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What can cause spots on the tongue?

What can cause spots on the tongue?

Allergies The tongue has lots of small spots on it for taste and sensation. They are not usually very noticeable. If spots are an unusual color, cause irritation, or other symptoms accompany them, they can be the sign of a health problem. In this article, we look at...
What causes testicular atrophy?

What causes testicular atrophy?

Addiction Testicular atrophy occurs when the testes shrink. The testes are two male reproductive glands located in the scrotum just behind the penis. These glands are responsible for creating sperm. There are several potential reasons for the testes shrinking,...
What happens when you get an adrenaline rush?

What happens when you get an adrenaline rush?

Heart Health An adrenaline rush is one of the body’s vital defense mechanisms. A stressful situation will trigger the release of the hormone adrenaline, also known as epinephrine, into the bloodstream. The production of adrenaline occurs in the adrenal glands,...
How to remove cortisol from the body naturally

How to remove cortisol from the body naturally

Stress and Anxiety When a person is stressed, the adrenal glands release the steroid hormone cortisol. Cortisol is the body’s primary stress hormone, and it plays a role in many bodily functions, including controlling blood sugar levels. The level of cortisol in...
What is Ureaplasma?

What is Ureaplasma?

Ureaplasma is a bacteria that is commonly found in people’s urinary or genital tract. It is parasitic, which means it needs a host, such as a human or animal, to survive. Ureaplasma bacteria are part of the body’s bacterial population, and they live in...
What causes blood in sputum?

What causes blood in sputum?

Your Health Blood in the sputum or mucus when a person coughs or spits is called hemoptysis. Although the blood can be worrying, it is usually not a cause for concern, especially in young or otherwise healthy people. Blood in the sputum is a common event in many mild...
What is basophilia? Causes and symptoms

What is basophilia? Causes and symptoms

Allergies Basophilia refers to when there are too many basophils in a person’s blood. Basophils are a type of white blood cell. Basophilia is not a condition on its own but can be an important marker of other underlying medical problems. What is basophilia?...
What does it mean when your left lung hurts?

What does it mean when your left lung hurts?

Pain The lungs do not have a significant amount of pain receptors, which means that any pain felt in the lungs probably originates somewhere else in the body. However, some lung-related conditions can result in pain in the left lung. The chest contains several vital...
What causes chest pain on the right side?

What causes chest pain on the right side?

Pain Most people are familiar with left-sided chest pain and how it can indicate serious heart problems, such as a heart attack or other heart diseases. Right-sided chest pain is not usually talked about as often, but can still indicate a variety of problems. Pain in...
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