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infertility in men,diagnosis


Infertility in men .Diagnosis:In any fertility work-up, both male and female partners are tested if pregnancy fails to occur after a year of regular unprotected sexual intercourse. It should be done earlier if a woman is over age 35 or if either partner has known risk factors for infertility. A work-up can not only uncover the causes of infertility but …

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ortopedic massage


Orthopedic Massage vs. Medical Massage: Are We Using the Correct Terminology?By James Waslaski Several weeks ago, after discussing my mother’s “medical” condition with her surgeon, I realized how vital it is for our profession to establish the differences between medical and orthopedic massage. My mother had a critical medical condition called a dissecting aortic aneurysm, in which she exhibited low …

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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD


Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)Virtually any trauma, defined as an event that is life-threatening or that severely compromises the emotional well-being of an individual or causes intense fear, may cause PTSD. Such events often include either experiencing or witnessing a severe accident or physical injury, receiving a life-threatening medical diagnosis, being the victim of kidnapping or torture, exposure to war combat …

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How is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder(PTSD) treated


How is PTSD treated? Treatments for PTSD usually include psychological and medical treatments. Providing information about the illness, helping the individual manage the trauma by talking about it directly, teaching the person ways to manage symptoms of PTSD, and exploration and modification of inaccurate ways of thinking about the trauma are the usual techniques used in psychotherapy for this illness. …

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Allergy Relief – The Natural Way


Allergy Relief – The Natural Way The spring season brings about a 2-3 month trouble to millions of Americans and people all across globe, including myself. Being a strong believer of curing things naturally without swallowing the chemical based tablets unless one really have to. Below are the most recommended ways to fight allergies naturally. Natural remedies are easily available, …

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Allergic Food Reactions


  Allergic Food ReactionsThe topic of allergic food reactions is undoubtedly one of the most confused of clinical immunology. The term â€?allergic’ is frequently used inappropriately to describe all conditions where reproducible reactions are triggered by food ingestions, disappear on an elimination diet and recur on a blind challenge. â€?Food intolerance’ is the appropriate term to define the entirety of …

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there is another sleep disorder that people are less likely to discuss


Understanding SexsomniaEveryone has heard of the sleepwalker, the sleep eater and the sleep talker. However, there is another sleep disorder that people are less likely to discuss: sexsomnia.What is Sexsomnia?Sexsomnia, also called sex sleep, was first identified in 1996 and is a classified sleep disorder characterized as a non-rapid-eye-movement (N-REM) parasomnia. (A parasomnia is a disorder characterized by partial arousals …

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transmitted disease


Safe sex Primary syphilis   STDs and ecological niches   The female condom   The male condom   Definition Safe sex means taking precautions during sex that can keep you from getting a sexually transmitted disease (STD), or from giving an STD to your partner. These diseases include genital herpes, genital warts, HIV, chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, hepatitis B and C, and …

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inability to achieve orgasm…


Female sexual dysfunction  Definition: Sexual dysfunction in women may involve a reduction in sex drive, aversion to sexual activity, difficulty becoming aroused, inability to achieve orgasm, or pain with sexual activity or intercourse. Alternative Names:Frigidity; Sexual dysfunction – female Considerations: Traditionally, sexual dysfunction in women was thought to be largely due to psychologic problems. Recent research is beginning to uncover …

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Inhibited …desire


Inhibited sexual desire  Definition: Inhibited sexual desire (ISD) refers to a low level of sexual interest. The person with ISD fails to initiate or respond to their partner’s desire for sexual activity. ISD may be primary (where the person has never felt much sexual desire or interest), or secondary (where the person used to possess sexual desire, but no longer …

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Chronic Pain and Depression


Living with chronic pain should be enough of a burden for anybody. But pile on depression — one of the most common problems faced by people with chronic pain — and that burden gets even heavier. Depression can magnify pain, and make it harder to cope. The good news is that chronic pain and depression aren’t inseparable. Effective treatments can …

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