Heat Cramps

Heat cramps factsHeat seizures are intermittent and involuntary spasms of large muscles that occur in an individual who is physically active in hot weather. Spasms of heat, heat exhaustion and heat stroke are collectively known…

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Abdominal aortic aneurysm definition and factsAn aneurysm is an abnormal area of localized widening of a blood vessel. The aorta bulges at the site of an aneurysm like a weak spot on a worn tire. Aortic aneurysms are typically…

Dry Socket : Symptoms & Signs

Medical Author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MDThe dry socket is a case of inflammation of the jaw (or alveolar bone) after the extraction of the teeth. Medically, a dry socket is known as alveolar osteomyelitis. Dry output occurs in…