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Heart Attack in Women: Symptoms & Treatments

How to Treat Heart Attack in Women Heart attacks are a serious threat to many people with a history of some cardiovascular disease. It is a health crisis surfacing as a result of a disruption...
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Alopecia: Causes and Prevention

What Is Alopecia? You wake up to see clumps of hair on your bed. You think it`s a one-off situation but it never stops. Over and over again, you lose large clumps of hair until...
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4 Ways to Deal with Hair Graying

How to Get Rid of Gray Hair Imagine looking in a mirror one morning and noticing a few strands of gray or white hair on your head. Well, this may not be much of a problem...
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Type-1 and Type-2 Diabetes: Any Difference?

What Is Diabetes? Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder that is characterized by the body's inability to control its glucose levels due to the insufficiency of insulin. The insulin insufficiency could be as a result...
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Uvulitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

What Is Uvulitis? Do you sometimes feel like there`s something stuck at the back of your throat? You probably thought it was a strep throat, and tried to treat it, but it didn`t heal and you...
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Periodontitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

What Is Periodontitis? Periodontitis is a severe infection of the gums that can cause some damage to the soft tissues and bone supporting the teeth. Periodontitis may also cause the deterioration of the alveolar bone...
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Melanoma: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

What Is Melanoma? Melanoma is one of the most severe types of skin cancer. It develops in the cells that produce melanin. Melanin is the pigment responsible for skin color. Melanoma, in some cases, affects...
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Smelly Hair and Scalp: Prevention and Cure

Why Does My Scalp Smell? There are various reasons the scalp can smell; one of them is having an oily scalp. The reason oily scalps have a higher possibility of being smelly is the increased...
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Dealing With Computer Vision Syndrome

What Is Computer Vision Syndrome? Due to the nature of the jobs that a number of people do, they spend long hours before their computer screens, get home to play video games, and spend some...

Dealing With Paranoid Personality Disorder

What Is Paranoid Personality Disorder? Paranoid Personality Disorder (PPD) is a condition that causes an affected person to behave eccentrically or oddly. PPD falls in the category of disorders called Cluster A. Cluster A, a classification...
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Back Pain: Causes and Treatment

What Causes Back Pain? Back pain occurs due to a number of factors, some of which are prolonged sitting and standing. The pain can be intense, however, there are ways to combat it with simple...
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Ringworm: Symptoms, Prevention, and Cure

What Is Ringworm? Ringworm is a common skin infection which occurs as a result of a fungus, Trichophyton Rubrum, which may be on just any part of the body. Ringworm infection is characterized by red, itchy,...
Schizophrenia: Causes and Symptoms

Schizophrenia: Causes and Symptoms

What is Schizophrenia? Schizophrenia is a chronic mental disorder that affects a person's thoughts, behavior, and feelings. It has some physical and mental symptoms, and it is common among people of ages 16 and 30....
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Crohn’s Disease: Causes and Treatment

What is Crohn’s Disease? Crohn's disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that results in inflammation and irritation in different parts of the digestive tract. This condition results in severe diarrhea, fatigue, weight loss,...
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5 Ways To Get Rid Of Belly Fat

What is Belly Fat? Belly fat is that type of fat you should not have in excess. If you are struggling with a stomach bulge, you are not alone. A lot of people are too,...
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Migraine: Causes, Symptoms and Prevention

What is Migraine? A migraine is not just a type of headache, it is much more. Migraines are neurological disorders that can cause severe pain and significantly diminish a person’s quality of life. A migraine...
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High Cholesterol: Causes, Treatment and Prevention

High cholesterol, also known as hypercholesterolaemia is one of the common health conditions affecting Americans. If you have a high cholesterol, it does not mean you have a disease. But it is still something...
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Constipation: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

What is Constipation? If you have constipation, it means that you might not be passing stools frequently, you find it difficult to pass stools or completely empty your bowel or your stools are unusually small...
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Fibroids: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

What are Fibroids? Fibroids, also known as uterine fibroids are benign, non-cancerous tumors that form in or around the uterus (womb). A lot of women have fibroids at some point in their lives. A woman...
Dealing with Amyloidosis

Dealing with Amyloidosis

What is Amyloidosis? Amyloidosis is a rare disorder that affects one in a thousand adults. It occurs as a result of a buildup of amyloid — certain proteins which accumulate in some parts of the body....