Valley fever, also called coccidioidomycosis is a fungal lung infection caused by the fungus Coccidioides immitis and Coccidioides posadasii. Valley fever symptoms in humans can be similar to those of other respiratory illnesses. The fungus lives in the southwestern United States, parts of Mexico, and Central and South American soil.
Most Common Viruses in Humans: Viruses are infection-causing tiny agents, made up of genetic material like DNA and RNA, covered in a protein coating. Viruses are submicroscopic. Viruses invade living cells and use cell components to help themselves to replicate. During this, the host cells infected by viruses are killed or
Hyperthyroidism Symptoms in Females: Hyperthyroidism disorder is a disease of the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is placed in front of the neck; it is a butterfly-shaped small gland that produces two major hormones: tetraiodothyronine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3), which regulate our cell energy consumption. The thyroid gland regulates our
Psoriatic Arthritis and Fatty Liver Disease: Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a type of arthritis. An estimated 520,000 patients are affected with psoriatic arthritis in the US population. Psoriasis is a skin disease that causes red, scaly rashes, most commonly on the elbows, hands, feet, ankles, and knees. Most people get psoriasis years
Are sleep apnea and eye problems related? Obstructive sleep apnea which is one of the most common sleep disorders has been linked with various eye conditions, including glaucoma, nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy, floppy eyelid syndrome, etc. A potentially serious disorder sleep apnea causes breathing stops and resumes several times throughout