Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is one of the contagious infections that attacks the lungs. Tuberculosis can affect also other parts of the body, for instance, the spine or the brain. TB is caused by a bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This is a serious disease, being the cause of many deaths in the United States in the 20th century. Nowadays, the […]

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Diabetes

Diabetes appears when the blood sugar is high. Blood sugar is the main source of energy. People can obtain it from the food they eat. The glucose from food is helped by insulin. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas. The insulin helps glucose from food get into your cells which will then be […]

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

ADHD is a mental health condition that starts in early childhood and continues into adulthood. It includes a combination of problems. For example, a person suffering from ADHD may experience difficulty in paying attention, hyperactivity, and impulsive behavior. Moreover, in adulthood, ADHD will lead to unstable relationships, poor performance at work or at school, low […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is caused by the death of neurological cells. Therefore, it is often associated with loss of memory and cognitive decline. It is considered the is the most common form of dementia among older people. This is a disease that begins slowly. The first parts of the brain that are affected are the ones that control […]

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Delirium

Delirium is also known as an acute confusional state. It represents a severe disturbance in mental abilities. Therefore, the patient will become confused and will have a reduced awareness of the surrounding environment. Delirium starts very quickly, usually within hours or a few days. There are many causes that lead to delirium. For example, chronic […]

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