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Metabolic Syndrome - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Metabolic Syndrome - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

It is estimated that up to 34% of American adults suffer from metabolic syndrome and it is...
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Thyroid disorders

Thyroid disorders

The thyroid gland is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located in the base of the neck just below the...
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Hashimoto's Disease - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Hashimoto's Disease - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

This autoimmune disease is also known as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and it affects the thyroid,...
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Ear canal infection

Ear canal infection

Ear canal infection (otitis externa) is an inflammation or infection of the outer ear canal - the...
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Diabetes: Type 1

Diabetes: Type 1

Diabetes, correctly called diabetes mellitus, is a disorder of carbohydrate (glucose, or sugar)...
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Acute Bronchitis | Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Acute Bronchitis | Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Acute bronchitis is one of the most common infections of the upper/large airways (trachea and...
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Blood Clots - Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Blood Clots - Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Blood clotting is a natural process by which the body protects itself. When a blood vessel is...
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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - Causes and Treatment

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - Causes and Treatment

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a complex disorder characterised by severe...
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Whooping cough

Whooping cough

Whooping cough is a highly communicable bacterial disease, characterised by spasmodic coughing,...
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Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary Tract Infection

A urinary tract infection is an infection involving part or all of the urinary tract. The effects...
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Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer

The prostate is a gland in the male reproductive system. Prostate cancer is the second most common...
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the name for a spectrum of chronic lung diseases,...
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