MRSA stands for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus. It is known as a 'super-bug' to many healthcare professionals. Staphylococcus Aureus is a type of bacteria that can be found on the skin and in the nasal passages of anyone at any age. Although it usually does not cause a problem, staph aureus can cause infections in various parts of the body. It can cause pneumonia (lung), endocarditis (heart), wound infections (abscess).
Irritable Bowel Syndrome, IBS, describes a group of uncomfortable symptoms that can cause abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating, constipation and/or diarrhea. IBS is also known as spastic colon or spastic colitis. IBS is diagnosed when the symptoms and bowel changes occur for 3 or more months.
Tuberculosis (TB) is a lung disease caused by a bacteria...As time goes on, tuberculosis is becoming more difficult to treat due to drug-resistant strains.
In Diabetic Retinopathy, the prolonged, excessive amounts of glucose in the bloodstream weakens and damages the retina.
Diabetic neuropathy is the most common complication of diabetes mellitus that causes pain, numbness, and tingling in the hands, legs, and feet. It is primarily experienced by those with a long history of diabetes or a history of uncontrolled diabetes and is the leading cause of neuropathy in the United States.