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Cardiac Conduction System: Its Primary Function

The cardiovascular system is such a wondrous system of interconnected network and function. These intricate systems keep the heart beating properly and evenly distribute the blood in all parts of the body. One of the systems that helps in the overall function of the cardiovascular system is a cardiac conduction...

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Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome: Signs, Causes, Treatment

Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome is a brain disorder or a neurological problem caused by a lack of thiamine in the body. This disease is two different things the Wernicke disease and korsakoff syndrome but they occur at the same time. Signs of Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome Although Wernicke-korsakoff syndrome is different from each other...

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Pimple on Eyelid or Eyelid Bump Causes and Treatment

In today’s hectic world and society, people may encounter a number of different health challenges and concerns. The rise of various infectious and degenerative diseases have made individuals more conscious of their health and overall wellness. The said medical conditions have made life either more inconvenient and uncomfortable for people...

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Ketones in Urine: Why They Appear and What They Indicate

Ketones are produced normally by the liver as part of the metabolism of fatty acid in the body. Normally ketones cannot be seen in urine because it will totally metabolize by the body but if glucose intake is not enough as a source of energy fats will be burn and...

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Should You Be Worried About Inverted Nipples?

Are you worried about having inverted nipples? This one of those health conditions that doesn’t seem normal but we’re not really sure whether it’s a serious problem or not. In most cases, the nipple points outwards. In this situation it’s is actually level with the areola or underneath it. Both...

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What Is Maladaptive Daydreaming?

Have you ever tried taking a shower and then suddenly your mind wanders off? You didn't even notice the spilling water on your tub. Have you tried eating a sandwich and then 30 minutes later, you caught yourself staring into a void with something in mind? If your daydreams and...

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Sulfur Burps: Causes and Ways to Get Rid of It

With today’s fast-paced world and our ever-demanding lifestyle, people nowadays are always finding ways to improve their overall health and to avoid and treat different medical ailments that may negatively or adversely impact their quality of life. Improving their overall health will usually entail consuming healthy food items and regularly...

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Is Livedo Reticularis Serious?

Are you experiencing patches of purple/red skin shaped like a web? If so then you might have something called livedo reticularis or “mottled” skin. Due to the symptoms, you might be wondering whether or not this is a serious condition. This condition is sometimes stand-alone and other times is caused...

Possible Causes of an Itchy Tongue

With today’s hectic lifestyle and busy work schedules, people are looking for ways to improve their overall health. Individuals will usually look for ways to improve their general condition through increased physical activity, consumption of healthy food items and the use of more natural and alternative treatment options for various...

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Swollen Eyelid: Causes and Treatment

One medical condition that may prove to be annoying to most people is the swollen eyelid.  Swollen eyelids are caused by a number of different causes and people may ask “How do I treat this swollen eyelid?”. In this article, we will look at the possible cause of swollen eyelids...