Heart failure or heart malformations are inherent defects in the heart or the vessels that carry blood in and out of the chamber of the heart. This occurs as a result of abnormal fetal development during the early part of pregnancy.What leads to heart failure?If a heart defect disrupts the baby's blood flow, there...
Hypochondria is a term used to describe excessive concern about one's health and the unrealistic worry about having developed a serious illness. What is hypochondria? Hypochondriacs complain of symptoms in various parts of the body, most commonly in the abdomen, the chest, the head, and the neck.The real danger hypochondria face is the risk of blighting...
In the British Isles, bee usually stings only cause minor injuries. However, when abroad, it is as well to know how to recognize those creatures that have poisonous bites or stings and to know what to do about them. Bee stings or animal bites The bite of any animal, wild or domestic, may become infected if...
The human brain is a soft, greyish-pink, deeply-grooved organ weighing about 1.4 kg and occupying most of the space within the skull. It consists of an enormous number of nerve cells, nerve fibers and connecting and supporting tissue.It is surrounded by the meninges (three membranes), between two of which lies a layer of fluid,...
How to stop a cut from bleeding? It depends on from minor, slight to severe bleeding, clean the wound under running water and then cover with plaster to prevent bacterial infection. Types of bleeding Bleeding (or hemorrhaging) caused by cuts, punctures or other wounds can be slight or severe.Minor bleedingMinor bleeding from a small cut,...
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