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  • Research Into The Causes Of Tourette Syndrome
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    Tourette Syndrome, commonly called TS, is an inhereted brain disorder. Some characteristics of TS are uncontrollable body movements known as tics and uncontrollable vocal noises. All ethnic groups are affected and men are three to four times more likely to have it than women. Symptoms vary from pres on to person and also vary in how severe they are. Research into causes is ongoing and there is no known cure. Conditions associated with Tourette's include obsessive compulsive disorder, learning di...
  • Risk For Gallbladder Attacks
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    RESEARCH PAPER The Causes of Gallbladder AttacksOutlineI. Introduction: It is estimated that approximately 10 to 20 percent of the population in the United States and Western Europe are currently being affected by Gallbladder attacks. Thesis statement: These attacks are mainly caused by the development of gallstones in the gallbladder. II. Definition. A. Gallbladder. Gallstones. Causes. A. Obesity B. Estrogen C. Ethnicity D. Age and gender IV. Symptoms. A. Chronic indigestion B. Sudden, steady a...
  • Severe Gastritis
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    Gastritis Gastritis is an inflammation of the gastric mucosa and is the most common pathologic condition of the stomach. It may be acute or chronic, based on histologic criteria. Gastritis may be caused by exogenous or endogenous factors. The exogenous factors that causes Gastritis are bacterial infections, especially staphylococcal toxins, drugs; nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents (including aspirin), sulfonamides, steroids, alcohol, ingestion of corrosive alkalies or acids, irritating foods...
  • Most Common Causes Of Dementia
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    I. Introduction II. Dementia Senility is a misused term for the loss of ability to think, reason, and remember in older persons. Senility is not a medical condition; it is not normal, natural, or inevitable with aging; it is not limited to older people either. The term senility is replaced in most of my pertinent research by the medical term dementia, which seems to describe a group of symptoms that represent a change or deterioration from an individual's previous level of functioning (Tueth, 19...
  • Symptoms Of Pms Cause Tension In Relationships
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    The Moody Blues Have you ever stayed up all night long, and then gone to school the next day How about when nothing seems to go your way, and everything in your life is a quarter of an inch off That grumpy, punchy, headachy feeling is very much like PMS; or at least some symptoms of PMS, for PMS can take many forms and shapes. Most people know what PMS is and they kid around with it, thinking it is a joke; just a phase women seem to go through. However, when the woman in their lives expresses so...
  • Symptoms Of Lupus
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    Lupus is an autoimmune disease that attacks women between the ages of 15 and 40. It occurs less often in men than in women. The people affected by lupus vary depending on the country or region. In the US alone, the prevalence rate is highest among Asians of Hawaii, blacks of Caribbean origin, and Native Americans of the Sioux, Arapahoe, and Crow tribes. Lupus is a disease that affects the immune system. We can think of the immune system as an army within the body with hundreds of defenders (know...
  • Symptoms Of Bph
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    Love is the answer to the heart. Without love there would only be hate in the world. We as people need to learn to respect ourself and others. Not only that but also learn to love one another as God loves us. My heart aches each and everyday to be with the one I love. But there is a wall that blocks us. This walls stops us from being Lovers. I continue to love anyway because that is what I have in my heart. I refuse to be like the brother beside me, hating and dying with a cold heart. When I die...
  • Refractory Period After An Initial Exercise
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    "Asthma is a pulmonary disease with the following characteristics: 1) airway obstruction that is reversible in most patients either spontaneously or with treatment; 2) airway inflammation; and 3) increased airway responsiveness to a variety of stimuli" (Enright, 1996, p. 375). There presently exist many varieties of asthma that differ in the severity, means of induction, and methods of treatment. One type is exercise-induced asthma. "Exercise-induced asthma (EIA) is a temporary increase in airwa...
  • Typical Mono Symptoms
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    Cause Infectious mononucleosis is caused by theEbstein-Barr virus, which is a member of the herpes family. This family also includes the viruses that cause cold sores, chicken pox, genital herpes, and birth defects. TheEbstein-Barr virus has a lengthy incubation period and symptoms usually take about 4-10 weeks to develop. Once a person is infected with a herpes virus, it never really goes away. The viruses are able to lie dormant in our bodies and become active at any time. The only way mono ca...
  • Patients With Severe Ts
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    Usually, the first symptoms of Tourette Syndrome are facial tics, commonly eye blinking. Other facial tics include nose twitching and grimaces. The next tic to appear will usually be some other minor motor tic such as foot stomping, head jerking, neck stretching, or body twisting and bending. Affected individuals may also have a vocal tic such as clearing their throat, coughing, grunting, sniffing, yelping, barking, or shouting. Few Tourette Syndrome patients also experience -the uttering of ina...
  • Causes Of Irritable Bowel Syndrome The Colon
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    Irritable Bowel Syndrome Introduction to IBS Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder of the intestines that leads to cramp y pain, gassiness, Bloating, and changes in bowel habits. Some people with IBS have constipation. Others have diarrhea or frequent loose stools, often with an urgent need to move the bowels and some people experience both. Sometimes the person with IBS has a cramp y urge to move the bowels but cannot do so. As much as 20% of the US population suffers from irritab...
  • Ibs Experience Symptoms Like Constipation
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    Bo Moore-Block Irritable Bowel Syndrome Irritable bowel syndrome (usually referred to as IBS) is a disorder of the large intestine that lasts for a long period of time. People who have IBS experience symptoms like constipation or diarrhea. These symptoms can occur one after another. A person can experience constipation at some times and diarrhea at other times. Occurrences of lower bowel irritation may also be accompanied by mild pain, swelling of the stomach and a lot of digestive gas. Other na...
  • Patients With Chronic Bronchitis
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    Bronchitis is an INFLAMMATION of the membrane that lines the air passages, or, bronchial tubes, of the LUNGS and results in the narrowing of these air passages. This disorder may be of either an acute or chronic type. Irritation of mucus-producing glands within the membrane results in the production of excess bronchial secretions. The main symptoms of bronchitis are cough and increased expectoration of sputum, with or without associated wheezing and shortness of breath. Acute bronchitis is usual...
  • Causes Genital Lesions
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    Major points: 1. Syphilis is still rare compared with other sexually transmitted diseases. 2. Gonorrhea is not as popular as it used to be, but chlamydia on the other hand ist he most common sexually transmitted disease. 3. Genital herpes and genital warts have no cure. 4. Sex is the leading mode of transmission of the hepatitis B virus. 5. Aids is incurable, and unlike the others, it always kills. The bacterium that causes syphilis is treponema pallidum. This causes genital lesions called chanc...
  • Symptoms Of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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    Outline I. Definition II. Introduction. Causes 1. Genetic Predisposition 2. Injuries and Trauma 3. Health and Lifestyle 4. Repetitive Motion IV. Treatment 1. Splint 2. Cortisone Cream 3. Surgery. Preventive Measures 1. Exercises 2. Chiropractor VI. Conclusion Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a condition characterized by pain and burning sensations in the fingers and hand caused by compression of the median nerve as it passes between a wrist and ligament and the bones and tendons of the wrist. 1 The fir...
  • Risks Of Anaphylaxis Reactions
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    Anaphylaxis is a rapidly developing and serious reaction that affects a number of different areas of the body at once. Severe anaphylaxis shock can be fatal, although most people only experience allergy symptoms as a major annoyance. A small number of people are susceptible to a reaction that can lead to shock or death. Anaphylaxis rare and only one out of 2.5 million die annually. The term anaphylaxis goes back almost a hundred years. It began on Prince Albert I of Monaco's ship. Prince Albert ...

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