July 22

The Female Snip – Tubal Ligation

Tubal ligation is a procedure of female sterilization. About 90,000 female sterilizations are carried out each year in england and wales, most of them in nhs hospitals. To all aims, sterilization is a long-term means of birth control which makes [...]
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July 22

Endometriosis and Its Symptoms and Measures

Endometriosis is an extremely common illness, defined as the existence of cells from the lining of the uterus at other sites in the pelvis. The main route of spread for these “seedlings” is via the fallopian tubes. Deposits find their [...]
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July 22

Laser Treatment

Light from a laser beam can cut or destroy tissue or fix damaged tissue by fusing ripped edges together. This enables lasers to be used in place of stitches, scissors and scalpels in numerous surgical procedures. Little sections of tissue [...]
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July 22

Double Vision and Its Causes and Diagnoses

If you have double vision, that is, seeing two images of one object, you may find the defect disappears when you close one of your eyes. However, you should consult your doctor immediately if you suddenly start to experience double [...]
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July 22

Nosebleed and Its Causes and Measures

Bleeding from the nose may occur for various reasons, including injury nose-picking, forceful nose-blowing, a foreign body and as a symptom of some illnesses. Nosebleeds occur most commonly in children and in people over 50. Bleeding from the nose, usually [...]
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July 22

Diabetes Mellitus- Types, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Diabetes mellitus is the inability of the body to use glucose for energy due to inadequate amounts of, or loss of sensitivity to, the hormone insulin. In diabetes mellitus the pancreas either produces insufficient amounts of insulin or body cells [...]
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July 22

Old Age – Weight Gain and Its Causes and Treatment/Measures

Being very thin at any time of life means that a woman is unhealthy. Some fat is essential for true health and this is never more true than at the time of the menopause. Being too thin can increase your [...]
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July 22

Haemophilia: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Prognosis

Usually a wound stops bleeding within 10 minutes unless it’s very serious. In haemophilia, an inherited lack of blood clotting variables as a result of unusual, genes, even a little cut may bleed for hours or days, and there perhaps [...]
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July 22

Ovarian Cysts and Its Symptoms and Treatment

Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled sacs that grow on or in one or both ovaries. Ovarian cysts are almost always benign and a substantial percentage of girls suffer from them. Benign cysts may be subdivided into two important groups. Functional cysts [...]
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July 22

Dupuytren’s Contracture and Its Measures

In dupuytren’s contracture, the fibrous tissue in the palm of the hand becomes thickened and shortened, leading to deformity. One or more of the fingers, usually the ring and small fingers, are pulled towards the palm into a bent posture [...]
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July 22

Breast Cancer – Risk, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

The most often diagnosed malignant tumor found among girls and the second leading cause of death from cancer among women in America and Canada. (Contrary to popular belief, it’s lung cancer that’s the leading source of cancer death among women [...]
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July 22

Eyelids and Tears

Eyelids and tears work together to protect the eye against damage. The eyelids act as shutters, closing to stop material from entering the eyes. Tears contain one of the most potent antiseptic substances known, called lysozyme. It keeps the surface [...]
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July 22

Snoring and Its Treatment, Causes, Symptoms and Measures

Snoring is a noise caused when floppy tissue at the back of the throat, such as the uvula, blocks the upper air passages during sleep. It may be a symptom of the more serious disorder sleep apnoea, more common in [...]
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July 22

Flatulence and Its Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

A common problem of excess intestinal gas and its consequences. Causes of Flatulence Gas is formed during the digestion of food: within the large intestine bacteria complete the digestive process with gas as a byproduct. The gas is methane, with a [...]
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July 22

Wrinkling

Wrinkling is traditionally thought to be the most obvious sign of ageing skin. But wrinkling actually begins as early as our 20s and continues at a fairly steady pace for the rest of our lives. We use our facial expressions [...]
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July 22

Leukaemia – Kinds, Treatment and Prognosis

In every kind of leukaemia (bone marrow cancer), unusual or very immature white blood cells multiply fast and collect within the bone marrow, where all kinds of blood cell are generally created. The standard creation of normal white blood cells, [...]
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July 22

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic ovaries are ovaries in which multiple benign “cysts” type; these aren’t accurate cysts but little follicles. They’re found in 15-20 percent of girls. Girls with the state may have other symptoms, like an inclination to obesity, excessive body hair [...]
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July 22

Accidents and Injuries in Old Age

Physical injury or death occurring as an effect of AUTUMNS, fires, car crashes, or other injuries in or away from the home. Accidental injuries are a leading cause of death among individuals older than age 65, and according to a [...]
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July 22

Calcium Deficiency During Old Age

Too low amounts of calcium in the blood, also called hypocalcemia. Elderly people may be at risk for a calcium deficiency due to drugs they take, together with some disorders for which they may be at risk, like kidney disease, [...]
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July 22

Blepharitis and Its Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Blepharitis is inflammation, redness and scaling of the margin of the upper or lower eyelid or both, often associated with the sebaceous glands of the eyelashes and with the common skin disorder seborrhoeic dermatitis. Blepharitis may also occur because of [...]
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July 22

Laryngitis and its Symptoms and Measures

Inflammation of the larynx (voice box) is known as laryngitis or a “sore throat”. Laryngitis is usually caused by infection, often a viral infection, and results in hoarseness. It’s more common in smokers and drinkers. Symptoms of Laryngitis The symptoms of [...]
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July 22

Hyperthyroidism and Graves’ Disease

When the thyroid gland produces an excess of hormones, many of the body’s functions are stimulated and metabolism speeds up. An excess of thyroid hormones, known as hyperthyroidism, is one of the most common hormonal disorders. It’s most common in [...]
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July 22

Vaginal Dryness and Its Measures

A common myth about the menopause is that it marks the beginning of a woman’s sexual decline. Nothing could be further from the truth. The majority of women can continue to experience sexual pleasure well into old age, indeed as [...]
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July 22

Blood Tests

Blood tests are one of the most often performed medical tests. The chemical makeup of the blood can tell a lot about a individual’s general well-being and more special evaluations can be used to support a diagnosis, screen for specific [...]
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July 22

Fibroids and Its Symptoms and Measures

Fibroids are benign tumours of the uterine muscle. They vary in size and amount; They can be anything from the size of a pea to bigger than a tennis ball. About 1 girl in 5 grows fibroids by the time [...]
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