Category: Health

The Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) is caused by the gastric acid reflux present in the esophagus (which represents the tube that connects the neck and the stomach). GERD usually occurs when the…

Multiple Sclerosis is a type of demyelinating disease, a disease in which the nervous system is damaged by the deterioration of the outer layer of the neurons, called myelin. This phenomenon affects the…

Lung cancer represents the negative result of abnormal cells growing in the lungs, organs that have the mission to take in oxygen and release carbon dioxide every time an individual inhales and exhales.…

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) represents a recurrent gastrointestinal disorder characterized by pain in the abdominal area, food intolerance, bloating, alternating constipation and diarrhea, which represent…

A simple definition of hypertension would be a high value of blood pressure, a condition which makes the blood present in the arteries to strike the walls of these blood vessels too forcefully. This can…

Gout is a type of inflammatory arthritis that usually affects people with high levels of uric acid in their blood, which leads to the formation of needle-shaped crystals in the joints. The body sees them…

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