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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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11 Symptoms of Pneumonia

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Pneumonia is an infection that impacts a person’s lungs. The infection can be bacterial, viral or fungal in nature and causes the air sacs in one or both lungs to become inflamed. The condition can range in severity from mild to life threatening and is considered most serious for infants, young children, older adults and those with an impaired immune ...

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10 Most Common Symptoms of Asperger’s

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Asperger’s syndrome is a kind of pervasive developmental disorder, or PDD. A PDD combines a number of symptoms and conditions that result in the delaying of the development of normal human skills. Largely, the skills affected are social skills, and the ability to communicate with others. Asperger’s manifests in lots of different ways, and not everyone will display exactly the ...

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10 Most Common Symptoms of Pneumonia

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Pneumonia is an extremely serious condition which results in the inflammation of the tissue in your lungs. The condition can affect one lung, though in many cases it does in fact cause trouble for both lungs. The inflammation occurs as a result of an infection. The sacs within the lungs which take in and hold air will become inflamed and ...

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12 Symptoms of a Gall Bladder Attack

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Hardened deposits of digestive fluid that form inside the gallbladder are known as gallstones. These stones can range in size from a grain of sand to that of a golf ball and affected individuals may develop just one or multiple stones at a time. Deposition of gallstones causes blockage of bile flow from the gallbladder which when left untreated, can ...

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11 Most Common Symptoms of ALS

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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease is a motor neurone disease, which causes the destruction of neurons, which control voluntary muscles. In most cases there is no known cause of ALS with 90% of 95% cases being a mystery. Approximately 5-10% are known to be genetic, inherited from a person’s parents. The disease is characterised ...

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12 Symptoms of Kidney Disease

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Kidney disease can often be difficult to identify and with 1 in 8 people in the United States suffering from some form of chronic kidney disease, the risk of kidney failure is quite high. Kidney disease is known as any damage or disease, which affects the kidneys. With most kidney diseases leading to kidney failure, diagnosis and treatment is encouraged ...

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