How long does a cold usually last? There is no universal answer to the question of how long a flu-like infection lasts. Depending on the trigger of the cold and possible additional infections, the duration and...
Down Syndrome Brief overview What is Down's syndrome? Not a disease, but an anomaly of the genetic make-up. This means that the genetic make-up of those affected deviates from the "normal state". Causes: In all or...
Myoma: Description A myoma is generally a tumor that develops from muscle cells. Depending on what type of muscle cells is affected, a distinction is made between Leiomyoma: develops from smooth muscle cells. These are found...
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...
Magen-Darm-Grippe: Dauer bis zur Genesung
Gastroenteritis: Incubation period The incubation period describes the time between infection with a disease and the appearance of the first symptoms. The incubation period for gastroenteritis is usually very short (a few hours). For some pathogens,...
Depression: Symptome, Behandlung, Ursachen
Depression: Short overview Main symptoms: deep depression, loss of interest, lack of drive Side symptoms: including insomnia, self-doubt, feelings of guilt, concentration disorders Therapy: various forms of psychotherapy and medication (antidepressants) Causes: partial genetic predisposition,...
Magen-Darm-Grippe: Ursachen, Behandlung, Verlauf
Gastroenteritis: causes, treatment, course Gastroenteritis is the colloquial term for a gastroenteritis caused by pathogens. But the gastro-intestinal flu has nothing to do with the real flu (influenza). It is usually harmless, but causes unpleasant symptoms...
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...
Histamine intolerance: symptoms, description, causes, test In case of histamine intolerance, the body reacts to an increased amount of histamine with intolerance reactions. This substance occurs naturally in the body, but is also found in many...
Stroke (apoplexy): warning signs, causes, therapy Stroke: short overview What is a stroke? A sudden circulatory problem in the brain Important symptoms: acute muscle weakness, feelings of paralysis and numbness in one half of the body,...