Guide santé / Health Guide

Angina pectoris

The term "angina pectoris" refers to a feeling of pain or discomfort in the chest. Angina pectoris occurs when the heart muscle does not get enough...

Antioxidants

Vitamin C It is a powerful antioxidant. She works with vitamin E and the enzyme glutathione peroxidase to stop chain reactions of free radicals. R...

Anxiety

Anxiety may be a normal temporary reaction to some life situations. However, a chronic anxiety that persists and worsens is a real disease that may...

Arteriosclerosis

"Sclerosis" refers to any fibrous degeneration of tissue or organ. With age, the tissues that make up the arteries lose their elasticity and become...

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (bph, mild to moderate)

Previously called hypertrophy, benign prostatic hyperplasia is a definition for prostate enlargement. The term “benign” means that this enlargement...

Biliary vesicular

Gallbladder, an organ used as a reservoir for bile, present in most vertebrates. The gallbladder is a membranous sac in the shape of a pear, situat...

Celiac disease

Celiac disease is an intolerance to gluten, a small protein found in some cereals. The immune system reacts abnormally to gluten, resulting in infl...

Cholesterol

Cholesterol is the most abundant lipid substance in the animal world and the most important from a metabolic point of view, especially as a precurs...

Chronic venous insufficiency

Chronic venous insufficiency defines incapacity of the veins to return their blood to the heart due tot a lack of tonus. In most cases, venous insu...

Circulatory problems

A poor blood circulation may have a variety of symptoms depending on the location where blood cannot flow normally. At the level of the brain, a po...

Cold

Cold is a benign infection of the upper respiratory tract caused by different kinds of viruses. This infection is often confused with the flu, but ...

Constipation

Constipation disorder of the intestinal function characterized by a slowing of the transit and by a decrease of the frequency of the evacuation of ...