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Many skin problems are temporary and can be treated with medications or simply with time. Learn more here. Cold Sores: Cold sores — also called fever blisters — are a painful infection caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). Plantar Warts and Palmer Warts: Plantar warts and Palmer warts are common, especially in children. These…

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One of the healthiest nations – the Japanese – have the longest life expectancy and are one of the countries with the lowest obesity rates. According to science, this is mostly because of their diet. While the obesity rates across the world vary between 15 and 30 percent (which is quite high), Japan is keeping…

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Even though botulinum toxin can be life-threatening, it is quite safe in small doses — such as the doses used in the cosmetic application of Botox. Over the years, only 36 cases of side effects were reported to the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It is possible for the botulinum toxin to spread…

Power of Positivity

The life cycle of a normal blood clot depends on a series of chemical interactions. 1. Platelets form a plug. Tiny bits in your blood called platelets get “turned on” by triggers released when a blood vessel is damaged. They stick to the walls in the area and each other, changing shape to form a…

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Hand-foot-and-mouth disease, or HFMD, is caused by a virus. Symptoms include ulcers, or sores, inside or around the mouth, and a rash or blisters on the hands, feet, legs, or buttocks. And while it’s not pleasant, it also isn’t serious. Anyone can get the disease, but children under age 10 are most likely to catch…

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If you have this infection, you have inflammation in your liver that’s caused by a virus. You don’t always get symptoms, but when you do, you might have: Jaundice (yellow eyes and skin, dark urine) Pain in your belly Loss of appetite Nausea Fever Diarrhea Fatigue Children often have the disease with few symptoms. You…

BrainandLife.org

Lewy bodies are clumps of protein that can form in the brain. When they build up, they can cause problems with the way your brain works, including your memory, movement, thinking skills, mood, and behavior. These problems can keep you from doing everyday tasks or taking care of yourself, a condition called dementia. Lewy body…

Narcissistic personality disorder

A narcissistic personality disorder is one of the few common types of personality disorders. It’s a disorder in which people have a grandiose and inflated sense of their importance, a constant need for excessive admiration from others, a lack of empathy for other people, and often troubles keeping their relationships. Some other narcissistic traits include:…

Prime Health Channel

Swollen ankles and swollen feet are common and usually not cause for concern, particularly if you have been standing or walking a lot. But feet and ankles that stay swollen or are accompanied by other symptoms could signal a serious health problem. WebMD looks at some possible causes of foot and ankle swelling and offers…

The BMJ

A rotator cuff tear is a common injury, especially in sports like baseball or tennis, or in jobs like painting or cleaning windows. It usually happens over time from normal wear and tears, or if you repeat the same arm motion over and over. But it also can happen suddenly if you fall on your…

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