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Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia Nervosa

Saturday, September 25, 2010 1:43

What is anorexia nervosa? Anorexia nervosa is an illness that usually occurs in teenage girls, but it can also occur in teenage boys, and adult women and men. People with anorexia are obsessed with being thin. They lose a lot of weight and are terrified ...

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High Cholesterol in Men

High Cholesterol in Men

Thursday, September 23, 2010 2:53

High Cholesterol in Men Why should I care about high cholesterol in men? High cholesterol, also called hypercholesteremia, puts men at increased risk for heart attacks, strokes, and peripheral artery disease. For many men, the risk of high cholesterol starts ...

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Stomach Ulcers

Stomach Ulcers

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 5:27

Definition of Ulcer: Ulcers are crater-like sores (generally 1/4 inch to 3/4 inch in diameter, but sometimes 1 to 2 inches in diameter) which form in the lining of the stomach (called gastric ulcers), just below the stomach at the beginning of the small intestine ...

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GERD Symptoms - Chest Pain

GERD Symptoms – Chest Pain

Thursday, September 16, 2010 1:44

GERD Symptoms - Chest Pain Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or the acid reflux disease is a condition that caused the acid in the stomach to seep back in the esophagus. This is one of the most common condition experienced by people all over the world....

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Acid Reflux Symptoms in Children

Acid Reflux Symptoms in Children

Thursday, September 16, 2010 0:56

Acid Reflux Symptoms in Children In the environment where the encounter with the diseases has increased so much, one needs to be extra cautious especially when it involves children. There are several diseases associated with the children that we are unaware of. One of them is ...

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Acid Reflux Symptoms During Pregnancy

Acid Reflux Symptoms During Pregnancy

Thursday, September 16, 2010 0:38

When a women is pregnant, an increase in hormones, especially progesterone, causes a decrease in pressure in the lower esophageal sphincter muscle (LES). This muscle helps keep the food and acid in the stomach, and when the pressure is decreased, it no longer works as well....

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CURE ACID REFLUX

CURE ACID REFLUX

Thursday, September 16, 2010 0:17

Acid Reflux or GERD is a very common condition in which the liquid content of the stomach backs up into the esophagus. It can be extremely painful and linger on and on. However, we believe that with patience, a healthy diet and a few home remedies, you ...

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Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic Kidney Disease

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 4:28

The kidneys are a pair of bean-shaped organs that lie on either side of the spine in the lower middle of the back. Each kidney weighs about ΒΌ pound and contains approximately one million filtering units called nephrons. Each nephron is made of a glomerulus and a tubule. The glomerulus ...

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