Headache

Headaches I. Background of Headaches — Headache is one of the 20 most frequent reasons that cause patients to visit primary care providers in the United States. In a study of 20,468 patients, migraine headache, one of the common causes of recurrent headache, occurred one or more times yearly in 17.6% of women and in 5.7% […]

Insomnia sleep disorders Insomnia causes symptoms diagnosis with Insomnia treatment

Insomnia sleep disorders Insomnia causes symptoms diagnosis with Insomnia treatment The subjective experience of insufficient sleep or of sleep that is not refreshing Insomnia is defined as a persistent AND difficulty initiating  to maintaining sleep. Insomnia Insomnia   Insomnia can be a primary ;, however  insomnia is more commonly a secondary symptom to underlying the environmental, medical, some […]

Sleep Disorders Types Diagnose Of Sleep Disorders

How to Diagnose Different Types of Sleep Disorders sleep disorder: Any condition that interferes with sleep, excluding environmental factors such as noise, excess heat or cold, movement (as on a train, bus, or ship), travel through time zones, or change in altitude. Classifies sleep disorders into eight major categories: Insomnia Sleep related breathing disorders Hypersomnias […]

Porphyrias Inherited disorders Causes Classifications Diagnosis and Treatment

Porphyrias The porphyrias are inherited disorders. porphyrias are metabolic disorders caused by altered activities of enzymes within the heme biosynthetic pathway Acute intermittent porphyria: Pyrroloporphyria; neuropsychiatric–abdominal -Aminolevulinic aciduria; neuropsychiatric–abdominal Congenital erythropoietic porphyria: Günther disease; severe dermatologic Hereditary coproporphyria: Neuropsychiatric, occasionally dermatologic Other rare genetic variants reported Porphobilinogen synthetase deficiency: Porphyria cutanea tarda: Dermatologic Protoporphyria: Erythropoietic […]

Sleep Disorders Polysomnography Causes Diagnosis and Treatment

Sleep Disorders Disturbed sleep is one of the most common health problems. Average requirement of sleep is 7-8 hours per night.   States and stages of sleep are defined by character­istic patterns in EEG (electro-encephalogram), EOG (Electrooculogram), EMG (Electromyogram) measured on the chin and neck. Polysomnography The continuous recording of electrophysiologic param­eters of sleep and […]

ARKA Calotropis procera Ayurvedic Medicine for piles and Anal Fistula

ARKA Calotropis procera Arka consists of dried leaves of Calotropis procera ,(Fam. Asclepiadaceae), Ayurvedic Medicine for piles and Anal Fistula ,found wild more or less throughout India.     Scientific classification Kingdom:    Plantae (unranked):    Angiosperms (unranked):    Eudicots (unranked):    Asterids Order:    Gentianales Family:    Asclepiadaceae Genus:    Calotropis Species:    C. procera Binomial name — Calotropis procera   SYNONYMS […]

ATROPA BELLADONA SUCHI MAADAK (NARCOTIC) local anaesthetic Works on CNS

SUCHI ATROPA BELLADONA MAADAK (NARCOTIC) local anaesthetic and analgesic   Local uses in eye dilatation       FAMILY– SOLANACEAE   LATIN NAME— ATROPA BELLADONA   SANSKRIT NAME— SUCHI   HINDI NAME– SAAGANGUR ANGURSHAFA   CHEMICAL COMPOSITION– ATROPINE HYOSCYMINE– 0.81-0.5 %   GUNA   GUNA- LAGHU, RUKSH   RASA- TIKTA, KATU   VIPAKA- KATU   […]

PARSEEK YAVANI HYOSCYAMUS NIGER VEDNASTHAPAN (ANALGESIC) with MAADAK(NARCOTIC) properties works on CNS

  HYOSCYAMUS NIGER or PARSEEK YAVANI VEDNASTHAPAN( ANALGESIC ) and a little MAADAK( NARCOTIC ) works on CNS         FAMILY–   SOLANACEAE   LATIN NAME–   HYOSCYAMUS NIGER   SANSKRIT NAME–   PARSEEK YAVANI YAAVNI TURUSHKA MADKARINI   HINDI NAME-   KHURASANI AJWAIN COMMONLY KNOWN AS HENBANE       PLACE OF ORIGIN- […]

Cestodes Tape Worms Taenia Saginata & Solium cysticercii neurocysticercosis Diagnosis Treatment

  CESTODES (Tape Worms) TAENIA SAGINATA ,TAENIA SOLIUM ,Neurologic manifestations of cysticercii (neurocysticercosis) Tapeworms, or cestodes, are hermaphroditic flatworm parasites, which can live as parasitic adults in the human gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Cysticercosis is caused by the larval stage (metacestode) of the pork tapeworm Taenia solium. A genus of tapeworms, parasitic flatworms belonging to the […]