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10 Things You Should Know About Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

By at April 19, 2011 | 12:29 am | 1 Comments

10 Things You Should Know About Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

10 Things You Should Know About Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) by Sarah Tremain For most people once food enters the mouth, is chewed up and swallowed, as far as they know it’s history. However, that’s not the story for everyone. Individuals that experience a backup of stomach acid into the esophagus, heartburn, more than twice a week are typically more...

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10 Things You Should Know About Edema (Swelling)

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10 Things You Should Know About Edema (Swelling)

10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT EDEMA by Dominique Scott Edema (swelling) is an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the interstitium(4). What happens with Edema is that there is a very high amount of fluid that moves from the blood vessel to the interstitium (tissues) at the arterial end of the capillary, or there was not enough fluid that went back into the capillary at more...

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10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ASTHMA

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10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ASTHMA

10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ASTHMA By Paige Bartholic Asthma is one of the most common lung diseases that affect not only children but adults too.  You always have Asthma but when your lungs get irritated by something is when you have an asthma attack.  Some signs and symptoms of Asthma are breathlessness, wheezing, chest stiffness, and coughing.  Here are 10 more...

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10 Things You Should Know About Lou Gehrig’s Disease

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10 Things You Should Know About Lou Gehrig’s Disease

Ten Things You Should Know About Lou Gehrig’s Disease By Emily Truesdell 1.  Lou Gehrig’s disease is actually a common nickname for the real title of the disease: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.  It was given the name Lou Gehrig’s disease after the famous baseball player died from the disease.  Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis can be briefly explained by more...

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10 Things You Should Know About Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke

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10 Things You Should Know About Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke

10 Things You Should Know About Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke by Sue Evans Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States, following heart disease and cancer. Each year, over three quarters of a million people will suffer a stroke, and of that number, 134,000 will die.[1]  Stroke may also be referred to as a cerebrovascular accident, or CVA. 1.  more...

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