What is Rabies? Symptoms, Prevention, FAQ’s

What is Rabies? Rabies is a deadly virus spread to people from the saliva of infected animals. This is usually transmitted through an animal bite, for example, from stray dogs. Symptoms include fever, headache, excess salivation, muscle spasms, paralysis and mental confusion. Seek immediate medical attention after a bite or suspected bite. There is no specific treatment available. Once symptoms appear, it’s nearly always fatal. A vaccine can prevent infection. Lets …

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Panic Attack: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

What is Panic Attack? Panic attack is an abrupt surge of intense fear or discomfort that reaches a peak within minutes, and during which time a variety of psychological and physical symptoms occur. These symptoms include rapid heart rate, sweating, shaking, shortness of breath, hot flashes, and lightheadedness—as well as a sense of impending doom, chills, nausea, abdominal pain, chest pain, headache, and numbness or tingling.   What Does a …

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How To Be An Extrovert : 6 Simple Tips

 How To Be An Extrovert “Although life is rarely as simple as labelling anyone as either an ‘introvert’ or an ‘extrovert’, the majority of us do have a proclivity for either introversion or extroversion. Being an ‘introvert’ in this sense of the word has its merits but there are times in our professional careers where it pays to be more extroverted. An introvert doesn’t become an extrovert overnight; however there …

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How To Relax While Studying : 5 Tips

 How To Relax While Studying (5 Tips) Stress is “a normal physical response to events that make you feel threatened or upset your balance in some way.” When you sense danger, your body goes into “fight-or-flight” reaction mode in order to protect you. This is great for emergency situations, like slamming on your breaks to avoid an accident, but it is not so wonderful for studying. The symptoms of stress are numerous; check out helpguide.org for …

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What is Poliomyelitis ? Symptoms, Causes, Precautions

What is Poliomyelitis?  Poliomyelitis, commonly shortened to polio, is an infectious disease caused by the poliovirus. A virus that may cause paralysis and is easily preventable by the polio vaccine. In about 0.5 percent of cases, it moves from the gut to affect the central nervous system and there is muscle weakness resulting in a flaccid paralysis. This can occur over a few hours to a few days. ——————————————– Lets …

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What is Measles? Symptoms, Causes, Cure, Precautions

 What is Measles? Measles is a highly contagious disease caused by measles virus. Symptoms usually develop 10–12 days after exposure to an infected person and last 7–10 days. Initial symptoms typically include fever, often greater than 40 °C (104 °F), cough, runny nose, and inflamed eyes. —————————————————————— Detailed look :   Pathogen : Virus (Rubeola)    Mode of transmission : By air    Incubation period : 3-5 days   Symptoms:(i) Common …

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Chicken Pox (Varicella) | Symptoms, Causes and Cure

 Everything About Chicken Pox! Chicken Pox, also called varicella, is characterized by itchy red blisters that appear all over the body. A virus causes this condition. It often affects children, and was so common it was considered a childhood rite of passage. It’s very rare to have the chickenpox infection more than once. And since the chickenpox vaccine was introduced in the mid-1990s, cases have declined. ———————————————————-Detailed view on Chicken …

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All About Human Immunity: Signs, Disease, Booster

  What is Immunity? Immunity is the capability of multicellular organisms to resist harmful microorganisms. Immunity involves both specific and nonspecific components. The nonspecific components act as barriers or eliminators of a wide range of pathogens irrespective of their antigenic make-up What are common diseases of the immune system? 1. Type 1 Diabetes. The immune system attacks the cells in the pancreas that make insulin.  2. Rheumatoid arthritis. This type of arthritis causes swelling and deformities …

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All You Need To Know About “The Black Fungus”

 First of all what is this Black Fungus?   Mucormycosis is an invasive infection caused by a class of molds called mucormycetes. These fungi are ubiquitous, naturally occurring in our environment, most commonly in soil. Humans get the infection by inhaling the fungal spores floating around in the air and in dust. How does black fungus start? Primarily, fungal spore floating in the environment give people this infection. One may …

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