Rotator Cuff Tendinitis

What is Rotator Cuff Tendinitis? Shoulder pain is a very common complaint in the primary care setting because shoulder has one of the most complex joints in the body and provides an incredible range of motion. Inflammation of the key tendons in the shoulder is the most common cause of shoulder pain and known as […]

Burning Mouth Syndrome

What is Burning Mouth Syndrome? The term burning mouth syndrome is usually used as the medical term for chronic mouth burning without significant cause. This condition is mostly present in adults over 60 years of age and can appear suddenly or develop gradually over time. The pattern of symptoms varies between patients: it can occur […]


What is Osteoarthritis? The name speaks for itself, is a combination of three Greek words. “Osteo” meaning bone, “arth” meaning joint and “itis” meaning disease or inflammation. Osteoarthritis is a chronic disease due to a loss of cartilage, which is meant to cushion the bones, and joint degeneration. When the cartilage wears out there is […]

Aortic Stenosis

What is Aortic Stenosis? Aortic stenosis occurs when the aortic valve leaflet thickened causing narrowing of the aortic valve opening. The narrowing of the aortic valve decrease blood flow from the heart to the body and the heart must work harder to meet body blood circulatory demand which weakens the heart muscle. It can lead […]

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Mitral Regurgitation

What is Mitral Regurgitation? The heart is comprised of four chambers, divided into two upper atrium and two lower ventricles. Blood travels through your body to the right atria, from there it passes into the right ventricle. From the right ventricle, it is pumped to your lungs. Once blood picks up oxygen in the lungs […]

Acute Myocardial Infarction

What is Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI)? Myocardial infarction commonly known as a heart attack is a pathological irreversible damage to the heart muscles caused by an imbalance between oxygen supply and demand to the heart muscle. This occurs due to buildup of fat or cholesterol in the blood vessel lining leading to plaque formation. This […]

Pulmonary Hypertension

What is Pulmonary Hypertension? Pulmonary hypertension occurs when there is an increase in pressure in the vessels going from the right side of the heart to the lungs. This is normally a low-pressure system; therefore, the muscles of the right heart and the vessels are not ready for such high pressure. There are different causes […]

Chronic Kidney Disease

What is Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)? The kidneys are the organs responsible for filtering wastes and excess fluid from your blood and excreting them through urine. When they gradually lose their function to excrete wastes, it is known as chronic kidney failure. When the kidneys stop working, different wastes and electrolytes start building up in […]

Pulmonary Embolism

What is a Pulmonary Embolism (PE)? Pulmonary embolism is a total or partial occlusion of one or more pulmonary arteries by a thromboembolic event. PE occurs when blood clots dislodge from deep veins of the legs, thigh, or pelvis travel through the bloodstream and lodge in the lung. Other materials such as fat, air, and […]

Ovarian Cancer

What is Ovarian Cancer? Ovarian Cancer is the second most deadly gynecologic cancer in the United States. Ovarian cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the ovaries. The ovary is an “almond-shaped” organ that is located on each side of the uterus. The ovary’s job is to store eggs for reproduction and produce […]