Archive | December, 2017

Overview on a chalazion

A chalazion is a small-sized, painless swelling or lump that forms on the eyelid. A clogged oil or Meibomian gland is usually the cause. A bump can form on the lower or upper eyelid and even subside without any treatment. A doctor should be consulted though if a chalazion is suspected especially if it disrupts […]

Bronchial spasms

Bronchial spasms involve contraction and narrowing of the airway muscles. During breathing, air moves via the throat and trachea. The air moves into and out of the bronchial tubes which extend into the lungs and branch into smaller air passages. Normally, the muscles adjacent the bronchial tubes are smooth and thin to allow easy flow […]

What is hypovolemic shock?

Hypovolemic shock is a dangerous condition that results to loss of more than 20% of the body’s blood or fluid store. The significant loss of fluid makes it impossible for the heart to pump enough blood throughout the body. Once it progresses, it can lead to organ failure. The condition requires prompt medical attention. This […]