Archive | June, 2010
Anemia

Anemia

Anemia is a condition of lower-than-normal red blood cell (RBC)  count and hemoglobin (Hgb) level. It is often not a specific disease state but a sign of an underlying disorder. Anemia results in a diminished amount of oxygen delivery to body tissues.  There are many different kinds of anemia, but all can be classified as […]

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Angina Pectoris

Angina Pectoris

Angina pectoris is a clinical syndrome characterized by paroxysms of pain or a feeling of pressure in the anterior chest. The cause is insufficient blood flow, resulting in an inadequate supply of oxygen to meet the myocardial demand.  angina is usually the result of atherosclerotic (a form of arteriosclerosis characterized by the deposition of atheromatous […]

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How Dangerous is Placenta Previa?

How Dangerous is Placenta Previa?

My sister got pregnant  with her second baby and experienced bleeding during her 1st trimester.The doctor’s findings was placenta previa. She was advised to have bed rest and avoid heavy household chores. During her 2nd trimester, she had bleeding again. She was admitted to the hospital and put on under observation. The doctor told us […]

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