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Hemorrhoids

Seeing bright red blood on the toilet paper after you have been may give you quite a fright. However this may very well be a sign that you have hemorrhoids and there is no need to worry. Another name for hemorrhoids is piles and these are not dangerous and in most cases disappear on their…

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Underactive thyroid

Most people have heard about the thyroid gland; a very important gland that lies inside the front of your neck. In many people this gland can be underactive and this can result in a whole host of problems for that individual. An underactive gland simply means that the thyroid is not making enough hormones and…

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Living with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is unfortunately something that is very prevalent in the society that we live in. This is a condition that comes about when someone has experienced a dangerous or terrifying event that will affect him or her for the rest of his or her life. PTSD is often seen amongst war veterans…

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Cold sores

Cold sores are a very common annoyance that affect most people at some point in their lives. In most cases they only last for about a week and will heal. However they tend to return and can cause problems for people throughout their lives. This article looks at ways that you can deal with cold…

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No Pain Like Heel Pain

Many people experience a pain in their heel that can be very irritating and can even make it hard for them to walk. Fortunately heel pain usually gets better on its own, however sometimes it will not and there may be things that can be done to get rid of the pain and discomfort. Often…

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Wrinkles

Wrinkles are recognized by most people as a simple part of the ageing process, yet they are not something that most people look forward to or aspire to have. Unfortunately there is no cure for wrinkles, however there are many things that can be done to help keep your skin looking young and healthy into…

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Peripheral arterial disease: A Pain in the Leg

In basic terms peripheral arterial disease means that there is not enough blood reaching your legs in order to make them work correctly. This results in a pain in the legs whenever you try to walk very far and this is because your legs require blood to perform movements. This article focuses on the latest…

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A Bit About Athlete’s Foot

Most people will have heard about athlete’s foot or may even have had or known someone who has had it. This incredibly common condition can cause the skin on your feet to become itchy and flaky. This is not a very serious condition however can be distressing for the person who has it and it…

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Treatment Options for Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are benign tumors which more often grow in women of childbearing years. While these fibroids rarely, if ever, cause cancer they can cause significant disruption in a woman’s life because of the symptoms. Physicians estimate that between 20 and 50% of women have uterine fibroids by only a small number of those are…

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Treatments for Premenstrual Syndrome

Premenstrual syndrome, or PMS as it’s more commonly known, is a condition that affects millions of women every month. With more than 150 reported symptoms getting a correct diagnosis can sometimes be a challenge. This challenge is further exacerbated by the fact that there is no known cause and no specific diagnostic test. The symptoms…

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