Archive for the ‘Diseases’ Category

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Alzheimer’s

What is it? Alzheimer’s is a disease in which the nerve cells in the brain begin to die, thus affecting the sufferer’s judgment, thinking and memory over the course of a few years. This disease most commonly presents itself in old age. Causes The cause

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Asthma

What is it? Asthma is a respiratory condition that primarily affects the lungs and bronchial tubes in the process of human breathing. After the 1970s, the frequency of diagnosis concerning this condition substantially increased. In fact, the latest worldwide estimates indicate that more than 200

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Diabetes

What is it? There are two types of diabetes. Type one was originally known as “juvenile diabetes” as this was the time when it would emerge. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not produce its own insulin. Type 2 was known as “adult-onset

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Emphysema

What is it? WebMD states that emphysema is a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) that damages the little air sacs (alveoli) found in our lungs. When these air sacs are damaged, it causes them to expand and they can no longer be able to move

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Heart Disease

What is it? This disease involves imperfections or degenerating functions of the human heart over a prescribed period of time. As such, a person’s age can be a huge determinant for being at risk for this disease and changes in the mind and body can

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Kidney Disease

What is it? The kidneys are two of the most important and fascinating organs contained in the human body. According to WebMD, the kidneys contain little pockets that are able to absorb the blood and filter it before passing it along to the rest of

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