Dr. Zubair Abdulahi

Dr. Zubair Abdulahi is a licensed medical practitioner with a degree in medicine and surgery who is interested in using new media to influence health decisions by providing information on health queries. When he's not working as a doctor, he enjoys the game of football as well as sight-seeing and listening to classical music.

Yellow Diarrhea: Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Diarrhea is liquid poop

Your stool color says a lot about your gut health and overall health. Your gut processes all ingested food materials, absorbs nutrients from the food particles, and discards the waste products which we see as stool. Normal poop is formed, soft and brownish in color. When one passes frequent loose stools – more than three …

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Numbness In The Left Arm and Hand: Causes And Treatment

numbness in left arm

Numbness in any part of the body is not a normal sensation, especially if it persists, and may be due to a number of reasons. It is commonly due to a problem affecting a nerve or the collection of nerves supplying an area of the body. Numbness due to nerve affectation is caused by damage, …

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Shortness Of Breath At Night: Causes And Treatment

shortness of breath at night

Respiratory system problems are very common in clinical practice with many of the patients visiting the doctor having problems related to breathing, including shortness of breath. Shortness of breath is usually brought on by a problem with the functioning of the heart or the lungs. In this article, we will look at health conditions that …

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Can You Live With One Lung?

can you live with one lung

In some individuals, different factors ensure that they have to continue living with one lung, rather than two as in most people. This may be due to an inborn error, trauma, lifestyle or occupational diseases affecting the lungs. The lungs are considered vital for life and are integral for everyday functioning. In this article, we …

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Can’t Breathe Through Nose? Here Are Likely Reasons Why

can't breathe through nose

The nose is responsible for air exchange and the sense of smell. It allows oxygen from the atmosphere into the lungs where air exchange occurs. It cleans, warms and moisturizes the air we breathe in to make it safe before it reaches the lungs.  It is much larger than it looks from the outside and …

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