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“What’s Not ADHD?&quot

Let’s look at five behavioral issues which are not ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder). While these difficulties may be found along with ADHD, it doesn’t mean that they are symptoms of ADHD. The five problems we’ll discuss are Anxiety, Depression, … Continue reading

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Where Is Facial Tumour Worst?

Devil Facial Tumour Disease (referred to as DFTD) is the name given to a fatal condition that is afflicting a significant portion of the native population of Tasmanian devils. The condition first becomes noticed as small lesions or lumps around … Continue reading

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Psoriasis – Escape This Disease To Enjoy Fresh And Healthy Skin

Psoriasis is a usual skin disease that comes as lesions with white scales on the skin and also leads to weakening of skins and joints. It is a chronic disease that is characterized by red, silvery, thick and scaled patches … Continue reading

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Smokers, Death Benefit Arguments, and Poly-behavioral Addiction

Do Governments Save Money by Watching Smokers Die Prematurely? This was the conclusion of a report, commissioned by Philip Morris, who looked at the cost of smoking in the Czech Republic in 1999. They concluded that tobacco can save a … Continue reading

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Dermatitis – Your Toothpaste May Cause Dermatitis Around Your Mouth

Dermatitis – what is perioral dermatitis? Perioral dermatitis is a skin problem around the mouth. This may also appear on the nose and chin. This dermatitis resembles acne and rosacea, but is neither of them. This is a difficult to … Continue reading

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New Therapy Studied For Sickle Cell Anemia

Soon after her baby’s 6-month birthday, Wanda Gougis’ worst fears were confirmed. The doctor told her that her daughter, Juanita, had inherited what some other members of her family had – sickle cell anemia. Instead of the normal cries for … Continue reading

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What Is Lou Gehrig’s Disease And What Can Be Done To Prolong Quality Of Life

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or ALS is more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease because the famous baseball player contracted it and ultimately died from it at age 37. ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects the spinal cord and … Continue reading

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Infant Eczema – Disease And Disorder Of The Skin

The word ‘eczema’ is derived from the Greek meaning to ‘boil over’, describing the bubbly and hot appearance of active eczema. The words eczema and dermatitis mean the same, referring to a particular type of skin inflammation, which has potentially … Continue reading

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Eczema Treatment

What is Eczema? Eczema is a skin condition commonly known as dermatitis which can result in dry flaky skin which can be itchy and feel hot.  This sensation often leads to vigorous itching which in turn can damage the skin. … Continue reading

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Critical Illness Insurance. Are Your Children Insured?

Cover for your children is the most undervalued aspect of critical illness insurance. But as most policies automatically provide the cover as a free extra, we suspect that some policyholders don’t even know they’ve got it! Most policies automatically insure … Continue reading

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The First Step To Preventing Colorectal Cancer

An estimated 90 million Americans are at risk of developing colorectal cancer, the second-leading cancer killer in the United States. About 145,000 Americans will be diagnosed with the disease this year-and 57,000 will die from it. In many cases, the … Continue reading

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Discover How Vitamin C And Vitamin E Can Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Vitamin C and Vitamin E are both antioxidants that are believed to play certain very important roles in our bodies. Very similar to one another, both vitamins help prevent free radical damage to our brains. It is believed that free … Continue reading

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Knee Arthritis And How It Affects You

Arthritis, any of more than 100 different diseases causing pain, stiffness, and in most cases, swelling in the joints.Arthritis affects people of both sexes and of all races, socioeconomic levels, and geographic areas.Osteoarthritis is the most common type of knee … Continue reading

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How to improve the Cholesterol levels naturally?

You have many ways to lower the Cholesterol levels naturally .Be away from the drugs that control the Cholesterol levels because they can be dangerous for you ,as they may cause liver and immune problems ,general weakness and weaken the … Continue reading

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Americans Fear Alzheimer’s More Than Heart Disease, Diabetes or Stroke, But Few Prepare

Americans fear Alzheimer’s disease more than any illness other than cancer-and for older people, concerns about Alzheimer’s outrank even cancer. More than a third of all Americans know a family member or friend who has Alzheimer’s, and nearly two-thirds of … Continue reading

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Are Allergies and Asthma Related?

When we hear of allergy and asthma studies, we often find them lumpted together.  Is there really a connection between allergies and asthma?  To get to the answer to this, we must first learn what allergies and asthma actually are. … Continue reading

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Acid Reflux Disease

Commonly called ‘heart burn’, acid reflux disease is a condition in which the liquid content of the stomach regurgitates (backs up, or refluxes) into the esophagus. It’s annoying and painful. But you want to know the truth, the reflux of … Continue reading

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Bird Flu: Fundamental Questions and Answers You Need To Know

Q – What is bird flu? A – Bird flu is an infection of a flu virus known to affect birds, particularly migratory birds, ducks and chickens. Bird flu is also reportedly known to affect pigs and most recently, humans. … Continue reading

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Who Does Arthritis Affect?

The following paragraphs summarize the work of Arthritis experts who are completely familiar with all the aspects of Arthritis. Heed their advice to avoid any Arthritis surprises. The answer to the question who does Arthritis affect? is very simple. It … Continue reading

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New Insight-Transformation of Migraines Causes Fibromyalgia

Migraines are thought of as normal neurological functions interspersed with episodes of headaches.  At least 20% of migraineurs meeting the International Headache Society criteria have changed the pattern from episodes of migraine into patterns of chronic headache.  Chronic headache often … Continue reading

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OH!! THE PAIN

1 in 3 adults in the United States currently suffer from chronic joint symptoms or arthritis. Arthritis is a complex disorder that has more than 100 conditions, the common symptom – persistent joint pain and inflammation. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the … Continue reading

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Arthritis In The Knee & What To Expect

Arthritis, which is a condition that affects one in three adult Americans, is one that affects the bone joints in the body. Because there is no cure, many sufferers are forced to cope with it’s painful effects. Arthritis in the … Continue reading

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Diseases of the colon caused by Constipation

It was estimated that of all the people who died of cancer – colon, lung, prostate, and breast – in 1999 sixteen percent were attributed to colon cancer.  But, how many of these other cancers originated in your colon?  We … Continue reading

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Rosacea – Treatment For Rosacea

What Is Rosacea? Rosacea is a skin problem of the face. In this the facial skin gets a reddish tone forever. It may cause itching and also cause spider veins and acne like pimples. Rosacea gets flared with triggers such … Continue reading

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What is Oral & Genital Herpes?

There are two types of herpes infections, oral herpes and genital herpes; both are contagious. The most insidious fact about herpes is that it can be an “invisible virus;” it is possible for a person to have and to spread … Continue reading

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Bird Flu: The Threat of Animal to Human Transmission

When bird flu hit most Asian countries, it prompted the World Health Organization (WHO) to urge China to test its wild birds, particularly geese that migrate from its waters during the harsh winter. The disease spread so fast from one … Continue reading

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Alzheimers or Aging? The Signs You Need To Know

How do you know if that forgetfulness you’ve had is an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease, or just normal aging? You may forget the occasional name or sometimes have trouble thinking of the right word to use. Maybe you walk … Continue reading

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Recognizing Changing Symptoms In Parkinson’s Disease May Help Patients To Better Manage Their Condition

Parkinson’s disease (PD) affects about 1 million people in the United States and 50,000 new cases are diagnosed each year. As researchers learn more about the disease, improved treatment options are possible. That’s good news for people like Paul Ramirez, … Continue reading

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Aortic Dissection: Are You At Risk?

Not all chest pain is alike. It may be mild and attributed to noncardiac problems, including heartburn or stress. Or it may be much more severe and life threatening, such as when it is due to an aortic dissection (tear … Continue reading

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Think You Need New Glasses? You Might Have Cataracts

Many seniors think that new glasses and a stronger prescription are all they need to regain the vision of their youth. In fact, cataracts may be the cause for the decline in vision. The condition is the leading cause of … Continue reading

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Kidney Disease Risk Factors Go Unaddressed

Significant risk factors for chronic kidney disease (CKD) are not being addressed in the United States, according to a report of the National Kidney Foundation’s (NKF) Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP). This report summarized health information of 37,000 individuals who … Continue reading

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Acromegaly : Overgrowth condition in humans

Introduction : Any Chemical released from the Pituitary gland induces physical activities or changes in the body. Pituitary gland is an endocrine gland present in the brain. The release of chemical from the gland in a moderate quantity leads to … Continue reading

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Crohns Disease & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – Is There A Cure?

For the individuals who suffer from the mysterious symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), or the debilitating symptoms of Crohns Disease the question “Is there a cure?” weighs heavily on their lives.  The frustration that results from living with this … Continue reading

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

For those suffering from arthritis in the spine, palindromic arthritis, viral arthritis, and/or cervical arthritis, coping techniques are simply not the answer. Lumbar arthritis, shoulder arthritis, viral arthritis, and/or psoriasis arthritis sufferers, for example, desire permanent arthritis pain relief, arthritis … Continue reading

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New Laws Make Finding Allergy Treatments More Difficult

Pollen is in the air and a fierce allergy season is underway, affecting an estimated 36 million Americans with seasonal allergies. Many sufferers with stuffy noses or watery eyes will visit their pharmacies for relief, but this year they may … Continue reading

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Common Autism Treatments Reviewed

Autism is a developmental disability that affects both children and adults. The symptoms of autism are usually diagnosed within the first three years of the child’s life. These symptoms may be more pronounced in some than others and will often … Continue reading

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The Signs Of The Unexplainable Autism Disease

The brain is an infinite labyrinth. No one-despite the surmountable efforts of history and modern day’s great men-can truly decipher or describe how it ticks and how it works. Although it is considered as a powerful tool of any man … Continue reading

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The Season When Asthma And Allergy Sufferers’ Thoughts Turn To…Runny Noses

Allergy and asthma sufferers may be the only ones who don’t look forward to spring. To them, the green season mostly means runny noses, constant sneezing and endless amounts of tissues. Children may actually have it the worst: According to … Continue reading

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New Resource For Information On Genetic Or Rare Diseases

An unexpected diagnosis of a serious illness often comes as a shock to people receiving the news, as well as their families and friends. When the disease is rare or genetic, information is hard to find and even harder to … Continue reading

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Bird Flu: A Global Outbreak, A Global Concern

In the 1330s, the bubonic plague killed millions of people. Transmitted by rats, the disease originated from China. It later spread to Europe when merchants came back from their long voyage from China. The disease was also spread by fleas … Continue reading

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Hearing Aids and Glasses: Leveling the Sensory Playing Field

Since time immemorial, people have referred to the eyes as “windows to the soul”, yet blind and deaf Helen Keller said “Hearing is the deepest, most philosophical sense man possesses.” For centuries, sight impaired people have worn glasses without being … Continue reading

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Allergies And Clean Air

Allergies are caused by exposure to pollution of either a particulate form such as pollen or a chemical form such as polyvinylchloride. The results of exposure to a pollutant to which the body is allergic vary dramatically. Hayfever with a … Continue reading

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Facts About Epilepsy

A neurological disorder that affects the nervous system, epilepsy is also known as ‘the seizure disorder.’ In fact, epilepsy is often diagnosed after a person has had 2-3 seizures that were not brought on by any known medical condition. A … Continue reading

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Emphysema – Problem Caused To Your Lungs

It may be a fairly uncommon disease but emphysema is one of the most common reasons for the increasing number of death rates. It is a pulmonary disease which damages your lungs due to the toxic air we breathe. Some … Continue reading

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