The Anatomy of the Human Ear (The Middle Ear)

Anatomy of the Outer Ear Anatomy of the Inner Ear The middle ear is a portion of the ear that exist between the eardrum and the oval window. The middle ear sends sound from the outer ear to the inner ear. The middle ear contains three different bones: the hammer (malleus), the anvil (incus) and the stirrups (stapes), the oval window, the round window and the Eustachian tube. The bones…

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The Anatomy of the Human Ear (Outer Ear)

Anatomy of the Middle Ear Anatomy of the Inner Ear The ear is consists of three parts, the outer, middle and inner ear. All three parts are imperative for perceiving sound by working together to move sound from the outer ear via the middle and into the inner part of the ear. Ears also help to maintain your balance. The outer ear includes: Auricle (cartilage protected by skin placed on…

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What is Gingivitis? (periodontal disease)

What is Gingivitis? Gingivitis is a common and mild form of gum disease also called (periodontal disease) which causes irritation, swelling, (inflammation) of your gums and redness. Since gingivitis can be a mild condition, you may not notice that you have it. But it is essential that you take gingivitis seriously and treat it quickly. It can lead to much more severe gum disease (periodontitis) and ultimate cause you to…

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Interstitial Cystitis (Painful Bladder Syndrome)

Interstitial (in-tur-STISH-ul-sis-TIE-tis) Cystitis (IC) or Painful Bladder Syndrome IC or painful bladder syndrome is a chronic medical condition in which a person experiences constant bladder pressure, and pain, sometimes the pain is in the pelvic area The pain levels can range from mild discomfort to severe pain. The bladder is a hollow, muscular organ that stores urine. The bladder will expand to store more liquid until it is full and…

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Understanding Lyme disease – Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

Lyme disease is a caused by four main species of bacteria; these include Borrelia afzellii, Borrelia burgdorferi, Borrelia garinii, and Borrelia mayonii. Borrelia burgodrferi and Borrelia myaonii cause lime disease in the United States, while borrelia garnii and Borrelia afzelii are leading cause of Lyme disease in Europe and Asia. Lyme disease most come is the most common tick-borne illness in these areas. Lyme disease is transmitted through the bite…

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Understanding Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)

Amblyopia is a condition that causes decreased vision in one of or both of the eyes due to abnormal development of the vision in the infancy or childhood. IN amblyopia. There may not be a distinct issue in the eye. Vision loss occurs due to nerve pathways between the brain, and the eye is not effectively stimulated. The brain can learn to see only blurry images with the amblyopic eye…

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Finger Anatomy: Understanding Muscle Movement, Joints, and Nerves

What are the fingers? The human fingers are long, thin and flexible extensions of the hand, which is commonly referenced as digits. This fingers on the hand correspond to the toes of the feet. Human has five fingers on each hand, and a notable characteristic in humans is the opposable thumb. Separate from the flexibility of the human fingers, which make it such as useful appendage of the hand; there…

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Understanding Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease is named after Dr. Buriiol B. Crohn, who first identified a disease with Dr. Leon Ginzburg and Dr. Gordon D. Oppenheimer. Crohn diseases to a group of conditions of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Crohn’s ideas is a chronic inflammatory condition of the gastrointestinal tract. Crohns’s disease is different from ulcerative colitis, which is another type of IBD. The symptoms of these two illnesses are similar in some aspects,…

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Sudden Deafness: Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSHL) also referred to as sudden deafness, which typically occurs when you lose your hearing extremely quick. There is typically no clear reason why the hearing is lost so quickly without testing. It can happen quickly or over a span of a few days. During this time, sound can slowly become more muffled or faint. SSHL commonly affects the only ear. Many people may assume that…

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COPD Treatment: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disesase

There is no cure for COPD. However, developing lifestyle changes and treatments can help you feel better and stay active, and slow the progressive of the disease. The primary goals of COPD treatment include: Relive your symptoms Slow the progress of the disease Improve your ability to stay active and exercise Preventing and treatment of potential complications Improve you overall health It may be recommended that you see a pulmonologist,…

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