is a tropical disease passed on to humans by mosquitoes and is present in over 100 countries.

Manic Depression – This Illness, known in medical terms as bipolar illness, is the most distinct and dramatic of the depressive or affective disorders.

Meningitis – Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges.

Migraine Headaches – Refers to a recurrent severe headache.

Motor Neuron Disease – Is a group of related diseases affecting the motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord.

Multiple Sclerosis – Is an autoimmune disease in which immune cells attack and destroy the myelin sheath which stimulates neurons in the brain and spinal cord.

Nail Fungus – The fungus grows slowly and lives underneath the nail.

Nicotine Addiction – Nicotine is an addictive drug; it is found in the smoke from tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, and pipes.

Obesity – Most people think of obesity as being very overweight.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – Is a medical brain disorder that causes problems in information processing.

Oesophageal Cancer – Is a malignant tumour that develops in the lining of the oesophagus.

Osteoarthritis – Osteoarthritis is a disease of the joints.

Osteoporosis – Is a disease in which bones become fragile and more likely to break due to low bone mass and structural deterioration of bone tissue.

Ovarian Cancer – Is cancer that begins in the cells that constitute the ovaries, including surface epithelial cells, germ cells, and the sex cord-stromal cells.

Panic Disorder – Is diagnosed when a person suffers from at least two unexpected panic attacks, followed by at least 1 month of concern over having another attack.

Parkinson’s disease – Is a brain disorder in which there is a lack of dopamine.

Pituitary Tumors – The pituitary gland is hangs beneath the brain.

Pneumonia – Is an inflammation of the lung caused by infection with bacteria, viruses, and other organisms.

Pneumothorax – Is a collection of air or gas between the outside surface of the lung and the inside surface of the chest wall.

Prostate Cancer – The prostate is a gland found only in men it is about the size of a walnut.

Psoriasis – Is a common, non contagious chronic skin disorder that appears in many different forms and can affect any part of the body.

Pulmonary Tuberculosis – Is a contagious bacterial infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB).

Respiratory Infections – The majority of respiratory tract infections are viral infections.

Rheumatoid Arthritis – Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory illness.

Scabies – Is a skin disease that can be spread from person to person.

Schizophrenia – Is a recurring, severe, and disabling brain disease.

Seizure – Is also known as Epilepsy, represents the most common serious neurological problem that affects children and adults.

Septic Arthritis – Septic arthritis is an infection in a joint.

Shingles – Is a localized infection due to the varicella-zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox.

Skin Cancer – Is the most common type of cancer especially in the Western populations.

Testicular Cancer – Testicles are egg-shaped sex glands in the scrotum that secrete male hormones and produce sperm.

Ulcer – An ulcer is a sore; it’s an open, painful wound in the gastrointestinal tract.

Viral Hepatitis – Viral Hepatitis is the inflammation of the liver.

West Nile Virus – West Nile Virus is a mosquitoes transmitted.

Yeast Infection – Vaginal yeast infections are caused by a fungus called Candida albicans.