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11 Symptoms of Anemia

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Anemia is a disorder that affects millions around the world. Anemia is a somewhat tricky disorder to diagnose because symptoms depend on the type and maturity of the disorder. Some will experience symptoms caused by an iron deficiency. Others will experience general symptoms such as fatigue. Mild symptoms caused by anemia can easily be dismissed as something else. As a ...

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12 Symptoms of Grave’s Disease

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Grave’s disease isn’t as scary as it sounds. In fact, Grave’s disease is fairly common and is known to be the most common thyroid problem. In many cases, it can cause hyperthyroidism, which is a condition that involves either an underactive or overactive thyroid. Grave’s disease and hyperthyroidism share many symptoms such as fatigue and insomnia. If you suspect you ...

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11 Natural Remedies for Psoriasis

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If you’re reading this article, chances are, you know what psoriasis is. Psoriasis is that auto-immune disease that will cause inflammation in your skin. As a result, your skin becomes red, flaky, and even scaly. Nobody likes dealing with the irritation psoriasis can cause. The tricky part is, there is no official cure. For now, only home remedies and certain ...

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11 Symptoms of Hypothyroidism

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If you’ve ever been to a doctor’s office, chances are, you’ve heard of hypothyroidism. Maybe it’s because you have had it before. In some cases, you are at risk for having it. No need to panic, hypothyroidism is very common, affecting more than 10% of the general population. That’s hundreds of millions! Since hypothyroidism is common, there are more cures ...

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11 Triggers for a Migraine


If you have a pulse, chances are, you have experienced a headache or a migraine. There is no such thing as a pleasant migraine. Some of us get them once in awhile, and some get them frequently. Though migraines are simple on paper, it’s hard to identify what actually causes them. There are medications and remedies out there, but they ...

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12 Signs of a Thyroid Problem

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Many of us don’t even know what a thyroid is, yet suffer the symptoms of it. You may not know what a thyroid is, but you have probably heard of hyperthyroidism, which affects millions of people around the world. Hyperthyroidism is one of the many problems you can get when you have a thyroid problem. What exactly is a thyroid? ...

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10 Symptoms of Bladder Cancer

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Bladder cancer can be defined as a cell mutation in the urinary bladder. Your bladder contains multiple layers which are all a suspect for a tumor to spread. When bladder cancer starts, it infects the first layer. As it grows deeper and deeper, more layers are infected. The more layers that are infected, the harder bladder cancer is to treat. ...

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11 Natural Remedies for Hiccups

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Hiccups, or synchronous diaphragmatic flutter (SDF), is the involuntary contraction of the muscles that separates the chest from the abdomen (also known as the diaphragm) and may continue for several minutes. The sound of the hiccup is produced by the diaphragm contraction that causes the air to be breathed in quickly followed by the sudden closure of the vocal cords. ...

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11 Home Remedies for a Cough


The sudden repetitively occurring reflex that clears the throat of any contaminant is called a cough. It helps eject contaminants such as mucus, fluids, or foreign particles from the throat. The cough reflex contains three steps: first is the inhalation, followed by the forced exhalation against a closed glottis (the part of the larynx consisting of the vocal cords and ...

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11 Health Benefits of Green Tea


Tea is the most consumed beverage in the world, trailing a close second to water. 78% of the tea consumed in all around the world is black while only 20% is green. All types of tea are brewed from the dried leaves of the Camellia sinensis bush. The different types of tea are determined by the levels of oxidation of ...

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