Dermatitis is a general terms to describe a number of conditions that cause inflammation of the skin. It is not contagious and causes no harm to the body but can make those that suffer from it self-conscious and mostly uncomfortable due to the itching and swelling on the skin. Dermatitis can be classified into many


Acne (acne vulgaris) is a chronic skin condition that causes pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads to appear on the skin, more specifically on the face, neck, shoulders, back and chest. Oil glands under the skin produce sebum which carries dead skin cells through the follicles to the surface of the skin and a small hair grows

Sore Throat

A sore throat usually consists of dryness or scratchiness in the throat. Those who have complained of having a sore throat usually report difficulty in swallowing and may have swollen glands in the neck. The most common cause of a sore throat is a virus-like a cold or the flu, although it can also be


Sinusitis is when there is swelling or inflammation of the tissue lining in the sinuses. When the air filled spaces in the sides of the nose, eyes and forehead are blocked and filled by mucus they can become infected by the germs and bacteria trapped in the sinuses. Sinusitis can be classified in several ways

Sinus Headaches

Sinuses are air-filled spaces which are symmetrically on either side of your nose near the cheekbone, Frontal sinuses above the eyes near the forehead. They are also found symmetrically on either side in the area along the bridge of the nose near the eyes, and behind the eyes deeper inside the skull. These sinus cavities

Nasal Congestion

Nasal congestion, more commonly referred to as a stuffy nose, is caused by the obstruction of the flow of air through the nasal passages, or in and out of the nose. The nasal and adjacent tissues and blood vessels become filled with excess fluid, causing inflammation and swelling causing one to feel like their nose


According to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, allergies are among the most common chronic conditions worldwide. An allergy is a reaction that starts in the immune system. When an otherwise harmless substance (allergen) is mistaken by the immune system as something harmful to your body, it overreacts by producing antibodies (Immunoglobulin E).


Emphysema is a chronic lung disease that progressively worsens over time. The air sacs in the lungs are damaged and over time the inner walls of the air sacs weaken, losing their shape. As the damage continues over time, it can destroy the walls of the air sacs, leading to fewer and larger air sacs

Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis is a complex, chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system. It is a genetic disease and is usually diagnosed soon after birth, although milder cases may not be diagnosed until adulthood. It is caused when a child inherits two copies of a defective gene called the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator


COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) is a long-term lung disease that includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. It is a chronic inflammatory disease that causes the obstruction of airflow from the lungs, making it hard to breathe. Symptoms include coughing with phlegm, wheezing, chest tightness, a lack of energy, and a number of breathing issues. COPD