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Diseases, Illnesses & Ailments Starting from Letter H


  1. Headache, Sex
    Sex headache is a rare type of severe headache that occurs at the base of the skull before orgasm during sexual activity, including masturbation. [read more]

  2. Headache, Sinus
    A sinus headache is a headache that hapens when the sinuses become congested. During a cold or allergy attack, the openings can become congested by excess mucus and may become infected. [read more]

  3. Headache, Spinal
    During a spinal tap, a sample of cerebrospinal fluid is withdrawn from the spinal canal. During spinal anesthesia, medication is injected into the spinal canal to numb the nerves in the lower half of the body. If spinal fluid leaks through the tiny puncture site, a spinal headache may develop. [read more]

  4. Headache, Tension
    Tension headaches are the most common type of primary headaches. The pain can radiate from the neck, back, eyes, or the other muscle groups in the body. Tension-type headaches account for almost 90% of all headaches. [read more]

  5. Headache, Thunderclap
    A thunderclap headache is a severe headache that occurs suddenly. Since it is sometimes a sign of a medical emergency, one should seek immediate medical attention for any headache that occurs suddenly and severely. [read more]

  6. Headaches In Children
    Headaches in children are a common problem among children. But chronic headaches among children may be a sign of other underlying illness so this condition must be given immediate attention. [read more]

  7. Hearing disorders
    Hearing disorders, also known as hearing loss or hearing impairments, are conditions wherein there is full or partial decrease in hearing quality. Environmental and biological factors can bring about various types of hearing disorders. Hearing disorders are classified into sensorineural, conductive, and mixed hearing loss. [read more]

  8. Hearing Impairment
    Hearing impairment refers to reduction in sensitivity to sounds, which may be accompanied by some loss in the ability to correctly interpret auditory stimuli even when amplified (Stolov, W., Clowers, M. 2000. Handbook of Sever Disability,p. 395) [read more]

  9. Hearing Loss
    Hearing loss is a the decrease, whether full or partial, of the ability to detect or understand sounds (Speech and Language Terms and Abbreviations. Retrieved on 2006-12-02). [read more]

  10. Heart Arrhythmias
    Heart rhythm problems (or arrhythmias) occur when the electrical impulses in the heart that coordinate the heartbeats don't function properly, causing the heart to beat too fast, too slow or irregularly. [read more]

  11. Heart Attack
    A heart attack usually happens when a blood clot blocks the flow of blood through a coronary artery — a blood vessel that feeds blood to a part of the heart muscle. Interrupted blood flow to the heart can destroy a part of the heart muscle. [read more]

  12. Heart Babies
    Heart babies are infants born with congenital heart problems. [read more]

  13. Heart block
    Heart block is a disease that affects the heart's electrical system. Signal from the upper to the lower chambers of the heart do not transmit. There are 3 degrees of heart block: first degree, second degree, and third, which is complete heart block. [read more]

  14. Heart Failure
    Heart failure, also known as congestive heart failure (CHF), means the heart can't pump enough blood to meet the body's needs. Over time, conditions such as coronary artery disease or high blood pressure gradually leave the heart too weak or stiff to fill and pump efficiently. [read more]

  15. Heart Murmur
    Murmurs are abnormal heart sounds that may cause as a result of turbulent blood flow, which is sufficient to produce audible noise. This usual results from narrowing or leaking of valves or the presence of abnormal passages through which blood flows in or near the heart. Murmurs are not common part of the normal cardiac physiology and thus warrant further investigations. [read more]

  16. Heart situs Anomaly
    Heart situs anomaly otherwise known as Dextrocardia, is a condition where in the heart is located in the right side of the thorax whereby the apex is pointing to the right. It is characterized by the reversal of the normal position of the heart. [read more]

  17. Heartburn
    Heartburn is a painful or burning sensation in the esophagus, just below the breastbone caused by regurgitation of gastric acid.The pain often rises in the chest and may radiate to the neck, throat, or angle of the jaw. Heartburn is also known as one of the causes of chronic cough, and may even mimic asthma. Not considering its name, heartburn actually has nothing to do with the heart. It is because of a burning sensation of the breastbone where the heart is located although some heart problems do have a similar sensation to heartburn. [read more]

  18. HEAT CRAMPS
    Heat cramps is the condition where muscles experience numbness and immobility as well as a stinging sensation that lasts for a short period of time. [read more]

  19. Heat Exhaustion
    Heat exhaustion is one of the heat-related syndromes, which vary in severity from mild heat cramps to heat exhaustion to potentially life-threatening heatstroke. [read more]

  20. Heat Rash
    Heat rash also called prickly heat or miliaria is a common condition in which areas of the skin itch intensely and often feel prickly or sting due to overheating. Heat rash is like tiny bumps surrounded by a zone of red skin. [read more]



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