Take care of your health without leaving home,

con nuestro servicio de e-Consultation

Find Doctors with e-Consultation

The most complete medical information written by the best doctors

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z

Obesity

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Primary Care, Gastroenterology, Physical therapy, Nephrology, Internal Medicine, Nutrition & Dietetics, Cardiology, General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Endoscopy, Plastic surgery, General Practitioner

Obesity is a disease characterized by the presence of an excess of fat mass (fat) in the body and for weight gain, usually due to a disproportionate food intake. This condition is easily diagnosed by assessing the body mass index and overall constitution of the person. The sum of factors that cause this disease, typical of the XXI century, include a sedentary lifestyle, a poor dietary patterns, and genetic and environmental factors. On the other hand, obesity is often aggravated by a...

See more

Obesity Surgery

General Surgery, Gastroenterology, Endoscopy, Bariatric Surgery

Obesity surgery, known as bariatric surgery, is the set of techniques to reduce the intake or food absorption capacity. Surgery is indicated for morbidly obese patients having a body mass index greater than 40kg / m2 or to those affected by severe obesity and associated diseases. Moreover, stomach surgery is performed through restrictive, malabsorptive or mixed media. The restrictive adjustable gastric banding (one ring placed around the entrance of the stomach which limits intake)...

See more

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Psychology, Psychiatry

Obsessive- compulsive disorder ( OCD) is an anxiety disorder characterized by the presence of distressing thoughts (obsessions ) and recurrent and stereotyped behaviors (compulsions ) behaviors persistently over time, causing anxiety and impairment of daily life. Although the subject is aware that their obsessions are irrational, you can not control but usually tries to suppress or relieve them through compulsions. There are issues and topics of common obsession that cause their corresponding...

See more

Obstetric Physiotherapy

Physical therapy

Physiotherapy Obstetrics is the specialty dealing preventive and therapeutic aspects of pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum to allow preparation of the body, especially the pelvic floor during the 9 months to the time of delivery. In turn, aims to rehabilitate injuries and problems that may arise after delivery. The main advantage is that by pregnant Obstetric Physiotherapy achieved learn to control jostling for not harm the baby and some exercises to decrease pain.

See more

Obstetrics

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Obstetrics is the medical specialty that deals with pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium, not necessarily in situations of risk that require surgical intervention. As a medical specialty, obstetrics is combined with gynecology under the discipline known as obstetrics and gynecology.

See more

Obstructive sleep apnea

Otolaringology, Pneumology, Internal Medicine, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery , Odontology, Neurology, Neurophysiology

Obstructive sleep apnea is the cessation of breathing that occurs moments after falling asleep and preceded by loud snoring for at least 10 seconds. If this process is repeated 5 times per hour of sleep we will face Syndrome Obstructive Sleep Apnea. The obstruction of breathing leads to lower oxygen levels in the body making it difficult for the person to have a restful sleep and will show signs of tiredness the next morning. Moreover, the persistence of this lack of oxygen could cause...

See more

Ocular Melanoma

Ophthalmology

Ocular melanoma is a form of cancer that affects melanin, the pigment responsible for producing cells in the body. Despite it is an uncommon disease is the most common type of cancer that occurs in the eyes. Also, it can affect all parts of this organ, especially those less accessible for detection, so it is essential eye examinations performed regularly. Your treatment will depend on the degree of development of melanoma when detected, but mainly two types of treatments: radiation therapy,...

See more

Ocular Reconstructive Surgery

Ophthalmology

By Ocular Reconstructive Surgery diseases of the eyelids, eyebrows, lacrimal ways and orbits are treated.

See more

Ocular Tumors

Ophthalmology , Pediatrics

Ocular tumors are all those diseases affecting the eyelids, the eye and orbit. Eyelid tumors are usually benign but, in cases that are not, should be regularly monitored. Intraocular tumors include melanoma (the most common in adults), retinoblastoma (the most severe during childhood) and choroidal hemangioma (it is benign but spreads rapidly and can impair vision). Orbital tumors are less frequent and have specific causes. However, about 50% of retinoblastoma are congenital and...

See more

Oculoplasty

Ophthalmology

The oculoplastics handles pathologies and other aesthetic or functional problems affecting the structures surrounding the eye: orbit, eyelids and lacrimal passages. Solutions that are used most frequently are blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery, the application of Botulinum Toxin Type A and other aesthetic medicine treatments. The first aims to eliminate the tired look through the extraction of fat or excess skin from the upper and lower eyelids. The second is to apply microinjections of this...

See more

Showing 10 de 43 results