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Men's Health

Gynecomastia or Moobs

Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia may be simply
defined as excessive breast tissue within the male breast. Note, the definition does not say “fatty tissue” within the male breast. Gynecomastia has nothing to do with being overweight or fat. It is excessive breast tissue within the male breast itself. It can occur in thin men or fat men with equal distribution in men of all shapes and sizes and race.

Causes of Gynecomastia:

Migraine Triggers

Migraine Aura and Migraine Triggers

Migraine headache can be defined as a severe, debilitating, throbbing, recurring headache that may be preceded by a sensory feeling or aura and last for 4 to 72 hours. During an attack nausea, vomiting and extreme sensitivity to light – photophobia, may also be features.

 

Preventative treatments for migraine

Certain medications can be given to prevent or reduce the frequency of migraine attack. Chief among these are:

 

Psychiatrists abandoning Psychotherapy?

Decline in use of Psychotherapy by PsychiatristsDoctor Consulting.

What Is The Difference between Psychiatrists and Psychotherapists?

Plantar Fasciitis or Heel Pain


What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis is the pain caused from inflammation occurring at the attachment of the plantar fascia into the heel bone or calcaneum. The plantar fascia is the broad ligament that stretches the length of the foot to maintain the arch of the foot. When it gets slightly pulled away from its heel bone attachment you end up with plantar fasciitis.

 

What causes Plantar Fasciitis?

Dupuytren's Contracture or Claw Hand

Dupuytren’s Contracture

Dupuytren’s Contracture is a chronic progressive deformity of the hand that starts about the age of fifty and older. It affects men more than women and has a slight familial tendency. Slowly the little finger and later the ring finger starts to bend towards the palm of the hand. Eventually, over months or years, the finger bend all the way down to lock onto the palm and become useless.

 

Premature Ejaculation or PE.

 

Premature Ejaculation

Premature ejaculation is the commonest sexual dysfunction to affect men, and by extension women, in the world. It is more common even than erectile dysfunction. And it is also the most neglected and least understood problem. Very often the management of PE is left to Dr Google and to the quacks and chancers who lurk therein.

Acute appendicitis symptoms

Acute Appendicitis Symptoms

The appendix is a blind finger-like tube that leads from part of the large bowel called the caecum which is situated in the right lower abdomen. The appendix has no known function and may be a rudimental extra digestive tract useful to our primeval ancestors – rabbits for example have a long appendix used for storing grass. Its presence has been known for hundreds of years. Leonardo da Vinci clearly depicts it in his anatomical drawings.

 

Hemorrhoid treatment

Hemorrhoid treatments and symptoms

Hemorrhoids or piles are swollen inflamed veins in the rectum, where they are called Internal Hemorrhoids, or on the anal rim, where they are
referred to as External Hemorrhoids. In the developed world they are very common with over 50% of adults reporting that they either have had or currently have haemorrhoids.

Symptoms of Hemorrhoids

Hyperthyroidism symptoms and treatment

Hyperthyroidism Symptoms and Treatments

The thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland that lies just below your ‘Adam’s apple’ in the front of your neck and produces the hormone thyroxin.
Thyroxin in turn regulates your rate of metabolism. When your thyroid gland becomes overactive too much thyroxin is produced and this gives you the symptoms of hyperthyroidism also known as thyrotoxicosis.

 

Causes of Hyperthyroidism: