Tag: Uncommon Symptoms

What You Need to Know About Sjogren’s Syndrome

What You Need to Know About Sjogren’s Syndrome

Sjogren’s (pronounced SHOW grins) syndrome is a separate disease of the immune system in and of itself but often appears at the same time as another illness of the immune system such as arthritis, thyroid diseases and lupus. People with eye infections can also develop this syndrome. The exact cause of Sjogren’s syndrome is unknown, [...]

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Recognizing Slipped Disc Symptoms

Recognizing Slipped Disc Symptoms

A slipped disc is also called a herniated disc, herniated nucleus propulsus, prolapsed intervertebral disc or a ruptured disc. But no matter what it’s called, a slipped disc is painful and problematic. Slipped discs are caused by aging, by injuries and by working at jobs that require repetitive motions of the back such as swinging [...]

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Early and Later Symptoms of Lyme Disease

Early and Later Symptoms of Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is potentially deadly disease of major concern for anyone that has ever been bitten by a tick. Tick bites are painless, but symptoms of Lyme disease are not. People who live near or on areas frequented by deer are at risk of getting bit by ticks carrying bacteria that causes Lyme disease. The [...]

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Swine Flu Symptoms: Common and Uncommon

Swine Flu Symptoms: Common and Uncommon

Since 2009, there have been concerns about a worldwide swine flu epidemic. Although the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the pandemic stopped in August of 2010, swine flu has not been eradicated and is especially prevalent in Mexico. Also known as hog flu, pig flu or the H1N1 virus, this is a potentially deadly [...]

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Symptoms of Hypertension or High Blood Pressure

Symptoms of Hypertension or High Blood Pressure

Hypertension or HTN is someone who has suffered from high blood pressure for at least six months. Blood pressure levels reading 140/90 or more means that a person has high blood pressure. Since blood pressure can be influenced by a number of factors, doctors like to take several readings over a length of time in [...]

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Symptoms and Complications of Lyme Disease

Symptoms and Complications of Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is a bacterial disease passed from tick bites to people, wildlife or pets. It is named after the first town the disease was discovered in – Lyme, Connecticut. If Lyme disease symptoms are not treated, they can worsen until the joints and heart are affected. Most cases of Lyme disease are curable with [...]

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