digestive system

Crohn‘s disease

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Crohn's disease

Crohn‘s disease Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory disease of the gastrointestinal tract that can affect any part of the digestive system, from the oral cavity to the end of the colon, and is often difficult to distinguish from ulcerous colitis (inflammation of the colon with ulcerations). Most commonly, the affected part of the gastrointestinal tract […]

respiratory system

Common cold

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common cold

Common cold The common cold is the most common of all viral infections of the upper respiratory tract. It usually occurs in the colder periods of the year. The common cold is an acute, usually afebrile, viral infection with inflammation of some or all of the organs of the upper respiratory tract, including the nose, […]

atherosclerosis

Brain aneurysm

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brain aneurysm

Brain aneurysm A brain aneurysm is an abnormal enlargement of a blood vessel in the brain. Arteries that supply the brain are branched out from the set of arteries that is located at the base of the brain. Those branching sites are the most common locations where brain aneurysms occur. Brain aneurysms can affect anyone, […]

bones

Osteoporosis

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osteoporosis

Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a systematic bone disease that is characterized by a decrease in bone mass, changed bone structure, and increased risk of fracture. It is most commonly found in postmenopausal women due to the decrease of estrogen in the blood. Osteoporosis is an asymptomatic disease that often goes unnoticed until the bone fracture happens. […]

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. […]

digestive system

Helicobacter pylori

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helicobacter pylori

Helicobacter pylori is a bacterium that is only found in humans in the lower part of the stomach and according to the World Health Organization, half of humanity is infected with this bacterium. If left untreated, helicoid bacteria can cause more serious medical conditions. Helicobacter causes local inflammation of the gastric mucosa, that is, gastritis, […]

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 […]