Carpal tunnel syndrome: causes, treatment, prognosis Tendinitis (tendovaginitis, peritendinitis, tendosynovitis) is an inflammation of the tendon sheaths. Mostly the forearm, hand and wrist are affected. There are two special forms of tendosynovitis: Tendovaginitis stenosans and Tendovaginitis...
Tuberculosis: Infection, symptoms, therapy Tuberculosis is a serious infectious disease caused by bacteria. The pathogens are usually transmitted by droplets in the air we breathe, which are inhaled. Therefore, tuberculosis usually affects the lungs first. However,...
Food poisoning: symptoms, causes, treatment Food poisoning is caused by the consumption of food that is spoiled by poisons or pathogens (such as bacteria). Typical symptoms are stomach pain, diarrhoea and vomiting. Mild food poisoning...
Sinusitis: Treatment and symptoms A sinusitis is an inflammation of the mucous membrane in the sinuses. These are the air-filled cavities in the facial skull, which are connected to the nose via narrow openings. Depending on...
Burnout: symptoms, causes, prevention Burnout describes a state of deep emotional, physical and mental exhaustion. Those affected have difficulty concentrating and make many mistakes. Some also lose energy for their private lives. Burnout is usually attributed...
Gallstones: Description, causes, symptoms Gallstones are crystallized components of the bile. They can develop in the gallbladder or bile duct, favoured by factors such as obesity, female sex and family predisposition. In most cases gallstones do...
Neurodermatitis: symptoms, trigger, therapy Neurodermatitis (atopic eczema, atopic dermatitis) is a chronic inflammatory skin disease that occurs in relapses. It is accompanied by excruciating itching. It often affects the scalp, face and hands. Read more about...
inflammation of renal pelvis
Inflammation of renal pelvis: symptoms, causes, therapy Inflammation of  renal pelvis (pyelonephritis, PN) is a mostly bacterial infection of the renal pelvis. This is the funnel-shaped cavity in the kidneys where urine collects before it continues...
Hemorrhoids: Home remedies that help What helps against hemorrhoids? There are some hemorrhoid home remedies that can relieve symptoms well. In severe cases of illness they can support orthodox medical treatment. Read all about "What to...
Chlamydia: symptoms, infection, treatment Chlamydia infection is caused by bacteria. It can cause various clinical pictures. Depending on the chlamydia subgroup, the genitals, eyes or respiratory tract are mainly affected. Here you can read all the...