Polycystic ovarian syndrome is condition in which a woman has an imbalance in female sex hormones. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) which is common among women at reproductive age group. Women with PCOS may have infrequent or prolonged menstrual periods or excess male hormones (androgen) levels. They may present with disturbance in frequency and duration of menstrual cycle associated with increased levels of androgens. Ovaries may be filled with follicles along with non release of ova. PCOS can cause symptoms including excess facial and body hair (hirsutism), acne vulgaris, and mood changes. It can also make it difficult to become pregnant, and may significantly harm a person overall health if left untreated. About 80 percent have irregular menstruation, 70 percent have high level of Testosterone leading to hirsutism and sometimes Alopecia and acne. PCOS cysts are different from normal ovarian cysts. According to Ayurveda PCOS cases clinically are seen of two types, one is Kapha Pradhana and other Pitta Vataja pradhan vyadhi.
Leucorrhea is defined as whitish, yellowish, or greenish viscid discharge from the vagina resulting from inflammation or congestion of the mucous membrane. Such discharge may be originates from the vagina, ovaries, fallopian tubes, or most commonly from the cervix. The color of discharge is variable depending on the menstrual cycle. If the flow looks bloody, makes an unpleasant smell or increases a lot, it can be a symptom of infections.
Pulmonary arterial hypertension is also named as pulmonary hypertension. It is a life-threatening condition if left untreated for prolonged time. Pulmonary arterial hypertension is having high blood pressure that affects arteries in the right side of heart or in lungs.
In pulmonary arterial hypertension the pulmonary arterioles (tiny arteries in lungs), & capillaries get destroyed, blocked, & narrowed. This condition raises pressure in lungs & makes harder to make proper flow of blood through lungs. When the pressure is build the right ventricle of the heart is not able to flow blood through lungs. This makes the heart muscle weak and create a heart
There are different autoimmune diseases that affect the body. One among them is systemic lupus erythematosus about which most of the people don’t have any proper knowledge & guidance. It is an autoimmune disease where the immune system attacks the body’s own cells. Mostly inflammation is caused in systemic lupus erythematosus that include different types of body system including skin, joints, brain, heart, lungs, blood cells, brain, & kidneys.
Sinusitis is defined as an inflammation or swelling of the tissue which lines the sinuses. Sinuses are filled with air, but when sinuses become blocked and get filled with fluids, germs (bacteria, viruses, and fungi) can grow and cause an infection. An infection can cause a headache or pressure in the eyes, nose, cheek area. A person who has a sinus infection may also have a cough, a fever, bad breath, and nasal congestion with thick nasal secretions.
As the name suggests ITP is immune thrombocytopenic purpura in which body’s immune system is not able to recognize the platelet cell surface. ITP is made of three words I stands for immune in which immune system of our body remove the platelets, T stands for thrombocytopenia means (thrombocyte is platelet & penia is low count), & P stands for purpura (bleeding of the skin or a characteristic type of bruising. It is a blood disorder that causes decrease in the number of platelets that are the essential cells present in the body to form a blood clot during excessive bleeding.
Psoriasis is defined as a long-lasting autoimmune disease which is characterized by patches of abnormal skin that are usually red, dry, itchy, and scaly. It is a common skin condition that speeds up the life cycle of skin cells. It affects men and women equally and can begin at any age, but it is most common between the age of 15-35 years and again between 50-60 years. Psoriasis is commonly associated with several other conditions, including- type 2 diabetes, inflammatory bowel syndrome, heart diseases, psoriatic arthritis, etc.
There are three main types of arthritis rheumatoid, osteoarthritis, & gout. Most of the people don’t have any idea about all of them. So let’s start with the complete knowledge of osteoarthritis. It is a degenerative joint disorder that is very common among older people. Osteoarthritis occurs when the protective cartilage cushions the end of bones causing wear and tear with time. The joint loses its normal shape with time small bone spurs & its deposits are formed on the edges of the joints. This disorder affects the joints of hands, hips, knees, & spine that cause excessive pain.
A condition of the eye in which the lens of the eye becomes cloudy is called cataract. This causes vision to worsen, making it especially difficult to see fine details clearly. Some people’s vision is only slightly affected, whereas others might lose their eyesight very quickly. Its progression will depend on things like the exact type of cataract.
Cataracts mostly affect people over 50, and the risk increases with age: About 20 out of 100 people between the ages of 65 and 74 have a cataract.
A Person is considered to have diarrhea if a person has loose stools three or more times a day. Diarrhea is a condition in which loose, watery stools (bowel movement) appear. Acute diarrhea is a condition that lasts a short time. It is a common problem that usually lasts about one or two days. Then it goes away on its own.