brain

Alzheimer‘s disease

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Alzheimer‘s disease Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease that causes disorders of memory, thinking, and behavior and is not part of the normal aging process. It is caused by the decrease in the amount of the neurotransmitter called acetylcholine, due to the death of cholinergic neurons. Signs and symptoms Alzheimer‘s disease starts with a progressive […]

food

Sage tea

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Sage

sage tea Sage Sage (Salvia officinalis), is a perennial shrub that belongs to the mint (Lamiaceae) family and it is most commonly grown for its aromatic leaves used as a tea. Sage stalks can grow upright or on the ground, forming a dense woody arrangement with broad, elliptical, silvery-green leaves alternately arranged on the stems. […]

liver

Cirrhosis

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liver

Cirrhosis Liver Liver (hepatic) cirrhosis is a chronic liver disease, caused by various diseases and conditions of the liver, such as hepatitis and chronic alcoholism. The liver is an organ that performs several important functions in the body, including detoxification of harmful substances in the body, helps in cleansing the blood as well as in […]

stress

Stress

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Stress

Stress Stress is the way of our body‘s response to a challenge or threat. It is a mechanism that helps us survive in life-threatening circumstances, where the body uses all its system at maximum capabilities. It is actually a kind of self-protection, although people rarely see it in that way. In many life circumstances, it […]

diabetes

Diabetic foot

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Diabetes Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a metabolic disorder in which the body can not produce or effectively use the hormone insulin. Insulin is a hormone that is responsible for enabling the conversion of sugar into energy in the cells of the body, and if this function is impaired, blood sugar (glucose) levels can become abnormally […]

hypertension

Chronic kidney disease

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chronic kidney disease

Chronic kidney disease Chronic kidney disease (chronic kidney insufficiency / chronic renal failure) is a disorder in which kidneys are losing their function gradually over time. That process usually takes months or years. It can not be reversed, but with early diagnosis, appropriate treatment and some changes in lifestyle, it can slow down or in […]

food

Black pepper

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black pepper

Black Pepper (Piper nigrum) is a perennial, flowering plant whose fruit has been used for centuries for human consumption as a spice and because of its medicinal properties. Black pepper has been the most traded product on the world market of spices throughout history, and today it is one of the most commercial tropical cultures. […]

blood

Thrombocytopenia

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Thrombocytopenia

Thrombocytopenia Thrombocytopenia represents a decrease in the number of blood cells called blood platelets, which may cause bleeding in the skin and internal organs. This is a lack of blood platelets, small blood cells that play a key role in the closure of damaged blood vessels may cause excessive bleeding. Normal blood platelet count in […]

atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis

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heart health

Atherosclerosis Atherosclerosis is a disorder in which arterial wall stiffens and loses its elasticity caused by the formation of thickening (atherosclerotic plaque) in its inner layers, which can reduce or obstruct blood flow. Although it is more common in the male population, its prevalence increases in women after the menopause and equalizes with the prevalence […]

blood

Epistaxis (Nosebleed)

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Epistaxis

Epistaxis – epidemiology Epistaxis represents bleeding from a nose, and it is fairly common phenomena which can occur at any age, but it is most common in young children (2 – 10 years) and elderly population as opposed to older children and adults. Moreover, epistaxis is very rare in very young children (< 2 years) […]