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Treating Genital Warts

Genital warts are soft warts like growths that appear on the genitals and are caused by the same virus that causes warts on other parts of the body-human papilloma virus or HPV. Genital warts are the type of sexually transmitted disease which brings with it an increased risk of cervical cancer for women. There are…

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Treatments for Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a neurological disorder whose symptoms are a result of a lack of dopamine, a brain neurotransmitter. Approximately 1 1/2 million people in the United States suffer from Parkinson’s disease, according to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation. Parkinson’s is chronic and progressive and will strike slightly more men than women and slightly more whites…

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Treatment for Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a very common, chronic skin condition that results in red, patchy, flaky areas of the skin. These areas develop because of the effects on the lifecycle of the skin cells. Normally it takes new cells approximately 1 month to rise to the top or surface of the skin after development. At this point…

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Ever Heard of the Metabolic Syndrome or Syndrome X?

The metabolic syndrome, otherwise known as the all-popular syndrome X, is not a disease but a group of characteristics, which in combination increase your risk of developing heart disease and type II diabetes. The characteristics that are referred to include high blood pressure, high levels of fat in the blood, obesity, high blood sugar levels.…

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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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Rheumatoid Arthritis – Your One Stop Shop

Rheumatoid arthritis is one of the most disabling diseases affecting the elderly population in the western world. This condition makes your joints stiff and swollen. Most people with this condition complain of severe pain. The good news is that there are treatments that can protect your joints and assist you in living a pain free…

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Eczema – How can we help our children?

Eczema is a well-known condition that is very familiar to parents and grandparents around the world. Eczema can make a child’s skin red, sore and itchy. Fortunately there are treatments available as well as a range of things that you can do in the home environment to prevent or relieve your child’s symptoms. Some of…

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The Truth Behind the Menopause

Now menopause is something that most people have heard of although many wish that they had not. The term menopause refers to your periods stopping forever. It is important to note that this is not an illness and is a normal part of life. In fact many say that knowledge and wisdom in the female…

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Meniere’s disease and hearing loss

Meniere’s disease is a disease that affects the inner ear and can cause sudden attacks of dizziness. Fortunately over time the attacks will most likely get better. This article aims to outline the condition and give you information re what you should do if you have these symptoms. What is it? This is a medical…

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