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Small Cell Lung Cancer Signs and Stages

Many of us know at least one person who suffers from lung cancer. In fact, in 2018 it made up over 15% of all new cancers among men. This can be caused by many factors including smoking and air pollution. While we’ve heard of the main cancer category you might...

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Symptoms of Gallbladder Problems and Treatment

Being aware of the symptoms of gallbladder problems helps hasten your treatment. More often than not, it’s the formation of stones that are complicating your bile pouch. Take note. Although a lot of people mistake one for the other, kidney stones and gallbladder stones are entirely different. In one sense,...

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Pinched Nerve in Neck: Symptoms and Causes

Do you have a literal pain in the neck? Studies show that this condition affects up to three-quarters of the population in some countries. The amount of pain can vary from a little soreness to excruciating pain that prevents you from moving your neck at all. The big question is:...

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Asparagus and Cancer: The Potential Benefits of Asaparagus on Cancer

The world has panicked and gone scared upon hearing how a healthy vegetable as asparagus has been associated with the word cancer. It is normal for vegetables to be mentioned together with cancer, the case is different with asparagus since it has shed a negative light on the vegetable because...

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Lingonberry and Its Impressive Benefits

There are a lot of berries in the world, unfortunately, there are some of them which aren’t as well known as the others. However, more berries are being appreciated in our modern times. There is one specific berry that is colored red and is a staple fruit in the European...

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Common Blood Pressure Medications

Hypertension or high blood pressure is an ailment affecting nearly 33 percent of the population. In an individual diagnosed with high blood pressure, force is overexerted on the arteries where blood passes through. Over time, this results in damage to the blood vessels as well as on the organs that...

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Bones of the Foot: Major Parts and Common Issues

A variety of reasons causes foot problems. These include inflammation, injuries, and malfunction. So, what are the usual health conditions that concern the feet? Before that, here is a quick rundown on the bones of the foot. Overview of the Foot The feet are composed of bones, muscles, soft tissues,...

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5 Simple Stretches for Lower Back Pain

The lower back or lumbar spine has one of the most crucial responsibilities in the human body because it interconnects the bones, nerves, muscle tissues, and joints, which support us to maintain flexibility and balance. However, it’s also very prone to pain and injuries. Fortunately, there are stretches for lower...

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What is Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy?

Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy (CAA), also known by its medical term of congophilic angiopathy, is a degenerative vasculopathy that's linked with intracranial hemorrhage. This condition happens when a protein called amyloid congests within the walls of brain arteries that may lead to stroke. If not given immediate medical attention during the...

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Exercises to Heal Torn Rotator Cuff

Do you like weightlifting? Do you also like extreme exercises or outdoor activities? Do you need to do overhead activities all the time? If you do, you might be starting to feel body pain as time goes by, especially pain in the shoulder. That might be a sign that your...