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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 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

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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

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

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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12 Symptoms of Mono

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Mono (mononucleosis) is a highly contagious disease that affects mainly children and young adults, although it can affect older adults too. Mono is most commonly caused by the Epstein-Barr virus, also known as herpes4. It is mainly spread by contact with saliva, giving rise to it often being called the ‘kissing disease’. The incubation period is four to six weeks ...

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12 Symptoms of Bronchitis

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Bronchitis is the inflammation of the bronchial passages, the tubes that carry air to and from your lungs, causing their swelling and narrowing. It is caused by viral infection (cold and influenza viruses are the most common causes), or by chemical irritant (from smoking, industrial pollution and gastric acid reflux). Bronchitis is categorised as acute or chronic. Acute bronchitis is ...

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11 Common Symptoms of Mumps

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There are a number of illnesses around that have been eradicated due to vaccinating and while it is a great way to help prevent a condition from attempting to harm the body, it is not always certain that the vaccination takes its proper effect. Mumps are a contagious condition in which vaccination can help to fight off any bodily harm. ...

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11 Symptoms of Hypothyroidism

The thyroid gland is an underrated organ in the body that plays a critical role in your health. It is a small gland located in the throat area and is vital for releasing a number of hormones in the blood to help maintain health. In contrast to many other organs and glands in the body, the thyroid can have some ...

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