Encyclopedia health - articles on symptoms and treatment


only title   fulltext  

Beltina.org includes plenty of helpful information about health, dietary supplements, vitamins, minerals and simples which might help as alternative (home) treatment for diseases and health problems. Part of the encyclopedia is a disease dictionary including not only recommendation how to prevent each disease but also its initial symptoms, causes and useful advices about treatment for given illness.

Health Encyclopedia - Content Section Articles
Cancer Infectious Diseases The Immune System and Allergies
The Cardiovascular System The Blood and Lymph System The Pulmonary System
The Reproductive System The Urinary System The Musculoskeletal System
The Integumentary System Surgery - information and types Information about Drugs
The Gastrointestinal System Genetics and Molecular Medicine Preventive Medicine
The Eyes - -

Encyclopedia Articles on Health for Today:

Muscle (skeletal) of the body - definition and function

Muscle (skeletal) of the body - definition and function

Skeletal Muscle of the Body - contractile fibers or the structures these fibers form. Muscles move the body, some under voluntary control and others reflexively. The gastrointestinal tract, genitourinary tract, and BLOOD vessels contain smooth (nonstriated) muscle, which is under involuntary control of the autonomic

Immunosuppressive therapy

Treatments that limit or suppress the IMMUNE RESPONSE. Such treatment may incorporate IMMUNOSUPPRESSIVE MEDICATIONS such as CORTICOSTEROID MEDICATIONS, DISEASEMODIFYING ANTI-RHEUMATIC DRUGS (DMARDS), CHEMOTHERAPY, RADIATION THERAPY, and MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES

Allergic conjunctivitis symptoms and treatment

Allergic conjunctivitis - A type I (IMMUNOGLOBULIN E [IgE]) HYPERSENSITIVITY REACTION, commonly called an allergic reaction, that affects the membranes that line the inner eyelids (conjunctiva). Sometimes the irritation also reddens the white part of the eye (sclera). Allergic CONJUNCTIVITIS features red and swollen

Stillbirth - what is and causes

What is Stillbirth and Causes The death of the FETUS after 24 weeks of gestation. There are numerous causes for stillbirth; often the reason remains unknown. Sometimes the obstetrician cannot detect the fetal heartbeat during a routine PRENATAL CARE visit; more often the woman notices the fetus has stopped moving. An

Transmyocardial laser revascularization (TMLR)

A treatment for ANGINA PECTORIS and ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE (IHD) in which the cardiovascular surgeon uses a laser to create several dozen tiny channels through the wall of the heart’s left ventricle to improve the flow of BLOOD and oxygen to the MYOCARDIUM (heart MUSCLE). The surgeon makes a small

Listeriosis and Bacteria Listeria - symptoms and treatment

Listeriosis and Bacteria Listeria - symptoms and treatment

What is Listeriosis and Bacteria Listeria Listeriosis - an illness that results from INFECTION with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. Listeriosis most often occurs as a foodborne illness and has the potential to cause serious symptoms. Listeria monocytogenes are normally present in soil and can contaminate

Retinol - vitamin A

Retinol - vitamin A

This important substance in maintaining sharp vision, healthy skin and a strong immune system. The organism therefore needs adequate levels of vitamin A to ensure the prevention of various eye and skin diseases as well as the prevention of infectious diseases.The most common application of vitamin AVitamin A helps the