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Oxygen, Lungs and How They Relate to Respiratory Problems
by Charles Kassotis.Your lungs are amazing working parts of your body. They allow you to breathe in and out, and perform the very important option of making sure that oxygen gets pumped throughout your body. As you breathe in, they fill with air. The tissue that makes u...
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What You Should Know If You Are Facing Lung Surgery
by Lee Dobbins.Lung Surgery is a variety of procedures which are used to diagnose or treat diseases connected to the lungs. One such procedure is a biopsy when a small amount of tissue is extracted from the lung for diagnosis. Another kind is resections when a po...
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10 Lifesaving Tips for Surviving a Killer Flu Pandemic
by Julie Butler.A new killer flu virus is on its way. Ducks and geese carrying this virus are now winging their way across the globe, spreading the disease wherever they go. Started in Asia, it has now spread to Europe. Soon it will be in North and South America.So ...
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Getting Through the Flu with Alternative Medicine
by Scott Meyers.Although alternative medicine is not often regulated by the government, it offers new avenues that may not be explored by conventional medicine. Some people have obtained relief from difficult ailments by utilizing a wide variety of holistic medicine...
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Ingrown Toe Nail - Definition, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
by Juliet Cohen.Ingrown nails (unguis incarnatus), is a common form of nail disease. Onychocryptosis also known as Ingrown nails. Ingrown nails may develop for many reasons. Some cases are congenital--the nail is just too large for the toe. Trauma, such as stubbing ...
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Ingrown Toenails - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Methods
by Juliet Cohen.An ingrown toenail is a painful condition of the toe. The area is usually red and may be warm; if not treated, it is prone to infection. With bacterial invasion, the nail margin becomes red and swollen often demonstrating drainage or pus. Some ingrow...

Top 7 Tips to Treat and Prevent Ingrown Toenail
by Raymond Lee.It seems the nail on your big toe has a very bad sense of direction. Instead of growing out straight, like a good nail should, it has taken a wrong turn into your skin. And boy oh boy, does it hurt. Just a slow walk to the corner mailbox can make you...
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Top Tips to Treat and Prevent Broken Nails
by Raymond Lee.We use them as makeshift screwdrivers or pliers. We drown them in dishwater and coat them with chemicals. No wonder our nails so easily break. Everything from a dry climate to constant immersion in hot water can cause nails to peel, spit, and crack. ...
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Discover Underlying Health Conditions by Looking at your Nails
by Janet Martin.Other than the weekly trimming and grooming, fingernails and toenails get little or zero attention. Most of the time, only those who are preoccupied with painting their nails with different colors or embellishing them with beads or precious gems are ...
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Top Facts You Should Know About Toe Nail Fungi
by Rashel Dan.No one wants to get toe nail fungi. Although no one died of plain nail fungus infection, the condition can develop into something worse than ugly nails. You would therefore want to avoid ever getting toe nail fungus. The first real step to preventing...
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Nails Infected by Fungi Can Look Very Unpleasant
by Paul Rodgers.The English word fungus is directly adopted from the Latin fungus, meaning "mushroom", used in Horace and Pliny. The most common way that nail fungus is spread is by using utensils that haven't been properly sterilized. The vast majority of fungus ...
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Mesenteric Ischemia Treatment Information
by Juliet Cohen.Ischemia is a medical condition in which inflammation and injury of the small intestine due to insufficient blood supply. Ischemia usually involves the small intestine. Ischemia usually occurs when one or more of your mesenteric arteries reduces or b...
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Mesenteric Ischemia- Causes, Symptoms, Prevention, Treatment
by peterhutch.The mesenteric arteries are the three major arteries that supply blood to the stomach, small intestine, and large intestine. The word "ischemia" means decrease in oxygen supply. Mesenteric ischemia is a condition in which the mesenteric arteries do n...
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Urinary Incontinence - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Methods
by Juliet Cohen.Urinary incontinence is the involuntary release of urine. It may be caused by physiologic, pharmacologic, pathologic, or psychological factors.There are two main types of urinary incontinence: stress incontinence and urge incontinence. Incontinence i...

Acute Appendicitis Information
by Juliet Cohen.Appendicitis is inflammation of the appendix. The appendix is located in the lower right portion of the abdomen. The appendix is a small pouch attached to your large intestine. It is thought that appendicitis begins when the opening from the appendix...
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What Causes Appendicitis, Symptoms of Appendicitis
by John mathew.Appendicitis results from inflammation of the appendix.? (The appendix is an outpouching from the right side of the large intestine.)? This often occurs because the appendix has become obstructed, or blocked.? However, no one really knows why this bl...

Information on Appendicitis
by peterhutch.Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix. Once it starts, there is no effective medical therapy, so appendicitis is considered a medical emergency. When treated promptly, most patients recover without difficulty. If treatment is delayed, the a...
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Bronchiectasis -definition Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
by Steve Mathew.Bronchiectasis - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment DefinitionBronchiectasis is specify as a chronic dilation of bronchi or as a continuation of inflammatory disease or obstruction.It is an anomalistic stretching and enlarging of the respiratory passages...
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Bronchiectasis Causes Symptoms Information With Treatment
by Juliet Cohen.Bronchiectasis is a lung condition in which some of the bronchi and bronchioles have lost their elasticity and have expanded and filled with fluid. With bronchiectasis, these natural cleaning mechanisms have become damaged or destroyed. Although bron...
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Get Wonderful Information on Bronchiolitis
by Alien.Bronchiolitis is inflammation of the bronchioles, the smallest air passages of the lungs. Bronchiolitis starts out with signs and symptoms similar to those of a common cold but then progresses to coughing and wheezing. However, in babies and toddlers...
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Detailed Information on Bronchiectasis
by Juliet Cohen.Bronchiectasis is an uncommon disease. Bronchiectasis is a disorder of the airways within the lungs. Bronchiectasis affects adults, children and infants. Bronchiectasis is often caused by recurrent inflammation or infection of the airways. It may be ...
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Bronchiolitis Obliterans Information
by Juliet Cohen.The obliterans of bronchiolite with the pneumonia of organization (BOOP) is an ignition of bronchioles and surrounding fabric in the lungs. BOOP can affect small sectors of the lungs or whole lung. Obliterans of bronchiolite with the pneumonia of org...
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Sun Safety Tips & Ways To Handle Sun Exposure
by Ruby Hashim.Sun's rays to blame for Eye DamageIt's commonly known that exposure to the sun can cause skin damage. However, it's not only the skin that can suffer from the increased levels of ultraviolet radiation to which we are exposed during the summer months;...
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Epilepsy Causes Symptoms Information With Treatment
by Juliet Cohen.Epilepsy affects people in all nations and of all races. The onset of epilepsy is most common during childhood and after age 65, but the condition can occur at any age. Epilepsy is a condition of the nervous system that affects 2.5 million Americans....
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Who Is At Risk For Epilepsy?
by Gaetane Ross.Almost 2.7 million Americans have been afflicted with epilepsy. That means 9 out of every 1000 Americans have the disorder. Although statistics show that more men are afflicted with epilepsy than women, everybody is susceptible to having epilepsy. I...
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