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Signs and symptoms of liver cancer

Signs and symptoms of liver cancer

In the early stages of liver cancer there are rarely any symptoms – the signs and symptoms begin to develop as the cancer grows. In the early stages of the disease any symptoms may be extremely subtle and be attributed to the worsening of a pre-existing condition such as cirrhosis of the liver. It is [...]

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Liver disease on the increase

Liver disease on the increase

Recent studies have shown that fatal cases of liver disease are rising year on year – with alcohol contributing to around one third of total cases of the disease. This rise is in direct contrast to deaths resulting from cardiac disease and other cancers – all have which have been steadily declining. Statistics show that [...]

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Liver cleanse

Liver cleanse

Many of us live lives that have a negative effect on our normal, healthy bodily processes. Continuous ingestion of processed foods, pollutions and chemicals coupled with increased levels of stress means that our livers may become increasingly overworked and therefore less efficient. The role of the liver, in the body, is to process the toxins [...]

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Lipoic acid

Lipoic acid

Lipoic acid (also referred to as alpha lipoic acid, or ALA) is a powerful antioxidant produced, in small amounts, by the human body. Ongoing research into this newly discovered antioxidant seems to indicate that it is more powerful that those antioxidants found in vitamins C and A. Scientists are continuing to research both the perceived [...]

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A liquid diet and gallbladder surgery

A liquid diet and gallbladder surgery

The gallbladder is the body’s storehouse for bile – a bitter, dark fluid used to aid the digestion of fat within the small intestine. Bile is produced initially in the liver and discharged from the gall bladder into the duodenum as food is ingested. The gallbladder is a small, pear shaped organ located just below [...]

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Caffeine and Polycystic Ovaries

Caffeine and Polycystic Ovaries

Polycystic ovaries occur due to an imbalance in the female sex hormones, which may also impact the menstrual cycle and lead to infertility. Excessive caffeine consumption may also contribute to the condition. Considerations Female sex hormones predominantly include estrogen and progesterone, along with small amounts of androgens. These hormones regulate the menstrual cycle and contribute [...]

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Lipo 6 black

Lipo 6 black

Everyone wants to look and feel great – is lipo 6 black the answer? Most of us spend a great deal of time and energy on keeping ourselves looking and feeling good – if we look good then we very often feel good. It is important that we make the right impression on the people [...]

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How To Get Abs That Are Amazing!

How To Get Abs That Are Amazing!

Most of usual advice around on how to get abs is directed towards men – who tend to want a ‘deep’ ab look; but, women are after a more feminine and sexy look when they want to get abs. In the quest to get abs we need to think about losing fat and increasing ab [...]

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How to Determine Urinary Tract Infection Symptoms

How to Determine Urinary Tract Infection Symptoms

Urinary tract infections are very common and generally affect more women than men, they may be very painful, causing a lot of discomfort, but they tend to last no more than a few days and will also, if necessary, respond quickly to a course of antibiotics. There are several things which can generally be seen [...]

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Uterine cancer

Uterine cancer

Uterine cancer is a cancer which generally affects more women over the age of 50 then those who are younger. Uterine cancer is also one of the most common cancers affecting women. It may also be referred to as cancer of the womb or lining of the womb or endometrial cancer – where endometrial refers [...]

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Abnormal TSH levels

Abnormal TSH levels

If you have presented to your medical practitioner with any or all of the following symptoms – muscle or joint pain; bowel irregularities; changes in the skin and/or hair loss; hoarseness of voice; discomfort or swelling in the neck; fertility problems and irregularities in the menstrual cycle; fatigue; weight change; a family history of thyroid [...]

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Willi syndrome

Willi syndrome

Prader-wili syndrome is a genetic condition and is a suitable candidate for genetic testing using a simple blood test during pregnancy. The genetic changes in this condition occur randomly – there is usually no family history. The prader-willi syndrome patient will missing genetic material from chromosome 15 – most will be missing the part from [...]

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Vaccine Side Effects

Vaccine Side Effects

As with any medicine the MMR vaccine may cause serious problems including a severe allergic reaction. However the risk of the MMR vaccine side effect is very small and certainly those vaccine sideeffects still mean that the MMR vaccine is safer than any of the three diseases it protects against. Because the MMR vaccine protects [...]

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The Potential Yaz Side Effects

The Potential Yaz Side Effects

There are many kinds of contraception available today, all of which vary in effectiveness and have their advantages and disadvantages. Everyone has their own preference of contraception, which can depend on a variety of factors such as lifestyle and amount of sexual activity. However one of the most popular forms of protection is oral contraceptive, [...]

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Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis Causes and Symptoms

Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis Causes and Symptoms

Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis or NSF is a condition that affects the skin and connective tissues. It is caused by the gadolinium-based contrast agents sometimes used with magnetic resonance imaging, MRI. One type of MRI procedure is known as a magnetic resonance angiography, MRA, which is scan used by doctors to get a closer look at [...]

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Looking for signs of depression in women

Looking for signs of depression in women

Depression is a wide and complex condition and the causes, symptoms and signs of depression in women can all be very different that the ones that occur in men. Women are more likely to suffer from depression than men are, which may be due to a number of factors including the hormonal changes that women [...]

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The triggers of major depressive disorder

The triggers of major depressive disorder

Depression is a term that it used very often and very widely. It is commonly used to describe a temporary mood or feeling that is not actually directly linked to clinical depression. One type of clinical depression is known as major depressive disorder, which can have a severe effect on the sufferer’s life. These people [...]

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Mesothelioma Cancer

Mesothelioma Cancer

Mesothelioma cancer, although uncommon is not a rare form of cancer and is mainly caused by exposure to asbestos. It affects the membrane lining of the lungs and abdomen and is normally very aggressive. Mesothelioma cancer produces symptoms very similar to those of other diseases and conditions, often making it hard to correctly diagnose. Although, [...]

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Major depression

Major depression

As the name suggests, major depression is the most severe form of depression. Someone suffering from this condition would have similar symptoms to those suffering from depression only to a more severe extent. Major depression may occur suddenly as a reaction to a traumatic event or alternatively can develop and progress slowly as the consequence [...]

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Weight loss tips

Weight loss tips

It is important that you set realistic goals if you are trying to lose weight. A good weight loss tip is to choose smaller plates and smaller portions. Things like opting for straight cut, fatter chips will help to minimize fat intake. Another quick and easy way to lose weight is to drink a glass [...]

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