All posts tagged "what causes it"

  • What Causes Morton’s Neuroma
    What is Morton’s Neuroma and what causes it?

    What Is Morton’s Neuroma? Morton’s neuroma (also known as Morton’s metatarsalgia, Morton’s neuralgia, plantar neuroma, and intermetatarsal neuroma) is a swelling on a nerve tunnel under the foot resulting in inflammation, swelling, and pain, which becomes chronic...

    • Posted March 31, 2014
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  • what is osteoarthritis and what causes it
    What is Osteoarthritis and What Causes It?

    What Is Osteoarthritis (OA)? Osteoarthritis is a degenerative form of joint disease and is also referred to as degenerative arthritis. It occurs when a group of mechanical abnormalities develop that include the degradation of joints, articular cartilage,...

    • Posted March 30, 2014
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  • what is osteoporosis and what causes it
    What Is Osteoporosis and Osteopenia and What Causes Them?

    What Is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a disease where calcium is leeched from the bones, making them become fragile and more likely to break. It can be prevented and treated, but if nothing is done, osteoporosis can progress...

    • Posted March 28, 2014
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  • what causes trauma
    What is Trauma and What Causes It?

    , diet for trauma What Is Trauma? Trauma is used to describe any situations or experiences that may leave a person feeling distressed or in emotional or physical pain. Trauma can be overwhelming and make a person...

    • Posted March 27, 2014
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  • what is asbestosis diseas
    Asbestosis – What is it & What Causes It?

    What Is Asbestosis, and What Causes It? Asbestos can cause asbestosis, a scarring of the lungs that leads to breathing problems and heart failure. Workers who manufacture or use asbestos products and have high exposures to asbestos...

    • Posted March 26, 2014
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  • What is Bronchiectasis and what causes it
    What is Bronchiectasis and what causes it?

    What Is Bronchiectasis? Bronchiectasis (brong-kee-ECK-tah-sis) is a rare lung condition that often occurs in infants and older children; adults can get bronchiectasis in some cases. Without any related complications, bronchiectasis isn’t considered serious, but it can become...

    • Posted March 26, 2014
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  • what is bronchitis and what causes it
    What is Bronchitis and what causes it?

    What Is Bronchitis? Bronchitis occurs when the mucous membranes that transport air to the lungs become inflamed. Cases of bronchitis may be acute or chronic. Acute bronchitis can start out as a cough and may be related...

    • Posted March 26, 2014
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  • Chronic Cough Causes
    Chronic Cough – What is it and what causes it?

    What Is Chronic Cough? If you have a cough that has lasted for over three weeks, it could be chronic. A health condition that is chronic means that it lasts for quite some time.

    • Posted March 26, 2014
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  • Bronchial Asthma Causes
    Bronchial Asthma – What is it and what causes it?

    What is Bronchial Asthma? Asthma is a range of several related diseases with a number of causes. It is possible for asthma to be life threatening if it only medicated, and the condition should be taken seriously....

    • Posted March 26, 2014
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  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Causes
    What is COPD and what causes it?

    What Is COPD? COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) affects millions of people in the Western world and is considered to be the fourth leading cause of death. COPD sufferers may have symptoms of emphysema and chronic bronchitis,...

    • Posted March 26, 2014
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