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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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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

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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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10 Symptoms of Mono

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Mono is a harmful condition that affects the immune system and causes severe illness. Short for mononucleosis, mono is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus and can affect a wide range of individuals, most of whom are aged anywhere from 15 years to 24 years of age. While mono can harm anyone at any age, many young people get this condition ...

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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 Symptoms of Asperger’s

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Most prominently, individuals with Asperger’s syndrome tend to have significant trouble with social skills. Also, an obsessive focus on one topic or behavior can isolate these people from others. Symptoms of this condition start early in life and for many people continue through their youth and adulthood. While some symptoms may be masked by age, others continue to be noticeable ...

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15 Early Signs of Cancer

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Cancer is a group of diseases which can bring about a number of signs and symptoms. Depending on the location of the cancer, along with its size and impact on affected organs, these symptoms may sometimes be general in nature or may appear specific to a particular organ or tissue. With its growth, cancer starts to push on organs, nerves ...

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