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Obesity

Psychology

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...

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Psychology

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Obstetric Physiotherapy

Physical therapy

Obstetric Physiotherapy or physical therapy for pregnant women is the specialty that deals with 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, it aims to rehabilitate injuries and problems that may arise after delivery. The main advantage for pregnant women is that by Obstetric Physiotherapy is achieved jostling learn to control not...

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Obstructive Bronchitis

Pediatrics

Obstructive bronchitis, or obstructive airway syndrome, is a disease that affects the bronchi. This disease can develop for various reasons, including the most common is a viral infection.

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Occupational diseases

Allergy & Immunology

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Occupational therapy (OT)

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder) surgery

Neurological Surgery

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. Depending on the severity of OCD, many patients are treated by combining psychotherapy with antidepressant prescription drugs. But in some patients this therapy is not effective, in which case the call TOC surgery, consisting of...

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OCT ( optical coherence tomography )

Ophthalmology

OCT is an intravascular diagnostic technique high resolution. It is used to study the interior of the coronary arteries and the inside of the macula and retina. OCT macular or optical coherence tomography is a test that allows the diagnosis and monitoring of problems of the macula and retina. Pathologies in which is made: macular degeneration (AMD) Glaucoma macular edema Central serous choroiditis epiretinal...

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Ocular cancers

Ophthalmology

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 (most severe during childhood) and choroidal hemangioma (benign but it spreads rapidly and can impair vision). Orbital tumors are less common and have specific causes. However, about 50% of retinoblastoma are congenital and eyelid tumors are...

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Ocular hypertension

Ophthalmology

When the pressure inside the eye is triggered, we say there is an ocular hypertension. In principle anyone can look ocular hypertension. However, people with eye injuries, eye diseases, certain medications, diabetic patients, among others, may be more conducive to development causes hypertension. Most people do not feel any previous symptoms so it is very important to perform eye...

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