Category: Good to know

Hydrocephalus: what you need to know

Hydrocephalus is a build-up of fluid in the brain. The excess fluid puts pressure on the brain, which can damage it. Hydrocephalus occurs when fluid in the normal cavities inside the brain (ventricles) cannot be drained. There are many reasons for this buildup of fluid, such as a birth defect, brain hemorrhage or brain tumors. […]

Let’s talk about Choléra

Cholera is an epidemic intestinal disease caused by ingestion of a bacteria called Vibrio cholerae. Within days following the infestation, violent diarrhoea associated or not with vomiting appears. This disease remains a threat in countries with poor hygiene. You can get infected : -by ingesting contaminated water; – ingesting contaminated food such as raw or […]

APPENDICITIS

Appendicitis is a painful swelling of the appendix. The appendix is a small, thin pouch connected to the large intestine, where poo forms. What Causes Appendicitis pain in the middle of your tummy (abdomen) that may come and go then travels to the lower right-hand side, where the appendix usually lies, and becomes constant and […]

What is nocturnal enuresis?

What is nocturnal enuresis? Nocturnal enuresis is the involuntary emission of urine during the night. It is not a disease. The only possible consequence is that the child’s self-esteem is affected. It is thus necessary to avoid making him feel guilty. Age: Nocturnal enuresis generally affects children between 5 and 10 years old. What to […]