Urinary Tract Infections, Animation.

A urinary tract infection, or UTI, is an infection in any part of the urinary system — the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. An infection of the urethra, or urethritis, may cause burning sensation when urinating and cloudy discharge. A bladder infection, or cystitis, may result in pelvic pain, frequent, painful urination, and blood in…

Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome Pathophysiology, Pre-Excitation and AVRT, Animation

Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome Pathophysiology, Pre-Excitation and AVRT, Animation

wolff-parkinson-white or WPW syndrome is a congenital heart disease characterized by presence of an abnormal electrical connection between the atria and ventricles of the heart WPW typical symptom is an abnormally fast heart rate or tachycardia in normal conduction electrical signals are initiated in the SA node and travel throughout the atria before they reach…

Dumping Syndrome, Animation

Dumping Syndrome, Animation

Dumping syndrome is a very common complication following gastric and esophageal surgeries. Also known as rapid gastric emptying, dumping syndrome is a condition in which undigested food moves too quickly from the stomach to the small intestine. In other words, food gets “dumped” into the intestine before being properly digested. This happens because the valve…

What is Generalized Anxiety Disorder?

What is Generalized Anxiety Disorder?

So here’s my friend. He worries about things. Of course everybody worries, it’s natural. But this guy has got Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and he pretty much worries all the time. You see, people with GAD have trouble turning their worrying and anxiety off. There’s a sense of impending doom that terrible things will happen…