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Anxiety Disorders – Symptoms, Types, Causes, Treatments & Prevention

Anxiety Disorders
1 Overview Anxiety is a completely normal emotion. It’s your brain’s way of reacting to stress and warning you of impending danger. Everyone experiences anxiety from time to time. For example, you may be concerned when confronted with a problem at work, before an exam, or before making a...

6 Scientific Facts about Left-handedness

Left-handedness
Every individual has their own dominant hand. The majority of people are right-handed, however there are some people that are left-handed. Indeed, most things in this society are prioritized and made for right-handed persons; after all, taking care of everyone is difficult. However, this is not always the case; left-handed persons have some...

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnose, Treatments, Recovery & Prevention

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome
1 What is Ramsay Hunt syndrome? Ramsay Hunt syndrome (also termed Hunt’s Syndrome and herpes zoster oticus) is an infection of a facial nerve. It is a complication of shingles which are caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox (varicella-zoster virus, or VZV). People who have had chicken pox carry...

What is a Stroke? – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

1 what is a stroke? A stroke is also a Cerebra Vascular Accident (CVA) or “brain attack.” It occurs when a blood vessel in the brain becomes blocked or bursts. It is a life-threatening medical emergency because blood carries oxygen, and brain cells begin to...

Patent foramen ovale (PFO) — Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatments & Managements

Patent foramen ovale (PFO)
1 What is patent foramen ovale? Foramen ovale The foramen ovale is a normal opening between the upper two chambers (the right atrium and left atrium) of an unborn baby’s heart. A fetus receives oxygen, not from its lungs, but from the mother’s oxygen-rich...