Everyone feels scared sometimes. Fear can protect us by putting us in a state of alertness so we can react more quickly. But constantly worrying about practically everything can become a major problem. Generalized anxiety disorder could be the cause.
Gingivitis (inflamed gums) is usually harmless and goes away quickly. But sometimes gingivitis can spread to the tissues that support our teeth and keep them firmly in place (periodontium). This is called periodontitis. You can read about what can be done to stop it from getting worse and preventative oral hygiene.
Almost everyone has a wart at some point in their life. They are contagious and hard to get rid of. Children and young people are especially at risk: They often get them at the swimming pool or after doing sports. How can you protect yourself from these annoying warts – and how can you get rid of them?
A doctor can usually diagnose scarlet fever fairly quickly based on its typical rash and a dark-red tongue, sometimes referred to as a “strawberry tongue.” Serious complications are very rare nowadays, and because scarlet fever is caused by bacteria, antibiotics are an effective treatment.
A very itchy rash with reddish blisters and mild fever are the main symptoms of chickenpox. This contagious viral infection mostly affects children between the ages of two and ten. Here you can find useful information on the symptoms, and read about options for preventing and treating chickenpox.
Being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes can come as a real surprise. High blood sugar levels are often first detected during a routine examination. Some people just have to make a few changes in their routines after being diagnosed, while others need permanent medication.
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