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Acid Reflux Disease In Children

An 11-year-old boy in Boston developed a Gastro esophageal reflux Disease (GERD). According to his mother, Cathy, it was the end of June in the year 2005 when his son developed a cough which usually happens during sleep, and even during daytime. It is only a short dry cough symptom. His…

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Use Of Asthma Drugs

Mild and infrequent attacks of asthma are just treated with a reliever, eg Ventolin HFA. It is wise to have an inhaler with you at all times, since attacks can be unpredictable. If there are certain things that always cause you to have an asthma attack, such as sport, you might try…

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Acid Reflux Medication: Keeping Heartburn At Bay

In a normal digestive process, the partially digested food is being forwarded by muscular movements from the stomach to the intestines. However, for some people, the stomach contents travel back to the esophagus from the stomach. This condition is known as acid reflux. Common symptoms of this disease include heartburn, difficulty in …

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Allergy Relief: Your Relief Options Reviewed

Do you suffer from allergies or do you suspect that you may? If so, you may be looking for ways to seek relief from many common allergy symptoms. These allergy symptoms may include hives, a runny nose, sneezing, or postnasal drip. The good news about seeking relief from allergies is that you do have a…

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Propecia. What Can Be Expected?

If you’re like most men, you can look forward to no further hair loss.  In clinical trials 90% of men taking Propecia showed no further hair loss on top of their head after two years, exceeding the 25% in the group taking a placebo. In fact, at the two year mark, 65% showed increased hair…

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How Effective Is Xenical?

In clinical studies, people treated with Xenical and a reduced-calorie diet with no more than 30% of calories from fat achieved significantly greater weight loss than people who were treated with diet alone. The studies were designed with all participants eating a reduced-calorie diet for 4 weeks, followed by the diet plus Xenical or the diet alone for…

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Erectile Dysfunction Treatment

Treatment for erectile dysfunction ranges from medications and simple mechanical devices to surgery and psychological counseling. And the cause and severity of the condition are two of the single most important factors in determining the combination of treatments which will be best for your particular situation. It will also be important to discuss cost and…

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Should You Get The Shingles Vaccine?

Shingles can be treated if  detected early. Acyclovir (Zovirax) has been the mainstay among the antivirals, but it needs to be taken five times a day. Valacyclovir (Valtrex) only needs to be taken three times a day, and in a head-to-head trial, it proved to be more effective than acyclovir. But valacyclovir is also more…

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Type II Diabetes and Insulin – All You Need To Know.

It is well known that diabetes can lead to serious health problems. These problems are made worse in those who do not adequately control their blood sugar levels. When one is diagnosed with diabetes they are usually started on various tablet medications to control sugar levels, however when these tablets are no longer effective at…

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Type 2 Diabetes. Do the Treatments Work?

Type 2 diabetes is a long-term condition that can lead to significant health problems. However making changes to your lifestyle and taking medicines may help you live a long and prosperous life. Please note that not everyone with diabetes requires medication. But in real life most people do and can end up taking numerous medicines.…

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