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Why Men Lose Hair in Their 20s

It is not uncommon for men to lose their hair in their 20s. While hair loss is commonly associated with people who are older, it can happen much earlier. Most men don’t anticipate losing hair before the age of 21. The first signs of hair loss will include thinning along the temporal area, including the front…

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How Does Flovent Help In Preventing Asthma Attacks?

Asthma is a respiratory illness that requires a regimen of medications to control its symptoms. Flovent, or fluticasone propionate, is a medication that is part of a class of drugs called corticosteroids. Corticosteroids are synthetic medications that mimic the steroid hormones that the body creates in the adrenal cortex of the vertebrates. Corticosteroids control inflammation…

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What are the Underlying Causes of Erectile Dysfunction?

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a condition that can seriously impact the quality of life for a sufferer. This disorder can be caused by a wide range of underlying conditions. Since men may be able to reverse the effects of ED by having the underlying condition properly treated, it is important for sufferers to learn more…

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Precautions To Take Against Anaphylaxis While Travelling

People who suffer from severe food allergies may believe that they cannot travel because of the risk of coming into contact with these foods. While precautions need to be taken in order to decrease the risk of anaphylaxis, it is not necessary for people with allergies to avoid travel completely. Here are the precautions that…

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How Does Plavix Prevent a Heart Attack?

Plavix is a prescription medication that can help prevent heart attacks and death in patients who have had a previous heart attack, a stroke, unstable angina or peripheral artery disease (PAD). The drug was approved by the FDA in 1997 and is also sold in its generic form, which is called clopidogrel bisulfate. Understanding the Cause…

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What Are Exacerbations?

An exacerbation is most commonly associated with COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. A flare-up or worsening of conditions is referred to as an exacerbation and can be as a result of an infection, though the cause is not always known. There are various symptoms to let a person know that they are having exacerbations. This…

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Precautions for Heart Patients While Taking Viagra

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common problem that impacts approximately 10 to 30 million men in the United States. The drug called Viagra is often prescribed by doctors as a treatment for males who suffer with ED. The medication contains sildenafil citrate, which has proven to be an effective treatment for healthy men with the…

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Limitations of Cialis for Treating Prostate Cancer

Can Cialis Treat ED In Men With Prostate Cancer? Men who are living with prostate cancer may experience erectile dysfunction (ED). Medications that are used to treat ED have had significant success in men who do not have any other health problems, but treating ED in men with prostate cancer poses unique challenges. What Is Cialis? Cialis is…

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What is Acute Bronchitis

Bronchitis is a medical condition that affects the bronchial tubes. These tubes are passageways that bring air to the lungs. With acute bronchitis, the lining of the tubes is inflamed. Acute bronchitis is a common disease, and often starts with a cold. Acute bronchitis often improves in several days without medical attention. Symptoms The most common symptom…

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How Can Crestor Treat Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic syndrome describes having three or more risk factors for a heart attack, diabetes and stroke. Although recognized as a distinct medical condition less than 20 years ago, the syndrome pervades countries all over the world. The American Heart Association suggests that 47 million Americans, or one in six people, have the syndrome. Running higher…

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