Signs of alcohol withdrawal syndrome

Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is the group of symptoms that can develop when someone with alcohol use disorder suddenly stops drinking. Alcohol use disorder was formerly known as alcohol addiction or alcoholism. If a person regularly drinks too much alcohol, their body...
Signs of alcohol withdrawal syndrome

Signs of alcohol withdrawal syndrome

Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is the group of symptoms that can develop when someone with alcohol use disorder suddenly stops drinking. Alcohol use disorder was formerly known as alcohol addiction or alcoholism. If a person regularly drinks too much alcohol, their body...
What is refeeding?

What is refeeding?

Refeeding syndrome can develop when someone who is malnourished begins to eat again. The syndrome occurs because of the reintroduction of glucose, or sugar. As the body digests and metabolizes food again, this can cause sudden shifts in the balance of electrolytes and...
What does chondrodermatitis mean?

What does chondrodermatitis mean?

Chondrodermatitis nodularis helicis is an inflammatory skin condition that affects the ear. It causes a painful bump to develop on the top rim or helix of the ear or the curved piece of cartilage just inside, known as the antihelix. The condition, abbreviated to CNH,...
What to know about non-fasting triglyceride tests

What to know about non-fasting triglyceride tests

Heart Health A triglyceride test, part of a cholesterol panel, is a blood test that measures the levels of triglycerides in the blood. Triglyceride levels may be measured either when a person is fasting or not fasting. Triglyceride levels in the blood increase after a...
Can you live with a cat if you have allergies?

Can you live with a cat if you have allergies?

People with cat allergies react to specific substances that cats produce, such as saliva, skin flakes called dander, or urine. The substances that cause these reactions are called allergens. A cat allergy can cause symptoms ranging from mild respiratory problems to a...
What are the symptoms of anaphylactic shock?

What are the symptoms of anaphylactic shock?

Anaphylaxis shock is a dangerous and potentially life-threatening condition caused by an allergic reaction. Many people use the terms anaphylaxis and anaphylactic shock to refer to the same thing. Anaphylactic shock, however, is a complication of anaphylaxis that...
How to stop dry heaving

How to stop dry heaving

Did you know that 60 percent of adults will experience some type of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) within a twelve month period and 20 to 30 percent will have weekly symptoms. It is important to know causes and treatment options if and when required. Dry...
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