Tooth loss is detrimental to oral and overall health and may occur as a result of accident, injury, poor oral hygiene standards, tooth decay and gum disease. Losing one or more teeth may have negative consequences that include further weakening oral health and general health complications.1. Improper bite and jaw disorders
The gap left by one or more missing teeth causes an imbalance of orthodontic or dental pressure within the mouth. The teeth no longer bite together as they would with a full set of upper and lower dentition. Incorrect bite may lead to orthodontic conditions, such as misaligned teeth and malocclusion. The entire jaw may become impacted leading to a clicking jaw or improper temporomandibular joint (TMJ) function. TMJ disorders may cause pain tha
Colitis is an inflammation of the colon caused by radiation that occurs as a side effect of radiation therapy (radiotherapy) to kill cancer cells in the abdomen or pelvis. The condition can be triggered as a result of treatment with external radiation beam emitted by a special device that releases high frequency X-ray or as a result of internal radiation therapy that is delivered through small implants placed directly into or near the cancer tu
The most common non-infectious rashes (because they are not caused by infectious organisms) will be treated with creams containing hydrocortisone 1%, obtained without a prescription. The affected person will apply the cream for a week before going to consultation.
Contents1. Overview 2. Types of rashes 3. Diagnostic methods 4. Medical consultation
Oral candidiasis and thrush is an infection of the oral cavity caused by the fungal organism called candida albicans. Although commonly found, thrush is not a serious condition in healthy adults and children.However, the presence of oral candidiasis can be uncomfortable and may involve difficulties in infants feeding if not treated. Candida albicans normally lives in the mouth, in balance with other microorganisms, such as bacteria.
Does the winter affect your mood? Many people suffer mood swings from mild depression to seasonal affective disorder, due to lower light intensity during autumn and winter and due to hormonal changes associated with them.Seasonal affective disorder is a group of conditions that can be quite serious, a subtype of major depressive disorder, in which quality of life can be severely compromised by fatigue, ba
Insomnia is the inability to sleep. There are two types of insomnia: primary insomnia and secundary insomnia. Insomnia can be a painful condition considering that it disrupts a person’s sleep and as a result it will be tired and lethargic the next morning.However, there is an extremely dangerous and aggressive type of insomnia that involves not only suffering, but can be even fatal. This type of insomnia is called sporadic fatal insomnia.
Vaccines provide protection for various serious or potentially fatal diseases. What are the most necessary vaccines for adults?This can be unclear, especially for people who have already been vaccinated in childhood.Below are a number of vaccines recommended by experts, to control and prevent some diseases.
Contents1. Overview 2. The flu vaccine -