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Explaining Antisocial (Sociopathic) Personality Disorder

Explaining Antisocial (Sociopathic) Personality Disorder

Antisocial Personality Disorder is a serious mental condition which is characterized by constant disregard and violation of the rights of other human beings. Research proves that this disease takes root early on in the person’s life, it starts showing signs right from childhood or early adolescence and then continues into the adulthood. The key features of this antisocial personality disorder are manipulation and deceit. However, proper diagnosis cannot be done unless the patient is 18 years of age and exhibits some symptoms of Conduct Disorder by the age of 15. This disorder is usually only diagnosed after these behaviors have become persistent and start to disable and distress daily life of the patient. What is Antisocial Personality Disorder? Antisocial personality Disorder, popularly known as the Sociopathic Personality Disorder, is a …

Your Guide to Kidney Dialysis Methods, Machine used and Indications for Use

Your Guide to Kidney Dialysis Methods, Machine used and Indications for Use

Kidney Dialysis is a process that gives artificial dialysis function to those patients whose kidneys fail to function normally. The process handles removing all harmful waste from the blood and other necessary functions of the kidney. What is Kidney Dialysis and where it is done? Kidney Dialysis is also known as Renal Dialysis and is the process of artificially removing all toxins and waste products from the blood when a person’s kidneys fail to do the job themselves. While short term Kidney Dialysis is offered to patients whose kidneys fail due to a disease or injury and there are chances for the kidneys to regain their functioning after treatment. For patients who have suffered from permanent and irreversible damage to the kidneys, Kidney Dialysis is the only way to keep …

Natural Tooth Ache Remedies using Popular Herbs

Natural Tooth Ache Remedies using Popular Herbs

A smile can really make our day and we all know that smile is contagious and it can help you to have a positive start for the day. Now imagine a smile without teeth, looks horrible, isn’t it? Well, we usually think of teeth with chewing activity but teeth is really important to ensure that we look great. Image by : wikipedia Hence, we must always make sure that we have great teeth so that we can chew our food well and also give out that nice smile that can make the world happy. However, these days we never really care about our teeth because it does not really matter to us.

Dealing with High Blood Pressure

Dealing with High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure High blood pressure has become more of a lifestyle disease these days. Almost every one person out of three suffers from high blood pressure (HBP). Let’s try to get an overview of high blood pressure. What is High Blood Pressure? As heart pumps blood, it increases the pressure on the arterial walls, which carry the blood from heart to the other parts. This pressure is called blood pressure. Image by : wikimedia When this pressure rises, then there would be serious problems to the body. High blood pressure can cause heart failures, heart attacks, kidney failures and other major problems.

When does Papilledema Occur?

When does Papilledema Occur?

Papilledema Occur Papilledema occurs when sudden slight increased pressure in the intracranial nerves is produced. This results to compressed optic nerves in the surrounding optic nerve leading to inflammation or bulge in the back wall of the eyeball. Grades of Papilledema Papilledema is graded from 0 to 5 as per Frisen Scale papilledema grading system. Stage 0 – Normal optic disc Stage 1 – Very early papilledema Stage 2 -  Early papilledema Stage 3 – Moderate papilledema Stage 4 -  Marked papilledema Stage 5 – Severe papilledema Papilledema Causes There are several causes of papilledema like head injury, brain tumor or abscess; internal bleeding in the brain; brain tissue infection like meningitis or encephalitis; and idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Pseudotumor Cerebri Pseudotumor cerebri or benign intracranial hypertension is one factor which …

Essure Procedure as Permanent Birth Control is 99.8% Effective

Essure Procedure as Permanent Birth Control is 99.8% Effective

Birth control is a very serious issue. It is one of the biggest concerns of couples. Couples always hunt for easy methods of birth control. Most of them use the temporary methods of birth control, but these methods are not 100% successful. People avoid the surgical methods of permanent birth control because they want to avoid the pain of surgery. Vasectomy is one of the surgical permanent birth control methods and it is meant for men. Image by : nursingcrib The makers of Essure show why men do not want vasectomies? asked some men about the Vasectomy. All the men were hesitant and reacted in very funny way. They expressed in a funny way, through their facial expressions as well as words. The purpose of this video is to create …