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Cardiovascular diseases relate to diseases affecting the heart and blood vessels. In this section, you can find forums related to heart disorders, heart attack prevention, hypertension (high blood pressure), hypotension (low blood pressure), angina pectoris, coronary heart disease, arrhythmia, cholesterol, blood and blood vessels disorders ...
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The skin is the body's protective covering. However, it is not an insensitive wall. It is alive, and its cells are constantly multiplying to replace cells shed from the top of the horny external layer.
Many bacteria and fungi (germs) normally live on the skin - some of them helpful and most of them harmless. When the skin is healthy, there is a balance between the skin cells and bacteria and fungi. A number of causes, such as exposure to chemicals or germs not normally found on the skin, can upset this balance. If the body's defences are down, this can lead to diseases. Hair can also be defined as a form of skin and cause us a lot of problems.
The most common skin and hair problems: acne, herpes, impetigo, prickly heat, scabies, tinea, losing hair, having excessive hairs, brittle hairs, ingrown hairs ...
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The gastrointestinal (GI) tract is a complex system of organs involved in the transport, digestion, and absorption of nutrients. Share your experiences related to digestive and stomach problems, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and colon disorders, inflammatory bowel syndrom (IBS), diverticular disease, hemorrhoids, etc.
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Cancers are diseases in which the body's cells become abnormal and divide without control. Cancer cells may invade nearby tissues. And they may spread through the bloodstream and lymphatic system to other parts of the body. Join these forums if you have been diagnosed with cancer, had successfully fought off the disease, or your symptoms may be indicating cancer.
Discussion about: Cervical & Ovarian Cancer, Colon & Rectal Cancer, Leukemia, Lung, Lymphomas, Skin, Uterine Cancer ...
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Surface, penetrating, electrical, inhalation injuries, bones and skull fractures, burns and scalds. Traumatic experience caused by burns or injuries. Share your story, ask for advice, find relief.
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Allergies are abnormal immune responses to different, mostly harmless substances called allergens. An allergy can be triggered by foods, medications, dust mites, jewelry, pets and cause symptoms like itchy eyes, runny nose, asthma symptoms, eczema and rash. Join these forums if you have allergy problems or if you found an easier way out and wanted to share.
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These forums cover issues related to lymphatic system and all the glands and their hormones and the great impact they have on our bodies. Talk about swollen lymph nodes, hypothalamus, pituitary gland, thyroid, adrenal glands, Diabetes Mellitus, tonsils and adenoids....
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Autoimmune diseases occur when the body's immune system becomes overactive and starts attacking its own tissues. There are over 40 definite or probable autoimmune diseases today. Share your experiences or ask questions about the most common AI diseases like diabetes Type 1, rheumatoid arthritis, Sj'gren's syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus, multiple sclerosis, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, Graves' disease, Raynaud's phenomenon ...
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Talk about issues related to bones, muscles, joints, periarticular tissues as well as spine and spinal nerve disorders.
Within these forums you can find numerous information on Acquired Hyperostosis Syndrome (AHS), Degenerative Arthritis, Arthropathy, Dermatomyositis, Fasciitis, (CFS) Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, flatfoot and foot deformities (Bunions, Morton's Neuroma), Freiberg's Disease, gout, hip dislocation and hip related disorders, muscle cramps, muscular diseases, dystrophies and abnormalities, Osteoarthritis, Polychondritis, rheumatic diseases, Scheuermann's Disease, Scoliosis, Sever's Disease, Tennis Elbow, spinal cord injury, spinal discs, back and neck pain, osteoporosis, sciatica, scoliosis, spondylosis, stenosis, whiplash, etc
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Talk about problems related to ear, nose, throat and dental disorders. The available topics include discussions on gum diseases, swollen or enlarged lips, teeth and tongue diseases, herpes simplex, Cheilitis, Halitosis, dental care, TMJ disorders, hearing loss, Cholesteatoma, Otosclerosis, Congenital Atresia, ear polyps, ear tumors, acoustic neuromas, strep and sore throat, irritated mouth, sinus inflammation (Sinusitis), sinus surgery, nasal polyps, nosebleeds, Rhinitis, ...
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Discuss problems regarding Cataract, Glaucoma, Blindness, Myopia, Conjunctivitis, Color Blindness, Uveitis, eye coordination problems, etc.
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Nervous system is made up of brain, spinal cord, nerves and neurons. It's divided into Central and Peripheral Nervous System (CNS and PNS). Find & share information about vascular disorders (stroke, transient ischemic attack (TIA), subarachnoid hemorrhage, subdural hemorrhage and hematoma, and extradural hemorrhage), infections (meningitis, encephalitis, polio, and epidural abscess), functional disorders (headache, epilepsy, dizziness, and neuralgia), structural disorders (Bell's palsy, cervical spondylosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, brain or spinal cord tumors, peripheral neuropathy, and Guillain-Barre syndrome) and degeneration (Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Huntington's chorea, and Alzheimer's disease).
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Here you can share information related to the issues with organs that are involved in breathing.
Apnea, Asbestosis, Asthma, bronchiolitis, bronchitis and other bronchial diseases, tuberculosis, pneumonia, common cold flu & cough, other pleural, plumonary & lung related diseases and disorders like Pleurisy, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), Wegener's Granulomatosis, ...