Bipolar Disorder – What Is It, Types, Causes, Diagnosis And Treatment

Understanding This Mood Disorder A Little Better Bipolar disorder is often misconstrued as depression. In many cases it isn’t diagnosed and treated in time, which can not only endanger the patient but also those around him/her. This article attempts to offer a range of helpful information on bipolar...

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Air Embolism – Can A Harmless Air Bubble Really Be Dangerous?

air embolism affects mainly scuba divers Ever wondered why the doctor taps the syringe before administering a flu shot? It’s to ensure that there’s no air bubble trapped in the syringe. But, how much harm could an innocuous air bubble do? Well, it could make you really sick or even kill you for that...

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Microscopic Polyangiitis – Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis And Treatment.

image source: wikipedia Is it possible that problems relating to the kidneys, lungs, skin, eyes, nerves and bowel could have a common thread i.e. the blood vessels? Incredible proposition, many would say. But it’s actually quite probable and one of those probabilities is a rare and uncommon disease...

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Methotrexate for Rheumatoid Arthritis – What is it, Treatment, Dosage, Effects and Risks.

For those diagnosed with RA or Rheumatoid Arthritis, Methotrexate has become a preferred choice of first-line treatment by doctors and health professionals. So, it’s only natural for a person to ponder over the effectiveness or safety aspects of Methotrexate treatment. With that in view, this article...

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NSCLC (Non-small-cell lung carcinoma) – Its Causes, Types, Symptoms, Treatment and Possible Prevention.

microscopic image of squamous cell carcinoma cells image source: wikipedia Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma or NSCLC  equals to lung cancer and this sub-type has the highest frequency at present. NSCLC has several subtypes and each has different type of effects, but all of them unfortunately lead...

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Rheumatoid Factor – Introduction, What is It, Tests and Its Significance.

An Introduction To Rheumatoid Factor Often doctors have to depend on lab tests to help them make an informed diagnosis on a specific condition. In that respect, conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and Sjögren syndrome can be identified by looking for specific markers like Rheumatoid factor (RF).  ...

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Codeine Allergy – What Is It, Symptoms, Side Effects, Causes and Prevention.

  Codeine chemical structure What is Codeine Allergy and What You Should Know About It Codeine allergy is an allergy that a person develops against codeine, which is a medication used for the treatment of moderate pain. In some cases, codeine is used as a cough medicine and is useful for getting...

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Tips on Products for Post Breast Surgery Care

Early signs of breast cancer. (photo credit: wikipedia) Having breast surgery is a very traumatic experience for any woman. The most common reason for having to undergo this type of surgery is breast cancer. The incidence of breast cancer has risen steadily over...

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Sleep Problems And Solutions – When Your Husband’s Snoring Becomes Impossible

Photographed By: pedrojperez Has going to bed at night with your husband transformed into a race to fall asleep first? It may seem like a race because once the snoring begins, it is impossible to fall asleep. Sure, you love your husband, but you certainly do not love his snoring. The fact is he may not have...

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Erectile Dysfunction (ED) – Advices About Overcoming it Once and For All and Important Information.

Erectile dysfunction or (ED) is every man’s worst enemy. It is a condition that strips him away from the sexual satisfaction he is entitled to. And nearly thirty million men in America share the same sentiments when it comes to their abhorrence for ED. Erectile dysfunction not only deprives a man of his rights...

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