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What Are Anxiety Disorders?

What Are Anxiety Disorders? Everyone feels anxious now and then. It’s a normal emotion. Many people feel nervous when faced with a problem at work, before taking a test, or making an important decision. Anxiety disorders are different and they can cause such distress that it interferes with your ability …

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Constipation: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Constipation: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments The word constipation comes from the Latin constipare meaning “to press, crowd together”, and from 1400 A.D. Latin Constipationem. Constipation is a condition of the digestive system. The sufferer has hard feces that are difficult to expel. In most cases, this occurs because the colon …

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Urinary Incontinence: Causes, Treatments, and Symptoms

Urinary Incontinence: Causes, Treatments, and Symptoms Urinary incontinence is the involuntary leakage of urine; in simple terms, it means a person urinates when they do not want to. Control over the urinary sphincter is either lost or weakened. Urinary incontinence is a much more common problem than most people realize. According …

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What Causes Overweight and Obesity?

What Causes Overweight and Obesity? Lack of Energy Balance A lack of energy balance most often causes overweight and obesity. Energy balance means that your energy IN equals your energy OUT. Energy IN is the amount of energy or calories you get from food and drinks. Energy OUT is the …

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What Are Floaters and Flashes?

What Are Floaters and Flashes? Floaters Floaters are small specks or clouds moving in your field of vision. You may see them more clearly when looking at a plain background, such as a blank wall. Floaters are actually tiny clumps of gel or cells inside the vitreous, the clear jelly-like …

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Hemophilia facts

Hemophilia facts Hemophilia is one of a group of inherited bleeding disorders that cause abnormal or exaggerated bleeding and poor blood clotting. Hemophilia A and B are inherited in an X-linked recessive genetic pattern, so males are commonly affected while females are usually carriers of the disease. Hemophilia A is …

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10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s or another dementia. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. There are 10 warning signs and symptoms. Every individual may experience one …

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What is Constipation?

Being constipated means your bowel movements are difficult or happen less often than normal. Almost everyone has constipation at some point in life, and it’s usually not serious. Still, you will feel much better when your system is back on track. The normal length of time between bowel movements varies …

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What is hepatitis A?

Hepatitis A is a virus, or infection, that causes liver disease and inflammation of the liver. Viruses can cause sickness. For example, the flu is caused by a virus. People can pass viruses to each other. Inflammation is swelling that occurs when tissues of the body become injured or infected. …

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Multiple sclerosis treatment

multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis treatment There is no cure for multiple sclerosis(MS). Multiple sclerosis treatment typically focuses on speeding recovery from attacks, slowing the progression of the disease and managing MS symptoms. Some people have such mild symptoms that no treatment is necessary. Treatments for Multiple sclerosis  attacks Corticosteroids, such as oral prednisone …

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