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ALPHABETIC INDEX OF DISEASES AND HUMAN CONDITIONS

Narcissism

What is narcissism? Narcissism - excessive narcissism and overestimated self-esteem, not corresponding to reality. Narcissism manifests itself in specific sexual behavior. According to Z. Freud, every child experiences a period characterized by a strong sense of narcissism. With the normal development of the child's personality, this does not cause harm and is normal. Psychologists narcissism is divided into primary (aspirations associated with passion, directed to his own personality or to others) and secondary, or painful narcissism (the attraction is directed only at one's own personality). Self-esteem of a person with morbid narcissism is very high and far from reality. Such a...

Natural remedies and home treatment for gout

Uric acid (salt and urate crystals) accumulation is the reason which causes gout. It affects protein metabolism and function which excretes uric acid out of kidneys. All of this influence joints (usually small leg joints) where chalk-stones are formed (bunions). Swellings may be seen with a naked eye; also they cause a great discomfort since they do not allow wearing shoes and provoke sharp pain and redness. If this process didn’t stop, it leads to destruction of joint capsule which can be treated only with surgery. One more pathological defect after gout is kidney disease.  Kidney stones are formed in it and patient’s health getting much worse. But gout can be treated easily with...

Natural remedies for arthritis treatment

Arthritis is a joint disease of acute or chronic origin, which characterized by inflammation process in the joint or periarthric tissues. Clinical situation depends on many factors, but depending on cause, type and location arthritis has property to progression, what may cause joint deformation and disablement. Arthritis treatment must be combined, that includes medication therapy, physiotherapy, massage, diet which can remove inflammation and avoid disease development. In addition to traditional methods of arthritis treatment folk medicine is also may be useful and contains hundreds of thousands recipes for arthritis curing. FOLK MEDICINE PROPERTIES Folk medicine allows providing...

Nausea

What is nausea? Nausea is an unpleasant sensation in the epigastric region, accompanied by a decrease in appetite and general weakness. The causes of nausea - irritation of certain areas of the brain. Many signals of an annoying character transmit to the brain a tenth pair of cranial nerves, or a vagus nerve, passing through the neck, the internal organs of the thoracic and abdominal cavities. When it acts in the stomach, an excess of gastric acid can form, which causes nausea. Along with nausea, other symptoms may appear, for example, vomiting. Sudden nausea, especially as a result of taking alcohol or overeating, does not mean that a person suffers from any illness. But if the...

Neuralgia triple nerve

The triple nerve is the fifth pair of cranial nerves, which forms a thickening of the sensory spine of the trigeminal nerve on the anterior surface of the pyramid of the temporal bone, the trigeminal node. The three main branches of the fifth pair of cranial nerves are divided into smaller, innervating face, ears, gums, teeth and most of the tongue. The most common manifestations of neuralgic pain are one of the three branches of the trigeminal nerve. This disease affects older people more often. Symptoms Sudden, severe pains. Burning, redness of the affected part of the face. Muscle cramps. Painful tic. Neuralgia is characterized by attacks of severe pain, usually localized on...

Neurinoma of the auditory nerve

The neuroma of the auditory nerve is a benign tumor of the VIII cranial nerve (pre-collar nerve). The tumor develops from Schwann cells forming the shells of peripheral nerve fibers. Neurinoma of the pre-cochlear nerve is one of the most common brain tumors. This is a non-malignant tumor, it grows slowly and does not destroy tissues, but eventually becomes a threat to the life of the patient. The brain is in the cranium, which, because of its strength, does not expand, and therefore neurinoma, increasing in size, begins to infringe on the underlying tissues. As a result, the brain is increasingly infringed, in connection with which the cerebral circulation and metabolic processes are...

Neurofibromatosis Recklinghausen

The main signs of neurofibromatosis are pigmented spots on the skin, as well as tumors of the visual, auditory, pre-door, cochlear and peripheral nerves. Possible damage to the central nervous system. Often this disease is characterized by changes in the skin and bone tissue. For the first time neurofibromatosis, as a disease manifested in members of the same family, was described by German physician Friedrich Recklinghausen (1833-1910), so neurofibromatosis is also called Recklinghausen's disease. Symptoms Light brown spots on the skin. Soft pink nodules (most often on the skin, less often in the subcutaneous tissue). Deformation of bones. Rachiocampsis. Stimulation of the spinal...

Neurosis

Cyclotimic personality, epitome personality Asthenic neurosis Hysteria Neuro-like conditions Neurosis (from the Latin neuron - nerve) is a psychogenic disease that arises from external or internal conflicts, as well as the effects of psychotraumatic circumstances. Neurosis is one of the most common diseases in the world. The development of this disease is facilitated by a trauma, however, the most important thing is a certain personality structure. Variety of neurosis symptoms The main symptoms of a neurosis are general ailments, fatigue, weakness, irritability, heart rhythm disturbances, unpleasant sensations in different parts of the body. Complaints of patients with neurosis...

Nicotine addiction

What is nicotine addiction? Nicotine is a poisonous alkaloid derived from leaves and tobacco seeds (Nicotiana tabacum), a very strong poison. It is with him associated with the development of dependence on tobacco in heavy smokers. In small doses, nicotine has a stimulating effect on the autonomic nervous system of a person. Along with carbon and hydrogen contains nitrogen and has an alkaline reaction. When nicotine gets into the body, regular heartbeats increase heart rate, increase blood pressure, narrow the blood vessels, reduce appetite. Under its influence in the blood, the content of cholesterol and fatty acids increases. In large doses, nicotine causes paralysis of the ganglia...

Nodal erythema

Nodular erythema (Latin erythema nodosum) is an acute allergic skin disease. Most often it affects women, usually in spring and autumn. The disease begins with catarrh of the upper respiratory tract, the patient experiences weakness, joint and muscle pain, and weight loss. A few days later, a person begins to feel very febrile (the temperature rises to 38-40 ° C). Appears rashes on the front surfaces of the lower leg, less often on the knees, hips, hands. These are bright red knots from 1.5 to several centimeters in diameter. Later they turn blue and brown. Their number is up to several dozen. Do not confuse this allergic reaction with melanoma, which carries a much more serious danger....

Nodular periarteritis

What is nodular periarteritis? Nodular periarteritis (synonyms - panarteritis nodosa, polyarteritis nodosa or Kussmaul-Meyer's disease) - an inflammatory lesion of the arterial wall of small and medium-sized vessels with formation of microaneurysms leading to progressive organ failure is manifested due to reactions associated with hypersensitivity of the immune system. Over time, the walls of blood vessels can become condensed and lose their elasticity. Also, limited local expansion of the lumen of the arteries due to stretching and protrusion of their walls (the emergence of microaneurysms), the formation of which under the skin to the touch sometimes resembles a string of pearls....

Non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs

Arthritis symptoms are defined by inflammation process, expressed in reddening, edema and pain. Non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are used for treating this pathology, which have pain-relieving, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic effect. NSAIDs may be in form of ointments, tablets or injections. PRECAUTION MEASURES Damage factor causes the inflammation process in organism, for example knee joint, which activates defense reaction of the organism. Then prostaglandins are produced in the damaged area, which prevent negative processes. These lipids cause blood flow increase, high temperature and pain. Non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs used for arthritis treatment, they reduce the...