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Optic Neuritis Signs and Symptoms

Your eyes are delicate structures. They are responsible for picking up light waves, processing this light, and transmitting it to the brain for interpretation. Every part of this circuit must be working properly for your eyes to see the big snarling grizzly bear running toward you. Running between the eyes …

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Reasons Douching is Bad

Douching involves a woman inserting water and another liquid into her vagina intending to clean it out.  There are a few different reasons why a woman may douche. Many women believe that douching is a good way to keep up with feminine hygiene. Douching can be a monthly routine for …

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Overview of Surgical Treatments for Bladder Cancer

Bladder cancer is another cancer which significantly influences the morbidity and mortality statistics in US, and according to the National Cancer Institute, it accounted for almost 70,000 new cases and about 14,000 deaths in United States during the year 2009 alone. These cancers can be of three types although the …

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Top 5 Supplements

Let’s face it; we live in a society of shortcuts. We want our food fast and our diets even faster. Who has the time anymore to consume the proper number of fruits and vegetables every single day? It is for this reason that we turn to dietary supplements to quickly …

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Surviving Heart Attacks when alone

Listed are measures that will assist surviving a heart attack when alone 1. Know the symptoms of a myocardial infarction (heart attack) These can include: -Chest discomfort located in the centre of the chest, behind the breast bone: some patients will describe it as feeling like an elephant is sitting …

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Growth Disorders Accurate Measurements of Growth Growth Measurements Growth Endocrine

Growth disorders present themselves in a variety of ways. For some children this may mean they grow slower than others while for others it may mean an accelerated rate of growth. Getting an accurate measurement of a child to evaluate a possible growth disorder is imperative to a proper diagnosis. …

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Women get your Sex Drive Back

Sex drive, what’s that? That’s the question I use to ask myself. After having my first daughter, I noticed that all of a sudden I had no desire for a sex life. It wasn’t that my husband wasn’t trying, it wasn’t that I didn’t find him attractive, and it wasn’t …

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Prostate Cancer in North American Men

Prostate cancer is cancer of the male prostate gland, and typically occurs in men over fifty. In North America, it is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in men; each year, over 200,000 American men and 25,000 Canadian men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, and over 30,000 will …

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How to tell if you have a Thyroid Problem

When I was 11, I went to see a pediatric endocrinologist. This visit took place because I was very small. After visiting the specialist, he diagnosed that I needed to take thyroid supplements. I apparently had not grown for about 4 years based on a bone scan. Anyway, after the …

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How does Vitamin k help

Vitamin K may be one of those vitamins that we don’t hear about much. Even though it’s less commonly spoken of compared with vitamin C or the vitamin B groups, it’s equally important for the healthy functioning of the mind and body. The three main benefits of getting adequate amounts …

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