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Rheumatoid arthritis – causes, symptoms, complications

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease of autoimmune nature, whose characteristic lesion is symmetrical synovitis with repercussions on the entire joint (bone, cartilage, capsule, tendons). Disease prevalence is 1% of the adult population and is the most commonly diagnosed between the ages of 30 and 55 years with a female to male ratio of […]

November 11, 2014, Joint
Carotid Artery Disease

What is carotid artery disease? Carotid word comes from Greek and means “to numb”, which should not surprise us, if we think that the pressure applied to the carotid arteries (neck strangulation) causes rapid unconscious of the victim. Carotid artery disease is a serious health problem because it can cause stroke (CVA). The brain receives […]

November 7, 2014, Vessels
Testicles diseases and infertility causes

There are a number of testicles diseases that affect the quality and quantity of spermatogenesis and cause infertility. Here are listed some of the most frequently: 1. Varicoceles can cause a third of all cases of male infertility. It is caused by retrograde leakage of blood with progressive dilatation, often palpable,  of the venous plexus. […]

November 7, 2014, Testicles
Myocarditis – causes, symptoms, treatment

Myocarditis is a cardiovascular disease characterized by inflammation of the myocardium (heart muscle) which has a wide range of clinical forms (from asymptomatic to life-threatening). The most common etiology is infectious myocarditis (viral, bacterial or fungal). Appears in a health state and can have a rapid evolution towards heart failure or arrhythmias. Specialists in myocarditis […]

November 4, 2014, Myocardium