Top 6 Symptoms of Pertussis

Pertussis or a whooping cough is an infectious bacterial disease. Its pathogen spreads through the air with the particles of saliva when the patient coughs and sneezes. Penetrating the mucosa of the upper respiratory tract of a healthy person the virus immediately starts to proliferate in the organism. This disease is especially dangerous to children […]

Main Symptoms of Encephalitis

Encephalitis is an inflammation of brain caused by a viral infection. Sometimes the immune system may mistakenly attack its own tissues that results in encephalitis. This pathology is an acute inflammation that comes suddenly, develops rapidly and needs urgent medical help. Encephalitis may emerge as a consequence of some other diseases, for instance, measles, chickenpox […]

5 Main Symptoms of Measles

Fever The disease begins with a sharp rise of temperature to 38-40 degrees. Virus particles enter the blood flow and interact with lymphocytes. Lymphocytes release substances that serve as a signal to the hypothalamus (part of the brain) to increase a body temperature. Fever is a mechanism that helps to create unfavorable conditions for the […]

Symptoms of Pharyngitis

Pharyngitis is an inflammation of the mucous membrane of the throat. This process can be both acute and chronic and is frequently of a viral nature, although bacterial invasion is also possible. Pharyngitis should be treated carefully, since it may cause the development of some serious complications, including heart and joint rheumatism.

Symptoms of the West Nile Fever

West Nile fever is a disease caused by a viral infection. For the first time the virus of the West Nile fever was isolated in 1937 in Uganda. The disease is spread mostly in Africa and Asia. The incubation period ranges from several days to 2-3 weeks but usually it is 3-6 days. The disease […]

Why Do People Lie?

Most often people lie out of fear. They are afraid of showing their weaknesses, revealing their emotions, trying to look better or not wanting to share something deeply personal. You write so beautifully… The inside of your mind must be a terrible place. If a person lies about some harmless little things, for example, about […]