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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 ...

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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 he...

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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 u...

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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 ri...

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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 ...

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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 c...

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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, tal...

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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 ...

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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 a...

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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 s...

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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 ...

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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-energ...

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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. NIC...

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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 su...

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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. ...

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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. Th...

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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 he...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 he...

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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 yo...

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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...

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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 achie...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 bod...

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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 mouth...

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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...

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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 con...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. Yo...

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HIV / AIDS and Oral Health

People with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency 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...

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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 ...

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How healthy are you eating?

From now on you can search on symptomzoeker.nl through the Dutch Nutrient Database (NEVO) to see what you can do to eat healthy. See which vegetables are the most healthy to eat or what better to leave. Or do you want to enter all your daily...

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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 factor...

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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 cat...

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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 mo...

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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....

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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 ra...

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Marfan syndrome

Also known as MFS Marfan syndrome is a genetic condition that affects a protein in the body that helps build healthy connective tissue. Connective tissue supports the bones, muscles and organs in your body and allows your skin, blood vessels and liga...

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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 ...

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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 tomograph...

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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 adu...

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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 d...

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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 t...

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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 mo...

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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. Pacem...

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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. T...

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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,...

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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 t...

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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 s...

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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 harmf...

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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 increase...

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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 i...

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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 outsid...

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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 t...

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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 ...

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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. Ventri...

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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 coupl...

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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 wi...

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Whether it is stress, stress, a burnout, sleep problems or a congenital brain trauma due to a whiplash or concussion. In many cases, treatment of

Whether it is stress, stress, a burnout, sleep problems or a congenital brain trauma due to a whiplash or concussion. In many cases, treatment of the associated complaints focuses on symptom management and not the underlying cause. And that is exactl...

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