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Poor Circulation

Poor Circulation

Poor circulation refers to obstruction in the blood vessels that prevents the flow of blood to the central and peripheral organs of the body. The condition leads to poor oxygen and nutrient supply to the organs. Causes Prolonged sitting or standing in one position can lead to poor circulation in the legs or arms. This [...]

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Gout

Gout

Gout is a form of arthritis that occurs due to the accumulation of uric acid in the blood. It can cause inflammation of the joints, and can be short-term or chronic. Causes Gout occurs when the uric acid levels in your body increase due to excessive production, or when your body is unable to remove [...]

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Head Lice

Head Lice

Head lice are small, wingless insects that live, breed and feed on the human scalp. Although they do not transmit any disease, they can move head to head without discrimination, and cause extreme discomfort. About the Insect The head lice cannot fly or jump. They can, however, crawl, and the female louse can lay three [...]

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Hemorrhoid symptoms – what to look for

Hemorrhoid symptoms – what to look for

Hemorrhoids are the result of veins in the anus swelling and breaking, or bulging, through the anal wall. This may be due to increased pressure on the veins during bowel movements, as a result of chronic diarrhea, or even during pregnancy and labor. During a normal bowel movement the anus tissue becomes filled with blood [...]

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Recognizing the symptoms of carcinoid syndrome

Recognizing the symptoms of carcinoid syndrome

Tumors that grow from cells associated with the endocrine system are referred to as carcinoid tumors, these tumors often produce too much of the hormone serotonin which, in turn, causes the development of carcinoid syndrome and its associated symptoms. Unfortunately once the symptoms of carcinoid syndrome are recognized the original, slow growing, tumor has usually [...]

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Symptoms and Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder

Symptoms and Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline personality disorder tends to develop during adolescents or early adult hood. It can produce a variety of symptoms and there is effective treatment available. Introduction to the condition Borderline personality disorder or BPD affects the individual’s ability to control and understand his or her own emotions. Typical symptoms include rapid mood swings, impulsive behaviour, [...]

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Lymphoma cancer

Lymphoma cancer

Lymphoma cancer is a disease of the lymphatic system, studies indicate that around 70% of those affected by this particular cancer are aged 50 or over; the condition appears to affect more men than women and is less prevalent amongst the African-American population than the Caucasian population. What is the lymphatic system? The lymphatic system [...]

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Retinal vein occlusion

Retinal vein occlusion

The retina of the eye consists of light sensitive tissues which line the eye’s inner surface. This is where images are created by the optics of the eye – if the eye is the camera of the body then the retina is the camera film. What happens during retinal vein occlusion? A retinal vein occlusion [...]

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Symptoms of allergic rhinitis

Symptoms of allergic rhinitis

Rhinitis is an inflammation of the mucous membrane that lines the nose. This may be the result of a cold, infection or an allergy. Allergic rhinitis Allergic rhinitis occurs when allergens are breathed in through the nose – it may develop immediately or some hours later and the rhinitis symptoms generally last for a period [...]

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Premature Ejaculation Causes

Premature Ejaculation Causes

Premature ejaculation causes dissatisfaction in the bedroom and can be the root of other problems for a man. Identifying and treating the condition can make men happier and more confident. When it comes to premature ejaculation causes, it is important to remember that what seem perfectly fine to one person may not seem fine to [...]

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Jock Itch

Jock Itch

Jock itch is a fungal infection caused by Trichophyton rubrum. The condition affects warm and moist regions of the skin, ideal for the growth of the pathogen. Men are at a greater risk of jock itch than women. Trichophyton rubrum Trichophyton rubrum is a translucent fungus with branching, rod-shaped hyphae that taper at the end. [...]

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Jaw Ache

Jaw Ache

Your jaw is made up of the jaw bone, the surrounding soft tissues as well as the temporomandibular joint that connects the lower part of the jaw bone to the temporal bone of the skull. Causes The jaw joint is one of the most used joints in your body. Pain or discomfort in any part [...]

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Can men get yeast infections?

Can men get yeast infections?

Yes, really, it’s not just a Woman’s complaint, although it’s not so common in men, it does exist and it can be passed on to you by your partner. Learn about the symptoms and the treatments available. Thrush Firstly yeast is present naturally on our skin, but particularly in moist warm places such as the [...]

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Postnasal Drip

Postnasal Drip

There are hundreds of minute glands lining your nasal cavity. They produce about 1 to 2 quarts of mucus per day. This wet and gooey secretion moistens your nasal passages and trap bacteria and viruses before they enter your body. Postnasal Drip Increased mucus production in the nose can cause runny nose. If the mucus [...]

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Ectopic Pregnancy Symptoms

Ectopic Pregnancy Symptoms

An ectopic pregnancy occurs when the fertilized egg implants in one of the fallopian tubes instead of the uterus. It is a life-threatening condition that is usually discovered around the 8th week of pregnancy. Most cases require emergency medical attention. Causes An ectopic pregnancy occurs in up to 1 out of every 50 pregnancies. A [...]

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Prostatitis Symptoms

Prostatitis Symptoms

Prostatitis is the swelling and inflammation of the prostate, a walnut-sized gland of the male reproductive system. The gland is responsible for the production of semen, which transports the sperm. Causes Prostatitis symptoms may occur as a result of bacterial infection of the prostate gland. The infection may be acute or chronic. Other causes include [...]

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Motor Neuron Disease: Symptoms, Prognosis and Current Treatments

Motor Neuron Disease: Symptoms, Prognosis and Current Treatments

There are many different types of motor neuron disease or MNDs but all of them can be fatal. Unfortunately, there are no cures for motor neuron diseases, although there are treatments to help slow down the patient’s deterioration. MNDs are neurological diseases that gradually destroy a patient’s nerve cells, rendering them unable to walk, talk, [...]

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