What is Hypothyroidism ( Under-active Thyroid)?

June 3, 2016

Hypothyroidism also referred to as thyroid disease is a common disorder. With hypothyroidism, you thyroid gland does not make enough thyroid hormone. The thyroid gland is found in the front lower part of your neck. Hormones released by the gland travel into your bloodstream and affect nearly every, path of your body, from your heart and brain, yo your muscles and skin. The thyroid controls how your body’s cells use…

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Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

May 15, 2016

If you’re working on the computer and trying to ignore numbness or tingling your experience for months, there may be something wrong. You may start to feel a sharp piercing pain, which shoots through the wrist, and up the arm. This may be a sign of carpal tunnel syndrome, which is a painful and progressive condition that is called by compression of a key nerve in the wrist. Carpal Tunnel…

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Hand Injuries: Wrist fracture

May 12, 2016

A wrist fracture happens when-when you break your risk. Your risk consists of eight small bone, which connects with the two long forearm bones that are referred to as the radius and ulna. A Broken wrist can occur in any of the ten bones, the most of the common bone is to break is the radius. This is considered a distal radius fracture by hand surgeons. Some wrist fractures are…

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Nerve Pain – Prescription Medication + Treatment

May 2, 2016

It can be difficult for individuals who have nerve pain to gain control over there symptoms. Over the last few decades, medicine has come a long way and finding effective ways to treat nerve pain. These include many different prescription drugs, that function as pain relievers, anticonvulsants, or antidepressants. Newer treatments such as electrical stimulation and or techniques have been growing in use as well. If you are suffering nerve,…

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What is An Annual Physical Examination

A physical or annual exam severe many purposes. Having an annual physical examination can be the source of information and reassurance that people are as healthy as they feel. Others may be a bit more nervous about going to the doctor and find out more details about their ailments before they become more severe. The value of a routine annual exam has reenacted Ben under debate. However, it remains an…

March 20, 2016
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What is an Upper Respiratory Tract Infection?

February 17, 2016

An upper respiratory tract infection (URI or URTI ) are conditions that are caused by an acute infection that involves parts of the body’s upper respiratory tract. These parts include the nose, sinuses, pharynx or larynx. These illnesses include tonsillitis, laryngitis, sinusitis, otitis media or the common. The classification of an Upper respiratory tract infection are: Rhinitis is inflammation of the nasal mucosa. Rhinosinusitis or Sinusitis: Inflammation of the nose…

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What Is Colon Cancer

January 29, 2016

Colon cancer is cancer that affects the large intestine (colon), which is the lower part of the digestive system. Rectal cancer is a cancer that appears in the last several inches of the colon. Both of this cancer together refer to colorectal cancers. In many cancer colon cancers being in small benign clumps, which are not dangerous or cancerous, called adenomatous polyps. Over time these polyps become cancerous, becoming colon…

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Understanding HPV ( human papillomavirus)

January 24, 2016

HPV is the acronym for human papillomavirus. HPV is a grouping of more than 150 various viri. Each HPV virus is large enough to be grouped into a group called an HPV type. HPV is the name of warts or papillomas some types of HPV can cause. There some HPV types that can lead to cancer especially cervical cancer. There are more than 4- different types of virus that can…

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What is Parkinson’s Disease?

January 22, 2016

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive nervous disorder that affects movement. It develops over time. Sometimes Parkinson’s disease may start without being noticeable, and symptoms may a begin with a minor tremble in the hand that is barely evident. Although the tremor may be a well-known sign of Parkinson’s disease, in-order to know the cause stiffness and slower movement, the doctor will need to evaluate you. In early stages of Parkinson’s…

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What Is Atherosclerosis?

January 18, 2016

Atherosclerosis is when the arteries harden and become narrower. This is so detrimental because it slowly blocks arteries, putting blood flow at risk. Atherosclerosis is usually the cause of heart attacks, strokes and other peripheral vascular diseases, what are called cardiovascular diseases. Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of people in the United Staes, more than 800,000 deaths in 2005. What causes Atherosclerosis? Arteries are blood vessels that transport…

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