A very useful site

Click on the disease and get a video explanation

 

 

This site is from the National Library of Medicine which is under the National Institutes of Health and, as such, is from the U.S. government.

Highly recommend that you keep this for further reference.  It just might come in handy.

Click on the Ailment, Get a Video Explanation.

 

Using animated graphics each tutorial explains a procedure or condition in easy-to-read language. You can also listen to the tutorial. JUST CLICK ON A SPECIFIC AILMENT

NOTE: These tutorials require a special Flash plug-in, version 6 or above... If you do not have Flash, you will be prompted to obtain a free download of the software before you start the tutorial.

Diseases and Conditions:

       Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

       Acne

       AIDS

       Allergies to Dust Mites

       Alopecia

       Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

       Angina

       Anthrax

       Arrhythmias

       Arthritis

       Asthma

       Atrial Fibrillation

       Avian Influenza

       Back Pain - How to Prevent

       Bell's Palsy

       Brain Cancer

       Breast Cancer

       Burns

       Cataracts

       Cerebral Palsy

       Cold Sores (Herpes)

       Colon Cancer

       Congestive Heart Failure

       COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

       Crohn's Disease

       Cystic Fibrosis

       Depression

       Diabetes - Eye Complications

       Diabetes - Foot Care

       Diabetes - Introduction

       Diabetes - Meal Planning

       Diverticulosis

       Endometriosis

       Epstein Barr (Mononucleosis)

       Erectile Dysfunction

       Fibromyalgia

       Flashes and Floaters

       Fractures and Sprains

       Ganglion Cysts

       Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

       Glaucoma

       Gout

       Hearing Loss

       Heart Attack

       Hepatitis B

       Hepatitis C

       Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

       Hypoglycemia

       Incisional Hernia

       Influenza

       Inguinal Hernia

       Irritable Bowel Syndrome

       Kidney Failure

       Kidney Stones

       Leishmaniasis

       Leukemia

       Low Testosterone

       Lung Cancer

       Lupus

       Lyme Disease

       Macular Degeneration

       Malaria

       Melanoma

       Meningitis

       Menopause

       Migraine Headache

       Mitral Valve Prolapse

       Multiple Myeloma

       Multiple Sclerosis

       Myasthenia Gravis

       Osteoarthritis

       Osteoporosis

       Otitis Media

       Ovarian Cancer

       Ovarian Cysts

       Pancreatitis

       Parkinson's Disease

       Pneumonia

       Prostate Cancer - What is it?

       Psoriasis

       Retinal Tear and Detachment

       Rheumatoid Arthritis

       Rotator Cuff Injuries

       Sarcoidosis

       Scabies

       Seizures and Epilepsy

       Sexually Transmitted Diseases

       Shingles

       Skin Cancer

       Sleep Disorders

       Smallpox

       Spinal Cord Injury

       Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMJ)

       Tennis Elbow

       Tinnitus

       Trigeminal Neuralgia

       Tuberculosis

       Ulcerative Colitis

       Umbilical Hernia

       Uterine Fibroids

       Varicose Veins

       Vasculitis

       Warts

Tests and Diagnostic Procedures:

o      Amniocentesis

o      Barium Enema

o      Bone Densitometry

o      Breast Lumps - Biopsy

o      Bronchoscopy

o      Colonoscopy

o      Colposcopy

o      Coronary Angiogram and Angioplasty

o      CT Scan (CAT Scan)

o      Cystoscopy - Female

o      Cystoscopy - Male

o      Echocardiogram

o      Echocardiography Stress Test

o      IVP (Intra Venous Pyelogram)

o      Knee Arthroscopy

o      Laparoscopy

o      Mammogram

o      MRI

o      Myelogram

o      Newborn Screening

o      Pap Smear

o      Shoulder Arthroscopy

o      Sigmoidoscopy

o      Ultrasound

o      Upper GI Endoscopy

Surgery and Treatment Procedures:

       Aorto-Bifemoral Bypass

       Cardiac Rehabilitation

       Carotid Endarterectomy

       Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

       Chemotherapy

       Cholecystectomy - Open Laparoscopic (Gallbladder Removal Surgery)

       Clinical Trials

       Colon Cancer Surgery

       Colostomy

       Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG)

       C-Section

       Dilation and Curettage (D & C)

       General Anesthesia

       Heart Valve Replacement

       Hemorrhoid Surgery

       Hip Replacement

       Hip Replacement - Physical Therapy

       Hysterectomy

       Knee Replacement

       LASIK

       Massage Therapy

       Neurosurgery - What is it?

       Open Heart Surgery - What to Expect?

       Pacemakers

       Preparing for Surgery

       Prostate Cancer - Radiation Therapy

       Shoulder Replacement

       Sinus Surgery

       Stroke Rehabilitation

       Thyroid Surgery

       Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy

       TURP (Prostate Surgery)

       Vaginal Birth

       Vasectomy

       Prevention and Wellness

       Back Exercises

       Coumadin - Introduction