COPD: Symptome, Ursachen, Folgen, Therapie
COPD: Brief overview Main cause: smoking (chronic smoker's cough) Typical symptoms: Shortness of breath, coughing, sputum Complications: frequent infections of the bronchial tubes and pneumonia, cor pulmonale, emphysema Important research: Lung function test, blood gas...
Hand-Fuß-Mund-Krankheit: Ansteckung, Symptome, Behandlung
Brief overview What is the hand-foot-and-mouth disease? A highly contagious viral disease that occurs mainly in (young) children and people with immune deficiency. It is sometimes also called "false mouth and claw disease" or "hand-foot-mouth...
Blasenentzündung-Hausmittel: Was hilft wirklich?
Proven for generations Even in the times before the discovery of antibiotics, people knew effective tips against the symptoms of cystitis. Household remedies such as kidney and bladder teas, for example, make use of active plant...
Pancreatitis: symptoms, causes, therapy An inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis) can be acute or chronic. The acute inflammation is triggered by gallstones in most patients. It causes the gland to "digest itself", so to speak. The...
Hautpilz: Symptome, Anzeichen erkennen, Behandlung
Skin fungus: symptoms, recognize signs, treatment Skin fungus (dermatomycosis) is a fungal infection of the skin or its appendages (hair, nails). Which symptoms occur in which part of the body depends on the pathogen in question....
Schuppenflechte: Ursache, Behandlung und Symptome
Psoriasis: cause, treatment and symptoms Psoriasis is an inflammatory, non-infectious skin disease. The predisposition for this is inherited. Typical are sharply defined red spots covered with silvery scales and severe itching. Psoriasis runs in phases. It...
Leistenbruch: Symptome, Ursachen, Behandlung
Inguinal hernia: symptoms, causes, treatment An inguinal hernia (hernia inguinalis) occurs when layers of the abdominal wall break through the inguinal channel. A typical symptom is a palpable swelling, similar to a bump, which can often...
Lipom: Ursachen, Symptome, Behandlung, Prognose
Lipoma: causes, symptoms, treatment, prognosis A lipoma is a lump under the skin, which is often troubling at first. Very often, however, there is a harmless cause behind it: A lipoma is a harmless new formation...
Bindehautentzündung: Erkennen und behandeln
Conjunctivitis: detection and treatment In conjunctivitis, the eye reddens, watering and often hurts or itches. This can be caused by a bacterial infection, an allergy or a disturbing foreign body in the eye. Accordingly, the treatment...
Schilddrüsenüberfunktion: Symptome, Behandlung, Ursachen
Hyperthyroidism: symptoms, treatment, causes In the case of hyperthyroidism, the thyroid produces excessive amounts of the hormones thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3). This manifests itself, for example, in restlessness and nervousness, weight loss despite ravenous appetite...