Type 1 diabetes: everything you need to know about this disease
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Type 1 diabetes: everything you need to know about this disease

Do you know about type 1 diabetes? Do you think you have it? Then consult all the information gathered in our sheet. What is type 1 diabetes? Type 1 diabetes accounts for 5-10% of all diabetes cases. This form of the disease most often appears during childhood or adolescence, hence its ancient name of “juvenile…

Angina: everything you need to know about this disease
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Angina: everything you need to know about this disease

Angina corresponds to an infection in the throat and more precisely in the tonsils. What are the symptoms that characterize it? How is it diagnosed? Can it be prevented? And how is it treated? Here are our explanations. What is angina? Angina corresponds to an infection in the throat, and more precisely in the tonsils….

Liver angioma: all about hepatic angioma
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Liver angioma: all about hepatic angioma

A common and minor condition, liver angioma is a benign tumor that affects the hepatic blood vessels. In the vast majority of cases, it does not cause any symptoms and it is not necessary to operate. What is a liver angioma? Definition Angioma of the liver, also called hemangioma or hepatic angioma, is a benign…

Scotoma: all about this visual disorder
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Scotoma: all about this visual disorder

Scotoma results in the presence of one or more spots in the visual field. There are several forms, the most described of which are the central scotoma with the presence of a black spot and the sparkling scotoma with several luminous spots in the visual field. What is scotoma? Definition of scotoma The scotoma is…

Nasopharyngitis: everything you need to know about this infection
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Nasopharyngitis: everything you need to know about this infection

Nasopharyngitis is a very common infection of the respiratory tract. To learn more, see our dedicated article below. What is nasopharyngitis? Nasopharyngitis is a very common infection of the respiratory tract, specifically the nasopharynx, the cavity that extends from the nasal cavity to the pharynx. It is caused by a virus that can spread from…

Low back pain: everything you need to know about this back condition
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Low back pain: everything you need to know about this back condition

Low back pain, often called back pain or lumbago, is the medical term for severe pain in the lower back, and in the lumbar vertebrae. What are the causes? Can low back pain be prevented? How to treat it? Here are our explanations. What is low back pain? Low back pain: definition Low back pain…

Behavioral disorder: causes, symptoms, and treatments
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Behavioral disorder: causes, symptoms, and treatments

Behavioral disorders are manifested by action or reaction, which does not correspond to the attitude that should be had. They can be expressed in different ways (by excess or by default) and concern different spheres: food, mood, and sex… How are behavioral disorders defined? Behavior can be defined as how to act or behave on…

Parkinson’s disease: symptoms, prevention, and treatments
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Parkinson’s disease: symptoms, prevention, and treatments

Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disease that results from the slow and progressive death of neurons in the brain. As the area of the brain affected by the disease plays an important role in controlling our movements, sufferers gradually make rigid, jerky, and uncontrollable gestures. Find out everything you need to know about this disease…

Lymphadenopathy: all about the swelling of the lymph nodes
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Lymphadenopathy: all about the swelling of the lymph nodes

Lymphadenopathy is the medical term commonly used to refer to swollen lymph nodes. Having swollen lymph nodes is a sign of aggression in the body. Lymphadenopathy can thus be perceived as a warning signal. They can be related to mild and transient infections but also have more serious causes. How to treat them? Can they…

Mononucleosis: symptoms and treatments of kissing disease
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Mononucleosis: symptoms and treatments of kissing disease

Infectious mononucleosis is a disease caused by the Epstein-Barr virus. Mononucleosis mostly affects teenagers and young adults, but it can also affect children. In the latter, it is most often silent and therefore undetected. Mononucleosis, what is it? Mononucleosis is most often manifested by sore throats, headaches, extreme fatigue, loss of appetite, and feeling weak throughout the…

Intercostal neuralgia: all about this intercostal pain
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Intercostal neuralgia: all about this intercostal pain

Intercostal neuralgia is chest pain in the intercostal nerves. It is caused by the compression of one of the 24 nerves located between the ribs and the intercostal muscles, at the level of the rib cage. Treatment of intercostal neuralgia depends on its cause. In this article, find out everything you need to know about…

Sophrology: definition, benefits, and role of the sophrologist
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Sophrology: definition, benefits, and role of the sophrologist

Definition of sophrology Sophrology is a “training of the body and mind to develop serenity and well-being based on relaxation techniques and activation of the body and mind”. It is aimed at anyone seeking to improve their lives and develop well-being and relaxation. Specific sessions can be offered to young children and teenagers. Sophrology is…

Canker sores – Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
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Canker sores – Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Canker sores are small superficial ulcers that form, most often, on the mucous membranes inside the mouth: on the inside of the cheeks, tongue, inner side of the lips, palate, or gums. Canker sores can also appear on the genitals, but rarely. This will only be about canker sores in the mouth. When canker sores…

Hyperthyroidism: the causes and treatments of hyperthyroidism
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Hyperthyroidism: the causes and treatments of hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism is a disorder of the thyroid gland in which it produces an excess of thyroid hormones. What are the causes? What are the symptoms associated with hyperthyroidism? Can hyperthyroidism be prevented? What treatments are available to treat this disease? Here are our explanations. What is hyperthyroidism? Hyperthyroidism refers to the abnormally high production of…