Conditions T U V W X Y Z

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TONSILLITIS

Inflammation of the tonsils, glands of lymph tissue at the entrance of the throat that act as filters to protect … More

TUBERCULOSIS

Usually known as TB, it is a highly contagious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Commonly affects the lungs, but can … More

TUMORS

Abnormal tissue growths that may be benign or malignant. Benign growths occur as independent entities in the body without metastatic … More

ULCERATIVE COLITIS

Ulceration of the mucous membranes of the colon. Usual causes are food allergies, improper digestion and a diet rich in … More

ULCERS

Lesions of the mucous membranes along the gastrointestinal tract. For skin ulcers see under BEDSORES. Peptic ulcer risks include genetic … More

UNDERWEIGHT

Body mass index less than 20 (see SERVICES – Individualized Programs). Although overweight is a major health risk in modern … More

URINARY TRACT INFECTION

There are several of these, and bladder problems and kidney stones have been already reviewed (see appropriate sections). Risk factors … More

VAGINITIS

Inflammation of the vagina also known as colpitis, is one of the most frequent female complaints, six times more common … More

VARICOSE VEINS

Enlarged, swollen, twisted superficial veins, mainly in the legs, caused by defective vein valves allowing blood to flow back and … More

VERTIGO

A condition of imbalance and disequilibrium, a sense of flowing around in space, the word often used to indicate dizziness, … More