Balanitis (inflammation of the glans): causes, therapy, signs Balanitis is an inflammation of the glans penis, the tip of the penis. In the vast majority of cases it also affects the foreskin and is then called...
Ingrown toenail: causes, treatment, prognosis An ingrown toenail (Unguis incarnatus) usually affects the big toe. The ingrown toenail presses itself into the nail bed and causes pain or inflammation. Possible causes are, for example, shoes that...
Heart failure: causes, symptoms, treatment In heart failure (weakness of the heart muscle, cardiac insufficiency, myocardial insufficiency) the heart is no longer able to supply the body with sufficient blood and thus oxygen. The disease is...
Natural Remedies For High Blood Pressure High blood pressure can be reduced not only with medication. General measures such as regular exercise, the right diet and the reduction of overweight can also reduce high blood pressure....
Lupus erythematosus: Causes, forms, therapy Lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disease. The immune system mistakenly regards the body's own cell structures as foreign and attacks them. There are three main forms of lupus erythematosus depending on the...
Fatty liver: Recognizing symptoms Fatty liver symptoms are often unspecific. Some affected persons feel a feeling of pressure in the right upper abdomen or suffer from a feeling of fullness. However, patients often have no fatty...
What helps against sunburn? Tips and household remedies The question "What helps against sunburn" always comes up if you have not applied enough sunscreen or not at all when swimming or sunbathing. In mild cases of...
HPV: causes, secondary diseases, symptoms, treatment The abbreviation HPV stands for Human Papillomavirus. The pathogen causes venereal diseases and can manifest itself through warts on the skin and genital area. Most HPV infections heal unnoticed, but...
Arthrosis (joint degeneration): causes, symptoms, treatment Arthrosis is a painful joint disease. It occurs when the joint cartilage is irreparably damaged. With conservative therapies or surgery, the symptoms of joint wear and tear can be significantly...
Erysipelas: causes, signs, complications Erysipelas is a localized inflammatory disease of the skin. It often occurs on the lower legs, but can occur anywhere on the body. In most cases bacteria use small injuries of the...