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Causes of Phimosis

Tightness of the prepuce, or foreskin, of the penis is called phimosis, which prevents the retraction of the foreskin over the glans. In medical terms, it is also known as preputial stenosis. There are two types of phimosis known as Physiological Phimosis and Pathological Phimosis. The physiological phimosis occurs naturally …

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Sports Health Benefits

For many people who play sports, the decision of what drives them to play the game isn’t always based on enjoyment, but the overall pace and healthiness of the sport. Everyone has his or her own activity in which they love doing. Kids love playing sports and adults love playing …

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Geranium Essential Oil and its uses

Geranium essential oil is extracted through steam distillation from the geraniums leaves, stalk and flowers. This plant comes from the Geramiaceae family and often seen in gardens having small pink flowers with pointed leaves growing to about two feet tall. The Latin name for geranium is pelargonium odorantissimum or graveolens. …

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Foods that Burn the most Fat

I have been maintaining my weight for over a year now. I am no professional athlete. I am not a nutritionist. I am a regular person just like you who had gained a few pounds. The only difference is, I have some information to share with you that can be …

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Is it really Fibro

Two to four per cent of the population, predominantly women, are affected by fibromyalgia. If you are unlucky enough to be one of those people, the symptoms will soon let you know. The most obvious symptom is persistent pain, often accompanied by stiffness on awakening or being in one position …

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What is the Oral Glucose Tolerance Test

Currently there is only one test to check for any type of hypoglycemia (too low blood sugar). Known as the oral glucose tolerance test (or OGTT), it is a basic “stress test” for the pancreas to see how it reacts to an overload of sugar. It is also given as …

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Misophonia Noise Sensitivity

Misophonia is a type of noise sensitivity also known as Selective Sound Sensitivity Syndrome (4S). Misophonia literally means a dislike or hatred of sound. People suffering from misophonia don’t have an aversion to all sounds, as in phonophobia, but to specific sounds. Causes of misophonia may be physical or emotional, …

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How to get the Perfect Beach Body

If you want to be able to go down to the beach without worrying that your extra rolls of flab could put off fellow beach goers you may want to consider doing something about your weight now. It won’t be long before summer is here and it’s sweltering outside, so …

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How to Control your Cholesterol

When you get your annual physical, your doctor should have you undergo a fasting blood workup. One component of this blood work will include your cholesterol readings. If you have high cholesterol, there is the possibility that your body has too much of the bad cholesterol, or LDL ( low-density …

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Erectile Dysfunction

A healthy sex life is one of the most important things in a relationship. It is one of the things in life that defines who we are in that relationship. When one or both partners are experiencing difficulties in the sexual relationship it puts a tremendous strain on it. The …

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