Norvasc is in a class of drugs called calcium channel blockers. Norvasc relaxes (widens) the blood vessels (veins and arteries), making it easier for the heart to pump and reducing its workload. Norvasc is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure)...
The skin disorder rhinophyma is a subtype of rosacea. It causes a distinctive growth of the nose, which can make it look red, large, bulbous, and distorted. Doctors can often diagnose rhinophyma visually. In this article, learn about the causes and risk factors. We also explain the treatment options, including surgery.
Atrophic gastritis is a chronic condition that causes inflammation of the stomach lining over a long time. Either a bacterial infection or an autoimmune condition is responsible. Autoimmune atrophic gastritis can lead to vitamin B-12 deficiency and pernicious anemia. Learn more about causes and treatments here.
New research suggests that our guts send signals to our brains that inform our spatial memory and ability to orient ourselves in our environment. How come?