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Why Do People Get Itchy Eyes?

Most everyone suffers from itchy, dry, itchy, red, watery eyes at some point in their lives   There are a number of possible causes for itchy eye syndrome, and most of them are associated with excessive dryness and irritation of the eyeball, which in turn can result in inflammation and itchiness.   Itchy eyes often …

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Dealing With High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is also called hypertension, and the fact is that for some people, even those in their sixties or seventy, high blood pressure can cause heart attack and stroke. The problem is that this condition is not easy to notice because there is no significant increase in blood pressure, unless there is a …

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The Causes of Regurgitation

The medical term for regurgitation is heart valve disease. In some people, regurgitating heart valves can be asymptomatic. Other times, regurgitation puts a considerable strain on the vital organ causing it to overwork.   Heart valves become less elastic as we age. At times, the condition is quite minor and may not need immediate medical …

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The Whipple Procedure

A Whipple procedure, otherwise known as a pancreatectomy, is a major surgery most commonly performed to remove cancerous cells from the pancreas or to remove gallbladder tumors. It's also used to treat duodenal or pancreatic trauma, or acute pancreatitis. A Whipple procedure is different from a typical abdominal operation in a few ways, which makes …

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How Can I Treat My Femoral Nerve Disease?

The femoral nerve originates from the lateral sciatica tendon and reaches the thigh   The nerve provides sensation to the hip and controls the patellar tendon muscle, which is used to straighten the knee joint. In addition, compression of a nerve is known to cause pain in this area.   Most pain occurs in the …

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What is the Best Course of Diverticulitis Treatment?

A diet rich in fiber, water and fruits and vegetables may be all that you need for a fast and effective diverticulitis treatment   The right combinations of these ingredients will be sure to get your digestive system working smoothly again.   Fiber is one of the most important dietary elements for those who are …

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What Is Animal Residue Risk?

  The relative risk or R-value is a statistical equation that represents the risk of an event occurring in an exposed population over the risk of an event occurring in an unexposed population. It is calculated as, where I is the risk in the unexpressed population, and the occurrence i in the exposed population. The …

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How to Deal With Drop Foot

Drop foot is a sudden muscle weakness or paralysis making it difficult to raise both of your feet and toes on both sides   It is also known as drop foot in children. It can also be called slip foot.   It is not a condition itself but can indicate an underlying issue. When left …

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Peroneal Nerve Surgery Can Help Relieve Sciatica Pain

The peroneal neuropathy is a condition where the peroneus longus nerve is compressed   It is not a true nerve and it only exists at the point where the peroneum is attached to the knee. The peroneus longus nerve can become damaged by compression and trauma, which include:   Knee dislocation or joint dislocation. Knee …

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Why Are You Thinking About You?

  Self-thinking includes "a focused flow of ideas and concepts that can lead to a specific, lucid conclusion." Although thinking is an exercise of aesthetic value to humans, there is no agreement that it is effectively defined. Some argue that thinking is nothing more than a process by which we learn something. Others, however, insist …

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