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Abdominal massage

If you suffer from constipation, for example, it is possible to improve bowel movements with the help of an abdominal massage. This is done in the following way: If you suffer from constipation, for example, it is possible to improve bowel movements with the help of an abdominal massage. This is done in the following way: 1. Place one hand under th...

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AED (Automatic External Defibrillator)

Also known as automated external defibrillator (AED), implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), portable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD) Defibrillators are devices that restore a normal heartbeat by sending an electrical pulse or shock to the heart. They are used to prevent or correct an arrhythmia, a heartbeat that is irregular or that is too...

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Aloe Vera

Aloe is a succulent plant widely used in alternative medicine. There are at least 420 different plant species of Aloe. Aloe vera specifically refers to the Aloe barbadensis Miller plant, the most common form used in Aloe-based products. How is Aloe used? Traditionally, the clear gel from the aloe plant is rubbed onto the skin as an ointment to trea...

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Bioresonantietherapie

Bioresonance therapy is an alternative medicine treatment method based on the concept of electromagnetic resonance or vibrational frequencies in the body. It states that the human body emits electromagnetic frequencies, and that disturbances in these frequencies can be linked to disease and health problems. The therapy involves using a bioresonance...

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Birth control

Contraception makes it possible to prevent pregnancy and to plan the time of pregnancy. Some methods can also protect against infections. Modern contraceptive methods include oral contraceptives (such as birth control pills), vaginal contraceptive rings, condoms, intrauterine devices (also called IUDs), injectable and implantable products, and ster...

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Bone marrow transplant

Also known as Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant, Hematopoietic Cell Transplant, Autologous Transplant, Allogeneic Transplant A blood or bone marrow transplant replaces abnormal blood-forming stem cells with healthy cells When the healthy stem cells come from you, the procedure is called an autologous transplant. If the stem cells come from another...

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Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding provides a baby with essential calories, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients for optimal growth, health and development. Breastfeeding is beneficial for both a mother and her child and also provides an important opportunity for the couple to bond. NICHD supports many areas of breastfeeding research, including studies of the benefit...

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Broccolli

Broccoli is a green vegetable that belongs to the cruciferous family, closely related to cauliflower, kale and Brussels sprouts. This vegetable is known for its many health benefits and is considered a nutritious powerhouse. With its crunchy texture and mild flavor, broccoli is a versatile vegetable that can be easily incorporated into a variety of...

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Cancer treatments and oral health

Most people are aware of common side effects of cancer treatment, such as nausea and hair loss. But many don't realize that most   people being treated for cancer have problems in their mouth. These problems can make it difficult to eat, talk, and swallow. This can interfere with cancer treatment and reduce quality of life. Causes Head and...

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Cardiac catheterization

Also known as Cardiac cath, cardiac catheterization Cardiac catheterization is a medical procedure used to diagnose and treat certain heart conditions. It allows doctors to take a close look at the heart to detect problems and perform other tests or procedures on your heart. Your doctor may recommend cardiac catheterization to determine the cause o...

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Cardiac MRI

Also known as Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Nuclear Magnetic Resonance A cardiac MRI is a painless imaging test that uses radio waves, magnets, and a computer to create detailed images of your heart. Cardiac MRI can provide detailed information about the type and severity of the heart disease to help your doctor decide the best way to treat hea...

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Carotid endarteriëctomy

Also known as carotid artery surgery Carotid endarterectomy is surgery that removes the build-up of plaque from a carotid artery in your neck. This surgery is performed to restore normal blood flow to the brain to prevent stroke if you already have symptoms of decreased blood flow. Carotid endarterectomy can also be performed preventively if a diag...

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Carotid ultrasound

Also known as Carotid Duplex Carotid ultrasound is a painless imaging test that uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of the inside of your carotid arteries. This test uses an ultrasound machine, which includes a computer, a screen, and a transducer. The transducer is a portable device that sends and receives sound waves. In conjunction ...

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Catheterablatie

Also known as cardiac catheter ablation. Catheter ablation is a procedure that uses energy to create tiny scars in your heart tissue to prevent abnormal electrical signals from passing through your heart. Radio frequency (RF) ablation uses high-energy locally delivered RF signals to create the scars. Cryoablation uses extremely cold temperatures to...

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Childbirth

"Labor" and "childbirth" describe the process of childbirth. Contractions of the uterus and changes in the cervix (opening of the uterus) prepare a woman's body for delivery. Then the baby is born and the placenta follows. NICHD studies many aspects of labor and delivery: their basic biology, birth practices and the manageme...

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Cochlear implant

A cochlear implant is a small, complex electronic device that can help provide a sense of sound to a person who is severely deaf or severely hard of hearing. The implant consists of an external part that is behind the ear and a second part that is surgically placed under the skin (see picture). An implant has the following parts: A microphone that ...

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Coronaire angiography

Coronary angiography is a procedure that uses contrast dye, which usually contains iodine, and X-rays to look for blockages in the coronary arteries caused by plaque build-up. Blockages prevent your heart from getting oxygen and important nutrients. This procedure is used to diagnose ischemic heart disease after chest pain, sudden cardiac arrest, o...

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Coronary Bypass Transplant

Also known as Heart Bypass Surgery Coronary bypass graft (CABG) is a procedure to improve poor blood flow to the heart. It may be necessary when the arteries that supply blood to the heart tissue, called coronary arteries, are narrowed or blocked. This surgery can lower the risk of serious complications for people with obstructive coronary artery d...

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Coronary calciumscan

Also known as Calcium Scan Test A coronary calcium scan is a CT scan of your heart that detects and measures the amount of calcium in the walls of your coronary arteries. Calcium build-up or calcifications are a sign of atherosclerosis or ischemic heart disease. A coronary calcium scan can be performed in a medical imaging facility or in a hospital...

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CPAP (continuous Positive Airway Pressure)

Also known as continuous positive airway pressure CPAP is a treatment that uses mild air pressure to keep your airways open. This involves using a CPAP machine with a mask or other device that fits over your nose or nose and mouth, straps to position the mask, a tube connecting the mask to the machine's motor, and a motor that releases air. blo...

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Dash dieet

DASH is a flexible and balanced eating plan that helps create a heart-healthy eating style for life. The DASH eating plan does not require any special foods and instead provides daily and weekly nutritional goals. This plan recommends: Eat vegetables, fruits, and whole grains Including fat-free or low-fat dairy products, fish, poultry, beans, nuts ...

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Deep brain stimulation (DBS)

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a surgical procedure used to treat a variety of disabling neurological symptoms - usually the disabling motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD), such as tremor, stiffness, stiffness, slowed movement, and walking difficulties. The procedure is also used to treat essential tremor, dystonia, and focal epilepsy (e...

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Defibrillators

Also known as automated external defibrillator (AED), implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), portable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD) Defibrillators are devices that restore a normal heartbeat by sending an electrical pulse or shock to the heart. They are used to prevent or correct an arrhythmia, a heartbeat that is irregular or that is too...

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Dental fillings

A filling is used to treat a small hole or hole in a tooth. To repair a cavity, a dentist removes decayed dental tissue and then fills the space with filling material. Causes Tooth decay is damage to a tooth that can occur when harmful bacteria in your mouth make acids that attack tooth enamel. This can lead to a small hole in a tooth called a cavi...

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Dental sealants

Dental sealants are thin plastic coatings that protect the chewing surfaces of children's back molars from cavities or tooth decay. Since they have small pits and grooves, these surfaces are rough and uneven. Food and germs can get trapped in the pits and grooves and stay there for a long time because toothbrush bristles can't brush them aw...

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Developmental Disorders and Oral Health

Developmental disorders such as autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and other cognitive disabilities create challenges in performing daily activities, especially self-care activities. People with these disabilities may need additional help to achieve and maintain good health, including oral health. To achieve and maintain good oral health, people...

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Diabetes and Oral Health

People with diabetes know that the disease can damage the eyes, nerves, kidneys, heart and other important systems in the body. Did you know that diabetes can also cause problems in your mouth? People with diabetes are more likely to have periodontal disease (gum disease), an infection of the gums and bones that hold the teeth in place. Periodontal...

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Diabetes forums: what is it and what can you do with it?

Living with diabetes can be a challenging journey that requires ongoing management, education, and support. For many people, connecting with others who share similar experiences can be extremely helpful. Diabetes forums are valuable platforms where people with diabetes, their families and carers can come together to share knowledge, seek advice and...

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Due to acrylamide

Acrylamide is a chemical commonly used in the production of paper, dyes and other industrial products. It can also be formed when certain foods are cooked at high temperatures. When frying, baking or roasting certain foods, such as potatoes or grains, acrylamide can be formed. For example, French fries and chips can have measurable acrylamide level...

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ECG

Also known as EKG, EKG An electrocardiogram, also called an EKG or EKG, is a simple, painless test that detects and records your heart's electrical activity. An EKG can show how fast your heart is beating, whether the rhythm of your heartbeats is stable or irregular, and the strength and timing of the electrical impulses that travel through eac...

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Exercise test

Also known as Exercise stress test, treadmill test A stress test measures how healthy your heart is and how well it works during physical stress. Some heart problems are easier to diagnose when your heart is working hard to pump blood around your body, such as when you exercise. A stress test is used to diagnose and evaluate heart problems such as ...

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Flat feet

Flat feet, also known as pes planus, is a condition where the arch of the foot sags partially or completely, causing the feet to rest flat on the floor. It can lead to pain, discomfort and limited mobility. In this article, we discuss the symptoms and treatments for flat feet. Symptoms of Flat Feet The symptoms of flat feet can vary, but some commo...

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Fluoride and Dental Health

Fluoride (said as floor eye ) is a mineral found naturally in soil, water and air that has been shown to prevent cavities or tooth decay. In recent decades, fluoride has been added to water supplies and oral care products such as toothpaste and mouthwash. Fluoride works by strengthening the hard outer surface of the tooth called enamel. You can get...

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folic acid

Folic acid, also known as vitamin B9, is an essential water-soluble vitamin that plays a critical role in the health and development of the human body. It is especially important for pregnant women as it plays a role in early fetal development. In this article, we will take a closer look at the functions of folic acid, its benefits and where it can...

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folic acid

Folic acid, also known as vitamin B9, is an essential water-soluble vitamin that plays a critical role in the health and development of the human body. It is especially important for pregnant women as it plays a role in early fetal development. In this article, we will take a closer look at the functions of folic acid, its benefits and where it can...

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Fucidinzuur (Fucidin)

Fucidic acid, also known by its brand name Fucidin, is an antibacterial drug used to treat various skin infections. The active ingredient in Fucidin, called fusidic acid, works by inhibiting the growth of bacteria and fighting the infection. Fucidic acid has been shown to be effective in treating a variety of skin conditions, including impetigo, in...

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Genetic therapy

Also known as Gene Transfer, Genome Editing, Gene Addition Genetic therapies are designed to treat or cure conditions by correcting problems in your DNA. Your DNA, including specific genes, contains instructions for making proteins essential for good health. Mutations, or changes in your DNA, can lead to proteins that do not work properly or are mi...

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Ginkgo biloba

Ginkgo or Ginkgo biloba is one of the world's oldest living tree species. Ginkgo has been used for a variety of medicinal purposes for years. What is Ginkgo Extract? Ginkgo extract is made from the leaves of the Ginkgo biloba tree. The leaves contain a complex mixture of components. The exact formulation of ginkgo extract in products available ...

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Good oral care (hygiene)

Good oral health helps you enjoy life. It allows you to: speak clearly; taste, chew and swallow delicious and nutritious foods; and show your feelings through facial expressions such as smiling. If you protect your oral health with good oral hygiene (brushing and flossing), chances are you can keep your teeth for a lifetime. brush your teeth To kee...

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Hearing aid

A hearing aid is a small electronic device that you wear in or behind your ear. It makes some sounds louder so that someone with hearing loss can listen, communicate, and participate more fully in daily activities. A hearing aid can help people hear more in both quiet and noisy situations. However, only about one in five people who would benefit fr...

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Heupprothese

Hip replacement, or hip arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure in which an orthopedic surgeon removes the diseased parts of the hip joint and replaces it with new, artificial parts. These artificial parts mimic the function of the normal hip joint. You may need hip replacement surgery if you have a disease such as: Arthritis, including osteoarthriti...

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HIV / AIDS and Oral Health

People with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), are at special risk for oral health problems. Some of the most common oral problems in people with HIV/AIDS are: chronic dry mouth, gingivitis, bone loss around the teeth (periodontitis), canker sores, oral warts, cold sores, oral candid...

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Holter examination (24 or 48 hour recording of the heart rhythm

Also known as ambulatory ECG or EKG, continuous EKG or EKG, ECG event monitors Holter and event monitors are small, portable electrocardiogram devices that record your heart's electrical activity over a long period of time while you perform your normal activities. These monitors can record how fast your heart is beating, whether the rhythm of y...

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How sleep works

Sleep is a rest period that alternates with vigilance. You have internal body clocks that control when you are awake and when your body is ready to sleep. These clocks have cycles of approximately 24 hours. The clocks are regulated by multiple factors, including light, dark and sleep schedules. Once you sleep, you go through the sleep phases during...

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Interventional coronary percutane

Also known as coronary angioplasty Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), also known as coronary angioplasty, is a non-surgical procedure that improves blood flow to your heart. PCI requires cardiac catheterization, which is the insertion of a catheter tube and injection of contrast dye, usually iodine-based, into your coronary arteries. Doctors...

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iron-containing foods

Foods rich in iron include both animal and plant sources. Here are some examples of iron-rich foods: Animal Sources of Iron: Red meat (beef, lamb, pork) Poultry (turkey, chicken) Fish (especially sardines, tuna and mussels) Organ meats (liver, kidneys) Eggs Vegetable Sources of Iron: Spinach and other leafy greens (kale, broccoli, Swiss chard) Legu...

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Joint replacement surgery

Joint replacement surgery is the removal of a damaged joint and the insertion of a new joint. The doctor may suggest a joint replacement to improve your life. Joint replacement can relieve pain and help you move and feel better. Hips and knees are most often replaced. Other joints that can be replaced include the shoulders, fingers, ankles, and elb...

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Long VQ-scan

Also known as lung or pulmonary ventilation (V) and perfusion (Q) scans A lung VQ scan is an imaging test that uses a ventilation (V) scan to measure the air flow in your lungs and a perfusion (Q) scan to see where the blood is flowing in your lungs. It uses special X-ray scanners outside your body to take pictures of air and blood flow patterns in...

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Lung transplant

Lung transplantation is an operation in which a diseased lung is removed and replaced with a healthy lung. Lung transplants are used to improve the quality of life and extend the life span of people with severe or advanced chronic lung disease. In rare cases, a lung transplant can be performed at the same time as a heart transplant in patients with...

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Mechanical ventilation

You may be given mechanical ventilation if a condition makes it very difficult for you to breathe or get enough oxygen into your blood. This condition is called respiratory failure. Mechanical breathers are machines that act like bellows to move air in and out of your lungs. Your respiratory therapist and doctor have set up the ventilator to determ...

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Nasturtium and horseradish speed up recovery from bronchitis

Bronchitis is an inflammation of the bronchi, the airways that connect the lungs with the outside world. The inflammation can be caused by a virus, bacteria or other factors. Bronchitis can be acute or chronic. Acute bronchitis usually goes away on its own, but chronic bronchitis can be a long-term problem. There are a number of natural remedies th...

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Not drinking alcohol: What are the benefits?

The decision not to drink alcohol is a personal choice that can have many benefits for an individual's health and well-being. Whether through temporary cessation, moderation or a permanent lifestyle change, avoiding alcoholic beverages can have significant positive effects on both a physical and mental level. In this article, we take a look at ...

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Nucleaire hard scan

A nuclear heart scan is an imaging test that uses special cameras and a radioactive substance called a tracer to take pictures of your heart. The tracer is injected into your blood and travels to your heart. Nuclear heart scans use computed tomography with single photon emission (SPECT) or cardiac positron emission tomography (PET) to detect the en...

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Operation (heart)

Heart surgeries are done to correct problems with the heart. Many heart surgeries are performed each year in the United States for various heart problems. Heart surgery is used in both children and adults. This article discusses heart surgery for adults. For more information on pediatric cardiac surgery, visit the Health Topics articles on Congenit...

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Opioids and toothaches

Opioids are a type of medication used to relieve pain. They require a prescription from your dentist or doctor and include drugs such as hydrocodone, oxycodone, morphine, and codeine. Opioids also include illegal drugs such as heroin. To reduce the discomfort that may result from certain dental procedures, such as extracting teeth, gums, and other ...

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Outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation

Pulmonary rehabilitation is a supervised program that includes training, health education, and breathing techniques for people with certain lung conditions or lung problems due to other conditions. Your doctor may recommend pulmonary rehabilitation to help you breathe more easily and improve your quality of life for certain lung conditions such as ...

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Over-the-counter hearing aid

Over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids are a new category of hearing aids that consumers will soon be able to purchase directly without having to visit a hearing care professional. These devices are designed to help adults who think they have mild to moderate hearing loss. Like traditional hearing aids, OTC hearing aids make sounds louder so that some...

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Pacemaker

A pacemaker is a small device used to treat certain arrhythmias. During an arrhythmia, the heart may beat too fast, too slow, or with an irregular rhythm. Pacemakers send electrical pulses to keep your heart beating at a normal pace and rhythm. Pacemakers can also be used to keep your heart chambers beating in sync so that your heart can pump blood...

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Perform lung function test

Lung function tests, or PFTs, measure how well your lungs are working. They include tests that measure lung size and air flow, such as spirometry and lung volume tests. Other tests measure how well gases such as oxygen get in and out of your blood. These tests include pulse oximetry and arterial blood gas tests. Another lung function test, called f...

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Pesten

Bullying is unwanted aggressive behavior by another person or group of people. In bullying, there is always an actual or perceived power imbalance, and the aggression is repeated or is very likely to be repeated. Bullying also includes cyberbullying, a form of aggression that is committed electronically, such as via the Internet, email or mobile de...

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Placing the stent

Also known as coronary stent, carotid stent, airway stent. A stent is a small-mesh tube that holds open passageways in the body, such as weak or narrow arteries. Stents are often used to treat narrowed coronary arteries that supply oxygenated blood to the heart. The stent keeps the narrowed arteries open to allow enough blood to flow to the heart. ...

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Propolis (bees)

Propolis, also known as "bee glue," is a sticky substance collected by honey bees from the buds, bark, and resins of trees. Bees use propolis to strengthen their hives, protect them from intruders and ensure the health of their colony. But propolis also has remarkable benefits for human health. Propolis is known for its natural antimicrob...

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Sleep research

Also known as polysomnography Sleep tests are painless, non-invasive tests that measure how well you sleep and how your body responds to sleep problems. The more common sleep studies monitor and record data about your body during a full night's sleep. Other types of sleep studies include multiple sleep latency and maintenance of daytime vigilan...

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Smoking and your heart

How does smoking affect the heart and blood vessels? - Smoking and your heart Cigarette smoking causes about 1 in 5 deaths in the United States each year. It is the leading preventable cause of death and illness in the United States. Smoking is harmful to almost every organ in the body, including the heart, blood vessels, lungs, eyes, mouth, reprod...

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Stress: How can I avoid it?

Stress is a common response to the challenges of modern life. While a certain amount of stress can be normal and even helpful, excessive and sustained stress can be detrimental to health and well-being. Avoiding stress is therefore essential to maintain a balanced and healthy lifestyle. In this article, we discuss the importance of stress reduction...

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Supplemental oxygen

Also known as oxygen, supplemental oxygen Oxygen therapy is a treatment where you are given oxygen gas to breathe. You can get oxygen therapy through tubes in your nose, through a face mask, or through a tube in your windpipe. This treatment increases the amount of oxygen your lungs receive and carry to your blood. You may be prescribed oxygen ther...

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Tendon Strengthening Exercises for Quadriceps Tendonitis

If you suffer from quadriceps tendinitis, it is important to exercise caution when performing exercises to avoid further irritation of the tendons. Here are some tendon-strengthening exercises that are typically helpful in quadriceps tendinitis rehabilitation. Before performing these exercises, be sure to consult with a physical therapist or medica...

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Thoracentese

Thoracentesis is a procedure in which a needle is inserted into the pleural space between the lungs and the chest wall to remove excess fluid from the pleural space so that you can breathe more easily. Thoracentesis is a procedure in which a needle is inserted into the pleural space between the lungs and the chest wall. This procedure is done to re...

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Tips for Putting on Compression Stockings

Compression stockings are a valuable aid in the treatment of various medical conditions, such as varicose veins and edema. However, wearing these stockings can be a challenge, especially if you have trouble putting them on. Fortunately, there are helpful ways to make this process easier. In this article, we will share some helpful tips on how to ea...

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Totally artificial heart

A total artificial heart (TAH) is a pump that is surgically installed to provide circulation and replace heart ventricles that are diseased or damaged. The ventricles pump blood from the heart to the lungs and other parts of the body. Machines outside the body control the implanted pumps and help blood flow to and from the heart. A doctor may recom...

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Tracheostomie

A tracheostomy is a surgically created hole that goes through the front of your neck into your windpipe or windpipe and uses a breathing tube placed through the hole to help you breathe. A tracheostomy is a surgically created hole that goes through the front of your neck into your windpipe or windpipe. A breathing hose, called a tracheal tube, is p...

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Transcatheter aortic valve replacement

Also known as TAVR, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a procedure to treat aortic stenosis, a type of heart valve disease. TAVR replaces a defective aortic valve with an aortic valve made from animal tissue. The TAVR procedure does not require open heart surgery. The aortic valve is one ...

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Use a fan against mosquitoes

Summer brings warmth, sunshine and… mosquitoes. These little buzzing insects can really disrupt the joy of summer evenings. But did you know that you have a powerful weapon in your arsenal against mosquitoes? A fan can not only provide cooling, but also serve as an effective barrier against these annoying insects. In this article you will discove...

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VAD (Ventricular Assist Device)

Also known as a heart pump A ventricular assist device (VAD) is a mechanical pump that supports heart function and blood flow in people with a weakened heart. These devices can support the function of the left, right, or both heart ventricles. Ventricles are the lower chambers of your heart. The VAD contains tubes to carry blood from your heart and...

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Vasectomy

A vasectomy (pronounced va-SEK-t uh -mee) is a surgical procedure performed as a contraceptive in men. It involves cutting the tubes (the vas deferens, pronounced VAS DEF-uh-renz) that carry sperm from the testicles. Only about 15 out of 10,000 couples get pregnant in the year after the man has a vasectomy. 1 As part of a research program on the sa...

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Vitamin C

Vitamin C or ascorbic acid is the best known vitamin. Vitamin C acts as an antioxidant in the body and is necessary for the formation of connective tissue, the absorption of iron and the maintenance of the immune system. Is good for: Fatigue Helps with tiredness / fatigue Can help reduce the lack of energy Nervous system Plays an important role in ...

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Wat is aminexil?

Aminexil is a hair loss treatment used to promote hair growth and prevent hair thinning. It often appears in topical solutions or hair care products and is most commonly used to treat conditions such as male pattern baldness and alopecia. Aminexil works by targeting and inhibiting the buildup of a substance called collagen, which can stiffen the sc...

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Wat is Amoxicilline?

Amoxicillin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic belonging to the class of penicillins. It is widely used to treat bacterial infections in both adults and children. Amoxicillin works by inhibiting the growth of bacteria and killing them, allowing the body to fight off the infection. The medicine is effective against several types of bacteria, including b...

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Wat is belladonna d30 (homeoph.)?

Belladonna D30 (homeopathic) is a homeopathic medicine based on the herb Belladonna, also known as deadly nightshade (Atropa belladonna). As mentioned earlier, homeopathy is an alternative medicine that uses highly diluted natural substances to stimulate the body to heal itself. In homeopathy, the original ingredients, in this case Belladonna, are ...

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Wat is Boiron Oscillococcinum?

Boiron Oscillococcinum, often referred to simply as Oscillococcinum, is a homeopathic medicine used to treat symptoms of flu and colds. It is one of the most popular homeopathic remedies worldwide and is often used as an alternative approach to relieving symptoms such as fever, chills, muscle aches and fatigue associated with viral respiratory infe...

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Wat is Clearasil?

Clearasil is a brand of skin care products designed primarily to treat and prevent acne. Founded in the 1950s, the brand is known for its products aimed at reducing breakouts and promoting clearer and healthier skin. Clearasil's product line includes several products, including: Facial Cleansers: Clearasil offers a variety of facial cleansers, ...

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Wat is Cyclobenzaprine (CBP)?

Cyclobenzaprine (CBP) is a muscle relaxant used to treat muscle spasms and pain due to muscle injuries, strains, or other conditions. It is a medicine that helps relax tense muscles and relieve muscle pain. CBP belongs to the class of drugs called centrally acting muscle relaxants, meaning it acts on the central nervous system to affect the muscles...

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Wat is daktacort?

Daktacort is a medicated cream that combines two active substances: miconazole nitrate and hydrocortisone. It is used to treat skin conditions that cause both fungal infection and inflammation. The two active ingredients in Daktacort have different functions: Miconazole Nitrate: It is an antifungal medication that helps fight fungal infections on t...

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Wat is Dalacin T?

Dalacin T is a medicine used to treat acne. The active ingredient in Dalacin T is clindamycin, an antibiotic belonging to the group of lincosamide antibiotics. Clindamycin works by inhibiting the growth of bacteria, including those commonly involved in the development of acne, such as Propionibacterium acnes. Dalacin T is usually presented as a gel...

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Wat is Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCg)?

Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) is a type of catechin, a class of flavonoids found in green tea. It is one of the most abundant and biologically active compounds in green tea leaves and is responsible for many of the health benefits associated with drinking green tea. EGCG has received a lot of attention for its potential health-promoting propertie...

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Wat is imodium?

Imodium is a brand name for a drug containing loperamide hydrochloride. Loperamide is a medication used to treat and relieve diarrhea. It works by slowing down the movements and contractions of the bowels, resulting in decreased stool frequency and consistency. Imodium is often used to treat short-term cases of diarrhea that can be caused by a vari...

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Wat is inhalator (puffer)?

An inhaler, also known as a puffer, is a medical device used to deliver medication directly into the airways of the lungs. It is a common aid in the treatment of respiratory conditions, such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and other lung conditions. Inhalers make it possible to deliver medicines efficiently and directly to ...

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Wat is ipecac 6x?

Ipecac 6x refers to a homeopathic medicine prepared from Ipecacuanha, a plant known for its medicinal properties. Homeopathy is an alternative medicine based on the principle of "similarity" - the idea that a substance that can cause certain symptoms in healthy people can cure the same symptoms in sick people when administered in a highly...

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Wat is lithium?

Lithium is a chemical element used as a drug in the treatment of mood disorders, particularly bipolar disorder. It is a salt compound prescribed in medicinal form as lithium carbonate or lithium citrate. Lithium is considered a mood stabilizer, meaning it helps manage extreme mood swings typical of bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder is a mental ill...

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Wat is pulsatilla 6x?

Pulsatilla 6x refers to a homeopathic medicine prepared from the Pulsatilla pratensis, a plant known as wild marjoram or wild man's herb. As mentioned earlier, homeopathy is an alternative medicine based on the principle of "similarity" - the idea that a substance that can cause certain symptoms in healthy people can cure the same sym...

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Wat is serms?

Selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) are a class of drugs that affect estrogen receptors in the body. They are used for a variety of medical purposes, including the treatment of breast cancer, osteoporosis, and fertility problems. SERMs have the unique property of selectively acting on different types of estrogen receptors in different ti...

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Wat is Shiatsu?

Shiatsu is a traditional Japanese form of manual therapy that is similar to acupressure and is often considered a form of massage. The word "shiatsu" literally means "finger pressure" in Japanese, and the therapy involves using thumb, finger, and hand pressure on specific points on the body to promote health and wellness. The fu...

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Wat is the entry white van a. bird?

Viscum album, also known as mistletoe or mistletoe, is a plant species belonging to the Viscaceae family. This plant is known for its use in traditional medicine and alternative medicine, especially when it comes to treating cancer. A. Vogel is a brand that produces natural health products, including herbal preparations and supplements. Viscum albu...

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Wat is the reconnection?

"The Reconnection" (Dutch: "De Reconnectie") is a form of energetic healing and personal growth developed by Dr. Eric Pearl. It is a holistic approach aimed at restoring a deeper connection to the universe and accelerating spiritual growth. Dr. Eric Pearl, a Los Angeles chiropractor, claims he spontaneously developed the ability...

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Wat is Topamax?

Topamax is the brand name for the drug topiramate, which belongs to the class of antiepileptic drugs (anticonvulsants). It is prescribed for a variety of medical conditions and is mainly used to treat epilepsy, but it can also be prescribed for other conditions. The main applications of Topamax are: Epilepsy treatment: Topamax is used as an add-on ...

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Wat is touch for health?

Touch for Health is a form of kinesiology developed by Dr. John F. Thie in the 1970s. It is a holistic health technique that combines elements of applied kinesiology and traditional Chinese medicine to promote health and improve well-being. The basic principle of Touch for Health is that the body has a self-regulatory system capable of maintaining ...

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Wat is Vitamine A (retinol)?

Vitamin A, also known as retinol, is a fat-soluble vitamin that plays an essential role in numerous functions of the human body. It is one of four fat-soluble vitamins, alongside vitamin D, vitamin E and vitamin K. Vitamin A is vital for healthy growth, development and the proper functioning of various body processes. Main Functions of Vitamin A: E...

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What are A.Vogel Echinaforce Tablets?

A.Vogel Echinaforce Tablets are a dietary supplement made from the fresh extracts of the Echinacea purpurea plant, also known as the purple coneflower. Echinacea is an herb that has long been used in traditional herbal medicine for its potential immunostimulating properties. The Echinaforce Tablets are produced by Biohorma BV, a company that market...

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What are abacavir / lamivudine / zidovudine tablets?

Abacavir/Lamivudine/Zidovudine tablets are a combination medicine used in the treatment of HIV infection. It contains three active ingredients: abacavir, lamivudine and zidovudine. Abacavir: Abacavir belongs to the class of drugs known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). It works by inhibiting an enzyme that the HIV virus needs ...

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What are Abacavir / Lamivudine Tablets?

Abacavir/Lamivudine tablets are a combination medicine used in the treatment of HIV infection. It contains two active ingredients: abacavir and lamivudine. Abacavir: Abacavir belongs to the class of drugs known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). It works by inhibiting an enzyme that the HIV virus needs to multiply. This slows d...

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What are Abarelix Injections?

Abarelix is a medicine used in the treatment of advanced prostate cancer. It is a hormone therapy that works by reducing testosterone production in men. Prostate cancer often depends on testosterone for growth, and abarelix inhibits the action of the hormone gonadorelin, which stimulates the testicles to produce testosterone. This lowers the produc...

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What are Abciximab Injections?

Abciximab is a medicine used in the treatment of certain heart conditions, such as acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and during percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI), also known as angioplasty. It is an antithrombotic drug belonging to the class of drugs known as glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor antagonists. It works by binding to the glycoprotein II...

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What are antihistamines (antipruritic)?

Antihistamines are drugs used to treat allergic reactions and symptoms, including itching. Allergic reactions are often triggered by the release of histamine, a substance released when the immune system reacts to allergens such as pollen, dust mites, insect bites, food allergens, and more. Histamine can cause symptoms such as itching, redness, swe...

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What Are Asparagus?

Asparagus are edible vegetables belonging to the lily family. They are prized for their unique taste, texture and nutritional value. Asparagus has been cultivated and consumed for thousands of years and comes in a variety of varieties and colors, but the most common are white and green asparagus. White Asparagus: These asparagus are grown undergrou...

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What Are Beetroots?

Red beets (or beets in general) are a nutritious vegetable that offers several health benefits. They are low in calories and low in fat, but rich in nutrients, fiber and antioxidants. Here are some health benefits of red beets: Nutrients: Beets are a good source of essential nutrients such as vitamin C, folic acid (vitamin B9), potassium and iron. ...

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What are Bisphosphonates?

Bisphosphonates are a class of drugs commonly prescribed to treat conditions related to bone loss, such as osteoporosis and certain cancers that cause bone metastases. These drugs work by slowing down bone breakdown and preserving bone density. Bisphosphonates exert their effect by binding to the surface of bone tissue and inhibiting the activity o...

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What are blackberries?

Blackberries are a type of fruit that belongs to the bramble family (Rosaceae) and the genus Rubus. They are closely related to raspberries and strawberries. Blackberries are usually dark purple to black in color and have a characteristic sweet taste, although some varieties can be more acidic. The plant that blackberries grow on is known as the br...

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What are blood sugar lowering tablets?

Blood sugar lowering tablets are medicines used to lower blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. These tablets are mainly used in people with type 2 diabetes, a form of diabetes in which the body does not produce enough insulin or does not respond effectively to insulin. There are several classes of blood sugar lowering tablets, each with a dif...

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What Are Calcium Rich Foods?

Calcium is an essential mineral vital for bone and teeth health, as well as several other bodily functions. In the medical context, the consumption of calcium-rich foods is highly recommended to promote bone health and reduce the risk of osteoporosis. Here are the main aspects of calcium-rich foods: Sources of Calcium Rich Foods: There are several ...

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What are dairy products?

Dairy products are foods derived from milk and are considered an important source of nutrients. They provide a variety of health benefits and play a role in supporting growth, maintaining bone health and providing essential nutrients. Here are the main aspects of dairy products: Varieties of Dairy Products: Several varieties of dairy products are a...

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What are eating and swallowing instructions?

Eating and swallowing instructions are guidelines and advice regarding eating and swallowing food or medicines, especially for people with certain medical conditions or swallowing problems. These instructions are often given to ensure the safety and effectiveness of eating and swallowing and to prevent problems. For people with certain medical cond...

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What are Extra Minerals?

"Extra minerals" refers to supplemental intake of minerals necessary for good health and normal bodily functions. Minerals are essential nutrients that the body needs, but cannot produce itself. They must be obtained through diet or dietary supplements. Some important minerals the body needs include: Calcium: Important for strong bones an...

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What are Flavonoids?

Flavonoids are a large group of bioactive plant compounds belonging to the polyphenol family. They are common in fruits, vegetables, herbs, nuts, seeds, tea, wine and other plant foods. Flavonoids play an important role in the plant world, where they serve as pigments responsible for the color of flowers, fruits and leaves. In addition, they act as...

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What are Goji Berries?

Goji berries are small, red berries that occur naturally in China, Tibet and Mongolia. They are known for their high nutritional value and have been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine. Goji berries are a good source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. They contain, among other things, vitamin C, iron, zinc and lycopene. Antioxid...

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What Are Grapes?

Grapes are juicy, round or oval fruits that grow in bunches on the vine. They are among the oldest cultivated fruits and have been an important part of the human diet for thousands of years. Grapes are not only eaten fresh as a snack, but are also used to make wine, raisins, juice and various other food products. Grapes come from the Vitis vinifera...

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What Are Hard Lenses?

Rigid lenses, also known as rigid lenses or gas permeable lenses, are contact lenses made of tough, durable materials that allow oxygen to pass through to the cornea of the eye. Unlike soft contact lenses, hard lenses retain their shape on the eye and absorb less moisture. This makes them different in wearing comfort and properties than soft lenses...

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What Are Heart Enhancing Drugs?

"Heart stimulant drugs" is not a general medical term and is not generally used to refer to a specific class of drugs. However, it can refer to medications used to support, strengthen, or protect the heart in various heart-related conditions. Some medications commonly used to support or strengthen the heart include: ACE inhibitors (Angiot...

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What are Iron Tablets?

Iron tablets are medications used to supplement iron deficiencies in the body. Iron is an essential mineral needed for the production of hemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen from the lungs to other parts of the body. A deficiency in iron can lead to anemia, in which there are not enough red blood cells or hemoglobin to suppl...

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What are lime tablets?

Calcium tablets, also known as calcium supplements, are dietary supplements taken to increase calcium intake. Calcium is an essential mineral needed for bone and tooth health, muscle contraction, nerve function and other bodily processes. Here are some aspects of lime tablets: Purpose of Calcium Tablets: Calcium tablets are often taken to ensure an...

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What are medicines for osteoporosis?

A medication used to treat thinning bones (osteoporosis) is called a "bisphosphonate." Bisphosphonates are a class of medications that slow bone breakdown and help maintain bone density, reducing the risk of bone fractures in people with osteoporosis. Some commonly used bisphosphonates include: Alendronate (brand name: Fosamax) Risedronat...

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What Are Medicines?

Medications, also known as drugs or medicaments, are chemical substances or biological compounds used to treat, prevent, or relieve a disease, condition, or symptom. They are ingested, injected, applied to the skin or administered in other ways to achieve their therapeutic effect. Medications work in the body in different ways depending on their pu...

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What are painkillers (anti-inflammatory)?

Painkillers with anti-inflammatory properties are drugs that both relieve pain and reduce inflammation. These medications are often referred to as "nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs" (NSAIDs). They are used to treat pain, inflammation and fever that can occur with various conditions such as joint pain, muscle pain, headache, menstrual ...

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What Are Painkillers?

Painkillers are medications used to relieve pain. They are also called analgesics. Pain relievers work by blocking pain receptors in the nervous system or by affecting the way the nervous system perceives pain. They can help reduce pain, inflammation and fever. There are several types of pain relievers available, including: Non-steroidal anti-infla...

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What are Polyphenols?

Polyphenols are a group of natural plant compounds known for their powerful antioxidant properties and beneficial health effects. Blueberries are among the foods rich in polyphenols and they are often praised for their many health benefits. In this article, we'll take a closer look at polyphenols, their role as antioxidants, and the impact of b...

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What are prism glasses?

Prism glasses are a special kind of glasses designed to correct vision problems, especially binocular vision. Binocular vision refers to the ability of both eyes to work together to form a single, clear image. When there is an imbalance in the cooperation between the eyes, prism glasses can be prescribed to correct this. Prism glasses have lenses w...

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What are Raspberries?

Raspberries are delicious, small fruits that belong to the rose family (Rosaceae). They grow on shrubs of the same name, the raspberry bushes, which are native to parts of Europe and northern Asia. Today, raspberries are grown in many parts of the world and are a popular fruit in numerous dishes and foods. Characteristics of raspberries: Appearance...

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What are sedative tablets?

Sedative tablets are medicines used to reduce anxiety, tension, stress and nervousness. They usually belong to the class of drugs known as benzodiazepines or other sedatives. These drugs have a calming and relaxing effect on the central nervous system, resulting in a reduction of anxiety and a feeling of calmness. Benzodiazepines are the most commo...

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What are sedative tablets?

Sedative tablets are medicines used to reduce anxiety, tension, stress and nervousness. They usually belong to the class of drugs known as benzodiazepines or other sedatives. These drugs have a calming and relaxing effect on the central nervous system, resulting in a reduction of anxiety and a feeling of calmness. Benzodiazepines are the most commo...

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What are Soft Lenses?

Soft lenses are contact lenses made of a more flexible and softer material than hard lenses. They are placed directly on the eye to provide vision correction or to be worn for cosmetic reasons. Soft lenses are popular because of their comfort and faster adaptation period compared to hard lenses. Some features of soft lenses are: Material: Soft lens...

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What Are Stretches?

Stretches, also known as stretches, are specific movements and positions performed to stretch the muscles, tendons, and joints. The purpose of stretching exercises is to increase flexibility, improve range of motion and reduce tension in the muscles. Stretches can be performed as part of a warm-up for physical activity, to relax muscles after exerc...

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What are Supplemental Vitamins?

Supplemental vitamins, also known as dietary supplements, are products intended to provide additional amounts of certain vitamins and minerals to a person's diet. They are available in various forms such as pills, capsules, tablets, powders or liquids and can be taken to ensure that the body is getting enough essential nutrients. Most people ca...

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What are Tendon Strengthening Exercises?

Tendon strengthening exercises are specific exercises aimed at strengthening and improving tendons in the body. Tendons are the fibrous structures that connect muscles to bones and help transmit the forces generated during movement. Performing tendon-strengthening exercises regularly can help tendons become stronger and more resilient, which can he...

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What are used tissues?

The use of tissues refers to the use of disposable wipes made of soft, absorbent paper for various purposes. Tissues are often used for personal hygiene, cleaning and wiping off moisture or dirt. They are convenient, hygienic and easy to dispose of after use, making them a popular choice in many situations. Some common uses of tissues include: Pers...

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What are water tablets?

"Water tablets" is an informal term used to refer to diuretics, a class of drugs prescribed to remove excess fluid from the body. The medical term for these drugs is "diuretics." Diuretics increase urine output and may be helpful in treating a variety of conditions, including high blood pressure (hypertension), edema (fluid rete...

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What can you do with argan oil rubbing?

Argan oil, which comes from the nuts of the argan tree (Argania spinosa), is a versatile oil that has many uses for skin, hair and nails. It is known for its nourishing and moisturizing properties and is often used as a natural care product. Here are some common uses of argan oil rubbing: Skin care: Argan oil is often used as a moisturizer for the ...

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What does a Dietician do?

A dietitian, also known as a nutritionist or registered dietitian, is a medical professional who specializes in nutrition and diet management. Their job is to advise people on healthy foods, nutritional needs and dietary choices to improve their health and treat or prevent specific health problems. A dietitian's duties and responsibilities can ...

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What does accepting a condition mean?

Accepting a condition means that a person is aware of his or her medical condition and associated symptoms, and that he or she is emotionally and mentally prepared to deal with the reality of the condition. It means that a person does not deny the condition, but instead acknowledges that it is part of his or her life. Acceptance of a condition can ...

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What does avoiding latex materials mean?

Avoidance of latex materials refers to the conscious avoidance of products made from or in contact with natural rubber latex. Latex is a natural rubber obtained from the latex milk of the rubber tree. It is widely used in various products due to its elastic properties. However, some people may be allergic to latex, which can lead to allergic reacti...

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What does drinking little alcohol mean?

"Drinking little alcohol" means that someone consumes only a limited amount of alcoholic beverages. The exact amount may vary depending on several factors, including the person's health condition, their tolerance for alcohol, the advice of health professionals and the legal regulations in their country. In general, "drinking litt...

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What does eating enough vegetables mean?

Eating enough vegetables is an important part of a healthy and balanced diet. The exact amount of vegetables you should be eating can vary based on factors such as age, gender, physical activity, individual nutritional needs and health goals. However, it is generally recommended to consume a certain amount of vegetables daily. Guidelines from many ...

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What does eating quietly mean?

"Eating slowly" refers to eating food mindfully and slowly, chewing each bite thoroughly and being aware of every taste, texture, and sensation as you eat. Instead of eating in a hurry and taking large bites quickly, take the time to savor and fully experience each meal. Eating calmly has several health and wellness benefits: Better Diges...

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What does it mean if no treatment is possible?

If no treatment is possible, it means that there is currently no medical intervention or therapy available to cure, improve, or manage a specific disease, condition, or situation. It may mean that there is no known treatment that can address the underlying cause of the problem or that there is no effective way to relieve or manage the symptoms. Thi...

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What does keeping the problem area clean mean?

Keeping the "problem area clean" refers to regularly cleaning and hygienically maintaining a specific area that is causing problems, such as a wound, inflammation, rash, or other medical condition. Keeping the problem area clean is very important to prevent infections, promote the healing process and avoid further complications. It usuall...

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What does less computer work mean?

"Less computer work" refers to reducing the time you spend working on a computer or other digital devices. This can be done for a variety of reasons, usually with the aim of reducing the negative effects of prolonged and overuse of computers. Here are some reasons why people are choosing to do less computer work: Eye strain: Staring at a ...

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What does no aspartane mean?

Aspartame is an artificial sweetener used as a low-calorie sweetener in many diet and sugar-free foods and drinks. It is commonly found in products such as diet soda, sugar-free gum, diet yogurt, and other foods formulated to contain less sugar. Although aspartame is considered safe for consumption by regulatory authorities within acceptable daily ...

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What does No dairy products mean?

"No dairy products" means that no foods or drinks containing milk or milk derivatives are consumed. This means that all products that come from animal milk, such as cow's milk, goat's milk, sheep's milk, etc., are avoided. It also includes foods that contain milk as an ingredient, such as cheese, butter, yogurt, ice cream, cre...

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What does No treatment necessary mean?

"No treatment necessary" means that no medical or therapeutic intervention is currently required for a particular condition, symptom, or situation. It suggests that the condition or problem may improve on its own or that the symptoms are mild enough to be managed without specific medical treatment. This can apply to a variety of situation...

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What does not use nitrate mean?

"Nitrate" refers to salts and esters of nitric acid. They are sometimes used as preservatives and coloring agents in foods, particularly processed meats such as ham, bacon, sausages and hot dogs. Nitrates can help preserve the color and shelf life of meat products by inhibiting the growth of bacteria and microorganisms. While nitrates are...

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What does not use sulphite mean?

"Sulfite" is a collective term for chemical compounds containing sulfur. They are often used as preservatives in food and beverages to extend shelf life and prevent discoloration. Sulfites can occur naturally in some foods, but are also commonly added to processed foods, such as dried fruit, wine, beer, fruit juices, and canned foods. How...

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What does raising ambient temperature mean?

Raising the ambient temperature means raising the temperature in a particular room, environment or location. This can be done to create a comfortable and warmer environment, especially during cold seasons or in cooler climates. There are several ways to increase the ambient temperature: Heating systems: The use of heating systems, such as central h...

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What does raising the head of the bed mean?

Raising the head of a bed refers to raising the top part of the mattress and bed frame so that the head end is higher than the foot end. This can be done for different reasons and for different purposes: Medical Reasons: Doctors may recommend raising the head of the bed for certain medical conditions. For example, people with gastroesophageal reflu...

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What does removing a tumor mean?

Tumor removal refers to a surgical procedure in which an abnormal mass or swelling of tissue known as a tumor is removed from the body. Tumors can be benign or malignant. A benign tumor usually grows slowly, does not spread to other parts of the body, and usually does not cause serious health problems. A malignant tumor, on the other hand, can grow...

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What does taking rest mean?

"Take a rest" means that you consciously take time to relax, recover and recharge your energy. It involves temporarily stopping your daily activities, work or efforts to allow yourself to recover physically and mentally from stress, fatigue or overload. Taking a rest can take different forms depending on your needs and preferences. It may...

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What does talking about fears mean?

Talking about fears refers to discussing your feelings of fear, worry, or anxiety with someone else, such as a friend, family member, partner, colleague, or a professional counselor, such as a psychologist or therapist. Sharing your fears and emotions with others can have several benefits: Emotional support: Talking about your fears can help you ge...

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What does waiting a few months mean?

Waiting several months means that you have to wait a certain period of several months before taking any action or making a decision. It involves being patient and not taking immediate action, but instead taking the time to observe, evaluate, or allow the situation to develop before taking any further steps. Waiting a few months can have various rea...

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What does waiting a few years mean?

Waiting several years means passing a period of several years without immediately taking an action or making a decision regarding a specific situation. Instead, it is chosen to wait for a certain period of time and observe the situation before taking further steps. Waiting a few years can happen for several reasons: Medical monitoring: In some medi...

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What does wearing loose clothing mean?

Wearing loose clothing means wearing garments that are not tight around the body and that are looser. It includes garments such as wide shirts, dresses, pants or skirts that provide more room and do not constrict around the body. There are several reasons why people choose to wear loose clothing: Comfort: Loose clothing offers more freedom of movem...

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What is 1-3 months?

"1-3 months" refers to a period of one to three months. It means that something can occur or will occur within this time period. For example, if someone says "Delivery is expected in 1-3 months," it means that the delivery should arrive somewhere between one and three months after the time of speaking. As with the earlier exampl...

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What is 1-4 days?

"1-4 days" refers to a period of one to four days. It means that something can occur or will occur within this time period. For example, if someone says "Delivery is expected in 1-4 days," it means that the delivery should arrive somewhere between one and four days from the time of speaking. It is a non-specific indication of ti...

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What is 3-6 months?

"3-6 months" refers to a period of three to six months. It means that something can occur or will occur within this time period. For example, if someone says, "Estimated delivery time is 3-6 months," it means delivery should be somewhere between three and six months from the time of speaking. As with the earlier examples, "...

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What is 4-7 days?

"4-7 days" refers to a period of four to seven days. It means that something can occur or will occur within this time period. For example, if it says "Delivery time is 4-7 days," it means that the expected delivery time is anywhere from four to seven days from the time of the notification. As with "1-4 days", "4-7...

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What is a barberry?

The barberry, also known by the scientific name Berberis , is a genus of shrubs and small trees found worldwide. This plant family is known for its attractive, thorny branches and brightly colored, oval leaves. Barberries are notable for their tart, bright red or yellow berries, which are used in traditional medicine as well as in cooking. Botanica...

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What is a bath?

In the most general sense, "bath" refers to a bathtub or large container filled with water that people can bathe in to wash themselves, relax, or enjoy warm water. Bathing is a common hygienic practice in which a person immerses themselves in water to cleanse and often relax the body. A bath can be taken in a special bathtub in a bathroom...

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What is a beta blocker?

A beta-blocker is a type of medication that belongs to the class of beta-adrenergic blockers, also known as beta-adrenergic antagonists. These medications are often prescribed to block the effects of adrenaline and norepinephrine, both hormones and neurotransmitters, on the heart and blood vessels. Beta-blockers are mainly used to treat a variety o...

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What is a Biopsy?

A biopsy is a medical procedure in which tissue or cells are removed from the body for examination. This is done to find out the cause or nature of a disease or condition. The tissue samples are then analyzed under the microscope by a pathologist to determine if there are any abnormalities and what the diagnosis is. Biopsies can be performed on dif...

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What is a Black Cohosh?

Black cohosh, also known as Cimicifuga racemosa or Black cohosh in English, is a medicinal plant that has been used for centuries in traditional medicine, particularly by indigenous North American peoples. It is native to North America and grows in parts of the United States and Canada. Black cohosh is best known for its use as a natural remedy to ...

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What is a Blood Test?

A blood test, also known as a blood test, is a medical procedure in which a sample of a person's blood is taken and analyzed in a laboratory. Blood tests are a valuable diagnostic tool and can provide a great deal of information about a person's health status. During a blood test, blood is usually drawn from a vein in the arm using a needle...

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What is a Bowel Cancer Forum?

A bowel cancer forum is an online platform where people who have (had) to deal with bowel cancer can meet, share experiences, exchange information and offer support. Often hosted on websites or social media platforms, these forums allow patients, survivors, family members and caregivers to connect and communicate about their experiences with colon ...

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What is a breast reduction?

A breast reduction, also known as breast reduction, is a surgical procedure in which the volume and weight of the breasts are reduced. This procedure is often performed to relieve physical discomfort and psychological stress caused by large, heavy breasts. Here's an overview of the process, potential benefits, risks, and recovery after breast r...

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What is a bronchodilator?

A bronchodilator, also called a bronchodilator, is a type of medication used to widen the airways. The purpose of a bronchodilator is to relax the muscles around the airways, which widens the airways and makes it easier to breathe. These medications are commonly used in the treatment of respiratory conditions such as asthma, chronic obstructive pul...

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What is a Cardiologist?

A cardiologist is a medical specialist who specializes in diagnosing and treating conditions and diseases related to the heart and vascular system. The heart is an essential organ responsible for pumping blood throughout the body, and the cardiovascular system includes the blood vessels that transport blood. The cardiologist plays a vital role in m...

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What is a cholesterol-lowering diet?

A cholesterol-lowering diet is a dietary pattern designed to lower the levels of cholesterol in the blood, specifically the "bad" LDL cholesterol. Too much LDL cholesterol in the blood can build up in the arteries and lead to atherosclerosis, a condition in which the arteries narrow and become clogged, increasing the risk of heart disease...

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What is a company doctor?

An occupational physician is a medical professional who specializes in workplace health and safety. The role of an occupational physician is to promote and protect the health and well-being of employees while ensuring compliance with labor laws and standards. The duties and responsibilities of an occupational physician can vary, but they often incl...

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What is a Corticosteroid?

A corticosteroid, also known as a corticosteroid, is a type of substance that belongs to the group of steroid hormones. These hormones are naturally produced in the human body by the adrenal glands, which are located on top of the kidneys. They are involved in several physiological processes, including regulating inflammation, metabolism, immune sy...

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What is a CT Scan?

A CT scan, or computed tomography in full, is a medical imaging technique that produces detailed cross-sectional pictures of the body. It uses a combination of X-rays and computers to create detailed images of organs, bones, tissues and other structures within the body. CT scans are commonly used to diagnose, monitor, and follow up on various medic...

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What is a CT-guided thermal ablation?

CT-guided thermal ablation is a medical procedure that uses image guidance, usually using computed tomography (CT), to apply precise and controlled heat to a specific area of the body, often to treat tumors. During this procedure, a needle or probe is inserted into the target area under CT guidance. Once positioned, heat is applied to destroy the t...

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What is a curettage?

Curettage is a medical procedure in which tissue is removed from the uterus or other body part using an instrument called a curette. This procedure is often performed to take tissue samples for testing (biopsy) or to remove abnormal tissues, tumors, polyps, or other unwanted growths. In gynaecology, curettage is often used to remove tissue from the...

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What is a decoction of ginger?

An infusion of ginger, also known as ginger tea, is a hot drink made from fresh ginger root that has been steeped in hot water. It is often used as a healthy and tasty drink due to the many health benefits attributed to ginger. To make a ginger infusion, follow these simple steps: Peel and cut fresh ginger root into thin slices or small pieces. Bri...

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What is a Dentist?

A dentist, also known as a dentist or dentist, is a medical professional who specializes in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of conditions and problems related to the mouth, teeth, gums, and related structures. Important responsibilities and duties of a dentist include: Oral Exam: The dentist performs regular oral examinations to assess the...

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What is a Dermatologist?

A dermatologist is a medical specialist engaged in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders of the skin, hair, nails and adjacent mucous membranes. Dermatology is a medical field that focuses on a wide variety of skin conditions ranging from simple rashes to serious skin diseases and skin cancer. The duties of a dermatologist include: D...

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What is a Diet?

A diet refers to the foods that a person eats and drinks on a regular basis. It is an important part of daily dietary habits and includes all the nutrients a person consumes to meet his or her nutritional needs. A diet can vary from person to person based on individual needs, preferences, cultural background, health condition and lifestyle. The wor...

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What is a Diode Laser?

A diode laser is a type of laser that uses a diode as an active medium to produce light. A diode is a semiconductor device that converts current into light. Diode lasers are widely used in various applications due to their compact size, efficiency and versatility. The operation of a diode laser is based on the principle of induced emission of radia...

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What is a facialist?

A "physicist" is someone who deals with facial science, also known as physiognomy. Facial science is the study of attempting to infer character traits, personality traits, or even future events from the physical features of a person's face. This practice has a very long history and has its origins in various cultures. It is important ...

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What is a Flu Check self-test?

A Flu Check self-test is a diagnostic test designed to help determine whether someone may have the flu (influenza). It is a quick and easy test that can usually be performed at home without the intervention of a medical professional. The Flu Check self-test uses a sample, usually from the nose or throat, to look for the presence of the influenza vi...

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What is a General Practitioner?

A general practitioner is a medical professional who provides primary care to patients within the community. They are usually the first medical contact for people with health problems, symptoms or questions about their health. Also known as general practitioners, generalists, or family medicine practitioners, they specialize in a wide variety of me...

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What is a Glandular fever forum?

A "Pfeiffer's disease forum" usually refers to an online platform where people suffering from mononucleosis, also known as infectious mononucleosis, can meet, share experiences, exchange information and support each other. These forums are virtual communities where people with the same health condition come together to help each other...

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What is a Gluten Free Diet?

A gluten-free diet is a diet completely free of gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, rye and their derivatives. The diet is designed to help people with celiac disease or gluten intolerance, as these conditions lead to a negative immune system response to gluten. Gluten is responsible for giving dough elasticity and helping bread and other bak...

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What is a Histamine Restricted Diet?

A histamine-restricted diet is a dietary pattern designed to reduce the intake of foods high in histamine. Histamine is a chemical naturally produced in the body that is involved in several physiological processes, including the immune system, digestion and regulating stomach acid. It also plays a role in allergic reactions. However, some people ma...

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What is a homeopathic medicine?

A homeopathic medicine is a type of alternative medicine based on the principles of homeopathy, a medicine developed by the German physician Samuel Hahnemann in the late 18th century. Homeopathy is based on the concept of "similarity" (similia similibus curentur), which means that a substance that causes certain symptoms in healthy people...

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What is a Hysterectomy?

Hysterectomy is a surgical procedure in which the entire uterus is removed. It is a common gynecological surgery performed for various medical reasons, such as: Severe uterine bleeding that cannot be controlled by other means. Fibroids (myomas) in the uterus that cause symptoms such as severe menstrual pain or an enlarged uterus. Endometriosis, in ...

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What is a lactose-free diet?

A lactose-free diet is a dietary pattern in which foods containing lactose are avoided or limited. Lactose is a sugar that occurs naturally in milk and dairy products. It is broken down in the body by the enzyme lactase, which is present in the small intestine. People with lactose intolerance have a deficiency of the enzyme lactase, which prevents ...

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What is a Laparoscopy (keyhole surgery)?

Laparoscopy, also known as exploratory surgery, is a surgical procedure in which a doctor looks inside a patient's body using a laparoscope. A laparoscope is a thin, flexible tube with a small video camera on the end that allows the doctor to view internal organs and structures on a monitor. During a laparoscopy, the surgeon usually makes sever...

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What is a larynx removal?

Larynx removal, also known as laryngectomy, is a surgical procedure that removes the larynx. The larynx is the organ in the throat that contains the vocal cords and trachea and plays a critical role in speech and breathing. A laryngectomy is usually performed in people with advanced throat cancer, laryngeal cancer, or other serious diseases of the ...

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What is a lifestyle adjustment?

Lifestyle modification refers to making conscious changes in the way one lives and conducts their daily activities. It includes adopting healthier habits and practices to improve overall well-being and health. Some examples of lifestyle adjustments are: Healthy eating: Improving the diet by eating nutritious foods, such as vegetables, fruits, whole...

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What is a massage?

A massage is a therapeutic treatment in which pressure is applied to the soft tissues of the body, such as muscles, skin and connective tissue. The purpose of a massage is to promote physical relaxation, stress relief and healing. Massages can also be used to reduce pain, improve circulation, increase flexibility and promote general well-being. The...

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What is a medical laser treatment?

A medical laser treatment is a medical procedure that uses a laser to treat specific tissues in the body. Lasers (Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation) are devices that emit concentrated beams of light, allowing them to accurately target and treat different tissues without damaging surrounding tissues. Medical laser treatments ar...

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What is a medicine for stomach bleeding?

Treating stomach bleeding usually requires emergency medical care, as it can be a serious and potentially life-threatening situation. When treating stomach bleeding, doctors may use different approaches depending on the cause and severity of the bleeding. A commonly used drug in the treatment of stomach bleeding is a so-called proton pump inhibitor...

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What is a Mulberry?

A mulberry is a fruit that comes from the mulberry tree, a plant in the Moraceae family. There are several types of mulberry trees, but the two most common are the white mulberry (Morus alba) and the black mulberry (Morus nigra). White mulberries produce fruits that are white to light pink in color when ripe, while black mulberries produce fruits t...

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What is a Neurologist?

A neurologist is a medical specialist who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of disorders and diseases that affect the nervous system. The nervous system includes the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles, and it plays an essential role in coordinating and regulating the functions of the human body. The duties of a neurologis...

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What is a Nickel Allergy Forum?

A Nickel Allergy Forum is an online community or platform where nickel allergic people come together to share information, experiences, tips and support. The forum provides a safe and open environment where people with a nickel allergy can talk about their symptoms, diagnosis, treatments and how they cope with the allergy in everyday life. On a Nic...

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What is a nurse?

The Nutri-Score is a food choice logo designed to help consumers make healthier food choices. The logo is intended to provide information about the nutritional value of a product at a glance, so that consumers can make more conscious choices when shopping. It is designed as a simple and understandable way of assessing how nutritious a product is. T...

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What is a pancreas removal?

Pancreas removal, also known as a pancreatectomy, is a surgical procedure in which part or all of the organ, the pancreas, is removed. The pancreas is an important organ involved in digestion and the production of insulin, a hormone that regulates blood sugar levels. A pancreatectomy can be performed for several reasons: Pancreatic cancer: In cases...

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What is a Pfeiffer home test?

A home fever test, also known as a mononucleosis test or Epstein-Barr virus test, is a diagnostic test used to detect the presence of the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) in the body. The Epstein-Barr virus is the virus that causes mononucleosis, also known as infectious mononucleosis. The home test is designed to allow people to take a sample themselves a...

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What is a plaster cast (gypsum)?

Casting, also known as casting, is a common medical technique used to immobilize and stabilize broken or damaged bones. This process involves applying a cast or plaster cast around a limb to limit movement and aid the healing process. Here is an overview of the procedures, purposes, and care related to plaster casts: 1. Plaster Cast Procedures: App...

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What is a Psychiatrist?

A psychiatrist is a medical specialist in psychiatry, a branch of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders and mental illness. Psychiatrists are trained to understand and treat both the physical and psychological aspects of mental health problems. The main difference between a psychiatrist and other ment...

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What is a Psychologist?

A psychologist is a healthcare professional engaged in the study of human behavior, cognition, and emotions. They are trained in psychology, a scientific discipline that focuses on understanding how people think, feel and act. Psychologists use this knowledge to help individuals understand themselves and others, and to treat psychological problems ...

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What is a Restoration Surgery?

Reversal surgery refers to a surgical procedure performed to correct, modify or improve a previously performed surgery. It may be necessary if complications have arisen after the initial surgery, if incomplete results have been obtained, or if new problems associated with the previous procedure have arisen. There are several reasons why repair surg...

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What is a Rheumatologist?

A rheumatologist is a doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the body's musculoskeletal system and connective tissues. These conditions are often referred to as rheumatic diseases and include a wide variety of diseases that can affect joints, muscles, tendons, bones and other parts of the musculoskeletal...

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What is a sitz bath?

A sitz bath, also known as a sitz bath or sitz bathtub, is a special type of bathtub designed to soak only the lower body in water. Unlike a regular bathtub in which your whole body is submerged, a sitz bath only offers space to lower the hips, buttocks and sometimes the legs into water while you are sitting. Sitz baths can serve several purposes, ...

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What is a skin cancer forum?

A skin cancer forum is an online community where people who have been affected by or have an interest in skin cancer come together to exchange information, share experiences, offer support and ask questions about skin cancer and related topics. These forums provide a platform for patients, survivors, caregivers and other stakeholders to connect and...

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What is a stent placement?

Stent placement is a medical procedure in which a stent is placed in a blood vessel or other hollow organ to open it, strengthen it, and improve blood flow or flow. A stent is a small tubular device usually made of metal or plastic. Stent placement is often performed in patients with narrowed or blocked arteries due to atherosclerosis, a condition ...

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What is a Sugar Free Diet?

A sugar-free diet is a diet in which foods containing added sugars are completely avoided or severely limited. This diet focuses on reducing the intake of refined sugars and other sweeteners added to many processed foods. The goal is to keep blood sugar levels stable, reduce the risk of certain health problems, and prevent excess calorie intake. Th...

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What is a suppository?

A suppository is a form of medication that is administered through the anus (rectum) to deliver a drug into the body. It is a cylindrical, often cone-shaped, medicinal seat specifically designed to be inserted into the rectum, the last part of the large intestine. Once inserted, the suppository melts or dissolves with body temperature, gradually re...

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What is a tampon?

A tampon is a menstrual product used by women to collect blood during their menstrual period. It is a small, cylindrical absorbent product usually made of cotton, rayon, or a combination of materials. Tampons are designed to be inserted into the vagina to absorb menstrual blood before it flows out of the body. Tampons are often used as a comfortabl...

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What is a Therapeutic Table (Phoenix Lounger)?

A therapeutic desk, also known as a Phoenix Lounger, is an ergonomic chair designed to help people relax and reduce stress. The chair is made of a soft, supportive material and has a number of adjustable features, such as an adjustable backrest and headrest. This makes it possible to personalize the chair to meet the individual needs of the user. T...

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What is a tinnitus mask (tinnitus masking device)?

A tinnitus mask (also called a tinnitus masking device) is an electronic device designed to produce a sound that masks or reduces the perception of tinnitus, or ringing in the ears. Tinnitus is a condition in which a person hears sounds (such as ringing, buzzing, whistling, hissing, or clicking) that others do not hear. These sounds can be constant...

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What is a TNF Blocker?

A TNF blocker is a drug designed to block the activity of tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α). TNF-α is a cytokine, a type of protein that plays an important role in immune and inflammatory responses. It is produced by the body in response to infections and inflammation, but excess production of TNF-α can lead to chronic inflammatory and autoimm...

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What is a Urologist?

A urologist is a medical specialist who diagnoses and treats conditions and diseases of the urinary system and male reproductive system. The urinary system includes organs such as the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra (urethra), while the male reproductive system includes the testes, vas deferens, prostate, and penis. Urologists treat a wide v...

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What is a Vaccination?

A vaccination is a medical procedure in which a vaccine is administered to boost a person's immune system and protect them against certain infectious diseases. Vaccines contain small amounts of weakened, killed, or parts of the pathogens, such as bacteria or viruses, that can cause the disease. When a person is vaccinated, the immune system res...

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What is a varied diet?

A varied diet refers to consuming a wide variety of foods from different food groups to ensure that your body receives a balanced and complete array of nutrients. It means not relying solely on a limited number of foods, but diversifying your diet by including a mix of foods with different flavors, textures, colors and nutrients. A varied diet has ...

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What is a wig hairpieces?

"Wig hairpieces" refers to a combination of wigs and hairpieces used to treat human hair loss or to improve the appearance of hair. A wig is a headpiece made of synthetic fibers or real human hair that is worn over the head to simulate a full hairstyle. Wigs come in a variety of styles, colors and lengths and can be used to camouflage hai...

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What is a zucchini?

The zucchini, also known as zucchini, is a versatile and nutritious vegetable that belongs to the cucumber family. This green fruit is rich in nutrients and offers numerous health benefits. In this article, we take a closer look at the zucchini, including its nutritional value, health benefits, and culinary uses. Nutritional Value of Zucchini The z...

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What is a.vogel atrosan gel ®?

A.Vogel Atrosan Gel® is a medicine that is used for the local treatment of muscle and joint pain, such as osteoarthritis or arthritis. It is a natural product developed by the Swiss brand A.Vogel, which specializes in natural health products. The main active ingredients in A.Vogel Atrosan Gel® are made from fresh Arnica montana flowers, a plant k...

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What is a.vogel atrosan tablets?

A.Vogel Atrosan tablets are a natural medicine used for the treatment of joint pain and other painful conditions, such as arthritis and osteoarthritis. The tablets were developed by A.Vogel, a Swiss brand that specializes in natural health products. The main active ingredients in A.Vogel Atrosan tablets are made from the fresh blossoms of the Arnic...

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What is a.vogel prostaforcemed ®?

A.Vogel ProstaforceMed® is a traditional herbal remedy used to treat urinary problems caused by an enlarged prostate. It contains an extract of the saw palmetto (Sabal serrulata), which is recognized for its effectiveness in reducing urinary problems in men with an enlarged prostate. ProstaforceMed® is a safe and effective remedy for the treatmen...

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What is aafact ®?

Aafact® is a brand name for a concentrate of factor VIII, a protein that is necessary for blood clotting. It is used to treat hemophilia A, an inherited blood clotting disorder. Aafact® is administered as an infusion....

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What is abacavir oral solution / tablets?

Abacavir is an antiviral drug used in the treatment of HIV infection. It is available in various dosage forms, including tablets and an oral solution. Abacavir belongs to the class of drugs known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). It works by inhibiting an enzyme that the HIV virus needs to multiply in the body. By slowing down...

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What is abdominal exercise?

A strong core is not only aesthetically pleasing, but also essential for good posture and overall stability. Abdominal exercises are a great way to strengthen your abs and improve your core strength. Here are some effective abdominal exercises you can try: 1. Crunches: Lie on your back with your knees bent and your feet flat on the floor. Place you...

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What is abelcet ®?

Abelcet® is a medicine used to treat certain serious fungal infections, such as invasive candidiasis and invasive aspergillosis, in patients with a weakened immune system. It is an antifungal medication that belongs to the class of drugs known as liposomal amphotericin B preparations. The active ingredient of Abelcet® is amphotericin B, which can...

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What is abesart ®?

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What is abilify ®?

Abilify® is the brand name of a medicine with the active ingredient aripiprazole. It belongs to the class of atypical antipsychotics and is mainly used for the treatment of various psychiatric conditions. Abilify® is prescribed for the treatment of: Schizophrenia: A psychiatric condition that affects a person's thinking, emotions, and behavio...

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What is Acidophilus?

Acidophilus is a probiotic bacteria that occurs naturally in the human digestive system, as well as some fermented foods such as yogurt and fermented milk products. It is one of many types of "good" bacteria that are beneficial to gut health. The full name of this bacteria is "Lactobacillus acidophilus". It is a so-called "...

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What is aconite d30 (homeoph.)?

Aconitum D30 (homeopathic) is a homeopathic medicine based on the herb Aconitum napellus, also known as aconite. Homeopathy is an alternative medicine that uses highly diluted natural substances to stimulate the body to heal itself. In homeopathy, the original ingredients are highly diluted and potentiated, meaning that the medicine is repeatedly d...

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What is Acupressure?

Acupressure is an alternative medicine that originates from traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). It is based on the idea that the body has energy pathways, known as meridians, through which life energy (qi) flows. According to TCM philosophy, an imbalance or blockage in the flow of qi can lead to health problems. Acupressure applies pressure to spec...

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What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine that has been practiced for thousands of years. It is a treatment method in which thin needles are inserted into specific points of the body to treat health problems, reduce pain and promote general well-being. The basic principle of acupuncture is based on the concept of life energy or "Qi" (...

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What is Adalat OROS?

Adalat OROS is a medication used to treat hypertension, also known as high blood pressure. The active ingredient in Adalat OROS is nifedipine, a drug belonging to the class of calcium channel blockers. Nifedipine works by relaxing the blood vessels and making the flow of blood easier, lowering blood pressure. It blocks the influx of calcium into th...

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What is adapted movement?

Adapted exercise refers to physical activities and exercises adapted to the individual capabilities, needs and limitations of people with different types of physical, cognitive or health challenges. The goal of Adaptive Exercise is to enable everyone, regardless of their limitations, to enjoy the benefits of exercise and improve their overall well-...

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What is adenoid removal?

Removing the tonsils refers to a medical procedure called an adenotomy. The tonsils, also known as the adenoids, are small lymph nodes located in the back of the nose above the soft palate. In some people, the tonsils can become enlarged and cause problems such as difficulty breathing, recurrent ear and sinus infections, snoring, or problems with s...

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What is affected area cooling?

Cooling an affected area refers to applying cold, usually in the form of ice or a cold compress, to an area that is injured, inflamed, or swollen. The purpose of cooling is to constrict blood vessels and reduce inflammation, which can relieve pain and swelling. This technique is also known as "cryotherapy." Cooling can be useful in a vari...

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What is Akmicare?

Akmicare is a brand of painkiller cream that is made in the Netherlands. It is a topical cream that is applied to the skin to relieve pain. Akmicare contains a number of ingredients known for their pain-relieving properties, including menthol, camphor, and lidocaine. Akmicare is used to treat a variety of pain conditions, including muscle pain, joi...

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What is allotherapie?

Allotherapy is a term used to refer to a form of medicine that uses an external substance to treat a disease or condition. This is in contrast to therapies that focus on changing the patient's behavior or thoughts, such as psychotherapy. Allotherapy can be divided into several categories depending on the type of substance used. The most common ...

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What is Alpha Lipoic Acid (dietary supplement)?

Alpha-lipoic acid, also known as alpha-lipoic acid or ALA for short, is a dietary supplement that occurs naturally in the human body. It is an antioxidant involved in various metabolic processes. While the body can produce ALA in small amounts, it can also be obtained from certain dietary sources, such as meat, organ meats (liver, kidneys), spinach...

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What is Alternative Medicine?

Alternative medicine, also known as complementary or non-conventional medicine, refers to medical treatments and approaches that fall outside mainstream Western medicine. These approaches are often used in addition to or instead of conventional medical treatments. Examples of alternative medicine include: Herbal medicine: The use of plants and herb...

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What is Ambient Temperature Lowering?

Lowering the ambient temperature means lowering the temperature in a particular room, environment or location. This can be done to create a cooler and more comfortable environment, especially during warm seasons or in warmer climates. There are several ways to lower the ambient temperature: Air conditioning: The use of air conditioning systems can ...

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What is Amputation?

Amputation is a medical procedure in which a part of the body, usually a limb, is surgically removed. While amputation is often associated with loss and challenges, it is sometimes necessary to address serious health issues and improve quality of life. Here's an overview of amputation, the procedures and the recovery process: Reasons for Amputa...

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What is an admission to a psychiatric clinic?

An inpatient psychiatric clinic is a medical facility that specializes in treating serious psychiatric conditions that require intensive care and treatment. In some cases, it may be necessary for a person to be admitted to a psychiatric clinic to ensure his or her safety and to receive appropriate treatment for serious mental health problems. Here ...

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What is an affected area soda bath?

"Soda bath" is a term sometimes used to refer to soaking an affected area or body part in a bath of baking soda (sodium bicarbonate). Baking soda, also known as baking soda, is a versatile household product used for a variety of purposes, including cleaning, cooking, and personal care. Soaking an affected area in a baking soda bath is som...

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What is an alternative?

An "alternative" refers to another option, choice, or possibility available as a substitute or variation for something else. It can be used in different contexts to indicate that there are different ways of doing, experiencing or approaching something. For example: In medicine, alternative treatment can refer to a non-traditional approach...

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What is an Anti-Inflammatory?

An anti-inflammatory, also known as an anti-inflammatory agent, is a drug or substance that can reduce or suppress inflammation in the body. Inflammation is a natural immune system response to injury, infection, or irritants. They help the body repair damaged tissue and fight harmful invaders. While inflammation is an important part of the healing ...

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What is an aura soma?

Aura-Soma is a holistic self-care system that uses colorful oils, essences and crystals to promote balance and well-being on a physical, emotional, mental and spiritual level. It was developed by Vicky Wall, a British aromatherapist and visionary, in the 1980s. The heart of Aura-Soma is the "Equilibrium Bottles", which contain a combinati...

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What is an Eczema forum?

An eczema forum is an online platform where people who suffer from eczema come together to share experiences, tips, advice and support. These forums provide a virtual community where eczema sufferers and their caregivers can meet, share their stories, and ask questions about the condition. On an eczema forum, participants can: Share their experienc...

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What is an Enbrel ® Injection?

Enbrel® is the brand name for the drug etanercept. It is a biologic drug used to treat certain autoimmune diseases, especially rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis (juvenile rheumatoid arthritis), and ankylosing spondylitis (axial spondyloarthritis). Etanercept is a so-called tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blocker....

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What is an infrared lamp?

An infrared lamp is a type of lamp that emits infrared radiation. Infrared radiation is a form of electromagnetic radiation that is not visible to the human eye because it has a longer wavelength than visible light. Infrared radiation is often used for various applications, both in the medical world and in other sectors. Infrared lamps are often us...

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What is an MRI scan?

An MRI scan, which stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging, is an advanced medical imaging technique that uses magnetic fields and radio waves to obtain detailed and accurate images of the body's internal structures. It provides doctors and specialists with a non-invasive way to image the tissues, organs and structures in the body without the use...

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What is an OriGENE treatment?

OriGENE is a back therapy developed by Dutch sports physician Frank Bertina. The therapy is based on the idea that back pain is often caused by a lack of strength and coordination in the back muscles. The OriGENE treatment helps to strengthen and coordinate these muscles, reducing or eliminating back pain. The OriGENE treatment is performed on a sp...

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What is an ultrasound in medicine?

In medicine, an ultrasound is a medical imaging technique that uses sound waves to create images of the body's internal structures. It is also known as ultrasound or sonography. In an ultrasound, a device called an ultrasound transducer sends high-frequency sound waves into the body. These sound waves are then reflected by various tissues and o...

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What is another drinking bottle?

"Other drinking bottle" seems to be a general term referring to any type of drinking bottle not specifically mentioned or discussed. There are countless types of drinking bottles on the market, each with their own design, functions and materials. Here are some examples of different types of drinking bottles: Reusable Water Bottles: These ...

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What is another teat?

A "teat" in the context of a baby bottle refers to the mouthpiece that attaches to the bottle and allows the baby to drink the milk or formula. There are several different types of teats available for baby bottles, each with their own design and flow characteristics to meet the needs of different babies. Here are some examples of other ba...

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What is antibiotics (cure)?

Antibiotic (cure) refers to a treatment that uses antibiotics to fight bacterial infections. Antibiotics are drugs that can kill specific bacteria or inhibit their growth, giving the body a chance to fight and heal the infection. A course of antibiotics involves taking a certain amount of antibiotics for a predetermined period of time, usually pres...

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What is Antibiotics?

Antibiotics are medications used to treat bacterial infections. They work by killing bacteria or inhibiting their growth, giving the body's immune system a chance to fight and eliminate the infection. Antibiotics are a powerful tool in modern medicine and have helped treat many infections that used to be life-threatening. They can be used for d...

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What is Antibody Therapy?

Antibody therapy, also known as monoclonal antibody immunotherapy, is a medical treatment that uses specific antibodies to treat disease. Antibodies are proteins produced by the body's immune system to bind to and neutralize or destroy specific antigens, such as bacteria, viruses, or other harmful substances. Antibody therapy uses synthetically...

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What is Anticholinergic Drug?

An anticholinergic drug is a type of drug that blocks or reduces the action of acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter in the nervous system. Acetylcholine plays a vital role in transmitting signals between nerve cells and activating muscles and organs, including the contraction of muscles and the functioning of glands. Anticholinergic medications can ha...

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What is Antidepressant (Desiramine)?

It seems there is some confusion in the name of the antidepressant. There is no drug called "Desiramine" known in medicine. It is possible that the name is misspelled or that it is a lesser known or regionally specific brand name. Antidepressants are drugs used to treat depressive symptoms. They can help correct the chemical imbalance in ...

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What is Antidepressant (imipramine)?

Antidepressants are drugs used to treat depression and other mood disorders. One of the antidepressants is imipramine, which belongs to the class of tricyclic antidepressants. Imipramine is also sold under the brand name Tofranil. Mechanism of action of Imipramine: Imipramine works by increasing the concentration of certain neurotransmitters in the...

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What is Antidepressant?

Antidepressants are medications used in the treatment of depression and other mood disorders. They work by changing the balance of certain chemicals in the brain, such as serotonin, norepinephrine, and dopamine. These chemicals, known as neurotransmitters, play a role in regulating emotions, mood and sleep. Antidepressants may be prescribed to redu...

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What is Antipsychotics?

Antipsychotics are a class of drugs used to treat psychotic symptoms such as hallucinations, delusions, confused thinking, and severe mood disturbances that can occur with conditions such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and certain forms of depression. These drugs are also called neuroleptics. Antipsychotics work by interfering with the balance...

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What is Apple Cider Vinegar?

Apple cider vinegar, also known as apple cider vinegar, is a versatile liquid produced by fermented apples. It has been used for centuries for its many health benefits and uses. In this article, we take a look at the potential health benefits of apple cider vinegar and how it can be used in various aspects of daily life. Health benefits of apple ci...

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What is Applied Kinesiology?

Applied kinesiology, also known as muscle testing or muscle biofeedback, is an alternative health technique developed by American chiropractor Dr. George Goodheart in the 1960s. It is based on the idea that muscle tone (tension) in certain muscles in the body can change in response to various stressors, including physical, emotional and chemical fa...

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What is Arsenic?

Arsenic refers to arsenic, a toxic chemical element that occurs naturally in the earth's crust. Arsenic and its compounds are toxic to humans and can cause serious health problems when exposed to high levels. In the past, arsenic was used as a pesticide, insecticide, wood preservative, and in some medicines. Due to arsenic's toxicity and ad...

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What is artificial adh (nasal spray)?

Artificial ADH (Antidiuretic Hormone), also known as desmopressin, is a synthetic form of the hormone vasopressin that is produced naturally in the body. Vasopressin regulates several physiological processes, including maintaining fluid balance and reducing the amount of urine produced. Artificial ADH is commonly used in medical practice to treat a...

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What is Aspirin?

Aspirin is a drug widely known for its analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory properties. The active ingredient in aspirin is acetylsalicylic acid. This drug belongs to the class of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Aspirin is commonly used for several purposes: Pain Relief: Aspirin can be used to relieve mild to moderate pain, s...

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What is Astaxanthin?

Astaxanthin is a powerful antioxidant and a natural pigment that belongs to the group of carotenoids. It is responsible for the red color of several organisms, including salmon, shrimp, lobsters and some algae species. Astaxanthin has the special ability to protect the cell membranes of organisms against oxidative stress, making it one of the most ...

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What is avoiding acidic foods?

Avoiding acidic foods means limiting or eliminating high-acid foods and drinks from your diet. Acidic foods have a low pH and can increase acidity in the stomach, which can cause discomfort or symptoms such as heartburn, reflux or dental erosion. Avoiding acidic foods can have several health benefits, especially for people prone to such problems. H...

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What is avoiding dusty areas?

"Avoid dusty areas" refers to actively avoiding environments where there are many dust particles floating in the air. Dust particles are small particles of various materials, such as dander, textile fibers, pollen, mold spores, animal hair and other small particles, that can float in the air and accumulate in indoor spaces. People may cho...

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What is Avoiding Fatigue?

Avoiding over-fatigue refers to taking measures and adopting a healthy lifestyle to avoid becoming extremely tired. Overfatigue occurs when your body and mind do not get enough rest and recovery after exertion and activities. Here are some tips to avoid fatigue: Sufficient sleep: Make sure you get enough sleep on a regular basis. Most adults need 7...

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What is avoiding spicy food?

Avoiding spicy foods means that you avoid or limit foods with spicy herbs and spices, such as hot peppers, chili powder, and other strong-flavored spices in your diet. This can be done for several reasons: Sensitivity or intolerance: Some people experience an upset stomach, heartburn, intestinal irritation, or other digestive problems after eating ...

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What is Avoiding Tropical Fruits?

The avoidance of tropical fruits refers to the conscious avoidance of fruits that come from tropical or subtropical climates. This can be done for a variety of reasons, such as food allergies, sensitivities, dietary restrictions, medical conditions, or personal preferences. Some people choose to avoid certain tropical fruits for the following reaso...

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What is Ayurveda?

Ayurveda is a traditional system of medicine that originated in India and has a history of thousands of years. The word "Ayurveda" is composed of two Sanskrit words: "Ayur," meaning "life," and "Veda," meaning "knowledge." So, Ayurveda can be translated as "the knowledge of life." It is a ...

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What is Azathioprine (imuran)?

Azathioprine, also known by the brand name Imuran, is a drug belonging to the class of immunosuppressants. It is used to suppress the immune system and is mainly prescribed for patients who have had organ transplants to prevent rejection, and for patients with certain autoimmune diseases. The mechanism of action of azathioprine is aimed at inhibiti...

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What is Baby Powder?

Baby powder is a soft, powdery product specially designed for use on baby's sensitive skin. The main purpose of baby powder is to absorb moisture and prevent irritation, especially in the nappy area. Traditionally, baby powder was made from talcum powder, a natural mineral that can absorb moisture and make the skin smooth. Today, however, some ...

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What is bach remedies?

Bach flower remedies, also known as Bach remedies, are a form of alternative medicine developed by British physician and homeopath Dr. Edward Bach in the 1930s. It is based on the idea that a person's emotional state can affect their physical health and well-being. Dr. Edward Bach believed that negative emotions and psychological states play a ...

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What is Bactroban?

Bactroban is a brand name for the drug mupirocin. It is an antibiotic used topically to treat skin infections. Mupirocin works by killing bacteria or inhibiting their growth, making it effective in treating certain bacterial infections. Bactroban is most often used to treat superficial skin infections, including: Impetigo: A contagious skin infecti...

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What is bandaging (bandage)?

Bandaging refers to applying a tight, stretchy bandage or bandage around an injured or injured body part, such as an arm, leg, ankle, or hand. The purpose of bandaging is to provide support to the affected area, reduce swelling, apply pressure to blood vessels to stop bleeding, and aid recovery. Bandages are used for a variety of purposes, includin...

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What is Bed Rest?

Bed rest refers to the advice or medical instruction to stay in bed as much as possible and to limit physical activity. It may be prescribed by medical professionals as part of treatment for various health problems or conditions. Bed rest can vary in duration and intensity depending on the severity of the condition and the specific needs of the pat...

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What is bedwetting alarm?

A bedwetting alarm, also known as a bedwetting alarm, is a tool used to help children (and sometimes adults) overcome bedwetting, also known as enuresis. Bedwetting is the involuntary urination during sleep at an age when bladder control is expected. A bedwetting alarm is designed to wake up the child as soon as they start to urinate so that they c...

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What is Benzodiazepines?

Benzodiazepines are a class of drugs used for their sedative and anxiety-reducing effects. They work by affecting the action of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), a neurotransmitter in the brain that regulates nerve cell activity. Benzodiazepines are prescribed for a variety of medical conditions, including: Anxiety disorders: They can be prescribed t...

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What is Biotene Toothpaste?

Biotene toothpaste is a toothpaste designed for people with dry mouth. Dry mouth (xerostomia) is a condition in which saliva production is reduced. Saliva is important for maintaining a healthy mouth because it helps remove bacteria, clean the teeth and keep the mouth moist. Dry mouth can be caused by a number of factors, including: old age certain...

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What is Blood Cleansing?

Blood cleansing, also known as blood cleansing or blood cleansing, refers to medical procedures or treatments used to purify or rid the blood of toxins, waste products, excess cells, or other harmful components. These procedures are designed to improve blood quality and help the body remove harmful substances that have accumulated in the blood. The...

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What is blowing the nose?

Blowing your nose is the process of blowing through your nose to clear mucus, snot, or other secretions from your nasal passages. It is a common and simple act to relieve blocked nasal passages and make breathing easier. To blow your nose, follow these steps: Grab a clean handkerchief, tissue or piece of toilet paper. Place the handkerchief or tiss...

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What is body-oriented psychotherapy?

Body-oriented psychotherapy is a form of psychotherapy that recognizes the mind-body connection and actively involves it in the therapeutic process. It focuses on understanding and exploring a person's physical sensations, body language, muscle tone, and breathing as a way to gain insight into their emotional and psychological well-being. The b...

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What is bone stimulation?

Bone stimulation is a medical approach aimed at promoting the healing and regeneration of bone tissue. These techniques are often used to speed up the natural healing process in bone fractures, joint problems and other conditions that require bone regeneration. Here is an overview of some common bone stimulation techniques and their uses: 1. Electr...

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What is Bone Transplantation?

Bone grafting is a medical procedure in which bone tissue is moved from one part of the body to another or from a donor to the recipient. This procedure is often used to replace damaged bone, repair bone defects, and promote bone growth. Here is an overview of the procedures, purposes and recovery process of bone grafting: 1. Autologous Bone Graft:...

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What is bright sun prevention?

The "preventing bright sun" refers to taking steps to protect yourself from the intense rays of the sun. Excessive exposure to the bright sun can lead to sunburn, skin damage, skin aging and an increased risk of skin cancer. Here are some ways to protect yourself from the bright sun: Use sunscreen: Apply a broad spectrum sunscreen with an...

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What is Broth?

Broth is a savory liquid obtained by boiling meat, bones, vegetables and herbs in water. It is often used as a base for soups, sauces, stews and other dishes due to its rich flavor and nutritional value. Broth has been used for centuries in various culinary traditions around the world and offers both culinary and health benefits. Ingredients and Pr...

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What is brushing teeth harder?

Brushing teeth harder refers to a brushing method in which you brush over your teeth and gums with more pressure than usual. Instead of making soft and careful movements, brushing harder means exerting more force on the toothbrush while brushing. Brushing your teeth harder can have some adverse effects on your oral health, such as: Damage to tooth ...

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What is brushing teeth?

Brushing teeth is a daily oral hygiene practice in which the teeth are cleaned using a toothbrush and toothpaste. It is an important habit to keep the mouth healthy and prevent tooth decay, gum disease and other oral problems. Brushing your teeth removes food particles, plaque and bacteria from the surface of the teeth. Plaque is a sticky layer of ...

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What is bursa removal?

Bursa removal refers to a medical procedure in which a bursa, a fluid-filled sac that sits around joints to reduce friction, is surgically removed. This procedure is also called bursa removal or bursal excision. Bursae are present in various parts of the body, especially in areas where there is a lot of movement between tendons, muscles and bones. ...

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What is bypass?

In a medical context, diversion refers to a surgical procedure in which the normal route of blood flow in the body is diverted through an artificially created pathway. This procedure is often performed when there is a narrowing or blockage in a blood vessel, interfering with normal blood flow. A common application of medical diversion is in coronar...

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What is Calcium?

Calcium is an essential mineral that plays a vital role in the human body. It is the most abundant mineral in the body and is responsible for numerous biological functions. Calcium is best known for its important role in building and maintaining healthy bones and teeth, but it also has other important functions. Main functions of calcium: Bone heal...

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What is Calendula Ointment?

Calendula ointment, also known as marigold ointment, is a natural product that has been used for centuries for its healing properties for the skin. It is made from the petals of Calendula officinalis, a plant known for its medicinal properties. In this article, we'll take a closer look at calendula ointment, its benefits for the skin, and how i...

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What is camu camu?

Camu camu, also known as Myrciaria dubia, is a fruit native to a small shrub that grows in the Amazon rainforests of South America, specifically Peru, Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela. It is one of the richest sources of vitamin C in nature, making it a valuable superfood. The fruit of camu camu is round and red to purple in color and has a sour tast...

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What is CancerSEEK?

CancerSEEK is a blood test designed to detect early signs of cancer in people who have no symptoms of the disease. It is a promising technology that aims to identify various types of cancer at an early stage, even before they are clinically visible or detectable by conventional screening methods. The CancerSEEK test is based on a combination of met...

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What is carbonated drink avoidance?

Avoiding fizzy drinks refers to the conscious avoidance of drinks that contain carbon dioxide (carbon dioxide) and are therefore fizzy. Carbonated drinks include soft drinks, carbonated water, tonic water, and some types of fruit juices that have been carbonated to be fizzy. There are several reasons why people choose to avoid carbonated drinks: He...

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What is Carnitine?

Carnitine is an amino acid-like compound that plays an important role in the metabolism of fats in the body. It is often referred to as a "vitamin-like" substance because it somewhat resembles amino acids, although technically it is not an amino acid. Carnitine is produced in the body from the amino acids lysine and methionine, and it is ...

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What is cartilage removal?

Cartilage removal refers to a medical procedure in which parts or all of the cartilage tissue is removed from a specific area of the body. Cartilage is a firm and flexible tissue found on the ends of bones in joints and other parts of the body, such as the ears, nose, and windpipe. There are several reasons why cartilage can be removed: Joint Surge...

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What is Cartilage Transplantation with Gel Beads?

Gel bead cartilage grafting is a surgical procedure used to repair damaged or worn-out cartilage in joints. The goal of the procedure is to improve joint function and mobility and reduce pain in people who have degraded cartilage due to injury, arthritis, or other conditions. The procedure involves the use of gel beads, also known as hydrogel beads...

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What is Cat's Claw?

Cat's claw, scientifically known as Uncaria tomentosa, is a climbing vine found primarily in the Amazon rainforest and other parts of South and Central America. The plant is known for its medicinal properties and has been used for centuries in the traditional medicine of indigenous peoples in those regions. Cat's claw is so named because of...

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What is cetomacrogol cream?

Cetomacrogol cream is a type of skin cream that is often used as a moisturizing and soothing cream for dry and sensitive skin. The main active ingredient in cetomacrogol cream is cetomacrogol, also known as cetostearyl alcohol or cetearyl alcohol. Cetomacrogol cream has a water-in-oil formulation, which means it contains water encapsulated in an oi...

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What is change of lenses?

"Changing lenses" refers to the process of replacing the lenses you wear in your glasses with lenses of a different power, type, or characteristics. This can be done for a variety of reasons, usually to make sure your correction is best suited to your vision or to address specific needs. Here are some situations where people may change th...

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What is Chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy is a treatment for cancer and some other conditions that uses powerful drugs to destroy or inhibit cancer cells. The goal of chemotherapy is to stop, slow, or destroy the growth and spread of cancer cells, causing the tumor to shrink or disappear completely. It can also be used to kill cancer cells that have spread to other parts of th...

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What is chewing gum without carbamide sugar?

Sugar-free chewing gum is a popular product for people who want to keep their mouth fresh without consuming sugar, which can be harmful to teeth and general health. However, some sugar-free gum products contain carbamide, a chemical used to enhance the sweet taste. In this article we will discuss the possible symptoms and treatments associated with...

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What is Chewing Gum?

Chewing gum is a sticky substance that is meant to be chewed. It is often made from a combination of gums (natural resins), elastomers (synthetic rubbers), sugar or sweeteners, flavors and other additives. Chewing gum comes in different flavors such as peppermint, fruit flavor, cinnamon, and so on. People chew gum for a variety of reasons, includin...

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What is Chia Seed?

Chia seed is an edible seed that comes from the Salvia hispanica plant, which belongs to the mint family. This plant is native to Central and South America and has been used as a food source by indigenous peoples of that region for thousands of years. Chia seeds are known for their nutritional value and are often hailed as a superfood for the many ...

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What is childbirth (teaching hospital)?

A delivery in a teaching hospital is a process in which high-quality medical care is combined with education and research. Teaching hospitals play an important role in providing care during childbirth, taking a multidisciplinary approach to ensure that both the health of the mother and the baby are optimally protected. This article discusses the ch...

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What is children's aspirin (80mg)?

Children's aspirin (80 mg) is a variant of aspirin that has been specially developed for children. It contains a lower dose of the active ingredient, acetylsalicylic acid, than regular adult aspirin. This lower dosage is intended to meet the needs of children and reduce the likelihood of possible side effects. Child aspirin is often used for si...

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What is Chiropractic?

Chiropractic is a form of alternative medicine that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system, especially disorders of the spine. Chiropractors believe that the structure of the body, especially the spine, affects the functioning of the nervous system and overall health. The basic principle of chiropract...

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What is Chlorella?

Chlorella is a unicellular freshwater algae that belongs to the group of green algae. It is one of the oldest forms of plant life on Earth and thrives in freshwater lakes and rivers. Chlorella has a bright green color, and its name is derived from the Greek word "chloros", meaning "green", and the Latin suffix "-ella",...

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What is chocolate avoidance?

Avoiding chocolate means that someone chooses not to consume chocolate or limits its use. People may choose to avoid chocolate for several reasons: Allergy or intolerance: Some people may be allergic to certain components in chocolate, such as milk, nuts, or cocoa, and so may choose to avoid it completely to avoid allergic reactions. Others may be ...

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What is Choline?

Choline is an essential nutrient that is important for several bodily functions. It is a water-soluble vitamin-like substance that belongs to the group of B vitamins, although technically it is not a true vitamin because the body can produce it in small amounts. Choline plays several crucial roles in the body, including: Cell membrane structure: Ch...

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What is Chrome?

Chromium is an essential trace element that occurs in very small amounts in the body, but plays an important role in various metabolic processes. It is often referred to as a "trace element" because the body only needs small amounts to function normally. Chromium is mainly involved in the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and proteins. Th...

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What is Cinnamon?

Cinnamon is an aromatic spice obtained from the inner bark of the cinnamon tree, called Cinnamomum verum or Cinnamomum cassia. It has been used in cooking and as a traditional medicine for thousands of years for its distinctive taste, smell and supposed health benefits. There are two main types of cinnamon commercially available: Ceylon cinnamon (C...

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What is Claritin?

Claritin is a brand name for the drug loratadine, which belongs to the class of antihistamines. Antihistamines are used to treat allergic reactions by blocking or reducing the effects of histamine, a naturally occurring chemical in the body. Loratadine (Claritin) is commonly prescribed for the relief of allergy symptoms, including: Hay fever (seaso...

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What is Cocoa?

Cocoa, also known as cacao bean, is the seed of the cacao tree (Theobroma cacao). It is the main raw material for chocolate production. The cocoa tree is native to tropical regions of Central and South America, where it has been cultivated and used by indigenous peoples for centuries. The cocoa bean is the kernel contained in the fruit of the cocoa...

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What is Coconut Oil?

Coconut oil is a vegetable oil extracted from the white pulp of ripe coconuts. It is a versatile oil that is popular in both cooking and cosmetic purposes due to its many benefits and uses. There are two main types of coconut oil based on the production method: Refined coconut oil: This coconut oil is obtained by heating and pressing dried coconut ...

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What is Codeine?

Codeine is an opioid analgesic drug used to treat moderate to severe pain. It is derived from opium, which in turn comes from the poppy plant. Codeine works by binding to opioid receptors in the nervous system, resulting in pain relief and a sense of decreased pain perception. In addition to pain relief, codeine also has a cough suppressant effect,...

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What is Coenzyme Q10 - CoQ10?

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a fat-soluble, vitamin-like substance that occurs naturally in the human body. It plays an essential role in cellular energy production and acts as a powerful antioxidant to protect cells from free radical damage. Key features of CoQ10 include: Energy Production: CoQ10 is an important part of the mitochondria, the powerhouse...

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What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a form of psychotherapy that focuses on changing unwanted thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that cause problems and hinder well-being. It is one of the most effective and widely used forms of psychotherapy for a wide variety of mental health problems. CBT is based on the idea that our thoughts, feelings, and be...

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What is contraceptive pill change?

A "birth control pill change" refers to the process of switching someone from taking one birth control pill to another. Birth control pills, also known as the pill, are oral hormonal contraceptives used to prevent pregnancy. They contain synthetic hormones that mimic the natural hormones in the body to prevent ovulation and trigger other ...

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What is cornstarch?

Cornstarch, also known as cornstarch or cornmeal, is a white, fine powder obtained from the endosperm of corn kernels. It is a common ingredient in cooking and is often used as a thickener, stabilizer and binder in food preparation. Cornstarch has a neutral taste and is widely used to thicken sauces, soups and stews and give them a smooth texture. ...

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What is Corticosteroid Cream?

Corticosteroid cream is a medicated ointment or cream that contains corticosteroids as an active ingredient. Corticosteroids are synthetic versions of naturally occurring hormones in the body known as corticosteroids or adrenocortical hormones. They are used to reduce inflammation and treat various skin conditions. Corticosteroid creams are often p...

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What is cosmetic change?

Choosing other cosmetic products refers to selecting different personal care and makeup products depending on individual preferences, skin type, and desired look. Cosmetics products include a wide variety of items such as skin care products, makeup, hair products and much more. Here are some steps to consider when choosing other cosmetic products: ...

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What is cotton underwear?

Cotton underwear is underwear made from natural cotton fabric. Cotton is one of the most commonly used materials for making underwear due to its comfortable and breathable properties. Some characteristics of cotton underwear are: Breathable: Cotton is known for its breathability, allowing air to circulate easily through the material. This helps to ...

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What is cough syrup?

Cough syrup is a medicine used to relieve coughing symptoms. Coughing is the body's natural reflex to clear irritants from the airways, but it can also occur as a result of a cold, flu, allergies, or other conditions. Cough syrup is designed to reduce the symptoms of coughing and relieve the discomfort associated with it. There are two main typ...

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What is Craniosacral Therapy?

Craniosacral therapy is a form of manual therapy that focuses on restoring the natural rhythm and balance of the craniosacral system in the body. This system consists of the brain and spinal cord, surrounded by meninges, and the cerebrospinal fluid that protects and nourishes these structures. It extends from the head (cranium) to the sacrum (sacru...

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What is cream (brand x)?

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What is cream?

"Creme" is a word used to describe a type of semi-solid, smooth and creamy substance, often used in culinary contexts or for skin care products. There are two common uses of the word: Culinary Application: In the culinary world, "cream" refers to a creamy texture achieved by mixing ingredients such as butter, cream, eggs or suga...

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What is Cream?

A cosmetic cream is a type of skin care product used to moisturize, nourish, protect and/or address specific skin concerns. Cosmetic creams are often used for the face, but they can also be used for other parts of the body. Cosmetic creams come in different types, each with their own purpose and ingredients. Some common types of cosmetic creams inc...

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What is Curcuma - turmeric?

Curcuma, also known as turmeric, is an herb native to South Asia that is valued for its culinary and medicinal properties. It is known for its bright yellow color, which it owes to the active ingredient curcumin, which is also responsible for many of its health benefits. In the kitchen, curcuma is often used as a spicy seasoning and coloring agent ...

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What is Cyclosporine?

Cyclosporine is an immunosuppressive drug used to suppress the immune system. It is often prescribed to people who have had an organ transplant to prevent rejection of the transplanted organ. It can also be used in the treatment of certain autoimmune and inflammatory conditions. Cyclosporine works by decreasing the activity of the immune system. It...

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What is Cylindrical Glasses?

Cylindrical correction glasses, also known as cylinder prescription glasses, are prescribed for people with astigmatism. Astigmatism is a common eye defect in which the cornea or lens of the eye has an uneven curvature, refracting light rays in different ways and producing blurry or distorted images. A cylinder correction lens corrects this uneven ...

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What is dabbing with toothpaste?

Toothpaste dabbing is an ancient folk medicine or home remedy that is sometimes used to treat certain skin problems, such as pimples or acne. The idea behind it is that toothpaste, which contains ingredients such as menthol, triclosan, and sodium bicarbonate, may help dry out pimples and reduce redness. The process of dabbing with toothpaste involv...

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What is Dabigatran?

Dabigatran is a drug belonging to the class of anticoagulants, also known as blood thinners. It is prescribed to prevent or reduce the formation of blood clots and is often used in people with an increased risk of thrombosis, stroke or embolism. Dabigatran works by inhibiting the activity of a clotting factor in the blood called thrombin. Thrombin ...

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What is dairy (sufficient)?

Dairy products play an important role in nourishing the human body. They contain essential nutrients and provide numerous health benefits. Here's an overview of the benefits of dairy and why it's important to include enough dairy in your diet: Source of calcium: Dairy products, such as milk, cheese and yogurt, are excellent sources of calci...

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What is DANA-A?

DANA-A is a skin care device that uses heat and blue light to treat acne. It is made by Hitech LnH Co Ltd, a South Korean company. The device works by emitting heat and blue light, both of which have antimicrobial properties. The heat helps open the pores, while the blue light kills the bacteria that cause acne. DANA-A is also said to help reduce i...

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What is defecating?

To relieve has different meanings depending on the context in which it is used. Here are two common meanings of the word "relieve": Physical meaning: Defecating refers to emptying the bowels or bladder. In the case of the intestines, it means that the stool or feces is removed from the body during a bowel movement. At the bladder, defecat...

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What is dental care?

Dental care, also known as oral care, refers to maintaining good health of the teeth, mouth and gums. It encompasses a set of practices and habits performed to prevent tooth decay, gum disease, bad breath and other mouth-related problems. Some important aspects of dental care include: 1. Brushing Your Teeth: Brushing your teeth regularly is essenti...

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What is Denture Adjustment?

A denture adjustment refers to the process of adjusting or modifying a denture to better fit the wearer's mouth. The purpose of an adjustment is to improve the comfort and functionality of the dentures so that they stay in place and function properly when eating, speaking and laughing. There are several reasons why dentures may need to be adjus...

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What is desmopressin (minrin)?

Desmopressin, often sold under the brand name "Minirin," is a synthetic hormone used to treat a variety of conditions related to fluid regulation in the body. It is a form of vasopressin, a natural hormone produced in the hypothalamus that plays a role in regulating water balance in the body. Desmopressin can be used in different ways dep...

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What is dextrose?

"Grape sugar" usually refers to glucose, a simple sugar that is an important source of energy for the human body. Also referred to as "dextrose," glucose is a carbohydrate found in many foods, especially high-carbohydrate foods such as grains, fruits, and starchy vegetables. Grape sugar is often associated with raising blood sug...

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What is diacure?

Diacure is a medicine used to treat diarrhoea. It contains loperamide hydrochloride, a substance that reduces the movements of the intestines. This makes the stool firmer and there is less urgency. Diacure is used in acute and chronic diarrhoea, and sometimes in irritable bowel syndrome with many diarrheal symptoms. It is important to read the Diac...

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What is ditropan(oxybutynin chloride)?

Ditropan is a brand name for a drug containing the active ingredient oxybutynin chloride. Ditropan belongs to a class of medications known as anticholinergics or antimuscarinics. These drugs work by affecting certain nerve signals involved in the muscle contractions of the bladder. This makes it useful in treating conditions related to bladder cont...

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What is drinking (sugar free)?

Sugar-free drinks refer to liquid drinks that do not contain added sugars. These drinks are designed to reduce the intake of excess sugars, which can lead to a host of health problems, including obesity, type 2 diabetes and tooth decay. While some sugar-free drinks may contain naturally occurring sugars, such as those found in fruit juices, they ar...

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What is drinking milk?

"Drinking milk" simply refers to consuming milk, i.e. taking in milk by drinking it. Milk is a liquid produced by the mammary glands of female mammals, such as cows, goats and sheep. It is an important food source of nutrients for both humans and animals, especially young mammals. People drink milk for a variety of reasons, including: Nut...

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What is drinking more alcohol?

"Drink more alcohol" refers to increasing the amount of alcohol you consume. Alcohol is a psychoactive substance found in various beverages such as beer, wine, spirits and liqueurs. Drinking alcohol in moderation may be socially acceptable for some people and in some cultures it is part of social occasions. However, increasing alcohol con...

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What is drinking red wine?

"Drinking red wine" refers to consuming red wine, an alcoholic beverage made from fermented grapes. It is a popular drink enjoyed by many people worldwide. Red wine is usually served at room temperature and can be paired with various dishes or simply enjoyed on its own. Moderate consumption of red wine is sometimes associated with certain...

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What is drinking white wine?

"Drinking white wine" refers to consuming white wine, an alcoholic beverage made from fermented, light-skinned grapes. Unlike red wine, the grape skins are removed before the wine is fermented, giving the wine its characteristic light color. White wine is usually served chilled and has a wide variety of flavors ranging from dry to sweet, ...

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What is Drip?

An IV drip is a medical technique in which fluids, drugs, or nutrients are administered directly into the body through a thin needle connected to a flexible tube (IV tubing) and a container (IV bag or IV pump) that holds the fluid. This procedure is commonly used in hospitals, clinics, and other medical settings to accomplish a variety of goals. Go...

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What is Dry Air?

Dry air refers to air with low humidity, which means that there is little water vapor in the air. This is common in dry climates, especially during the winter months when the air is naturally less humid. In dry air, the concentration of water vapor in the air is low, making the air feel relatively dry. Dry air can have several consequences, both fo...

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What is eating cheese?

Cheese is a beloved food valued for its rich flavor, texture and versatility in the kitchen. It comes in several varieties and is used worldwide in a wide variety of dishes. Here are some aspects of eating cheese: Varieties of Cheese: There are countless varieties of cheese, each with unique flavors, aromas and textures. Some popular cheese varieti...

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What is Eating Enough Fruit and Vegetables?

Eating enough fruit and vegetables means that you have a varied diet in which you consume a sufficient amount of fruit and vegetables every day to meet your nutritional needs. Eating fruits and vegetables is important because they are rich in essential nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants, which contribute to good health an...

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What is eating ice cream?

Eating ice cream is a popular and refreshing treat loved by people of all ages. Whether it's a warm summer day or a tasty treat after a meal, ice cream has a special place in the world of desserts. Here are some aspects of enjoying ice cream: Variety of Flavor: Ice cream comes in a wide variety of flavors ranging from classic vanilla and chocol...

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What is Echinaforce Creme?

Echinaforce Cream is a natural cream based on Echinacea purpurea extract, a herb commonly known as purple coneflower. Echinacea has long been used in traditional herbal medicine for its purported immune-stimulating properties. The Echinaforce Cream is often used to treat and soothe skin problems. It contains a concentrated extract of Echinacea purp...

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What is Electrocautery?

Electrocautery is a medical procedure that uses an electrical current to burn or cut tissue. It is often performed as part of surgical procedures to stop bleeding, remove or destroy tissue, or treat certain medical conditions. During electrocautery, an electrically charged instrument called an electrocautery is used to heat the tissue. When the ele...

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What is electroversion (electric shock)?

Electroversion, also known as electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), is a medical procedure used to treat serious psychiatric conditions, such as major depression, manic episodes in bipolar disorder, and certain forms of schizophrenia. It involves applying a controlled electrical current to the brain, resulting in an intentionally induced seizure, known ...

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What is Emesafene?

Emesafene is a medicine used to treat nausea and vomiting, especially during pregnancy. This medication contains two active ingredients: meclozine and pyridoxine. Emesafene is mainly prescribed to pregnant women who experience severe nausea and vomiting, a condition known as hyperemesis gravidarum. Meclozine and Pyridoxine: Meclozine: This is an an...

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What is Enough Rest?

Getting enough rest means giving your body and mind the time it needs to recover and relax. It includes getting enough sleep, but resting also means moments of relaxation during the day. Rest is essential for maintaining good health and well-being. Here are some important aspects of getting enough rest: Getting enough sleep: Getting enough sleep is...

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What is Enzyme Therapy?

Enzyme therapy is a medical approach that involves using enzymes to affect specific biochemical reactions in the body. Enzymes are proteins that act as catalysts, meaning they speed up chemical reactions without permanently changing themselves in the process. In the healthcare context, enzyme therapy can have several applications: Food Digestion: E...

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What is epipen (adrenaline)?

Epipen is a trade name for a medical device that contains a dose of adrenaline (also known as epinephrine). It is used to treat severe allergic reactions such as anaphylaxis. Adrenaline is a hormone and neurotransmitter naturally produced in the body that plays an important role in the "fight-or-flight" response. In a severe allergic reac...

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What is Evening Primrose Oil?

Evening primrose oil is an oil extracted from the seeds of the evening primrose plant, known scientifically as Oenothera biennis. This plant is native to North America and is named after Dutch botanist Jan Frederik Gronovius, who was known as "Evening Flower" because of his love of the flower. Evening primrose oil is known for its high co...

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What is fall prevention?

Falling can cause serious injuries, especially in the elderly. Fortunately, there are steps that can be taken to reduce the risk of falls. Here are some helpful tips and strategies for preventing falls: Keep your home safe: Clear your home of clutter, loose carpets and obstacles in the walkways. Install grab bars and handrails on stairs and in bath...

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What is fat cream?

In a medical context, the term "greasy cream" is sometimes used to refer to a cream or ointment that contains a high fat content and is used to treat skin conditions. These creams are often prescribed by doctors or dermatologists and are intended to moisturize, protect and soften the skin, especially in cases where the skin is dry, irrita...

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What is Fibromyalgia (forum)?

Fibromyalgia is a complex chronic condition characterized by widespread pain throughout the body, tenderness in certain pressure points, and symptoms such as fatigue, sleep disturbances, stiffness, and cognitive problems known as "fibro fog." While fibromyalgia is often associated with pain, it actually encompasses a wide variety of physi...

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What is fistulotomy?

A fistulotomy is a surgical procedure performed to treat a fistula. A fistula is an unnatural connection or channel that forms between two parts of the body or between an organ and the skin. Fistulas can occur in various places in the body, such as in the intestines, rectum, anus, urinary tract and skin. A fistulotomy is usually performed in patien...

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What is Flaxseed?

Linseed, also known as flax seeds, are the seeds of the flax plant, scientifically known as Linum usitatissimum. These small, brown or golden seeds have a mild nutty flavor and are rich in nutrients, making them a healthy addition to the diet. Flaxseed is a rich source of several nutrients, including: Fiber: Flax seeds are an excellent source of di...

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What is flossing?

Flossing is an essential part of oral hygiene where a thin thread or ribbon known as dental floss is used between the teeth to remove food particles and plaque that build up between the teeth and are difficult to reach with a toothbrush. Dental floss can be made of nylon, polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), or other materials and comes in a variety of ...

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What is Foot Reflexology?

Foot reflexology, also known as foot reflexology, is an alternative medicine based on the principle that there are reflex points in the feet that correspond to organs, systems, and parts of the body. By massaging and stimulating these reflex points, the aim is to promote relaxation, restore balance in the body and stimulate the natural healing proc...

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What is Freezing?

In the medical context, "freezing" refers to tissue damage due to extreme cold temperatures. It is also called "frostbite". Frostbite occurs when skin and other body tissues freeze from exposure to very cold conditions, such as freezing weather or exposure to ice and snow without adequate protection. During frostbite, the extrem...

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What is Gallstone Removal?

Removing a gallstone refers to the process of removing a gallstone from the gallbladder or bile ducts. Gallstones are hard deposits that can form in the gallbladder, an organ located below the liver that stores bile, a fluid that helps digest fats. Sometimes gallstones can become lodged in the bile duct, leading to painful symptoms and complication...

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What is Garlic?

Garlic, scientifically known as Allium sativum, is a bulbous plant that belongs to the onion family. It has been used in cooking and as a medicinal plant for thousands of years due to its characteristic taste and many health benefits. The garlic bulb, also called a "bulb", consists of several segments, known as "cloves". Each cl...

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What is Gauze Bandage?

Gauze bandage is a medical bandage used to cover and protect wounds. It consists of a piece of mesh, usually made of cotton or a synthetic material, that is designed to allow moisture to pass through and air to circulate. This allows the wound to breathe and allows excess fluid to drain from the wound. Gauze bandages are commonly used for various t...

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What is gauze dressing (sterile; clean)?

A gauze bandage is a common medical device used to care for and protect wounds. It can be used in both sterile and clean environments, depending on the nature of the wound and the required hygienic conditions. Sterile Gauze Dressing: Sterile gauze dressings are used on wounds prone to infection or when a sterile environment is required to minimize ...

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What is Ginger?

Ginger, scientifically known as Zingiber officinale, is a flowering plant widely used as a spice and medicinal plant. It originated in Asia, but is now cultivated worldwide for its unique taste and health benefits. The rhizome of the ginger plant, also called "ginger root," is the part that is used. This rhizome has a characteristic spicy...

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What is gonad removal?

Gonad removal refers to a surgical procedure in which the male or female gonads, also known as the genitals, are surgically removed. In men, the gonads include the testicles, which are responsible for producing sperm cells and the male sex hormone testosterone. Removing the testicles is called orchiectomy and can be done for a variety of reasons, s...

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What is good hygiene?

Good hygiene encompasses a set of practices and habits designed to promote health, prevent disease and minimize the spread of pathogens. It concerns personal hygiene, hygiene in the home and in public places. Here are some important aspects of good hygiene: Hand hygiene: Wash hands regularly and thoroughly with soap and water, especially after usin...

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What is hair transplant?

Hair transplant is a surgical procedure in which hair follicles (hair follicles) are moved from an area of ​​the body, usually the back of the head, to a bald or thinning area on the scalp. The goal of hair transplant is to restore or enhance the hair on the affected area, regenerating natural-looking hair and reducing baldness. There are sever...

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What is head bending forward?

Bending head forward is a posture in which you bend your upper body forward so that your head moves towards your knees or feet. This movement can be performed while standing, sitting, or even lying down. It is a common pose used in various situations such as daily activities, exercise, yoga and stretching. Bending your head forward can have several...

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What is Healthy Living?

Healthy living refers to adopting a lifestyle and making choices that promote well-being and overall health. It encompasses various aspects of daily life that together contribute to a healthy lifestyle. Here are some important aspects of healthy living: Balanced diet: Consuming a nutritious diet with a variety of foods, including vegetables, fruits...

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What is hemorrhoid ointment (self-care)?

Hemorrhoid ointment is an over-the-counter medication used to treat hemorrhoids, also known as hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoid ointment is available over the counter and is intended to relieve the symptoms of hemorrhoids, such as swelling, itching, irritation, and pain around the rectum or anus. The ointment usually contains active ingredients with anti-in...

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What is hemorrhoids suppositories (self-care)?

Hemorrhoids suppositories are a form of over-the-counter medication used to treat hemorrhoids, also known as hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids are swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum or anus, which can cause discomfort, itching, pain and bleeding. Suppositories are small, torpedo-shaped medicinal capsules that are inserted into the rectum. They dissolv...

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What is High Carbohydrate Food?

High-carbohydrate foods are foods that contain a relatively high amount of carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are one of three macronutrients our body needs, along with proteins and fats. They are an important source of energy for our body, especially for our brain and muscles. High-carbohydrate foods include: Grain products: Bread, pasta, rice, breakfas...

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What is High Fiber Food?

High-fiber foods refer to foods that contain a high amount of dietary fiber. Dietary fiber is a type of carbohydrate that is not completely broken down and absorbed in the digestive system. Instead, fiber passes through the gastrointestinal tract almost unchanged and has several beneficial effects on health. There are two main types of dietary fibe...

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What is High Protein Food?

Proteins play a vital role in maintaining the health and functioning of the human body. They are essential for building and repairing tissues, the functioning of enzymes and hormones, and the maintenance of muscle mass. In the medical context, protein foods are often recommended for various health purposes. Here are the main aspects of protein food...

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What is his strengthening exercises?

Muscle strengthening exercises, also known as resistance exercises, are exercises designed to increase the strength, endurance and mass of muscles. These exercises work by creating resistance against the muscles, forcing them to work harder and become stronger. Muscle-strengthening exercises can take several forms, including: Weight training: Lifti...

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What is holding the head higher than the body?

The "holding the head higher than the body" refers to maintaining a posture where the head is held at a higher level than the rest of the body. This can be done in different situations and for different reasons: Sleep position: Some people sleep with their heads higher than their bodies to address certain health issues, such as gastroesop...

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What is holding under lukewarm water (30 minutes)?

"Hold under lukewarm water (30 minutes)" refers to placing something underwater that is at a moderate and comfortable temperature, usually close to body temperature, for a period of 30 minutes. This action can be performed for several reasons, depending on the context: Relief of discomfort: Immersing a body part, such as hands or feet, in...

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What is Holistic Therapy?

Holistic therapy is an approach to health and wellness that considers the person as a whole, including the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspect. Rather than just focusing on treating specific symptoms, holistic therapy seeks to restore balance and harmony between all aspects of the individual to promote a healthier and more fulfilling l...

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What is Honey?

Honey is a naturally sweet substance produced by honey bees from the nectar of flowers. It is a natural sweetener that has been used by humans as food and medicine for thousands of years. Honey has a characteristic taste and is valued for its delicious sweetness and rich aroma. The honey production process begins when honey bees collect nectar from...

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What is Hormone Injection?

An injection of hormones refers to the administration of hormones into the body through an injection. Hormones are chemical messengers in the body produced by various glands that regulate various important functions such as metabolism, growth, reproduction, mood and many more. Injections of hormones are often used in medical practice to treat vario...

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What is Hormone Therapy?

Hormone therapy is a medical treatment aimed at affecting hormone levels in the body. Hormones are chemicals produced by glands in the body that play a vital role in regulating various bodily functions such as growth, metabolism, reproduction and mood. Hormone therapy can be used in a variety of ways, depending on the specific purpose of the treatm...

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