Category: Health

serotonin

Serotonin syndrome (serotonin toxicity)

Serotonin syndrome also known as serotonin toxicity, occurs when there is too much serotonin in your body. Serotonin syndrome though not common, but potentially serious, set of side effects that may occur when people...

diabetic foot ulcers can cause foot gangrene

Diabetic Foot Ulcer

Diabetic Foot Ulcer is sometimes referred to as “ENYI ULE” (Diabolical foot decay). SCENARIO X It all started one fateful morning. She had woken up earlier than usual to go pick palm nuts from...

heart failure

Heart Failure-Willing Mind, Tired Body

Want to learn more about heart failure? In this post, we are going to be discussing about heart failure. A case of a willing mind but tired body. Even at 40, Alex was still...

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Mirror movement disorder (MMD)- A case study.

In this post, we are going to be talking about Mirror movement disorder (MMD) using a case study. Sometime in the recent past, I was going through my message requests, and something caught my...

haemorrhagic vs Ischaemic stroke

Stroke-The Different Faces

Haemorrhagic Stroke If looks could kill! The look on his face was a reflection of the anger he felt in his chest: burning, a molten magma waiting to erupt. If not for the nagging...

personal health record

Personal Health Record

The National Health Council recommends you to keep a personal health record and take it with you to your doctor. It’s one thing to document your medical information… It’s another to know when and...

Medicine 2.0 Blog Carnival

Medicine is an ever-changing field and this is one sector which depends heavily on information access. But, unfortunately, suffers from Information Access Syndrome. We cannot access information about the health of a patient at...