Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis is a disorder of the cardio-vascular system defined by depositions of adipose elements, calcium, cholesterol and other blood elements or dead cells on the internal arterial walls, which cause severe complications jeopardizing the patient’s life: myocardial infarction, cerebral vascular accident, aneurysm, arteriosclerosis obliterans etc. Atherosclerosis has a slow and stealthy development, over many years…

Panic attacks

The panic attacks are a psychological affection manifested by the intense experience of fear or anxiety states that do not have a logical explanation or obvious reasons. Their duration varies, but it does not exceed 10 minutes as an average. They occur suddenly and their frequency cannot be predicted. People who suffer such fits cannot…

Bronchial Asthma

Bronchial asthma is an inflammatory chronic disease of the bronchia affecting over 150 million people worldwide. According to the World Health Organization, over 180,000 deaths from complications of the bronchial asthma are recorded yearly. The incidence of asthma has increased by over 50% within the last 15 years. The bronchial asthma causes the inflammation of…

Rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune systemic disease, with chronic evolution. It is a severe inflammatory process primarily involving capsule and cartilage of the joints, epiphyses, tendons and ligaments, causing deformities in joints and constant pains, reddening and heat in the affected areas. In late stages, the patient is impaired by ankylosis of the joints and very…

Arthritis

Arthritis is another disease affecting most of the population on Earth. The respective predisposition is triggered by climatic conditions. Over 100-150 million persons are suffering from various forms of arthritis, the most common of which is osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis occurs where the cartilages have been worn.  The first tissue that is destroyed as…

Obliterative artritis

A peripheral arterial disorder, obliterative arteritis is a progressive narrowing of the arteries in the lower limbs, which prevents blood circulation to the irrigated tissues (ischemia) and generates necrosis of the respective tissues in time. Occlusion of the circulation causes intense pains, accompanied by intermittent claudication (muscle cramps) in calves, thighs or buttocks. Obliterative arteritis…

Anemia

The term “anemia” is used in medicine to define the incapacity of the red blood cells of carrying properly the oxygen through the human body. This blood disorder occurs because the hemoglobin molecule is unable to carry and release the oxygen molecules, as result of certain more serious diseases or because of factors generating an…

Alzheimer

Excesses of any kind, including alimentary excess and an erratic lifestyle, damage the brain tissue and in time trigger functional disorders which affect the anatomical structure. At cerebral level, two of the most common diseases are dementia and Alzheimer. Alzheimer is the most severe form of dementia; it develops pathological alterations in the hypothalamic area…

Vertebral disorders

Vertebral disorders, especially lumbar sciatica are also common in our days’ society. The Darwinian theory defines human evolution as the transition from the quadrupedal walk to another system of movement, respectively the bipedal one. The transition to this movement system and to this new existence was paid dearly, because the support of the body weight was…

Skin diseases

Skin is the thin layer of tissue covering the body. The skin is exposed to the surrounding environment and it communicates with the body, consequently it reacts both to external and internal infections. Because of that, the skin is affected in various ways, developing acne, for instance, which consists of smaller or bigger pimples caused…