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Elbow Bursitis

Elbow Bursitis

Saturday, March 26, 2011 6:37

Bursae are thin, slippery sacs located throughout the body that act as cushions between bones and soft tissues. They contain a small amount of lubricating fluid that allows the skin to move freely over the underlying bone....

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Dust Allergy

Dust Allergy

Saturday, March 26, 2011 6:26

Dust allergy is quite common. Common-sense approaches to allergies usually involve avoidance of allergens; dust, however, is impossible to avoid. The presence of dust in our living environments can be reduced through good cleaning habits, air filters, removing one's shoes at the door to the outside, and other ...

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Hip Bursitis

Hip Bursitis

Saturday, March 26, 2011 5:30

Bursitis is caused by inflammation of a bursa, a small jelly-like sac that usually contains a small amount of fluid. Bursae are located throughout the body, most importantly around the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and heel. They act as cushions between bones and the overlying soft tissues, and ...

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Life Threatening Diseases

Life Threatening Diseases

Saturday, March 26, 2011 5:05

It is safe to say that nobody ever wants to get sick, much more so to be struck with a disease that may put one's life in extreme risk. Which is why adopting a healthy lifestyle and clean living are frequently suggested to prevent life threatening diseases. If ...

Lump on Back of Neck

Lump on Back of Neck

Saturday, March 26, 2011 4:06

The word 'lump' basically means an elevated structure that may occur in any part of the body. It is a type of localized enlargement, or an abnormal protrusion of the skin. Lump on back of neck is certainly an unwelcome change as it interferes with the normal movement ...

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Hemorrhoids Symptoms in Men

Hemorrhoids Symptoms in Men

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 5:54

The veins that are located in the anus and lower rectum, due to certain reasons, may swell up or suffer inflammation. These swollen veins are known as hemorrhoids, or better known as piles. The condition is one of the most common medical conditions. However, most people do not ...

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Hemorrhoids Symptoms in Women

Hemorrhoids Symptoms in Women

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 5:48

A precise definition of hemorrhoids does not exist, but they can be described as masses or clumps ("cushions") of tissue within the anal canal that contain blood vessels and the surrounding, supporting tissue made up of muscle and elastic fibers. The anal canal is the last four centimeters ...

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Paranoid Personality Disorder

Paranoid Personality Disorder

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 5:25

People with paranoid personality disorder are generally characterized by having a long-standing pattern of pervasive distrust and suspiciousness of others. A person with paranoid personality disorder will nearly always believe that other people's motives are suspect or even malevolent. Individuals with this disorder assume that other people will ...

Candida Symptoms in Women

Candida Symptoms in Women

Saturday, March 19, 2011 6:06

Candidiasis can present a wide variety of symptoms, the exact combination and severity of which are unique to each individual case. Because candidiasis can manifest itself through many seemingly unrelated symptoms, the diagnosis is very often missed. Please see our self-administered Symptom Assessment Questionnaire on our Candida Diet ...

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Bleeding Ulcer Causes

Bleeding Ulcer Causes

Saturday, March 19, 2011 5:54

Ulcers are sores which are like a crater and are generally ¼ inch to ¾ inch in width, however at times they can become 1 to 2 inches in width. These sores develop in the stomach lining and are known as gastric ulcers, beneath the stomach at the ...