Learn More about the Common Diseases and Their Symptoms

istock_000003187219xsmall_crop380w

Diseases are basically defined as a disorder or any abnormal conditions of the supposedly normal structures and functions of a certain or all parts of the human body. Diseases does not only affect the people physically, but it can also affect them emotionally, which is why the people who have diseases are fragile and needs to be taken care of by the medical practitioners, and their families, friends and love ones. The common types of diseases are genetic diseases, physiological diseases, infectious diseases, airborne diseases, lifestyle diseases, foodborne diseases, deficiency diseases, communicable diseases, and non-communicable diseases. There are basically a lot of different diseases, and the diseases that are recognized as the most deadliest are the coronary artery disease or blood flow obstruction, the cerebrovascular diseases, and the lower respiratory tract infections. For more information about Diseases and Illnesses follow the link.

The lower respiratory tract infections or shortened as LRTI, is commonly used as a synonym for pneumonia, or any other types of infection in the lungs, such as acute bronchitis and lung abscess, and antibiotics are recognized as the first line of treatment for such disease. The common symptoms that are commonly felt by the patients who are suffering from LRTI, are fatigue, fever, weakness, coughing, and shortness of breath. The various causes of LRTI include bronchitis, which is described as the inflammation or the swelling of the bronchial tubes; pneumonia, which is caused by pneumococcal bacteria; parasitic infections, such as respiratory cryptosporidiosis; and viral infections, such as human respiratory syncytial virus, influenza, adenovirus, and human parainfluenza viruses. Visit the official site for more information about common diseases and their Symptoms.

Coronary artery disease or CAD is described as a group of diseases such as unstable angina, myocardial infarction, unstable angina, and cardiac arrest, and this certain disease is also known as ischemic heart disease or IHD. The different symptoms of CAD are irregular heartbeat or heart failure; exercise or emotional stress; shortness of breath; and chest discomfort or chest pain that tends to travel into the neck, jaw, arm, shoulder and back of the patient. The management or the treatments for CAD are coronary interventions, like coronary stent and angioplasty; surgeries, like CABG or coronary artery bypass grafting; medical treatments or medications, like beta-blockers, nitroglycerin, cholesterol lowering medications, calcium antagonists, and aspirin; and lifestyle change.

The cerebrovascular disease is defined as a vascular disease of the cerebral circulation, such as the arteries, and another term used to refer this certain disease is stroke. The various causes of stroke are aneurysms, embolism, low flow states, and atherosclerosis, and the three basic types of stroke are the subarachnoid haemorrhage, the ischemic stroke, and the transient ischemic attack or TIA. The management and treatment procedures for the patients who have cerebrovascular diseases are changes in lifestyle activities; medications, such as blood thinners, anti-diabetic medications, antiplatelet, and antihypertensive; and surgical procedures, like endovascular surgery and vascular surgery.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s