Tetanus

What is Tetanus Tetanus is a non-communicable disease contracted through exposure to the spores of the bacterium called Clostridium tetani. These bacteria are commonly found in the environment within soil, dust and manure. If bacteria contaminate wounds, they produce the toxin which causes tetanus symptoms. The bacteria can contaminate wounds, where they produce a toxin which… Read More Tetanus

Vertigo

What is Vertigo Vertigo is a sense of rotation, rocking, or spinning, experienced even when someone is perfectly still. Vertigo is a feeling that you are dizzily turning around or that your surroundings are dizzily turning about you. Vertigo is medically distinct from dizziness, lightheadedness, and unsteadiness in that vertigo involves the sensation of movement.… Read More Vertigo

St John’s Wort – Genus Hypericum

St John’s wort is a shrub-like perennial herb with bright yellow flowers that is native to Europe, western Asia, and northern Africa. Common St John’s wort is a flowering plant species of the genus Hypericum. It is a medicinal herb with antidepressant properties and potential antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Because of its anti-inflammatory properties, it… Read More St John’s Wort – Genus Hypericum