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86 articles tagged Physiology
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When Coughs Become Cancerous

Early oral cancer symp­toms are often unnoticed. Late-stage throat cancer symp­toms like hoarse­ness or persis­tent cough­ing require immedi­ate evaluation.

Cardiology 'Sleeping man with CPAP'

Stop Snoring Now

You feel sluggish in the morn­ing while every­one in the house sleeps with pil­lows over their heads. Here is how every­one can get a good night's sleep.

Otolaryngology 'Snoring couple in bed'

Snoring: More Than a Sleep Irritant

Snoring can be more than an irritant to your sleeping partner. It might also signal a dangerous condition called sleep apnea.

Gastroenterology 'Girl with painful stomach'

Gut Reactions To Crohn’s

Inflammation of the bowels named after Burrill B. Crohn affects diges­tion, joints and skin. How can you improve reac­tions to this gastro­intes­tinal ailment?

Gastroenterology 'Phoning on toilet'

Two Types of Bloody Stools

You check the tissue for final inspection after a toilet deposit and dis­cover blood. What can cause this and what should you do about it?


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Orthopedics 'Osteopath touching back'

Why Doctors Won’t Fix Your Back

Pain in your lower back is excru­ciat­ing most days. But for years, your doctor explores options other than orthopedic surgery. Why the hesitation?

Otolaryngology 'Vertigo Spinning Woman'

Vertigo Spinning Out of Control

Otolaryngologists may zero in on one of many causes for vertigo. How can you narrow it down and stop the spinning?

Neurology 'Woman laying in coma'

Awakening From a Coma

A coma can result from trauma or is sometimes medically induced. What happens during a coma and what is the outlook for recovery?

Cardiology 'Apple Watch heart monitor'

Premature Ventricular Contractions

Occurring occasionally, Premature Ventricular Contractions can resolve on their own. Occurring frequently, PVCs can signal more serious conditions.

Cardiology 'Blood components'

Acquired Aplastic Anemia

A rare triple-threat anemia can deplete each major blood compo­nent, reducing energy, decreas­ing lung and heart function.

Physiotherapy 'Spinal stenosis stretch'

Narrowing Down Spinal Stenosis

Nerve compression trans­cends physical strength to immo­bilize the most power­ful patients. How can you dif­feren­ti­ate stenosis and resume normal activities?

Orthopedics 'Straightening Out Scoliosis'

Straightening Out Scoliosis

Spinal surgery for scoliosis is more of an aesthetic remedy than medical resolu­tion. What are consi­dera­tions before going under the knife?


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